Gossip columnist, Good Morning America television personality, and lavender products entrepreneur. She also established the Rona Barrett Foundation, a California non-profit aid organization catering to the elderly.
During her teenage years, she started fan clubs for some of her favorite singers.
Her 1974 autobiography, Miss Rona, details her scandalous personal experiences with celebrities.
She married Bill Trowbridge in 1973.
She wrote negatively about Frank Sinatra and consequently became one of the singer's enemies.