Mike Myers Net Worth: Career & Movies

Michael John Myers, a Canadian actor, director, producer, screenwriter, and comedian, professionally known as Mike Myers, has a Net Worth of $200 million.

Best known for his performances on SNL from 1989 to 1995, Mike made his directorial debut with the 2013 documentary Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon.

He was born on 25 May 1963 in Scarborough, Ontario, Canada.

His parents were British immigrants from the Old Swan area of Liverpool, England.

Mike Myers
Mike Myers

His mother, Alice Myers was a data processor, and his father, Eric Myers, was an Insurance agent.

Interestingly, both of his parents served in World War II, his mother in the British Royal Air Force and his father in the British Army.

Moreover, Mike attended Stephen Leacock Collegiate Institute and graduated in 1982.

Also, he was semi-retired from the acting scene in 2012. However, he appeared in supporting roles in Terminal and Bohemian Rhapsody in 2018.

Mike Myers: Quick Facts

Full Name Michael John Myers
Nick/Celebrated name Mike Myers
Date of birth 25 May 1963
Birthplace Scarborough, Ontario, Canada
Age 59
Parents Father’s Name- Eric Myers
Mother’s Name– Alice Myers
Siblings Brother – Paul Myers
Sister  Peter Myers
Nationality Canadian
Ethnicity Mixed
Religion Christianity
Complexion White
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Height 5 feet 8 inches (1.73m)
Weight 97 kg (165 lbs.)
Body Type Athletic
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Brown
Chest 45 inches
Waist 38 inches
Biceps 15 inches
Sexual Orientation Straight
Education Stephen Leacock Collegiate Institute,  Sir John A. Macdonald Collegiate Institute
Marital Status Married
Spouse Robin Ruzan (1993-2006)

Kelly Tisdale (2010)

Years active 1973-present
Debut (Movie) Halloween
Salary Not specified
Net worth $200 million
Social Network Not Available
Last update October 2022

Mike Myers: Net Worth and Income

Canadian actor, director, screenwriter, and comedian, Mike Myers has an astounding net worth of $200 million as of October 2022.

Mike Myers has amassed most of his net worth from his acting career.

He earned about a million dollars for 1992 Wayne’s World.

However, this was not the case for the sequel. Mike earned more than $3.5 million for the sequel of the film.

Similarly, he bagged about $3.5 million for the first “Austin Powers” film, $7, and a whopping $25 million for the second and third installment, respectively.

Mike Myers Three Iconic Roles
Mike Myers’ three iconic roles

Moreover, the first Shrek movie made him $3 million, the second part of the film brought $10 million, and the third and fourth parts made about $15 million.

Also the film So I Married An Axe Murderer earned Mike $2 million.

Furthermore, Mike signed a contract with Universal Pictures in 2000 for $20 million.

Unfortunately, Universal Pictures later sued Myers for $3.8 million for breaching the contract to make a film based on his character on SNL Dieter.

Apart from his regular film and TV income, Mike also makes decent money from his real estate ventures.

Net Worth of Mike Myers in Different Currencies

So, let’s look into the net worth of Mike Myers in different currencies as of October, 2022:

Currency Net Worth
Euro € 172.43 million
Pound Sterling £ 147.72 million
Australian Dollar A$ 275.48 million
Canadian Dollar C$ 252.75 million
Indian Rupee ₹ 14,844,100,000
BitCoin ฿ 4,184.50

Houses and Cars

Mike Myers has a superb real estate portfolio. He has purchased and sold impressive pieces of real estate across the United States.

Back in 2014, Mike purchased an eight-acre lakefront abode in Colchester, Vermont, for about $1.65 million.

Not much information about this particular house is available but reportedly, the main house spans over 4,256 square feet of living space.

The house is located right in front of Lake Champlain in Colchester, Vermont.

Similarly, Mike paid about $8 million for a house in New York City’s SoHo neighborhood in 2007.

The duplex apartment is located at 72 Mercer Street, New York.

The unit boasts 4,204 square feet of living space, a private elevator, 14 feet ceilings, a modern fireplace, custom-designed bookshelves, and floor-to-ceiling windows.

However, at one point, Mike listed the apartment in the market for $17 million in 2015 but took it off the listing.

