Michael Cera Bio: Age, Height, Net Worth, Wife and Movies

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Michael Cera, the Canadian actor and singer, started his career by acting in commercials. He was nine years old when he got began auditioning for commercials. However, it took him some time to gain stardom. Michael Cera got roles in movies like Superbad, Juno, and Scott Pilgrim, which brought him into the spotlight.

What most people might not know that he is also an excellent musician and singer. He has released four different albums of his own. And although you might feel like his stage presence is low, he has been working on voice-over roles. Currently, Michael is doing voice-overs for the computer animation adaptation of 1974’s classic the Blazing Samurai. He plays the role of Hank, who is a good dog. The movie is set to be released in 2021.

How was Michael Cera’s Childhood?

Michael Austin Cera was born on June 7, 1988, in Ontario, Canada. His father, Luigi Cera, is of Sicilian descent, and his mother Linda Cera has Irish, Dutch, Scottish, and English descent. In a family of parents who both worked in Xerox, he grew up as a middle child. He has an older sister named Jordan and a younger one named Molly.

Michael Cera
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Michael Cera

Once he got chickenpox at the age of 3. To spend the time, he repeatedly watched Ghostbusters. It was shocking and amusing when he managed to memorize and idolized all the dialogues of Bill Murray. It was then when he realized his interest in acting.

Cera’s Educational Background:

Michael Cera studied at Heart Lake Secondary School until grade 9. However, after he completed his high school education from an online school, taking his passion for acting seriously, he also took improvisation classes in the second city Toronto.

Michael Cera’s Movies / Acting career:

Michael Cera became famous even before he had finished high school. The actor started his career acting in commercials. Soon he was given roles in TV series and movies. Some of his major characters include the following:

Year Movie/Series
2000 Frequency
2000 Steal this movie
2002 Confessions of a Dangerous mind
2003-2019 Arrested Development
2007 Superbad
2007 Juno
2009 Paper Heart
2013 This is the end
2017 The Lego Batman Movie
2017 Molly’s Game
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Some of Michael Cera’s earliest roles were in the Movie What Katy Did and the TV series I was a sixth-grade alien during 1999. Michael Cera appeared in similar series until his first starring role in Superbad. He played identical movies and also won several awards. Some of his major award-winning parts were:

Award Title Movie Year
Satellite Awards Best Actor: Comedy or Musical Scott Pilgrim vs. the World 2010
Chicago Film Critics Association Most Promising Performer Juno 2007
Austin Film Critics Association Breakthrough Artist Award Juno 2007
Austin Film Critics Association Breakthrough Artist Award Superbad 2007

Michael Cera’s Singing career:

Along with his acting roles, Michael Cera has been able to carry forward his passion for music. He worked in backup vocals to one of Weezer’s songs named Hang on. He has also gone on tours as the bass player in Mister Heavenly. Till now, he has released four different albums. They are:

Year Music Album
1998 Candela
2009 Paper Heart
2010 Youth In Revolt
2014 True That

Additionally, he is also a member of the band called The Long Goodbye with Clark Duke. The 31-year-old artist has also played a few songs for his movies.

What’s Michael Cera’s Height and measurements?

The actor is 5 foot 9 inches (175m) tall and is approximately 70 kg’s in weight.

Michael Cera’s Relationships and Wife:

Michael likes to keep his personal life favorite. He doesn’t feel the need to convince people through social media. In an interview with Time Out magazine, he said: “The compulsion of Twitter is so odd; I don’t see the appeal,” he admitted. “I just don’t like spending my time that way. It’s just laziness.”

Michael Cera and His wife Nadine
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Michael Cera and His wife, Nadine

Although he has tried to keep his personal life a secret, several channels have released and confirmed his relationship. He was together with his girlfriend Nadine for a long time before getting married in January 2018. Although the couple didn’t announce about marriage, they were spotted together, kissing with wedding rings on streets in Brooklyn.

In 2014, Michael wrote a song for his then-girlfriend Nadine named Oh Nadine (You Were In My Dream). Michael Cera has also dated his co-star Aubrey Plaza from the movie Scott Pilgrim vs. the World in the past. However, the relationship was revealed by Aubrey only after the couple split. The couple reportedly had dated for a year and a half before they split.

How much is his Net Worth?

The actor and singer reportedly have a net worth of 20 Million dollars as of now. Most of his earnings are from the roles that he has played in movies and series. Some of his wealth is also contributed to the voice roles that he played in movies. Another potential source of income for him is the music that he has released.

Michael Cera’s iconic mustache look:

Michael Cera with his mustache look

Like many of us, Cera also had a phase during which he grew a mustache. Although he gots a lot of criticism, some people called it iconic and still remember it to date. But he soon got over it too.