Winona Ryder BioGraphy

Her full name is Winona Laura Horowitz . She is an American film actress who was twice nominated for an Oscar (in 1994 and 1995). Winner of the 1993 Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress in The Age of Innocence (1993).

Winona Ryder BioGraphy

She came into this beautiful world on October 29, 1971 . Her birth place Olmsted County, Minnesota United state. She is now 50 year unmarried women. Her father name is Michael Horowitz and her mother name is Cynthia Palmer. The actress’s parents are descendants of Jewish immigrants from Russia and Romania. His father was a writer and editor, was fond of psychedelic literature. The mother was also engaged in literary activities. They were officially married only 12 years after the birth of their daughter. When Winona was seven years old, the family moved to a hippie agricultural commune in northern California. There was no electricity in their housing, but sometimes Cynthia set up a cinema in an old barn, so the girl from an early age was introduced to the classics of cinema.

Above all, the Horowitz household valued the book, and among the family’s friends were the poets Allen Ginsberg, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, the writer Aldous Huxley and the famous psychedelic guru of the 60s Timothy Leary. After another move, the girl had an incident with local teenagers, and her parents decided that for some time their daughter was better off studying at home. From the age of 12, Winona attended acting school at the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco, and in 1989 she graduated from school in Petaluma (California) with fairly high grades.


In 1985, She took part in the audition for the film “Desert Flower”, but ceded the role to actress Annabeth Gish. However, the girl was noticed by representatives of the agency Triad Artists, and soon director David Seltzer invited her to play in his film “Lucas” (“Lucas”, 1986). Then the aspiring actress took a pseudonym. The second work of the actress – the film “Quadrille” (“Square Dance”, 1987) – received positive press reviews, and the newspaper The Los Angeles Times wrote about “a wonderful debut.

Then several more films followed, and in 1990 Winona starred in Tim Burton’s science fiction film Edward Scissorhands (1990). The film attracted the attention of critics and grossed more than $ 80 million at the box office, and Winona herself met Johnny Depp on the set, whom she dated for several years. In 1992, the screens released the film “Dracula” (“Dracula”, 1992), where Winona Laura Horowitz starred with the famous English actor Gary Oldman. This picture and the subsequent drama by Martin Scorsese “The Age of Innocence” strengthened Winona’s position in the world of cinema.

She has become one of the most popular Hollywood actresses. Two years in a row she was nominated for an Oscar: in 1994 for her work in The Age of Innocence and in 1995 for the lead role in the film Little Women (1994). Among the later works of Winona  , it is worth highlighting the drama Life, Interrupted (1999), where Angelina Jolie, Vanessa Redgrave and Whoopi Goldber played the supporting roles, the melodrama Autumn in New York (2000) with Richard Gere, the fantastic comedy by Andrew Nicholl Simone (2002), where she starred opposite Al Pacino, Catherine Keener and Evan Rachel Wood.


For several years, Winona practically did not act in films, and only in 2006 she appeared in the animated film “Blurred” (“A Scanner Darkly”, 2006). She later starred in the comedies The Darwin Awards (2006), The Ten Commandments (2007), Sex and Death 101 (2007). In 2009, two extremely successful films with her participation were released at once: the melodrama “The Private Lives of Pippa Lee” and the fantastic film “Star Trek”. A year later, Ryder appeared in Darren Aronofsky’s film Black Swan, where she appeared as the prima ballerina Beth McIntyre, who was forced to leave the stage because of her venerable age for a ballerina.

The main roles in the film were played by Natalie Portman, Vincent Cassel, Mila Kunis. In 2012, the actress worked with Tim Burton again, this time on the full-length cartoon Frankenweenie, based on Mary Shelley’s famous Frankenstein novel. In 2016, she starred in a television series for the first time for herself. She played the role of single mother Joyce in the mystical TV series Stranger Things. According to the plot, Joyce’s son Will disappeared under mysterious circumstances, and after his disappearance a series of mysterious events began in the town.

Real Name Winona Laura Horowitz
Other Name Winona
Age 50 Year Old
Date Of Birth October 29, 1971
Nationality American
Religion Jewish
Gender Female
Birth Place Winona, Minnesota,  United State
Profession American Conservatory Theater
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Net Worth Approx  $18 Million
Father Name Michael Horowitz
Mother Name Cynthia Palmer
Sister Name Sunyata Palmer
Brother  Name
  • Uri Horowitz
  • Jubal Palmer
Children Name
Husband Name Scott Mackinlay Hahn (2011–)
School Petaluma High School
Qualification Graduate
Physical Status
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Height 5 feet 3 inches or 161 cm
Body Slim
Weight 54 kg or 119 pounds
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Brown
Shoe Size Don’t Know
Bra size 34 B
Butt Size Approx 34 inches
Waist Size Approx 25 inches
 Dress Size 5.5 (US) Approx
Sexual Orientation Straight
Relationship Status
Are you married ? No
Is she Lesbian No
Any Affair No
Boy Friend Name Will Smith
Partner Name Scott Mackinlay Hahn (2011–)

Personal Life

The actress has a half-brother and a half-sister (children of Cynthia Horowitz from a previous marriage), as well as a younger brother, Yuri, named after the Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin. The favorite book of the actress as a child was Salinger’s novel The Catcher in the Rye. By nature, Winona is blonde, but at a young age she wanted to become a brunette.


Winona Laura Horowitz got engaged to actor Johnny Depp in July 1990. She was engaged to Johnny Depp for three years. She dated Soul Asylum band member Dave Peerner from 1993 to 1996. From 1998 to 2000, she dated Matt Damon. She is in a relationship with Scott McKinley Hahn since 2011.

Net Worth

Her net worth approx  $18 Million  and her salary is  $350 Thousand.

Social Media

Winona Laura Horowitz is active only on Facebook. She has 4.1 Million followers on Facebook.

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