As a two-time Academy Award nominee and one-time Emmy Award winner, Woody Harrelson is celebrated as an actor, playwright, and activist. Since 1985, his roles illuminate the entertainment world. This guy has done it all from Cheers to this summer’s War for the Planet of the Apes. He is without a doubt one of the most versatile actors in the game.
So how much has this guy made over his impressively eclectic career?
Woody Harrelson’s Net Worth as of 2017: $65 Million
Woody Harrelson’s net worth is a whopping $65 million. Throughout his career, he has held roles in a handful of mediums including TV, film and theater. His notable appearances on the big screen include movies such as Wildcats, a football comedy, the thriller Palmetto, and as drunken Haymitch Abernathy in The Hunger Games series.
Harrelson jumpstarted his career by earning his first acting berth on Wildcats, a football comedy in 1986. In 1993, he had a starring role opposite Robert Redford and Demi Moore in the drama Indecent Proposal, which was a box office success, earning a worldwide total of over $265,000,000. He then played Mickey Knox in Oliver Stone’s Natural Born Killers and Dr. Michael Raynolds in the Michael Cimino film The Sunchaser. In 1996, he starred in the comedy Kingpin.
Harrelson’s career gained momentum when he starred in the Miloš Forman film The People vs. Larry Flynt, in which he played Larry Flynt, publisher of Hustler magazine. The film was a success and Harrelson’s performance was nominated for a Golden Globe Award and an Academy Award for Best Actor. After that, Harrelson was cast in more serious film roles. He starred in the 1997 war film Welcome to Sarajevo and in 1997 had a featured role as Sergeant Schumann in Wag the Dog. In 1998, Harrelson starred in the thriller Palmetto and played Sergeant Keck in The Thin Red Line, a war film nominated for seven Academy Awards in 1999. Talk about a power career!
In 2009, he co-starred in the horror comedy Zombieland, followed by Roland Emmerich’s 2012 where he played Charlie Frost, a man who warns of the end of the world. In 2010 he starred as a bartender and mentor in the futuristic western martial arts film Bunraku. In 2011, he starred as Tommy in the movie Friends with Benefits. He played Haymitch Abernathy in 2012’s The Hunger Games, and reprised the role in all three sequels.
In 2017, he will be starring in the Star Wars untitled Han Solo film. You will also have the pleasure to see Harrelson as ‘the Colonel’ in the War for the Planet of the Apes. It is scheduled to come out this Friday, July 14th, 2017 nationwide.