How Many Grandchildren Does Whoopi Goldberg Really Have?

How Many Grandchildren Does Whoopi Goldberg Really Have?

Whoopi Goldberg married her first husband, Alvin Martin, in 1973, a union that lasted until 1979, according to BET. The same year they tied the knot, the couple welcomed a daughter, Alexandrea Martin, per CBS News. Goldberg was just 17 years old when she gave birth to her first and only child. Alexandrea herself became a mother at a young age, giving birth to daughter Amarah Dean on November 13, 1989, when she was just 16, according to Bio Gossip. That means that Goldberg became a grandmother for the first when she was just 34, as Hello! magazine pointed out.

How Many Grandchildren Does Whoopi Goldberg Really Have?

Alexandrea went on to have two more children with husband Bernard Dean, a daughter, Jerzey, born in 1996, according to her Instagram bio, and a son, Mason, born in 1998, according to Closer Weekly. Jerzey is an aspiring model and a fashion designer who founded the brand Jerzey Kennedy Designs, with a presence in Los Angeles and New York. Mason also followed in his grandmother’s artistic footsteps and is making a name for himself as a musician, according to his Instagram page.

How Many Grandchildren Does Whoopi Goldberg Really Have?

On a segment of The View in 2015, Goldberg described the moment Mason realized his grandma was the Whoopi Goldberg. “We were in the car once and there was a big billboard of me and — he must have been 5 — and he just went, ‘You’re Whoopi Goldberg!'” Goldberg recalled. “And [Alexandrea] was like, ‘Yeah, that’s granny,’ and he was like, ‘I didn’t know!'”

 

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