Michael Bay Net Worth 2020, Biography, Family, Relationship, and Career
Michael Bay Net Worth 2020 – Michael Bay started his career in the film industry at an early age of fifteen as an intern with American Filmmaker and Entrepreneur, George Walton Lucas Jr.
He first featured in a 1981 American action-adventure film titled Raiders of the Lost Ark. Bay Majored in both English and Film at the Wesleyan University and graduated in 1986.
Michael Bay was born in Los Angeles on February 17, 1965.
He is a renowned American film producer and director who specializes in producing high-budget action films with popular appeal, distinguished by fast cutting-edge and amazing effects.
Some of the movies he has produced as well as directed are Armageddon (1998), Pearl Harbor (2001), Transformers film series (2007 and still counting).
Michael was adopted by the Bay family when he was still a baby, having been abandoned by his birth parents. So far, there is no information regarding his biological parents.
Nevertheless, his adoptive father, Jim Bay, was an Accountant, while the foster mother, Harriet Bay, was a medical doctor. Michael has no siblings but he has a cousin named Susan Bay.
While growing up, he showed so much interest in movies and his parents gave him all the support he needed, though they were a bit worried that he might not be able to make a living from the profession.
Nevertheless, he has proven to be one of the most successful film producers and directors in history and has an enviable net worth to show for it.
Throughout his career, Michael Bay has successfully managed to keep his relationships under wraps.
However, he had some major slip-ups when a few pictures of him with some Hollywood stars surfaced in the media. It is no longer news that he had some major encounters with a number of hot women in the past.
In 1999, Michael Bay was linked with American model Jaime Bergman. At some point, he also had a thing with porn actress Rebecca Bardoux, who was previously married to Jake Ryder.
He has also been with Taylor Wayne, a British pornstar.
Some of the other ladies he dated at some point are Cara Michelle, Lisa Dergan and Pamela Anderson. It seems like he has something for hot ladies though and very good at keeping his relationships private.
Bay graduated from Wesleyan University in 1986, majoring in English and Film. He was a member of the Psi Upsilon fraternity. He attended Art Center College of Design in Pasadena for his graduate work.
His first movie was “Bad Boys” in 1994, produced by Jerry Bruckheimer and Don Simpson starring Will Smith and Martin Lawrence. The film grossed $141 million at the box office.
In 2001, Bay-directed “Pearl Harbor” and co-produced it with Jerry Bruckheimer. It starred Ben Affleck, Josh Hartnett, Kate Beckinsale and Cuba Gooding, Jr. The film was released on Memorial Day weekend.
In Bay’s fifth collaboration with Jerry Bruckheimer “Bad Boys II”, Bay reteamed with Will Smith and Martin Lawrence. The film grossed $273 million worldwide, almost twice as much as the first movie.
Paramount Pictures announced that Bay will produce and direct “Transformers: Age of Extinction” and the film was released on June 2014.
Michael Bay Net Worth
Michael Bay is an American director and film producer who has a net worth of $430 million.