Mike ultimately had it sold after three years for just under $3 million below the original asking price.

The unit was bought by some unknown buyer for $13.2 million.

Moreover, Mike purchased another property in New York’s Tribeca neighborhood in January 2017 for $14.675 million.

The 4,241-square-feet condo featured four bedrooms and 4.5 bathrooms.

However, for some reason, Mike was not fully satisfied with the place and sold it just four months later for $14 million.  Way to burn $700,000!

Mike Myers: Lifestyle

Mike began his on-screen career as early as the age of two. As a child, he appeared in commercials.

He starred in a commercial alongside Gilda Radner for British Colombia Hydro at the age of ten.

Meanwhile, he joined The Second City Canadian touring company soon after graduating high school.

Afterward, he moved to England, where he founded The Comedy Store Players.

He then joined the British children’s program Wide Awake Club with comedian Neil Mullarkey.

After that, Mike moved back to Canada in around 1986 and joined the cast of The Second City Toronto in their main stage show.

Mike then again moved to the States in 1988, where he performed, trained, and taught at the improv Olympic.

As for his personal life, Mike met actress and comedy writer Robin Ruzan at an ice hockey game in Chicago in the late 80s, and the two began dating immediately.

After dating for some years, the couple married in May 1993 only to divorce in December of 2005.

Following the divorce, he started seeing Kelly Tisdale in 2006, and after dating for almost four years, the couple tied their knot in 2010 in New York City.

They have three children together.

Mike Myers With His Son
Mike Myers with his son

He loves his wife and children and tries to spend a lot of time with them.

The funnyman loves collecting model soldiers. Furthermore, painting, drawing are some of the things he loves doing in his free time.

Mike Myers: Charity

Mike Myers has been in philanthropy for a long time now.

He loves giving back to the needy ones since he’s been blessed with fortune.

Back in 2016, Mike Myers was one of the attendees of Food Bank for New York City’s Annual Can-Do Awards Dinner at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City along with John Bon Jovi, Aziz Ansari, Michael Stipe, and Jim Gaffigan.

There are more than 1.5 million New Yorkers who rely on Food Bank For New York City’s services and program, and the Can-Do Awards Dinner is instrumental in helping to provide support to them.

Similarly, Mike supports numerous other causes, including Animals, Cancer, At-Risk/Disadvantaged Youths, Poverty, Slavery & Human trafficking, and Children.

Moreover, back in 2020, Mike was a part of STRONGER TOGETHER, TOUS ENSEMBLE.

During the event, more than $6 million was raised to support Food Banks Canada during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Mike Myers: Movies & TV Shows, and Books

Movies

Early Movie Years

Mike Myers has been in the movie industry for several decades now. He has appeared in numerous films and TV shows throughout his successful acting career.

According to IMDB, Mike Myers has 57 credits as an actor, 19 as a writer, 1 as a director, and 7 credits as a producer.

His films have grossed over $4 billion at the worldwide box office.

Mike made his silver screen debut in 1992 in the feature film Wayne’s World.

The film was a massive hit and also came with a sequel in 1993 named Wayne’s World 2. The same year Mike starred in So I Married an Axe Murderer.

He took a two years pause and returned in 1997 with the film Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery.

The film was critically as well commercially successful and was followed by two more sequels 1999 Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me and 2002 Austin Powers in Goldmember.

After that, Mike appeared in rare non-comedic roles in the 1998 film 54.

He portrayed Steve Rubell in the film, which did not perform well critically and commercially, but Mike surely did earn positive notice.

Mike Myers’ Most Notable Films and their Worldwide Box Office Collection:

Year Movie Worldwide Collection
1992 Wayne’s World $183,097,323
1993 So I Married An Axe Murderer $11,585,483
1993 Wayne’s World2 $47,965,000
1997 Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery $67,683,989
1998 54 $16,757,163
1999 Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me $312,383,487
2001 Shrek $491,812,794
2002 Austin Powers in Goldmember $296,338,663
2003 The Cat in the Hat $133,818,283
2004 Shrek 2 $935,253,978
2007 Shrek The Third $807,330,936
2008 The Love Guru $40,159,017
2010 Shrek Forever After $756,244,673

Moreover, Mike voiced Shrek in the animated film of the same name in 2001.

