Mike Nichols net worth: Mike Nichols in a German-born American television, stage and film director, writer, producer and comedian who has a net worth of $15 million. Mike Nichols was born in Berlin, Germany in 1931 to a Jewish family and in 1938 when the Nazis were making their move on Berlin, Mike and his younger brother were sent alone to the U.S., where their father had fled months earlier. Mike's mother joined them in the U.S. in 1940. Mike Nichols became a naturalized citizen of the United States in 1944 Mike Nichols is one of a very small group of accomplished people who have won an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony Award. Mike Nichols won the 1968 Academy Award for Best Director for the film "The Graduate". Mike Nichols other well known films include "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf", "Carnal Knowledge", "Silkwood", "Working Girl", as well as the original theatre productions of "Barefoot in the Park", "The Odd Couple", and "Spamalot". Mike Nichols was honored at the Lincoln Center Gala Tribute in 1999, the Kennedy Center Honors in 2003, and the AFI Life Achievement Award in 2010. Mike Nichols has been married to Diane Sawyer since 1988.