Michael Bay

Michael Bay was born on 17 February 1965. The birthplace of Michael Bay is, according to his biography, the biggest city in the state of California - Los Angeles. At the moment, Michael Bay is at 51 years of age. This American director of many movies was born under the Sun sign of Aquarius. No wonder Michael Bay is born under the Aquarius sign since many other movie directors, just like him, were born as Aquarians. The height of Michael Bay is 1.85 meters, which is an above-average height for an American male person. His weight is 75 kilograms, which represents a good weight for his height of 1.85 meters. Sadly, Michael Bay was left by his real parents since he was a baby. Luckily, the Bay family from Los Angeles had adopted Michael. There is no information about who the real parents of Michael Bay were. The name of Michael's foster father is Jim Bay, and the name of his adoptive mother was Harriet. His foster mom was a medical doctor specializing in child psychiatry, and he was also an owner of a bookstore. The adoptive dad of Michael Bay was a Certified Public Accountant. The full name given to Michaael Bay at the time of his birth was Michael Benjamin Bay. Michael stated in one interview that from the side of his real parents he is of the Russian ancestry.

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The maiden name of Michael's adoptive mother, Harriet, was Harriet Markowitz. Michael Bay was raised in the foster family who have practiced Judaism religion. He also had a Bar Mitzvah ceremony. He doesn't have any brothers or sisters. Michael has a cousin Susan Bay, who was married to the famous actor Leonard Nimoy from the Star Trek series. Since his early childhood, Michael showed particular interest in watching films and he also directed short film when he was young. His foster parents were supporting him in his filmmaking interest, but they were worried that he wouldn't eat any bread from making films. He proved his foster parents wrong and became one of the best-known film directors of all time with a net worth of $200 million.


Michael Bay, if it is to be believed to his biography, first attended a private elementary school in his hometown of Los Angeles, CA. He was a successful student back at his primary school. After he had graduated from his elementary school, Michael Bay went to the prestigious high school called Crossroads School. The Crossroads School is based in Santa Monica, California. Just like in the time of his primary school, he was a successful at his high school. He was the member of the filmmaking club at his high school and had directed several amateur movies. Little did Michael Bay knew that from his amateur filmmaking, he would become a professional movie director. After graduating from the Crossroads School, he had attended the Wesleyan University and the Art Center College of Design. From his education in film industry and talent for film making, Michael Bay earned a net worth of head-spinning $200 million.


He started his career in making of the movies as an intern of film director George Lucas. He had directed several successful horror films such as the remake of The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, 2010 A Nightmare on Elm Street, and many others. From his career in the film industry, he earned a net worth of $200 million.

Personal Life

At the moment, Michael Bay is not in marriage. He was never married, nor did he undergo divorce. Michael also doesn't have any children. He lives in Los Angeles, CA with his two dogs.

Quick Facts
Birth Date: 17 Feb, 1965
Age: 55 yrs
Citizenship: United States of America
Birth Place: Los Angeles
residence: Miami
Education: Wesleyan University
Gender: Male
Description: American film director, film producer, camera operator and actor
Net Worth 2021: 7.8 billion
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Last Modified: Feb 19 2023
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