Michael Francis Moore is a renowned American documentary filmmaker and author born April 23, 1954, in Flint, Michigan, United States. Michael is best known for his work on globalization and capitalism. He has been labeled a left-wing documentary filmmaker] and left-wing political activist. He has been involved in various film and documentaries, such as Bowling for Columbine, for which he won an Academy Award in 2002.
- 1 Quick Biography
- 2 Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
- 3 Education, School/College University
- 4 Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion & Political Views
- 5 Married, Relationship, Dating, Affair, Girlfriend, Wife, Children
- 6 Professional Life and Career
- 7 Awards & Nominations
- 8 Michael Moore Net Worth, Income & Salary In 2020
- 9 Rumors and Controversy/Scandal
- 10 Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.
Michael Francis Moore was born in Flint, Michigan to Francis Richard and Helen Veronica Moore on the 23rd of April 1954. He attended Davison High School before joining the University of Michigan. Moore dropped out of the university in 1976 and started working for the radical weekly newspaper, The Flint Voice, which he edited for ten years. In addition, Moore has been involved in various films winning several awards in the process. Michael has also established himself as an author.
|Full Name/Real Name:||Michael Francis Moore|
|Age:||66 years old|
|Birth Date:||April 23rd, 1954|
|Birth Place:||Flint, Michigan|
|Parents:||Francis Richard and Helen Veronica Moore|
|Spouse:||Kathleen Glynn (1991–2014)|
|Profession:||Documentary filmmaker and author|
|Net Worth in 2020:||$55 million|
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
Having been born on the 23rd of April 1954, Michael is currently 66 years old. Michael stands at 1.82 meters tall with a bodyweight of approximately 95 kilograms. In addition, Michael has a shoe size of 11 (US) and has dark brown hair and green colored eyes.
Education, School/College University
Michael Moore grew up in a devout Catholic family. As a result of this, Moore attended Catholic primary and middle school. Moore also attended Davison High School, where he started writing before joining the University of Michigan. Moore dropped out of the university in 1976 and started working for the radical weekly newspaper, The Flint Voice, which he edited for ten years.
Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion & Political Views
Michael Francis Moore’s parents were Richard Moore and Helen Veronica. His father worked on an auto assembly line while his mother was a secretary. Michael is an American citizen with a mixed Irish, English, and Scottish ancestry. At present, Michael Moore is a registered independent and is very liberal.
Married, Relationship, Dating, Affair, Girlfriend, Wife, Children
Michael Moore married film producer Kathleen Glynn on October 19, 1991, who was also his business partner and a producer on such films as Bowling for Columbine and Fahrenheit 9/11. On June 17, 2013, Michael filed for divorce, which was finalized on July 22, 2014. Michael Moore has a daughter named Natalie Moore.
|Marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorced):||Divorced|
|When did he get married? (married date):||19th October 1991|
|Does he have any relationship affair?||No|
|Is Michael Moore Gay?||No|
|Wife/Spouse? (name):||Kathleen Glynn (1991–2014)|
Professional Life and Career
Michael Moore began his writing career as a weekly newspaper writer for The Flint Voice. He soon became its editor. Michel is also credited for expanding the coverage and popularity of the newspaper, The Michigan Voice. In his career, Michael took up sensitive subjects that no other newspaper even thought of publishing at that time, and that caught the attention of the publisher of the magazine, Mother Jones, who offered him a job as the managing editor.
Moore also ventured into documentary films and came up with ‘Roger & Me’ in 1989. As a follow up to this, in 1992, Moore came up with a sequel to this film in 1992 titled ‘Pets or Meat: The Return to Flint.’ In 1994, Moore hosted his political comedy show, ‘TV Nation,’ that featured weekly voting polls.
In addition, with the help of his wife at the time, Moore chronicled his experiences with the show in a book titled ‘Adventures in TV Nation and the novel ‘Downsize This! Random Threats from an Unarmed American’. Moore has been involved in various films, including Canadian Bacon, Bowling for Columbine, Fahrenheit 9/11and Sicko.
Awards & Nominations
In the course of his career, Michael Moore has been able to collect various accolades. They include Palme d’Or (Fahrenheit 9/11) in 2004, Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature (Bowling for Columbine) in 2003, César Award for Best Foreign Film (Bowling for Columbine) in 2003, Gotham Independent Film Award for Best Documentary (Sicko) in 2007, Independent Spirit Award for Best Documentary Feature (Bowling for Columbine) in 2003, Writers Guild of America Award for Best Original Screenplay (Bowling for Columbine) in 2003, Bodil Award for Best American Film (Bowling for Columbine) 2004 and Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Informational Series (TV Nation) back in 1995.
Michael Moore Net Worth, Income & Salary In 2020
As a result of his endeavors, Michael Moore’s net worth as of August 2020 is estimated at $55 million.
Rumors and Controversy/Scandal
Apart from his divorce, Michael Moore has managed to avoid controversies in his private life. His works, however, have drawn mixed reactions in the public domain. For instance, the film Fahrenheit 9/11 took a critical look at the presidency of George W. Bush and the War on Terror.
Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.
Michael Moore Facebook page has around 2,340,030 fan likes, and his Twitter account has around 6 million followers. On Instagram account, Michael Moore has around 561,000 followers, while on YouTube, Michael Moore has around 2.2 million subscribers.
Michael Moore has managed to cut a niche for himself in the entertainment industry since 1976. Michael’s ability to tackle issues that other players within the industry shied away from has been one of the contributory factors to his success.