Michael John Myers is popularly known as “Mike Myers” is an actor who has appeared on ‘Saturday Night Live’ for six years. He is also a screenwriter, film producer, and comedian who holds a UK citizenship. He is the director of the documentary movie ‘Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon’. He has appeared in the films ‘Wayne’s World’, ‘Inglourious Basterds’, ‘Austin Powers’, and has lent his voice as “Shrek” in the animated film ‘Shrek’. Myers has also appeared in numerous TV shows including ‘It’s Only Rock & Roll’, ‘The Gong Show’, ‘The Littlest Hobo’, and ‘King of Kensington’. The estimated net worth of Mike Myers is $185 million US dollars.
Mike Myers was born in Scarborough, Toronto, Canada on May 25, 1963. He was born to parents Alice E. and Eric Myers. Both his parents were English-born. His mother was an office supervisor who served in the Royal Air Force and his father was an insurance agent. He has two brothers named Peter, an employee in Canada and Paul, an author, songwriter, broadcaster, and singer. Apart from UK citizenship, he also holds US and Canadian citizenship. Myers was raised in Scarborough and North York.
He went to Sir John A. Macdonald Collegiate Institute. In 1982, he completed his graduation from Stephen Leacock Collegiate Institute. He started appearing in commercials from the age of two. When he was ten years old, he appeared in the commercial of British Columbia Hydro. At 12, Myers appeared as a guest on the television series ‘King of Kensington’. In 1985, he co-founded the improvisational group called ‘The Comedy Store Players’ in London. In 1986, he was seen in ‘Wide Awake Club’, British television program.
In May 1993, Mike Myers got married to Robin Ruzan. They divorced in 2005. In 2010, he married Kelly Tisdale, after dating her for four years. They have three children together named Paulina Kathleen, Sunday Molly, and Spike Alan. He is a player of ‘Dungeons & Dragons’.
In 1988, Mike Myers moved to Chicago and used to perform at the Improv Olympic. In the 1980s, he made several appearances in the show called ‘show City Limits’. In 1992, he was seen in the film ‘Wayne’s World’. He was also the co-writer for the film. This was followed by its sequel called ‘Wayne’s World 2’ and ‘So I Married an Axe Murderer’. In 1997, Myers starred in the movie ‘Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery’. A year later, he was seen in ‘54: Steve Rubell’.
This was followed by appearing in the films Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me in 1999 and the 2002’s Austin Powers in Goldmember. He has lent his voice to the main character in the animated film ‘Shrek’. In 2008, he became the co-producer and co-writer of ‘The Love Guru’. Following this, he appeared in Inglourious Basterds by Quentin Tarantino.
In 2013, he became the director of the film ‘Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon’. He appeared in the documentary ‘I Am Chris Farley’ in 2015. In 2017, he appeared on ‘The Gong Show’.
In 1989, Mike Myers won the Emmy Award for Saturday Night Live. He has won 4 ‘American Comedy Awards and 7 MTV Movie Awards. In 2008, he won the ‘Lucille Ball Legacy of Laughter Award’ by TV Land Awards. Other awards won by him include Canadian Comedy Award, Blockbuster Entertainment Award, and Teen Choice Award.
How much is Mike Myers Net Worth in 2017
Mike Myers has successfully appeared in many films and television shows in his career. He has also appeared in British TV shows. He is a member of the band called ‘Ming Tea’. He has appeared in the music video “Boys” by Britney Spears. Mike Myers net worth is an estimated $185 million US dollars as of 2017.
This wealth comes from his acting career. Part of this fortune also comes for being the producer and writer of many films. He has lent his voice in all the Shrek film series. He has appeared in a total of 121 episodes of Saturday Night Live and has also served as its writer.
David Johnston, Governor General conferred Mike Myers with the ‘Officer of the Order of Canada’ in 2017. He has a received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and Canada’s Walk of Fame. He currently lives in New York City.