Ron Howard

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Actor, Director (1954)
Mon Feb 03 2020
By   Ruku

Four-times Golden Globe award-winning director Ron Howard is one of the famous personalities in the Hollywood Industry. He is widely known for his directorial work in movies such as A Beautiful Mind, Apollo 13, etc. Not only that, but Howard is also an actor who has portrayed his role as Richie Cunningham in the American Television sitcom Happy Days.

The 65-years-old, venerated actor Ron is living delightfully along with his famous children and wife Cheryl Alley. The celebrity pair is together and is sharing a good bond like the perfect pair. Besides this, he is also living a lavish life, enjoying the total net worth of $160 million.

Cheryl and Ron's 45-Years of Marital Solidarity

The Happy Days actor Ron is happily married to the writer Cheryl Alley Howard. Cheryl has authored books such as Grandma, Tell Me A Story, In the Face of Jinn, and several others. Alley has also featured in eleven films directed by her beloved husband, Ron.

Ron Howard along with his beloved wife Cheryl Alley.
Image: Ron Howard, along with his beloved wife, Cheryl Alley.
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Cheryl and Howard were college sweethearts. They both attended the University of Southern Califonia. Once in an interview, Ron said, "I met her, and there was never anybody else." After a year of dating, they happily walked down the aisle on June 7, 1975, in front of their closed ones.

Since then, the husband-wife duo is sharing a good bond as a perfect pair. As of 2020, they are celebrating their 45-years of marriage anniversary blissfully without involving in any rumors and controversies related to their judicial separation. Additionally, they are also the proud parents of their four children.

Proud Parents

Ron and Cheryl shared four beautiful kids from their strong marital relationship. They welcomed their first kid, a daughter, Bryce Dallas Howard, on March 2, 1981. Similarly, on February 5, 1985, they share their second daughter, Paige Howard. Likewise, they welcomed their third and fourth child Reed Howard (son) and Jocelyn Howard (daughter) in 1987 and 1985, respectively.

Ron Howard and Cheryl Alley along with their kids
Photo: Ron Howard and Cheryl Alley along with their kids
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Ron's eldest daughter Bryce is also an actress by profession. Bryce has won the 2012 Satellite Award for the cast in 2011 drama film The Help. She has portrayed her role in many box-offices hit movies as well. 

Likewise, his other daughter Paige is also an actress who is well-known for her character as Jess in the 2012 comedy-drama film Cheesecake Casserole. For the information, Paige and Jocelyn are the twins. 

Blessed Grand-Parents 

Not only the happy parents of four charming kids, but Alley and Howard are also the happy grandpa and grandma of their two adorable grandchildren. Their celebrity daughter Bryce Dallas is happily married to an American actor, Seth Gabel

Picture: Bryce Dallas Howard and Seth Gabel with their daughter.
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Seth and Bryce shared their wedding vows on June 17, 2006, in Greenwich, Connecticut. They were dating one another since 2001. Following the marriage, the pair welcomed their very first kid, a son, Theodore Norman Howard-Gabel, on February 16, 2007

The duo likewise welcomed their second kid, a daughter, Beatrice Jean Howard Gabel, on January 19, 2012. As of 2020, the Gabel family of four is living a lavish and happy lifestyle. Additionally, the children also feature in many of the posts updated by their celebrity parents on their official Instagram account. 

Born Into A Family of Actors

Ron Howard, one of the renowned and successful actors, has the acting skills in his blood. Ron is the first child of late actress, Jean Speegle Howard, and her husband, Rance Howard. Although his parents are no more in this world, there incredible filmy works will always remain in everyone's heart.  

Late actor, Rance Howard, and his misses, Jean Speegle Howard.
Snap: Late actor, Rance Howard, and his misses, Jean Speegle Howard.
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Jean Speegle married an actor Rance in 1949, in Burbank, California. They were living blissfully and were even happily parenting their two adorable sons Ron Howard (b. March 1, 1954) and Clint Howard (b. April 20, 1959). 

Ron's father is famous for his role in the 1967 drama film Cool Hand Luke. He was doing well in his professional work and was also living a happiest married life. But later on November 25, 2017, the legendary actor died eight days after his 89th birthday due to heart failure. Likewise, Ron's mother, Jean, died at the age of 73 on September 2, 2000

NetWorth: $160 million

The successful actor Ron has a massive net worth of $160 million in total, which he has collected throughout his professional work as an actor and director. Ron is a member of the Hollywood Film Industry since 1956.

His directorial space docudrama movie, Apollo 13 earned nine Academy Award nominations. The film was successful and starred actors like Tom Hanks. The movie also featured Ron's younger brother, Clint Howard.

Watch the official trailer of the movie Apollo 13

Ron has directed the numeral box-office hit films and series. Take a look at some of his movies along with its box office collection. 

Movie Name YearProduction BudgetBox Office Collection
Cocoon1985$17.5 million$85.3 million
Parenthood 1989$20 million$126 million
Backdraft 1991$40 million$152.4 million
Apollo 131995$52 million$355.2 million
Inferno 2016$75 million$220 million

The 2000 released Christmas fantasy film, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, was able to collect $345.1 million in its box office collection. Brian Grazer produced the motion picture under the production budget of $123 million, where an actor Ron has also portrayed the character of Whoville Townsperson. 

Howard has also served as a producer in several movies. His daughter, Bryce, has a net value of $25 million in total. She is also a voice actress who has worked in the 2018 business simulation video game Jurassic World Evolution

Awards List

In 1978 Ron was honored with Gloden Globe Award for the best TV actor in the series Happy Days. He was honored Grammy Award (2017) for Best Music Film. Similarly, he received Saturn Award for Best Director in 1986, for his work as a director in the movie Cocoon.

Howard likewise received Academy Award for Best Picture in 2002 movie A Beautiful Mind. The actor also earned Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Comedy series in the TV sitcom Arrested Development.

Ron Howard during the 56th Primetime Emmy Awards.
Picture: Ron Howard during the 56th Primetime Emmy Awards.
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Among numeral others in 2012, Ron also accepted the Empire Inspiration Award, which is an honorary Empire Award presented by the British film magazine Empire. Apart from being a great director, Howard is also a great friend. His co-star, Henry Winkler, often praise him as he helped him navigate fame as Fonzie on Happy Days.

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