Winona Ryder Net Worth
Winona Ryder made money by Actors niche. For all time, at the moment, 2016 year, Winona Ryder earned $14 Million. Exact sum is $14420000.
Short biography, height, weight, dates:
Birth date: October 29, 1971
Birth place: Olmsted County, Minnesota, United States
Height:5 ft 3 in (1.61 m)
Profession: Actor, Voice Actor, Film Producer
Nationality: United States of America
Parents: Cynthia Palmer, Michael Horowitz
Siblings: Sunyata Palmer, Jubal Palmer, Uri Horowitz
Wikipedia Source: Winona Ryder
Winona Ryder was born Winona Laura Horowitz in Olmsted County, Minnesota, and was named after a nearby town, Winona, Minnesota. She is the daughter of Cynthia, an author and video producer, and Michael Horowitz, a publisher and bookseller. Her fathers family is Russian Jewish and Romanian Jewish. She grew up in a ranch commune in Northern California which had no electricity. She is the goddaughter of Timothy Leary. Her parents were friends of Beat poet Allen Ginsberg and once edited a book called Shaman Woman Mainline Lady, an anthology of writings on the drug experience in literature, which included one piece by Louisa May Alcott. Winona Ryder was later to star as Jo March in this authors Little Women. Ryder moved with her parents to Petaluma, California when she was ten and enrolled in acting classes at the American Conservatory Theater. At age 13, she had a video audition to the film Desert Bloom, but did not get the part. However, director David Seltzer spotted her and cast her in Lucas. When telephoned to ask how she would like to have her name appear on the credits, she suggested Ryder as her fathers Mitch Ryder album was playing the background. Ryder was selected for the part of Mary Corleone in The Godfather: Part III, but had to drop out of the role after catching the flu from the strain of doing the films Welcome Home, Roxy Carmichael and Mermaids back to back. She said she did not want to let everyone down by doing a substandard performance. She later made The Age of Innocence, which was directed by Martin Scorsese, whom she believes to be the best director in the world.