Michael John Douglas, better known by a stage name of Michael Keaton, is an American actor, voice actor, singer, dancer, and a comedian. How rich is Michael Keaton? According to sources, Michael Keaton’s net worth is estimated to be $15 million. A notable actor, Michael Keaton gathered the majority of his net worth due to his many appearances on popular television series and movies. Born in 1951, in Pennsylvania, Michael Keaton started his career as a TV cameraman for a public station WQED. Keaton’s first appearance on screen was in 1975 with a television series “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood”.
At the time, in order to avoid confusion with a well-recognized actor Michael Douglas and a television show host Mike Douglas, Michael John Douglas changed his name to Michael Keaton. Keaton’s next big break came in 1979 when he co-starred on a television series “Working Stiffs” with Jim Belushi, which resulted in a role at the comedy “Night Shift” directed by Ron Howard.
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Michael Keaton is perhaps mostly notable for his portrayal of Beetlejuice in Tim Burton’s film of the same name. The movie, starring Alec Baldwin and Winona Ryder, gained Keaton a large fan following and contributed to his net worth.
Another major role that Michael Keaton is recognized for is a portrayal of a comic book superhero Batman in 1989 movie titled “Batman”. Even though Keaton initially received negative feedback from the fans of the comic books, he proved himself to be an excellent Batman in the sequel released in 1992 titled “Batman Returns”. The movie generally received a lot of critical acclaim, grossed over $282 million worldwide and has been nominated for Academy Awards among many others. Keaton then declined a $15 million offer to return to play Bruce Wayne in the third movie and was replaced by Val Kilmer in “Batman Forever”.
Michael Keaton Net Worth $15 Million
Michael Keaton continued his acting career by appearing in such movies as “Pacific Heights” with Melanie Griffith, “Multiplicity” with Andie MacDowell, and “Herbie: Fully Loaded” with Lindsay Lohan. Michael Keaton’s most recent movie adventures include “The Other Guys”, a 2010 comedy film where he co-starred with Dwayne Johnson and Samuel L. Jackson, as well as a reboot of the Robocop franchise “Robocop”, released in 2014. In addition to revenue collected from various movie appearances, Michael Keaton is a voice actor as well. Keaton has provided voices to several video games characters in such games as “Cars”, “Cars Race-O-Rama” and “Call of Duty: Black Ops II”.
Keaton has also voiced a character named Ken in a famous animated film “Toy Story 3”, with other characters voiced by Tom Hanks, Tim Allen and John Morrisson. Keaton’s involvement in voice acting has significantly contributed to his accumulated net worth. A famous actor, as well as a voice actor with an estimated net worth of $15 million, Michael Keaton has been announced to reprise his role as Ken in the upcoming “Toy Story 4” movie, as well as make an appearance in a comedy drama film “Birdman” where he will co-star with Emma Watson, Edward Norton and Naomi Watts.