Woody Harrelson Net Worth 2020, Biography, Education, Career and Marital Life

Woody Harrelson Net Worth 2020, Biography, Education, Career and Marital Life.

Woody Harrelson Net Worth 2020 – Woody Harrelson is an American actor, activist, and playwright.

He is well-known for playing the bartender Woody Boyd on the television series Cheers and films such as White Men Can’t Jump, No Country for Old Men, and The Hunger Games.

Woody Harrelson Net Worth 2019

Biography

Woody Harrelson was born July 23, 1961, in Midland, Texas. During his early life, he worked as a wood-carver at Kings Island amusement park while attending high school.

As a youth, Harrelson’s father went to prison on a murder conviction when Harrelson was only seven. He leaves Woody’s mother, a legal secretary which helps to raise him and his two brothers in Lebanon, Ohio.

Education

He attended Lebanon High School. Due to his strong Christian background and upbringing, after High School, Harrelson earned a scholarship to Hanover College, a Presbyterian institution in Indiana.

By 1983, he had bagged a Bachelors’ degree in English and Theatrical Arts from the college and headed off to New York City to pursue an acting career.

Career

He first began as an understudy in the Neil Simon play Biloxi Blues and as an extra in various films and television shows. His breakthrough came in 1985 when he starred as a bartender in the television sitcom Cheers, for which he earned five Emmy Award nominations, winning one in 1989. He remained on the show till its eight seasons.

In 1991, he starred in Doc Hollywood (this gave him his first widely-seen movie role) this was followed by White Men Can’t Jump in 1992,  then Indecent Proposal (1993) and Natural Born Killers (1994).

He has starred in the following movies  No Country for Old MenZombieland, Friends with Benefits and 2012 acclaimed HBO movie Game Change. 

In the same year,  Harrelson began playing Haymitch Abernathy in the Hunger Games, reprising the role in subsequent films in the franchise.

Marital Life

Harrelson was briefly married to Nancy Simon (daughter to playwright Neil Simon) for just 10 months. the couple divorced in 1986.

He got married again in December 2008, this time to his longtime girlfriend and former assistant Laura Louie in a private ceremony in Costa Rica and they have three daughters. He lives reside in Maui, Hawaii with his family.

Harrelson‘s father was sent to prison on a murder conviction when he (Harrelson) was only seven, this explains why Woody and his two brothers were raised by their mom in her hometown – Lebanon, Ohio.

Charles Harrelson, who was serving two life sentences for the murder of a federal judge, died of a heart attack in the Supermax federal prison in 2007 at the age of 69.

Net Worth 2020

Woody Harrelson’s net worth is estimated to be $65 Million. His wealth is from his acting career and his business ventures. Woody is the owner of Praire Paper Ventures – a company which produces paper from crop wastes and not trees

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