- Michael Fassbender is known for his role as Magneto from the X-Men movies and Bobby Sands in Hunger. The actor has appeared in many films and shows over the years and has earned nominations for prestigious awards, including BAFTA and Academy Award. Besides, he is also a racing driver, a career he started in 2017, and has raced in two Proton competitions.
- Net Worth, Salary, and Income
- Married, Wife, and Children
- Family, Parents, and Siblings
- Body Measurements: Height and Weight
Michael Fassbender is known for his role as Magneto from the X-Men movies and Bobby Sands in Hunger. The actor has appeared in many films and shows over the years and has earned nominations for prestigious awards, including BAFTA and Academy Award. Besides, he is also a racing driver, a career he started in 2017, and has raced in two Proton competitions.
Michael Fassbender was born in 1977 in Heidelberg, Germany. He celebrates his birthday on 2 April, which makes his age 44. He holds German-Irish nationality and comes from Mixed ethnicity. The actor attended St. Brendan’s College, followed by his study at the Drama Centre London.
Net Worth, Salary, and Income
Michael started his career debuting on Television in 2001, playing Burton Christenson in Band of Brothers. Later, he guest-starred on three episodes of BBC One’s “Hearts and Bones”, and in 2004, the actor appeared in the TV film, “Gunpowder, Treason & Plot”, “A Bear Named Winnie”, and “Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Silk Stockings”. Nonetheless, the actor grew to prominence for his role as IRA volunteer Bobby Sands in Hunger.
Moreover, he earned worldwide recognition when he debuted as the Marvel Comics supervillain Magneto on X-Men: First Class in 2011. He reprised the role in three following X-Men movies. Likewise, his role on Shame in 2011 also earned him the Volpi Cup for Best Actor and nomination for Golden Globe and BAFTA Awards. In 2013, his role as a slave owner in 12 Years a Slave earned him his first Academy Award nomination. He also earned nominations for BAFTA, Academy Award, Golden Globe and SAG for his portrayal of Steve Jobs in the movie Steve Jobs. The actor will also be appearing in the short films Kung Fury 2 and Next Goal Wins. As of 2021, Michael Fassbender holds a net worth of $40 million.
Married, Wife, and Children
Michael is married to his beautiful wife Alicia Vikander, a Swedish actress. The duo started dating in 2014 and worked together in 2016 on The Light Between Oceans set. The pair tied the knot in a private ceremony in Ibiza on 14 October 2017. After their marriage, they moved to Portugal, where they reside in Libson. Besides, the married pair also welcomed their first child in 2021. However, they have not revealed the name and gender of their child.
Before, Michael was dating American actress Nicole Beharie. The duo dated from 2012 to 2013. Moreover, he also had a short-lived romance with his 12 Years a Slave costar Lupita Nyong’o in 2013. In 2014, he briefly dated the supermodel Naomi Campbell.
Family, Parents, and Siblings
Michael was born to his father, Josef Fassbender, and his mother, Adele. His mother is of Irish descent, while his father is of German descent. Likewise, he also has a sister named Catherine, a neuropsychologist. Michael’s family raised him as Catholic.
Body Measurements: Height and Weight
Michael Fassbender stands at the height of 6 feet. Likewise, he has a well-maintained physique and weighs around 79 kg. The actor possesses light brown hair colour and blue eyes.