December 29, 2021
As Betty White celebrates a successful career in film spanning over eight decades, she is also grateful for another milestone in her already fulfilling life. "The Proposal" actress turns a century old in a few days.
A pioneer of early television, Betty White is celebrated for her work in the entertainment industry, having been one of the very first women to exert control in front of and behind the camera.
She is also one of the first women to produce a sitcom and has won numerous awards for her continued contribution to the industry.
America's most beloved actress Betty White. | Photo: Getty Images
THE SECRET TO A LONG LIFE
After years of mesmerizing her fans with her unmatched sense of humor, the star finally offers her secrets to such a long and fulfilled life.
During an interview with People, "The Lorax" actress disclosed that her optimistic nature is what keeps her going. She shared that staying positive is one of her most guarded secrets.
She also shared that beauty sleep is essential for a healthy life, as is a good laugh. Her other tips to living a long life are exercising the mind, keeping busy, a little vodka, and a lot more hotdogs.
Today, the star enjoys a quiet life, and more than anything, she is grateful for her excellent health even at such an advanced age. She shared:
"I'm so lucky to be in such good health and feel so good at this age. It's amazing."
White spends her days playing card games and crossword puzzles when she's not watching animal documentaries at her quiet home in L.A.
Her California home features a beautiful mini aquarium with several tropical fishes. The living room looks cozy with lovely sofas and a fireplace.
Her kitchen features ample functional space with an island in the middle, while the bedroom is a warm yellow color with a four-poster bed.
The "Lake Placid" star makes her abode homey with trinkets, picture frames, antique furniture, and subtle floral prints throughout the open areas.
CELEBRATING A HUNDRED YEARS
The beloved actress turns 100 years old on January 17, and to celebrate, she has invited her fans to the premiere of the "Betty White: 100 Years Young" movie special.
The movie will feature several big names in the industry, including Jennifer Love Hewitt, James Corden, Jimmy Kimmel, Clint Eastwood, Jay Leno, Ryan Reynolds, Craig Ferguson, and Carol Burnett, among many others.
The movie trailer promises White's fans a good laugh watching White's most comical moments on "The Mary Tyler Show," "The Proposal," "Hot In Cleveland," and " The Golden Girls."