Who is Michael J. Fox and what is his net worth 2018? Michael J. Fox is an actor who has been appearing in films and television since the 1970s. He is also an activist, author, and producer. He is best known for portraying the role of “Marty McFly” in ‘Back to the Future’. He has also successfully appeared in ‘Spin City’ on ABC. As an author, Fox has penned three books. He made his movie debut in the 1980 film ‘Midnight Madness’. He has appeared in various television shows including ‘The Michael J. Fox Show’, ‘The Good Wife’, ‘Boston Legal’, ‘Rescue Me’, and ‘Family Ties’
Michael Andrew Fox was born in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada on June 9, 1961. He is the son of William Fox and Phyllis Fox. His father was a police officer and a member of the Canadian Forces. His mother was a payroll clerk and also an actress. Due to his father’s career, his family lived in many cities across Canada.
In 1971, his father retired and the family settled in Vancouver. He went to Burnaby Central Secondary School and appeared in the Canadian TV series ‘Leo and Me’, at the age of 15. He moved to Los Angeles in 1979 for a career in acting. He made his American TV debut in the made-for-TV movie ‘Letters from Frank’.
In July 1988, Fox got married to Tracy Pollan. They have four children named Sam Michael, Aquinnah Kathleen, Schuyler Frances, and Esmé Annabelle. He holds citizenship from both Canada and USA.
In 1980, Michael J. Fox was seen in his debut movie ‘Midnight Madness’. This was followed by appearing in the 1982 film ‘Class of 1984’. In the same year, he appeared as “Alex P. Keaton” in ‘Family Ties’ on NBC. He appeared in the show till 1989. In 1985, he was seen in the film ‘Back to the Future’. In the 1980s, Fox appeared in the film Teen Wolf, Light of Day, The Secret of My Success, Bright Lights, Big City, Casualties of War, and Back to the Future Part II.
In 1990, he appeared in ‘Back to the Future Part III’. He then appeared in the war drama ‘Casualties of War’. In 1993, Fox was seen in Life With Mikey and For Love or Money. In 1996, he starred in Peter Jackson’s ‘The Frighteners’. He has lent his voice to the films ‘Stuart Little’ and its sequel and, also in ‘Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey’, ‘Homeward Bound II: Lost in San Francisco’, and ‘Atlantis: The Lost Empire’.
In 1996, Fox became a cast of ‘Spin City’ as “Mike Flaherty”. He had guest appearances in many series like Scrubs, Ace of Cakes, Curb Your Enthusiasm and Nightcap. In 2013, he was seen in The Michael J. Fox Show. He has also appeared in various documentaries including Being Canadian, Mr. Calzaghe, and Drew: The Man Behind the Poster.
In 2000, Michael J. Fox got a Star on Canada’s Walk of Fame. He got a Star on the Walk of Fame in 2002. He has won the 2010 Grammy Award for ‘Best Spoken Word Album’. Fox has won 4 Golden Globe Awards out of 9 nominations. He won the Screen Actors Guild Awards in 1999 and 2000. He has won 5 Primetime Emmy Awards out of 17 nominations. He has won several other awards and nominations. In 2012, he was conferred with the CSHL Double Helix Medal.
Michael J. Fox Net Worth
Fox has found immense success by appearing in films and television. He has also released three books in his career. His first book entitled “Lucky Man: A Memoir” was released in 2002. Michael J. Fox’s net worth is an estimated $70 million. This fortune comes from his acting career.
In 1995, he was the producer of Coldblooded. He has also served as the executive producer of Otherwise Engaged, Hench at Home, The Michael J. Fox Show, and Spin City. He has also directed the episode of Tales From the Crypt and Brooklyn Bridge. He was the writer and director of the 1986 film ‘The Icemen Hummeth’.
Michael J. Fox has got Parkinson’s disease. He currently lives in Manhattan, New York. He has also appeared in two video games. He has received five honoraries digress from various universities.