Lorne Michaels Net Worth
Lorne Michaels is a Canadian television producer, comedian and actor who has a net worth of $500 million. Michaels is best known for creating and producing “Saturday Night Live” and producing “Late Night” series and “The Tonight Show”. He was born on November 17, 1944 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He attended the Forest Hill Collegiate Institute in Toronto and graduated from University College, University of Toronto, earning degree in English. Michael started his career as a writer and broadcaster for CBC Radio in 1966 and then moved to Los Angeles to work as a writer for Laugh-In and The Beautiful Phyllis Diller Show.
Lorne Michaels created the TV show NBC’s Saturday Night in 1977 and changed its name to Saturday Night Live in 1977. The show produced by him became a platform for launching the career of some of the most successful comedians in United States. His net worth comes through his work as executive producer as well as from his TV and movie appearances as an actor. The Saturday Night Live Producer debuted his TV show in 1975 which made him to earn $115,000. At the startup of the program, the cast member got 715 dollars per episode. After the increasing success of the program, the cast member of the program salary was increased to $2 thousand per episode. Apart from his success story from Saturday Night Live, he has started Broadway Video in 1979, producing shows like “The Kids in the Hall”, “The New Show”. He has also appeared on HBO mockumentary titled The Canadian Conspiracy. Michael has earned good amount of money through his public and TV appearances, interviews. His filmography takes the beginning from 1980s where his first movie was “Gilda Live”. In 1984, he appeared on another movie titled “Nothing Lasts Forever”. Similarly his net worth has been increased through appearing in various movies including “Three Amigos”, “Wayne’s World”, “Conheads”, “Wayne’s World 2”, “Lassie”, “Tommy Boy” and “Black Sheep”.
During his time in Hollywood, he has received a lot of awards and achievements. He had became the member of the Television Academy Hall of Fame in 1999. Similarly in 2002, he became the member of Order of Canada and in the same year, Hollywood Walk of Fame, he was awarded a star. He is also honored with a star on Canada’s Walk of Fame and received Mark Tain Prize for American Humor in 2004 and 2006. The owner of $350 million net worth lived in a house of Amagansett, New York which was worth of $670,000. In 2013, he moved to a new house in Wellington Florida which is worth of $12 million and sets on four acre. Beside of two divorces behind, he is currently married to his former assistant Alice Barry, with whom he has three children.
Things to know about Lorne Michaels
Full Name: Lorne David Lipowitz
Date of Birth: 17th November, 1944
Lorne Michaels Net Worth: $500 Million