Ronald Walken popularly known by his stage name Christopher Walken was born in Astoria, Queens, New York City on March 21, 1943. He has been able to earn a net worth upwards of the $30 million mark thanks to his work as an actor, director and screen writer. Walken is an Academy Award winner, which he won in 1978 in the Best Supporting Actor category. He was encouraged to take up acting by his mother, and had been acting as a child on theatre and television shows in the early stages of his career.
His first television appearance was in the show The Wonderful John Acton. His breakout role came in the 1972 film The Happiness Cage. Some of his most important movies include The Deer Hunter, Heaven’s Gate, The Dead Zone, A View to Kill, At Close Range, King of New York, True Romance, Pulp Fiction, Sleepy Hollow, Batman Returns, and Seven Psychopaths among numerous others.
He is the recipient of one Academy Award, one BAFTA Award, one each of Golden Globe Awards and Emmy Awards nominations. Apart from these honors, he has been awarded several national and international awards for his ageless contribution to cinema. His net worth might not grow any more but his movies exceed by far what money can demonstrate in terms of success.