Mike Myers Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 21 Jun, 2018
Facts of Mike Myers
Date of Birth: 1963 , May-25
Age: 56 years old
Birth Nation: Canada
Height: 5 Feet 7 Inch
Name Mike Myers
Birth Name Michael John Myers
Nick Name Mike
Father Eric Myers
Mother Alice Myers
Nationality Canadian, American
Birth Place/City Scarborough, Toronto
Ethnicity Mixed
Profession Actor
Net Worth $175 million
Eye Color Dark-Brown
Hair Color Dark-Brown
Face Color Fair
Weight in KG 65 KG
Famous for Shrek, Inglorious Basters, Saturday Night Live!
Married Yes
Married to Kelly Tisdale
Children Spike Myers, Sunday Molly Myers, Paulina Kathleen Myers
Divorce Robin Ruzan
Education Bishopbriggs Academy
Awards MTV Generation Award
Movies Shrek, Inglorious Bastard, Austin Powers
TV Show Saturday Night Live Since 1975
Books Wayne's World: Extreme Close Up
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Mike Myers, one of the legendary actors of Hollywood has been nominated for several prestigious awards and won some of them as well. Myers started his career in the entertainment industry from the age of two. He made his TV debut from the famous show, Saturday Night Live!. While working on the show, he worked in his first movie, Wayne's World. His performance in teh movie helped him to win several awards. His movie credits, Shrek and its franchise, Austin Powers: International Man of MysteryInglorious Basterds, and The Cat in the Hat.

Active in the industry for years, he has accumulated millions of net worth. Regarding his personal life, he is married twice and has three children.

Early Life And Mike Myers 

Mike Myers was born Michael John Myers on May 25, 1963, in Scarborough, Ontario, Canada. He was born as the son of father Eric Myers and mother Alice E. Hind. His father used to work as an insurance agent and her mother was a veteran of the Royal Air Force. 

Myers has two older brothers namely, Paul Myers who is rock singer-songwriter, broadcaster, & an author and Peter Myers, who is a Sears Canada employee.

Mike Myers attended Sir John A. MacDonald Collegiate Institute located in Scarborough. He earned his graduate degree from Stephen Leacock Collegiate Institute. Mike joined Second City Theatre 1986.

Initially, Myers appeared in commercials. He along with Gilda Radner made a commercial for British Columbia Hydro at the age of 10. 

Mikes Myers' Career 

TV Series

Mike Myers made his television debut from a Canadian television sitcom King of Kensington in 1975. He later in 1979 appeared in The Littlest Hobo as Tommy.

He has also acted in TV shows like John and Yoko: A Love Story (1985), It's Only Rock & Roll (1987) and Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (2015). He has also hosted much show as Saturday Night Live! (from 1989 to 1985) and Monty Python Live (2014).

Myers auditioned for the comedy show Saturday Night Live! in 1989 and featured the same year along with Dana Carvey, Kevin Nealon, and Phil Hartman. He was associated in the show from 1989 to 1995. His performance in teh series helped him to get nominated for several awards and won some of them as well. 

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AS of 2018, he is working on The Gong Shoe as Tommy Maitland and as Dr. Evil in The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.

Movies

Myers made his movie debut in 1992 as Wayne Campbell in the comedy film, Wayne's World directed by Penelope Spheeris. He earned the role in the movie while working on Saturday Night Live

Myers worked as a protagonist, Auston Powers in Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery. In 1999, he appeared in the same character in the spy action comedy film, Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me the film was a huge success and also the movie was nominated and also won various awards.

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Mike has also been featured in many other movies like Shrek (2001), Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002), Shrek the Third (2007), Inglourious Basterds (2009), Shrek Forever After (2010), Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon (2013) and Am Chris Farley (2015).

Myers received several awards for his role of a tall anthropomorphic, the Cat in the Hat in the comedy film, The Cat in the Hat starring Dakota Fanning, Spencer Breslin, and Kelly Preston

As of 2018, Myers is working as Ray Foster in upcoming movie Bohemian Rhapsody.

Besides, Myers made his directional debut in 2013 from the documentary Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon. The documentary helped him to get nominated for several awards. 

Mike Myers Awards And Nominations

Mike Myers has been nominated for several prestigious awards and won some of them as well. Here is the list of his own awards:

  • 1989 = Primetime Emmy Award for Saturday Night LIVE!
  • 1992 = MTV Movie + TV award for Wayne's World.
  • 1998 = MTV Movie + TV award for Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (twice).
  • 2000 = MTV Movie + TV award (thrice), Blockbuster Entertainment AwardTeen Choice AwardsCanadian Comedy Awards (twice) for Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery.
  • 2003 = Candian Comedy Award (twice) and MTV Movie + TV Award for Austin Powers in Goldmember.
  • 2008 = TV Land award, Legacy of Laughter award for Saturday Night LIVE!
  • 2009 = Circuit Community award for Inglorious Basterds.
  • 2009 = Golden Raspberry award (twice), Phoenix Film Critics Society award, and San Diego Film Critics Society award for Inglorious Basterds.
  • 2010 = Central Ohio Film Critics Association awardGold Derby award, and Screen Actors Guild award for Inglorious Basterds.
  • 2014 = Sarasota Film Festival award for Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon.

Moreover, Myers also received Walk of Fame, Satr on the Walk of Fame Award. Some of his other nominated awards include Nickelodeon Kid's Choice awardTeen Choice AwardGolden Raspberry Award and Teen Choice Award among others. 

Mike Myers' Net Worth

Mike Myers has an impressive net worth of $175 million. He earns a salary of $ thousand from his acting career. Myers worked in several movies that made a huge collection at the box office.

Here is teh list of his hit movies:

Movies Budget Box Office Collection IMDB Rating Cast Members
Wayne's World (1992) $20 million $183.1 million 7.0 Dana Carvey, Tia Carrere, Rob Lowe, and Lara Flynn Boyle
Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (1999) $33 million $312 million 6.6 Heather Graham, Verne Troyer, Elizabeth Hurley and Seth Green.
Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002) $63 million $296.7 million 6.2 Beyonce, Verne Troyer, Seth Green and Michael Caine.
Sherk 2 (2004) $150 million $919.8 million 7.2 Cameron Diaz, Eddie Murphy, Antonio Banderas and Andrew Adamson.
Inglourious Basterds (2009) $70 million $321.5 million 8.3 Quentin Tarantino, Brad Pitt, Christopher Waltz and Diane Kruger

Myers owns a house in New York worth $14.6 million. In 2015, he listed Manhattan Penthouse at $17 million. 

Mike Myers' Personal Life

Mike Myers is a veteran actor and was in relation with many beautiful ladies. His current relational status is married. His sexual orientation is straight and he has been married twice.

Mike was married to his first wife, Robin Ruzan in 1993. They lived together for about thirteen years and got separated in 2006. They got divorced after his spouse issued a case. In 2013, he was married for the second time with Kelly Tisdale after dating for few years.

CAPTION: Mike Myers with his wife, Kelly. SOURCE: Daily Mail

Talking about Mike’s children he has three children two sons, Spike Myers (2011), Sunday Molly Myers (2015) and a daughter, Paulina Kathleen Myers (2014). He currently lives in Canada with his wife and children.

Besides, Myers is a huge fan of soccer and he supports Hollywood United F.C., a celebrity soccer team. 

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