Lyle Trachtenberg is an actor, as well as an IATSE union organizer. He has appeared in documentaries, TV shows as well as movies. The actor is also well known for his notorious behavior in the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees union. He became famous when he was married to Whoopi Goldberg, who is and comedian/actress.

Quick Info
Birth dateJanuary 1, 1956
Birth placeLos Angeles, California
Eye colorblue
Hair colorblonde
WifeAdrianna Belan
ChildrenGabriella Trachtenberg and Natasha Trachtenberg
EducationUniversity of California
Net Worth$1 million

Early Life

Lyle Trachtenberg, born on January 1, 1956, is 65 years as of now. He was born in Los Angeles, California, America. After graduating, in 1976, he enrolled at the University of California. 4 years later, after graduating, he joined the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees.

He became notoriously famous in this union and became famous in the mid-90s. His sun sign is Capricorn. Additionally, he is of white ethnicity with American citizenship.


As provided by some articles in 1995, Lyle caused an issue with producer Allison Anders and her team during the filming of Grace of my Heart in 1996. The second week of the filming, Trachtenberg came into the set and started gathering a group of people, listing them the benefits of joining the IATSE.

Apparently, he managed to gain 25 new followers. Finally, the production began filming after coming in harmony with the union. However, he never made as a renowned actor. It might be because of his rebel behavior.

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Besides, he has appeared in movies such as the action-horror From Dusk Till Dawn. He starred, in 1998, in the comedy film Beach Movie. In total, he has appeared in 4 to 5 movies. He is still an active member of the union and provides demonstrations sometimes.

Personal Life

Lyle is married to a Canadian actress, a marketing director of Timothy Cline Insurance, Andrianna Belan. He shares 2 daughters with Belan, Natasha, and Gabriella. The couple is seen at a lot of events together.

Lyle Trachtenberg Marriage With Whoopi Goldberg

Lyle earlier married Whoopi Goldberg. The duo started dating in 1993. After a year, in 1994, they got engaged on May 11 and married on October 1. Lyle had given Goldberg an intimidating diamond engagement ring which she showed off at the Larry King Live show.

However, he separated ways with Goldberg in 1995 after a year of their marriage. He is the former stepfather of Alexandrea Martin.

Related: Why Lyle Trachtenberg Divorced Whoopi Goldberg Just After A Year of Marriage?

Social Media

In July 2014, Lyle joined Twitter(@THETRACK54) with 54 followers. Seems like he is on Facebook(Lyle Trachtenberg) with 77 followers. As of 2021, he has not joined Instagram.

Net Worth

Lyle Trachtenburg has an impressive net worth of $1 million. He has earned this hefty amount from his acting career and business. Additionally, his income from his documentaries and TV shows is unknown. The actor does not reveal his actual salary as of now. His number could be growing according to his seen success.

Physical Appearance

Lyle Trachtenberg has a height of 5 feet 6 inches. His eye color is blue, and his hair color is blonde. Also, he has an average body type.

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