According to TMZ, who broke the tragic news, the pop icon passed away at her home just before 9.30am on Friday. One of the most beloved figures in the entertainment industry, White’s incredible career spanned over nine decades – earning her a Guinness World Record in 2018.
The star memorably became one of the first female entertainers to make their mark in front of and behind the camera, and she was the first woman to produce a sitcom (Life with Elizabeth).
This ultimately led to her being named honorary Mayor of Hollywood in 1955. Known as a panellist on numerous American game shows – which earned her the title of “The First Lady of Game Shows” – White memorably became the first woman to receive the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Game