Natalie Wood Age, Net Worth, Husband, Family, Sister and Biography

natalie wood
Net Worth $2.5 Million
Name Natalie Wood
Date of Birth 20 July 1938
Age 43 Years Old
Gender Female

Natalie Wood Net Worth

$2.5 Million

Natalie Wood aka Natalia Nikolaevna Zacharenko was an American actress and model. As of 1981, Natalie Wood’s net worth is $2.5 million. She won 3 Golden Globes and was nominated in Academy Awards three times. She also had BAFTA nominations and many other accolades feathered beside her name. She was acronymed as the sex icon of Hollywood.

She started acting at a very early age and her career was propelled with her Miracle on 34th Street role. She had amazing acting in the movies like Gypsy, Splendor in the Grass, Rebel Without a Cause, Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice, Inside Daisy Clover, Inside Daisy Clover, etc.

Would be a hot favorite in the industry and dated many stars in the industry naming such as Elvis Presley, Dennis Hopper, Scott Marlowe, etc. Wood died mysteriously at the age of 43, post mortem labeling her death as “drowning and other undetermined factors”. Her death mystery was reopened in 2011, and now indexing at Wagner as a person of interest behind her death (2018).

Natalie Wood Wiki/Biography

Born on 20 July 1938, Natalie Wood’s age was 43 Years Old when she died on 29 November 1981. Her birthplace is San Francisco, California, United States and death place was Santa Catalina Island, California, United States. Wood excelled in the work she started pursuing and even earned the notice of media as the most exciting child star when she was only 9 years of age.

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Natalie Wood Childhood Pic

Her death reason came out to be drowning and other unknown circumstances. She was in the industry from 1943 till she tragically passed away. She holds an American nationality and has her belief in Russian Orthodox. Her zodiac sign was Cancer and ethnicity was Russian and Ukrainian Descent.

Natalie Wood started acting at a very little age. She had to get into a school and observe at least 3 hours a day in school as the California law demanded that to anyone below the age of 18. She studied at the Van Nuys High School in Los Angeles, California and got graduated by the year 1956. As per the report, she was a top-class and A-grade student. She was only a few of the child artists who excelled in their studies. Wood was brilliant at arithmetic as well. She, later on, got into the Hollywood professional School.

Name Natalie Wood
Full Name Natalia Nikolaevna Zacharenko
Net Worth $2.5 Million
Date of Birth 20 July 1938
Date of Death 29 November 1981
Age 43 Years Old
Birth Place San Francisco, California, United States
Death Place Santa Catalina Island, California, United States
Profession Actress and Model
Debut Film:  The Mystery of Natalie Wood (2004)
Years Active 1943 – 1981
Famous Role Susan Walker in the Film Miracle on 34th Street (1947)
Nationality American
Religion Russian Orthodox
Ethnicity Russian and Ukrainian Descent
Hometown San Francisco, California, United States
Zodiac Sign Cancer
School/High School Van Nuys High School in Los Angeles, California
College/University Hollywood professional School
Education Qualification Graduate

Family, Husband & Relationships

Natalie Wood’s parents are Nikolai Stepanovich Zakharenko and Maria Stepanovna Zudilova. Natalie Wood’s father’s name was Nikolai Stepanovich Zakharenko who was of a janitor and Architect. Natalie Wood’s mother’s name was Maria Stepanovna Zudilova who was a ballerina by profession.

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Natalie Wood with her Mother

Born at Nikolskoye, Wood’s father grew up in an economically weak family and struggled to meet ends.

Her grandfather was passed away in the 1918 Russian Civil war between Red and White. Wood’s mother was a Siberian. Her birthplace was Barnaul. Her father had a soap and candle business.

Wood grew up in a very Russian Orthodox family and her mom wanted to be a professional Ballet dancer. Maria wedded Alexander Tatuloff in China in 1925, and the couple welcomed one daughter, Olga (1928–2015), before splitting in 1936.

Natalia’s lineage was either nomadic or wealthy landowner’s nobles in Russia, as she quipped.

She also has two siblings. Her sister’s named Lana Wood. Her half-sister’s name is Olga Viripaeff from her mother’s first marriage.

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Natalie Wood with her Sister (Lana Wood)
natalie wood family
Natalie Wood Family

Natalie had a long list of romantic expeditions and affairs throughout her career, mostly consisting of A-class celebrities. Some of them are Robert Vaughn (1956), Conrad Hilton Jr. (1957), Elvis Presley (1956), Dennis Hopper (1955), Dennis Hopper (1955), Lance Reventlow (1957), Steve McQueen (1971), James Westmoreland (1954), Raymond Burr, Arthur M. Loew Jr. (1966), Donald Wilson (1973 – 1977), Richard Johnson (1966), Richard Johnson (1966), Henry Jaglom (1966), Ladislav Blatnik (1965), David Niven Jr. (1965), Warren Beatty (1960 – 1963), Tony Curtis (1960 – 1961) and many others.

She was married twice. First in a huge public display of attraction, Wood tied knots with Robert Wagner (1957) in Arizona.

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Natalie Wood with her Ex-Husband (Robert Wagner)

The couple separated at 1961-62 with an official press conference. The reason was convoluted as it was rumored Wood discovered Wagner having intimacy with another man. It sparked huge confusion and shocked her exponentially. She underwent trauma. However, Wagner in a 2001 interview brushed away any of such claims. He claimed, the only thing he was close with a man was being a friend. To date, the matter is heavily mysterious and debatable.

However wood then went on to find her next partner. She started dating, the popular producer Gregson and she felt she was feeling in love once again. She then hitched with Richard Gregson and was together from 1969 to 1972. Wood filed a divorce after she found out Gregson was an infidel.

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Natalie Wood with her Ex-Husband (Richard Gregson)

Wood was perplexed with emotions and thought of giving her first marriage another chance. The pair got together again in 1972, ever so loved. They were married till the tragic demise of Wood at the age of 43 in 1981.

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