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Michael Douglas: Net worth, Family, Movies, Facts & More [2024]

Michael Douglas: Net worth, Family, Movies, Facts & More [2024]

Last updated on: January 10, 2024

Michael Kirk Douglas, a famous American actor and film producer, has won two Academy Awards, five Golden Globes, a Primetime Emmy, the Cecil B. DeMille Award, and the AFI Life Achievement Award. “Wall Street,” “Fatal Attraction,” “Wonder Boys,” and “Behind the Candelabra” are his most notable works. The Motion Picture and Television Fund has raised over $6 million from his 11-year “Michael Douglas and Friends” Celebrity Golf Event.

As of July 2024, Michael Douglas is 79 years and 9 months old, his estimated net worth is $350 million, and he stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches (176 cm or 1.76 m) tall.

Discover all you need to know about Michael Douglas right here. Continue reading for comprehensive insights, ensuring you won’t need to look elsewhere for more information.


Full Name

Michael Kirk Douglas




Actor and Producer




Romancing the Stone(1984)

Best Known for

For the movie from Marvel Ant-Man (2015)


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Personal Profile and Background Details

Date of Birth

25 September 1944


As of today, Michael Douglas is 79 years and 9 months old.

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Zodiac sign





American, Bermudian

Birth Place

New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States


Los Angeles, California, U.S

School / College / University

Eaglebrook School

Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre

UCSB (University of California, Santa Barbara)


Reform Jew.

Race / Ethnicity


Food Habits





No tattoos on his body.

Physical Attributes and Measurements


  • In feet: 5′ 10″
  • In Centimetres: 178 cm
  • In meters: 1.78 m

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  • In kilograms: 72kg
  • In Pounds: 161 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Chest Size: 38″
  • Biceps Size: 11″
  • Waist Size: 32″

Shoe size

9 (US)

Eye color


Hair Color

Light brown/ Grey


Michael Douglas is a member of the famous Douglas family in Hollywood. He was born to actor Kirk Douglas and actress Diana Dill and has a younger brother named Joel Douglas. Michael was first married to Diandra Luker and they have a son named Cameron Douglas. After his divorce from Diandra, he married Catherine Zeta-Jones and they have two children together, a son named Dylan Michael and a daughter named Carys Zeta.

The Douglas family also includes Michael’s siblings, including Joel Douglas and two half-brothers from Kirk’s second marriage, Peter and Eric Douglas. Kirk Douglas had four children in total, including Michael, Joel, Peter, and Eric. Kirk passed away in 2020 at the age of 103, leaving behind seven grandchildren: Michael’s children Cameron, Dylan, and Carys, and Peter’s children Kelsey, Tyler, Ryan, and Jason.


Diandra Luker (1977–2000) (Divorced)

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michael and Diandra Luker image.

Catherine Zeta-Jones (2000–Present)

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Michael and Catherine Zeta-Jones’s image.


Kirk Douglas (Actor) (Died in 2020)

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Michael and Kirk Douglas’s image.


Diana Douglas (Actress)

Los Angeles Premiere of It Runs In The Family
Los Angeles Premiere of It Runs In The Family


Eric Douglas (Brother)

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Michael and Eric Douglas’s image.

Peter Douglas (Brother)

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Peter Douglas’s image.

Joel Douglas (Brother)

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Michael and Joel’s image.

Freida Demsky Becker (Sister)


Cameron Douglas (Son)

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Michael and Cameron’s image.

Dylan Michael Douglas (Son)


Carys Zeta Douglas (Daughter)

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Michael and Carys Zeta’s image.

Relationship & More

Marital Status

Married to Catherine Zeta-Jones

Marriage Date

20 March 1977 (with Diandra Luker)

18 November 2000 (with Catherine Zeta-Jones)

Girlfriend and dating history

Catherine Zeta-Jones (1999–Present)

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Michael and Catherine Zeta-Jones’s image.

Over 20 years, Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones have been Hollywood’s most famous couple. They married on November 18, 2000, after meeting in 1998. Dylan and Easter Sunday 2003-born Carys are their children.

Douglas’ 2010 cancer diagnosis and Zeta-Jones’ 2011 bipolar II diagnosis have tested their relationship. They overcame these obstacles and stayed together.

