Mike Myers Net Worth
|Popular Name:||Mike Myers|
Michael John Myers
|Birth Date:||25 May 1963|
Scarborough, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Robin Ruzan (m. 1993, div. 2006)
Kelly Tisdale (m. 2010)
|Profession:||Actor, Director, Comedian, Screenwriter, Producer|
|Years active:||1973 Till Date|
|Net Worth:||$200 Million|
Mike Myers is a versatile Canadian actor, comedian, screenwriter, director, and producer. He is best known for his performances in the ‘Austin Powers’ film series which brought him immense success and worldwide acclaim. Born to British parents in Ontario, Canada, Mike Myers started working in the entertainment world as a child. By the time he was eight years of age, he had appeared in several television commercials. He began appearing on television shows in Canada once he graduated from high school, and eventually joined a comedy group in Chicago known as ‘Second City Theatre’. He soon debuted as an actor in the comedy movie ‘Wayne’s World’, and moved on to star in his first ‘Austin Power’ film titled ‘Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery’. He is also the voice behind a character in the ‘Shrek’ film series. Asides being an actor, Myers is also a footballer and a ‘Dungeons & Dragons’ player. Here’s all that is available on Mike Myers biography, career, and meteoric rise to stardom.
Mike Myers’ Early Life
Michael John Myers was born to Eric and Alice Myers in Scarborough, Ontario, Canada on May 25, 1963. His father, a World War II veteran, worked as an insurance agent, while his mother, a veteran of the Royal Air Force worked as an office supervisor. He has two brothers named Peter and Paul, with the latter being an indie rock singer-songwriter.
Mike attended the Bishopbriggs Academy (which has been renamed Sir John A. Macdonald Collegiate Institute) in Scarborough, Ontario. He graduated from Stephen Leacock Collegiate Institute in Ontario.
He started featuring in commercials from an early age of eight. By the time he was aged ten, he had already been a part of an ad for British Columbia Hydro Electric.
In 1982, he became a member of an improvisational comedy group in Chicago known as ‘Second City Theatre’. He also went on a tour with comedian Neil Mullarkey to Britain before deciding to focus on his own profession.
Mike Myers’ Career
It can be said that Mike’s career started when he started appearing in television commercials was a two-year old. He became a star in the eyes of many even as a baby, and continued on that part into his teenage stage where he did several commercials including one for British Columbia Hydro Electric. He had his opportunity to perform on ‘Saturday Night Live,’ and stole the hearts of many on the show and quickly became a favorite of the audience. After his well-received performance on the ‘Saturday Night Live’, Mike Myers bagged his role in the film ‘Wayne’s World’, which turned out to be a successful project that earned on to establish the actor as a sought-after name in the industry. He bagged many more roles after the film proved to be a commercial success, and all of these involvements are responsible for Mike Myers net worth. He is best known for his performances in the ‘Austin Powers’ film series which brought him immense success and worldwide acclaim
Mike Myers’ voice was used for the highly successful animated movie ‘Shrek’ and its sequels. It has been reported by many sources that successful film earned Mike a big fortune. His stunning performances have made sure that he receives a lot of attention as an actor and comedian. He has been awarded severally, and continues to be a very popular personality.
Mike Myers’ Movies
- Inglourious Basterds (2009)
- Wayne’s World (1992)
- Mystery, Alaska (1999)
- Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (1999)
- Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002)
- Wayne’s World 2 (1993)
- Terminal (2018)
Awards & Achievements
For his works and efforts in films, Mike Myers has received many awards in his lifetime. He has won awards such as Teen Choice Awards, Kid’s Choice Awards, MTV Movie Awards, Hollywood Film Awards, and the Gold Derby Award. His awards and recognition have come from his thriving career as an actor, director and producer.
Personal Life & Family
Myers and his girlfriend Robin Ruzan married in 1993. In 2005, the couple filed for divorce and their marriage was terminated after twelve long years. In 2010, he got married for the second time in his life. This time, he married Kelly Tisdale with whom he has three children.
Asides being an actor, Myers is also a passionate football lover and player. He once played for the celebrity team ‘Hollywood United F.C. and also in the ‘Soccer Aid for UNICEF UK’ football match in 2010.
This 57 year old Canadian comedian and film actor is known for his trademark way of wearing underpants in his movies. He has Canadian, United States, and British citizenships. He is 173cm tall and has a weight of 74kg.
Mike Myers Net Worth
Myers is a versatile actor, comedian, writer, producer and director. These roles have helped him earn a befitting wealth from the entertainment industry which he became a part of since he was two years old. He has spent most of his lifetime acting in and making commercials and films. He definitely bags a good pay for all his works owing to his level of experience and skill sets.
Mike Myers is world-famous and rich today after trying his hand in acting, directing, and writing. He excelled in all fields he ventured into, and can be applauded for gaining his wealth and fame through dedication and consistency. His salary for the 1992 movie ‘Wayne’s World’ was $1 million, and he earned slightly more than three times that amount for the sequel of the movie. For the first ‘Austin Powers’ movie, he was paid around $3.5 million, and then bagged $10 million for the second installment, and $15 million for the third and fourth installments.
Mike Myers net worth in 2020 is $200 million. His wealth allows him own many properties and also afford almost anything he fancies. He owns an 8-acre lake-front home in Vermont that is worth $1.65 million. He owns a house in New York City’s SoHo neighborhood that is now valued at $17 million.