Born and raised in Los Angeles, Michael Bay is an all-rounder in the film industry. He is best known as an American director, producer, camera operator, and an actor.
Michael is best known for producing and directing films such as Armageddon, Pearl Harbor, Bad Boys, and Transformers movies franchise (2007-present).
Not only in the glamour field, but Bay also owns and invests in different companies, Platinum Dunes, The Institute (The Institute for the Development of Enhanced Perceptual Awareness), Digital Domain, and others.
How Rich Is All Rounder Michael Bay?
Professional since 1986, no doubt, Bay has amassed hefty sum as director, producer, camera operator, and actor. According to Celebrity Net Worth, Michael is worth $430 million. Also, in 2020, he earns a salary of $65 million per year.
In 1995, the versatile figure earned $100,000 as a directing fee from Bad Boys, later, his salary rose up to $25 million in Pearl Harbour in 2001.
Forbes claimed that Bad Boys director Bay had an estimated net worth of $66 million in 2014. In fact, he was listed 50th in the “2014 CELEBRITY 100 EARNINGS” list by Forbes.
Successful Director And Investor
Fifty-five years old star Michael Bay has been active in the entertainment industry since 1986. He worked as a producer in numerous movies and television series like Armageddon, Pearl Harbor, Transformers franchise, Horror at the Cecil Hotel, The Last Ship, and The Purge.
Additionally, Bay directed movies such as The Rock, Pain & Gain, 6 Underground, and others.
|Movies||Budget||Box Office Earnings|
|Transformers: The Last Knight||$260 million||$605.4 million|
|Transformers: Age of Extinction||$210 million||$1.104 billion|
|Transformers: Dark of the Moon||$195 million||$1.124 billion|
|Pearl Harbor||$140 million||$449.2 million|
|Armageddon||$140 million||$553.7 million|
|The Rock||$75 million||$335.1 million|
|Bad Boys||$19 million||$141.4 million|
Besides films, Bay has also invested money in different firms. In 2001, he co-owned a production house Platinum Dunes along with mates Brad Fuller and Andrew Form.
Additionally, the Transformer’s director is also a co-founder of 451 Media Group. Also, he has invested his wealth in companies, Digital Domain, and The Institute.
Michael Benjamin Bay, aka Michael Bay, was born on February 17, 1965, in Los Angeles, California, United States.
Bay’s father, Jimmy Bay, is a certified public accountant while the mother, Harriet Bay, is a child psychiatrist. He spent his childhood with his sister, Lisa Bay.
The Rock director Michael attended ArtCenter College – Hillside Campus.
As of 2020, 6 feet 1-inch tall producer, Michael lives a lavish lifestyle in a luxurious villa located in California.
Social Media Profiles
Fifty-five years old director Bay is active on his social media in order to interact with his fans. As of February 2020, he has 88.7K followers on Twitter.
Likewise, on Instagram, he has 350K followers with an engagement rate of 4.34%. According to the Influencer Marketing Hub, he receives around $1,049.25 to $1,748.75 per sponsor post.