Wes Studi - Famous Horse Trainer

Wes Studi Net Worth


Famous Cherokee actor, Wes Studi, has a net worth of $1 million dollars. Studi, who grew up speaking Cherokee, served in the U.S. Army and fought in Vietnam before shifting his focus to acting. He has since appeared in numerous films, including ‘Dances with Wolves’, ‘The Last of the Mohicans’, and ‘Geronimo: An American Legend’.

Key facts:

  • Wes Studi is a Cherokee actor who is well known for his work in Hollywood movies.
  • He served in the U.S. Army and fought in Vietnam before shifting his focus towards acting.
  • He has played various co-starring and starring roles in films such as 'Dances with Wolves', 'The Last of the Mohicans' and 'Geronimo: An American Legend' to name a few.
  • Wes Studi has been part of several TV shows including 'Hell on Wheels', and mini-series 'Into the West' and 'Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee'.
  • He is known for his efforts in promoting the Cherokee language and has co-founded a Cherokee-language newspaper along with teaching the language at local schools.

Basic Information About Wes Studi

CategoryCelebrities β€Ί Actors
ProfessionsActor, Sculptor, Author, Horse trainer, Cattle Rancher, Musician, Soldier
Net worth$1,000,000
Date of birth1947-12-17 (76 years old)
Place of birthTahlequah
NationalityUnited States of America
Height6 ft (1.83 m)
Social Mediaβ†—οΈŽ Wikipedia β†—οΈŽ IMDb

What Movie Awards did Wes Studi win?


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Wes Studi awards

Award Name State Movie / Series Name Year
Bronze Wrangler - Theatrical Motion PictureWinnerGeronimo: An American Legend1994

Wes Studi roles

Movie / Series Role
Street FighterVictor Sagat
HostilesChief Yellow Hawk
Deep RisingHanover
A Million Ways to Die in the WestCochise
SoulCounselor Jerry (voice)
Mystery MenSphinx
Dances with WolvesToughest Pawnee
The Last of the MohicansMagua
The DoorsIndian in Desert
The New WorldOpechancanough
A Dog's Way HomeCaptain Mica
Geronimo: An American LegendGeronimo
Seraphim FallsCharon (as Wes Studie)
BadlandHarlan Red
Planes: Fire & RescueWindlifter (voice)
UndisputedMingo Pace
Hell on WheelsChief Many Horses 3 episodes, 2011-2012
Penny DreadfulKaetenay 9 episodes, 2016
Made in HollywoodSelf 2 episodes, 2014-2017
Promised LandJesse Rainbird 1 episode, 1997
The FlashRoller 1 episode, 1990
The MentalistJoseph Silverwing 1 episode, 2010
WokeSpoon 1 episode, 2020
In Plain SightChief Pierce 1 episode, 2012
American ExperienceMajor Ridge / ... 2 episodes, 2009
HighlanderSheriff Benson 1 episode, 1992
KingsGeneral Linus Abner 8 episodes, 2009
The Red RoadChief Levi Gall 5 episodes, 2015
SuperMansionHawk Feather 1 episode, 2015

Wes Studi's Quotes

  • [on being in Street Fighter (1994)] This is a fun movie about a kind of fantasy land, sort of like Star Trek (1966).

Interesting Facts about Wes Studi

  1. Is a Native American of the Cherokee Nation.
  2. Father, with Rebecca Graves, of Daniel Studi & Leah Studi.
  3. Spoke only the Cherokee language prior to attending grade school.
  4. Drafted into the army in 1967, he served 12 months in South Vietnam with the 9th Infantry Division in the Mekong Delta.
  5. Attended Chilocco Indian School in northern Oklahoma; studied at Tulsa Junior College.
  6. Plays guitar and bass. Used to perform in a six-piece band called 'Firecat of Discord'. His wife, Maura Dhu Studi, is a lead vocalist. They primarily performed original music.
  7. Father, with Maura Dhu Studi, of Kholan Studi (b. October 29, 1993 in Santa Fe, New Mexico).
  8. He attended and was a mentor at the 2nd annual HatcH audiovisual festival in Bozeman, Montana, in October 2005. HatcH is a film and arts festival whose mission is to provide mentorship, education, inspiration, and recognition to the next generation of creative innovators.
  9. Uncle of Delanna Studi.
  10. On June 11, 2010, Wes Studi visited Yakama Nation Legends Casino, located in Toppenish, Washington to MC the Casino's Tribal Jam IV event. During his visit Wes met with the Yakama Nation Tribal Council and Legends Casino Board of Directors. Legends Casino is owned and operated by the Yakama Nation.
  11. In 2013, Wes Studi became only the second Native American to be inducted into the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum's Hall of Great Western Performers.
  12. He has portrayed a number of legendary Indian chiefs such as Geronimo in Geronimo: An American Legend (1993), Red Cloud in Crazy Horse (1996) and Cochise in A Million Ways to Die in the West (2014).
  13. Son-in-law of Jack Albertson & June Wallace Thomson.

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