Winona Ryder Biography

Updated On Feb 19, 2019 Published On Oct 20, 2015
Facts of Winona Ryder
Date of Birth: 1971 , October-29
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 3 Inch
Name Winona Ryder
Nick Name Noni
Father Michael Horowitz
Mother Cynthia Palmer
Nationality Ameriacn
Birth Place/City Olmsted County
Ethnicity White
Profession Actress
Eye Color Brown-Dark
Hair Color Dark-Brown
Body Measurements 36-24-35
Weight in KG 52 kg
Boyfriend Johny Deep
Married Not Yet
Awards Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Movie
Movies Beetlejuice 1988
TV Show Stranger Things
Siblings Sunyata Palmer, Uri Horowitz, Jubal Palmer
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Golden Globes winner Winona Ryder is an American native. She is a famous actress from the United States and she is one of the casts of the famous movie, Girl, Interrupted. She is also known by her nickname Noni.

Winona Ryder's early life

Winona Ryder was from the higher class family born as Winona Laura Horowitz on 29th October 1971, in Olmsted County, Minnesota, United States of America to Cynthia Palmer and Michael Horowitz. She is American by nationality and her ethnicity is white.

Winona Ryder's career

Winona Ryder began her career as an actress since 1985. That year, she gave her first audition for the movie, Desert Bloom. However, the sad story was she was not offered that role.

But this auditioned played an important role as she was offered an acting role in the next year. Winona Ryder played her first acting role in the movie, Lucas. In 1997, she appeared in Alien: Resurrection, starring Sigourney Weaver.

Winona Ryder's personal life

Winona Ryder met Johnny Depp for the first time in 1989 and that was in the premiere of Great Balls of Fire!. After that, they fell in love with each other and then finally got engaged in 1990.

Johnny also has a tattoo in his arm that reads, Winona Forever. They called off their love life in 1993. The same year she was found with famous American singer Dave Pirner.

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During that time there was some information about them that they are about to get married and be each other’s loving spouse but 1996, news about their separation became public.

Winona Ryder also dated Matt Damon for about two years.

Winona Ryder's net worth

For her role in Alien: Resurrection, Winona Ryder received a salary of $2,800,000. As of 2015, her net worth is recorded to be $18 million.

Winona Ryder bought a house in Los Angeles, California at the price of $2.6 million in 1998. Upon the sale of her Manhattan apartment, she received $2.2 million.

Winona Ryder also made $3.7 million when she sold her Spanish style located in California.

 

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Born in Olmsted County, Minnesota

October 29 , 1971

Winona Ryder was from the higher class family born as Winona Laura Horowitz in Olmsted County, Minnesota, United States of America to Cynthia Palmer and Michael Horowitz. She is an American and is of white descent.

Graduated from Petaluma High School

1989

Because of her parents’ professional career, she had to move to several places and she also attended several schools. During some days, she was also home schooled. She was also enrolled at Petaluma High School and she graduated from there. 

Began her acting career

1986

Though she gave her first acting audition in 1985, she was not offered the role for which she dreamed of. But his auditioned played an important role as she was offered an acting role in the next year. She played her first acting role in the movie, Lucas. 

Began dating Johnny Depp

1989

It was 1989, when she met Johnny Depp for the first time in her life. She met her in the premiere of Great Balls of Fire!. After that they fell in love with each other. They also took this love life to the next stage, they got engaged in 1990. 

Broke up with Johnny Depp

1993

She got engaged with Johnny Depp in 1990. Johnny Depp is the renowned name is the film industry. He is an actor and also the producer. He is also known to be the musician. They called off their love life in 1993. 

Began dating Dave Pirner

1993

Soon after she called off her engagement with Johnny Depp, she was found with Dave Pirner. It seems like her extra affairs were also the main reason for their separation. She began dating Dave Pirner from the end of 1993. 

Broke up with Dave Pirner

1996

From the end of 1993, she was romantically linked with Dace Pirner. He is the lead vocalist of the musical band, Soul Asylum. He is also the famous songwriter and as well the producer. They decided to end their love life in 1996. 

Began dating Matt Damon

1998

She also had romantic relationship with Matt Damon for about two years. She was linked with him from 1998. Matt Damon is a famous actor and he is also the movie maker. They were together till the end of 2000. 

Won Golden Globes, USA

1998

It was 1991; she got her first nomination in Golden Globes, USA. That year she was nominated in this award for Best Performance by an Actress. She won this award for the first time in 1994 and that was for her role in The Age of Innocence. 

Won Blockbuster Entertainment Awards

1998

Blockbuster Entertainment Awards is also one of the prestigious awards in the film industry and every one really fells honored if they win this award. She has also won this award once and that was for Favorite Supporting Actress - Sci-Fi. 

Won Boston Society of Film Critics Awards

2009

She is also one of the casts of the famous movie, Star Trek. For her role in this movie, she got her first and only nomination in Boston Society of Film Critics Awards. She won this award for Best Ensemble Cast. 

Won Denver Film Critics Society

2009

She has been nominated in lots of prestigious awards and she has also won some of them. In 2009, she also got her nomination in another major award and that was in Denver Film Critics Society. She won this award for Best Acting Ensemble.