Quick Facts of Michael Anthony Peña

  • Full NameMichael Anthony Peña
  • Net Worth$12 Million
  • Date of Birth13 January, 1976
  • NicknameMichael Pena
  • Marital Status Married
  • BirthplaceChicago, Illinois, U.S.
  • Ethnicity Mixed
  • ProfessionActor, Musician
  • Nationality American
  • Active Year1994–present
  • Eye colour Brown
  • Hair colour Black
  • BuildAthletic
  • SpouseBrie Shaffer (m. 2006- present)
  • Height5' 7" (1.7 m)
  • EducationMarist High School, North Lawndale
  • Children1; son, Roman Pena (born in 2008)
Michael Pena

If you have ever watched the famous 2018 American crime drama web TV series, Narcos: Mexico, then you must remember the role of Kiki Camarena played by none other than Michael Pena aka Michael Anthony Peña. Not only this but he has made his appearances in many films such as Crash (2004), World Trade Center (2006), Shooter (2007), Observe and Report (2009), Tower Heist (2011), Battle: Los Angeles (2011) and many others.

Active in the film industry since 1994, Pena has collected a huge amount out of his successful career. So, how much is his net worth? He is a married man and shares a child with her spouse. Then, who is her spouse? If you want to find out, scroll down.

Michael Pena’s Bio, Wiki (Brother)

Michael Pena was born Michael Anthony Peña on January 13, 1976, in Chicago, Illinois, United States. His nationality is American and belongs to a white ethnic background. His father, Eleuterio Pena was a factory worker from Villa Purification, Jalisco, whereas, his mother, Nicolasa was a social worker from Charcas, San Luis Potosi. Moreover, his parents emigrated from Mexico and used to work as farmers originally.

Michael Pena
Michael Pena is an American actress and television personality. Image Source: Pinterest

Nevertheless, he has not talked about his siblings yet. Grew up in North Lawndale, Pena studied at Marist High School. Nevertheless, his later educational background is not available in the media yet.

Michael Pena’s Age, Zodiac, Birthday

Michael Pena was born in 1976 and is currently in his early forties. Mentioning his age, Michael is 47 years old as of 2023. Similarly, he celebrates his natal day (birthday) every 13th of January. Besides, his sun sign (Zodiac Sign) is Capricorn. Further, stands at a height of 5 feet and 7 inches i.e. 1.7m.

Who is Michael Pena’s Wife? His Marriage & Children

As of 2019, Michael Pena is a married man. Unlike other celebrities, he has balanced his personal along with his professional. He tied the knot with his long-term partner turned current wife, Brie Shaffer.

After sharing a long relationship together, the couple finally got hitched in 2006. Probably, their wedding was held in private and was attended by their family and relatives. As per several sources, Pena’s wife, Brie is now focused on screenwriting. Also, she is the director of three student films. She has also written the script for the film, Some Girl.

Michael Pena with his wife, Brie Shaffer Image Source: Getty Images

The couple shares a loyal relationship with each other. Both of them have trust and understanding of each other. In fact, they have already become proud parents of their son, Roman Pena, born in 2008.

Michael Pena with his wife, Brie-Shaffer, and their son, Roman Pena

So far, Michael has not revealed any conflicts with his spouse which can lead them to their divorce or separation. It has been now around one and half decades that the duo is living together in a blissful married relationship. The family of three keeps spotting and visiting different places. At present, Pena is free of rumors and controversies. Besides that, check out the relationship status of Egyptian-American actor and TV star Zeeko Zaki

Michael Pena’s Net Worth

Active in his career since 1994, Michael Pena has collected a huge fortune through his acting in varieties of hit movies. However, he has an incredible net worth of $12 million as of 2023. On the other hand, American actress and television personality Max Thieriot have a net worth of $2 million. 

His movies have also done well at the box office. Some of his films with a total budget and their box office collection are given below in the table.

S.N. Movies Total Budget Box Office Collection
1. American Hustle $40 million $251.2 million
2. The Martian (film) $108 million $630.2 million
3. Ant-Man (film) $130–169.3 million $519.3 million
4, Ant-Man and the Wasp $162–195 million $622.7 million
5. A Wrinkle in Time (2018 film) $100–130 million $132.7 million

So, we can easily say he bathes with money. And still, he is active in his career. Surely, he will increase his capital in the upcoming days with his upcoming projects. Therefore, he is living a lavish life with his family at present.

Michael Pena’s Career

Michael Pena was interested in acting since a tender age. He made his first debut in the film as Ernesto in the 1996 film, My Fellow Americans. In 2000, he played the role of Ignacio in Gone in 60 Seconds. He won ALMA Award for Outstanding Actor for his role of Daniel in the 2004 American film, Crash.

Moreover, Pena made his appearances in a hefty of movies which include End of Watch (2012), Gangster Squad (2013), American Hustle (2013), Fury (2014), Frontera (2014), The Martian (2015), Collateral Beauty (2016), CHiPs (2017), My Little Pony: The Movie (2017), Ant-Man (2015) and so on.

Apart from acting, Pena also provided his voice in the FX animated comedy, Chozen. Not only this but he also formed Nico Vega, a rock band in 2004. His track, Beast listed at #26 on the Billboard Hot Rock Songs Chart.

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