- Birthday29th Oct, 71
- Birth PlaceUnited States
- Marital statusSingle
Winona Ryder is a well-known American actress and television personality. She was first noticed in the world of showbiz in her 1986 debut movie “Lucas”. The actress attained global prominence by dint of her critically acclaimed performance in the film “Beetlejuice” by portraying a Goth teenager. Ryder continued her successful box-office run with the critically acclaimed and commercially successful film “Heathers”. The artist has won the Golden Globe award in the Best Supporting Actress category in addition to being nominated for an Academy award.
The actress is quite well off due to the success she has enjoyed in her acting career and today her estimated net worth is about 15 million USD. The vast majority of her career earning has come from Ryder’s multiple movie assignments. Winona has received a decent fee for her cameo appearances in many hit TV sitcoms like “Friends”. The beautiful lady charged a hefty fee for endorsing products of the fashion accessories giant “Marc Jacobs”.
The actress’s wealth has enabled her to finance a high maintenance lifestyle. Ryder’s love for luxurious mansions was fulfilled when about 15 years back she purchased a lavish 3800 square feet 4 bedroom Spanish styled villa in Los Angeles, California for about 2.5 million USD. Winona has posed nude to raise awareness about breast and skin cancer. A decade ago the actress found herself entangled in a major controversy when she was arrested on stealing items worth $5500 from a luxury store in the Beverly Hills area of California. Ryder was convicted for that offense and ordered to perform community service as punishment. It’s been rumored that the actress takes sedatives without any prescription.
Ryder was born in Minnesota in a middle-class family to working class parents. She is part of a large family and has three siblings. Ryder's love life has been quite colorful and mired by a few controversies. The artist was in a stable relationship with her co-star Johnny Depp for three years before amicably calling it off in July 1990. Winona had also dated musician Dave Pirner for close to five years. It was reported that the actress was in a long term relationship with Hollywood heartthrob Matt Damon for 2 years before parting ways from him more than a decade ago. It’s not very clear if she has dated any other person after her split with Damon.
Family & relationships
Doheny Drive home
When Winona Ryder decided to move ahead with her living home in 2010, she listed her home in Hollywood Hills for $4,095,000. She had bought it in 1998 for a price of $2.6 million. The villa was built in 1936 and has been graced by in its life by the actress Angie Everheart and Bernie Taupin, the brilliant songwriting partner to Elton John.
Location: This Spanish styled villa is located on Doheny Drive in Hollywood Hills, the plush neighborhood of Los Angeles, California.
Accommodation: The villa offers 3,765 square feet of living space to its occupants. Most of this area is distributed between its 4 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms. All its other spaces are roomy and the Spanish villa is well hidden amidst the tall hedges of ficus trees. The entryway and balconies are all lined by beautiful bougainvillea.
Features: The home sits on one-third acre of real estate and is an example of how a lot can be packed into a little! There are beautiful gardens surrounding the home along with a private pool area fenced in by tall hedges. Next to the pool is a small outdoor dining area. The brick patio by the poolside has several access points leading to it. The indoor dining area, however, is large and comfortable. The dining is located outside a modern and well-equipped kitchen which opens out to the back yard. The baths are also spacious with a tub, shower area and a full-size mirror. Spanish tile floors, stained glass windows and dark murals fill the home.
Neighborhood: Named after an LA oil tycoon, Doheny Drive is an important North-South thoroughfare in Beverly Hills (West Hollywood). Berry Hale, Doherty Shannen, Marilyn Monroe, Lamour Dorothy, Osbourne Ozzy are some of the celebrities who have either stayed or staying at Doheny Drive.
The backyard garden
The living hall
The spacious kitchen
The master bedroom
Alberta Ferretti Silk-Radzmir Strapless Gown
Ryder flaunted her luxurious Silk Gown to the 17th SAG Awards in January 2011. The gown is made of 100% silk with multiple layers of folded pleats and a zip-fastening heavily internal boned bodice. The dress worth around ‘$7,385’ features a split highlighting a tulle underskirt with a grosgrain creating an hour-glass look.
Lanvin Ouloulette Satin Brooch Clutch
The actress carried her designer clutch to the “Black Swan” NYC premiere. It features crystal studded brooch embellishment at the frontal flap with a folded top flap. The clutch has a zip closure at the center compartment with inner magnetic clasp and a dual brass adjustable chain wrist strap.
Sergio Rossi Cachet Leather Peep-Toe Pumps
Winona wore her Sergio Rossi Pumps to the premiere of 'Frankenweenie in September 2012. The soft Italian leather sky-high platform pumps has about 5 inches heel. The shoes costing around ‘$700’ are available in select colors like Black and Ivory.
Zac Posen Pre-Fall 2011 RTW Jacket and Skirt
The artist was snapped donning her Zac Posen chic Jacket and skirt at a high profile event. Ryder combined the jet black dual face suit jacket with a matching crepe flared laser cut knee length pencil skirt giving a stylish sophisticated look.