Woody Harrelson is an American actor, playwright, and environmental activist, born on July 23, 1961, in Midland, Texas. He graduated in theatre arts and English and pursued a career in acting. Harrelson became known for his role as bartender Woody Boyd on the NBC sitcom Cheers (1985-1993) and later gained fame for his accomplished and magnetic film roles, including his role in White Men Can’t Jump. In addition to acting, Harrelson is a noted environmental activist, passionate about forestry and preserving nature. He was raised by his mother after his father was convicted of a life sentence. As a young man, Harrelson studied at a Presbyterian college and even considered becoming a priest before turning to act. Overall, Harrelson is a versatile actor and committed environmentalist who has left a lasting impact on the entertainment industry.
As of 2023, Woody Harrelson is 61 years old, his estimated net worth is $74 million, and he stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches (177 cm or 1.77 m) tall.
Woody Tracy Harrelson
Actor, playwright, director
Best Known for
- 1987 American Comedy Award for Funniest Newcomer – Male or Female: Cheers
- 1989 Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series: Cheers
- 1993 MTV Movie Award for Best Kiss (shared with Demi Moore): Indecent Proposal
- 1993 Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Supporting Actor: Indecent Proposal
- 2007 Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: No Country for old men
- 2009 Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: The messenger
- 2009 National Board of Review Award for Best Supporting Actor: The messenger
- 2009 San Diego Film Critics Society Award for Body of Work: The Messenger
- 2009 Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association for Best Supporting Actor: The Messenger
- 2009 San Diego Film Critics Society Award for Body of Work: Zombieland
- 2009 Scream Award for Best Ensemble: Zombieland
- 2009 San Diego Film Critics Society Award for Body of Work: 2012
- 2011 African American Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor: Rampart
- 2018 Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
Date of Birth
23 July 1961
As of 2023, Woody Harrelson is 61 years.
Maui, Hawaii, U.S.
School / College / University
Libanon High School
Hanover College, Hanover, Indiana
Race / Ethnicity
Physical Stats & More
- In feet: 5′ 9″
- In Centimeters: 177 cm
- In meters: 1.77 m
- In kilograms: 83 kg
- In Pounds: 183 lbs
- Chest Size: 42″
- Biceps Size: 15″
- Waist Size: 36″
Harrelson was born in Midland, Texas, on July 23, 1961, to Diane Lou Oswald and Charles Harrelson. He grew up in Lebanon, Ohio, with his two brothers Jordan and Brett Harrelson.
From 1985 to 1986, Harrelson was married to Nancy Simon. Laura Louie is his current wife, whom he has been married to since 2008. They have three daughters, Deni, Zoe, and Makani, and have raised their family on Maui, Hawaii.
Loura Louie (2008–Present)
Nancy Simons (1985–1986)
Charles Voyde Harrelson (Hitman)
Daina Lou Oswald
Jordan Harrelson (Brother)
Brett Harrelson (Brother)
Makani Revello Harrelson (Daughter) (Born on June 3, 2006)
Deni Montana Harrelson (Daughter) (Born on February 28, 1993)
Zoe Geordano Harrelson (Daughter) (Born on September 22, 1996)
Relationship & More
Married to Loura Louie
28 December 2008 (Loura Louie)
29 June 1985 (Nancy Simons)
Girlfriend and dating history
Penelope Ann Miller (actress) 
Woody Harrelson and Penelope Ann Miller had a brief romantic relationship in 1985.
Nancy Simons (daughter of Neil Simons) 
Woody Harrelson and Nancy Simon were married for a short time in 1985. They first met when Woody was cast in her father’s production, Biloxi Blues. Both married in Tijuana, Mexico, on June 29, 1985, but intended to divorce the next day. They were married for 9 months owing to unanticipated circumstances until eventually separating on January 20, 1986.
Carol Kane (TV actress) 
Brooke Shields (actress)[dated in 1988]
Woody Harrelson and Brooke Shields did have a relationship in the past.
Moon Unit Zappa (actress) 
Ally Sheedy (actress) 
Glenn Close (TV actress) 
Laura Louie (His assistant)
About three decades have passed since the beginning of Woody Harrelson and Laura Louie’s dedicated relationship. When Louie was employed as Harrelson’s personal assistant in 1987, the two initially connected. They got together in 1988 after first dating for a year. In December 2008, after 20 years of dating, they were united in marriage in an intimate ceremony on the Hawaiian island of Maui. Together, the couple has three kids. In addition, Louie is a co-founder of the organic food delivery business Yoganics.
