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Ron Howard Biography

Updated On 04 Aug, 2019 Published On 26 May, 2015
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Facts of Ron Howard

Date of Birth :
Age : 70 years old
Family Name : Howard
Birth Country : United States
Birth Sign : Pisces
Height : 5 Feet 9 Inch

Relationship short Statistics of Ron Howard

What is Ron Howard marital status ? ( married,single, in relation or divorce): Married
How many children does Ron Howard have ? (name): 4 Children
Is Ron Howard having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Ron Howard Gay ? No

Ronald William Howard is an American actor, producer and a film director who first came to prominence after playing in "The Andy Griffith Show" for eight years and later in "Happy Days" for six years. He is the son of Rance Howard, an actor, director and writer and Jean Speegle Howard, an actress. He has Irish, Dutch, Scottish, English, Cherokee ancestry and German.

Early Life and Education of Ron Howard

Ron Howard was born as Ronald William Howard on March 1, 1954, in  Duncan, Oklahoma, USA. He is the eldest son of his parents; Jean Speegle Howard, an actress, and Rance Howard, a director, a writer, and actor.

His mother Speegle passed away in 2000. He posted about his late mother via Twitter as it's her 92nd birth if she was alive.

He has German, English, Scottish, Irish, and Dutch ancestry. In 1958, his family moved to Hollywood, the year before the birth of his younger brother, Clint Howard. 

Howard was tutored at Desilu Studios during his early days. He completed his graduation from the  John Burroughs High School. Later, he attended the  University of Southern California's School of Cinematic Arts but due to some reason he did not graduate.

Ron Howard's Career

Ron began his acting career in 1959 through the movie The Journey but he tastes the real success after being cast in Opie Taylor in The Andy Griffith Show in 1960. 

In 1977, Howard made his directing debut with low-budget comedy/action film Grand Theft Auto. His directorial movie A Beautiful Mind has won an Academy Award for Best Picture and additionally, he won the Best Director.

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Howard is a co-chairman of the Image Entertainment and his production company produced several movies such as; Friday Night Lights, 8 Mile, and Inside Deep Throat.

Moreover, he was a producer of famous tv series like; 24, Felicity, and Arrested Development. In 2008, he directed and produced the movie, Frost/Nixon.

In 2013, he was inducted into the Television Hall of Fame. Currently, produced the films The Dark Tower (2017) and American Made (2017).

Howard is all set to direct an adaptation of J.D. Vance's memoir about his Appalachian-raised family named Hillibilly Elegy. After a bidding war, Netflix won the rights to finance the movie in $45 million budget.

The full title of the book is Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis.

It is focused on Vance's childhood in the Rust Belt. It gives a 'personal analysis of the white underclass, race, and privilege in America'.

Ron Howard's Net Worth

Ron Howard is one of the most successful media personality. He has earned a decent amount of net worth from his career of $140 million. Despite that, he is living a lavishing life with his family.

Ron Howard's Personal Life

Ron Howard is a married man, he exchanged a vow with Cheryl Alley on June 7, 1975. The couple shred four children; daughters Bryce Dallas Howard (born in 1981), twins Jocelyn Carlyle and Paige Howard (born in 1985), and son Reed Cross (born on 1987). 

Ron Howard with his Wife Cheryl Alley.

The duo is together for a long time and shared a very good bond with one another which simply means they are happy with their marital relationship. There aren't any kinds of rumors regarding their split or divorce. 

His wife appeared in many of his movies in minor roles in Angels & Demons, Apollo 13, and A Beautiful Mind. Not just in the acting field but she showed her talent in writing as well. She published her first novel: a thriller named In the Face of Jinn in 2005.

He has not been through any big controversy yet and has no information about his past affairs.

Ron Howard's Body Measurement 

  • Height = 5 feet 9 inches
  • Weight = 79 kg
  • Age = 65

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Ron Howard Married

First Marriage with Cheryl Alley

She is a writer by profession. The couple know each other since their high school and had dated for few years before getting married.

Ron Howard Children

DAUGHTER : Bryce Dallas Howard

Mother: Cheryl Alley

She is an American film actress, writer and director who made her acting debut as an extra in her father's film Parenthood.

DAUGHTER : Jocelyn Carlyle

Mother: Cheryl Alley

She is the twin sister of Paige Howard. Details about her has not been disclosed yet.

DAUGHTER : Paige Carlyle Howard

Mother: Cheryl Alley

She is the twin sister of Jocelyn Carlyle. She is an actress, known for Adventureland, The Employer and stalkTALK.

SON : Reed Cross

Mother: Cheryl Alley

He was born safe and healthy. Details about him has not been disclosed yet.

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