Michael Bay Biography

Updated On Jul 22, 2019 Published On Feb 19, 2017
Facts of Michael Bay
Date of Birth: 1965 , February-17
Birth Nation: United States
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Micheal Bay, Hollywood’s most flamboyant director, was born in the year of 1965, on 17th of February in the United States as Michael Benjamin Bay. He is best known as the director of the movie Transformer and also as a producer for several movies like Pearl Habor and The Rock. Micheal, the MTV Movie Award winner, was adopted and raised by Harriet and Jim Bay in California. He holds American nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. He attended Crossroads School, in California and graduated from Wesleyan University.

Moving into this personal life, he has been associated with Playboy model Jaime Bergman, and Cara Michelle but is still single at the age of 51. He was rumored to have been dating Megan Fox. He might be looking at a potential girlfriend who would go on to be his wife in the near future. He used to live with his dog, Mason in Miami but now Mason is no more with him.

Bay, a commercially successful director in Hollywood has an estimated net –worth of $410  million dollars. His movies have grossed $6 billion worldwide and three of which have crossed the gross of a billion. This richest director is living a luxurious life in Los Angles.

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Born on 1965

1965

Micheal  Bay was born in the  1965, on  17th of February in the United States. He birth name was  Michael Benjamin  Bay.  He is the adopted son of Harriet and Jim Bay. He is best known as the director of the Movie Transformer.

Graduated in the year of 1986

1986

He attended Crossroads School, in Los Angeles, California and graduated from Wesleyan University in the year 1986. He did the major in both English and film. For his graduate work, he attended Art Center College of Design in Pasadena.

First movie in 1994

1994

His first movie was “Bad Boys” in 1994, produced by Jerry Bruckheimer and Don Simpson starring Will Smith and Martin Lawrence. The film grossed a $141 million at the box office. This encourages him to do further in movies.
 

Received award in 1994

1994

In  the  year of 1994, Bay received an award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Commercials from the Directors Guild of America. His commercials have won him major awards including Cannes golden Lion and the Grand Prix Cio. 

Successful Movie in 2001

2001

In 2001, Bay directed “Pearl Harbor” and co-produced it with Jerry Bruckheimer. It starred Ben Affleck, Josh Hartnett, Kate Beckinsale and Cuba Gooding, Jr. The film was released on Memorial day Weekend. It was after his second movie The Black

Science Fiction Movie in 2005

2005

 Bay produced and directed “The Island”, a science-fiction film starring Ewan McGregor and Scarlett Johansson. The Island cost $126 million to produce and earned $172 million worldwide. This was his another successful movie in science -fiction category.

Most Successful Movie in 2009

2009

Bay was a director and executive producer of “Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen” released in 2009. In spite of negative reviews by critics, it was well received by audiences and grossed over $832 million worldwide. He continued the movie Transformer in different series.

Collected net-worth of $410 by 2017

2017

He has an estimated net –worth of $410  million dollars. he is the richest director in the Hollywood. His movies have grossed $6 billion worldwide and his three movies have crossed the gross of a billion by the end of 2016