Early Life: Woody Harrelson was born Woodrow Tracy Harrelson on July 23, 1961, in Midland, Texas. His mother, Diane, was a secretary, and his father, Charles, was a hitman. They divorced in 1964, and after serving 5 years in prison for the murder of a grain dealer, Charles was convicted in the 1979 assassination of federal judge John H. Wood Jr.; he was sentenced to 2 life terms and died in prison from a heart attack in 2007. Woody grew up with 2 siblings, Jordan and Brett, and he has said that the family was poor but always had food on the table. They moved to Diane’s hometown, Lebanon, Ohio, in 1973, and Harrelson graduated from Lebanon High School in 1979. He worked at Kings Island amusement park the summer after graduation, then moved to Hanover, Indiana, to attend Hanover College (which was a Presbyterian college at the time). As a college student, Woody joined the Sigma Chi fraternity and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in theater and English in 1983.
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|Net Worth||$70 Million|
|Date of Birth||July 23, 1961 (age 61 years)||Gender||Male|
|Height||5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)|
|Profession||Actor, Businessperson, Television producer|
|Nationality||United States of America|
Net Worth of Woody Harrelson
Woody Harrelson Net Worth and Salary: Woody Harrelson is an American actor, playwright, and activist who has a net worth of $70 million. He is best known for his Emmy-award winning role as Woody Boyd on NBC’s “Cheers,” but he has also appeared in dozens of movies. His roles in “The People vs. Larry Flynt”, “The Messenger,” and “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” earned him Academy Award nominations.
Woody Harrelson Quotes
How is it that Woody Harrelson has a net worth of $70 Million? These quotes by the actor may indicate the character traits that led to his financial situation:
I love England, the people, the parks, the theatre.Woody Harrelson
There's just something extraordinary about that Selma Hayek.Woody Harrelson
I went to a Presbyterian college, you know, I was in... all the way, and so I remember doing my first sermon when I was 17, I was in high school. It wasn't a full twenty-five minute sermon, but for like ten minutes I got up and they let me do that, and it was on faith.Woody Harrelson
To the men in Washington, the world is just a giant Monopoly board.Woody Harrelson
Two boxes of Step Forward Paper saves one tree - that's a real stat.Woody Harrelson