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What is Roseanne Barr’s Net Worth? How Much She Made on ‘Roseanne’

What is Roseanne Barr’s Net Worth? How Much She Made on ‘Roseanne’

Roseanne Barr has put together several successes in her career as an actress and comedienne, which boosted her net worth. Getting her situation comedy, Roseanne, on ABC provided quite a windfall for Barr. Toss in stand-up comedy specials and appearances, too. It seemed Barr could do no wrong for some time.

What is Roseanne Barr’s Net Worth?

All of her hard work led Roseanne Barr to have a net worth valuing $80 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth. Barr was the star of her sitcom, which originally ran from 1988 through 1997. ABC started the show back up again in 2018. The actress, though, found herself fired from the show after publishing a racist tweet. The network then turned remnants of the sitcom into The Conners with John Goodman starring.

Roseanne Barr Shaped Humor Out Of Her Life

Her success story, though, starts with her stand-up routine. Roseanne Barr often talked and joked about the trials of a modern housewife. She dipped into her own experiences to enhance her comedy. Eventually, Barr earned a spot on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson in 1985.

From there, Roseanne Barr found her way as part of a Rodney Dangerfield special in 1986. That was a good year as she also appeared on NBC’s Late Night with David Letterman. In 1987, HBO gave Barr her own special, The Roseanne Barr Show. She picked up an American Comedy Award for her work. Roseanne would follow in 1988 and Barr was off and running with television success.

In turn, her success led to great wealth. ABC paid Barr $21 million for her sitcom’s final season in 1997. Other TV work includes a talk show simply titled The Roseanne Show and another show titled Roseanne’s Nuts.

She has been married three times to Bill Pentland, Tom Arnold, and Ben Thomas. All three marriages ended in divorce. Roseanne Barr has three children, Jessica, Jennifer, and Jake, from her first marriage. She has a son, Buck, who was born after Barr became pregnant through in-vitro fertilization.

Personal Behavior Has Brought Barr More Attention

Roseanne Barr’s behavior has brought her a lot of attention over the years. In 1990, she was asked to sing The Star Spangled Banner before a baseball game in San Diego. She yelled and screeched her way through it, only to grab at her crotch after finishing it. Her rendition didn’t go over well with fans at the game. She even was criticized by former President George H.W. Bush.

Roseanne Barr received more heat in 2009 when she posed as Adolph Hitler for Heeb magazine, which is a satirical Jewish publication. In 2012, Barr ran for president as a member of the Green Party. She didn’t win the nomination.

Trouble, though, follows Roseanne Barr around like Pig Pen’s dirt in the Peanuts cartoon. In 2020, Barr once again took to Twitter and posted a video. In it, Barr shared her opinion that former President Donald Trump was “the first woman President of the United States.” Twitter took the video down.

These days, Roseanne Barr lives in Hawaii with her partner, Johnny Argent. She has found her way back into the news cycle with more tweets. Barr even had a new stand-up comedy special on Fox Nation recently. It also appears that she has a talk show where episodes run on X, formerly known as Twitter.