Being surrounded by celebrities when she was young kept her from being “in awe” of them. When she was a young woman, Walters’ father missing his nightclubs and the family’s penthouse on Central Park West. As Walters recalled, “He had a breakdown. He went down to live in our house in Florida, and then the Government took the house, and they took the car, and they took the furniture.” Of her mother, she said, “My mother have to incorporate married the way her friends did, a man who was a doctor or who was in the dress business.”
After attending Fieldston School and Birch Wathen private schools in New York City, Walters graduated from Miami Beach Substantial School in 1947. In 1951 she received a B.A. in English from Sarah Lawrence College.
|Day of Birth||September 25, 1929 .|
|Place of Birth||Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.|