Michael Bay Net Worth Forbes and Salary 2017:
Michael Benjamin Bay, is an American filmmaker, director and producer. He was born on February 17, 1965, in Los Angeles, California.
Bay is known for directing and producing big-budget action film such as Armageddon, Bad Boys, Pearl Harbor and the Transformers film series.
Michael Bay: The Beginning of success:
Michael started his career after he graduated from Wesleyan University in 1986, he began working at Propaganda Films, directing commercials and music videos. His first work was an short advertisement for Coca-Cola, it was picked up later by Capitol Records. His began directing commercials for worldwide companies like Goodby and Silverstein & Partners and his biggest success was his commercial for the Red Cross.
His Success gained the attention of producers Jerry Bruckheimer and Don Simpson, who selected him to direct his first film, Bad Boys. Since then, Bay directed more than 10 films including The Rock, Armageddon, Pearl Harbor, The Island and all were successful.
Bay most success came in 2007 as he directed and teamed up with Steven Spielberg to produce Transformers, a live action film based on the Transformers franchise.
Michael Bay is the co-founder of the production company, Platinum Dunes, along with partners, Brad Fuller and Andrew Form. They are quite successful with their remakes of old horror films, such as Nightmare on Elm Street and Texas Chainsaw Massacre.
Michael Bay Personal Informations:
Michael Bay Height: 6 feet 2 in (188 cm)
Michael Bay Weight: 132 lbs (60kg)
Michael Bay quotes: We don’t make movies for critics. I’ve done four movies; there’s millions upon millions upon millions of people who’ve paid to see them. Somebody likes them. My greatest joy is to sit anonymously in a dark theater and watch it with an audience, a paying audience.
Michael Bay net worth: Bay has a net worth of $430 million. He earns his net worth by making, producing and directing movies and commercials and also by owning some of his movies franchise.
Family and relationship:
Michael was raised by his adoptive parents Harriet, and he lives now with 3 English mastiff dogs.
Awards and nominations:
2001 – Teen Choice Awards – Best Drama/Action Adventure Movie – Pearl Harbor.
2007 – MTV Movie Awards – Best Summer Movie You Haven’t Seen Yet – Transformers.
2009 – Scream Award – Best Sequel – Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen.
Michael Bay on ’13 Hours’ and Future ‘Transformers’ Movies