Mike Myers net worth, height, career, spouse, nationality, movies

Mike Myers net worth, height, career, spouse, nationality, movies

Mike Myers is a television personality remembered for his performance on Saturday Night Live from 1989 to 1995. He is also renowned for being a main cast member in Austin Powers, Wayne's World, and Shrek film franchises. Besides acting, Mr. Myers is a comedian, director, producer, and screenwriter. All these roles have contributed to an immense Mike Myers net worth.

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Actor/director Mike Myers. Photo: Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic
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Appearing in commercials from the age of 2 years, Mike Myers net worth is of interest because he has been active in the entertainment scene ever since. So, what is has his journey been like over the years, and how rich is Mike Myers? Here are the comprehensive details.

Mike Myers profile

  • Full name: Michael John Myers OC
  • Date of birth: 25th May 1963
  • Place of birth: Scarborough, Ontario
  • Zodiac sign: Gemini
  • Mike Myers nationality: Canadian, British, American
  • Ethnicity: White
  • Ancestry: English with some Welsh background (Irish and Scottish descent)
  • Eye colour: dark brown
  • Hair colour: Brown
  • Marital status: Married
  • Children: 3
  • Instagram: @mike_myers_official
  • Occupation: Philanthropist, actor, comedian, director, producer, voice actor, and screenwriter.
  • Famous for: His role on SNL and the voice of Shrek

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Mike Myers biography

Michael John Myers parents were British immigrants, Eric Myers and Alice "Bunny" E. Myers (née Hind), from the Old Swan area of Liverpool, England. His dad was an insurance agent, and the mother was an office supervisor and a veteran of the Royal Air Force. Mike Myers age is 58 years in 2021.

Mike has two older brothers, Paul and Peter. Paul is a musician, and Peter worked for Sears Canada before being laid off in 2017. Mike was raised in suburban Toronto districts of North York and Scarborough. Mike Myers height is 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m).

Education

Myers went to Sir John A. Macdonald Collegiate Institute. Later in 1982, he graduated from Stephen Leacock Collegiate Institute.

Career

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Musician Tom Kaulitz, Actor Mike Myers and Model Heidi Klum. Photo: Craig Barritt/Getty Images for SVEDKA Vodka
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When Michael was ten years old, he made a commercial for British Columbia Hydro. Two years later, he made a guest appearance as Ari on the King of Kensington TV series. When he was 16 years old, Mike became the guest star of The Littlest Hobo TV series Season 1 Episode 10 titled "Boy On Wheels."

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After high school, Mike joined a touring firm known as The Second City Canadian prior to moving to the United Kingdom. In 1985, he co-established The Comedy Store Players group at The Comedy Store, London.

In 1986, Mike partnered with Neil Mullarkey to parody the usual vitality of the British children's TV program Wide Awake Club with his Sound Asleep Club. Later that year, he went back to Toronto as a cast member in The Second City's Toronto main stage show, Second City Theatre.

In 1988, Myers moved to Chicago, where he trained, performed, and taught at the Improv Olympic. He wrote Kurt and Dieter sketch directed by Novak and co-starred Dana Andersen, which later became the popular "Sprockets" sketch on NBC's Saturday Night Live.

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Mike first appeared on SNL on 21st January 21, 1989. Soon, he was one of the show's biggest draws due to his talent for creating oddball characters with memorable catchphrases, becoming the first repertory player added to the show's cast in over two years.

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Mike Myers movies

Myers made his film debut in 1992 when he, together with Dana Carvey, adapted their Wayne's World SNL sketches into Wayne's World feature, followed by Wayne's World 2 in 1993. The same year, he starred in So I Married an Axe Murderer.

He returned to acting in the 1997 film Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery as Austin Powers and Dr. Evil. Mike has appeared in numerous films, TV shows, and music videos for renowned singers Madonna and Britney Spears. Mike Myers TV shows and films over the years include:

  • 1977: Range Ryder and the Calgary Kid as Himself
  • 1998: 54 as Steve Rubell
  • 1999 and 2002: Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me and Austin Powers in Goldmember as Austin Powers and Dr. Evil
  • 2001, 2003, 2004, 2007, and 2010: Shrek franchise
  • 2006: Home documentary as Himself
  • 2008: Inglourious Basterds as British general Ed Fenech
  • 2012: Oscar Etiquette short film as Sir Cecil Worthington
  • 2018: Bohemian Rhapsody
  • 2018: Terminal

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Myers co-wrote, co-produced, and starred in The Love Guru in 2008. After semi-retiring from acting in 2012, he directed the documentary Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon in 2013.

Mike Myers musician, comedian, and writer

Myers was voted among the top 50 comedy acts by fellow comedians and comedy insiders in the 2005 poll to find The Comedian's Comedian. He is a member of the Ming Tea band along with Susanna Hoffs and Matthew Sweet. Myers published Canada, a book about the nation's history and popular culture, in 2016.

Myers was honoured with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 7042 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry. His face was put on a stamp by Canada Post in 2015.

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Inglorious Basterds. Photo: @monikarevesz88
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Mike Myers' wife

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Actor Mike Myers and wife Kelly Tisdale . Photo: Gregg DeGuire/WireImage
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Myers and actress and comedy writer Robin Ruzan met at an ice hockey game in Chicago and dated in the late 1980s. They got married on 22nd May 1993. However, the two divorced in December 2005, without a child.

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The next year, Myers started seeing café owner Kelly Tisdale. Tisdale and Myers got married later in 2010 in a private ceremony held in New York City. Mike Myers kids with Tisdale are three in total- two daughters and one son. Mike Myers spouse and children live with him in Tribeca, New York.

Mike Myers net worth

Mike Myers net worth 2021 is $200 Million, according to Celebrity Net Worth. How did Mike Myers make his money? The multi-talented celebrity makes his money from his acting, producing, screenwriting, comedy, and directing roles.

How much did Mike Myers make from Waynes World? Mike earned $1 million from Wayne's World in 1992.

How much did Mike Myers make from Shrek? Myers made $3 million, $10 million, and $15 millionrom from the first, second, and third Shrek movies, respectively.

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Mike Myers. Photo: @mike_myers_official
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Mike Myers net worth confirms that talent, persistence, determination, and hard work pay. He can afford a luxurious life even after numerous failures that were stepping stones to success. We wish him all the best in his endeavours.

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