Michael Chiklis
Michael Chiklis
Celebrated Name: Michael Chiklis
Real Name/Full Name: Michael Charles Chiklis
Gender: Male
Age: 60 years old
Birth Date: August 30, 1963
Birth Place: Lowell, Massachusetts, United States.
Nationality: American
Height: 1.78 m
Weight: 80 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Michele Moran (m. 1992)
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (Autumn Chiklis and Odessa Chiklis)
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): Michele Chiklis
Is Michael Chiklis Gay?: No
Profession: Actor, Director and Producer
Salary: $125,000/episode
Net Worth in 2024: $15 Million
Last Updated: April 2024

Michael Chiklis is an American actor with uncountable contributions to the film industry. He has also won many hearts as a television director and producer as well. He is best known for his roles in crime drama films and series, some of which are Los Angeles Police Department Detective in The Shield and co-starring in Vegas.

The fourth season of the American Horror Story also cast the famous actor. His body build has always landed him in shows with genres like Thriller or Crime Drama. But he also seems to like this fact as he has very rarely rejected such exciting roles.

Maybe you know about Michael Chiklis very well But do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, We have prepared this article about details of Michael Chiklis’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, wife, girlfriend, dating, divorce, kids, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

Though born in Lowell, he grew up in Andover, Massachusetts. Michael Chiklis was born to his father, Charlie Chiklis, who used to run a hair and beauty salon, and Katherine, a hospital administrative aid. When Chiklis was only five years old, he appeared in a regional theatre, and from then, he considered that acting was in his blood, and he has inherited it from his beautiful mother.

At 13 years of age, he got the Actor’s Equity Association membership. This shows how much interested he was in acting from his childhood. He portrayed Hawkeye Pierce in Andover High School’s production program. And he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts from the Boston University College of Fine Arts.

Age, Height, Weight and Body Measurements

Being born on 30 August 1963, Michael Chiklis is 60 years old as of today’s date 19th April 2024. His height is 1.78 m tall, and weight is 80 kg.

Personal Life: wife, girlfriend, dating, divorce, kids

One of the most exciting facts that we do not know about the actor is that he is also an accomplished musician. He also specialized in drums and vocals. But it is not the end as he is also interested in playing guitar and bass. Also, he loves comic books and sometimes suggests them to his family and fans. Chiklis is a married man and loves to spend time with his beautiful family. He is married to Michele.

They tied their knot on June 21, 1992. They gave birth to Autumn, their elder daughter, in the year 1993, and Odessa, their younger one, in 1999. He is also passionate about martial arts and is proud to attain the rank of the yellow belt in karate.


After moving to Brooklyn, New York, Michael Chiklis was cast in a biopic titled Wired, which was quite controversial and thus flopped at the box office. Though the film itself failed, the performance of the American actor in the role of John Belushi was admired by many.

The police comedy-drama gave Chiklis his first notable role and ran for almost five years on ABC. As we talk about his success, we should also consider the hard work he put in just before his renowned role in The Shield.

He went through six months of workout regimen and also gathered enough courage to shave his hair. He also mentioned that all these would have been impossible without the support of his beloved. Chiklis also did numerous voice roles and starred in the famous, Fantastic Four and its sequel. He released his first solo album, Influence, in 2016.

Awards & Achievements

Michael Chiklis has worked very hard in his life and he has also got the result for the same. Some of the most prestigious awards that he won in his career are as follows:

  • Primetime Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series
  • Television Critics Association Awards for Individual Achievement in Drama
  • Golden Globe Awards for Best actor- Television series
  • Drama in the year 2002 and won the Satellite Awards for the same in 2004

Net Worth & Salary of Michael Chiklis in 2024

Michael Chiklis Net Worth
Michael Chiklis Net Worth

Chiklis has come a long way from his first flopped film. From then he has only got an appreciation for his amazing performances in different roles. ‘Gotham,’ ‘Vegas,’ and ‘No Ordinary Family’ are among his prominent works. Also, he is a very active producer, director, and musician who is also the reason for his amount of net worth. As of April 2024, His estimated net worth is $15 Million.

The 60-year-old actor has not only contributed to the film industry but is also connected with different charity foundations like Alzheimer’s Association, Autism Speaks, The Children’s Lifesaving Foundation, Revlon Run Walk, and of course Maximum Hope the charity foundation of Brad Garrett. He truly inspires the youth and will do so in the future. He is really a person to admire.


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