- Favorite Books – Crime and Punishment
- Dish – Muffins
- Favorite Color – Maroon
- Favorite Sport – Basketball
- Music Artist – Phil Collins
- Favorite Holiday Destination – Denmark
- Favorite Actor – Denzel Washington
Net Worth 2023
As of 2023, Woody Harrelson’s estimated net worth is $74 million. He mostly earns money from his acting profession. Throughout the years, he has made countless film and television appearances and received numerous honors for his work.
Net worth Growth
|Net worth in 2022||$70 million|
|Net worth in 2021||$64 million|
|Net worth in 2020||$58 million|
|Net worth in 2019||$55 million|
|Net worth in 2018||$50 million|
|Yearly Salary||$6 million|
|Monthly Salary||$500 thousand|
|Weekly Salary||$125 thousand|
|Daily Salary||$18 thousand|
Woody Harrelson also enjoys cars. Harrelson’s car collection includes, among others, a 1969 Dodge Charger 440 R/T from the film “The Man from Toronto” and a 1986 Lamborghini Countach.
In addition to a 1970 Dodge Challenger and a 1963 Jaguar E-Type Coupe, Harrelson’s huge automobile collection also has a 1970 Dodge Challenger. Harrelson’s primary vehicle is a 1986 Lamborghini Countach with almost 70,000 miles on the odometer.
Woody Harrelson has a number of assets, including homes in Maui and Beverly Hills.
Harrelson’s Maui estate encompasses approximately 8.5 acres and is situated on the island’s north coast. The property consists of two homes and is renowned as a beautiful retreat.
In June 1989, Harrelson paid $1,800,018 for a 3-bedroom, 4-bathroom, 3,205-square-foot property in Beverly Hills. The house is in Los Angeles County and is a popular single-family home in the neighborhood.
Apart from his houses, Harrelson has just launched “The Woods,” a legal cannabis shop in West Hollywood with a consumption area. In addition, he will co-star with Justin Theroux in the forthcoming HBO limited series “White House Plumbers.”
Woody Harrelson Facts
- Harrelson’s big break was when he appeared as the slow-witted bartender Woody Boyd on the fourth season of the sitcom Cheers. He was nominated for five Emmy awards for his role.
- Woody Harrelson is an ethical vegan and raw foodist. He only eats raw and dried foods and also avoids sugar and flour. In 2011, he was listed as one of PETA’s 20 most famous vegetarians and appeared on a postage stamp as part of the honor. In 2012, he and Jessica Chastain were selected as PETA’s sexiest vegetarians.
- Harrelson is also a co-founder and the face of Prairie Pulp & Paper, which makes paper from 80% wheat-straw waste and 20% Forest Stewardship Council-certified wood fiber. According to the company, a tree is saved with every two boxes of PP&P paper bought.
- In his early days, Harrelson worked as a woodcarver at Kings Island Amusement Park.
- Harrelson’s father, Charles, was a hitman. During a six-hour standoff with police, he threatened to commit suicide and admitted to assassinating both Judge Wood & JFK. This tragic event is often cited as having a profound impact on Harrelson’s life.
- Harrelson has a great sense of humor. He is passionate about acting and his own projects, and he takes on different projects with a lot of energy and motivation.
