Michael McKean
Michael McKean
Celebrated Name: Michael McKean
Real Name/Full Name: Michael John McKean
Gender: Male
Age: 76 years old
Birth Date: October 17, 1947
Birth Place: New York City, New York, U.S.
Nationality: American
Height: 6’0″ (183 cm)
Weight: 110 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Divorced
Wife/Spouse (Name): Susan Russell (m. 1970 – div. 1993), Nash Bridges (m. 1999)
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (Colin McKean, Fletcher McKean)
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is Michael McKean Gay?: No
Profession: Comedian, Actor, Musician, Screenwriter, Film Score Composer, Television producer, Singer-songwriter, Television Director, Voice Actor
Salary: NA
Net Worth in 2024: $12 million
Last Updated: May 2024

Michael McKean is a renowned US stand-up comedian, music composer, singer-songwriter, television producer and director, and voice actor. He is known for his hilarious comic style and content, and several successful music albums, TV shows, stage plays, and movies.

McKean is widely known for his work in the ABC series ‘Laverne & Shirley.’ He was featured on an adult comedy show titled ‘Dream On’ and the late-night show ‘Saturday Night Live.’ He has worked as a voice actor on several television shows such as ‘101 Dalmatians: The Series’, ‘Oswald,’ ‘Hopeless Pictures,’ and ‘The Huntress.’ For his single, ‘A Mighty Wind’, McKean got nominated at the Academy Awards in the Best Music, Original Song category. This won him a Grammy Award in 2004.

Maybe you know about Michael McKean 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 McKean’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

Michael John McKean was born in NYC, United States. His father’s name is Gilbert McKean, and his mother’s name is Ruth McKean. His father had been one of the founders of the UK record label “Decca Records,” and his mother worked as a librarian. Michael John McKean was raised in Long Island. When he was a youth, he joined the US baroque pop band ‘The Left Banke.’ McKean attended Carnegie Mellon University to earn a BFA degree. There he came in touch with David Lander with whom he associated in different comedy groups. Later, Wright acquired an MFA from NYC University.

Personal Life

Michael McKean got married two times in his life. He had his first marriage with Susan Russell in 1970. His marriage lasted for 23 years and ended in 1993. He has two children with her named Colin McKean and Fletcher McKean. In 1999, McKean got married to the ‘Nash Bridges’ actress named “Annette O’Toole” in 1999.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on October 17, 1947, Michael McKean is 76 years old as of today’s date 18th May 2024. His height is 6 ft tall, and his weight is 110 kg.


Michael McKean joined a comedy group ‘The Credibility Gap,’ alongside David Lander, and Harry Shearer. His career progressed in 1976 when he acted in the TV sitcom ‘Laverne & Shirley.’ He had been the part of the show ‘Laverne & Shirley’ for over seven years. The show played a significant role in establishing him in the TV industry. He got another major break in the mockumentary movie ‘This is Spinal Tap.’ He also portrayed the chief guitarist of ‘Spinal Tap,’ a prominent heavy metal group of that time.

In 1984, he appeared in the late-night serial ‘Saturday Night Live.’ From 1991 to 1996, he was starred in the adult-themed comedy serial ‘Dream On.’ In the 1990s, McKean did various movies that include ‘Flashback,’ ‘Memoirs of an Invisible Man,’ ‘True Identity,’ ‘True Crime,’ ‘Teaching Mrs. Tingle,’ and ‘Still Breathing.’ He played a villainous role in the 1995 comedy movie ‘The Brady Bunch Movie.’

Awards & Achievements

Following are the awards and achievements that Michael Mckean has won:

In 2004, he won Grammy Award for Best Song Written for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media For A Mighty Wind (2003)

Won Satellite Award for Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries & Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television,

In 2001, he became DVD Exclusive Award Winner (with Harry Shearer, and Christopher Guest) for Best DVD Audio Commentary for “This Is Spinal Tap.”

In 2003, he received Seattle Film Critics Award for Best Music for A Mighty Wind

In 2004, he was awarded Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Song “A Mighty Wind.”

In 2018, he received Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actor For Series, Miniseries, or Television Film For “Better Call Saul as Chuck McGill.”

In 2018, he received Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actor on Television for “Better Call Saul as Chuck McGill.”

Net Worth & Salary of Michael McKean in 2024

Michael McKean Net Worth
Michael McKean Net Worth

Michael McKean has made a long-term successful career in film and television. As a US actor, comedian, musician, and writer, he has received loads of recognition from his fans. A majority of his musical creations have topped different music charts in various areas throughout the world. As of May 2024, he has created a net worth of $12 Million.

He started performing as a member of a comedy pair with David Lander. After getting cast on “Laverne and Shirley,” he became a household name. From his successful works, he became a busy and successful artist with several popular projects in his name as, “This is Spinal Tap,” “Planes, Trains, and Automobiles,” “Clue,” “The Brady Bunch Movie,” “Coneheads,” “Mystery, Alaska,” “The X-Files,” “Smallville,” “A Mighty Wind,” “Homeland,” “Spongebob Squarepants,” and “The Producers.”

Furthermore, Michael McKean has also anchored, made musical guest appearances, and got started on “Saturday Night Live.” He also got nominated for an Oscar Award for the song, “A Kiss at the End of the Rainbow.” He won a Grammy Award for “A Mighty Wind” that he wrote with Eugene Levy and Christopher Guest.

Michael McKean is one of the widely sought technical artists of the generation who has showcased his exemplary comic, songwriting, singing, and composition, skills throughout the world. As a television artist, he has earned immense wealth and fame from his highly lucrative career in the music industry.


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