Michael Keaton is a renowned American actor, director as well as a producer. His popularity is mainly known from his performance in which he was featured in a movie known as Birdman. He is multiple versatile actors in which he has been seen to be doing very well in different roles such as comedic roles, dramatic roles, as well as romantic roles. In addition to this, he has also been featured in some action thriller movies. Having got his love for acting at a very young age, he has had much success followed by this. Today, let’s have a close look at the net worth of Michael Keaton in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Michael Keaton was born on 5th September in the year 1951 in Robinson Township in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania. He was born to his parents by the name Leona Elizabeth his mother who was a homemaker and his father by the name George A. Douglas who was a surveyor as well as a civil engineer. He has six siblings; three brothers and three sisters.
Michael joined Montour High School which is located in Pennsylvania after which he did his studies on speech in two years in Kent State. He, however, dropped from Kent before completing the studies and then joined Pittsburgh. In his early days as well as in his school days, he would use to entertain his classmates and friends through the use of humorous skits.
Michael Keaton tied knots with Caroline McWilliams in the year 1982 who was an actress. They have one son by the name of Sean Douglas, and this couple separated in the year 1990. He has also been in some other relationships such as relationships with Rachel Ryan, Michelle Pfeiffer, Audra Lynn, and Courteney Cox.
Career, Awards & Nominations
Michael Keaton began through trying to be a stand-up comedian though this failed in which he then became a television cameraman in a TV station known as WQED TV in which he learned that he loved working in front of the cameras. Following this, he then began to get auditions on some television roles which resulted in him being featured in the Pittsburgh public television programs. In this, he was featured in programs such as Mister Rogers, Where the Heart Is, Flying Zookeeni Brothers and Neighborhood.
On the success of his acting, he then began getting popularity which led him in moving to Los Angeles to get more opportunities for his career. This saw him get much improvement through which his comedic roles were very successful hence he featured in shows such as The Mary Tyler Moore Hour and Maude and it is in this time that he then changed his surname to Keaton to avoid being confused by the present person known as Michael Douglas.
This was then followed by much success in which he was featured in films such as Rabbit Test, Working Stiffs, Mr. Mom, Gung Ho, Johnny Dangerously among many others. Great breakthrough came in 1988 in horror comedy known as Beetlejuice by playing the role of Tim Burton’s. This followed many other films such as Batman, Pacific Heights, My Life, One Good Cop, The Paper, Much Ado About Nothing, Jack Frost and the Paper among many others till the present day. Following his success, he has won many awards as well as having had many nominations influenced by his wonderful performances.
Net Worth & Earnings
Michael Keaton has an estimated net worth of $18 Million. This comes from the fortunate earnings he makes through his acting roles which have been successful all through his career life. On his acting life, he earned around $100 thousand in the Game 6 movie as his salary as well as $5 million in Batman. In addition to this, he also has been a director as well as producers in other movies.
Being a very talented actor, he has been seen to take good shape in the film industry from which he has proved of his skills in his career. In fact, he even was once defined to be the wrong person on the role of one film though he proved his critics wrong by giving the best and making the movie a hit.