Peter Coyote
Peter Coyote
Celebrated Name: Peter Coyote
Real Name/Full Name: Robert Peter Cohon
Gender: Male
Age: 82 years old
Birth Date: 10 October 1941
Birth Place: New York City, New York, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.9 m
Weight: 75 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Divorced
Wife/Spouse (Name): Stefanie Pleet
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (Ariel, Nick)
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is Peter Coyote Gay?: No
Profession: Narrator and actor
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2024: $12 million
Last Updated: June 2024

 Peter Coyote is a popular American narrator and actor. He has also worked as an author, screenwriter, and director. Coyote is best known for his work in the movies Erin Brokovich, A Walk to Remember, Cross Creek, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, Patch Adams, and Bitter Moon. He has won many awards and has also narrated TV series and documentaries.

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Early Life & Biography

The real name of Peter Coyote is Robert Peter Cohon. He was born on October 10, 1941, in New York City, New York. He is the son of Morris Cohon and Ruth Cohon. His father used to work as an investment banker and even ran a candy store.

Coyote attended Dwight Morrow High School. Following this, he went to Grinnell College where he got an opportunity to travel to Washington D.C. Coyote has also earned his master’s degree in creative writing from the San Francisco State University.

Age, Height, Weight and Body Measurements

Being born on 10 October 1941, Peter Coyote is 82 years old as of today’s date 19th June 2024. His height is 1.9 m tall, and weight is 75 kg.

Personal Life: wife, girlfriend, dating, divorce, kids

Peter Coyote’s partner was Eileen Ewing from 1965 to 1972. The couple has one child together. In 1977, he got married to Marilyn McCann. This marriage lasted until 1998. They also share one child. In 1998, he got married to Stefanie Pleet. The couple divorced in 2015. He decided to change his name after coming across the magazine Coyote’s Journal.


Peter Coyote began his career by apprenticing at Actor’s Workshop in San Francisco. This was followed by joining the San Francisco Mime Troupe. He has acted, directed, and even written scripts for the Mime Troupe. As an actor, he was first seen in the 1980 film Alcatraz: The Whole Shocking Story. In 1982, he appeared in the film E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial by Steven Spielberg. This was followed by starring in The Legend of Billie Jean.

He was also seen in the TV mini-series Echoes in the Darkness in 1987. His film roles from the 1990s include Moonlight and Valentino, Buffalo Girls, Keeper of the City, and Unforgettable. Some of his other film roles include Erin Brockovich, Jack The Dog, A Walk to Remember, Law & Order: Trial by Jury, and Behind Enemy Lines.

As a narrator, he is credited in Waldo Salt: A Screenwrite’s Journey, The West, Video Justice: Crime Caught on Tape, In the Light of Reverence, and Oil on Ice.

Coyote was also the illustrator of Ringolevio: A Life Played for Keeps in 1990. As a writer, his first book entitled Sleeping Where I Fall: A Chronicle was published in 1999. He has also come up with the books A Year and a Day and The Rainman’s Third Cure. His most recent book was Tongue of a Crow which was published in 2021.

Peter has also dedicated himself to community-based art. In the 1970s, he used to work for the San Francisco Arts Commission. Later he was named as the chairperson of the California Arts Council.

He was successful to engineer relationships with multiple departments of California. Coyote has also been associated with Zen Buddhism. He has performed many audiobook recordings like Zen Mind, Beginner’s Mind and Zen Flesh, Zen Bones.

Awards & Achievements

In 2015, Peter Coyote won the Primetime Emmy Award in the category of “Outstanding Narration”. He has been twice conferred with the Bronze Wrangler Award at the Western Heritage Awards. Peter is also the winner of the News & Documentary Emmy Award for the show The Pacific Century. Additionally, he went on to win the Maverick Movie Award in 2011 for “best performance: short”. In 1993, he received a nomination for the CableACE Award.

Net Worth & Salary of Peter Coyote in 2024

Peter Coyote Net Worth
Peter Coyote Net Worth

As of June 2024, The net worth of Peter Coyote is around $12 million. He has been active in his career for a long time. Peter has successfully appeared in films and has done narration in many films, TV shows, and documentaries. All these have wonderfully contributed to his bank balance over the years. Coyote has even served on top positions of some of the most important arts councils.

In his entire career, Peter Coyote confined himself to acting and narration. He is also a lover of arts which has made him serve as the chairman of the California Arts Council. He is highly influential and his knowledge has also made him come up with many books.


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