Michael Keaton Net Worth
Michael Keaton net worth: Michael Keaton is an American actor who has a net worth of $40 million. Michael Keaton has appeared in dozens of extremely popular and successful films over a career that has spanned several decades. He is probably most famous for playing the role of Bruce Wayne/Batman in the 1989 film Batman and the 1992 sequel Batman Returns. In 2014 he won a Golden Globe for his role in Birdman. That role also earned him an Oscar nomination for Best Actor.
Michael Keaton was born in Coraopolis Pennsylvania on September 5th, 1951. He briefly studied at Kent State university but left before graduating to pursue a career in television back in Pittsburgh. One of Keaton's earliest breaks into the entertainment industry was on the show Mister Rodgers' Neighborhood where he was a production assistant and occasionally appeared as a "Flying Zucchini" brother.
Eventually Keaton made the move to Los Angeles where he landed small parts on popular television shows like Maude and The Mary Tyler Moore Hour. Keaton's career took a major jump when he moved into the wold of films, scoring roles in movies like Night Shift (1982), Mr. Mom (1982), Gung Ho (1986) and Beetlejuice (1988).
It was on Beetlejuice where Michael first worked with director Tim Burton. When Burton was hired to direct a film version of Batman, he insisted that Keaton be offered the lead, against the studio's wishes. Burton won out and cast Keaton in what would be a career making role in 1989's Batman. The movie went on to become a smash hit, earning more than $400 million at the box office. Keaton returned to the part with 1992's Batman Returns.
Batman Salaries: Keaton earned $5 million to star in his first Batman. That's the same as earning around $10 million today after adjusting for inflation. For the 1992 sequel he earned $11 million, which is the same as earning around $20 million today. Warner Bros. was desperate to keep Keaton for a third installment and went so far as to offer him what would have been a then-unheard of $15 million, he declined. That would have been the same as earning around $28 million today.
Personal Life: Michael was married to actress Caroline McWilliams from 1982 to 1990. They had one child together, a son named Sean who was born in 1983. He then dated actress Courteney Cox from 1989 to 1995.
Real Estate: In 1989 Michael spent $1.5 million on a home near Santa Barbara, California. He sold this house in 2011 for $3.1 million. In 2016 he bought a new property near Santa Barbara for $5 million. He listed this property, a 20-acre ranch estate in the town of Summerland, California, for $8.72 million in 2018.
In 1987 he spent $1.3 million on a large home in LA's Pacific Palisades neighborhood. He still owns this home today.
Outside of California Keaton owns a 1,000+ acre ranch in Montana. His Montana neighbors (very distant) include fellow celebrities Huey Lewis, Tom Brokaw and David Letterman.
|Net Worth:||$40 Million|
|Date of Birth:||Sep 5, 1951 (68 years old)|
|Height:||5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)|
|Profession:||Actor, Dancer, Singer, Comedian, Voice Actor|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
Michael Keaton Earnings
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