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Michael J. Fox Net worth, Age, Height, Family & More [2024]

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Michael J. Fox Net worth, Age, Height, Family & More [2024]

Last updated on: July 19, 2024

Michael J. Fox (born on June 9, 1961) is a well-known Canadian-American actor, activist, and author. He started acting as a child and became famous in the 1980s for his roles in the TV show Family Ties and the Back to the Future movies.

Some of his famous movies are Teen Wolf, The Secret of My Success, Casualties of War, Doc Hollywood, and The Frighteners. He also gave his voice to the main characters in the Stuart Little movies and Atlantis: The Lost Empire.

In 1991, Fox was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. Because of this he took a break from acting and focused on advocacy. In 2000, he started the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research to fund research and raise awareness about the same disease he has. Despite his declining health, Fox continued to appear on TV shows like Rescue Me, The Good Wife, and Curb Your Enthusiasm. He officially retired from acting in 2020 due to his worsening health.

In his career, Fox won several Emmy Awards, Golden Globe Awards, and a Grammy Award. In 2010, he was named an Officer of the Order of Canada. In 2022, he received the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for his work in Parkinson’s disease research.

As of July 2024, Michael J. Fox is 63 years and 1 months old, his estimated net worth is $65 million, and he stands at a height of 5 feet 4 inches (163 cm or 1.63 m) tall.

Bio / Wiki

Full Name

Michael Andrew Fox

Nickname

Mike

Profession

Actor, comedian, voice-over artist, author, producer & director

Career

Debut

Film

Midnight Madness (1980)

TV Show

The Beachcombers (1973)

Best Known for

His role as Marty McFly in the movie Back to the Future franchise (1985, 1989 & 1990)

Awards

Full List 

Personal Profile and Background Details

Date of Birth

June 9, 1961

Age

As of today, Michael is 63 years, 1 months, and 15 days old.

Zodiac sign

Gemini

Signature

Michael J. Fox signature

Nationality

Canadian

American

Birth Place

Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Residence

Manhattan, New York, United States of America

School / College / University

Burnaby Central Secondary School

University of British Columbia

Religion

He follows Judaism now.

Michael was raised as a Catholic, but after his marriage to Tracy Pollan, he involved with Reform Judaism.

Race / Ethnicity

Irish, English, Scottish

Food Habits

Michael J. Fox follows a primarily plant-based “flexitarian” diet to maintain his health while living with Parkinson’s disease.

He eats mostly vegetarian but occasionally consumes meat.

For breakfast, he takes blueberries, bran, and yogurt.

Hobbies

Music, Writing, Spend time with Nature

Physical Attributes and Measurements

Height

  • In feet: 5′ 4¼”
  • In Centimeters: 163 cm
  • In meters: 1.63 m

Weight

  • In kilograms: 66 kg
  • In Pounds: 145.5 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Chest Size: 38″
  • Biceps Size: 14″
  • Waist Size: 34″

Shoe size

9 (US)

Eye color

Light Blue

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Family

Michael J Fox with wife and kids

Michael was born on June 9, 1961, in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. His dad, William Fox, was a police officer and served in the Canadian Forces. His mom, Phyllis Fox, worked as a payroll clerk and also did some acting. Michael grew up with three sisters—Kelli, Karen, and Jacki—and a brother named Steven.

The Fox family moved around a lot because of his dad’s job. When Michael was 10, they finally settled in Burnaby, near Vancouver, after his dad retired.

Michael got married to Tracy Pollan in 1988.  They have four kids: Sam, born in 1989; twins Aquinnah and Schuyler, born in 1995; and Esmé, born in 2001.

His dad passed away from a heart attack in 1990, and his mom died in 2022.

Wife

Tracy Pollan (1988–Present)

Michael J Fox with wife Tracy Pollan

Father

William Fox

Mother

Phyllis Fox (née Piper)

Michael J. Fox with his mother Phyllis
Michael with his mother Phyllis

Siblings

Kelli Fox (Younger Sister)

Karen Fox (Sister)

Jacki Fox (Sister)

Steven Fox (Brother)

Children

Sam Michael Fox (Son) (Born on May 30, 1989)

Michael J Fox with son Sam Michael Fox

Esmé Annabelle Fox (Daughter) (Born on November 3, 2001) (studying at Duke University)

Michael J Fox daughter Esme Fox

Aquinnah Kathleen Fox (Daughter) (Born on February 15, 1995)

Michael J Fox with daughter Aquinnah Kathleen Fox

Michael J Fox twin daughters Aquinnah and Schuyler
Michael J Fox’s twin daughters Aquinnah and Schuyler

Schuyler Frances Fox (Daughter) (Born on February 15, 1995) (Studied at Pomona College)

Schuyler Frances Fox with father Michael J Fox

Relationship & More

Marital Status

Married to Tracy Pollan

Marriage Date

July 16, 1988

Girlfriend and Dating History

Karla Michelle (1976–1982)

Michael J. Fox with his ex-girlfriend Karla Michelle
Michael J. with his ex-girlfriend Karla Michelle

Nancy McKeon (1982–1985)

Kari Michaelsen (1985–1986)

Tracy Pollan (1986–Present)

Michael J Fox with his wife Tracy Pollan

Michael J. Fox and Tracy Pollan first met in 1985 on the set of “Family Ties,” a popular TV show in which Michael played Alex P. Keaton and Tracy played his girlfriend, Ellen Reed. Despite their on-screen chemistry, their real-life romance didn’t start immediately. She was dating someone else at the time.

Their real-life relationship began in 1987 when they reconnected while working on the movie “Bright Lights, Big City”. Michael has often shared that he fell for Tracy because she wasn’t afraid to call him out. She famously called him a “f**ing a*h*le,” which Michael found both surprising and refreshing.

They got married on July 16, 1988, and then they had four children together.

Despite the challenges they have faced, especially with Michael’s Parkinson’s disease diagnosis in 1991, their bond has only grown stronger. They often talk about their relationship. They support each other and take on life’s challenges as a team.

Favorite Things

Favorite Color – Blue

Favorite Movie – Back to the Future (1985)

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Net Worth 2024

Michael J. Fox Net Worth

$65 million

As of July 2024, it’s estimated that Michael J Fox has a net worth of about $65 million, based on information from different reliable sources. He has made a lot of money from many different works. Let’s look at how he did it.

Acting Career

Michael J. Fox’s acting career started in the 1980s. He became famous for his role as Alex P. Keaton on the TV show “Family Ties.” This role made him very popular. He then acted in movies like “Back to the Future,” “Teen Wolf,” and “The Secret of My Success.” His acting brought him a lot of money and fame.

Book Sales

Michael J. Fox is also an author. He wrote several books that became bestsellers. Some of his books are “Lucky Man,” “Always Looking Up,” and “No Time Like the Future.” These books talk about his life and his fight with Parkinson’s disease. Selling these books has added a lot to his wealth.

Investments

Fox has made smart investments. These investments have helped him increase his wealth. Although we don’t know all the details, his financial skills have played a big role in his net worth.

Philanthropy and Honors

Michael J. Fox is also known for his work in Parkinson’s disease research. He started the Michael J. Fox Foundation in 2000. The foundation has funded over $1.5 billion in research. This shows his dedication to helping others, even though it doesn’t add to his personal income.

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Social Media Profiles

Website

michaeljfox.org

Twitter

Instagram

instagram.com/realmikejfox

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