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Full NameRon Howard
First NameRonald
Middle NameWilliam
Last NameHoward
Birth NameRonald William Howard
Other NameRon Howard
ProfessionActor & Filmmaker
Birth CityDuncan, Oklahoma
Birth CountryUnited States
Father NameRance Howard
Father ProfessionDirector
Mother NameJean Speegle Howard
Mother ProfessionActress
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseCheryl Howard (m. 1975)
SibilingsSolo: A Star Wars Story, A Beautiful Mind, Pavarotti
FilmographyHillbilly Elegy,Solo: A Star Wars Story
Height175 cm
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Date of BirthMarch 1,1954
Age65 years
Married Date1975
Amount$160 million

How Much Ron Howard's Net Worth?

Professional since 1956, Ron Howard is an American actor and filmmaker considered one of the veterans and prominent Hollywood figures. Till date, Howard has earned 89 acting credits, while directing and producing credit record 46 and 96 respectively.

No doubt that the American filmmaker owns a massive fortune with his enraging fame and career. As of 2019, Ron Howard owns the net worth of $160 million.

The 4 times Golden Globe Awards and 9 times Academy Awards winner has directed many box office hit like Apollo 13 (1995), How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000), A Beautiful Mind (2001) and The Da Vinci Code (2006).

Net Worth Details: Income Sources & Earnings

After some minor acting roles in The DuPont Show with June Allyson, The Twilight Zone, and Dennis the Menace in 1959, Ron Howard major breakthrough came after playing Opie Taylor in The Andy Griffith Show (1960-1968).

With notable fame as an actor, he later made move to directing career after a bunch of acting credits including The Smith Family (1971-1972) and Happy Days (1974-1984).

Then in 1977, Ron directed the movie Grand Theft Auto and has directed 46 movies and TV shows.

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Howard has an estimated net worth of $160 million as of June 2019. Back in 2018, The Richest estimated his fortune to be $140 million.

His worth is often compared with other rich American filmmaker and directors like Rob Lowe ($60 million) and David Schwimmer ($85 million).

Ron Howard, an American actor and filmmaker owns $160 million net worth
Ron Howard, an American actor, and filmmaker owns $160 million net worth

Apart from acting, the main source of his income is directing and producing career.

Some of his notable award-winning and box office hits are Parenthood (1989), Apollo 13 (1995), Ransom (1996), How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000), A Beautiful Mind (2001), The Da Vinci Code (2006), Angels & Demons (2009) and Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018).

In his professional career of over 6 decades, Ron Howard has made numerous acclaims including National Medal of Arts in 2003 and Academy Award for Best Director for A Beautiful Mind.

Ron Howard, the director of A Beautiful Mind won Academy Awards for Best Director
Ron Howard, the director of A Beautiful Mind won Academy Awards for Best Director

He has worked with many famous actors like Emilia Clarke, Donald Glover, Keanu Reeves, Tom Hanks, and many more.

Aside from these, Ron also works as producer; some of his famous productions are Curious George (2006-Present), Arrested Development (2003-2006), Breakthrough (2015- Present) and Mars (2016-Present).

Ron Howard's Salary For His Highest Grossing Movies

As per the data from The Richest, Ron Howard earns the salary in the figure of million every year.

Check it out:

  1. Earnings from Eat My Dust (1976)- $100,000
  2. Salary from A Beautiful Mind (2001)- $10 million
  3. Earnings in 2007- $35 million
  4. Salary from The Dilemma (2011)- $10 million

Here is the list of Howard's movie box office collection:

FilmBudget Gross CollectionAwards Won/Nomiations
Cocoon (1985)$17.5 million$85.3 million 2 Academy Awards won
Parenthood (1989)$20 million$126 millionGolden Globe Nomination
Apollo 13 (1995)$52 million$355.2 million2- Academy Awards and 2-BAFTA Awards Won
Ransom (1996)$70 million$309.5 millionGolden Globe Nomination
How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)$123 million$345.1 million Won Academy Award
A Beautiful Mind (2001)$58 million$313 millionWon 4-Golden Globe Award
The Da Vinci Code (2006)$125 million$758.2 millionGolden Globe Nomination
Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018)$275-$300 million$392.9 millionAcademy Awards Nomination

Endorsements & Charity Works

Surely as a famous figure, Ron Howard does get tons of endorsement deals. Even though the exact details on his sponsorship or earnings is not out, he surely makes hundreds of thousand dollars through endorsements.

