Fred Ward Net Worth

Fred Ward was an actor and film producer who had a net worth of $3 million. Fred was most famous for starring alongside Clint Eastwood in the film “Escape from Alcatraz.” “Southern Comfort,” “Miami Blues,” and “The Final Insult” were some of his other well-known works. Ward had received the Golden Globe Special Ensemble Cast Award and the Venice International Film Festival Award.

Fred Ward Net Worth (2024)

Net Worth:$3 Million
Profession:Actor, Producer
Age:79 Years Old
Born:30 December 1942
Country:United States of America
Salary:$250 Thousand (Annual)
Last Updated2024

Fred Ward‘s Net Worth (2024)

Net Worth in 2024$3 Million
Net Worth in 2023$2.5 Million
Net Worth in 2022$2.2 Million
Net Worth in 2021$1.3 Million
Net Worth in 2020$1 Million

Early Life

On the 30th of December, 1942, Freddie Joe Ward was born in San Diego. Following his service in the United States Air Force, he studied acting at New York’s Herbert Berghof Studio. Ward worked as a lumberjack in Alaska and was a boxer before becoming an actor. While living in Rome, he dubbed Italian movies into English and appeared in films by neorealist filmmaker Roberto Rossellini.


Ward returned to the United States in the early 1970s and worked in experimental theatre as well as on tv. In Hearts of the West, he made his first appearance as a cowboy (1975). His breakthrough role was in Escape from Alcatraz (1979).

Ward had an appearance in Walter Hill’s Southern Comfort (1981). Timerider: The Adventures of Lyle Swann was his first film starring role (1982). He later appeared in the action film Uncommon Valor and the drama Silkwood.

Following co-starring roles in Swing Shift (1984) and Secret Admirer (1985), Ward played the titular character in Guy Hamilton’s action film Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins.

He appeared on multiple cinema magazine covers after the film, which only made $15 million. Ward also appeared in a few low-budget films before returning to major motion pictures in 1988 as a cop in Off Limits.

Ward appeared in the 1991 HBO film and co-starred in the thriller Thunderheart, the Hollywood satire The Player, the mystery-drama Equinox, and the TV western comedy Four Eyes and Six-Guns.

In 1990, he appeared in Tremors, Henry & June, Miami Blues, and Dennus Hooper’s Catchfire. Ward’s leading roles in films include Two Small Bodies, Short Cuts, Naked Gun 33+13: The Final Insult, Blue Villa, Tremors II: Aftershocks, and Chain Reaction.

He later appeared in Best Men, …First Do No Harm (both 1997), and Dangerous Beauty (1998). Ward was nominated for a Video Premiere Award for best male actor in 2001 for the direct-to-video production Full Disclosure.

He also appeared in Joe Dirt, Summer Catch, Wild Iris, the mini-series Dice, and the comedy Corky Romano. In 2000, he appeared in the gangster film Circus, the action thriller The Chaos Factor, the teen film Road Trip, and The Crow: Salvation.

Ward starred in three films in 2002: Sweet Home Alabama, Enough, and Abandon. He took a brief vacation from acting after appearing in The Last Ride, 10.5, and Coast to Coast.

He reappeared as a guest star on Grey’s Anatomy and ER (2006 and 2007). In 2013, he appeared as a cameo in Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg’s film 2 Guns. He appeared in various films, Feast of Love, Exit Speed, and Management.

It included The Wild Stallion DVD and Armored. Ward appeared in the French political thriller L’affaire Farewell, and in 30 Minutes or Less and guest-starred in the TV shows The United States of Tara, In Plain Sight, and Leverage.

Personal Life

He first wedded Carla Evonne which ended in divorce and later wedded Silvia Ward, with whom he had Django. For the very third time, he wedded Marie-France Boisselle, who filed a divorce in 2013, but later that year, they got together.

Fred Ward’s Biography

Real NameFreddie Joe Ward
Nick NameFred
Age79 Years Old (d.May 8, 2022)
HeightIn Feet –  5 Feet 9 Inches
In Meters – 1.77 m
In Centimeters – 177 cm
WeightIn Kilograms – 78 Kg
In Pounds – 171 lbs
FamilyFather –  Fred Frazier Ward
Mother –  Juanita Iown Ward
Sisters – N/A
Brothers – Erman Gökçe
Wife Marie-France Ward 
Children’sDjango Ward

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As of 2024, Fred Ward’s net worth was estimated to be around $3 million. The majority of his income came from his movie salaries and brand endorsements. He worked in many famous movies like The Right Stuff, Tremors, Henry, and June. He appeared and received prominent roles in many films, as well as accolades and nominations, which aided his riches before his death on May 8, 2022, at 79.

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