This article provides details about Ron Howard’s biography, including his professional life, wealth, height, weight, body measurement, personal life, and early life, as well as other details.
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Ron Howard is an American-based Director, Producer, Screenwriter, and Actor born on March 1, 1954, in Duncan, Oklahoma, the eldest son of actress Jean Speegle and director, writer, and actor Rance Howard. He is descended from German, English, Scottish, Irish, and Dutch ancestors. Ron Howard’s father was born with the name “Beckenholdt” but got the stage name “Howard” for his acting career. Rance Howard was in the United States Air Force for three years when Ron was born.
Howard was schooled at Desilu Studios while he was younger. Still, when he wasn’t working in television, he went to Robert Louis Stevenson Elementary and David Star Jordan Junior High, finally graduating from John Burroughs High School. He eventually attended the School of Cinematic Arts at the University of Southern California but did not graduate.
Howard has said that because of his early experience as an actor, he knew he wanted to direct from a young age.
|Full Name||Ron Howard|
|Profession||Director, Producer, Screenwriter, and Actor|
|Date of Birth||March 1, 1954|
|Age (as of 2023)||69 years old|
|Place of Birth||Duncan, Oklahoma, United States of America|
|Hometown||Duncan, Oklahoma, United States|
|School||A local school in Oklahoma, United States|
|University||John Burroughs High School|
Howard began his career in the entertainment industry at the age of five. His first acknowledged film appearance was in “The Journey” in 1959. He later featured in episodes of “The DuPont Show with June Allyson,” “The Twilight Zone,” alongside “Dennis the Menace,” “The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis,” and “The Cheyenne Show.” Howard was hired as Opie Taylor in “The Andy Griffith Show” in 1960. He portrayed the main character’s son for all eight seasons of the program. As a youngster and adolescent, he starred in films such as “The Music Man” (1962) and “The Courtship of Eddie’s Father” (1963), as well as episodes of television shows such as “The Eleventh Hour” (1965), “I Spy” (1966), “The Smith Family” (1968), “Daniel Boone” (1971-1972), “MAS*H” (1973), and “The Bold Ones.”
In 1973, he appeared in George Lucas’ coming-of-age picture “American Graffiti” as an adult. He featured in the TV series “Happy Days” as Richie Cunningham and then in the 1976 film “The Shootist” with John Wayne. His last significant acting job was a reprisal of his renowned role as Opie Taylor in the 1986 TV film “Return to Mayberry,” a reunion of “The Andy Griffith Show.” He also featured in two “Happy Days” cast reunions on television in 1992 and 2005. He was inducted into the Television Hall of Fame in 2013.
|Estimated Net Worth||$200 Million|
|Income Sources||Director, Producer, Screenwriter, and Actor|
Ron Howard’s spouse (Cheryl Alley) was born on December 23, 1953, and Howard married her on June 7, 1975. They have four children: a girl named Bryce Dallas, who was born on March 2, 1981; twin daughters called Jocelyn Carlyle and Paige Carlyle, who was born on February 5, 1985; and a boy named Reed Cross, who was born on April 13, 1987.
|Hair Color||Light Brown|
|Children||Bryce Dallas Howard, Paige Howard, Reed Howard, Jocelyn Howard|
|Parents||Rance Howard (father), Jean Speegle (mother)|
|Relationship Status||Married (Cheryl Howard (m. 1975)|
|Siblings||Clint Howard (brother), Seth Gabel (son-in-law)|
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Frequently Asked Questions
Is Ron Howard a single?
He is married and engaged to Cheryl Howard
Where was Ron Howard born?
Ron Howard was born in Duncan, Oklahoma, United States of America
What is the name of Ron Howard’s father?
His father’s name is Rance Howard
What is the name of Ron Howard’s mother?
His mother’s name is , Jean Speegle
What is Ron Howard’s net worth?
Ron has a net worth of $200 Million.
What is Ron Howard’s age?
Ron Howard is 69 years old as of 2023.
What university did Ron Howard attend?
Ron Howard attended John Burroughs High School
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