Michael Angarano is an American actor most known for his work in such movies as Sky High, The Forbidden Kingdom, Haywire, The English Teacher, and Sun Dogs. 

He has also appeared on television in shows like Cover Me, I’m Dying Up Here, and This is Us — the latter of which earned him an Emmy Award-nomination. We look at the career and net worth of Michael Angarano in this article.

What is the Net Worth of Actor Michael Angarano? Earnings & Salary

As of July 2020, Michael Angarano has a net worth of $4 million. The primary source of his wealth is his career as an actor. One of the most recognizable faces of early-to-mid-noughties cinema, Angarano has over 65 appearances in various movies and television shows.

Angarano’s on-screen career began in the mid-’90s with appearances on television shows like Saturday Night Live, Cybill, The Pretender, and Seven Days.

He was one of three finalists to be considered for the role of Anakin Skywalker in 1999’s Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace, but ultimately lost the running to Jake Lloyd.

He went on to make land small parts in movies like I’m Not Rappaport, For Richer or Poorer, River Red, and Music of the Heart.

In the 2000 semi-autobiographical about the life of Rolling Stones journalist Cameron Crowe, Almost Famous, Michael played the 11-year-old version of William Miller.

He starred as Chance Arno in the short-lived USA Network crime comedy-drama, Cover Me, which ran for one season from March 5, 2000, to March 24, 2001.

He had his first starring role in a feature film in the 2001 indie comedy-drama, Little Secrets, opposite Evan Rachel Wood and David Gallagher. He became widely known as Elliot from the NBC sitcom, Will & Grace. 

He gained further recognition, starring as Will Stronghold alongside Kurt Russell, Danielle Panabaker, and Mary Elizabeth Winstead in the 2005 superhero action-comedy movie, Sky High.

Left to Right: Jet Li, Jackie Chan, Michael Angarano, and Liu Yifei in The Forbidden Kingdom
Left to Right: Jet Li, Jackie Chan, Michael Angarano, and Liu Yifei in The Forbidden Kingdom
Source: Into Film

His most successful movie role came in 2008 when he starred alongside Jackie Chan and Jet Li in the fantasy action-drama movie, The Forbidden Kingdom. Despite mixed reviews, the movie was a box-office success, grossing $128 million at the box-office versus a $55 million budget.

He has since appeared in numerous movies like The Art of Getting ByHaywire, The Brass Teapot, The English Teacher, The Stanford Prison Experiment, and In a Relationship.

On television, Angarano played Scott Wallace in the sixth season of the Fox action drama series, 24; and starred as Dr. Bertram “Bertie” Chickering, Jr. in HBO’s The Knick and as Eddie Zeidel in Showtime’s I’m Dying Up Here.

He also had guest appearances as Nick Pearson in the NBC family drama series, This is Us, for which he was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award.

Box-Office Revenue

The list below shows the international box-office collection of some of Michael Angarano’s most notable movies.

Movie Budget Box-Office Earnings
Seabiscuit (2003) $87 million $148.3 million
Sky High (2005) $35 million $86.4 million
The Forbidden Kingdom (2008) $55 million $128 million

How Old is Michael Angarano? What is His Height?

Michael Angarano was born Michael Anthony Angarano on December 3, 1987, to Italian parents Michael and Doreen Angarano — the owners of three successful dance studios in Brooklyn, Staten Island, and Los Angeles.

He attended Crespi Carmelite High School, a Catholic school in San Fernando Valley, Los Angeles. The 32-year-old stands at a modest 5 feet 7 inches (1.7 meters).

Who has Michael Angarano Dated?

Michael Angarano has been involved in some high-profile romance — many of them involving his co-stars.

Michael Angarano and Kristen Stewart
Michael Angarano and Kristen Stewart
Source: E! Online

Aragano dated actress Kristen Stewart — whom he met on the set of the 2004 movie, Speak — in 2005. They had a whirlwind romance that ended for good in 2009.

He was then linked with his The Brass Teapot co-star Juno Temple in 2013; their relationship ended in 2016.

Besides that, Angarano has been rumored to have dated his Sky High co-star Mary Elizabeth Winstead, and actress Alia Shawkat.