Winona Ryder Net Worth, Age, Relationships, Wiki, Bio, Height


Winona Ryder is an American actress recognized for her portrayals of offbeat and emotionally fragile characters in films like ‘Beetlejuice’, ‘Heathers’, ‘Edward Scissorhands’ and ‘Girl, Interrupted’. She rose to fame in the late 1980s and 1990s with her nuanced performances in independent and Hollywood films. Ryder has received several accolades including a Golden Globe Award and has been featured in iconic films across genres spanning four decades.

Winona Ryder smoking


Full NameWinona Laura Horowitz
Also Known AsNoni
Profession(s)Actress, Producer
Date of BirthOctober 29, 1971
Age51 years (As of 2023)
Place of BirthWinona, Minnesota, United States
Zodiac SignScorpio
Ancestry & HeritageAshkenazi Jewish, Romanian

Physical Stats

Height5′ 3″ (160 cm)
Weight51 kg (112 lbs)
Body Measurements34-22-34 inches
Eye ColourLight Brown
Hair ColourDark Brown
Winona Ryder With Johnny Depp

Family & Relationships

ParentsMichael Horowitz (father), Cynthia Palmer (mother)
SiblingsYuri Horowitz, Sunyata Palmer, Jubal Palmer (half-siblings)
AffairsJohnny Depp (ex-fiancé), Matt Damon (rumored)

Education & Early Life

SchoolingPetaluma High School, California
Higher EducationAmerican Conservatory Theater, San Francisco (dropped out)
Early LifeBorn in Minnesota, moved to California at age 12
Early InfluencesInspired by films like ‘Taxi Driver’, influenced by goth culture


DebutLucas (1986)
Significant WorksBeetlejuice, Heathers, Edward Scissorhands, Bram Stoker’s Dracula, Little Women, Girl Interrupted
Awards & NominationsAcademy Award nomination, Golden Globe (Best Supporting Actress), 2 Screen Actors Guild Awards
FilmographyOver 60 films including ‘Reality Bites’, ‘Alien Resurrection’, ‘Black Swan’
Voice WorkAnimated films like ‘Frankenweenie’, TV show ‘Drunk History’
Music Videos“Free to Decide” by The Replacements, “The Heart Is Deceitful Above All Things”
Tours & Live ShowsAppeared in ‘The Crucible’ on Broadway
CollaborationsVocals on songs by Tom Waits
DocumentariesAbout early career – ‘Searching for Winona’, ‘Winona Ryder: The E! True Hollywood Story’
Winona Ryder with Keanu Reeves

Net Worth & Assets

Net Worth$18 Million
PropertiesHomes in San Francisco and Beverly Hills
Business VenturesCo-founder of production company ‘Christmas Productions’
InvestmentsInvestor in tech startups

Trivia & Miscellaneous

Hobbies & InterestsReading, music, painting
ControversiesArrested for shoplifting in 2001
Philanthropy & ActivismSupports PETA, American Indian College Fund, Polaris Project
Public ImageEndorses brands like H&M, iconic status as a Gen X star
Personal ChallengesBattled anxiety and depression, hiatus after shoplifting scandal
Notable Interviews‘The Larry Sanders Show’, ‘Saturday Night Live’
Publications & BooksCo-wrote foreword for ‘Number One Fan’ by Nora Ephron
Personal AnecdotesGoddaughter of Timothy Leary, named after hometown
Quotes“Normal is something I can only aspire to.”
Winona Ryder with perfect smile

Social Media & Online Presence

Instagram Handle@winonaryderofficial
Twitter Handle@WinonaRyder
Facebook HandleWinona Ryder
Youtube ChannelWinona Ryder

Legacy & Influence

Cultural ReferencesInspired characters on shows like ‘Daria’, famously spoofed on ‘SNL’
Achievements Outside ActingDirected music videos, produced films
MentorshipAdvocate for emerging talent like Zoey Deutch
LegacyInfluential Gen X icon who paved way for indie actresses, Johnny Depp muse