Mike Nichols net worth: Mike Nichols was a German-born American television, stage and film director, writer, producer and comedian who had a net worth of $20 million. Mike Nichols was born in Berlin, Germany in 1931 to a Jewish family. In 1938, amid the rising Nazi aggression in 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 became a naturalized citizen of the United States in 1944. Mike is one of a very small group of accomplished people who have won an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony Award. That is also known as an EGOT, as popularized by the sitcom 30 Rock. Nichols won the 1968 Academy Award for Best Director for the film "The Graduate." Mike's 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 was honored at the Lincoln Center Gala Tribute in 1999, the Kennedy Center Honors in 2003, and the AFI Life Achievement Award in 2010. He was been married to Diane Sawyer from 1988 until his death in 2014. Mike Nichols died on November 20, 2014 after suffering from cardiac arrest. He was 83 years old.
Mike Nichols was a German-born American film and theatre director, producer, actor and comedian. He began his career in the 1950s with the improv troupe The Compass Players, predecessor of the Second City in Chicago, and as one half of the comedy duo Nichols and May, along w...
Film director / Film Producer / Theatre Director / Actor / Comedian / Writer
Date of Birth
- November 6, 1931
- Mikhail Igorevich Peschkowsky
- Michael Igor Peschkowsky
- Jewish people
- 5 ft 10 in (1.8 m)
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