Lyle Trachtenberg, Biography and Net Worth
Lyle Trachtenberg is an American former actor and IATSE union organizer. He is best known as the former husband of actress, comedian, and television personality, Whoopi Goldberg.
Lyle was born on January 1, 1956. He is 66 years old.
After graduating from high school, he took admission in the University of California, Los Angles in 1976.
In time, he became a powerful and influential organizer for the union and gained some notoriety for his work on various sets as a union representative. According to a Variety article published in July 1995, Lyle Trachtenberg caused some problems for indie filmmaker Allison Anders and her producers during the filming of her 1996 movie Grace of My Heart. For the $5 million projects, she and her producers, Ruth Charny and Dan Hassid had managed to rehire several of the same non-union crew members that she had worked with on her previous low-budget efforts.
In the second week after the filming began, Trachtenberg came during lunch. When he was denied entry to the set, he stationed himself outside by the catering truck and began listing the benefits of becoming a member of the IATSE.
By the time lunch ended, IATSE had 25 new members. The situation had become quite tense, and there were talks of a makeshift strike. Eventually, the producers reached an agreement with the union and the filming started again.
Lyle Trachtenberg tied the knot with Whoopi Goldberg on October 1, 1994. The marriage was short-lived and they got divorced in 1995.
After his divorce from Goldberg, Trachtenberg exchanged wedding vows with Canadian-born Adrianna Belan. They have two daughters together, Gabriella and Natasha. Belan is a former actress.
His net worth is $1 Million
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