Who is Laura Louie?

Laura Louie is an American entrepreneur and businesswoman, who has been focused on bringing vegan diet to people around the world through her enterprises, but she is probably best known to the world as the second wife of Academy Award-nominated actor Woody Harrelson.

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Laura Louie Wiki: Age, Childhood, and Education

Laura Louie was born in 1965 in Hawaii, USA. Of Asian ancestry, Laura hasn’t talked much about her family, and as a result, there is no information on her parents, including their names and vocations.

After high school, Laura obtained a bachelor’s degree in Business Management and Environmental Sciences, but she hasn’t disclosed which university she attended.

How Laura Louie and Woody Harrelson Met?

The lovebirds’ story traces back to 1987. Woody, on the set of “Cheers” as one of the main stars, needed a personal assistant. Laura was on the site with a media workshop group, and Woody when asked if someone had qualifications, she signed up for the task.

The two set up a business meeting, and Woody was left in awe by her personality and hired her a day after they first met.

Harrelson and Laura Louie Relationship Timeline

For the next three years, Laura served as Harrelson’s personal assistant. At first, he was afraid to make any moves toward her, but after two years of a close business relationship, it became a romance.

The couple welcomed their first child, Demi Montana, on 5 March 1994, two years later, Laura and Woody became parents of Zoe Harrelson, born on 22 September, and their third child, daughter Makani, was born on 3 June 2006.

Woody and Laura were together for 20 years before they married. The couple organized a small, private wedding ceremony on 28 December 2008, held in Maui and, according to reports, cost only $500.

When asked about it, Woody explained that money isn’t the problem but that he was taught to be a conservative spender, and his future wife had nothing against it.

Career

Both Laura and Woody are vegans and focused on spreading the veganism message throughout the world; they reside in a self-sustained community of 200 people on Maui. They have launched several organic food-related businesses, which include Yorganics, an organic food delivery service, then the Voice Yourself website, through which the duo promotes a sustainable lifestyle.

Net Worth

According to sources, Laura Louie’s net worth has been estimated at $3 million as of late 2022, which she’s earned through her entrepreneurial career.

Appearance and Vital Statistics

Laura Louie has black hair and brown eyes. She’s 5ft 9ins (1.75m) tall, weighs approximately 130lbs (60kgs), with vital statistics of 34-24-35, bra size 33B.

Woody Harrelson Cheating Scandal

Back in 2002, Woody was embroiled in a sex scandal when he was photographed by a paparazzi with three women in a bed. He claimed that he was set up and that nothing happened. Laura decided not to comment on the matter, and continued their relationship; six years later, they married.

Laura Louie’s Husband, Woody Harrelson, Short Bio

Woodrow Tracy Harrelson was born on 23 July 1961, in Midland, Texas, USA, the son of Charles Voyde Harrelson, a convicted professional hitman, and Diane, a secretary. He grew up in a Presbyterian household with his two brothers, Jordan and Brett. His father wasn’t around much during his childhood, and in 1979 was sentenced to life in prison for the killing of Judge John H. Wood Jr.

In 1973, his mother took the boys to her native city of Lebanon, Ohio, where he went to Lebanon High School. He matriculated in 1979, after which he worked at Kings Island amusement park, before enrolling at Hanover College in Indiana, to study theatre and English.

He made his acting debut in 1985 with the role of Woody Boyd, joining the main cast of the critically acclaimed TV comedy-drama series “Cheers”, comprised of Ted Danson, Rhea Perlman, and John Ratzenberger, and featured in 200 episodes of the Primetime Emmy Award-winning series from 1985 until 1991, winning the Emmy Award in 1989.

In 1992, Woody starred in Ron Shelton’s written and directed sports comedy film “White Men Can’t Jump” next to Wesley Snipes, while in 1993, he starred with Demi Moore and Robert Redford in the romantic thriller-drama film “Indecent Proposal”, about a billionaire who offers a young couple a million dollars for a night with the young man’s wife.

Woody enjoyed success throughout the ’90s – He was the star criminal in the award-winning action crime-drama film “Natural Born Killers” (1994), written by Quentin Tarantino, and co-starring Juliette Lewis and Tom Sizemore, then he played the controversial pornography publisher Larry Flint in the Academy Award-nominated biopic “The People vs. Larry Flynt” (1996). The following year, he co-starred in another Academy Award-nominated film, the comedy-drama “Wag the Dog”, starring Dustin Hoffman, Robert De Niro and Anne Heche.

Before the decade ended, Woody featured in the multiple Oscar-nominated historical war-drama film “The Thin Red Line”, based on James Jones’ novel and his experience of the conflict at Guadalcanal during the Second World War.

Woody continued into the 2000s by appearing in a number of successful projects, including the Oscar-nominated drama film “North Country”, about the first case of sexual harassment in the US, Jenson vs. Eveleth Mines, with Charlize Theron and Jeremy Renner in the lead roles, while in 2007 he starred in the Academy Award-winning crime-thriller film “No Country for Old Men”, next to Tommy Lee Jones, Javier Bardem and Josh Brolin, based on the novel by Cormac McCarthy.

To speak further of his accomplishments, in 2009, he was Tallahassee in the action horror-comedy film “Zombieland”, while in “The Hunger Games” franchise, he portrayed Haymitch Abernathy.

He was Detective Marthy Hart in the TV series “True Detective” (2014), while in 2016, he was Lyndon B. Johnson in the biopic “LBJ”, and in 2017 starred as the Colonel in the Academy Award-nominated action-adventure film “War for the Planet of the Apes”.

Moreover, he starred with Frances McDormand and Sam Rockwell in Martin McDonagh’s Oscar-winning comedy crime-drama film “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”. Most recently, Woody starred in the action-adventure film “The Man From Toronto” (2022) and is working on the upcoming TV mini-series “The White House Plumbers” (release – 2023).

Known to be a womanizer, Woody dated several high-profile celebrities before Laura, and was even married for ten months to Nancy Simon, in 1985 and ‘86.

According to sources, Woody Harrelson’s net worth has been estimated at $70 million as of late 2022, earned through his incredible acting career, during which he’s appeared in more than 100 films and TV series.

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