Incredible Betty White Is The Guinness World Record Holder. What Was She Awarded For?
Betty White, the famous American actress and comedian, is known for her acting career. She is loved by millions of people from all over the world.
96-year-old Betty White is most popular for her outstanding roles as Sue Ann Nivens in The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Rose Nylund in The Golden Girls, and Elka Ostrovsky in Hot in Cleveland.
By the way, she managed to steal the show at the 2018 Emmy Awards by receiving standing ovations for the inspiring speech. In this way, people showed once again that Betty White is indeed an icon of the generation.
But it turned out, Betty holds the Guinness World Record. In 2014, she earned this prestigious title for the Longest TV career for an entertainer as a female, after 74 years of work in the industry.
In the interview published on the official Guinness World Records website, Betty White claimed it was an honor for her to be included in the Guinness World Records book:
The book has always been fascinating to me. I can’t believe I’m now associated with it. I am amazed at some of the records they keep. The longest fingernails?!?
She also talked about her favorite projects:
I had many favorites. ‘The Pet Set’ and ‘The Golden Girls’ just to name a few. Especially the former, as I wrote and produced it and could have on any animals I wanted.
Betty White appeared in such popular TV shows as The Golden Girls, The Mary Tyler Moore Show, and The Carol Burnett Show.
As reported by Mental Floss, Betty White would become a zookeeper, if she had not connected her life with the acting career. By the way, she is partly connected with this sphere. Betty White is an animal activist and she cooperates with numerous organizations, including Los Angeles Zoo Commission, Morris Animal Foundation, and African Wildlife Foundation.
Betty White turned out to be not only a successful actress and comedian, but also a World Guinness Record holder. What an inspiring woman she is!