Michael Chiklis Biography

(Actor)

Who is Michael Chiklis wife?

On June 21, 1992, he got married to Michelle Epstein. They are in a healthy relationship.

They shared two daughters, Autumn( born on October 9, 1993), an American actor and writer, and Odessa (born on March 26, 1999).

Relationship Facts of Michael Chiklis

  • Michael Chiklis is married to Michelle Epstein.
  • Michael Chiklis married on June 21, 1992.
  • ūüíĎ Anniversary in 352 days ūüíĎ
  • He is father of 2.
  • Michael Chiklis is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • His sexual orientation is straight.

Who is Michael Chiklis?

Michael Chiklis is a famous actor, director, producer, and musician from America.

He is well known for featuring in the FX police drama, The Shield for playing the role of Detective Vic Mackey. 

He has been featured in many tv series and films. Recently, he appeared in the American sports drama Winning Time as the Main lead.

Michael Chiklis: Age, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity, Education

Michael Chiklis was born on August 30, 1963, in Lowell, Massachusetts. As of 2022, he is 58 years old.

He holds an American nationality and belongs to the Caucasian ethnicity. He is fluent in speaking Spanish.

According to the astrologist’s birth chart, his sun sign is Virgo. His birth name is Michael Charles Chiklis.¬†

He was born to her mother, Katherine, a hospital administrative assistant, and his father, Charlie Chiklis, owner of a hair/beauty salon.

Adding up more info,¬†His father is a second-generation Greek American, and Greek¬†and¬†Irish are his mother’s descent.

Education Qualification

There is no precise info about his educational background, but it seems like he completed and earned his bachelor’s degree from Private School.

Michael Chiklis: Profession life, Career

He moved to Brooklyn, New York to start his career as an actor. His debut film was Wired, a biographical film of a comedian portraying the cast of John Belushi.

Films

Michael Chiklis has appeared in numerous films. After playing the role of John Belushi he earned his name fame and impressed all his fans and director with his work.

Later on, in 1990 he appeared in The Rain Killer as Reese. Especially, he has appeared in crime, thriller, and science fiction films including

  • Taxman(1998) as Andre Rubakov,
  • Soldier(1998) as Jimmy Pig,
  • Do Not Disturb(1999) as Hartman,
  • Fantastic Four(2005) as Ben Grimm,
  • Eaglt Eyes(2008) as George Casllister,
  • Parker(2013) as Melander,
  • 10 Minutes Gone(2019) as Frank
  • Hubie Halloween(2020) as Father Dave.
  • Also, he has reprised the role of Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer¬†(2007)

Not only that, Michael Chiklis voiced several characters in Japanese animated fantasy Films like Spirited Away(2001) as Chihiro’s father’s voice, The Adventures of Tom Thumb, and Thumbelina(2002) as King Webster, The legend of Secret Pass(2008) as Calabar voice and Mutafukaz(2018) as Crocodile voice.

In addition, his sports drama films include, Body and Soul as Tiny O Toole, When the Game Stands Tall as Terry Eidson

Televisions series

Besides this, Michael Chiklis has guest-starred in numerous popular television series like Miami Vice, B.L. Stryker, Wiseguy, L.A. Law, Murphy Brown, and Seinfeld. 

In 1989, he played in more than 3 films Miami Vice (1989) is his famous television series portraying the cast of Jeffrey Whitehead.

Likewise, his other famous works include Murphy Brown (1990) as Tony Rocket, L. A Law(1990-1991) as Jimmy Hoffs, Daddio(2000) as Chris Woods, The shield(2002-20008) as Vic Mackey, No Ordinary Family(2010-2011) as Jim  Powell, Gotham(2015-2017) as Captain Nathaniel Barnes.

Recently, Michael Chiklis appeared in Winning Time playing the role of Red Auerbach.

As a Musician

Michael Chiklis is a musician also. He is famous for playing drums and vocals as well as for playing guitar and bass. He is a fellow of several bands such as The Surgeon General, Best Kept Secret, and Double Talk.

He has produced films through his own production company, Extravaganza.

In September 2016, his solo album was released INFLUENCER at his own studio.

Michael Chiklis has released his first single with his band¬† “Till I Come Home”,¬† Also, MCB’s Prior other single is, “Make Me High”.

Awards and Nominations

YearAwardTV Series/Drama
2002Primetime Emmy AwardOutstanding Lead Actor
2003Golden Globe AwardBest Actor-Television series
2003Satellite AwardBest Actor- Television series
2004Satellite AwardBest Actor- Television series

Michael Chiklis: Net worth, Salary

Talking about his personal earnings, as of 2022, his net worth is approximately $14 million. His main source of income is his profession as an actor.

In addition, he earned $125 thousand per Episode.

Rumors, Controversy

Michael Chiklis told, Lary King that he didn’t enjoy working on the show¬†American Horror Story: Freak Show, “That was one of the darkest years of my career”.

Body features, Height, Weight

Michael Chiklis is a Handsome man, whose height stands at 5 feet 9 inches and weight of 80 kg. His exact body measurements are under review.

Moreover, he is bald with pairs of pretty green eyes.

Social media

Moving on to Michael Chiklis’s social networking sites, As of 2022, his official Instagram account has more than 73.1k followers with 304 Following under the user name @michaelchiklis.¬†¬†

Likewise, his verified Twitter account has 115.1K Followers with 1197 Following as @Michael Chiklis, and his Facebook page has 186K Followers with 254 Following under the user name @Michael Chiklis.

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