Who Is Ricky Schroder
Ricky Schroder is an actor and movie producer. He is also popular as a director in the United States of America. In 1979, he produced his first movie named ‘The Champ’. It is a sports-based movie.
He continued his journey in the entertainment industry by appearing in many sitcoms, movies, and dramas. Moreover, during his four decades, Ricky appeared in 18 movies. But he became popular for doing the best performance in ‘Silver Spoons’.
Some of his notable movies and TV series include
- Blood Done Sign My Name
- Get Him to the Greek
- Dolly Parton’s Coat of Many Colors
You may know about his movies and other sitcom series. But you may not know about his personal life, career, net worth, and other facts. Let us discuss all such facts briefly in this article.
Ricky Schroder was born on 13th April 1970. His birthplace is Brooklyn, New York, United States. He was born to Richard Bartlett Schroder, Sr., and Diane Schroder. His birth name is Richard Bartlett Schroder, Jr. Both of his parents had worked at AT&T, a multinational company for some time.
Ricky has one elder sister, Dawn Schroder. Dawn was born on 4th September 1965. Most of Ricky’s childhood days were in Brooklyn. But after some time, his family moved to Staten Island.
According to some sources, Ricky completed his schooling at the Calabasas High School in California. After completing his education, he graduated from Mesa State College in Grand Junction, Colorado.
Ricky Schroder married once in his lifetime and divorced her. He married Andrea Bernard, a Canadian interior designer in 1992. In 2016, Andrea legally filed for divorce at the court. But there is no confirmation that she got a divorce from him.
Ricky Schroder’s children are two sons and two daughters. Their sons are Holden Schroder and Luke Schroder. Their daughters are Faith Anne Schroder and Cambrie Schroder. Cambrie is a model in the United States.
How Old Is Ricky Schroder?
As he was born in 1970, Ricky’s age is 51 years. Coming to his physical appearance, his height is 1.78 m in terms of meter and 5 feet 10 inches in terms of inches. His bodyweight is 75 kg.
Ricky Schroder appeared in the movie ‘The Champ’ in 1979. He was just nine years old while acting in this movie. After one year, he won the Golden Globe Award for his acting. That too, he won for the ‘Best New Male Star of the Year’ category.
Then, he and his mother hoping for a bright future moved to LA. After moving to Los Angeles, Ricky acted in ‘The Last Flight of Noah’s Ark.’ Almost, the film earned a good box office collection of around $11 million.
Ricky gained popularity after acting in the sitcom series ‘Silver Spoons’. Almost, he appeared in 116 episodes, Ricky Schroder turned to a household name. ‘Costco Ricky Schroder Silver Spoons’ became a breakthrough for his career.
Besides Silver Spoons, Ricky acted in much other drama series too. Then, he began his work in movies too. Some of them include
- Too Young the Hero
- Across the Tracks
- There Goes My Baby
- Black Cloud
- Locker 13
- Our Wild Hearts
In 1995, Ricky acted in Lt. Paul Hellerman’s role in the ‘Crimson Tide’. It was a submarine movie. Almost, the movie earned the box office collection of $157 million. In the TV series, he acted in the Det. Danny Sorenson and Newt Dobbs.
Then, he got the best credits for his work as a film director in Black Cloud, Locker 13, Hellhounds, and Our Wild Hearts.
What Is Ricky Schroder Doing Now?
However, Ricky Schroder is still working in the entertainment industry. Throughout the four decades of his career in the acting industry, he won ten awards. Also, he was nominated thirteen times in his career.
Here are Ricky’s winning awards:
- Nashville Award
- Golden Globe Award
- San Diego Film Festival Award
- Phoenix Film Festival Award
- Stinker Award
- Temecula Valley International Film Festival Award
- Young Artist Award
- Western Heritage Award
How Much Is Ricky Schroder Worth?
Ricky Schroder’s net worth is approximately $ 5million as of 2021. He made this fortune through his work as an actor, producer, and director. Ricky is popular as the director of the music album ‘Whiskey Lullaby.’
Ricky is a much-talented actor who acted in more than 59 movies and TV series. One of his popular sitcom series is ‘Silver Spoons.’ Moreover, he was called ‘Costco Ricky Schroder’ after acting in this series. Ricky has appeared in high-grossing movies and highly-budgeted TV series.
Over the four decades, he accumulated a lot of wealth through the acting profession. Besides acting, he also earned a good income from his real estate business.
What Happened To Ricky Schroder?
In 2019, Ricky got arrested twice, as he is suspected of domestic violence. But there are no charges filed for this case. Again May 2021, Schroder caught up in controversy, and this time about the video uploaded on social media. It was the video that shows like harassing a Costco employee. After this incident, he was receiving continuous backlash. People were asking him to upload a second video to apologize to the Costco employee.
Ricky Schroder is a multi-talented personality. Moreover, he has appeared in more than 60 series and movies.
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