Michael Rooker
Michael Rooker
Real Name/Full Name Michael Rooker
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Michael Rooker
Birth Place: Jasper, Alabama, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 6 April 1955
Age/How Old: 68 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 178 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 8″
Weight: In Kilograms – 86 Kg
In Pounds – 189.6 lbs
Eye Color: Black
Hair Color: Grey
Parents Name: Father – N/A
Mother – N/A
Siblings: 9
School: Wells Community Academy High School
College: DePaul University
Religion: Christian
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Aries
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Margot Rooker (m. 1979)
Kids/Children Name: 2 (Alynne Rooker, Gillian Rooker)
Profession: Actor
Net Worth: $10 million
Last Updated: February 2024

Michael Rooker is an outstanding American actor that the world is grateful to have. His works in movies like  Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer, Cliffhanger The Bone Collector has made him popular in the film industry. The actor has even showed his acting skills in movies like Guardians of the Galaxy, The Walking Dead sequels which are the all-time favourite movies of thousands of audience. Through the article we are going to know more about the actor.

Well, how well do you know about Michael Rooker? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Michael Rooker’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 Rooker to date.

Biography and Early Life

Michael Rooker was born on 6 April 1955, in Jasper, Alabama. Michael shared his early life with nine siblings. At the age of thirteen, Michael’s parents divorced and had to shift with his mother. He moved to Chicago. There he grew up to be a fine person and a great actor. The actor is very secretive about his life when it comes to sharing it to the world.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Michael Rooker in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Michael Rooker’s age is 68 years old as of today’s date 22nd February 2024 having been born on 6 April 1955. Though, he is 5′ 8″ in feet and inches and 178 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 189.6 lbs in Pound and 86kg in Kilograms.


Talking about Michael’s education, he was always a studious child from a young age. After his parents parted, he was forced to shift to Chicago with his mother. There he was enrolled into Wells Community Academy High School. After graduating from there he got a degree in acting from Goodman School of Drama which is located in the campus of DePaul University.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Michael Rooker With Wife Margot Rooker
Michael Rooker With Wife Margot Rooker

As we know that the actor does not like to mix his professional life with the personal life, thus not much information is available about his personal space. But as far as the information gathered, he is a happy family person married to the beautiful, Margot Rooker. They tied not on 22 June 1979.  Alynne Rooker ,and Gillian Rooker are the names of the two lovely daughters that the couple has brought up..

Is Michael Rooker Gay?

Michael Rooker is one of the fine actors the world can ever find. His experience in different roles and characters is quite extensive. He is a popular name in the movie industry. However, there has not been any incident that tells us that the actor is interested in any homosexual affairs. He is a happy man with Margot Rooker as his wife. It has been a little more than a decade that the couple is happily married.

Professional Career

Michael Rooker was always very passionate about acting. He soon found himself working in the theaters after the college. Many even say that he is a born entertainer. After working for the theaters, Michael got his first big project on the big screen.

His debut movie was called Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer. The movie was an immediate hit after which the actor’s popularity shot up in the industry. He soon got multiple roles in many blockbusters. Few of them are, Eight Men Out, Mississippi Burning, and JFK. He had become the go to actor for thriller movies.

Michael after working for the movie industry, wanted to change his domain of work. He got into a television career. Michael being a popular actor got his first show soon. His first series was “The Walking Dead” which was released in the year 2010. His acting was well appreciated by the audience and got a cameo role in the second season of the show. Eventually the producer and the director of the show decided to use Michael’s talent as a regular cast of the show.

Michael is even known for his role in the video games. He has worked as the voice actor for the world-famous games like  Call of Duty: Black Ops and The Walking Dead. He even played the character of Mike Harper in the sequel of the first game which was named, Call of Duty: Black Ops 2.


Michael Rooker is an outstanding actor and has bagged multiple awards and recognition for his acting skills. He has The Best Actor at the Fantasporto and The Best Male Lead award at the Independent Spirit Awards for his movie, Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer. Michael is also nominated for the category of The Best Supporting Actor at the prestigious Saturn Awards for his role in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Michael Rooker in 2024

Michael Rooker Net Worth
Michael Rooker Net Worth

Talking about Michael Rooker’s net worth, he has an estimated $10 million as of 2024. He is an excellent actor and thus deserves such great bank balance. He has worked in popular movies like Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, which has made him popular all over the world. His role in the popular video games has even made him add to his fortune. The net worth of the actor includes all his properties and earnings.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • Michael has voiced Merle in the popular game named, “The Walking Dead: Survival Instinct”
  • Rooker is also among the active cast members of one of the most awaited action film F9. The movie is directed by Justin Lin.
  • Michael is very keen about martial arts and holds a black belt in the Kyokushin style of karate.

Michael Rooker has surely proved himself to be the output of sheer hard work and dedication. His experience in the film industry is cannot be matched with any other actor. Thus, even at this age he is able to bag great movies to work in. We are all lucky to witness the actor live in multiple movies and also awaiting to see his talent in the forth coming ones.


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