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Lyle Trachtenberg

Published Sun Jul 03 2022 By chanel
Lyle Trachtenberg

Lyle Trachtenberg is a retired actor and reality star who rose to international fame mostly from his brief marriage to Oscar-winning American actress Whoopi Goldberg. He also shot to fame as a supporting actor in the 1998 movie Beach Movie and has also appeared in films such as "From Dusk Till Dawn."

Trachtenberg's career has also led to a variety of TV talk shows and TV movies, in addition to acting. He has featured in the special gratitude segments of films such as Bats (1999), House of the Dead 2 (2005 TV movie), The Most Hated Woman in America (2017 film), and others.

Early Life

Lyle Trachtenberg was born in Los Angeles, California, the United States of America, on January 1, 1956. He and his family spent most of their childhood in Los Angeles. He hasn't spoken anything about his parents or siblings. However, it is thought that Lyle Trachtenberg's father made a living as a theater performer and his mother was an English teacher.

Lyle was interested in performing as a child and later intended to pursue a career in acting, but he was also interested in sports since he played both football and soccer. He was a part of the school's theatrical club and frequently went to see his father perform at a local theatre. In terms of education, he attended the University of California, Los Angeles, in the United States, where he received his bachelor's degree in 1980.

Lyle's Previous Marriage 

After dating Whoopi Goldberg for nine months, Lyle Trachtenberg married her on October 1, 1994.  The marriage is supposed to have lasted only a year. The couple allegedly divorced in 1995 and did not have any children. Whoopi Goldberg is the stage persona of Caryn Elaine Johnson, an award-winning performer, entertainer, and civil rights activist/advocate who was born on November 13, 1955, in New York City, USA. Emma Johnson and Robert James Johnson Jr. are his ex-in-laws. Her career began with an uncredited role in the 1982 film Citizen. She is one of only sixteen celebrities who have won all four major honors in the entertainment world: Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony. In 2001, she was also granted the Mark Twain Reward for American Humor.

                     Lyle Trachtenberg and his ex-wife Whoopi Goldberg before the divorce.                                    (Source: Married Biography)

Her most noteworthy film and television credits include Ghost (1990), Star Trek: The Next Generation (1988-1993 TV series), Whoopi (2003-2004 TV series), Glee (2012-2014 TV series), Instinct (2018 TV series), and others. Barb's voice in the TV series Summer Camp Island was her most recent acting role (2019-2021). His ex-girlfriend, on the other hand, had a child with her ex-husband, Alvin Louise Martin. Alex Martin, an American actress, and producer, is their daughter. She has already been married to two guys. Their excitement, on the other hand, can't last forever. His ex-wife went on to write a book on her failed marriages. Upon the divorce, the woman released a statement about the relationship. Whoopi stated that the term "marriage" does not apply to her.

Current Relationship and Kids

Since his separation from Whoopi, Lyle Trachtenberg moved on with his life. On August 9, 1998, he arranged his second wedding with Adrianna Belan. Gabriella Trachtenberg and Natasha Trachtenberg are the pair's two kids. The family of four was spotted in 2018 at an event held by the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees. The duo has a lovely family life with their children. There is no discussion of their breakup whatsoever.

                     Lyle Trachtenberg, his current wife Adrianna Belan and daughters Gabriella Trachtenberg and Natasha Trachtenberg (Source: Belan's FB)

Adrianna is a Canadian-American woman best known as Trachtenberg's wife. She attended and graduated from Western Ontario with a bachelor's degree. She is also a graduate of McGill University in Canada. She is also a former technical writer for Wolfsdorf Associates (1999-2003). She presently serves as an insurance agent and producer for Cline Agency Insurance Brokers in Santa Monica, California. She began working for the company as a marketing agent in May 2006 and was promoted to producer after five years.

A career in Entertainment Industry

After completing his university education, the actor joined the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees or IATSE. IATSE is a labor union that represents over a hundred thousand technicians, craftspeople, and artisans working in many elements of the entertainment business, such as theater, films, TV productions, and trade exhibits. In 1995, he made his television debut in the TV special "The 21st Annual People's Choice Award," and a year later, he was cast as a supporting character in the action crime horror film "From Dusk Till Dawn," directed by Robert Rodriguez and written by Robert Kurtzman and Quentin Tarantino and starring Hervey Keitel, George Clooney, and Juliette Lewis. The movie depicts two criminals who are keeping people captive at a vampire-infested truck stop, and it won seven prizes and was nominated for 13 more. He appeared as the I.A.T.S.E. Union Organizer (or himself) in the 1997 documentary series "Full Tilt Boogie," which was about the production of the movie "From Dusk Till Dawn."

Lyle Trachtenberg during his early career (Source: Global Stardom)

His final role was as the Husky Guy in the comedy “Beach Movie”, directed and written by John Quinn, & starring Alex DeBoe and Gabrielle Anwar, seems to be about a guy who is about to lose the two things he values most in life: his lover Sunny and surfing. The former actor is known for his appearance in, Beach Movie (1998), Full Tilt Boogie (1997), etc. Lyle has gotten numerous special compliments for his roles in films, beginning with the romantic drama "Girl Fever" in 2002, and continuing with the horror-thriller "All Souls Day: Dia de Los Muertos" as well as the action-comedy thriller "House of the Dead 2" in 2005. 

'The producers would like to thank' Lyle for his assistance with the making of the comedy film "Keeping Up with the Steins" in 2006, and he earned special gratitude in 2009 for the comic horror thriller "Transylmania." The latter has appeared in several films, including Alpha Dog (2006), Room 6 (2006), and Mostly Ghostly (2006). His most recent accolades were for the 2013 comedy film "30 Nights of Paranormal Activity with the Devil Inside the Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" and the 2015 romantic comedy-drama "Hello, My Name Is Doris."

Lyle's Net Worth 

Lyle Trachtenberg's personal wealth is estimated to be $1 million in 2022. He amassed his fortune mostly via his spectacular acting career. His film Dusk till Dawn grossed $25.8 million at the box office.

He also received a total payment of $166,891 in 2019, with $2,907 for allowances and $3,359 for official duties added to his gross income of $160,625. Meanwhile, his ex-wife, Whoopi Goldberg, is worth $60 million.

Use of the Internet

The guy doesn't appear to be a fan of social media as he doesn't own any account on platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and many more.

He may be too preoccupied with his life to waste time on social media. He may choose to devote his free time to his family rather than on social networks.

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