Robert Redford Net Worth

March 31, 2023
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Charles Robert Redford Jr. was born on 18 August, 1936 in Santa Monica, California, USA, of English, Irish and Scottish descent. Robert Redford is a populat actor, but also a film director and producer, as well as a businessman. He is the winner of a number awards including two Academy Awards. In addition to this, Redford added much to his net worth being an entrepreneur. Redford has founded the Sundance Film Festival. He was named the Godfather of Indie Film by Time magazine when he was listed as one the ‘Most Influential People in the World’.

So just how rich is Robert Redford? Sources have estimated that Robert has a net worth which is over $190 million, having earned most of his wealth as an actor, film producer and director during a career spanning more than 50 years.

Robert Redford Net Worth $190 Million

Robert Redford unsuccessfully attended the University of Colorado, but then went travelling in Europe before settling in New York City, where he started his career with small roles in television series and other programs. He appeared on ‘The Untouchables’, ‘Whispering Smith’, ‘Alfred Hitchcock Presents’, ‘The Twilight Zone’ and the long list of other series and programs. One of the best appearances on television was his role on the television series ‘The Voice of Charlie Pont’ which has brought him an Emmy nomination for the Best Supporting Actor. From 1959 till 1963 Redford took mostly small parts parts on Broadway, but had a starring role in ‘Barefoot in the Park’, by Neil Simon.

Simultaneously Robert Redford began his career on the big screen in 1962 with his role in Denis Sanders’ directed film ‘ War Hunt’. In 1965, Robert Redford significantly increased his net worth with his role of Wade Lewis in the film ‘ Inside Daisy Clover’ directed by Robert Mulligan which made him considerably more famous. In addition to this the role brought Redford a Golden Globe Award as the New Star of the Year Actor. Later, Redford added much to his net worth appearing in a number of successful films, the best of which included ‘Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid’ with Paul Newman, and ‘The Sting‘, also with Newman and directed by George Roy Hill, which landed him an Academy Award nomination. ‘This Property Is Condemned’, The Electric Horseman’, ‘Jeremiah Johnson’, ‘The Way We Were’ directed by Sydney Pollack, ‘The Chase’ directed by Arthur Penn, ‘Barefoot in the Park’ directed by Gene Saks, ‘The Candidate’ directed by Michael Ritchie were also significant, and considerably increased his net worth.

Since 1980, Robert Redford has added much to his net worth while directing films. His directorial works includes the following films Ordinary People’, ‘The Milagro Beanfield War’, ‘A River Runs Through It’, ‘Quiz Show’, ‘The Horse Whisperer’, ‘The Legend of Bagger Vance’ and other films. Redford narrated a long list of documentaries as follows ‘The Language And The Music Of The Wolves’, ‘Broken Treaty at Battle Mountain’, ‘Audubon Video: Grizzly and Man – Uneasy Truce’, ‘American Experience: Yosemite – The Fate of Heaven’ and others.

Overall, Robert Redford has appeared in over 60 films on the big screen and TV, and directed more than a dozen.

For his lifetime achievements Robert Redford has been honoured by the University of Colorado with a Honorary Degree, by the Academy Awards with a Lifetime Achievement Award, by the University of Brown with an honorary Doctor of Fine Arts and a number of other awards, honours and medals. Robert Redford is still active in the film industry to this date.

In his personal life, Robert Redford has had two marriages, firstly to Lola Van Wagenen(1958-85) with whom he has four children. Redford married long-time partner Sibylle Szaggars in 2009, and the couple live in Sundance, Utah. He is a well-known  supporter of environmentalism, Native American rights, and LBGT rights.

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