Michael Cera is a Canadian actor born in Ontario, Canada on June 7, 1988 with a net worth of $20 million. Cera attended public school until ninth grade, when he dropped out to pursue acting. He completed high school by correspondence. His first role was an unpaid appearance in a Tim Hortons commercial, which eventually led to a Pillsbury commercial with his first speaking role, where he poked the Pillsbury Doughboy. His career started when he was cast in a Canadian television series I Was a Sixth Grade Alien in 1999. In 2002, he was cast in Confessions of a Dangerous Mind, and also lent his voice to The Berenstain Bears and cartoon Braceface.
He then played George Michael Bluth in the award-winning television series Arrested Development before it was cancelled three seasons later. In 2005 he won his first award for the short film "Darling Darling." He won the award for Best Actor at the San Gio Festival in Verona, Italy. In 2006, Cera created and starred in a parody of Impossible is Nothing, a resume created by Aleksey Vayner. That same year he guest starred in an episode of Veronica Mars, and the Adult Swim series Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!
In 2007, Michael Cera along with best friend Clark Duke wrote and starred in a webshow, which later signed a deal with CBS as a short comedy show, Clark and Michael. In August of 2007, Cera starred in Superbad with Jonah Hill, a film written by Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg. He hosted Saturday Night Live on strike, a live version of SNL while the writers were on strike. Also in 2007, Cera had another big break with his role in the film Juno. For both his films that year, Cerawon the Breakthrough Artist in the Austin Film Critics Association Awards. He then starred in the independent film Paper Heart in 2009, and Year One alongside Jack Black later that year. The same year he appeared in McSweeney's Quarterly and Youth in Revolt.