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William Zabka Net Worth

William Zabka is a world-famous actor based in America. He gained prominence in the famous movie The Karate Kid, The Karate Kid Part II and TV series titled Cobra Kai as Johnny Lawrence. In 2004, he co-wrote and produced a short film titled “Most,” for which he got nominated for Academy Award.

Early Life

William was born in 1965 on 20th October in New York City, U.S. He is Stan Zabka and Nancy Zabka. His father is a famous director, composer and writer, and her mother is a business liaison, production assistant and producer. He grew up with his siblings in New York City. William’s father is of Czech descent, and he was the assistant director of the movie “The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson” during the tenure of Carson. His father has also worked as production manager in multiple motion pictures, including a film by Chuck Norris titled Forced Vengeance. In 1983, William completed his graduate studies in Los Angeles from El Camino Real Charter High School. He also attended California State University for a short period as he wanted to major in film.

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Career Beginning

Zabka’s career started in 1984 as he got his first role in The Karate Kid movie. In the movie, he played the role of Johnny Lawrence that was the main character of the movie and the other part of the protagonist was played by Ralph Macchio. He was not trained in Karate, but he accomplished himself as a great wrestler for a movie. His role inspired him to learn the martial art of Tang Soo Do, and therefore he learned and won a second-degree green belt. In the 1980s, Zabka started appearing in comedy movies, including Back to School and Just One of the Guys. He was co-starred in “The Equalizer,” which was television series by CBS. He also played a role in National Lampoon’s European Vacation in 1985.

During the 1990s and 2000s, Zabka mostly acted in independent films while completing his studies to be a film producer. In 2003, he produced a short film titled “Most” written by him and was shot in Poland and Czech Republic. Most were premiered at the 2003 Sundance Film Festival, for which he won plenty of awards at prominent film festivals like Best of Festival at Palm Springs International Festival of Short Films. In 2007, Zabka starred and directed the music video for a band named No More Kings titled “Sweep the Leg.”

In 2017, Zabka announced that he would reprise his role in episode Karate Kid revival series as Johnny Lawrence. The series titled Cobra Kai is set 34 years after all the events of the film.

Personal Life

William Zabka got married to Stacie Zabka in 2008. The couple has been blessed with two children, and they are living happily in New York City.

Net Worth

The estimated net worth of this famous director, actor and writer are approximately $3 million. He accumulated his net worth by doing blockbuster films and series.

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