Henry Winkler net worth and salary: Henry Winkler is an American actor, director, producer and author who has a net worth of $20 million. Henry Winkler is probably most famous for playing The Fonz on the sitcom "Happy Days". He has also made numerous appearances in films and television over the years. Born on October 30, 1945 in Manhattan, New York, Henry eared a bachelor's degree from Emerson College in 1967. He then went on to earn a Master of Fine Arts (MFA) from the Yale School of Drama in 1970. In October of 1973, Henry landed the role of Arthur Herbert Fonzarelli, "The Fonz", AKA "Fonzie", that would make him a household name. Happy Days aired 255 episodes over 11 seasons from 1974 – 1984. Outside of Happy Days, Henry has appeared in dozens of different television shows an movies. He may be more famous to younger audiences for his role as the bumbling lawyer Barry Zuckerkorn on "Arrested Development". One of Henry's biggest contributions to pop culture might be phrase "jumping the shark" which indicates when something has declined significantly in quality. The phrase is a reference to an episode of Happy Days where Fonzie literally jumped over a great white shark while water skiing. Outside of acting, Henry Winkler has written and released a series of children's books about a dyslexic 4th grade boy named Hank Zipzer. The books have become incredibly popular for kids around the country.