Michael J. Fox is a popular actor, author, film producer, and advocate known for his work in the film industry. The man has become something of an icon through the years and has given audiences captivating performances through unforgettable movies we’re sure to cherish for many years to come.
From Humble Beginnings
Michael Andrew Fox was born on June 9, 1961 t o parents Phyllis and William Fox. His mother was an actress and payroll clerk and his father was a police officer. Fox grew up in Canada and had to move frequently because of his father’s employment. They settled down in British Columbia after his father finally retired. He attended the Burnaby Central Secondary School and participated in numerous productions and plays throughout his education. By the age of 15, Fox had already starred in a Canadian TV show Leo and Me which aired during the late 1970s. When he was 18, he decided to move to Los Angeles and pursue an acting career. He caught the attention of Ronald Shedlo, an American producer who got him a role in the film Letters from Frank.
In 1980, Fox managed to secure a role in the film Midnight Madness, and Class of 1984 just two years later. He was cast for a role on the hit show Family Ties which has contributed greatly to his career success. He won three Emmys for his portrayal of Alex P. Keaton and won a Golden Globe award.
Micheal J. Fox has starred in countless popular films such as Once Bitten, Variety, Teen Wolf, Light of Day, The Secret of Succes, and Casualties of War. The most notable of all his works would have to be the Back to the Future franchise which is a popular classic that remains in the hearts and minds of audiences today.
Assets and Net Worth
Michael J. Fox has his film projects, business ventures, TV show roles, and other collaborations to thank for his wealth. It is estimated that Michael J. Fox’s net worth has reached a handsome $65 million USD today. He spends most of his wealth on mansions, properties, cars, yachts, and other luxuries only available to the rich and the famous. He also supports numerous causes, particularly those focused on Parkinson’s disease which he suffers from. Michael J. Fox is no stranger to vacationing and has been spotted in numerous hotspots all over the globe.