Winona Ryder Height, Age & Bio

  • Winona Ryder
    Quick Bio / Wiki
  • Net Worth: $ 18,000,000
  • Birthday: 29 Oct 1971
  • Age: 51
  • Country: United States
  • Occupation: Actress
  • Zodiac sign: Scorpio
  • Sexual orientation: Straight
  • Body Measurements
  • Height: 5.3 ft
  • Weight: 115 lb
  • Measurements: 36-24-35 in
  • Hair Color: Blonde
  • Eye Color: Dark Brown
  • Personal Life
  • Birth Name: Winona Laura Horowitz
  • Nationality: American
  • Nickname: Noni
  • Religion: Jewish
  • Ethnicity: White. Romanian and Russian ancestry
  • Family Details
  • Father: Michael Horowitz (Author, editor, publisher, and antiquarian bookseller)
  • Mother: Cynthia Palmer (née Istas) (Author, editor, and video producer)
  • Siblings: Uri Horowitz (Younger Brother), Jubal Palmer (Older Half-Brother), Sunyata Palmer (Older Half-Sister)
  • Distinctive Features
    • Delicate high cheekbones
    • Large brown eyes
    • Petite figure

Who Is Winona Ryder?

Winona Ryder was born on 29th October 1971 in Winona, Minnesota. She is one of the most successful and iconic actresses of the 90s. She is famous for her parts in the films Edward Scissorhands, Heathers, Mermaids, Little Women and The Age of Innocence.

Since 2016, she starred as Joyce in the Netflix supernatural horror series Stranger Things, for which she has garnered Golden Globe and SAG nominations.

Movies and TV Shows

    Destination Wedding 2018
    Destination Wedding (2018) Lindsay
    Stranger Things 2017
    Stranger Things (TV Series) (2016 - 2021) Joyce Byers
    Homefront 2013 poster
    Homefront (2013) Sheryl Marie Mott
    Frankenweenie 2012 poster
    Frankenweenie (2012) Elsa Van Helsing (voice)
    Black Swan 2010
    Black Swan (2010) Beth Macintyre / The Dying Swan
    Star Trek (2009)
    Star Trek (2009) Amanda Grayson
    Girl Interrupted 1999
    Girl, Interrupted (1999) Susanna
    Little Women 1994
    Little Women (1994) Jo March
    Edward Scissorhands 1990 poster
    Edward Scissorhands (1990) Kim

Quotes and Sayings

  • "When you finally accept that it’s OK not to have answers and it’s OK not to be perfect, you realize that feeling confused is a normal part of what it is to be a human being." - Winona Ryder
  • "You’ve got to grow up sometime." - Winona Ryder
  • "I, myself, am strange and unusual." - Winona Ryder
  • "I feel my best when I'm happy." - Winona Ryder


Winona Ryder house

Back in 1998 the actress purchased her Hollywood Hills home for $2.6 million, which features four bedrooms and four bathrooms. Built in 1936, the 3,765-sq ft home is well hidden behind hedges of ficus trees while bougainvillea and wisteria frame the balconies and entryway.

Hobbies and Interests

Favorite Actress: Barbara Stanwyck.
Favorite Movies: Grey Gardens (1975).
Favorite TV Show: The Americans (2013).
Favorite Food: Oriental-flavored Ramen noodles.
Favorite Book: The Catcher in the Rye (By J.D. Salinger).

  • Playing the guitar
  • Music


Does Winona Ryder Have Any Tattoos?

She has a small artistic design tattoo on her Forearm.

Fears and Phobias

  • fear
    She is afraid of water (also known as aquaphobia) because of a near drowning experience at the age of 12.

Facts & Trivia

  • Winona Ryder in Stranger Things

  • She was once engaged to Johnny Depp. He had a tattoo of her name and after they broke up, he had it reduced to Wino forever.


  • She was named after a nearby city named Winona, which is in Minnesota.

  • Her natural hair color is blonde.

  • Winona Ryder net worth as of 2022 is estimated at around $18 million dollars.

  • Winona Ryder 2022 height is 5 ft 3 inches or (161 cm tall).

  • Her friendship with best friend Gwyneth Paltrow ended in the late 1990s because their lives grew apart.

  • Psychedelic guru Dr. Timothy Leary is her godfather.

  • In late 1999, she started her own music company, Roustabout Studios.

  • She was arrested in 2001 for shoplifting items worth $5,500. She was however sentenced to 3 years’ probation and 480 hours of community service.

Major Awards

Academy Awards (Nominee) - 1995
Best Actress in a Leading Role in Little Women (1994)
Academy Awards (Nominee) - 1994
Best Actress in a Supporting Role in The Age of Innocence (1993)
Golden Globes - 1994
Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture in The Age of Innocence (1993)
Golden Globes (Nominee) - 2017
Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama in Stranger Things (2016)
Golden Globes (Nominee) - 1991
Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture in Mermaids (1990)
BAFTA Awards (Nominee) - 1994
Best Actress in a Supporting Role in The Age of Innocence (1993)

Net Worth & Social Media

Net Worth $ 18,000,000