Facts of Woody Allen
|Full Name||Woody Allen|
|Birth Name||Allan Stewart Konigsberg|
|Profession||Director, Actor, Writer|
|Birth Country||United States|
|Father Name||Martin Konigsberg|
|Mother Name||Nettie Konigsberg|
|Relation With||Soon-Yi Previn|
|No Of Children||5|
|Awards||Academy Award,Golden Globe|
|Filmography||Midnight in Paris,Annie Hall|
|Date of Birth||December 1,1935|
Woody Allen is an American director, writer, and actor who has been in the entertainment for about six decades. He is best known for winning three Academy Award for films like Midnight in Paris, starring Rachel McAdams and Owen Wilson, Hannah and Her Sisters, and Annie Hall.
He has also directed and written screenplays for films like The Curse of the Jade Scorpion, You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger, A Rainy Day in New York, The Purple Rose of Cairo, and A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy, to name some.
How much is Woody Allen's Net Worth?
The three-time Golden Globe Award-winning director has an estimated net worth of $80 million which he accumulated from his career as a writer, actor, and director in Hollywood.
The American director's first job was as a full-time writer for Herb Shriner whereby he was paid $25 a week. He also wrote scripts for Ceasar's Hour and was paid $1,500 per week.
His salary from the film What's Up, Tiger Lily? was $66,000 and from Manhattan Murder Mystery was $500,000. Woody was paid $1.5 million from the 1994 movie Bullets Over Broadway and $2.5 million from Deconstructing Harry, starring Tobey Maguire, Amy Irving, and Demi Moore.
He purchased a townhouse in Manhattan for $26 million, where he previously resided with his ex-wife Soon Yi Previn.
In December 2005 he sold his penthouse in Fifth Avenue for $17 million and also his renovated townhouse that same year for $7 million
Woody Sues Amazon for $73 million
Allen sued Amazon for killing his development deal after cases of sexual allegations surfaced against the American director. In the lawsuit, he sought $68 million to $73 million on grounds that the company had given vague reasons to terminate his contract by bringing up a baseless allegation that dated 25 years back.
His former wife Harlene Rosen filed a $1 million lawsuit against him for defamation in his standup act.
Box Office Success
Some of Woody's highest-earning films are Midnight In Paris ($151 million), Annie Hall ($135 million), and Manhattan ($126 million).
His other films like Blue Jasmine, starring Cate Blanchett and Alec Baldwin, Vicky Cristina Barcelona, featuring Penelope Cruz and Scarlett Johansson, and To Rome with Love, starring Jesse Eisenberg, earned $99 million, $96 million, and $73 million, respectively.
Allen's Short Bio
He was born as Allan Stewart Konigsberg on 1st December 1935 in Brooklyn, New York City, in the United States to Nettie Konigsberg and Martin Konigsberg. He has a sister named Lettie. Allen is of American nationality and his ethnicity is white.
Woody studied at the Hebrew School for eight years and then transferred to Issac Asimov School for Science and Literature. He graduated in 1953 from Midwood High School.
83-years-old Allen has been married and divorced three times. His last wife was Soon-Yi Previn whom he married on 23rd December 1997 in Venice, Italy. They adopted two children whom they named Manzie and Bechet. He was also married to Louise Lasser from 1966 to 1969, and to Marlene Rosen Konigsberg from 1954 t0 1957.
Besides marriage, he was also in a relationship with Mia Farrow, with whom he shares a son named Satchel Farrow. Woody also had relationships with Diane Keaton, Juliet Taylor, Christina Englehardt, and Stacey Malkin.