Michael Fassbender Bio, Age, Married, Affairs, Net Worth, Movies & Height

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NameMichael Fassbender
Birth DateApril 2, 1977
BirthplaceHeidelberg, Baden-Württemberg, West Germany
ParentsJosef Fassbender & Adele
SpouseAlicia Vikander
AffairsLeasi Andrews, Zoë Kravitz, Nicole Beharie, Louise Hazel, Rosario Dawson, Madalina Diana Ghenea & Naomi Campbell
Net Worth$30 million
Height6 feet
Hair ColourLight Brown
Eye ColourBlue

Michael Fassbender, an accomplished award-winning German-born Irish actor is best known for films like ‘Hunger’, ‘12 Years a Slave’ and ‘Steve Jobs’. He played Lt. Archie Hicox in Inglourious Basterds, Magneto in X-Men: First Class, and the scheming robot David in Prometheus.

He was also nominated for Academy Award for portraying the title character in the Danny Boyle-directed biopic Steve Jobs. In 2015, he produced the western Slow West, in which he also starred.

Let’s find out more about his Bio, Age, Married, Affairs, Net Worth, Movies & Height from this article. Continue scrolling the page.

Michael Fassbender Bio: Age & Family

Critics’ Choice Movie Awards winning actor, Michael Fassbender was born on April 2, 1977, in Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg, West Germany. He was born to Josef Fassbender and Adele. He has an older sister named Catherine Fassbender who is a Neuropsychologist.

Michael Fassbender with his parents
Michael with his parents

Although he was born in German, he was raised in Ireland. His parents moved to the Irish town of Killarney, County Kerry when he was two years old. He had a Catholic upbringing.

He holds dual nationality, Irish and German and belongs to the mixed ethical background. He is 42 years old and his constellation sign is Aries.

Talking about his educational accomplishments, he joined Fossa National School and St. Brendan’s College, both in Killarney. At the age of 19, Fassbender moved to London to study at the Drama Centre London, a constituent school of Central Saint Martins.

In 1999, he dropped out of the Drama Centre and toured with the Oxford Stage Company to perform the play Three Sisters.

Professional Life: Series & Movies

Before he found work as an actor, Michael worked as a bartender and postman. Other jobs include labor work, market research for the Royal Mail and working for Dell computers. In 2006, he made his feature film debut with the American fantasy action-adventure film, 300.

However, he landed his first acting gig on television with a guest-starring role as Burton Christenson in the 2001 American war drama miniseries, Band of Brothers.

Band of Brothers
Band of Brothers

Michael landed his first acting gig on television with a guest-starring role as Burton Christenson in the 2001 American war drama miniseries, Band of Brothers. For the film, he won ‘National Board of Review Awards and Best Actor award from the Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards.

Fassbender reprised his role in sequel X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014) and sequel X-Men: Apocalypse (2016). His role as Edwin Epps in the 2013 film “12 Years a Slave” was one of the most significant roles in his acting career.

In 2015, he played the role of late American business tycoon, founder and former CEO of Apple, Steve Jobs, in the 2015 biographical drama film “Steve Jobs”. Well, the actor has shown his acting skills in films like “The Counselor”, “Macbeth” and “Slow West”.

Michael Fassbender: Net Worth, Salary, House & Cars

The major source of his income comes from his acting career. As of 2020, his net worth is estimated to be around $30 million.

Well, he bought a gorgeous home on the hilltop of Alfama in Lisbon for £1.7 million. The lavish estate includes a private garden terrace, a swimming pool with all the bells and whistles overlooking the Tagus River. Further, the actor also owns an exquisite flat in London.

Married to Alicia Vikander

After meeting on the set of The Light Between Oceans, the two took their romance off-screen in December 2014. Vikander is best known for her Oscar-winning performance as Gerda Wegener in “The Danish Girl”.

Michael and Swedish actress had split for some time in September 2015. But, reconciled later. The duo married in a private ceremony on 14 October 2017 in Ibiza, Spain.

Michael & Alicia Vikander
Michael & Alicia Vikander

As of 2017, they reside in Lisbon, Portugal. For now, the duo has not explained the ideas of having babies.

Seven Women Michael Fassbender Dated Before Settling Down With Alicia Vikander

Leasi Andrews: From 2008-2009, Michael dated model and actress, Leasi Andrews. The following year, Andrews filed a petition for a restraining order, alleging that he had physically assaulted her.

She eventually dropped the charges a month later. In 2012, they briefly reconnected when they were spotted showing major PDA at a post-Golden Globes party in LA.

Michael & Leasi Andrews
Michael & Leasi Andrews

Zoë Kravitz: Michael Fassbender appeared in the 2011 movie X-Men: First Class with Zoe Kravitz. The pair were RUMORed to be dating after their meeting on the set of the movie. They dated for a year, from 2010-2011.

Nicole Beharie: From 2012 to January 2013, Michael hooked up with American actress, Nicole Beharie. She is her Shame co-star.

Louise Hazel: Well, Hazel dated Fassbender in 2013. Louise and Michael were seen spending time together in London on May 24, 2013. They dined together at Wolseley cafe.

Rosario Dawson: Michael was rumored to be dating American actress, Rosario in 2013.

Madalina Diana Ghenea: Romanian actress and model Madalina Diana Ghenea and Michael were romantically linked in October 2013.

Naomi Campbell: English model, Naomi Campbell, and Fassbender were rumored to have had a fling in April 2014.

Physical Features: Height & Weight

Reviewing his physical statistics, Michael stands at a height of 6 feet and weighs around 79 kg or 174 lbs. He has an athletic body type with 42 inches Chest, 15 inches Biceps, and 30 inches waist.

Deep, calm voice, Wide, enthusiastic smile and Intense, gritty performances are his distinctive features. Further, he has Blue eyes and Light Brown hair. He has a straight sexual orientation.

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