Robert Redford Young, Married, Wife, Children and Net Worth

Posted On: 12 Mar, 2015

Robert Redford Young, Married, Wife, Children and Net Worth

Quick Facts

Date of Birth August 18, 1936
Age 84 Years 8 Month(s)
Nationality American
Profession Actor
Wife/Spouse Lola Van Wagenen(div), Sibylle Szaggars
Girlfriend No
Ethnicity White
Is Gay/Lesbian No
Divorced? Yes(once)
Married Yes
Net Worth $170 Million Dollars
Height 5 feet 10 inches
Weight 163 lbs (74 kg)
Children/Kids Amy Redford, James Redford, Scott Anthony Redford, Shauna Redford

Robert Redford is an American actor, film director, producer, businessman, environmentalist, philanthropist and a founder of the Sundance Film Festival. His birth name is Charles Robert Redford Jr. He was born on 18th August 1936 in a place called Santa Monica, California which is one of the developed cities of United States of America. He belongs to white ethnicity. This amazing guy has enough personality to take over the industry. He has a net worth of $170 million.

Robert Redfort is a son of Martha W. (Hart) and Charles Robert Redford. Robert Redfort’s father was a milkman who turned into accountant from Pawacatuck, New London Country. Robert Redfort father was remarried to Lena Taylor. He has a step brother from his father Charles Robert Redford and his step mother sides. His step brother is named William. His ancestry is of English, Irish, Scottish and Scots-Irish and his surname originates in England.

He grew up in California where he joined Van Nuys High School and one of his classmates is a baseball player Don Drysdale. He stated himself a bad student who has interest outside the classroom because he was interested in arts and sports. He attended the University of Colorado for a year and half where he was a member of the Kappa Sigma Fraternity after completing his high school. He worked at the restaurant/bar The Sink while he was in University of Colorado but unfortunate he had a bad time over there so he was asked to leave the University of Colorado so he traveled in Europe. In Europe he lived in France, Spain and Italy. Later he studied painting at the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn and took classes at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York City.

He stared his acting career from New York in 1959 as a guest star on numerous TV programs including Naked City, The Twilight Zone and Captain Brassbound’s Conversion with a young Christopher Plummer, and others. His time film with Paul Newman was a huge success and made him a major bankable star. Redford was cast as Danny Tilford, a mentally disturbed young man trapped in the wreckage of his family garage in Breakdown, one of the last episodes of the syndicated adventure series, Rescue 8 in 1960. He first directed film called Ordinary People which followed the disintegration of an upper-class American family after the death of a son. He has a brilliant role in TV shows and movies. He has won two Academy Awards one for directing Ordinary People in 1981 and other for Lifetime Achievement in 2002.

His current age is 78 years old but when he was young he was very handsome and he used to keep his body weight fit and slim and he has a height of 5 feet 10 and ½ inches tall with blonde hair. Rumors and speculations started recently about his plastic surgery because it is difficult to look good at the age of 78 years. Interested one can follow him on social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram etc.

He married to Lola Van Wagenen on September 12th 1958 after that the couple lived happily as a husband and wife and they had four children including Amy Redford. Now they have three children because their one daughter called Amy Redford is dead.  After so many years living together somehow they had divorced in 1985. Some popular wiki sites like Wikipedia and IMDb have some information about his biography.