Michael J. Fox

Michael Andrew Fox is a Canadian American actor, author, activist and a film producer. He became famous for starring in NBC sitcom “family ties” as Alex P. Keaton in 1982-1989. He also featured in “back to the future” film as Marty Mcfly the protagonist from 1985-1990.

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Biography and Early Life

Michael Andrew Fox was born on June 9, 1961 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. His parents were Phyllis a payroll clerk and an actress and his father William fox was a Canadian force member and a police officer. Due to the nature of his dad’s job they moved a lot but finally settled at Vancouver, British Columbia after his father’s retirement in 1971. Unfortunately his father passed away from a heart attack on January 6, 1990.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Michael J. Fox in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, Michael J. Fox’s age is 60 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 9 June 1961. Though, he is 5′ 4″ in feet and inches and 163 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 146 lbs in Pound and 66kg in Kilograms.


Michael went to Burnaby south secondary. He started acting at the age of 15 where he starred in “Leo and me” which a Canadian television series. He then sort to further his acting career so he moved to Los Angeles.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Fox married his wife Tracy Pollan who is an actress by profession in 1988.  Being together for so long their union was blessed with four children namely Sam Michael, Aquinnah Kathleen, Schuyler Frances and Esme Annabelle Being a Parkinson’s disease patient he founded “Michael J. fox foundation which helps in research of the disease to try and find a cure. The foundation has been widely supported and has raised over $300 million for the research of the disease.

The couple live happily in Manhattan New York and there are no rumors of their separation. He became a father to his firstborn at the age of 27 years. His mentor in the industry was Gary David Goldberg Eminem nd he is always very proud of him. As a way of showing gratitude, he mentioned him in two of his songs: won’t back down and cold wind blows.

 Is Michael J. Fox Gay?

Fox would not be considered to be gay for he has been happily married to the love of his life Tracy since 1988. They have four children together including a set of twins.

Professional Career

In 1980 Fox he featured in his first film role “midnight madness” and “Class of 1984” in 1982. He was getting better each day so he secured a role in the family show “family ties” as Alex p. Keaton. The film aired in NBC from 1982- 89 for seven series. The show started to gain popularity and was a huge commercial success with audiences increasing each day.

In 1985 Fox was featured in the time travel film named “back to the future” as Marty McFly.  The film was such hit that earned him a lot of accolades and spent eight weeks on US box office as the No. 1 in 1985. it sold an estimated sales of 381.11 million, and went ahead to release “back to the future II” in 1989 and “Back to the future part III” in 1990.

Fox featured in other notable films like in 1985 “teen wolf”, light of the day, the secrets of my success, bright lights, casualties of wars and big city. In 1991 Fox starred in two films “The hard way and “Doc Hollywood” before the doctors confirmed by doctors to have Parkinson’s disease.

The doctors gave him a ten years to live  so he quickly signed a three-year film contract during this time  he starred in three films “Life with Mickey”,(1993) “For love of money”(1993) and greedy which was produced in 1994. Then Fox decided to star in one last major film named “The frighteners” in 1996, and then he retired from his acting career.

Additionally, fox was an author who has released three books in 2002 he wrote “Lucky man: A memoir”, Always looking up: the adventures of an incurable optimist” (2009) and the last one being “ A funny thing happened in the future: twist and turns and lessons learnt) (2010).


Fox won three Emmy Awards for his role in family ties in 1986, 1987 and 1989 fox won a golden award. Some of the other awards and nominations are such as multiple Prime awards, Screen Actors Guild awards and the most renowned Grammy Awards.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Michael J. Fox in 2021

Foxes net worth is derived from his career as a professional actor. He has had an established career from when he was a young child. He has also accumulated name and fame that comes with it and made some fortune over the years. Apart from his career he also earns an income from being an Author and producer. He is estimated to have a net worth of $70 million as of 2021.

Fox has had a beautiful career ahead of him. He managed to be one of the best performing actors of all time. Despite the setback he had when he was confirmed with Parkinson’s disease in the year 1990. Even after the doctors gave him an ultimatum to his life he continued to do what he does best and take one day at a time. More than ten years after the report he is still pushed through with courage and many years later he is an inspiration to many people.


Facts of Michael Andrew Fox

  • Gender Male
  • full nameMichael Andrew Fox
  • birthplaceEdmonton, Alberta, Canada
  • Date of Birth June 09, 1961
  • Age 61 years 7 months
  • Horoscope Gemini
  • Lucky Number 5
  • Lucky Stone Agate
  • Lucky Color Yellow
  • Best Match for Marriage Leo, Aquarius, Libra
  • nationalityCanadian
  • religionChristian
  • net worth$70 million
  • professionActor, author, television and film producer, voice actor
  • weightIn Kilograms – 66 Kg, In Pounds – 146 lbs
  • heightIn Centimetres – 163 cm, In Feet and Inches – 5′ 4″
  • hair colorDark brown
  • eye colorLight blue
  • high schoolUniversity of British Columbia

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