Michael Darby

Michael Darby

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Updated On June 8, 2022
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Michael Darby is a popular Australian-American real estate mogul. Michael Darby served in the position of Principal. He is widely famous as the husband of Ashley Darby.

Early life and Education

On July 29, 1959, Michael John Darby was born in Australia. As of now, he is already 62 years old and his zodiac sign is Scorpio. In addition, the details like parents, siblings, and more are still undercover.

Talking about his educational background, he accumulated a degree in Construction Engineering and Business Development from the University of Melbourne. Later, he began his career as a general contractor.


Michael Darby is the principal and co-founder of Monument Realty which is located in Washington, D.C. Additionally, it has developed more than 6.5 million square feet of real estate. And, it also includes Columbia Center, Half Street, Franklin Square North. For a quarter of a century, he has been active in the Washington region’s construction. Also, he was active in the development industry. Moreover, he was formerly a vice president for Alkridge. He directed development projects, during the time he worked at CarrAmerica. Therefore, it includes the Southern Railway Building and the Willard Hotel.

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Caption: Michael Darby’s wife with Real Housewives cast. Source: Instagram

In Australia, his career actually started and he has served on the Board of the DC Building Industry Association. Similarly, he is featured on the Bravo reality television series The Real Housewives of Potomac. He is also known as the husband of reality tv star Ashley Darby. Previously, she worked as a bartender to support her family financially. But, she was very passionate about fashion and entertainment since she was a very young age. In addition, she then put all her determination and enter the pageant competition.

More about career

In the year 2011, she finally won the title and also became Miss District of Columbia. Later on, she also participated in the Miss America Pageant. Unfortunately, she couldn’t win the title but, she got a scholarship. Moreover, she successfully won a scholarship of $5000. Besides, she also got the John Curran Non-Finalist Interview Award. Similarly, she took part in Bravo’s Television reality show Real Housewives of Potomac, in 2016. Then after she started getting fame and got her career’s biggest breakthrough. Furthermore, she was one of the six casts which bring her to the limelight.

Moving on, she then opens her restaurant named OZ in Arlington, Virginia. Therefore, her restaurant became an authentic Australian dining place. Besides that, she is also a yoga guide. But, undoubtedly, he with his celebrity wife is living a lavish and luxurious life. Likewise, his wife has maintained his celebrity profile. Ashley is a widely known television personality. And, through her profession and has been earning a hefty amount of money throughout. The estimated net worth of Ashley Darby is $6 million.

Personal life

On May 15, 2014, Michael Darby tied the wedding knot with television personality Ashley Darby. His wife is a television personality who appears on the show Real Housewives of Potomac. He proposed to his partner over the River Hudson in the year 2012 after dating for almost 4 years, they parted ways. Unfortunately, Ashley announced her separation and started living separately in February 2017.

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Caption: Michael Darby with his family. Source: Instagram

Thus, the reason behind their separation was the age gap and the difference dispute between them. In addition, he and his wife have 29 years gap between them. However, they were later seen together after sorting out the differences between them in 2017. As of now, after sorting everything, they have been living happily together. Also, in July 2019, they welcomed their first son named Dean Michael. Similarly, they are blessed with a son Dylan Michael on March 2, 2021.

Talking about his past relationship, he and his ex-wife had been married for two decades before divorcing in 2010.

Body measurement and Social media

Michael Darby is good-looking and handsome. Thus, he has preferred not to reveal any data related to his body measurement. But he has greyish-white hair color and blue pairs of eyes. Moreover, Michael is not active on any social media sites.