Michael Barrett is an American cinematographer. He is known for his work on Bobby, Kiss Kiss Bang Bang, and Ted. He rose to fame after the news about his relationship with Anna Faris got out in July 2021.
Table of Biography
The American cinematographer was born Michael Bradley Barrett. His birthdate is 28th May 1970 and his Riverside, California, the United States. Similarly, his age is 52 years old whereas his zodiac sign is Gemini. The cinematographer is an American citizen who has been following the Christian religion. However, there is no further information about the cinematographer’s family, childhood, and many more since he has been keeping a low profile.
As for his educational background, the American cinematographer is a well-educated personality. After completing his primary education, he went to the University of California, in Los Angeles for his further studies. He earned successfully got a Bachelor’s degree in the field of Art. Then, he joined Columbia University in New York City. This time, he got a Master’s degree in the field of Fine Arts in film. He started gaining some interest in the cinemas while he was in high school.
Career and Professional Life
Michael Barrett’s whole career first started in the year 1996 and still is working in the same field. In the year 1992, he got to know the cinematographer, Gabriel Figueroa. They talked about Figueroa’s work for the movie of the year 1947, “La perla”. Suddenly, he considered it to be a critical period in his professional strategies. Then, he went on to complete his studies very well in order to finally start his career. In the year 2001, his first work happened to be the television series, “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation”.
Due to his same work, the American cinematographer received an ASC Award in the following year, 2002. It was for the Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography in the classification of the “Movie of the Week or Pilot (Network)”. He worked for the movies, “Kiss Kiss Bang Bang” in the year 2005 and then in “Bobby” in the year 2006. His work, “Bobby” was nominated for the main contest at the Camerimage Festival in the year 2006. In the year 2008, he went on to be one of the members of judges of the Camerimage Polish Films Competition.
The cinematographer has worked primarily with digital movie cameras since the year 2012. In the same year, he worked on the comedy, “Ted”. As a director of photography, he has worked on the “Super Girl” series. As of now, Barrett is a regular supporter of the ASC (American Society of Cinematographers). He is also a part of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Furthermore, he has worked together with Anna Faris for the remake of the 1980s cult classic, “Overboard” in the year 2012. To this day, the American director has already done forty projects.
Michael has been making an impressive amount of money from his amazing work in the entertainment industry. The recent net worth Barrett is estimated to be between $8 and $10 million. His primary source of income is his professional career as a cinematographer.
On the other side, the net income of his new spouse, Anna Faris is approximately $30 million. Her primary source of income is her acting career. As of now, the American cinematographer has been living a happy and successful life together with his new spouse.
Talking about Michael’s relationship status, he is presently in a marital relationship. He is the spouse of the beautiful actress, Anna Faris. The pair’s romantic relationship from the year 2017 and eventually got engaged on 9th November 2019. Their engagement was later officially announced by the actress in February 2020. In the year 2021, the American couple secretly tied a marital knot in front of their close ones at a courthouse on San Juan Island, Washington. The news about their wedding again was brought out by the actress in July 2021 podcast.
They got to know each other for the first time in the year 2017 while working on the film, “Overboard”. After their first meet, they eventually started dating each other. The couple was found together for the first time that September which was one month after the actress and Pratt declared their divorce. The American cinematographer was previously in a marital relationship with Edele Lynch from the year 2006 to the year 2014. Then, he became the spouse of Natasha Sabrina Sizlo, and together, they are the parents of 2 children.
On the other side, the actress has a son from her earlier relationship with Chris Pratt. They are the parents of their son, Jack who is eight years old. The pair got separated in October 2018 after 8 years of their wedding. After then, Pratt got married to Katherine Schwarzenegger and became the father of their daughter. Likewise, the actress, Faris is also the ex-spouse of the actor, Ben Indra. They were in a marital relationship from 2004 to 2008. Other than this, the American cinematographer has never been in any unwanted rumors and controversies.
As for his physical statistics, the cinematographer must have good health and physical structure. He has an average height of 1.75 or 5 feet 9 inches. Likewise, he has a suitable body weight of about 165.5 lbs or 75 kg. The American director has a pair of light brown eyes and short dark brown hair.
Observing his images on the internet, he seems to have a slim body structure with an amazing personality. Moreover, Michael must have a well-maintained routine and proper diet to follow regularly.
Being a social media personality, the American director does not seem to be active on the social media platform. There indeed are some social media accounts with the name of Michael but they are not his accounts. He is quite famous in the industry but for his work and not his looks.
The director must be very busy with his work which makes him not inactive on such social media platforms. This means that he has been keeping a low profile over the internet. In fact, Barrett is a very private person behind the camera with hardly any images and info about him online.