Winona Ryder is a popular and a well-known American actress who made her first featuring in her career on a movie known as Lucas in the year 1986. She plays many different roles in different films as well as different genre films including horror, comedy, drama and much more.
On getting to Hollywood, she commenced her career through which she additionally got a lot of popularity within a very short period. She has been a celeb both in her teenage age as well as while she is mature which has come out due to her versatility in acting. Here are the complete details about career, biography, and net worth of Winona Ryder in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Winona Ryder was born on 29th October in the year 1971 in which she was born in Winona located in Minnesota. She was born to her parents by the name of Cynthia Palmer who was an author and Michael Horowitz who was a video producer. Her birth name was Winona Laura Horowitz. Winona has three siblings.
In her early childhood, she was an avid reader and increased in the passion and interest of acting after she had seen several movies which she was showed by her mother. Due to her passion being in acting, she joined the American Conservatory Theater from which she received her acting lessons while she was at the age of 12 years. She also studied and graduated in 1989 from Petaluma High School.
In 1990, Winona Ryder got engaged to Johnny Depp whom they met in the year 1989. They then later separated in the year 1993. She then got into another relationship with Dave Pirner who was a lead singer for Soul Asylum in which they separated after three years in which she began dating Matt Damon who is an actor for only two years. She is currently unmarried and loves to be alone in all her life.
Career, Awards & Nominations
Winona’s first appearance was in the year 1986 in which she got chosen to play a small role in a film known as Lucas. During this time, she then got her stage name which is Winona Ryder. She was then featured in the Square Dance in 1986 from which she was greatly praised. Her appearance in the Beetlejuice made her increase in popularity which was in 1988 which led to her being cast in a leading role in 1990 on a movie known as Edward Scissorhands together with her then boyfriend known as Johnny Depp.
She was then featured in another movie following the success she had after some few years, which was known as The Age of Innocence which was also a great success. She was also featured in other films such as Alien Trilogy’s Alien Resurrection in the year 1997, Autumn in New York in 2000. She was then arrested in 2001 with shoplifting charges and got in three-year probation whereby she completed it in December 2005.
After this completion, she got back into her stage through which she got featured in other films such as Sex and Death 101 in 2007, When Love Is Not Enough: The Lois Wilson Story in 2010. During her coming back, she did not have good performance and was, therefore, featured in minor roles. She had won several awards such as the Young Artist Award in 1980, Golden Globe Award and many other.
Net Worth & Earnings
Winona Ryder has an estimated net worth of $20 Million. This comes from the fortunate earnings she has made all through a versatile career. Having acted in more than 40 movies is responsible for her meticulous net worth. In addition to this, she also gets some of her income from some of the music videos she has featured.
As a matter of fact, Winona has not lost her popularity following her decreased performance. This has been evident from the role she is playing in the Netflix Original Series Stranger Things which has been very significant.