Woody Harrelson

Woody Harrelson is a playwright and actor who is known for his role as a bartender on the sitcom Cheers from 1985 to 1993. He has made appearances in many films such as Wildcast, The People vs. Larry Flynt, The Messenger, No Country for Old Men, and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri. He also appeared in the first season of the crime anthology series True Detective.

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Biography and Early Life

Woody Harrelson was born in Midland, Texas, in the U.S., on July 23, 1961, to parents Charles Harrelson and Diane Oswald. His father was a convicted hitman and was serving a life sentence at the time of his death. His mother worked as a secretary. He has two siblings, two brothers, Jordan and Brett Harrelson. Because of his father’s problems, he and his family had to suffer from monetary issues and heavily rely on his mother’s wages.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Woody Harrelson in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, Woody Harrelson’s age is 60 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 23 July 1961. Though, he is 5′ 9″ in feet and inches and 177 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 183 lbs in Pound and 83kg in Kilograms.


Due to his mother’s work, he and his family had to move to Lebanon, Ohio. He completed his graduation from the renowned Lebanon High School. It happened in the year 1979. After graduating, he spent a summer working at Kings Island Amusement Park. Later, he attending Hanover College, which is situated in Indiana, from where he graduated with a BFA in Theatre and English in 1983.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Woody Harrelson married his first wife, Nancy Simon, in 1985. She was the daughter of playwright Neil Simon. At first, they got married as a joke and had planned to get a divorce the day after their marriage, but as the marriage/divorce parlor was closed, they returned home and stayed married for ten months. In 2008, he married his second wife, Laura Louie, the co-founder of organic food delivery service Yoganics. They had first met in 1987 when she worked as his assistant. The couple has three daughters; Deni, Zoe, and Makani Harrelson.

Is Woody Harrelson Gay?

No, Woody Harrelson is not gay, and he is currently married to Laura Louie, and together they have three daughters. Before their marriage, he was married to another woman, Nancy Simon.

Professional Career

After graduating from college, he started working in a New York Theatre and later made his sitcom debut in the NBC show Cheers, where he played the role of bartender, Woody Boyd. Apart from appearing on the show, he was working in theatres as well, playing roles in plays such as Brooklyn Laundry and Furthest From the Sun. he made his film debut in the 1986 film, Wildcats making a cameo appearance.

He subsequently made appearances in films such as White Men Can’t Jump, LA Story, Money Train, etc. In the film Indecent Proposal, he was cast opposite Robert Redford and Demi Moore, and the film achieved grand success, grossing over $265 million at the box office. After this success, he played the lead role in Natural Born Killers, followed by roles in The Sunchaser and Kingpin. He gained recognition after his role as the protagonist in the film The People vs. Larry Flynt.

He then worked in films such as Wag the Dog, Palmetto, and The Thin Red Line, the latter being extremely successful in the box office. He then reprised his role in the Cheers spin-off Frasier in 1999. He then decided to take a hiatus from films and focused on working in television shows. During this time, he made some appearances in Will & Grace, The Colbert Report, etc.

He also returned to theatre and was seen in plays such as The Rainmaker and This is Our Youth. He was critically acclaimed for his role in the 2007 film No Country for Old Men and followed this up with films like Battle in Seattle, Seven Pounds, and The Messenger. In the 2010s, he appeared in films like Zombieland, 2012, Bunraku, The Hunger Games, and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.


Woody Harrelson has won many awards in his career. These include a Primetime Emmy Award, American Comedy Award, MTV Movie Award, Golden Raspberry Award, Screen Actors Guild Award, National Board of Review Award, Sand Diego Film Critics Society Award, Scream Award, an Independent Spirit Award. He has been for Academy Awards and Golden Globe Awards as well.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Woody Harrelson in 2021

Woody Harrelson has an estimated net worth of $80 million as of 2021. He has earned the majority of his fortune from his career as an actor. He has played roles in several films, television shows, and plays. He has also earned some of his wealth from brand endorsements, sponsorship and deals.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • He doesn’t eat food that contains sugar and flour and also avoids dairy products.
  • He has worked as a woodcarver in an amusement park.
  • He regularly plays poker with his neighbors Wille Nelson and Kris Kristofferson.
  • He is good friends with fellow actors Owen Wilson and Michael J. Fox and also with the band members of the rock band Red Hot Chilli Peppers.

Woody Harrelson has managed to achieve massive success in the entertainment industry. He has managed to rise from the hardship and pain he suffered during his childhood. He has achieved everything because of his hard work and determination.


Facts of Woodrow Tracy Harrelson

  • Gender Male
  • full nameWoodrow Tracy Harrelson
  • birthplaceMidland, Texas, U.S.
  • Date of Birth July 23, 1961
  • Age 62 years 4 months
  • Horoscope Leo
  • Lucky Number 11
  • Lucky Stone Ruby
  • Lucky Color Gold
  • Best Match for Marriage Sagittarius, Gemini, Aries
  • nationalityAmerican
  • religionChristianity
  • net worth$80 Million
  • professionActor, Playwright
  • weightIn Kilograms – 83 Kg, In Pounds – 183 lbs
  • heightIn Centimetres – 177 cm, In Feet and Inches – 5′ 9″
  • hair colorBlonde
  • eye colorBlue
  • high schoolLebanon High School

Written by Joel S. Elkins

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