Winona Ryder Bio, Age, Height, Partner, Husband, Children, Parents, TV Shows and Movies

Winona Ryder Biography

Winona Ryder is an American actress who has received numerous awards and accolades, including a ‘Golden Globe Award,’ for portraying a variety of roles in films ranging from comedy to horror to drama to science fiction. She rose to prominence in films such as ‘Heathers,’ which dealt with adolescent suicide, and ‘Bram Stoker’s Dracula,’ which dealt with vampires.


How old is Winona Ryder?- Age

Ryder is 50 years old as of October 2021. She was born Winona Laura Horowitz on October 29, 1971, in Winona, Minnesota, United States of America.

Winona Ryder Height

She stands at the height of 5’3″ (160 cm).

Winona Ryder Family – Parents

On October 29, 1971, she was born Winona Laura Horowitz to Michael Horowitz and Cynthia Palmer. Her father is a writer and publisher, and her mother is a writer and video producer. She has three brothers and sisters.

Winona Ryder Husband – Partner – Children

She met Johnny Depp in 1989 and married him in 1990. In 1993, the couple called off their engagement. She was in a three-year relationship with Soul Asylum’s lead singer, Dave Pirner, before dating actor Matt Damon for two years. She has been dating fashing designer Scott Mackinlay Hahn since 2011.

Winona Ryder Career

Ryder received her first screen role in 1986, when she was cast in the coming-of-age film ‘Lucas.’ During this time, she went by the stage name Winona Ryder. Her first significant role was as Veronica Sawyer in the black comedy ‘Heathers,’ which parodied teenage suicides in 1988. Her performance was praised by critics, and the film quickly became a cult classic. In 1990, she starred as Kim, the love interest of an artificial man named Edward in the romantic fantasy film ‘Edward Scissorhands.’ Tim Burton directed the film, which starred Johnny Depp in the title role. The film was a huge commercial success.

In 1993, she starred in the Academy Award-winning film ‘The Age of Innocence,’ which was based on Edith Wharton’s novel of the same name. She received an Academy Award nomination for Best Actress in a Supporting Role. She co-starred in the film ‘Little Women’ as the volatile Jo, alongside Trini Alvarado, Claire Danes, and Kirsten Dunst. For this role, Ryder was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress. With the 1999 drama film ‘Girl, Interrupted,’ she became an executive producer.

Winona Ryder Photo
Winona Ryder Photo

She portrayed Susanna Kaysen in the film adaptation of her autobiography of the same name. Angelina Jolie, Brittany Murphy, and Vanessa Redgrave were among the supporting actors. She appeared in the black comedy ‘Sex and Death 101’ in 2007. However she could not resurrect her career and could find only minor roles after her comeback. In 2010, she played Lois Wilson in the television movie ‘When Love Is Not Enough: The Lois Wilson Story’ which premiered on CBS. In the movie she portrayed the role of a college-educated woman who marries a man of modest means and how the two go about building their lives together.

Winona Ryder’s Net Worth

Ryder has an estimated net worth of 18 million dollars.

Winona Ryder TV Shows and Movies

  •  Edward Scissorhands (1990)
  •  Beetlejuice (1988)
  •  Heathers (1988)
  •  Black Swan (2010)
  •  Star Trek (2009)
  •  Dracula (1992)
  •  Girl, Interrupted (1999)
  •  Night on Earth (1991)
  •  Little Women (1994)
  •  The Age of Innocence (1993)