Quick Facts of Michael Charles Chiklis

  • Full NameMichael Charles Chiklis
  • Net Worth$14 million
  • Marital StatusMarried
  • BirthplaceLowell, Massachusetts, U.S.
  • EthnicityMixed
  • ProfessionActor, television producer
  • NationalityAmerican
  • Active Year1989–present
  • Eye colourBlue
  • SpouseMichelle Chiklis (m. 1992)
  • Height5' 9" (1.75 m)
  • Children2 daughter

Michael Chiklis is an American actor and television producer, best known for his role in an American crime drama television series, The Shield as LAPD Detective Vic Mackey. Further, he has won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series. In the year 2014, he was cast in the second season of Gotham as a series regular Nathaniel Barnes.

Is he married? Who is his wife? And, does he have any children? Let’s get into the article and find out the details about her marital life as well as professional life. So far, Chiklis has amassed a net worth of $14 million approximately as of now. Read the full article to know more interesting facts about his life.

Michael Chiklis’ Bio, Wiki (Early Life and Family)

Michael Chiklis was born as Michael Charles Chiklis on August 30, 1963, in Lowell, Massachusetts. He is currently at the age of 55. He holds an American nationality and belongs to mixed ethnicity. Further, his star sign is Virgo.

He is a son of Charlie Chiklis and Katherine Chiklis. His father is a second-generation Greek American whereas his mother is of Greek and Irish descent. Also, he has a brother named Peter Chiklis with whom he grew all along.

Moreover, Chiklis holds a Bachelor degree in Fine Arts from the Boston University College of Fine Arts. Prior to that, he attended Andover High School for his early education.

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Michael Chiklis’ Career (Movies & TV shows)

After his graduation, Chiklis moved to Brooklyn, New York City where he was cast in the controversial biopic Wired as John Belushi in 1989. In the following year, he also starred as a guest in several popular television series such as Miami Vice, B.L. Stryker, and Wiseguy.

Some of his portrayed Movies and TV shows are enlisted below;


 1995 Nixon TV Director
 1999 Last Request Victim Short film
 2007 Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer  Ben Grimm / The  Thing
 2016  Rupture  Bald Man
 2018 MFKZ  Crocodile Voice


 1990 Murphy Brown Tony Rocket  Episode: “Brown and Blue”
2000 Godzilla: The Series Colonel Charles Tarrington (voice)  Episode: “Where is thy Sting?”
2003Stuart LittleClaw (voice) Episode: “No Job is Too Little”
 2014 Sons of Anarchy Milo 2 episodes
2015–17 Gotham Captain Nathaniel Barnes / The Executioner 25 episodes


YearAssociationCategoryNominated WorkResult
2002 Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series The Shield Won
2002 Television Critics Association AwardsIndividual Achievement in Drama The Shield Won
2003 Golden Globe AwardsBest Actor – Television Series Drama The Shield Won
2004 Satellite AwardsBest Actor – Television Series Drama The Shield Won
2006 MTV Movie AwardsBest On-Screen Team (shared with Jessica AlbaIoan Gruffud and Chris Evans) Fantastic Four Nominated

Michael Chiklis’ Personal Life (Married, Wife, Children)

Michael Chiklis is a happily married man. His wife, Michelle Moran and Chiklis married on June 21, 1992. They first met at a party arranged by mutual friends. At the time, Chiklis didn’t want to attend the party but now he is thankful to his friends that they insisted him to attend it where he met his life partner.

From their blissful marriage relation, the couple has two daughters, Autumn and Odessa Rose. Since the day of their marriage, the married duo maintains a healthy and prosperous relationship. Until now, there are no news and rumors of their separation or having extramarital affairs.

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Michael Chiklis’ Net Worth and Salary

Being active in the industry since 1989, Michael Chiklis has gathered an estimated net worth around $14 million throughout his career in industry. Until now, he has played in plenty of numbers of movies and television series which has probably assisted him to gather such net worth.

Also, Chiklis receives an amount of around $125 thousand as his salary per episode from TV shows. So, looking at his featured TV series, it is quite reasonable to assume his net value in millions.

Michael Chiklis’ Age & Body Measurement (Height, Weight)

As per his birthdate, Chiklis is currently at the age of 55. Also, after being at the mid-50s, he has still retained his dashing personality.

Chiklis stands at a height of 1.75 m which is 5 feet 9 inch. Further, he has a bald head with bold blue eyes. He has a harsh sounding voice.