Sir Michael Caine, born Maurice Joseph Micklewhite on 14 March 1933 in Rotherhithe, Bermondsey, London, is one of the most popular actors in England, and has not only been active in the entertainment industry since 1953, but is reputed to be the highest paid actor in the world. Michael has been nominated for an Academy Award six times, two of which he won. He is also the winner of Golden Globe and BAFTA Awards as the Best Actor. Caine is also recognised as an author. For the achievements of the lifetime he has been honoured with the Commander of the Order of the British Empire, Commander of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres and a knighthood – Sir Maurice Micklewhite. In addition to all these honours, Caine has won a BAFTA Academy Fellowship Award.
Michael Caine Net Worth $75 Million
So just how much is Michael Caine? Recently, it has been estimated that the overall amount of Michael Caine’s net worth has reached the sum of $75 million. His assets include considerable property buildings, luxurious restaurants and even a football team.
Michael Caine began his career with an uncredited role in the film “Panic in the Parlor” (1956) directed by Gordon Parry. For the first six years of his career he played only further small and uncredited roles in films. In 1962, Caine landed his first main role in the film “Solo for Sparrow” directed by Gordon Flemyng. First critics acclaim, and a BAFTA Award for the Best British Actor Clain received after he landed the role of Harry Palmer in the film “The Ipcress File” (1965) directed by Sidney J. Furie. A year later, Michael was nominated for his first Oscar and several other awards, two of which he won, for his role as Alfie Elkins in the film “Alfie” (1966) directed by Lewis Gilbert. Michael Caine is an exceptional personality and outstanding actor, he has been nominated for an Oscar every decade, this way adding considerably to his net worth. Caine received nominations for his roles in “Sleuth” (1972) directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz, “Educating Rita” (1983) directed by Lewis Gilbert, “Hannah and Her Sisters” (1986) directed by Woody Allen, “The Cider House Rules” (1999) directed by Lasse Hallström and “The Quiet American” (2002) directed by Phillip Noyce.
Caine’s work on television has also received a number of awards or nominations as he has created various outstanding characters, too. The most popular television series were “Jack the Ripper” (1988), “Jekyl&Hyde” (1990), “World War II: When Lions Roared” (1994), “Mandela and de Klerk” (1997) amongst many others.
Michael Caine has been married twice. First time he married Patricia Haines in 1955. A year later, the first daughter Dominique Caine was born. However, Michael and Patricia divorced in 1962. Caine’s second marriage to Shakira Baksh was in 1973 and lasts up to date. They have a daughter, who was born in 1973 and named Natasha Caine. The family resides in Leatherhead, Surrey, and in Miami Beach, Florida, USA.
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