Michael Caine is a United Kingdom-based actor, producer, and author. He has been appearing on TV since the 1960s and has made more than 160 movie appearances including the new ones. Michael Caine has won 2 Oscar Awards. Here is a quick summary of Michael Caine’s net worth in 2018, career and earnings.
Michael Caine Early Life
Maurice Joseph Micklewhite Jr. was born on March 14, 1933, in Rotherhithe, London, United Kingdom. His father Maurice Joseph Micklewhite was a porter, and his mother Ellen Maria Burchell died in 1989. Michael Caine was in the Evacuations of civilians in Britain during World War 2. His brother, actor Stanley Caine died in 2013. Michael’s stepbrother David Burchell died in 1992.
Michael Caine studied at the Hackney Downs School and then moved to the Wilson’s School. He got called up to serve for the British Army in 1952; he was in the British Army of the Rhine before the Korean War.
Michael Caine was first married to the actress Patricia Haines who died in 1977. They were married from 1955 – 1962. Michael and Patricia gave birth to 1 daughter, her name is Dominique Caine, and she was born in 1956.
Michael Caine has been married to the actress Shakira Caine since 1973. Michael and Shakira gave birth to 1 daughter, Natasha Caine.
Michael Caine Career
Michael Caine’s first major breakthrough career success was in a 1964 drama war movie titled “Zulu.” He had several guest and minor appearances before that. Michael Caine had a great performance in the 1969 “The Italian Job” movie.
Michael Caine’s first high grossing movie was the horror thriller “Jaws: The Revenge.” He played Victor Melling character in the 2000 action comedy movie “Miss Congeniality,” and it is one of the most successful performances by him. Another high grossing movie that he had a great appearance in is the spy action comedy “Austin Powers in Goldmember,” which stars Mike Myers and features Beyoncé, Britney Spears, Seth Green, and many other actors.
Michael Caine’s 2017 – 2018 movies including a comedy crime titled “Going in Style,” an action drama titled “Dunkirk,” a comedy “Dear Dictator,” and an animated comedy movie titled “Sherlock Gnomes.”
Awards & Achievements
Michael Caine has won and got nominated for many awards for his great performances in TV movies. He has won 2 Oscar Awards for Best Supporting Actor for “Hannah and Her Sisters” and “The Cider House Rules.” He also won the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role for “The Cider House Rules” movie.
For “The Quiet American” movie, Michael Caine won 4 awards including the Best Actor at the Bangkok International Film Festival, London Film Critics’ Circle Award for Best Actor, San Francisco Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actor, and the Satellite Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture. Michael Caine won 2 Awards for “The Dark Knight” movie including the Central Ohio Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor, and People’s Choice Award for Favorite Cast. In 2017, Michael Caine won the Fondazione Mimmo Rotella Award for the documentary that he produced “My Generation.”
Net Worth of Michael Caine
Michael Caine estimated net worth is probably more than $80 million. His $80 million fortune comes from his great performances in TV movies. Michael Caine had a great performance in the “The Dark Knight” which grossed at $1 billion. His 2017 movie “Going in Style” that stars Morgan Freeman and Alan Arkin grossed at $85 million.
Michael Caine is one of the most loved to watch actors, who has appeared in more than 160 TV movies. He has won 2 Oscar Awards for Best Supporting Actor next to many other awards. Michael Caine is married to Shakira Caine, and they are happily living together.