Michael Bay net worth, How did the director acquire his wealth? Check this article to find out more about Michael Bay Net Worth, his career and relationship.
About Michael Bay
Michael Bay is a filmmaker from America known for directing and producing big-budget, high-concept action movies branded by fast cutting, stylistic visuals and far-reaching use of special effects.
The films he has produced and directed, which include Armageddon, Pearl Harbor, and the Transformers film series, have grossed over USD $7.8 billion worldwide.
As of 2019, Michael Bay net worth is $430 million. Read on to find out more about Michael Bay net worth.
|Full Name:||Michael Benjamin Bay|
|Date of Birth:||February 17, 1965|
|Net Worth:||$430 million|
Michael Bay Early Life and Career
Michael Benjamin Bay was born on the 17th of February, 1965 in Los Angeles, California. He was raised Jewish. He attended Crossroads School, in Santa Monica, California.
Fifteen-year-old Bay interned with George Lucas, filing the storyboards for “Raiders of the Lost Ark”. He was impressed by seeing the movie in the theater and decided to become a film director.
Bay graduated from Wesleyan University in 1986, majoring in English and Film. He was a part of the Psi Upsilon fraternity. He attended Art Center College of Design in Pasadena for his graduate work.
His debut movie was “Bad Boys” in 1994, produced by Jerry Bruckheimer and Don Simpson featuring Will Smith and Martin Lawrence. The film grossed a $141 million at the box office.
In 2001, Bay directed the movie “Pearl Harbor” and co-produced it with Jerry Bruckheimer. It starred Ben Affleck, Josh Hartnett, Kate Beckinsale and Cuba Gooding, Jr. The film was released on Memorial Day weekend.
In Bay’s fifth collaboration with Jerry Bruckheimer “Bad Boys II”, Bay reteamed with Will Smith and Martin Lawrence. The film grossed $273 million worldwide, almost twice as much as the first movie.
Paramount Pictures announced that Bay will produce and direct “Transformers: Age of Extinction” and the film was released in June 2014.
Michael Bay Net Worth
As of 2019, Michael Bay net worth is one of the highest among directors in the world, with a net worth of $430 million.
Michael Bay Personal Life
Michael Bay is an American film director and producer who was the director and executive producer for the sequels, “Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen”, “Transformers: Dark of the Moon”. Bay has received five MTV Movie Awards for “Transformers”, “Pearl Harbor”, “Bad Boys II” and “The Rock”.
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