Michael Moore is among the most successful American Documentary filmmaker, activist, and author. He has best been known for being the creator of Fahrenheit 9/11 that holds a distinction of being among the best grossing documentary in American Box Office. Keep on reading to learn more on the net worth of Michael Moore in 2020.
Early Life & Biography
Moore was born in the year 1954 on April 23rd, and his parents were Hellen Veronica and Francis Richard More. His mother was working as a secretary while his father worked as an automotive assembly line worker. He is of Irish, English and Scottish ancestry. When he was growing up, his hometown was the base of many General Motors factories, and it was where his parents and the grandparents lived.
Laverne, his uncle, was among the founders that created United Automobile Workers Union and later joined in Flint Sit Down Strike. He was raised in a Catholic church and schooled at St John’s Elementary School and later transferred to St Paul Seminary in Saginaw, Michigan.
After a while, he would join Davison School where he participated in various drama and debate activities. He set the record as the youngest person to ever get elected to Office in the United States when the minimum age was lowered to 18.
Moore got married to a fil producer, Glynn Kathleen in the year 1991. After twenty-two years in marriage, he filed for a divorce, and their divorce was finalized in 2014. He grew up in the Catholic church, but he is no longer a practicing member.
Career, Awards & Nominations
While he was at the University, he worked for a newspaper there. Later, he went on and created his publication, ‘The Flint Voice’ that was renamed to ‘’The Michigan Voice. He rose to the position of editor of Mother Jones, which was a political magazine and got fired after only four months. In the year 1989, he produced the first documentary, ‘Roger & Me.’ ‘Pets or Meat followed this: Return to Flint,’ and it was a documentary that was based on the previous one that got to be aired on the PBS in the year 1992.
In 1995, he released, ‘Canadian Bacon’, a documentary that was satirical vein and two years later; he worked on ‘The Big One’ that was targeted at those companies that were outsourcing labor to reduce production cost. The next documentary that he worked on was ‘Bowling for the Columbine,’ and it was released in the year 2002. When it got to be released, it became the highest documentary that got to be released commercially.
The most successful documentary that he has ever worked on is ‘Fahrenheit 9/11,’ and it achieved worldwide success. In 2008, he worked n ‘Slacker Uprising’ which was initially referred as Captain Mike Across America. In 2018, he is set to release a documentary that will focus on the Trump Presidency.
Net Worth & Earnings
The net worth of Michael Moore is estimated to be over $60 million. The wealth has been generated from his vast career in the film industry. Moore has worked in multiple films and documentaries that have enjoyed massive financial. The best documentary he has worked on is ‘Fahrenheit 9/11’ and made over $200 million.
Moore has had a very successful career in films. He has released some of the best educative documentaries that have educated very many people on various issues. In his career, he has always tried his best to show things as they are and this is what most mainstream media try to avoid.