Many celebrities get married, and their marital life becomes public attention. Likewise, Arthur Gettleman came into the limelight after marrying a celebrity. Gettleman is known as the celebrity husband of the American actress and comedian late. Estelle Gettleman is professionally known as Estelle Getty.

Arthur was born on May 6, 1919, to his parents, Samuel Gettleman (father) and Beatrice Levy (mother), in Bronx, Bronx County, New York, USA. Gettleman had a brother named Herbert Gettleman. Even though Gettleman was obtaining fame for being a star spouse, he always kept his personal life secret and didn’t make many public appearances. At the age of 85, on September 24, 2004, Arthur died.

Likewise, as Arthur kept his life private, little is known about him. However, many fans of Estelle were eager to know about him during his prime time. Learn about the celebrity husband Authur’s marriage life with Estelle in the following sections.

Arthur Gettleman And Estelle Getty’s First Met

Arthur and Estelle’s relationship has always been a great example of a happy relationship. Their marriage was a hot topic among the public. It is unsure of things when comes to having a long-lasting relationship. However, it didn’t apply to this couple. They were together till their death apart.

Arthur Gettleman passed away on September 23, 2004.
Arthur Gettleman passed away on September 23, 2004.
Source: Estelle Getty Gallery

Further, Arthur and Estelle first meet through friends. The couple first met at the party of Estelle’s friend from the New York theatre circuit. It was around 1947.

After knowing each other the couple grew close and started dating. Likewise, after nine months of dating each other, Arthur and Estelle decided to start the next step of their lives together.

Arthur Gettleman And Estelle Getty’s Marriage

Similarly, the celebrity couple Arthur and Estelle exchanged their wedding vows on December 21, 1947. After the marriage, Arthur and Estelle lived together in New York.

Their marriage life was full of happiness and joy as they were together for more than fifty years. Due to their long-lasting marriage relationship, many were curious to know about their marriage life. They are together for more than half of their lives.

Estelle Getty and Arthur Gettleman exchange their wedding vows on December 21, 1947, after dating for nine months.
Estelle Getty and Arthur Gettleman exchanged their wedding vows on December 21, 1947, after dating for nine months.
Source: Estelle Getty Gallery

Furthermore, Arthur always showed support for his wife Estelle’s acting career. Even though having a difficult time living together as Estelle worked as an actress, her work led her to stay on set many times.

Even though Arthur always supported her work and never bothered about it. Their long and stable relationship was always a topic of discussion among their fans.

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Likewise, their marriage hit another content relationship as they had a baby. Through the marriage, Arthur and Estelle had two sons named Carl Gettleman and Barry Gettleman. After having their son the Gettleman family moved to the Bell Park Gardens a cooperative built for Jewish veterans of World War II.

Arthur Gettleman’s Net Worth

The celebrity husband, Arthur, earned generous wealth during his lifetime. Even though Arthur never revealed his exact net worth to the public, he professionally worked as a glass installer at his father-in-law’s company. Arthur was a hardworking person.

Moreover, Arthur’s wife, American actress Estelle Getty had earned an incredible amount of net worth. Following the Celebrity Net Worth, Estelle Getty had a networth of $8 million net worth at the time of her death.

Estelle Getty (pink cardigan) with The Golden Girls co-stars Rue McClanahan, Beatrice Arthur, and Betty White.
Source: Getty Images

The 4-foot-11-inch (149cm) tall actress was active from the 1940s to 2001. Likewise, Estelle has a successful career as an actress. Estelle worked with many big artists and directors around her prime time. The actress was best known after portraying the role of Sophia Petrillo on the American television sitcom The Golden Girls (1985-1992).

Furthermore, some of the movies and TV shows Estelle appeared in are Tootsie, Deadly Force, Mask, and Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot, Stuart Little, and more. Likewise, some of the TV series of Estelle are Fantasy Island, Cagney & Lacey, Blossom, Touched by an Angel, Mad About You, The Nanny, and more.

Estelle Getty’s Short Bio

The American actress and comedian Estelle was born on July 25, 1923, in the Manhattan neighborhood of New York City. Estelle Getty’s birth name was Estelle Scher, and she later changed her surname to her husband’s. The star Estelle was born to parents, mother; Sarah Scher, and father; Charles Scher. Estelle was a devoted Jewish follower.

Similarly, the actress’s parents were Polish-Jewish immigrants who managed a glass company in the Lower East Side, where her husband later worked. Likewise, the actress has two siblings, Samuel Scher (brother) and Rosilyn Scher (sister).

The American actress Estelle Gettleman died on July 28, 2008, in Los Angeles.
Source: Facebook @Carl Gettleman

Moreover, Getty’s love of acting was sparked at an early age. When Estelle went on the family’s Friday night trips to the Academy of Music to see a movie and a live vaudeville performance. Her passion for acting grew to Estelle. Estelle attended Seward Park High School for her studies.

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Estelle Getty’s Cause of Death

Estelle is also no more in the world. She died four years after her husband Arthur’s death. The actress passed away at 86 on July 22, 2008, at her home in Los Angeles because of dementia with Lewy body.

On 2019 Mother’s Day, Estelle’s son Carl remembered her, writing, “Remembering Estelle Getty on Mother’s Day after we narrowly survived Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride on a Disneyland VIP junket.

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