Barbara Boothe

Barbara Boothe

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Updated On July 6, 2022
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Barbara Boothe gathered fame after her marriage to one of the richest men alive Larry Ellison. Larry Ellison is a businessman and founder of Oracle Corporation, a software company.

Early life

Barbara Boothe’s date of birth is not known as she was born in the United States of America. No details related to her parents, other family members, and early life are revealed. But, she attended Lincoln High school. Later, she graduated from Stanford University.


Barbara Boothe has gained fame and attention as the former wife of Larry Ellison. And, there are no details regarding Barbara’s professional life. In 1970, Larry Ellison started working with the Ampex Corporation after dropping out of the university. And, in particular for the CIA, he worked to develop databases. Additionally, it is a program that he named Oracle. Later, he founded his own company under the name of Software Development Laboratories (SDL), in 1997. Thus, he started his company with two other partners and invested about 2000 US dollars in it.
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Caption: Company of Barbara Boothe’s ex-husband Larry. Source(Getty Image)

He renamed the company Realtional Soctware Inc, n the late 70s and early 80. Similarly, it went on to become Oracle Systems Corporation, named after its patent invention ‘Oracle’ database. Undoubtedly, he wanted his creation Oracle to achieve compatibility with the newly formed IBM System Inc.
Sadly, his company Oracle started losing money in the business and laid off about 10% of its working staff in 1990. Additionally, Informix overhauled Sybase, in 1994.  Thus, it became Oracle’s most important competition in the software market. There was rivalry between the heads of the2 companies.

More about career

Later, Phil White ended up in jail as Informix announced its bankruptcy. During the same time, he also worked as the director of Apple Computer for about 5 years now and resigned. His company Oracle went through a period of dominance and success. Later, Microsoft SQL Server and IBM overtook the market.
Hence, Oracle’s takeover of Sun Microsystems was granted by the European Union, in 2010. It granted Oracle control of the popular MySQL open-source database. Likewise, ex-CEO of HP Mark Hurd was hired as Co-President by him. During the 2000s, the estimated net worth of Larry Ellison was $28 billion. Larry has grown his company and reached the top.

Personal life

Barbara Boothe was on the headline when she started being in a relationship with Larry Ellison. Thus, in 1983, the duo started dating each other. After spending months together and knowing each other they decided to marry each other, in 1983. They meant each other for the first time at Rlational Software Inc and she worked as a receptionist there. Also, the company was owned by him. After their marriage, they were blessed with a daughter and son named Megan and David respectively.

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Caption: Barbara Boothe children with her ex-husband and children. Source(Getty Image)

Both of her children have grown up and persuaded their careers. Her son is a film producer and owns a company named Skydance. Likewise, her daughter owns a company named Annapurna Production. Unfortunately, their married fall apart, and decided to divorce in 1985. The reason behind it was her husband was alleged to have affairs with many girls.

Previously, her husband was married to Adda Quinn from 1967 to 1974. Later, he tied the knot with Nancy Wheeler Jenkins from 1977 to 1978. Similarly, he tied the knot with the author of romance Melanie Craft. They tied the knot on December 18, 2003, and divorced in 2010.

Body measurement and Social media

Barbara Boothe is very pretty and beautiful. Thus, Barbara has short blonde hair color and blue pairs of beautiful eyes. In addition, she has maintained a distance from social media platforms.