Michael Cera Net Worth 2020, Biography, Education, Career and Awards.
Michael Cera Net Worth 2020 – Remember the child actor who stole the hearts of the viewing public with his performance in the comedy show titled I Was a Sixth Grade Alien? That would be Michael Cera.
The Canadian singer and actor who is still in the business of entertainment, arresting the attention of fans and viewers who cannot help but admire his rare acting skills.
Michael Cera Net Worth
Michael Cera is a Canadian actor who has a net worth of $20 million.
Michael Cera was born on June 7, 1988 in Brampton, Ontario, to parents Linda and Luigi Cera who worked for Xerox. He has two sisters, Jordan and Molly.
At the age of three, Cera suffered from chicken pox. During that time, he repeatedly watched the TV series ‘Ghostbusters’ and became interested in acting. Later on, he joined Second City Toronto and started taking improvisation classes.
A delve into the actor’s educational background reveals that he attended Conestoga Public School, proceeded to Robert H. Lagerquist Senior Public School and later joined Heart Lake Secondary School where he stayed until his ninth grade when he made the conscious decision to leave and complete his high school education through correspondence.
- Michael Cera started his career with an unpaid appearance in a Tim Hortons commercial. He was eventually offered a Pillsbury commercial. Then in 1999, he was cast in the TV series ‘I Was a Sixth Grade Alien’. The same year, he did the TV movies ‘Switching Goals’ and ‘What Katy Did’.
- Then Cera played the role of young Chuck Barris in the movie ‘Confessions of a Dangerous Mind’. After this, he lent his voice to the character of Brother Bear in the animated series ‘The Berenstain Bears’ as well as to the character of Robbie Rabbit in ‘Pecola’.
- The Canadian actor’s breakthrough performance came in 2003 when he was offered the role of George Michael Bluth in the TV series ‘Arrested Development’.
- In 2007, he wrote, produced, and directed the show ‘Clark and Michael’. The same year, he appeared in the movies ‘Superbad’ and ‘Juno’.
- From 2008 to 2016, Michael Cera voiced the character of Sal Viscuso in the series ‘Childrens Hospital’. In 2008, he was offered the films ‘Extreme Movie’ and ‘Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist’.
- He played the role of Scott Pilgrim in the 2010 flick ‘Scott Pilgrim vs. the World’. He co-composed the soundtrack for this movie as well. Around this time, he also played the mandolin and contributed backing vocals to the song titled ‘Hang On’ for Weezer’s album ‘Hurley.’
- Two years later, he appeared in the short film ‘The Immigrant’ as well as in the TV show ‘Comedy Bang! Bang!’ In 2013, the Canadian star did many small and big screen projects like ‘Magic Magic’, ‘Brazzaville Teen-Ager’, ‘Failure’, ‘This Is the End’, ‘Gregory Go Boom’, ‘Bitch’ and ‘Drunk History’.
- In 2014, he released his debut album ‘True That’ through his Bandcamp page. This album featured 19 original tracks, the cover of Foley’s ‘Clay Pigeons’ and the cover of Falconer’s ‘Play It Again’. The following year, the Canadian musician got featured in Alden Penner’s track ‘Meditate’.
- Michael Cera then appeared as Tim in the short film ‘That Dog’ in 2015. He also guest-starred in the series ‘Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp’. In 2017, he appeared in an episode of the series ‘Twin Peaks’. The same year, he did the movies ‘Person to Person’, ‘Lemon’ and ‘How to Be a Latin Lover’.
- In 2004, Michael Cera won the ‘TV Land Future Classic Award’ for his performance in ‘Arrested Development’.
- In 2007, his performance in ‘Juno’ fetched him honors from the Chicago Film Critics Association as well as the Austin Film Critics Association in the categories ‘Most Promising Performer’ and ‘Breakthrough Artist Award’ respectively. The same year, he won another ‘Breakthrough Artist Award’ from Austin Film Critics Association for his performance in ‘Superbad’.
- In 2010, the Canadian actor won the Satellite Award for the ‘Best Actor in a Motion Picture: Comedy or Musical; for his contribution to ‘Scott Pilgrim vs. the World’.