Michael Douglas

Michael Douglas

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Updated On July 4, 2022

Michael Douglas is a famous actor and producer from Hollywood. Michael Douglas has produced many exemplary works during his career. He has acted in the movies like Wall Street which came in 1987. And, he is also a renowned producer for producing movies like One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest. The actor has also been awarded lots of awards on numerous occasions.

Early life

Michael Douglas was born on 25th September 1944, in New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States of America. This makes him 78 years old as of 2022. His real name is Michael Kirk Douglas. His father’s name is Kirk Douglas. He was an actor himself. And, his mother’s name is Dianna Dill who was an actress too. Further, he has three siblings. They are; Eric Douglas, Joel Douglas, and Peter Douglas.

According to astrology, he has Libra has his zodiac sign. He holds an American nationality and follows Judaism. And, belongs to the Caucasian ethnic group.

Talking about his formal education, he has completed his schooling at Allen-Stevenson school, Eaglebrook school, and Choate Preparatory School. Later, he also went on to the University of California, Santa Barbara for higher education. He also learned drama at the university.

Professional life

Michael Douglas is one of the most accomplished and popular actors in the American movie industry, Hollywood. He has given many stellar performances and acting in his more than four-decade-long career. In his childhood, he had influence by his father. His father too was a very popular actor. Immediately after learning drama at university, he commenced his acting career on television. He has also taken lessons at The American Place Theatre.

Michael Douglas

Caption: A snap from One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (Source: The Guardian)

Later, he also came into movies. His first television show was The Experiment in 1969. It was produced by CBS Playhouse. While, his debut movie was Hail, Hero!, which came in the same year. He became more famous as the cast of the TV series named The Streets of San Francisco.

Some of his other movies are; Summertree, Napoleon and Samantha, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, Falling Down, The Game, The China Syndrome, Romancing the Stone, Wonder Boys, etc. Further, he has also produced movies like One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest. It is one of the best movies ever made in history. The movie went on to win many awards.

Net worth and Achievement

Michael Douglas lives a luxurious life with his family. He has amassed a large sum of fortune from his works in movies. His total net worth is about $300 million USD.

Apart from the material gain, and amassing of the properties, he has also won many awards. He won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1976 for the movie One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest. He also won the Academy Award and Golden Globe Award for best actor for his role in Wall Street.

Personal life

Moving on to his personal and romantic relationship, he is married today. He has tied the knot with Catherine Zeta-Jones. They tied the knot in 2000. Previously, he was married to Diandra Luker. This couple married in 1977, and ultimately, got divorced in 2000. This couple had a son named Cameron.

Caption: Michael Douglas and wife Catherine Zeta-Jones (People )

Further, today he has a son named Dylan Michael, and a daughter named Carys Zeta with Catherine Zeta-Jones. Similarly, Michael Douglas is straight regarding gender choices. And, he does not have any involvement in any kind of controversial moments.

Body measurement and Social media

Michael Douglas is fit, and handsome. The veteran star actor has a height of 5 feet and 10 inches. And, he weighs 73kg. The color of his hair is grey/light brown, and he also has blue-colored eyes. Further, talking about the body measurement, he has not mentioned his exact total body figure.

Michael Douglas is also active in social media. He has a Facebook account under his own name. The account has impressive 5.1 million US dollars. Similarly, his Instagram account @michaelkirkdouglas has 953k followers. And, his Twitter account @KDouglasMichael has more than 6.8k followers.