Michael Fassbender
Michael Fassbender
Real Name/Full Name Michael Fassbender
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Michael Fassbender
Birth Place: Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, West Germany
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 2 April 1977
Age/How Old: 47 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 177 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 10″
Weight: In Kilograms – 79 Kg
In Pounds –  174 lbs
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Red
Parents Name: Father – Josef Fassbender
Mother – Adele Fassbender
Siblings: Catherine Fassbender
School: Fossa National School
College: St. Brendan’s College
Religion: Lapsed Catholic
Nationality: German and Irish
Zodiac Sign: Aries
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: NA
Wife/Spouse Name: Alicia Vikander
Kids/Children Name: No
Profession: Actor, Producer and Race Driver
Net Worth: $50 million
Last Updated: May 2024

Michael Fassbender is an Irish actor and producer known for his work in movies like Hunger, 12 Years of Slave, and Steve Jobs. The actor was raised in Killarney, Co. Kerry, located in South-West Ireland. The favorite director of Michel is Steve McQueen.

Before becoming an actor, he did several jobs to survive. Other notable Irish actor movies are Shame, Inglorious Basterds, Prometheus, X-Men: First Class, and many more. The artist produced and directed the stage version of Quentin Tarantino’s Reservoir Dogs at age 17, but at that time, he did not know one day he will work with Quentin Tarantino’s in Inglorious Bustards.

Well, how well do you know about Michael Fassbender? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Michael Fassbender’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Michael Fassbender to date.

Biography and Early Life

The actor was born on 02 April 1977 in Baden-Wurttemberg, West Germany, to Josef Fassbender and Adele Fassbender. The German accent of Michael comes from their father, whereas his Irish accent is from his mother. According to his mother’s family history, her great-grandfather was Michael Collins. He was an Irish revolutionary, soldier, and politician.

The parents of artists want to raise their children in the countryside, so they moved to South-western Ireland when Michael was two years old. The older sister of the actor is a neuropsychologist. In childhood, he became an altar boy in the church. He and his sister spent their holidays in Germany. The father of the actor runs a restaurant. He believes in the Catholic religion.

At age 17, the actor decided to become an actor. He was selected in play by Donald Courtney. He was an admission to Drama Centre London, but he dropped from Drama center and joined Oxford Stage Company. Michael performed in the game Three Sisters. The actor worked for Dell computers during his struggles daily.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Michael Fassbender in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Michael Fassbender’s age is 47 years old as of today’s date 20th May 2024 having been born on 2 April 1977. Though, he is 5′ 10″ in feet and inches and 177 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 174 lbs in Pound and 79kg in Kilograms.


Michael Fassbender completed high school at Fossa National School. He attended St. Brendan’s College in Killarney.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Michael Fassbender With Wife Alicia Vikander
Michael Fassbender With Wife Alicia Vikander

The actor lives in England for 21 years from 1996 to 2017. He is down to earth because Michael lived in the same flat he purchased in the late 20s. His ex-girlfriend accused him of harming her. The actor keeps his personal life private. In late 2014, the actor starts dating actress Alicia Vikander. The couple met during the shop of The Light Between Oceans. On 14 October 2017, the couple married in a private ceremony in Spain. They are living in Lisbon, Portugal. The actor often goes to church and lights candles.

Is Michael Fassbender Gay?

The actor performed a Gay kiss in the movie Alien: Covenant, but that does not mean he is only interested in men. The sexual orientation of Michael is straight, and he is currently married.

Professional Career

In 2001, the actor started his career with the television miniseries Band of Brothers. He worked with legendary actor Tom Hanks in the miniseries. He worked in the music video of the British band The Cooper Temple Clause song Blind Pilots. In the 2006 Edinburgh Festival Fringe, he played the role of Michael Collins which was his great-great-grand-uncle. Michael appeared in the British television drama Wedding, Belles.

The actor received success through the movie 300, which was directed by Zack Snyder. He played the role of Stelios. The film was a box office success that collected $456 million. Michael goes through a strict diet to prepare for his role as Provisional Irish Republican Army prisoner Bobby Sand in the movie Hunger. The movie premiered on 15 May 2008 at the Cannes Film Festival.

Following years, the actor played several types of roles in several commercially successful films. In 2009, he worked in Fish Tank. The actor starred in the science fiction movie Prometheus as an android David 8. Michal reprised his role in the sequel of the movie. In 2011, he praised his anti-hero Magneto role in the superhero film X-Men: First Class. The actor reprised his role in sequel movies like X-Men: Days of Future Past and X-Men Apocalypse.

Fassbender is known for his remarkable performance in 12 Years a Slave, which was based on memoir and slave narrative by American abolitionist Solomon Northupthe. The actor third time collaborated with Steve McQueen. In 2015, he starred in the movie Steve Jobs which was directed by Danny Boyle. In the same year, he appeared in the film, Macbeth.

The actor opened his own production company named Finn McCool Films. He starts working on a film based on the Irish mythological character Cu Chulainn. Before becoming an actor, he has a dream of racing. In 2016, Michael became a member of the team’s Corso Pilota Training Course.


The actor received 141 nominations in his acting career and won 76 awards like the Critics’ Choice Movie Awards and Golden Globe Awards. He won the British Independent Film Awards two times in 2008 and 2011.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Michael Fassbender in 2024

Michael Fassbender Net Worth
Michael Fassbender Net Worth

As of 2024, The estimated net worth of this Irish actor is $50 million. The actor created his net worth by working in television and film as well as producing. The actor was the producer of the movie Assassin’s Creed. Michael often saw riding Porsche 356.

The actor charged $1.3 million for the Trespass Against Use, $2.5 million for X-Men: Apocalypse, and many more.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • The nickname of the actor is Fassy
  • Michael gave Rafe Cawley an audition in the movie Pearl Harbor, but Ben Affleck gets the role.
  • He was selected to the lead role in the movie Lovers Left Alive, but he opted out of the project, and the part was given to Tom Hiddleston.

He is a very skilled actor who often amazes the audience with his acting skill while playing a negative role. Michael is working with Arnold Schwarzenegger in the movie Kung Fury 2.


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