Michael Dorn

For some of us, and especially if you have never been in the film industry, it looks as if it is the easiest and the best career to venture in. things are however very different on the ground and this is the reason why many actors and actresses quit after being in this industry for several months. Those who understand what it takes to be a good actor and is ready to pay the price of what it takes to succeed in this industry. One of these actors is Michael Dorn.

Michael is a well-known American actor who began his acting career back in 1976 at the age of 24 years and has grown old still doing the same thing and there seems to be no stopping for him. Some of his work include; Star Trek: The Next Generation premier episode title Encounter at Farpoint. The series kicked off in 1987 and Michael was a part of it until the final episode Star Trek: Nemesis in 2002.

Well, how well do you know about Michael Dorn? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Michael Dorn’s net worth in 2021, 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 Dorn to date.

Biography and Early Life

Depending on the way you look at it, we can say that Michael is old while others consider him as still young especially because of his young and strong body. However, Michael is 68 years old at the present being born on the 9th of December in 1952. Dorn was born to Fentress Dorn Jr. and Allie (nee Nauls) who were living in Luling, Texas, at the time of his birth.

There is however no information of what his parents did for a living at the time of his birth. It is also not clear whether he is the only child in the family or he has siblings because he doesn’t talk much about them if they are there. Dorn is American by birth with Afro-American ethnicity.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Michael Dorn in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, Michael Dorn’s age is 68 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 9 December 1952. Though, he is 6′ 3″ in feet and inches and 190 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 198lbs in Pound and 90kg in Kilograms.


Although Dorn was born in Luling, Texas, he spent much of his childhood years in Pasadena, California, United States. Michael has tried very much to be open about his childhood life but it seems like he only mentions what he feels is necessary for his career. For this reason, he seems to pass either intentionally or by mistake, the information of where he spent much of his early school years. This however doesn’t mean he didn’t go to school.

After graduating from high school, he decided to do radio and television production and after some consideration, he decided to join Pasadena City College. After that, he didn’t go to any other college. Instead, he decided to try out a career in the music industry as a performer. He traveled with several different rock music bands. They mostly traveled to San Francisco then back to Los Angeles.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Michael Dorn has been very generous with information about his childhood life including part of his education. However, when it comes to his love life, it has remained a mystery to many. Thanks to our incredible research team, we were able to discover that Dorn is a married man and has been married to his wife Kelly Dorn for many years now. He was seen with her back in 2001, and he confirmed that she was his wife. However, there is nothing more known about their relationship at the moment and whether he has kids or not.

Is Michael Dorn Gay?

Michael Dorn might be very secretive about his love life. But, since there has not been any rumors of him being in a gay relationship, we will assume that he is straight at the moment until proven otherwise.

Professional Career

After being in the world of music for some time as a performer, he received his first offer to appear in a movie. The first movie he appeared on was Rocky where he was cast as Apollo’s Creed bodyguard. Although he was not credited for the movie, he never gave up. In 1978, he was cast as a guest on W.E.B. television show.

Since he impressed the producer, he decided to introduce him to an agent who then connected Dorn to an acting teacher named Charles E. Conrad. Conrad trained Michael acting for 6 months and he immediately landed a regular role on CHiPs which was a television series. This marked the beginning of his career as an actor.


Most of Michael Dorn’s work is what he did in Star Trek which was a syndicated series. Some of the awards he has won over the years include; Online Film and Television Association Award and BTVA Television Voice Acting Award among others.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Michael Dorn in ’2021’

Michael’s career in the film industry was born by mere luck. However, he took advantage of the opportunity he had to build his career. As of 2021, he has earned great wealth from his career which amounts to $10 million.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • In 2010, he revealed that he was diagnosed with early-stage of prostate cancer. As a result, he decided to become a vegan as a way of dealing with it.

Michael Dorn is great proof that hard work pays. Dorn committed himself to the film industry and has worked his way through since 1976. Today, he has not only made a name for himself in the film industry, but he has also earned a fortune in the process.


Facts of Michael Dorn

  • Gender Male
  • full nameMichael Dorn
  • birthplaceLuling, Texas
  • Date of Birth December 09, 1952
  • Age 71 years 6 months
  • Horoscope Sagittarius
  • Lucky Number 11
  • Lucky Stone Turquoise
  • Lucky Color Orange
  • Best Match for Marriage Leo, Aquarius
  • nationalityAmerican
  • religionNon-religious
  • net worth$10 Million
  • profession Film, television, and voice actor
  • weightIn Kilograms – 90 Kg, In Pounds – 198 lbs
  • heightIn Centimetres – 190 cm, In Feet and Inches – 6′ 3″
  • hair colorBlack
  • eye colorDark brown
  • high schoolN/A

Written by Joel S. Elkins

Eddie Bravo

Scott Cawthon