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Cobra Kai actor William Zabka net worth, earnings, wife, children, bio/wiki

William Michael Zabka is an American actor, martial artist, writer, and producer. He is best known for his role as Johnny Lawrence in The Karate Kid, The Karate Kid Part II and the TV series Cobra Kai. In 2004, he was nominated for an Academy Award for co-writing and producing the short film Most. William Zabka is a happily married man and father of two kids. Scroll down for more details about Cobra Kai actor William Zabka’s wife, net worth, kids, age & height.

 Cobra Kai actor William Zabka net worth, Earnings and all the ways he makes his fortune

William Zabka is a successful American actor, writer, producer, and martial artist. William Zabka net worth is estimated to be around $13 Million as of now. William first gained international fame when he starred in the 1984 blockbuster “The Karate Kid”. He has earned additional fame and accolades from the re-booted continuation series “Cobra Kai” which debuted in May 2018 on Youtube but really picked up steam when it was put on Netflix in August 2020. The Karate Kid went on to earn $100 million in the US alone on a budget of $8 million and basically single-handedly launched a Karate craze globally. After being inspired by his experience during the movie, William would later study the martial art of Tang Soo Do and earn a second-degree green belt. 

William Zabka with his car sources Instagram

In 2017, William Zabka and Ralph Macchio teamed up with a group of producers to pitch a re-booted series based on their “Karate Kid” characters. They received offers from several studios including Netflix, Amazon, Hulu and Apple but ultimately selected YouTube Red as the winning bidder. Both Ralph and William earned a reported $100,000 per episode for the first two seasons, which works out to around $1 million per season per person. They serve as co-executive producers on the project. The series is executive produced by Will Smith ever since his company Overbrook Productions licensed the rights from Jerry Weintraub’s company, Weintraub Entertainment Group. As a commercial director William has worked for brands including Verizon and Little Tikes.

Throughout the 80s, he went back and forth between film and television projects appearing in such productions as, “Just One of the Guys”, “National Lampoon’s European Vacation”, “The Karate Kid: Part II”, “The Greatest American Hero”, “E/R”, and “The Equalizer”. In the 90s, he shifted his focus to production, though he did continue to appear in films intermittently, such as “Shootfighter”, “The Power Within”, and “Interceptors”. In 2003, he wrote and produced the short film, “Most”. The film went on to receive an Academy Award nomination. He has also directed numerous music videos. He recently returned to acting after a long period behind the lens, appearing on an episode of “How I Met Your Mother”.

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Who is Cobra Kai actor William Zabka’s wife? When did they get married? Their children

William Zabka is a happily married man and father of two kids. He married Stacie Zabka. Stacie Zabka is an American woman popular as the wife of actor William Zabka.  She is a wife, a doting mother, and a successful businesswoman. The couple got married  in 2008 in a private ceremony. The pair got married after dating for a few years. However, both of them have kept their personal life away from the public. 

They have been married for more than a decade. From their relationship, the pair share a son who’s around 6-7 years of age. Recently, the couple was also blessed with a second child. The small family currently live happily together.

When and where was Cobra Kai actor born? age, Parents, siblings and education

William Zabka was born on 20 October 1965 in New York City, the United States of America as William Michael Zabka. As of 2022, he is 56 years old. He is the son of Stanley William Zabka and Nancy (Heimert) Zabka. His mother, Nancy used to be a business liaison, producer, and production assistant. Whereas his father Stanley is a director, writer, and composer. Zabka’s father was also the assistant director of The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson during the first two years of the show and also worked as a production manager on various motion pictures such as Forced Vengeance. 

 He grew up with two siblings; sister Judy Zabka and brother Guy Zabka. Both siblings are proficient musicians, singers, and songwriters. In 1983, he graduated from El Camino Real Charter High School in Los Angeles, and then he attended California State University, Northridge, and majored in film. He holds American nationality.

William Zabka Height and Weight

William Zabka Height is  6 feet 0 inch (1.84 m) and his is Weight, 76 kg (167 lbs).

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