Michael Douglas (born in 1944) is a famous American actor, producer, author, and T.V. Artist. He has appeared in Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018), and Avengers: Endgame (2019). On December 9, 2019, he celebrated the 103rd birthday of his father Kirk Douglas.
Early Life, Parents, Brothers & Education
Michael Kirk Douglas was born in 1944 (age 75 years, as in 2019) in New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA. Every year he celebrates his birthday on 25 September. His father is Kirk Douglas, who is a legendary actor. Michael is the son of Kirk’s first wife, Diana Dill.
He has a younger brother Joel Douglas. From his father’s second marriage he has 2 step-brothers Peter Douglas and Eric Douglas. In the year 2004 Eric died of a drug overdose.
In the year 1951, his parents got separated after divorce. His mother Dianna dill has also worked in over 50 movies. Michael did his schooling from Eaglebrook School. For higher education, he went to UCSB (University of California, Santa Barbara).
Body Stats, Height, Weight & Appearance
He used to be one of the handsome men of Hollywood. Michael Douglas has a height of 5 feet 10 inches and his weight is around 161 lbs. Even now at the age of 75, he keeps himself maintained and knows how to carry himself.
He has blue eyes just like his father and has brown hair. He is active on social media and regularly shares images from his daily life. He has a great sense of styling which is why he keeps his clothes simple but stylish which makes his appearance impressive.
On August 16, 2010, doctors announced that he has throat cancer which later proved to be a stage VI tongue cancer & that he requires chemotherapy. The main reason for cancer proved to be his abnormal habits of drinking and smoking. Later he got the due treatment. On January 11, 2011, he announced himself to be cancer-free.
Personal Life, Girlfriend, Spouse & Children
Michael has a few girls in his life. First, he dated Brenda Vaccaro whom he met during a shoot. The couple dated each other for almost 6 six years.
In the year 1977, he married the daughter of an Australian diplomat Diandra Luker, who was just 19 years old at that time.
They got blessed with a son who was named Cameron. Later Diandra and Douglas got separated in 1995 and she received a whopping amount of 45 Million USD.
The Welsh actress Catherine Zeta-Jones caught his eyes and they both married each other on November 18, 2000.
Micahel and Diandra started living separately because according to them they want to analyze themselves and focus on their career.
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|Real Full Birth Name||Michael Kirk Douglas.|
|Profession||Actor, Director, Producer, Author.|
|Famous As||An Actor.|
|Age (How old, as of 2019)||75years.|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||25 September 1944.|
|Birthplace/Hometown||New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA|
|Sexuality (Gay or Lesbian)||Straight.|
|House In||New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA.|
|Sun Sign (Zodiac Sign)||Libra.|
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 5' 10".
Meters: 1.78 m.
Pounds: 161 lbs.
|Parents||Father: Kirk Douglas.
Mother: Diana Dill.
|Personal Life Relationship|
|Dating History?||He has dated Brenda Vaccaro|
|Wife||Diandra Luker (1977-1995).
Catherine Zeta-Jones (2000-Present).
|Children||From 1st wife: Cameron.
From 2nd wife: Dylan Michael (son), Carys Zeta (daughter).
|School||Local High School.|
|Alma Mater.||UCSB (University of California, Santa Barbara).|
|Source of Income||Books, Shows, Movies.|
Acting Career, Movies List & Net worth
He started his as a TV actor and has worked in shows like “Playhouse” special, “The Experiment”. IN the 1960’s he started his movie career and started appearing movies like Hail, Adam at 6 PM, Summer Tree, etc.
The boom in his movie career came when he himself produced a romantic adventure movie Romancing the Stone (1984). Then he again produced the sequel of the movie, The Jewel of the Nile. Both of these movies proved to be successful. After that, he worked in movies like:
- Fatal Attraction (1987).
- Wall Street (1987).
- Basic Instinct (1992).
- An-Man (2015).
- The game (1997).
- The War of the Roses (1989).
- Disclosure (1994).
- Behind the Candelabra (2013).
- The American President (1995).
- A perfect Murder (1998).
- Wonder Boys (2000).
- Last Vegas (2013).
- Ant-Man & the Wasp (2018).
- Black Rain (1989).
- Beyond reach (2014).
He has recently appeared in a Netflix comedy series The Kominsky Method.
Throughout his career, he has worked in a lot of movies and shows and earned fame as well as money. He has a net worth of 300 Million USD.
Some Interesting Facts about Michael Douglas
- Michael’s mother is Angelic whereas his father is a Jew.
- He got treated with tongue cancer.
- He used to be a chain smoker which caused him cancer.
- Douglas loves dogs.
- His dog’s name is Figaro.
- He loves to travel.
- The actor loves cars and used to be a member of a hot-rod club at his young age.
- Michael and his wife both celebrate the birthday on the same day (25 September).
- His wife is 25 years younger than him.
- Playing golf is Kirk’s hobby.
- The veteran actor is quite active on his social media account.