He actually got lucky with the part because the originally planned voice actor Chris Farley died in 1997.

The film was a huge hit at the box office and was followed by several sequels, including 2003 Shrek 4-D, 2004 Shrek 2, 2007 Shrek the Third.

Similarly, 2007 Christmas and Halloween television specials Shrek the Halls, 2010 Scared Shrekless, and 2010 Shrek Forever After were also released.

Following fellow Canadian actor Jim Carrey Mike received the MTV Generation Award in June 2007, being the second Canadian to be honored with the award.

MTV Generation Awards
Mike after receiving MTV Generation Awards

After that, Mike co-produced and starred in The Love Guru in 2008, which was not much of a success critically and commercially.

Mike also appeared in a minor role in Quentin Tarantino’s Inglorious Bastards as British general Ed Fenech in 2009.

And after eight years of pause from acting, Mike was seen in a supporting role in the 2018 Bohemian Rhapsody and Terminal.

Mike Myers Film Box office collection:

As An Movies Worldwide Box Office Collection
Leading 13 $4.1 billion
Supporting 3 $345.32 million
Producer 4 $676.62 million
Screenwriter 4 $716.56 million
Character Creator 1 $312.38 million

Television Shows

Apart from blockbuster movies, Mike has also appeared in numerous television shows.

Some of his notable appearances in TV shows include 1975 King Of Kensington, 1979 The Littlest Hobo, and 2010 Dreamworks Shrek’s Swamp Stories.

Similarly, he has a few upcoming projects in the pipeline, including The Pentaverate and Austin Powers 4.

Book Publications

The comedy superstar published a book entitled Canada on 15 October 2016.

In the book, Mike has written about his relationship with his beloved country Canada.

Mike Myers
Canada by Mike Myers

Mike Myers: Career

In 1989 Mike began appearing on SNL and also became the first production player added to the show’s cast in over two years.

Mike quickly became the show’s biggest attraction.

His last episode on SNL aired on the show 21 January 1995, which was exactly six years to the day after his first episode aired.

Moreover, his first directorial debut was 2013 Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon, which screened at the Toronto International Film Festival.

Mike Myers 2021
Mike Myers 2021

Furthermore, along with Susanna Hoffs and Matthew Sweet, Mike is also a member of the band Ming Tea.

They have performed the songs Daddy Wasn’t There and BBC for the Austin Powers franchise.

Mike has also appeared in the documentary telefilm Monty Python: The Meaning of Live.

As an avid fan of the comedy troupe Monty Python he also appeared on stage on the final night of their live show at the O2 Arena named Monty Python Live (Mostly).

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Unknown Facts About Mike Myers

  • Funnyman Mike wears the Encyclopedia Britannica corporation ring as a tribute to his father, which was given by his dad for winning the Salesman of the Year gong.
  • Mike Myers has really made it. Don’t believe me? If you ever pay a visit to Scarborough, Ontario, Canada make sure to check out Mike Myers Drive.
  • Mike is a huge fan of the American rock band Aerosmith. The band was a musical guest on SNL on his birthday. He tried his best to meet the band but could not make it. However, the band again appeared on SNL and surprised him.
  • On 25 June 2003, Mike was honored with a star on the Canadian Walk of Fame in Toronto, Ontario.
  • Premiere Magazine ranked Mike’s performance as Dr. Evil in the Austin Powers movie at No. 35 on 100 Greatest Movie Characters of All Time.
  • Mike Myers holds U.S., British and Canadian citizenship but is known to carry a British passport. In a number of his interviews, he has stated that he considers himself to be British.
  • Mike’s mom attended the London Academy of Music Dramatic Art, but she quit everything to raise a family.

FAQs

What is Mike Myers doing these days?

Mike Myers has been engaged in some of the acting projects which are still in the pipeline. His upcoming TV miniseries The Pentaverate is in post-production.

Will there be Austin Powers 4?

Austin Power 4 has been announced, and if everything goes well, they will start shooting soon.

Did Mike Myers shave his head for Dr. Evil?

Mike shaved his head for his role as Dr. Evil because he thought using latex would not look natural.

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