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Woody Allen Net Worth

Woody Allen net worth

What is Woody Allen net worth?

Net worth$140 million
Source of wealthfilm director, writer, actor, and comedian
Date of birthDecember 1, 1935
Full nameAllan Stewart Konigsberg
NationalityAmerican

Woody Allen net worth 2021: Woody Allen is an American film director, writer, actor, and comedian whose career spans more than six decades and multiple Academy Award-winning films. Woody Allen net worth is currently $140 million. Keep reading to find more.

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Early Life

Allen was born Allan Stewart Konigsberg at Mount Eden Hospital in the Bronx, New York City, on December 1, 1935. He is Jewish.

Public School 99 now the Isaac Asimov School for Science and Literature and Midwood High School, graduating in 1953.

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Allen wrote jokes for agent David O. Alber to make money, and Alber sold them to newspaper columnists. At age 17, he legally changed his name to Heywood Allen and later began to call himself Woody.

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After high school, he attended New York University, studying communication and film in 1953, before dropping out after failing the course “Motion Picture Production.” He studied film at City College of New York in 1954, but left during the first semester.

 He taught himself rather than studying in the classroom. He later taught at The New School and studied with writing teacher Lajos Egri.

Career

He began his career as a comedy writer on Sid Caesar’s comedy variety program Your Show of Shows, working alongside Mel Brooks, Carl Reiner, Larry Gelbart and Neil Simon.

 He also began writing material for television, published several books featuring short stories, and writing humor pieces for The New Yorker.

In the early 1960s, he performed as a stand-up comedian in Greenwich Village alongside Lenny Bruce, Elaine May, Mike Nichols, and Joan Rivers.

There he developed a monologue style (rather than traditional jokes), and the persona of an insecure, intellectual, fretful nebbish.

 He released three comedy albums during the mid to late 1960s, earning a Grammy Award nomination for his 1964 comedy album entitled simply, Woody Allen.

 In 2004 Comedy Central ranked Allen fourth on a list of the 100 greatest stand-up comedians, while a UK survey ranked Allen the third-greatest comedian.

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Awards and Honors

Allen has received many accolades and honors. He has received the most nominations for the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay, with 16.

He has won four Academy Awards, one for Best Director, and three for Best Original Screenplay. He also garnered nine British Academy Film Awards.

In 1997, Allen was awarded the BAFTA Fellowship by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts. In 2014 he received the Golden Globe Cecil B.

DeMille Award for Lifetime Achievement and a Tony Award nomination for Best Book of a Musical for Bullets over Broadway.

 The Writers Guild of America named his screenplay for Annie Hall first on its list of the “101 Funniest Screenplays”.

 In 2011 PBS televised the film biography Woody Allen: A Documentary on its series American Masters.

Woody Allen net worth

Woody Allen net worth is $140 million. He is among the wealthiest actors in the world. Woody Allen’s income is apprehensive of his career as a comedy writer in the 1950s, and then writing jokes and scripts for television, and later publishing several books of short humour pieces. More so, he has directed more than 40 movies in his illustrious career. 

Marriage

Woody Allen has been married thrice. He married Harlene Rosen in 1956 and divorced in 1962. He then married Louise Lasser in 1966. But the couple divorced four years later. He is currently married to Soon-Yi Previn since 1997. He was romantically involved with Mia Farrow for 12 years and with Diane Keaton for 10 years. But they never married.

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