What is Woody Harrelson Net Worth? Who is His Wife?

Woody Harrelson
Woody Harrelson

Woody Harrelson is an American actor who is famous for portrayals of basketball hustler Billy Hoyle in White Men Can’t Jump. Besides, he is also a comedian, activist, and playwright.


Woody Harrelson entered this earth as Woodrow “Woody” Tracy Harrelson on July 23, 1961, in Midland, Texas of the United States. As of 2019, his age is 58 years old under the birth sign Leo. He was born to parents Diane Lou Oswald and Charles Voyde Harrelson. His nationality is American and belongs to a white ethnical background. Harrelson grew up in a Presbyterian household along with his two brothers named Jordan Harrelson and Brett Harrelson as his siblings.

During the year 1964, his parents were divorced. His father was a convicted contract killer and received a life sentence for the 1979 killing of Federal Judge John H. Wood Jr. in San Antonio, Texas. He died on March 15, 2007, in United States Penitentiary Administrative Maximum Facility.

Woody stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches with an average weight of 83 kg. He has got blue color eyes with light brown hair color. Further, he is active on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.

Early Life/Education

In his early days, Woody struggled a lot as his family was poor and reliant on his mother’s salary. Later he moved to his mother’s native city Lebanon, Ohio in 1973. There he studied at Lebanon High School. He worked at Kings Island amusement park while he spent the summer of 1979. He attended Hanover College. There he joined the Sigma Chi fraternity. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in theater and English since 1983. He was friends with future Vice President Mike Pence.

Woody Harrelson
Caption: Woody Harrelson, Actor (Source: Instagram)

In October 2009, he told Playboy

“I was getting into theology and studying the roots of the Bible, but then I started to discover the man-made nature of it. I started seeing things that made me ask, ‘Is God really speaking through this instrument?’ My eyes opened to the reality of the Bible being just a document to control people. At the time I was a real mama’s boy and deeply mesmerized by the church.”


Professionally he is working across the entertainment industry for a very long time as a playwright, actor, and activist. In the year 1985, he has been very sincere in his profession and earning a proper profile among the people. 

Television Career

Woody appeared in the NBC sitcom Cheers. He was also cast as a bartender Woody Boyd in the series. For this, he was nominated for five Emmy Awards winning once in the year 1989. After that, he starred as a guest in the Cheers spin-off success Frasier in 1999. Besides, he also appeared in Soccer Aid 2010 for UNICEF UK on June 6, 2010, at Old Trafford in Manchester.

Woody Harrelson
Caption: Woody Harrelson, Actor (Source: Instagram)

Following a 2-2 draw after 91 minutes, he came as a substitute for Gordon Ramsay. There he also took the final penalty in the penalty shootout. Further, he scored to win the game for “The Rest of the World” team, beating England for the first time since the tournament began. He also took part in Soccer Aid 2012 on May 27, 2012. It was ended in favor of England.


In the year 1986, Harrelson made his movie debut by sports comedy movie Wildcats. The movie turned out to be a box office hit grossing $26.2 million worldwide and raised his fame as well. There he appeared along with Goldie Hawn, James Keach, and Swoosie Kurtz, among others. Also, the movie was the debut of Wesley Snipes.

He joined with Wesley Snipes in other box office hit White Men Can’t Jump and the box office bomb Money Train. He starred opposite Robert Redford and Demi Moore in the 1993 drama Indecent Proposal. It was a box office success grossing $265 million.

Woody Harrelson
Caption: Woody Harrelson (Source: Instagram)

He also appeared in the Oscar-winning 2007 crime thriller movie No Country for Old Men. There he played the role of Carson Wells which was a crime thriller that won the Oscar during the year 2007. The movie won Best Picture and Best Director for Joel Coen and Ethan Coen. Likewise, Woody also won a Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Cast.

What is Woody Harrelson estimated Net Worth?

Woody Harrelson has an estimated net worth of around $65 million as of 2019. His salary ranges to million as he earned from his successful film career. He has many hit movies in his career.

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Married Life with His Wife

Woody Harrelson is a married man. He married Laura Louie who is Harrelson’s former assistant and co-founder of Organics, an organic food delivery service. After an affair for many years, the couple married in 2008.

From their marriages, they have three daughters named Deni, Zoe, and Makani. As of now, the family of five is living a happy and successful life with the bondage of love and affection among each other. All reside in Maui.

Woody Harrelson
Caption: Woody Harrelson with his daughter (Source: Instagram)

He loves cooking a lot and often makes his best dishes with the help of his wife.

His Past Relationship and Ex-Wife

Previously, he was married to Nancy Simon daughter of Neil Simon. The couple tied the knot in 1985 in Tijuana. They first met on 29 June 1985 and started the relationship. After ten months of their marriage, they had a divorce as the relationship was not intended to be serious.

The couple divorced on 20 January 1986 with a mutual understanding. They were also known as the best couple when they were together. Besides, Harrelson was in an affair with Moon Unit Zappa as well as Ally Sheedy. Also, he has dictated being a sex addict and also minimized his addiction towards the use of drugs and sex.

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