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Woody Harrelson is an American actor, comedian, and playwright. Woody Harrelson has got his reputation through his long-running role through the movies like ‘Natural Born Killers,’ ‘The People vs. Larry Flynt’ and his outstanding work in HBO’s ‘True Detective.’

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  • Birthday: July 23, 1961 (age 57)
  • Ethnicity: English
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: American actor

Academy Award-nominated and Emmy Award-winning actor Woodrow Harrelson got his break out as bartender Woody Boyd in the television sitcom Cheers. Following in the roles of movies he has got his good reputation through White Men Can’t Jump, No Country for Old Men, and The Hunger Games.

Woody Harrelson Family, Parents, Wife and Childrens

Woody Harrelson was born in Midland, Texas on the happiest day of July 23, 1961. Harrelson was born with a name of Woodrow Tracy “Woody” Harrelson.

He was the beloved child of Charles Harrelson and Diane Lou Oswald. His father was a convicted contract killer, who received the life sentence after he murdered Federal Judge John H. Wood Jr.

He was grown in a poor family depended upon his mother’s secretary wage.

Grown up with his two brothers, Jordan and Brett Harrelson, who was raised in a Presbyterian household. He moved to Lebanon, Ohio and attended Lebanon High School.

He used to fulfill his need for working in the Kings Island amusement park. He then joined Hanover College in Hanover, Indiana and received a Bachelor of Arts in theater and English in 1983.

Digging into his personal and marriage life, he married twice in his life after having a long relationship affair. On 29 June 1985, he married Nancy Simon, daughter of playwright Neil Simon, in Tijuana.

They stayed married for about 10 months and got divorced on 20 January 1986 with their mutual understanding. Both the couple never tried to disclose the reason for their marriage dispute.

After his divorce, he married Laura Louie, Harrelson’s former assistant and a co-founder of Yoganics in 2008. They both are the happy parents of three daughters, Deni, Zoe, and Makani.

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  • Parents: Charles Harrelson and Diane Lou Oswald
  • Wife: Laura Louie
  • Children: Deni, Zoe, and Makani
  • Marital Status: Married

Woody Harrelson Net Worth


Woody Harrelson is an American actor and activist with an estimated net worth of $65 Million USD. Although having a poor and struggling childhood he has worked hard and gains his own name and fame today.

He has won the respect of many people through his work. He has won many awards like Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Cast, has been nominated five times for Emmy Awards.

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  • Net Worth: $65 Million USD

He has also been nominated for an Academy Award three times. He has also been nominated for Best Actor for The People vs. Larry Flynt and Best Supporting Actor for The Messenger and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.