Today is a big day for Bette Midler–she’s turning 70. The multi-talented Jewish singer, actress, and comedian (among millions of other things) has basically done it all. She’s won three Grammy Awards, four Golden Globes, three Emmy Awards, and a special Tony Award. You know, this is besides selling over 35 million records worldwide–and she’s a mom–the toughest job of all.
But what about the things we don’t know about her? Like her first job. Did you know she got her start performing a cabaret act at a gay bathhouse in the ’70s? Well, if you didn’t, you should watch this short video we made about her below.
We reveal some lesser known facts about Midler–and a lot of them are surprising: