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Winona Ryder

Published On Wed Jan 22 2020   Modified On Fri Sep 18 2020
Winona Ryder

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Full NameWinona Ryder
First NameWinona
Last NameRyder
Birth NameWinona Laura Horowitz
Other NameNoni
Birth CityWinona, Minnesota
Birth CountryThe U.S.A
Father NameMichael D. Horowitz
Father ProfessionAuthor, Editor, Publisher & Antiquarian Book-Seller
Mother NameCynthia Palmer Istas
Mother ProfessionAuthor, Video Producer, & Editor
Gender IdentityFemale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusDating
Relation With(Ex: Johnny Depp, Matt Damon, Dave Pirner, Blake Soper, Keanu Reeves, Tom Green, James Gooding) Currently Dating: Scott Mackinlay Hahn Since 2011
No Of Children0
Awards2 academy awards nominations The Age of Innocence Best Supporting Actress 1993 and Little Women Best Actress 1994,1993 Golden Globe Awards winner for Best Supporting Actress,2016 Screen Actors Guild Awards for Stranger Things Best Ensemble in a Drama
SibilingsYounger Brother Urie Horowitz, a half-brother, Jubal Palmer, and a half-sister, Sunyata Palmer
FilmographyLucas,Square Dance,Beetlejuice,1969,Heathers,Great Balls of Fire!,Welcome Home,Roxy Carmichael,Edward Scissorhands,Mermaids,Night on Earth,Bram Stoker's Dracula,The Age of Innocence,The House of the Spirits,Reality Bites,Little Women,How to Make an American Quilt,Boys,Looking for Richard,The Crucible,Alien Resurrection,Celebrity,Girl Interrupted,Being John Malkovich,Autumn in New York,Lost Souls,Zoolander,Mr. Deeds,Simone,The Day My God Died,The Heart Is Deceitful Above All Things,The Darwin Awards,A Scanner Darkly,The Ten,Sex and Death 101,Welcome,The Last Word,Water Pills,The Informers,The Private Lives of Pippa Lee,Stay Cool,Star Trek,Black Swan,The Dilemma,Frankenweenie,The Letter,The Iceman,Homefront,Experimenter,Destination Wedding,The Simpsons,When Love Is Not Enough: The Lois Wilson Story,Show Me a Hero,Stranger Things,The Plot Against America
EducationGraduated Petaluma High School with a 4.0 GPA
Height161 cm
Weight52 kg
Networth$18 M
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Date of BirthOctober 29,1971
Age49 years


    of Winona Ryder

    What is Winona Ryder marital status ?Dating
    How many children does Winona Ryder have ?0
    Who is Winona Ryder in Relation with?(Ex: Johnny Depp, Matt Damon, Dave Pirner, Blake Soper, Keanu Reeves, Tom Green, James Gooding) Currently Dating: Scott Mackinlay Hahn Since 2011
    What is the height of Winona Ryder?161 cm
    What is the weight of Winona Ryder?52 kg

    Who Is Winona Ryder?

    Winona Laura Horowitz, shortly named Winona Ryder is an American actress and film producer. 

    She is a Golden Globe Awardee and is a two-times Academy Awards nominee. Along with that, she has won a BAFTA Award and four Screen Actors Guild Awards. 

    Ryder was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in admiration of her legacy in the film industry in the 2000s.

    Why Is Winona Ryder Famous?

    Winona Ryder came in the film industry, starring in the 1986 movie Lucas. Ryder's first compelling act came in Tim Burton's Beetlejuice, released in 1988 as a goth teenager, which won her humbling commercial appreciation. 

    Caleb McLaughlin, Noah Schnapp, Winona Ryder, Millie Bobby Brown, & Gaten Matarazzo
    In Picture: Caleb McLaughlin, Noah Schnapp, Winona Ryder, Millie Bobby Brown, & Gaten Matarazzo

    Currently, Winona Rider is making a lot of noise for her role in Netflix's most popular series, "Stranger Things," where she took the part of a mother named Joyce Byers.

    Winona Ryder's Bio, Early Life, & Career

    Winona Laura Horowitz was born on October 29, 1971, in Winona, Minnesota, as the daughter of Cynthia Palmer Istas and Michael D. Horowitz.

    Ryder's mother was seemingly an author, video producer, and editor, and her father was an author, editor, publisher, and antiquarian bookseller. 

    Ryder is Named after the city of Winona, which later became her middle name, Laura, because of her parents' good friendship with writer Aldous Huxley's wife, Laura Huxley. 

    Her father was born Jewish, but he refereed himself as an atheist man who's family migrated from Russia and Romania; hence Ryder is from a Jewish family. Additionally, her mother follows Buddhism. 

    Her father turned into an atheist after many of her family members were killed in the bloodshed. 

    Her father's family was primitively named "Tomchin" but changed the surname to "Horowitz" when they migrated to the United States. 

    Ryder has one full sibling, a younger brother, Urie, named after Yuri Gagarin, and two half-siblings from her mother's prior marriage: an older half-brother, Jubal Palmer, and an older half-sister, Sunyata Palmer. 

    Ryder's godfather was Timothy Leary, poets Allen Ginsberg and Lawrence Ferlinghetti, and a famous science-fiction novelist Philip K. Dick.

    At the age of 10, Ryder, with her family, shifted to Petaluma, California. Ryder then had a reasonably individualistic childhood. Family acquaintances, Timothy Leary and Allen Ginsberg, and her family raised her to be suspicious of the government and media.

    Ryder's childhood was pretty harsh because other classmates often bullied her. Winona recalled she was bullied badly from her first week at Kenilworth Junior High School. She was bullied by children who misinterpreted her for a womanlike boy. 

    Tom Boy Winona Ryder
    Early Photograph of Actress Winona Ryder

    Ryder was even bullied into the high school when she gained her early achievement in "Beetlejuice." 

    She had thought that it would make things easy at school, but it made things more complicated. Her classmates started calling her a witch. 

    After being bullied in school, she was Hemisected (home-schooled) and later took acting lessons at the American Conservatory Theater and completed her high-school from.

    She still talks openly about her difficulties and struggles with shakes and anxiety, which resulted from being bullied for years.

    Ryder starred her first role in the movie Lucas, but it was her role as Lydia Deetz in Tim Burton's Beetlejuice that gained her principal appreciation. 

    Ryder was also cast in films like Mermaids and Edward Scissorhands. Ryder overwhelms some years break from starring in films following shoplifting in 2001, resulting in an arrest, but she continued her career in 2010 when she came as an aging lead dancer in Black Swan.

    Currently, she is enjoying huge success with the successful completion of the third season of Stranger Things. 

    Well, the talks about Season 4 is already on the table, but the details about it's release are still not out.

    What Is Winona's Net Worth In 2020?

    Winona Ryder's net worth is estimated to be around $18 million. The amount of Ryder's wealth can be associated with her acting career. 

    Her most current role as the mother in the popular Netflix series "Stranger Things" has undoubtedly earned her some hefty cash. 

    As per sources, she was signed by The Duffer Brothers at $350 thousand per episode, which was the highest amount paid to the actor in the streaming series. 

    She still is a highest earner for Stranger Things, and now she reportedly earns around $400 thousand per episode.

    What Is Winona Ryders' Relationship Status?

    Winona dated Johnny Depp in the early 1990s, and a 2001 arrest for burglarizing were both consistent subjects of scandal sheet broadcasting. 

    She affronted him at the Great Balls of Fire premiere launched in June 1989, and after two months, they started dating. Winona Ryder dated Matt Damon in the late 1990s to early 2000s. Ryder's personal life received colossal media attention during that time. 

    In Picture: Actress Winona Ryder With Matt Damon, Keeyanu Reeves, And Johnny Depp
    Actress Winona Ryder With Matt Damon, Keanu Reeves, And Johnny Depp

    After their breakup, she dated Dave Pirner, Soul Asylum band member, for some years; they reportedly maintain a very close relationship even after their breakup. 

    Then she was shortly linked with Blake Soper from 2007 to 2008, The Metrix actor Keanu Reeves, Tom Green, and James Gooding in 2008.

    Actress Winona Ryder with her boyfriend-actor Scott Mackinlay Hahn
    Actress Winona Ryder with her boyfriend-actor Scott Mackinlay Hahn 

    After that, she started dating Scott Mackinlay Hahn from 2011, and the duo is reportedly together as of 2020.

    Winona Ryder's Physical Stats & Body Measurements

    Demur, slim and classy, that is how the actress Winona Ryder is usually described. Super attractive actress loaded with charm, Ryder is is still one of the Hollywood's prettiest actresses we've known. 

    Black Swan Actress Winona Ryder
    Seductive Winona Ryder

    So here are a few physical as well as personal statistics on actress Winona Ryder, let's run it once again.

    NameWinona Laura Horowitz
    Famous As Winona Ryder
    Nickname Noni
    Date of Birth & AgeOctober 29, 1971/ Age 47 
    Hometown Winona, Minnesota, U.S. 
    NationalityAmerican Profession
    Famous As Actress 
    Net Worth$18 Million
    Height 161 cm / 1.61 m / 5 feet 3 inch (5’ 3”) 
    Weight 52 KGS / 115 LBS 
    MeasurementsBust 36", Waist 24" Hips 35"
    Shoe Size & Dress Shoe-7 (US) / Dress 4 (US)
    EyesDark Brown

    FAQ's On Winona Ryder

    How old is Winona Ryder? 

    American Actress Winona Ryder was born on October 29, 1971, and is currently 48 years old.

    Where is Winona Ryder from? 

    Actress Winona Ryder is from Winona, Minnesota, but her family was from Russia and Romania. 

    What's Winona Ryder's real name?

     Actress Winona Ryder's real name is Winona Laura Horowitz.

    Who is Winona Ryder's mom? 

    Winona Ryder's mother is author Cynthia Palmer.

    Why did Winona Ryder change her name? 

    There is an exciting story about how Winona Ryder changed her last name from Horowitz to the rider? When she was asked how she would like to have her name appear on the credits of her first role, she heard Mitch Ryder's album playing in the background, so she said Winona' Ryder'.

    How much is Winona Ryder's Net worth? 

    Successful actress Winona Ryder's current net worth is around $18 million.

    Why did Winona Ryder get blacklisted? 

    On December 12, 2001, Ryder was arrested on shoplifting charges in Beverly Hills, California. She was accused of stealing $5,500 worth of designer clothes and accessories from a Saks Fifth Avenue department store.

    Who is Winona Ryder married to? 

    Winona has dated many Hollywood men, but she remains unmarried as of 2020. However, she is dating Scott Mackinlay Hahn since 2011.

    How much did Winona Ryder make On Stranger things? 

    She is by far the highest-paid cast of Stranger things. She earns around $400 thousand per episode of Stranger Things, which is $50 thousand more than her co-star David Harbour.

    How Old Was Winona Ryder When she Dated Johnny Depp?

    When Winona Ryder started dating Johnny Depp, Ryder was 18, and Johnny Depp was 27 years old.