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Reed Cross Howard

Reed Cross Howard is a golfer player and celebrity kid from the United States. Reed Cross Howard is best known as the son of multi-talented director, actor, TV star, and screenwriter; Ron Howard.

Early Life

Reed Cross Howard was born in Banksville, New York, the United States, on the 12th of April 1987. He holds American nationality and belongs to the Caucasian ethnicity. According to the astrological chart, he has a birth sign of Aries and he is currently 36 years old as of 2023.

Caption: Reed Cross Howard with his father (Source: People)

The names of his parents are Ron Howard and Cheryl Howard. His father is a popular actor, director, and screenwriter by profession. He is the youngest of four siblings; Bryce Dallas Howard, Paige Carlyle Howard, and Jocelyn Carlyle Howard.

His sister Bryce is an actress, director, and writer while his other sister Paige is an actress and writer. He was raised in a filmy environment while the majority of his family members were directly involved in the entertainment industry.

Reed Cross Howard – Education

Reed attended Heritage Academy High School near his hometown from where he matriculated in 2005. Later, he enrolled at the University of South Carolina, Beaufort (USCB), from where he graduated with an unspecified degree supposedly in 2009. In addition, he was also a member of the USCB golf team from 2007 to 2008.

Professional Career

Reed Cross Howard never considered a career in Hollywood, despite his family’s massive fame and success in the industry. Despite this, he made his career in golf. He is an amateur golfer who has played in a few tournaments; rumour has it that he attended the USC Aiken Invitational, Wilmington Island Invitational, and Webber International Tournament.

There are a few videos of Reed playing golf on YouTube due to his family name, but Reed does not have a YouTube channel, and it appears that he prefers to keep his professional life out of the spotlight. On the other hand, he is also better as the son of director, actor, TV star, and screenwriter; Ron Howard.

Ron Howard

Ron Howard is a multi-talented director, producer, screenwriter, and actor from the United States. Initially, he began his career as a child actor before transitioning to a career as a director of acclaimed and notable films.

He rose to prominence as a child actor, appearing as a guest star in several television series, including an episode of The Twilight Zone. From 1960 to 1968, he gained national attention for his role as young Opie Taylor, the son of Sheriff Andy Taylor in the sitcom “The Andy Griffith Show.”

During this time, he also appeared in the critically and commercially successful musical film “The Music Man” (1962). From 1959 to 1973, he was credited as Ronny Howard in films and television appearances.

He rose to prominence as Richie Cunningham in the sitcom “Happy Days” (1974-1980), and he was cast as one of the lead characters in the influential coming-of-age film “American Graffiti” (1973). John Wayne played the second lead in his final film, “The Shootist” (1976).

His films include the comedies “Night Shift” (1982), “Splash” (1984), and “Cocoon” (1985), as well as the fantasy “Willow” (1988), the thriller “Backdraft” (1991), and the newspaper comedy-drama “The Paper” (1994).

Continued his successful career

Moreover, he went on to win the Academy Award for Best Director and the Academy Award for Best Picture for “A Beautiful Mind” (2001), and he was nominated for the same awards again for “Frost/Nixon” (2008).

Caption: Ron Howard won his first Academy Award for, A Beautiful Mind (Source: Pinterest)

Additionally, he continued to direct historical dramas such as “Apollo 13” (1995), “Cinderella Man” (2005), “Rush” (2013), “In the Heart of the Sea” (2015), and “Thirteen Lives” (2022).

He also directed How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000), The Dilemma (2011), and the Robert Langdon film series: The Da Vinci Code (2006), Angels & Demons (2009), Inferno (2016), and Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018).

However, he has received praise for his work on documentaries such as “The Beatles: Eight Days a Week” (2016), “Pavarotti” (2019), and “We Feed People” (2022).

Net Worth 2023

According to the online website, his net worth is around $5 million which he earned through his golf playing career. On the other hand, his father’s net worth is around $200 million which he has made from his acting, and directing career.

Relationship Status

On the 8th of August 2015, Reed Cross Howard married his long-term girlfriend Ashley Gioaffre. The couple has also welcomed their first child, Aspen Leigh Howard. There is also no information available about his previous romantic relationships. Reed has kept his previous girlfriends’ connections and exploits a secret. In addition, he appears to be more concerned with his job than with extramarital affairs.

Caption: Reed Cross Howard with his family (Source: HTownDaily)

Howard has avoided rumors and controversies by maintaining a healthy balance between his personal and professional lives. He has kept the majority of his life private and away from the media.

Reed Cross Howard – Body Measurements

This American golfer is 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighs around 60 kg. Moreover, he has a pair of brown eyes with reddish-brown hair color, and he has not disclosed his physical measurements in the media.

Social Media

On his Instagram page ‘@reedchoward’ there are over 8.6k followers. Other than this, he is not active on Facebook and Twitter.