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How Much Is Henry Winkler's Net Worth? Detail About His Salary, Career and Awards!!

News by Saburo Published on 09 Jan,2018 Updated on 18 Jul,2018

Most of you people know Henry Winkler as an actor, producer, and director but he is also an accomplished writer. winkler is best known for his role, Arthur Fonzarelli in the 1970s sitcom Happy Days, has collected a huge net worth from his wide range of career.

Read more for the details about his fortune, house, car, and awards!!

How Much Is Henry Winkler's Net Worth At Present?

Henry Winkler, the critically acclaimed actor, best known for his role as Arthur Fonzarelli in Happy Days in the 1970s has an estimated net worth of about $35 million, as per The Richest. But, the Celebrity Net Worth claims his net worth is $20 million only as of July 2018. 

He appeared on the show for over 11 seasons between 1974 and 1984. He has achieved a fair amount of success appearing in many Adam Sandler's movies like The Waterboy.

Henry Winkler an accomplished actor, writer, and director

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He also starred as Sy Mittleman on Children's Hospital and USA Networks' Royal Pains. In addition to TV and movie roles, Winkler was also involved in theatrical performances.

He and his friends opened a summer stock theater named 'New Have Free Theater. He performed in several plays including Woyzeck, The American Pig, and Moonchildren.

His House Collection

The Golden Globe Award-winning actor currently resides at his Los Angeles residence at present as stated by some sources.

1. 'Royal Pains' House 

The Atlantic Beach home with six-bedrooms used for the USA network show 'Royal Pains' was in the market for $3.5 million in January 2015.

The house covers an area of 7,000 sqft featuring curved wooden balconies on three sides. Originally built in the 1940s, it was later renovated in 1980s by big city builder Anthony Rivara.

His 'Royal Pains' house hit the market

 Source: NY Daily News

The house was also featured in several movies, fashion spreads, and many TV shows.

2. Los Angeles Home

The TV personality and entertainer currently resides at his lavish home with his family members in Los Angeles. The house is simply a masterpiece.  

He hasn't revealed the details of his house, but he involves in chats and interviews at his home itself.

The star has not revealed about his vehicles; however, he was once spotted riding a Ferrari.

Red Ferrari

 Source: YouTube

Ferrari is basically known for its sleek design, speed, and high sticker prices. The recent Ferrari car prices range from $188,425 to $400,000.

Winkler's Writing Career And Earnings 

Henry was miles away from books until he was 31. Winkler struggled with dyslexia as a child, and because of the illness, he faced great difficulty in the classroom.

I was called lazy. I was called stupid. I was told I was not living up to my potential. And all the time inside I’m thinking, I don’t think I’m stupid. I don’t want to be stupid. I’m trying as hard as I can. I really am.

His agent, Alan Berger urged him to write a children's book about dyslexia sharing all his personal experiences.

Henry Winkler's Creations

 Source: Dyslexia.yale

During an interview, the award-winning children's book writer of the Hank Zipzer series said that he has now written 26 books in total, 18 in the Hank series itself and four in the Ghost Buddy series.

In 2011, he donated his creations to Holy Rosary School, PA. He published I've Never Met an Idiot on the River on 31st May 2011.

His Awards and Achievements

Henry, 72, has a long list of awards. He's been collecting the awards and honors since his high school days. Here are some of his achievements and nominations:

  • Won Golden Globe Awards for Best Actor- Television Series Musical or Comedy in 1977 and 1978.
  • Nominated for Golden Globe in 1978 and 1983 for Heroes and Night Shift.
  • Won Daytime Emmy Award in 1995 and 2005.
  • Won the nomination of Primetime Emmy Awards five times in 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, and 2000.
  • Was chosen as Honorary Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) to serve kids with some special needs and dyslexia.
  • Was declared 'One of the United Kingdom's to 10 Literacy Heroes' on 3rd December 2013 by the National Literacy Trust.

Henry Winkler's Charity Works

Actor and author Henry Winkler has written a total of 26 books to date with the aim of educating people, especially parents of kids with dyslexia.

Despite his busy schedule as an actor and director, Winkler and his wife Stacey Weitzman often participates in charity functions. 

Henry in the Pink of Health VIP party in The Woodland 2013

 Source: CultureMap Houston

Henry is a keen supporter of following charities listed below:

  • American Heart Association
  • Youngest Storytellers Foundation
  • The Children's Trust
  • American Stroke Association
  • Believe Dreams
  • STOMP Out Bullying
  • Stand Up To Cancer
  • Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation
  • Parkinson Society Maritime Region
  • Jumpstart
  • Onyx and Breezy Foundation
  • Love Our Children, USA
  • Neurofibromatosis, Inc.
  • Milk + Bookies
  • National Stroke Association
  • National Literacy Trust

Henry Winkler's Quick Facts

  • Born on 30 October 1945 in Manhattan, New York City, New York.
  • The birth sign is Scorpio.
  • His parents Ilse Anna Marie Winkler and Harry Irving Winkler were emigrants from Berlin, Germany.
  • Raised in the family that follows Conservative Judaism.
  • As a child, he suffered from dyslexia.
  • He is married to fellow actress Stacey Weitzman since 1978
  • Completed his graduation from McBurney School in 1963.
  • Achieved his B.A. degree from Emerson College in 1967.
  • Received an M.F.A. degree from the Yale School of Drama.
  • Earned an honorary D.H.L. degree from Austin College.
  • Initially worked as an extra on a game show in New York and received $10 for the role.
  •  Also performed in movies like The Most Wonderful Time of the Year (2008), Adventures of Serial Buddies (2011), Beatles Stories (2012), Here Comes the Boom (2012), A Plumm Summer (2007), and I Could Never Be Your Woman (2007).
  • Stands at the height of 5.51 feet (1.68m).

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