William Zabka Biography
William Zabka is an American actor, screenwriter, director, and producer. He is widely popular for portraying the role of Johnny Lawrence in the 1980’s hit iconic movie, The Karate Kid.
The 2004- Academy Award Nominee, William Zabka has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million. Further, the director and producer, Zabka is a married man. He currently resides in New York City with his wife, Stacie and a son.
What is the net worth of Wiliam Zabka in 2019?
As of 2019, William”Billy” Zabka has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million. Most of his incomes and salary come from his production, direction, and acting career. Zabka’s 1984 movie ” Karate Kid” collected $91 million worldwide got a significant amount of money from the movie’s profits.
William is the renowned personality of Entertainment Industry, served as an Actor, Director, Producer, and Screenwriter.
Throughout his career, William constantly went back and forth from movies to TV, including appearances in hit series such as How I Met Your Mother, The Equalizer and Gimme a Break. Celebrities like William usually charge for guest appearances $10,000-$1 million per episode.
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As a fact, Zabka belongs to the wealthy background and also has maintained a high-class lifestyle throughout his career.
William Zabka Personal Life! Know his wife, children, and personal life
William Zabka is living a happy married life with his long-term girlfriend, Stacie Zabka since 2008. There are no any rumors about him other extra-marital affairs other than Stacie. The couple is far from media attention and is successful in keeping their personal life secrets as much as possible.
The duo is blessed with a son. William usually loves sharing time with his adorable son. He often posts his picture with his son in his official social sites.
Zabka has blue eyes, blonde hair and has an athletic body. His personal interest includes martial arts, deep sea diving, surfing, rafting, horseback riding, swimming, traveling and even playing football.
William Zabka Early Life and Education
William Michael Zabka was born on 21st October 1965, in New York, United States. His mother, Nancy (Heimert) served as a business liaison, producer, and production assistant. William’s father, Stanley William Zabka, is a successful American Composer and Director.
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His grandfather name is Frank whereas his grandmother is named as Marie Geraldine Zabka. He grew with his two siblings named Judith Marie and Guy Mathew. He belongs to white ethnicity and American Nationality.
He attended California State University, Northridge for his further education. He was fond of sports, especially soccer and swimming during his childhood days.
William Zabka Professional Career
At the age of 19, William got a breakout role in his debut movie The Karate Kid as Johnny Lawrence in 1984. From his debut role, he begins the successful journey in an acting career. His appearance was highlighted in the movie as he portrayed the role as an antagonist to the title character, performed by Ralph Macchio.
In reality, he never learned martial arts before appearing in this movie. The way he appeared himself as a martial artist in the movie was outstanding and praiseworthy.
After having power pack roles in this movie, he desired to learn a martial art and then he learned the martial art of Tang Soo Do and achieved a green belt. Later, he was inspired to develop the athletic body.
He appeared in the comedy movie, Just One Of the Guys as Greg Tolan in 1985. In the same year, he did the role of Jack in National Lampoon European Vacation, which makes his acting career more strong. Again, in 1986, he starred in comedy films Back To School as Chas Osborne.
Furthermore, he starred in various popular movies like A Tiger’s Tale as Randy in 1988, Shootfighter (1992) as Ruben, Shootfighter II (1995), The Power Within (1995) as Raymond Vonn, Land Speed (2002) as Bob Bailey, Hot Tub Time Machine (2010) as Rick Steelman and Where Hope Grows (2015) as Milton Malcolm.
Moreover, he portrayed the role as Scott McCall in 9 episodes in hit television series The Equalizer. He is also best known for his role as Greg Larsen in Python (2000) and Python II (2002) respectively.
Director and Producer
In 2003, he became producer and writer of the movie Most which achieved an Academy Award Nomination. He has also directed various music videos. Sweep The Leg is one of the songs of the band No More Kings, directed by him.
— William Zabka (@WilliamZabka) January 30, 2015
He also directed Rascal Flatts in the music video Why wait. In addition, he is currently busy for directing commercials, Little Tikes, and Verizon in Vernice, California.
William Zabka Age, Height, Weight, and facts!
- Age: 53 years as of 2019
- Zodiac Sign: Libra
- Height: 6 feet 1/2 inch (1.84 m)
- Weight: 76 kgs
- Net Worth: $1.5 million