Michael Cera is a well-known Canadian actor who began his career as a child actor in ‘Confessions of a Dangerous Mind’ in 2002. He has also successfully appeared in ‘Arrested Development’. Cera is also a musician and has released his debut album in 2014 entitled ‘True That’. He has starred in many films. Here is a quick summary of Michael Cera’s net worth in 2018, career and earnings.
Michael Cera Early Life
Michael Austin Cera was born on June 7, 1988, in Brampton, Ontario, Canada to his parents Luigi Cera and Linda Cera. He became interested in acting after he saw ‘Ghostbusters’.
He attended many schools including Conestoga Public School and Heart Lake Secondary School. He completed his twelfth from an online school. Cera also took improv classes by enrolling in the Second City Toronto.
Michael Cera was already an actor when he was in school as he began his career when he was just eleven years old. He first appeared (unpaid) in a summer camp commercial with Tim Hortons.
For now, Michael Cera is currently single. He was in a relationship with American screenwriter Charlyne Yi from 2006 to 2009. He has also dated American actress Aubrey Plaza in 2009 and 2010.
Michael Cera Career
Michael Cera was first seen in a commercial of Pillsbury Doughboy. In 1999, he was seen in an episode of ‘Twice in a Lifetime’.
His first role as a cast member was in the television series ‘I Was a Sixth Grade Alien’. He then went on to lend his voice in ‘Braceface’ in 2001. He has then appeared in several television shows like ‘The Ripping Friends’, ‘Arrested Development’, ‘Comedy Bang! Bang!’, ‘Drunk History’, and ‘Twin Peaks’.
Cera has also lent his voice to the series ‘The Berenstain Bears’, ‘Rolie Polie Olie’, ‘Pecola’, and ‘Children’s Hospital’. His TV film roles include ‘Switching Goals’, ‘My Louisiana Sky’, and ‘The Familiar Stranger’.
He made his film debut by appearing in the 2000 movie ‘Frequency’. He was then seen in ‘Steal This Movie!’ and ‘Confessions of a Dangerous Mind’. His other film roles include ‘Superbad’, ‘Juno’, ‘Extreme Movie’, ‘Paper Heart’, ‘Year One’, ‘Youth in Revolt’, ‘Scott Pilgrim vs the World’, and ‘Magic Magic’. He has also served as a director and writer of some films.
In 2014, he released his album called ‘True That’. In 2018, he will be seen in the theatre ‘Lobby Hero’. He will also be voicing as Hank in ‘Blazing Samurai’.
Awards & Achievements
In 2002, Michael Cera was nominated for the Young Artist Award. He has been nominated twice for the Screen Actors Guild Awards and three times in the Teen Choice Awards. In 2010, he won the Satellite Award and was the winner of the 2004 TV Land Award. Other nominations received by the actor include Critic’s Choice Movie Awards, MTV Movie Awards, and Canadian Comedy Awards. He has also won two Austin Film Critics Association Awards.
Net Worth of Michael Cera
Michael Cera has an estimated net worth of more than $24 million. He makes his fortune lending his voice in many television shows and films. He started his career at a very young age and had successfully appeared in many commercially successful films. Part of his wealth also comes by releasing an album.
Michael Cera is considered one of the most popular actors in the world. He has appeared in many television shows and films. He became a popular face after appearing in ‘Arrested Development’ and then by appearing in the award-winning film ‘Juno’. He has got many across the world and continues to appear in films. He has also rendered his vocals in the single “Hang On” by Weezer.