Woody Harrelson Net Worth: Woody Harrelson is an American actor and activist who has a net worth of $65 million. Woodrow Tracy "Woody" Harrelson was born July 23, 1961 in Midland, Texas. He is perhaps best known for his breakout role in the television sitcom Cheers as the sweet but dim-witted bartender Woody Boyd (1985). Notable film characters he has played include basketball hustler Billy Hoyle in White Men Can't Jump, one-handed bowler Roy Munson in Kingpin, serial killer Mickey Knox in Natural Born Killers, magazine publisher Larry Flynt in The People vs. Larry Flynt and country singer Dusty in A Prairie Home Companion. For The People vs. Larry Flynt and The Messenger, Harrelson earned Academy Award nominations for Best Actor and Best Supporting Actor, respectively. He also received critical acclaim in such films as Thin Red Line and No Country for Old Men, for which Harrelson won a Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Cast, along with Tommy Lee Jones, Javier Bardem, Josh Brolin and Kelly Macdonald. As a youth, Harrelson's father went to prison on a murder conviction when Harrelson was only seven, leaving Woody's mother, a legal secretary, to raise him and his two brothers in Lebanon, Ohio. Harrelson was raised with a strong, spiritual foundation, which helped him earn a scholarship to Hanover College, a Presbyterian institution in Indiana. In 1983, Harrelson earned a bachelor's degree in English and theatrical arts, after which he headed to New York City to pursue acting. His career began as an understudy in the Neil Simon play Biloxi Blues and as an extra in various films and television shows. Most recently, Harrelson starred in the HBO crime drama True Detective with Matthew McConaughey. In addition to acting, Harrelson has been an outspoken advocate for the environment, including efforts for preserving the California redwoods, involvement in the American Oceans' Campaign and legalization efforts for the use of industrial hemp.
Woody Harrelson Net Worth
Date of Birth
Jul 23, 1961 (55 years old)
Actor, Businessperson, Television producer
United States of America
5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Woodrow Tracy "Woody" Harrelson, Woodrow Tracy Harrelson
Woody Harrelson Earnings
- Money Train$5,500,000
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