How much is Mike Myers worth? $175 Million
How did Mike Myers earn his money and wealth?
Mike Myers is not just a Canadian-American actor, but also a comedian, screenwriter, and film producer, who has got a British citizenship. He is mostly known for his featured performance on Saturday Night Live from 1989 to 1995. He is also popular for his appearance in Wayne’s World, Austin Powers, and Shrek as the title role. Myers was born on May 25, 1963, in Scarborough, Toronto. His parents are of Liverpool origin and he is the youngest of the couple’s children. His brothers are Paul and Peter. He holds multiple citizenships, that being, Canadian, U.S., and British. Myers was raised as a Protestant and his family is reported to have the roots of English, Scottish and Irish ancestry.
He had grown up in suburban Toronto districts as a child. He had attended Sir John A. Macdonald Collegiate Institute and earned his graduation from Stephen Leacock Collegiate Institute in 1982. He is most proficient in observational comedy, satire, black comedy, self-deprecation, cringe comedy and deadpan genres. His roles usually deal with subjects like American culture, American politics, current events, religion, Jewish culture, race relations, and human sexuality.
He was inducted in 2003 into Canada’s Walk of Fame. For his devoted involvement in the motion picture industry, he was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 7042 Hollywood Boulevard. Canada Post posted stamps with his face on them in 2015. His comedic contributions rendered him with the title Officer of the Order of Canada by Governor General David Johnston in 2017.
His role as Wayne Campbell brought major fame home in his Hollywood debut and rendition on the basis of SNL sketch, Wayne’s World. It also earned him an MTV Movie Award for Best On-Screen Duo and a nomination for MTV Movie Award for Best Comedic Performance. He is second Canadian to receive the MTV Generation Award in June 2007, after Jim Carrey in 2006.
His keen and observant nature has led to major developments in the TV and film history. He is also a writer with a panache and has contributed to Hollywood that way as well. Working on up to 3 films in a year, Mike Myers was selected among the top 50 comedy acts ever by fellow comedians in an attempt to find the Comedian’s Comedian.
What are the highest grossing movies of Mike Myers?
- Shrek 2 (2004): $919.8 million
- Shrek The Third (2007): $799.0 million
- Shrek Forever After (2010): $752.6 million
- Shrek (2001): $484.4 million
- Inglourious Basterds (2009):$321.5 million
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