How Much is Robert Redford’s Net Worth: Biography, Age, Movies, Wife, Children

Robert Redford is an American retired actor and filmmaker who has an estimated of US$200 million as of June 2023. Such a fortune doesn't just come by through magic. He has worked his way to the top and amass such wealth through his hard work, persistence and dedication.

Redford's main source of income is his acting and film making career. As well, his investments and other business ventures help pile up his money. He has been a part of the movie industry for more than 6 decades and a figure-head for the younger generation.

Who is Robert Redford?

Charles Robert Redford Jr. known simply as Robert Redford was born in Santa Monica, California on August 18, 1936. He's the son of Martha Woodruff Hart and Charles Robert Redford Sr.

He is an American with English, Scottish and Irish ancestry. He has a half brother by name William from his father's first marriage.

Redford's father was an account who worked in El Segundo. He and his family spent most of their lives in Van Nuys. He went to Van Nuys High School.

He may have described himself as a “bad student” who was drawn to sports outside the confines of the classroom. He hit tennis balls with Pancho Gonzales at the Los Angeles Tennis Club to help Gonzales warm up for matches. While in high school, he and Don Drysdale where classmates.

After high school, he attended the University of Colorado, Boulder. He spent one year and six months there in the university where he joined the Kappa Sigma fratenity. Robert took a job in a restaurant called The Sink.

Robert got kicked out of the University of Colorado, losing his half-scholarship asa result of excessive drinking. The unfortunate incident led to him traveling in Europe, living in Spain and Italy.

At a later time, he attended Pratt Institute of Brooklyn where he studied painting as well as taking classes at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York City, graduating in 1959.

Robert began his playing career on stage in New York in Neil Simon's Barefoot in the Park, a well-known romantic comedy. At the time, Redford appeared in a number of television shows.

His breakthrough came in the film “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid,” in which he co-starred with Paul Newman. Following that film, he appeared in “The Sting,” “The Candidate,” and a number of other films.

He appeared in over 60 films and directed over ten others during his career. His filmography includes the Oscar-winning “Ordinary People.” In 2002, Robert Redford received the Academy's Lifetime Achievement Award. In 2010, he was knighted by the French Legion d'Honneur.

How much does Robert Redford make per year?

As per reports, Robert Redford makes around US$20 million per annum from his career as an actor and film making.

What investments does Robert Redford have?

Robert Redford has made investments in several ventures including real estate.

How many Endorsement deals does Robert Redford have?

At this present time, it's unknown how many endorsement deals he's signed. According to some online sources though, he's made millions through signing such deals with some companies and brands.

How many Philanthropy works has Robert Redford supported?

As per reports from, the film maker Redford has supported six (6) charities and foundations. These are American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign, James Redford Institute for Transplant Awareness, Greenpeace, Princess Grace Foundation, Jackie Robinson Foundation and his very own Sundance Institute.

Sundance Institute provides support for Independent filmmakers. It holds various programs and popular film festival and that's geared towards helping independent films.

How many businesses does Robert Redford own?

Redford is a businessperson as much as he is a talented actor and film maker. He founded Sundance Institute; Sundance Cinemas; Sundance Catalog and the Sundance Channel.

He is the president and co-founder of Sundance Production along with Laura Michalchyshyn. The production house has in recent times produced shows such as Isabella Rossellini's Green Porno Live!, Chicagoland (CNN), Cathedrals of Culture (Berlin Film Festival), All The President's Men Revisited (Discovery), and To Russia With Love.

Redford and Bill Holderman co-own Wildwood Enterprises, Inc. So far, they have been doing a good work for movie lovers as such run shows like The Legend of Bagger Vance, Lions for Lambs, The Motorcycle Diaries and The Horse Whisperer among a few others.

Until May 2017, Redford used to own a restaurant at Park City, Zoom.

How many houses and cars does Robert Redford have?

The retired actor owns several houses in the United States. His most favorite of them is his residence at Utah, home of Sundance Institute. Rob and his wife also own a home in Napa Valley.

He has also acquired several cars over the years.

Robert Redford Wife: Is he married?

Robert Redford has been married twice. He married Lola Van Wagenen in 1958 but it ended in divorce later in 1985. He remarried Sibylle Szaggars in 2009 and they're still enjoy their marriage. Robert has four children; James, Amy, Shauna and Scott Anthony Redford.

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