Ricky Schroder is an actor and director. He was first seen as a child star in the 1979 movie, The Champ and he also featured on the television sitcom, Silver Spoons. He is most recognized for the role of Newton in the show. Lonesome Dove and Ricky were also a part of the famous crime series NYPD Blue.
He has directed four movies namely Black Cloud, Locker 13, Hellhounds, and Our Wild Hearts. Ricky Schroder won the best film award for Black Cloud in the 2004 San Diego Film Festival. He has been nominated for a total of eleven awards throughout his entire career and won five of them.
Ricky Schroder Net Worth is approximately $8 Million
Rick Schroder has an estimated net worth of $8 Million for the year 2020. However, his salary is still under review.
Helped Kyle Rittenhouse Pay For the Bail
Kyle Rittenhouse was accused of killing two people during a protest that took place in the state of Wisconsin. He had been accused of shooting Joseph Rosenbaum and Anthony Huber. The accused teen required an amount of $2 Million to be paid for his bail to be granted.
On the 20th of November, the attorney of Kyle Rittenhouse, Lin Wood took to Twitter to thank everyone who had helped reach the amount and he also thanked Ricky Schroder who had played a major role in helping the accused teen, Kyle Rittenhouse and get him out of the jail. The tweet read
“Follow & thank Actor Ricky @rickyschroder for his significant contribution to get #FightBack over the goal line to reach $2M cash bail goal.“
Kyle Rittenhouse has a preliminary hearing on the 3rd of December 2020.
Making a Name for Himself
Ricky Schroder was born on the 13th of April 1970 in Brooklyn, New York. He was raised on Staten Island by his mother, Diane Katherine Bartlett, and father, Richard John Schroder. Both his parents worked at AT&T. He also had a sister whose name was Dawn. Ricky Schroder was a student at Calabasas High School. He graduated high school and went on to be a student at the Mesa State College located in Grand Junction, Colorado. While he was a college student, he was trying to make a name for himself as an actor and director in Hollywood and he faced a lot of struggles.
Ricky Schroder‘s Wife
Ricky Schroder married his girlfriend, Andrea Bernard in the year 1992. The couple lived together with four children. However, in the year 2016, Andrea Bernard filed for divorce. Three years later in 2019, Ricky Schroder was arrested for domestic violence and was let out after a bail of $50,000 was paid. However, it was the only suspicion and the actor was not prosecuted.