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Michael Moore Net Worth

Michael Moore Net Worth

Net Worth: $50 Million

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  • Source of Wealth Film, Television, Writing
  • Birth Place Flint, Michigan, United States
  • Height 5' 11½" (1.82 m)
  • Marital Status Divorced (Kathleen Glynn)
  • Full Name Michael Francis Moore
  • Nationality American
  • Date of Birth April 23, 1954
  • Ethnicity Irish, English, Scottish
  • Weight 300 pounds
  • Occupation Filmmaker, Writer, Journalist, Actor, Political Activist
  • Education University of Michigan–Flint (drop-out)
  • Children 1 (Natalie)
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About Michael Moore

Michael Moore is an author and a documentary filmmaker with an estimated net worth of $50 million. His first documentary called “Roger & Me” won an Emmy Awards in 1989, and explored the collapse of some cities such as Flint Michigan immediately after General Motors began replacing car factories in America with cheaper equivalents from Mexico. He financed this documentary by holding bingo nights in the neighborhood around his Flint Michigan hometown. He then sold the documentary for $3 million to Warner Brothers and since then, has released ten more documentaries, a television show, and several books.

His biggest movies of all times are “Bowling For Columbine”, “Fahrenheit 911” and also “Capitalism A Love Story” that have earned over $300 million to date. Out of these movies, “Fahrenheit 911” recorded the highest by earning $230 million worldwide.

As a result of this, Moore signed a deal with movie distributor which entitled him to 27% revenue of his films. Michael is also the author of eight books to date some of which have been best sellers. He receives an advance of $1 million for “Dude Where’s My Country” and also a huge percentage of book sales.

 

Earnings & Financial Data

The below financial data is gathered and compiled by TheRichest analysts team to give you a better understanding of Michael Moore's net worth by breaking down the most relevant financial events such as yearly salaries, contracts, earn outs, endorsements, stock ownership and much more.

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  • Earnings 1998
Earnings 1998 N/A
Record Sales 1998

Amount he received after suing Mother Jones for wrongful dismissal, which he used as seed money for his first film, Roger & Me

$58,000