Despite their 25-year age difference, the couple has proved that their love is timeless and they are still happily together after almost 25 years. They are often regarded as a “power couple” in the entertainment industry.

Diandra Luker (1970–2000)

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Diandra Luker image.

Michael Douglas and Diandra Luker had a tumultuous relationship that started in 1977 when they met at the White House while Luker was interning there. Douglas proposed to Luker just two weeks after they met, and they got married in March of the same year. They had their first child, Cameron Douglas, in 1978. The couple had a happy marriage for the first ten years, but their relationship started to deteriorate afterward, and they began to fight. They eventually decided to part ways in 2000, after over two decades of marriage.

Following their divorce, Luker was in a relationship with businessman Zach Hampton Bacon III, with whom she shared twin sons, Hudson and Hawk, born in 2004 through a surrogate mother.

Michael and Diandra were also once co-owners of a beautiful mansion in Montecino, which they had to sell in 2014 as part of their divorce agreement.

Martine McCutcheon (1998)

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Michael and Martine McCutcheon’s image.

Maureen Dowd (1998)

Elizabeth Vargas (1997–1998)

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Michael and Elizabeth Vargas’s image.

After splitting from his first wife, Diandra Luker, in the late 1990s, Michael Douglas began dating Elizabeth Vargas. From September 1997 to January 1998, they were together. Elizabeth Vargas is an Emmy-winning journalist who has worked for ABC News for a long time.

Some sources claim that Elizabeth Vargas’ decision to seek treatment for her alcohol addiction was influenced by Michael Douglas. On November 6, 2013, Vargas made a statement revealing that she was receiving alcohol addiction treatment. Vargas spoke of her failed relationship with Michael Douglas in her autobiography, “Between Breaths: A Memoir of Panic and Addiction.”

Sabrina Guinness (1990)

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Sabrina Guinness’s image.

Loredana Romito (1988)

Kathleen Turner (1983) (Rumor)

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Michael and Kathleen Turner’s image.

Nancy Pfister (1976)

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Nancy Pfister image.

Brenda Vaccaro (1971–1976)

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Michael and Brenda Vaccaro’s image.

Michael Douglas and Brenda Vaccaro had a romantic relationship that lasted nearly six years from 1971 to 1976. The two first met while working on the low-budget film “Summertree” and initially shared the same trailer. They separated in 1976.

Favorite Things

Favorite Pet – Dog

Net worth 2024

Michael Douglas Net Worth
Michael Douglas Net Worth

$350 million

As of July 2024, Michael Douglas’s estimated net worth is $350 million. Michael Douglas earns most of his money from acting and filmmaking. “Wall Street,” “Basic Instinct,” and “The Kominsky Method” are among his notable film and TV roles.

He has also made money from producing movies. Douglas is also known for his involvement in politics and philanthropic works.

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Net worth Growth

Net worth in 2022 $345 million
Net worth in 2021 $330 million
Net worth in 2020 $315 million
Net worth in 2019 $300 million
Net worth in 2018 $280 million

Salary (approx.)

Yearly Salary $15 million
Monthly Salary $1.25 million
Weekly Salary $312 thousand
Per Day Salary $44 thousand

Car collection

Michael Douglas owns an impressive collection of cars, including both vintage and contemporary sports cars. The Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6×6 that he drove in the motion picture “Beyond the Reach” is one of the automobiles in his collection. The 1978 Chevrolet Chevette that his character possessed in the film “Falling Down” is another noteworthy vehicle in his collection.

List of Cars he owns

  1. Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6×6
  2. 1978 Chevrolet Chevette
  3. Bentley Continental
  4. Rolls Royce Phantom
  5. Cadillac Escalade
  6. 1963 Mercedes-Benz 300SE Cabriolet


Michael Douglas has a number of residences, some of which are in New York City, Bermuda, and Mallorca.

In 2021, he and Catherine Zeta-Jones moved to a 22-room Georgian in Irvington, New York, and listed their New York City penthouse for $21.5 million.

Douglas still owns the Mallorcan villa he and his ex-wife Diandra Luker purchased in the 1990s and refers to as a “family retreat.”

Douglas has made investments in other real estate projects in addition to his residential ones, such as a Bermudan island home that was listed for $32.4 million in 2019.