Back in 2008, the American filmmaker made highlight after endorsing Barack Obama.

Well, he is also an avid user of Instagram and Twitter with over 437K and 2.55 million followers respectively. As per Influencer Marketing Hub, Ron's Instagram can earn him $1,302- $2,171 per sponsored post.

Aside from career and money showers, Howard is also active in charity works. Unlike the massive donation highlights, the American film personality prefers to remain low-key about his philanthropic works.

For a fact, the actor cum filmmaker has associations with many non-profit organizations like Boys & Girls Clubs of America, Bring Change 2 Mind, Communities in Schools,, Oceana and The Hollywood Cookbook.

Sold $27.5M Home: Assets, Lifestyle & Expenses

With a net worth of millions of dollars, Ron Howard lives a lavish lifestyle and owns jaw-dropping assets.

Currently, the American filmmaker lives in Beverly Hills, California, where the median house price is $3.5 million with an insurance premium of $986 per year.

Well, Ron seems quite experienced in the real estate business. Back on July 24, 2014, he sold his Greenwich, Connecticut home spread on 32 acres for $27.5 million. It featured 6 bedrooms, 5 full bathrooms, and 4 partial bathrooms.

Ron Howard's house in Connecticut was sold for $27.5 million
Ron Howard's house in Connecticut was sold for $27.5 million

In 2014, Howard listed his 5,900-square-foot Encino property featuring 5-bedrooms and 6-bathrooms for sale, asking $2.9 million.

Also in March 2017, his Manhattan, New York apartment was in the market for $12.5 million. He had bought the property in 2004 for roughly around $5.575 million.

Though, the sales report on either of his Encino or New York residence is out.

Regarding his collection of cars, it seems he has a good taste in vintage cars like 56 Chevy and 1970 Volkswagen Bug.

Certainly, Howard also owns luxurious modern cars worth hundreds of thousand dollars, though has not opened up the details.

Apart from expenses on assets like house & cars, Ron Howard also spends on costly clothes, travels, and daily life luxury.

Tax Payments

Alike other California residents, Howard is also liable to tax payments.

His Beverly Hills, California house costs him 0.793% of its assessed value as property tax, while the yearly revenue of $10 million takes away $5.15 million as income tax.

The income tax consists of 36.3% Federal tax, 2.41% FICA and 12.79% State tax.

Ron Howard's Personal Life: Age, Height, Family, Education, Brother

Howard was born Ronald William Howard on March 1, 1954, in Duncan, Oklahoma, the USA. His father Rance Howard (1928-2017) was a director while mother Jean Speegle Howard (1927-2000) was an actress.

Raised alongside his younger brother Clint Howard, Ron's family moved to Hollywood in 1958 and shifted to Burbank 3 years later.

Ron holds American nationality and is of mixed ethnicity; hails from German, English, Scottish, Irish, and Dutch ancestry.

He attended John Burroughs High School and later enrolled at the University of Southern California's School of Cinematic Arts, though didn't graduate.

Age and Height

As of June 2019, Ron Howard's age is 65 and has a height of 5 ft. 9 inches (175 cm).

Happily Married: Wife & Children

Well, Ron Howard is a happily married man and enjoys a blissful relationship with his wife of 44 years, Cheryl Howard.

Howard and his actress wife Cheryl married on June 7, 1975, after dating for some time.

For a fact, the American filmmaker has directed his spouse Cheryl Howard in 11 movies including Grand Theft Auto (1977), A Beautiful Mind (2001) and Angels & Demons (2009).

Ron Howard and his wife Cheryl Howard
Ron Howard and his wife Cheryl Howard are married for 44 years

The duo even shares 4 children together, 3 daughter and a son who are now grown-ups.

They welcomed daughter Bryce Dallas Howard in 1981, who is an actress and director. Moreover, their twin daughters Jocelyn Carlyle and Paige Howard were born in 1985.

Ron and Charyl's only son and the fourth child is Reed Cross (born in 1987).

Did you know? Ron Howard directed his father in 15 movies while his brother Clinton was directed in 16 movies.

Updated On Mon Sep 30 2019 Published On Wed Jun 26 2019 By