Movies and TV Shows
All Movies List
|1978||Harper Valley PTA||Extra|
|1991||L.A. Story||Station manager|
|1991||Doc Hollywood||Hank Gordon|
|1991||Ted & Venus||
Homeless Vietnam Veteran
|1992||White Men Can’t Jump||Billy Hoyle|
|1993||Indecent Proposal||David Murphy|
|1994||Natural Born Killers||Mickey Knox|
|1994||The Cowboy Way||Pepper Lewis|
|1994||I’ll Do Anything||
Ground Zero Hero
|1996||The People vs. Larry Flynt||Larry Flynt|
Dr. Michael Reynolds
|1997||Wag the Dog||
Sgt. William Schumann
|1997||Welcome to Sarajevo||Jordan Flynn|
|1998||The Thin Red Line||
Sgt. William Keck
|1998||The Hi-Lo Country||
Big Boy Matson
|1999||Play It to the Bone||
|1999||Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me||Himself|
Galaxia / Security Gary
Jason “Woods” Valley
|2004||After the Sunset||
Stanley “Stan” P. Lloyd
|2004||She Hate Me||Lenald Power|
|2005||North Country||Bill White|
|2005||The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio||
Leo “Kelly” Ryan
|2005||The Big White||
Raymond “Ray” Barnell
Roy Arnie (voice)
|2006||A Scanner Darkly||Ernie Luckman|
|2006||A Prairie Home Companion||Dusty|
|2007||The Walker||Carter Page III|
|2007||No Country for Old Men||Carson Wells|
|2007||Battle in Seattle||Dale|
One Eyed Jack Faro
|2007||Nanking||Robert O. “Bob” Wilson|
|2008||Seven Pounds||Ezra Turner|
Captain Anthony “Tony” Stone
Arthur Poppington / Defendor
|2010||Hempsters: Plant the Seed||Himself|
|2011||Friends with Benefits||
David Douglas “Dave” Brown
|2012||The Hunger Games||Haymitch Abernathy|
|2013||How to Make Money Selling Drugs||Himself|
|2013||Now You See Me||
|2013||Out of the Furnace||
|2013||Free Birds||Jake (voice)|
|2013||The Hunger Games: Catching Fire||
|2014||The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1||
|2015||The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2||
Sergeant Detective Jeffrey Allen
|2016||Now You See Me 2||
Chase McKinney/Merritt McKinney
|2016||LBJ||Lyndon B. Johnson|
|2016||The Edge of Seventeen||Max Bruner|
|2017||Lost in London||Himself|
|2017||War for the Planet of the Apes||
Colonel J. Wesley McCullough
|2017||The Glass Castle||Rex Walls|
|2017||Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri||
Sheriff Bill Willoughby
|2017||Shock and Awe||
|2018||Solo: A Star Wars Story||Tobias Beckett|
|2018||Venom||Cletus Kasady / Red|
|2019||The Highwaymen||Maney Gault|
|2019||Zombieland: Double Tap||Tallahassee|
|2019||Midway||Admiral Chester Nimitz|
|2020||Kiss the Ground||Narrator|
|2021||Venom: Let There Be Carnage||
Cletus Kasady and Carnage (voice)
|2022||Triangle of Sadness||
Captain Thomas Smith
|2022||The Man from Toronto||Randy|
|Not Started||Project Artemis|
All TV Shows List
|1988||Mickey’s 60th Birthday||Woody Boyd|
|1989–2023||Saturday Night Live||Himself (host)|
|1990||Mother Goose Rock ‘n’ Rhyme||Lou the Lamb|
|1994||The Simpsons||Woody Boyd (voice)|
|1996||Spin City||Tommy Dugan|
|2001–2002||Will & Grace||Nathan|
|2012||Game Change||Steve Schmidt|
|2013||David Blaine: Real or Magic||Himself|
|2014||True Detective||Martin “Marty” Hart|
|2019||Live in Front of a Studio Audience||Archie Bunker|
|2019||Saturday Night Live||Joe Biden|
|2020–present||The Freak Brothers||Freewheelin’ Franklin Freek (voice)|
|2021||Curb Your Enthusiasm||Himself|
|2023||White House Plumbers||E. Howard Hunt|
What made Woody Harrelson famous?
Woody Harrelson rose to prominence in the iconic NBC comedy Cheers as Woody Boyd, a dimwitted barmaid (1985-1993).
Did Woody Harrelson appear in the movie Guardians of the Galaxy?
No, Woody Harrelson did not appear in the movie Guardians of the Galaxy. But he appeared in the movie Venom (2018) as Cletus Kasady/Carnage.
What is Woody Harrelson’s annual income or net worth?
Woody’s yearly income is nearly around $6 million and his net worth in 2023 is $74 million.
What is Woody Harrelson’s birth name?
Woody Harrelson’s birth name is Woodrow Tracy Harrelson.
Is there a friendship between Woody Harrelson and Matthew McConaughey?
The friendship between Woody Harrelson and Matthew McConaughey began in the mid-1990s when they acted together in the film Edtv (1999). Also, they collaborated on the 2014 television series True Detective and the film The Beach Bum (2019).
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