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Long Term Marriage Couldn't Last; Actor Clint Howard Filed For Divorce From His Wife of Two Decades!

Updated On 15 Aug, 2023 Published On 23 May, 2018
Long Term Marriage Couldn't Last; Actor Clint Howard Filed For Divorce From His Wife of Two Decades!

Starting his career from an early age, Clint Howard is a fabulous actor and is married for a long time now. Let's know about his personal life.

Not everyone gets a chance to start acting at an early age but the famous actor, Clint Howard started working at a mere age of 2. He is best known for his roles in several series of Star Trek. Even though the actor has been married for more than 20 years, no one could predict whether a marriage will last or not. Turned out to be the same for the actor as well.

The actor is married to Melanie Howard but looks like he is not happy with this relationship. What is the reason behind this? Is it because of having no children? Let's dig into some details about the actor's personal life as well as professional life.

Is Actor Clint Howard Still Married To Melanie Howard? Or Having Some Issues In Their Marriage?

American actor, Clint Howard is best known for the movie Halloween as Dr. Koplenson and Kate the Caterer in The Cat in the Hat and has also appeared in several parts of the Star Wars series as well.

Talking about his love life with Clint, he married his wife Melanie Howard. The couple tied the knot on October 29, 1995, and share no children.


Clint with his wife Melanie Howard.
Source: TMZ

But the bad news is that the couple has decided to go separate ways as he filed a petition to legally separate from Melanie stating irreconcilable differences after 22 years of their togetherness.

Clint also states that he has a bunch of stuff that he owns which includes a house in Burbank, CA, scripts from his old movies, and some of his savings worth $24k.

The paperwork also stated that the court could figure out who keeps the cars, the 2006 Honda Accord and 2005 Chrysler. The divorce was filed in 2017 but it is still under review and has not been finalized yet.


Clint filed for divorce and separated from his ex-wife Melanie Howard. 
Source: USWeekly

Several sources claim that the actor was married twice. He married his first wife in 1986 and lasted a year but the name of his previous wife is still at large. 

For the ones who don't know, Clint is the younger brother of director and actor Ron Howard who has directed Apollo 13, The Waterboy, Cinderella Man, and several other movies in which Clint has screened.

Well, looks like even after spending years and years together, one cannot be so sure about how long will a relationship last. 

Clint Howard's Career

Clint has been in the industry for a long time now. Well, not every actor gets a chance to play in a movie at the age of three but Clint here did.

He first starred in The Andy Griffith Show when he was two and made his first debut in the movie The Courtship of Eddie's Father at the age of three. He appeared in the ABC medical drama Breaking Point in the role of four-year-old Mikey in 1963.


Clint started his career when he was a child
Source: Tintm

He got his big break by being a regular on the show Gentle Ben which premiered in 1967.

The actor has appeared in several Star Trek episodes starting from the beginning of the Star Trek series where he appeared as a childlike alien. Everyone appreciated his role in the series and he was given a role for further seasons as well.

Since then, he has appeared in several series and movies till now including, Seinfeld, Arrested Development, and several others.

He has also voiced in several animated movies which include Roo in The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh and Hathi Jr. in The Jungle Book. He portrayed the character of Dr. Owen in Nobody Gets Out Alive which was directed by Jason Christopher in 2013. The film won two awards, the best director award, and the best actor award.


Cling has appeared in dozens of his brother's movies
Source: GazetteReview 

He has appeared in altogether 16 films directed by his brother Ron and is scheduled to appear in Solo: A Star Wars Story which is going to be directed by his brother.

Not only movies, but the talented actor has also stepped into the music industry as well. Howard formed The Kempster band in 1981, composed of his friends. Though the band never released an album, they regularly played at Madame Wong's West. The band retired in 1983 but Howard began distributing No Brains At All named CD which included several tracks which they recorded.

Clint Howard: Quick Facts


Source: StarTrek
  • He was born on April 20, 1959 (age: 59).
  • He was born in Burbank, CA.
  • He went to Robert Louis Stevenson Elementary School and attended the University of Southern California, LA.
  • He is an avid Golfer.
  • He once interviewed President Richard Nixon.
  • His mother's name is Jean Speegle Howard and his father's name is Rance Howard.
  • He received the MTV Lifetime Achievement Award in 1998.
  • His birth sign is Taurus.
  • His net worth is estimated to be around $4 million according to The Richest and Celebrity Net Worth.

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