Famous American Actor and Producer, Michael Douglas has given various types of hit movies and different genres. He has received a number of awards and accolades for his work. He has received three consecutive Emmy Awards nominations till now. He has been a famous person, and that’s why you should more about his life. If you are interested in knowing about biography, career and net worth of Michael Douglas in 2018, then you can read this article.
Early Life & Biography
He was born on, in New Brunswick, New Jersey. He took birth in a Jewish family, and his mother was Anglican, and his cousin is the bishop of Established Anglican Church of Bermuda. He was the first child of actors Kirk Douglas and Diana Dill. His parents met at the American Academy of Dramatic arts and got married to each other.
He attended The Allen Stevenson School in New York City, and then he also went to Eaglebrook School in Deerfield, Massachusetts. He also attended The Choate Preparatory School in Wallingford, Connecticut. He has completed his B.A. in drama from the University of California, Santa Barbara in the year 1968. Michael studied acting at The American Place Theatre in New York City.
After the year 1971, Douglas started dating actress Brenda Vaccaro, and their relationship worked for six years only. In March 1977, he got married to 19 years old Diandra Luker who is the daughter of an Austrian Diplomat. Both of them had a son named Cameron who was born in the year 1978. In the year 1995, she filed for divorce and was awarded around $45 million for a divorce settlement.
He got married to Catherine Zeta-Jones who was an actress and marriage took place on 18th November in the year 2000. Both of them were born on 25th September but had 25 years of age difference. They have two children named Dylan Michael and Carys Zeta. They started living separately in the year 2013, but they reconciled in the same year and started living in their New York apartment.
Career, Awards & Nominations
Michael started his career as an actor and then he gave awesome films back to back. Within some years, he began producing movies after which he became able to earn huge among of money with it. He is considered as one of the finest actors and directors both in the Hollywood industry. Michael has won several awards in his career for his awesome roles in films. His is life is an inspiration for everyone.
Net Worth & Earnings
The net worth of Michael Douglas is around $330 million which he has earned by working hard and with full dedication. At first, he earned money through his acting and then he continued to earn money with Producer. He gained a lot of recognition in his career with his acting and production. He has also won many awards along with his wealth accumulation.
He was selected as a recipient of Genesis Prize in the year 2015. Genesis Prize foundation awarded him around $1 million. He planned to donate the prize money to activities designed by raise awareness. He also supports the movement and speaks about woman harassment during their work. He had got a serious skiing accident in the year 1980. He had to go through for thirty days of treatment for alcohol and drug addiction. He suffered from throat cancer, and it was revealed on 16th August in the year 2010. In the year 2011, his tumor was gone, but he had to go through a sophisticated treatment because of which he lost 14 kg of weight.