William Zabka is a famous American actor born on 20th October 1965 in New York City. He is well known for his splendid performance as Johnny Lawrence in “The Karate Kid” which was released in 1984. It was his first film but he was outstanding in it without any doubt. Despite not knowing karate, he performed karate like professionals. Not only films but, he has also done many television series. Besides being an actor, he is also a producer now. His films include “Back to School”, “A Tiger’s Tale”, “Where Hope Grows” and many more. His TV series include “Python”, “Cobra Kai”, “The Greatest American Hero” and so on.
William Zabka made his first debut in the film “The Karate Kid” (1984) as Johnny Lawrence and gained a lot of fame from his first film. After doing the film, he learned martial arts and got a green belt in Tang Soo Do. Then, in 1985, he was seen as Greg Tolan in a comedy-drama film named “Just One of the Guys” and as Jack in “National Lampoon’s European Vacation”.
In the same year, she appeared in one of the episodes of an American sitcom named “E/R”. He has also done an American anthology TV series named “CBS Schoolbreak Special” in 1984.
He also played a CBS thriller series named “The Equalizer” (1985-1989) as Scott McCall (his character’s name). He has also played in “Back to School” as Chas Osborne in 1986. And, in the same year, the second part of “The Karate Kid” was released. A 2000’s TV series named “Python” was released where William Zabka played the role of Greg Larsen and after two years i. e. in 2002, the second part of the series was out.
He also directed many commercials for Little Tikes, Verizon, and many more. He has also written and produced a short film named “Most” in 2003 and was nominated for the Best Short Film Live Action award in Academy Awards. The film premiered at Sundance Film Festival in 2003 and got many awards. He has also directed a music video where he was also a part named “Sweep the Leg”. The music video was for a famous musical band from Los Angeles named No More Kings. He has also directed several music videos including “Why Wait” and “Yours If You Want It” for the American musical band Rascal Flatts.
In 2010, he appeared in a science-fiction comedy movie named “Hot Tub Time Machine”. Then in 2014, he was seen in “Where Hope Grows”, an American drama film.
He also appeared in some TV series as a guest character including “Robot Chicken” (2013), “How I Met Your Mother” (2013-2014), “Psych” (2014), and many more. In 2018, he appeared as a leading character and producer in “Cobra Kai” as Johnny Lawrence.
He was also nominated for Young Artist Award for Best young supporting actor in Motion picture for the film “The Karate Kid” in 1985.
His net worth is about $3 Million.
Early Life, School, and Education:
William Zabka is a versatile American actor. He completed his graduation from El Camino Real Charter High School, Los Angeles in 1983. Then, he got admission to California State University in Northridge. While studying, he came to the film industry, and with his hard work and dedication he soon successfully made his position in this film industry.
William Zabka was born on 20th October 1965. His father’s name is Stan Zabka and his mother’s name is Nancy. His father and mother both are from the film industry. His father is a director, writer as well as a composer. His father worked as an assistant director in “The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson” and as a product manager in “Forced Vengeance”. His mother is also a producer, production assistant by profession. Zabka has one brother and a sister named Guy Zabka and Judy Zabka respectively. Zabka got married in 2008 to Stacie Zabka and they have two sons.
William Zabka is a tall handsome man with an attractive personality. He is about 6 feet in height which is equal to 1.84 meters and weighs around 76kg. He has blonde colored hair and blue eyes which suit him.
|Date of Birth||October 20, 1965|
|Place Of Birth||New York City, New York, U.S.|
|Family||Father: Stanley Zabka|
Mother: Nancy Zabka
Brother(s): Guy Zabka
Sister(s): Judy Zabka
|Wife/Husband||Stacie Zabka (m. 2008)|
|Education Qualifications||Not Known|
|Net Worth||2 Million USD (Approx)|
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