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Winona Ryder

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Winona Ryder net worth:
$14 Million
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Winona Ryder is an American actress for television and cinema who currently has a net worth of $14 million. Winona Laura Horowitz was born in Olmsted County, Minnesota (USA) on October 29th, 1971. His first name is due to the city bordering her hometown, Winona.

Her mother, Cindy Palmes (Romanian descent) is an author, producer and video editor. Her father, Michael Horowitz, like her mother, is an author and publisher, but he is also an antiquarian publisher and bookseller. Although her mother is a Buddhist and her father is an atheist, she considers herself a Jew, due to her ancestry; As her grandparents were Jewish immigrants from Russia, and some of her relatives died in the Holocaust.

Professional career.

She sent a tape in 1985, where Winona recited a monologue of the novel Franny and Zooey, she wanted to appear in the film Desert Bloom. They rejected her, and they gave the role to Annabeth Gish. In 1986, David Seltzer, a scriptwriter and director, noticed her talent and hired her for Lucas. One day, she received a phone call, asking her how she wanted her name to appear, because her name was not very marketable, in commercial terms; She replied “Ryder,” by Mitch Ryder, a musician who just now was listening to her father.

Her next movie was Square Dance, where her teenage character creates a bridge between two different worlds – a field in the middle of nowhere and a big city. Ryder had good criticism by that role, that until the Times magazine called to her work “a remarkable debut”. These two films never went on sale, so they did not get much popularity.


Sometime later, director Tim Burton called her to perform at Beetlejuice, after being impressed by her performance in Lucas. In the film, she plays a gothic girl suffering from depression, Lydia Deetz. In the film, her family moves into a house full of ghosts (played by Geena Davis, Alec Baldwin and Michael Keaton). Her character discovers the only person who had, like her, empathy towards the ghosts and their situation. The film was a great success and her performance received very positive reviews.

Ryder was later called to play “Veronica Sawyer” in the independent film Heathers. The film is a satire on teenage life, which revolves around Veronica, a character who is firmly against violence as a way of resolving conflicts, and she is forced to choose between society welfare, or stay with her murderous boyfriend, who kills popular students. Once she accepted this role, her representative warned him not to do so because, according to him, “it would destroy her career.”  But she received very good critics.

Personal life.

Ryder has had sentimental relationships with show personalities. Most famous of all, it was with the actor Johnny Depp, with which it was three years, from July of 1990. During her relationship, Depp tattooed the phrase “Winona Forever” on his arm. But, after her separation, he altered it to “Wino Forever.”

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Winona Ryder

Date of Birth
Oct 29, 1971(52 years old)
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