Lorne Michaels Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Lorne Michaels is a Canadian-American producer, comedian, screenwriter, and actor who is known as the mastermind behind the longest-running sketch comedy and variety show, Saturday Night Live (1975-1980, 1985-Present).

Born Name

Lorne David Lipowitz

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Born Place

Toronto, Ontario, Canada


Canadian, American


Lorne studied at Forest Hill Collegiate Institute.

In 1966, he graduated with a degree in English from University College of the University of Toronto.


Producer, Screenwriter, Actor, Comedian


  • Father – Henry Abraham Lipowitz
  • Mother – Florence Becker
  • Siblings – Mark Lipowitz (Younger Brother) (Died), Barbara Lipowitz (Younger Sister)




5 ft 7 in or 170 cm


72 kg or 158.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Lorne has dated –

  1. Rosie Schuster (1967-1980) – Michaels married comedy writer Rosie Schuster on October 5, 1971. But, they got divorced in 1980.
  2. Susan Forristal (1981-1987) – His 2nd marriage to Susan Forristal lasted from 1981 to 1987.
  3. Alice Barry (1990-Present) – In 1991, the SNL creator married Alice Barry. He is a father to sons Henry Michaels, Edward Michaels, and daughter Sophie Michaels.

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However, his hair has turned gray with his advancing age.

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Distinctive Features

Short height

Lorne Michaels Favorite Things

  • Cast Members On SNL – ,
  • Athletes On SNL – ,

Source – ,

Lorne Michaels Facts

  1. He has revealed that he regrets not hiring and on SNL.
  2. Lorne once worked as a joke writer for .
  3. He is close friends with , of the Simon & Garfunkel fame.
  4. Some reports suggest that he was born in a kibbutz in Israel (then British-mandate Palestine), and not in Toronto as widely reported.
  5. based the character of Jack Donaghy from 30 Rock on Michaels.

Featured Image by David Shankbone / / CC BY 3.0


Facts of Lorne Michaels

  • full nameLorne Michaels
  • Date of Birth November 17, 1944
  • Age 77 years 7 months
  • Horoscope Scorpio
  • Lucky Number 10
  • Lucky Stone Garnet
  • Lucky Color Purple
  • Best Match for Marriage Capricorn, Cancer, Pisces
  • weight72 kg
  • height5 ft 7 in

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