Quick Facts of Roger Michell
- Full NameRoger Michell
- Date of Birth1956 /06 /05
- Marital StatusMarried
- BirthplacePretoria, South Africa
- NationalitySouth African
- Eye colourLight Green
- Hair colourWhite
- SpouseKate Buffery, Anna Maxwell Martin
Roger Michell is a South African theatre, television, and film director who is known for directing the 1999 romantic comedy film Notting Hill. Also, he has directed other hit blockbusters like My Cousin Rachel, Morning Glory, and many more.
Michell has been married twice in his life. His first marriage lasted for a decade until 2002. So, Who is his former and current wife? Read the full article in order to know further information about his marital life, wives, children as well as net worth & earnings.
Roger Michell’s Bio, Wiki (Early Life, Family, Education)
Roger Michell was born on the 5th of June, 1956, in Pretoria, South Africa, and is currently 62 years old. Being born in South Africa makes him of South African nationality, whereas, he belongs to white ethnicity. Further, his star sign is Cancer.
Image: Roger Michell
His father was a diplomat so, he spent significant parts of his childhood in Beirut, Damascus, and Prague. However, nothing more is known about his family and parents.
Talking about his academics, he attended Clifton College. Roger then studied at the Queens’ College, Cambridge. During the time of his graduation from Cambridge in 1977, he also won the prestigious Royal Shakespeare Company Buzz Goodbody Award.
Roger Michell’s Career Highlights
After the graduation, Michell moved to London and began an apprenticeship at the Royal Court Theatre where he worked as an assistant director to noted British playwright John Osborne and Iris playwright Samuel Beckett. In the year 1979, he left the Royal Court Theatre and then began writing and directing his own projects.
Michell joined the Royal Shakespeare Company in 1985 and spent over 6 years as an assistant director and then a resident director. AT RSC, Michell directed Some Americans Abroad, which was later transferred to Broadway in 1990. Similarly, he featured various theatre plays, television shows and film in the long duration of his career as a director. Some of them are Titanic Town, My Night with Reg, Notting Hill, The Mother, Morning Glory, and Hyde Park on Hudson.
Roger Michell’s Married Life (Wife & Children)
Roger is married not a single time but twice. And altogether he is a father of four children.
Michell was firstly married to Kate Buffery who is an English actress, famous for numerous roles on British television including the ITV drama series Wish Me Luck, BCC miniseries Close Relations, Channel 5 legal drama, Wing, and a Prayer, and many more.
The former married couple had 2 children, a son, Harry Michell, and a daughter, Rosanna Michell. However, their relationship couldn’t work for too long and they separated in 2002.
Second and Current Wife
After the first unsuccessful marriage, Michell married an English actress, Anna Maxwell Martin. She is a veteran actress known for playing the role of Lyra in His Dark Materials at the Royal National Theatre. She was born in Beverley, Yorkshire, England to a father, Ivan Martin who was a managing director of a pharmaceutical company. Similarly, her mother, Rosalind was a research scientist.
Image: Roger Michell and his wife, Anna Maxwell Martin
Currently, the married duo is happily enjoying their longterm marriage relationship. They share two children, Nancy Michell, and Maggie Michell. However, nothing is known about their wedding date and venue. It seems like the couple had a private ceremony including only with friends and family.
How Much IsRoger Michell’s Net Worth?
As a versatile director, Roger Michell has made many movies, television shows and theatre plays in the long duration of his career in the entertainment industry. Although the exact figure of his net worth and salary is not known, he must have been earning a good amount. Directing so many hits blockbuster has surely helped in to gather net worth in millions.
Most of his movies always collect a good sum hitting the box office. Among all his movies, Changing Lanes, Notting Hill is the most known movies of his career. Those movies grossed around $94.9 million and $364 million at the box office.
Roger Michell’s Age and Body Measurement
Currently, Roger Michell is 62 years old. Despite old age, Roger has well maintained his health. However, his hair has turned white because of aging. His eye color is light green. However, the exact measurement of his body is not available for now.