Quick Facts of Julie Michaels

  • Full NameJulie Michaels
  • Date of Birth20 July, 1970
  • NicknameJulie
  • Marital Status Married
  • BirthplaceNorthwestern, Washington D.C
  • Ethnicity White
  • ProfessionStunt Double Stunt Coordinator Producer Model
  • Nationality American
  • Eye colour Green
  • Hair colour Blonde
  • SpousePeewee Piemonte
  • Height5' 5" (1.65 m)
  • Online PresenceFacebook Instagram Twitter
  • Horoscope Cancer

Prominent American actress, producer, model, and stunt double Julie Michaels fought her way to become more than just a blonde bombshell. Julie earned her fame as Denise in the film Road House. Also, she established her name as “The nude babe who nuked Keanu” from her fight scene with Keanu Reeves in the film Point Break.

We’re sure you want to know more about this blonde beauty, her early life education and of course her earning. So keep reading!

Early Life

Julie Michaels was born in Northwestern Washington D.C, the USA. Unfortunately, Michaels has not shared much detail about her upbringing or family. She went to the University of Washington as an NCAA gymnast. Before her fame in Hollywood, she won two titles in the Miss America Pagent.

Julie was interested in learning martial arts so, she went to Asia to learn martial arts. Sensei Urquidez trained her.

Career

Julie Michaels likes to say that her acting career started “accidentally”. She was in an agency with a friend after recently moving to Los Angele. There she met a producer who cast her in the film Road House as Denise. After this, she started getting phone calls for more roles that involved stunts. She got the role of Freight Train in the action film Point Break.

She played the role of Susan in the horror film Witchboard 2 and appeared in various Tv shows like Desperate Housewives, In Justice, The Suite Life of Zack & Cody, 24, She Spies and many more.

Julie Michaels as Denis in Roadhouse
Julie Michaels as Denis in Roadhouse Source: fanpix.famousfix.com

As a stunt double, she has worked in various successful films such as ‘Last Exit to Earth‘, Double Tap, Most Wanted and Titanic starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet. Moreover, she has appeared in various Tv series such as Ghost Whisperer, The Newsroom. She later moved on to work for Matador as a stunt Coordinator.

Is She Married?

And the answer is, yes! Michaels has been happily married to fellow stunt performer and stunt coordinator Peewee Piemonte since 1993. Peewee and Julie met on the set of American Fantasy/ Slasher movie called ‘Jason Goes to Hell: The Final Friday‘. 

The two have been together since then and the couple has also worked together for many films and tv series. The two are recently working together for the drama series called Seal Team. Moreover, Peewee trains Julie to perform her stunts such as high falls!

Julie Michaels with her husband Peewee Piemonte smiling at the camera
Julie Michaels with her husband Peewee Piemonte. Source: Instagram Posted by @julie_michaels

The couple does not have any children to date. There is no news about adoption either. We can assume that they are more focused on their professional life because they sure are real daredevils. Throughout the year, there have been no rumors about either Julie nor Peewee being involved with anybody apart from their partners!

Net Worth

Even though the 49-year-old actress has not disclosed her net worth, we are sure that it must be around $1 million. Her roles for movies like Road House Point Break and series like How to Get Away with Murder, SEAL team must have contributed hefty much to her wealth. Furthermore, the actress has had a successful career in the industry as an actor, stunt double as well as a stunt coordinator.

Here is an interview with Julie Michaels

Moving on, she has also won significant awards and nominations in her name for her stunning work in the male-dominated field of stunt coordination. She was nominated for Screen Actors Guild Award, this made her the first woman to have been nominated in the category.

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