Woodrow “Woody” Tracy Harrelson is an American actor, comedian, and playwright from Texas. Harrelson is best known for the films “White Men Can’t Jump’, ‘Natural Born Killers’, ‘Zombieland’, ‘The Hunger Games’ and ‘Now You See Me’. As of 2022, Woody Harrelson’s net worth is estimated to be roughly $70 million USD.
Woodrow “Woody” Tracy Harrelson was born on the 23rd of July, 1961, in Midland, Texas. Harrelson is the son of Diane Lou and Charles Voyde Harrelson. When young Harrelson was just seven years old, his father was convicted with a life sentence for the murder of Federal Judge John H. Wood, Jr.
He finished his formal education at Lebanon High School. In addition to studying, he apprenticed as a woodcarver at Kings Island Amusement Park.
Harrelson commenced his acting profession in 1985 when he made his professional debut with the role of a bartender, Woody Boyd, in the already famous NBC sitcom, ‘Cheers’, which was on its fourth season. He made a foray into the big screen while working on ‘Cheers’ with the 1986-launched movie, ‘Wildcats’, a football comedy in which he made a cameo appearance. Following this, he was performed in the movies, ‘White Men Can’t Jump’, ‘Money Train’, ‘LA Story’ and so on.
His film career took off to a great beginning with the movie, ‘Indecent Proposal’ where he was cast opposite Robert Redford and Demi Moore. The movie was a grand success and grossed a total of over $265,000,000 at the box office. In 2007, he starred in ‘No Country for Old Men’. The movie have become very famous for its amazing plot, extraordinary performance, and some noteworthy direction.
He was next seen playing a character in the horror-comedy ‘Zombieland’, which he followed up with Roland Emmerich’s ‘2012’. In 2010, he starred in the futuristic western martial arts movie ‘Bunraku’ and followed up with the movie, ‘Friends with Benefits’. Recently, he was cast as Haymitch Abernathy in the movie ‘The Hunger Games’
3 Powerful Lessons from Woody Harrelson
Now that you know all about Woody Harrelson’s net worth, and how he achieved success; let’s take a look at some of the strongest lessons we can learn from him: Don’t Talk Down to People: Everyone deserves respect. Arrogance is not attractive.
Smile Often: Smiling is good for you! Not only does smiling release endorphins in the mind that will make you feel happier, but smiling makes you look more beautiful!
Be Slow to Anger: Anger stops progression and is bad for your health. So maintain a level head, be rational and be slow to anger.