William Zabka
William Zabka
Celebrated Name: William Zabka
Real Name/Full Name: William Michael Zabka
Gender: Male
Age: 58 years old
Birth Date: 20 October 1965
Birth Place: New York City, U.S.
Nationality: American
Height: 1.84m
Weight: 76kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Stacie Zabka (m. 2008)
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes 2
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is William Zabka Gay?: No
Profession: Actor, director, screenwriter, producer
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2024: $3 million
Last Updated: April 2024

William Zabka is an American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter known for his iconic appearances in the 1980s films. Some of these films are The Karate Kid (1984), The Karate Kid Part 11, and the series called Cobra Kai. He was nominated for an Academy Award in 2004 for producing and co-writing the film Most.

Maybe you know about William Zabka very well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of William Zabka’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

William was born in New York City, U.S, on 20 October 1965. He is the son of film director Stanley William, and producer and production assistant Nancy Zabka. His father was the production manager of the famous television series Chuck Norris. William’s grandparents were Marie and Frank Zabka, and he has two sibling brothers Judith Marie and Guy Mathew.

Personal Life

William is a married man and a father of two children. He got married to Stacie Zabka in 2008, and the couple seems to be very happy in their union. The names of his children are not available to the public. Another thing that is currently unavailable is any details on his past relationships.

When Zabka appeared on The Karate Kid, he was a wrestler, but he had no previous experience in martial arts. After his appearance in the film, he became very inspired to learn martial arts, and he learned and finally earned a second-degree Black belt.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 20 October 1965, William Zabka is 58 years old as of today’s date 16th April 2024. His height is 1.85m tall, and his weight is 76 kg.


The first film role that Zabka got put him in the limelight, and he became very famous. The film was The Karate Kid, which was released in 1984. In the film, he portrayed the character of Johnny Lawrence, the main antagonist to the character portrayed by Ralph Macchio.

During the filming of the movie The Karate Kid, Zabka had no prior experience in martial arts, but he was an accomplished wrestler. He got a lot of inspiration from participating in the film, and he ended up learning Tang Soo Do, earning a second-degree Black belt.

He appeared in two comedies in1980s by the titles of Back to School and Just One of the Guys. Later he had a starring role in the series The Equalizer on CBS. In 1985 he had an appearance on the film called National Lampoon’s European Vacation.

In the 1990s and 2000s, William appeared mostly on independent films as he was studying to be a filmmaker. After finishing his studies on filmmaking, he wrote and produced the short film by the title of Most. The film won several awards at prestigious film festivals, and William was nominated for an Academy Award in 2004.

As a director, his work was seen in the 2007 music video of the band No More Kings, where he also starred. The music video was called Sweep the Leg. He also directed the music video for the music group Rascal Flatts in the song Why Wait, in 2010. He was also the director of the group’s hit Yours If You Want It.

He appeared in the comedy movie titled Hot Tub Time Machine in 2010, and it was followed by a guest-starring role in a season 8 episode of How I Met Your Mother, “The Bro Mitzvah.” He directed commercials for clients like Little Tikes and Verizon. Zabka was the co-executive producer of Cobra Kai, a Karate Kid revival series where he also reprised his role as Johnny Lawrence. The series debuted in 2018, and it continues to date.

Awards & Achievements

The first accolade that William got in his career was a nomination for the Young Artist Award in 1985 for his role in the film The Karate Kid. In 2004 he shared a nomination for an Academy Award with Bobby Garabedian for their production of the short film titled Most.

Net Worth & Salary of William Zabka in 2024

William Zabka Net Worth
William Zabka Net Worth

There are no exact figures on the net worth of Zabka, but it is estimated to be $3 million as of April 2024. He has had a diverse career, and that is where he has gotten his wealth from. His family is said to have a very luxurious lifestyle, and he also owns property in different locations. Apart from acting, Zabka has produced several music videos as well as films, and this also adds to his wealth.

William’s parents had careers in the entertainment industry, with his mother being a producer and his father being a production manager. He followed right into their footsteps and made a career out of producing, directing, and also acting. His determination is seen in most of his work, and it has borne fruits that he is enjoying today.


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