Michael Caine: Wiki, Bio, Age, Career, Net Worth, Wife, Movies

Michael Caine: Wiki, Bio, Age, Career, Net Worth, Wife, Marriage, Children, Family, Hometown, Health, Accent, Movies, Height, Weight, Birthday: Michael Caine is an iconic British actor who has appeared in more than 160 movies. He is an internationally renowned actor, known for his versatility in many leading roles. People also recognize him as an actor who has got 6 times Oscar nominations and won 2 of them. He is the owner of many other prestigious awards as well. Michael is also known for his noteworthy Cockney accent, mainly spoken by lower middle-class and working-class Londoners. He has served in many amazing films, including Educating Rita, Hannah, and his Sisters.

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Michael Caine’s Bio, Age, Height, and Weight

Michael Caine was born Maurice Joseph Micklewhite in the lands of England on the 14th of March 1933. He is the most iconic and reputable English actor living at an age of 89 years. Caine is a follower of Christianity with protestant faith which he acquired from his mother’s upbringing and got his Romani, Irish, and English heritage from his father. He is a high and lofty man with a height of 6 feet and 2 inches and bears a body weight of 86 kg.

Michael Caine

Michael Caine’s Early Life and Parents

The British actor who is known for his distinctive Cockney accent was born in Rotherhithe, London in St Olave’s hospital. His parent were common humans who did small jobs for living. Ellen Francis Marie was his mother’s name who works as a charwoman and cook. Maurice Joseph Micklewhite was his father who was a fish market porter. Michel spent his childhood with a full younger brother(Stanly Micklewhite) and an elder maternal half-brother.

Michael grew up in Southwark, London but during the evacuation of World War II, he with his family moved to North Runcton, Norfolk with his family. When the war got over, his father was demobilized and the Caine family rehoused to Marshall Garden, Canada. His father died in 1956 and his mother passed away in 1989.

Michael Caine Education

He attended a local village school at North Runcton, Norfolk, and then moved to Hackney’s Downs School by getting a scholarship but he studied there for only 1 year and shifted to Wallington’s Wilson School in London. At the age of 16, he left the school after getting the educational attainment standard qualification certificate( School Certificate) established by UK’s CBSE Board in 1918.

Then he joined a film company and worked there as a messenger and filing clerk. He also worked as the same for a film producer, Jay Lewis.

Michael Caine Career in the Military

In 1952, Michael has been called to serve in the Military service. Firstly served at the Royal Fusilier of the British Army and then he shifted to serve in the Korean War. During the Korean War, Michael developed a sense that the government officials did not care about the citizens at all and this thought escalated to his mind when he saw death in very close contact.

Michael Caine Acting Career

In 1950 before his Military career, he Sussex and joined a newspaper and website as an assistant stage manager. He started to do stage plays but his experience was not good at all and he called his first nine years “really brutal”. In 1956, he got his debut movie, “A Hill in Korea” and he acted with other stars including Harry Andrews, Baker, and Michael Medwin. After this, an ocean of work started to come his way. In 1957 he did How to Murder a Rich Uncle, then “the day earth caught fire” in 1961, “Zuhu” in 1964, and “The Ipcress File” in 1965.

In 1966, he got his title role in “Alfie” and because of his appreciable and fantastic performance, he received the nomination of Academy Award(Oscar) for Best Supporting Actor and Michael won. This was his 1st Oscar nomination and Award as well. Other of his most successful films of the 1960s are Funeral in Berlin, Hurry Sundown, Gambit, The Italian Job, and The Wrong Box. Caine showed his versatility as an actor and impressed everyone.

In 1971, he appeared in the film “Get Carter” which was a cult classic film, another one of the best movies of his career. In 19775, “The Man who would be King”, and in 1976, “The Eagle Has Landed” are some other best of Michael in the 1970s. He got his 2nd Oscar nomination for 1972’s “Sleuth”. In 1983, he appeared in “Educating Rita” in a lead role and got his 3rd Oscar nomination for best actor.

He won his 2nd Oscar Award for his supporting role in 1999’s “The Cider House Rules” and got nominated for the 4th time as the best actor for his performance in 2002’s “The Quint American”. By the end of 2000, Michael has completed his 100 films. Some of his career films that came after 2000 are The Dark Nights, Children of Men, The Prestige, Harry Brown, Inception, Gnomeo & Juliet, Journey 2: The Mysterious Island, Tenet, and many more.

Michael Caine Marriage, Wife, Divorce, Children

Caine married his co-actor, Patricia Haines in 1955 and the couple welcomed a baby daughter in 1956. She was named Dominique Caine. The couple divorced in 1962. After the divorce, Michael dated several actresses and models from 1962 to 1971 including Edina Ronay, Natalie Wood, Bianca Jagger, and Jill St. John.

In 1972, he met actress and model Shakira Baksh and they fell for each other. The couple married on 8 January 1973 and since then, they are happily married. They have a daughter, Natasha Haleema in 1973.

Awards and Achievements of Michael Caine

some of Michael Canes Awards and Acheivement are-

  • 6 times Oscar nominations for Sleuth, Educating Rita, Hannah and Her Sisters, Alfie, The Cider House Rules, and The Quiet American.
  • 2 Oscar Awards- Hannah and Her Sisters and The Cider House Rules
  • 1 BAFTA Award- Educating Rita
  • 3 Golden Globe Awards- Educating Rita, Jack The Ripper, and Little Voice
  • Screen Actors Guild Awards- The Cider House Rules.

Books Written by Michael Caine

Michael has written 3 books which are basically memoirs and those are-

  • 1992’s What’s It All About?
  • 2010’s The Elephant to Hollywood
  • 2018’s “Blowing the Bloody Doors off: And Other Lessons of Life

Michael Caine Net Worth

The estimated net worth of the most iconic, international star is around $90 million.

Below are the details of Michael Caine, his age, birthday, birthplace, zodiac, nationality, ethnicity, religion, caste, address, parents, father, mother, siblings, sister, brother, relationship status, girlfriend, wife, children, career, hobbies, height, weight, body measurements, eye color, hair color, nickname, net worth and more.

Information Table

Name Michael Caine
Nickname Not Known
Gender Male
Profession Actor and writer
Height (approx.) 6 feet and 2 inch
Weight (approx.) 86 kg
Figure Measurements Not Known
Eye Colour Blue
Hair Colour White
Birthdate 14 March 1933
Age (as of 2022)  89
Birth Place Rotherhithe, London.
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Pisces
Nationality British
Hometown London
School Wilson School
College/University none
Educational Qualification Graduate
Religion Christianity
Ethnicity Mixed
Caste Not Available
Address Leatherhead, Surrey, England.
Hobbies/Interests  Not Known
Marital Status married
Affairs/Boyfriends/Girlfriends  Edina Ronay, Natalie Wood, Bianca Jagger, and Jill St. John
Sexuality Straight
Parents Ellen Francis Marie and Maurice Joseph Micklewhite
Siblings  2
Husband/Wife/Spouse Patricia Haines(1955-62), Shakira Baksh(1973-present)
Children 2
Net Worth $90 million

Social Media Accounts

Twitter

Some Lessor Known Facts

  • He is the winner of 2 Oscar awards and both for supporting roles.
  • He has been in many relationships, before marrying to Shakira Baksh.

FAQs

1.Who is the wife of Michael Caine?

Shakira Baksh is his wife.

2. Does he have children?

Yes, he has 2 daughters.

3. Have he ever won any Academy Award?

Yes, he won 2 Academy Awards(Oscar).

4. Where does he live now?

He lives in Leatherhead, Surrey, England.

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