Michael Douglas is known for his love of pets. He and Catherine Zeta-Jones recently lost their dog, Figaro. He also supports animal welfare.

Michael Douglas Facts

  1. Michael Douglas was born in New Brunswick, New Jersey, on September 25, 1944. His parents, actors Kirk Douglas and Diana Dill, were also actors.
  2. He went to the University of California, Santa Barbara, to study drama and got his degree in 1968.
  3. Douglas has won two Academy Awards for Best Actor in a Leading Role, one for “Wall Street” in 1987 and the other for “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” in 1975, which he also helped to make.
  4. Douglas had a bad skiing accident in 1980 that put him in the hospital for three weeks and led to surgery to remove a blood clot from his brain.
  5. In 2000, he was told he had throat cancer, but he got treatment and in 2011 was told he no longer had cancer.
  6. Douglas has won a lot of other awards, like the prestigious Cecil B. DeMille Award and four Golden Globe Awards.
  7. In the 1987 movie “Fatal Attraction,” he played the part of Dan Gallagher.
  8. Douglas is married to the actress Catherine Zeta-Jones, and the two of them have two kids.
  9. He helps a lot of good causes, like the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), the Nuclear Threat Initiative, and the Motion Picture and Television Fund through the Michael Douglas and Friends Celebrity Golf Tournament.
  10. Douglas is also well-known for playing Detective Nick Curran in the 1992 movie “Basic Instinct.”

Michael Douglas Movies

8 Must watch Michael Douglas movies

Wall Street (1987)

In this crime drama, Douglas plays a ruthless corporate raider who takes a young stockbroker under his wing, leading to trading on illegal inside information.

Fatal Attraction (1987)

In this psychological thriller, Douglas plays a man who has a weekend affair with a woman who becomes obsessed with him and his family.

Basic Instinct (1992)

In this erotic thriller, Douglas plays a detective investigating a murder case where the prime suspect is a manipulative and seductive woman. The film is famous for a scene involving Sharon Stone.

The Game (1997)

In this mystery thriller, Douglas plays a wealthy banker who is given an unusual birthday present by his brother, which turns out to be a game that becomes dangerous and life-threatening.

Wonder Boys (2000)

In this comedy-drama, Douglas plays a college professor who is struggling to finish his second novel and navigate his personal life.

Traffic (2000)

In this crime drama, Douglas plays a newly appointed drug czar who is struggling to control the drug trade while dealing with his own family issues. The film also features multiple intersecting storylines.

The American President (1995)

In this romantic comedy-drama, Douglas plays the President of the United States who falls in love with a lobbyist played by Annette Bening. The film also deals with political issues and the challenges of being in office.

Falling Down (1993)

In this drama, Douglas plays a man who is frustrated with his life and snaps, going on a violent rampage through the city. The film explores themes of societal breakdown and mental illness.


What is Michael Douglas known for?

Michael Douglas is best known for his roles in films like Wall Street, Fatal Attraction, Wonder Boys, and Behind the Candelabra. He has won four Golden Globes, including the Cecil B. DeMille Award, and two Academy Awards; as a producer of 1975's Best Picture One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest and as Best Actor in 1987 for his role in Wall Street.

What is Michael Douglas' early life and career like?

Michael Douglas was born on September 25, 1944, in New Brunswick, New Jersey, U.S. He is the son of actor Kirk Douglas and had a privileged upbringing. Douglas began his acting career in the late 1960s and gained recognition for his role in the 1975 film One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, for which he won an Academy Award for Best Actor.

What is the secret to Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones' long marriage?

Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones have been married since 2000 and their love for each other continues to grow. However, the search results do not provide a specific answer to this question.

What was Michael Douglas' experience with throat cancer?

In 2010, Michael Douglas was diagnosed with throat cancer and required treatment. The major concern, according to Douglas, was that given the size of the tumor and the advanced stage of the disease, it seemed likely that he would need surgery to remove parts of his jaw and tongue.

What is Michael Douglas' new look?

In October 2022, Michael Douglas' bold new look raised questions from his fans. The Oscar-winning actor had ditched his grey tresses. In November 2022, Douglas left fans shocked after appearing tiny in new photos while visiting Paris with his wife.

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