Henry Winkler- Net Worth, Money and More
Net Worth :$35 Million
Henry Winkler was born on October 30, 1945. He was born in Manhattan, New York City, New York, U.S. His birth name is Henry Franklin Winkler. He is an American actor, director, producer and a wonderful author. He was married to Stacey Furtsman Weitzman in the year 1978. He is best known for his role ‘Fronzie’.
Fronzie, which is a fictional character, in the 1970s American sitcom Happy days from 1974-1984. Fonzie is also known as “The Fonz” who is a leather-clad greaser and auto mechanic, started out as a minor character at the show’ beginning but had achieved top billing when the show ended. Recently he stars as Sy Mittleman on Children’s Hospital.
He is a son of IIse Anna Maria and father, harry Irving Winkler who is a lumber company president, who emigrated from Germany to the United States in the year 1939 during World War II. His parents are Jewish. Talking about his education life he attended the McBurney School from where he recievd his Bachelor’s Degree from Emerson College in the year 1967. Not only is this he earned MFA from the Yale School of Drama in the year 1970. He is a superb actor and received an award from Emerson in the year 1978 for the honorary doctorate of humane letters. Not only is this he received an Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters from the Austin College.
Henry Winkler was married to Satcey Furstman Weitzman on May5, 1978. He has two children, Zoe Emily who was born in the year 1980 and Max Daniel in the year 1983. He also has a stepson, Jed from the previous marriage of Stacey with Howard Weitzman. Not only is this he is a god father of Bryce Dallas Howard who was a daughter of Happy days co-star Ron Howard. He was the 9th king at the parade in New Orleans in the year 1977. His relationship with his parents are not good but strained.
Winkler, first of all started his career in a number of television series. He appeared in the episodes of The Mary Tyler Moore Show and the The Bob Newhart Show. In the year 1973, he cast a role of Arthur Herbert Fonzarelli who is nicknamed as “”The Fonz” in Happy days. Happy days was not so famous when it was started but as time moves on it achieved a great success and reach the heights. Henry Winkler received a number of awards for Happy Days and received a lot of appreciation for the role and the show. After the Happy days wqas over, Henry produced an number of television series MacGyver, So Weird and Mr. Sunshine, and the game shows Wintuition and Hollywood Squares. Not only is this he also directed different movies including the Billy Crystal movie Memories of Me in the year 1988 and Cop and a Half in the year 1993 with Burt Reynolds.
Henry Winkler currently has a re-curring role on USA Network’s Royal Pains, playing Hank and Evan’s n’er-do-well father Eddy he played the role so beautifully that it is worldwide appreciated. Apart from acting and the roles in television series he is always connected with the books. As in the year 2003, he was collaborated with Oliver on a series of children books which was based on the 4th grade boy who is dyslexic.
Awards and Achievements
He received a number of Awards in his life. In the year 1996, he was selected to be the class Day speaker at Yale University which is an honor accorded to distinguished Yale alumni. On August 3, 2008, he was chosen to be the guest conductor at the Boston pops by the Sea Concert in Hyannis in the same year on August 19, he presented the key to the City of Winnipeg for his contributions to education and literacy.
Talking about the Golden Globe Awards, he won it two times in his life. First in the year 1976 for the best Actor in the Television Series Musical or Comedy/Happy Days and the second one in the year 1977 for the Best Actor category award. He also won the Daytime Emmy Award in the year 1985 for the category of Outstanding Children’s Special in the CBS Schoolbreak Special: All the Kids do it and in the year 2005 he won this award for the category of outstanding performer in an Animated Program for Clifford’s Puppy Days. He was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Awards for a number of times for the Happy Days and Who Are the DeBolts? And Where Did They Get Nineteen Kids?
Not only is this, in September 2011, Henry was made an honorary Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) “for services to children with special educational needs in the UK”. Not only is this, he was named by the National Literacy Trust as one of the United Kingdom’s top 10 Literacy heroes on December 3, 2013.
Henry Winkler net worth is $35 Million. His most of the fortune is coming from the acting. Not only is this he worked as an executive producer for a number of retrospectives for the biography Channel. He was also the actor of number of sitcoms and pilots. He also produced Hollywood Squares.