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(American Actor)

Michael Rooker is an International award-winning actor who has appeared in Guardian of the Galaxy, The Walking Dead. Michael Rooker is married to Margot Rooker and is the father of two kids.

Relationship Facts of Michael Rooker

Michael Rooker is married to Margot Rooker.
Michael Rooker married on June 22, 1979.
💑 Anniversary in 143 days 💑
He is father of Two(Alynne Rooker and Gillian Rooker).
Michael Rooker is not having an affair with anyone presently.
His sexual orientation is straight.

What is the relationship of Michael Rooker?

Michael Rooker is married to Margot Rooker since June 22, 1979. The couple is blessed with two daughters, Alynne Rooker and Gillian Rooker. And, he currently lives in California with his wife.

Michael has had a successful marriage so far. Since there are not any rumors about the dispute in his personal life and affairs, he must be getting most out of his marriage. The couple has spent a long time with each other.

Who is Michael Rooker?

Michael Rooker is an American actor and director. He is widely popular for his role in Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer, Guardian of the Galaxy, The Walking Dead, and many others.

He is active in Hollywood since 1986 and is still actively making his appearances.

What are the birth facts of Michael Rooker?

Michael Rooker was born on April 6, 1955, in Jasper, Alabama, the U.S. of Anglo-Saxon ancestry.

The identity of his parents and siblings is not known to many of us. But, we know that he has eight brothers and sisters.

When he was 13 years old, his parents divorced. His custody was with his mother. Post-divorce, Michael moved with his mother along with his siblings.

Talking about his childhood, he spent an early age in his hometown. And, later he moved with his mother to Chicago after his parents divorced. And so far, he has not shared many of his childhood memories and details with us.


As regards Michael’s academic qualifications, he attended Goodman Theatre School of Drama. This helped him lighten the way toward success.

Michael Rooker: Professional Life, Career

Michael started his professional career as an actor in 1986. His debut movie Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer rose him to fame as it received huge success. The storyline of this movie was based on the confession of Henry Lee Lucas.

Michael Rooker
Caption: Michael Rooker and Emily (Source: Zimbio)

Following a dream debut, Michael was quickly able to make frequent appearances in the movies and television series.

He starred in many numbers of movies including, Slither, Cliffhanger, Days of Thunder, Tombstone, The 6th Day, Eight Men Out, Super, Hypothermia, Mississippi Burning, and several others.

In addition, he has appeared in Crime Story, The Walking Dead, CSI, Chuck, Law & Order, Psych, Archer, and many others. His role as Merle Dixon in The Walking Dead was highly popular and received numerous appreciation.

Not only acting he has also got the experience of directing and producing. In 2012, he directed the movie The Lost Episode.

He has also provided his voice in the games including, Call of Duty: Black Ops, Days of Thunder, The Walking Dead: Survival Instincts, and The Chronicles of Riddick: Escape from Bucher Bay. And, he holds a black belt in karate.

Achievements, Awards

For his role in The Walking Dead, he received Satellite Award for Best Cast in 2012. In addition, he has the Golden Space Needle Award and Fantasporto Award under his name.

Michael Rooker: Salary, Net Worth

As the result of a successful career, Michael has increased his net worth to $2 million as of 2017. In 2022, his net worth has increased to $4 million. And, he is still increasing it.

Is Michael Rooker involved in any rumors and controversies?

Despite being a celebrity, he has maintained a fair distance from controversies. Also, there are no rumors about his personal and professional life as of now.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight

Michael Rooker is 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighs about 86 Kg. Also, he wears shoes size 10 and a dress size 10. Furthermore, he has blue eyes and grey hair.

Social Media Profile

Michael is active on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. He has more than 863K followers on Instagram. In addition, he has over 1.4M followers on Facebook and more than 38.4K followers on Twitter.


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