Moe Howard Net Worth 2020, Biography, Early Life, Education, Career, Achievement and Death

Moe Howard Net Worth 2020, Biography, Early Life, Education, Career, Achievement and Death.

Moe Howard Net Worth – Moe Howard was an American actor and comedian who had a net worth of $10 million.

He was a comedian and actor, best known for being the de facto leader of the Three Stooges, a comedy team, and he appeared in over 240 TV and film titles, such as “Dancing Lady” (1933), “The New 3 Stooges” (1965), etc. His career was active from 1909 to 1975.

Moe Howard Net Worth


Moe Howard was born in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn, New York in June 1897 . Moe Howard spent his childhood in a small Jewish community of Brooklyn; the son of Solomon Horwitz, who was a clothing cutter, and Jennie Horwitz.

He was raised with four brothers – two of them – Shemp and Jerome (Curly) were also the members of his comedy group. After finished P.S. 163 School, he enrolled at Erasmus High School, where he spent only two months, after which he decided to drop out of education and began to work.

Initially, he worked in a small electric shop at the Baron DeHirsch Trade School in New York, and in no time he became a member of the Vitagraph Studios in Midwood, Brooklyn, where he continued pursuing his acting career, as he already was involved into the world of acting.

Personal Life

When it comes to speak about his personal life, Moe Howard was married to Helen Schonberger, a cousin of magician Harry Houdini, from 1925 to 1975.

They were the parents of two children, and lived in Los Angeles, California, until his age of 77, when he passed away from lung cancer.

Posthumously, his autobiographical book was published under the name “Moe Howard And The Three Stooges” (1977).


Moe’s career began when he was 12 years old, in 1909, in the short video “We Must Do Our Best”. However, he became more focused on acting during the 1930s, and since then he had stayed in the entertainment industry until his death in 1975.

During his career, which spanned more than 50 years Moe appeared in over 240 film and TV titles, in the role for which he is still remembered, Moe “The Boss Stooge” in the comedy act “The Three Stooges” (1928-1970), consisting of his brothers Curly Howard and Shemp Howard, and Larry Fine.

Apart from appearing live, “The Three Stooges” also had numerous television shows, films, and animated series, all of which increased the overall size of Moe’s net worth.

Howard was best known for being the de factor leader of the American farce comedy team The Three Stooges. The Three Stooges featured Moe with his brothers Curly Howard and Shemp Howard along with actor Larry Fine.

Moe was known for his bowl hair cut which came about when he cut off his curls with a pair of scissors as a boy. Howard had over 240 acting credits from 1909 to 1973.

He starred in the films Turn Back the Clock, Meet the Baron, Dancing Lady, Fugitive Lovers, Hollywood Party, The Captain Hates the Sea, Start Cheering, Time Out for Rhythm, My Sister Eileen, Rockin’ in the Rockies, and Swing Parade of 1946.

He also starred as Moe in the 1965 television series The New 3 Stooges. Howard was awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame with Larry and Curly in 1983 at 1560 Vine Street.


Some of the 240 titles included “The Three Stooges Meet Hercules” (1962), “Fugitive Lovers” (1934), “Dancing Lady” (1933), “The New 3 Stooges” (1965), “Danny Thomas Meets The Comics” (1965), “The Outlaws Is Coming” (1965), and “4 For Texas” (1963), among many others, all of which contributed a lot to his net worth.

Thanks to his skills, Moe received several prestigious awards, such as Golden Laurel in 1951, and he received the star on Hollywood Walk of Fame, although posthumously, in 1983, along with Curly Howard and Larry Fine.


Moe Howard passed away on May 4, 1975 at 77 years old from lung cancer.

Net Worth

Moe Howard was an American actor and comedian who had a net worth of $10 million.

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