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Michael-Leon Wooley

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Date of Birth: 1971 , March-29
Birth Nation: United States
Name Michael-Leon Wooley
Birth Name Michael-Leon Wooley
Father George Wooley
Mother Winnie Wooley
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Fairfax, Virginia
Ethnicity American-African
Profession Voice Actor, Actor
Net Worth $500,000
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Black
Education American Musical and Dramatic Academy
Movies Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation, Hotel Transylvania 2, Dreamgirls, The Princess and the Frog, Premium Rush
TV Show Cosby, Ugly Americans, Breadwinners,AJ and the Queen
Siblings Marcus-Leon and George Jr.

Quick Timeline of Michael-Leon Wooley

1971 Born to American-African Family
1999 Debut As Actor
2006 Made Debut In Silver Screen
2020 Major Role In Television Series
2020 Net Wroth of $500,000

Detail Timeline of Michael-Leon Wooley

March 29 , 1971

Born to American-African Family

Michael-Leon Wooely was born along with his twin brother Marcus-Leon on 29th March 1971 in Fairfax, Virginia, United States. 


Debut As Actor

Michael-Leon Wooley started his career with the role of George in 1999  with a television series Cosby.


Made Debut In Silver Screen

Michael-Leon Wooley started off his career as an actor in the silver screen from the movie Dreamgirls. He not only worked as an actor but also worked as a singer also.


Major Role In Television Series

Michael-Leon Wooly got his major role in television series AJ and The Queen in 2020. He portrayed the role of Louis in the show.


Net Wroth of $500,000

Michael has been working as an actor since 1992. He has collected $500,000 net worth from his career.


Michael-Leon Wooley is an American actor, singer, voice actor, and activist who grabbed stardom after playing a role in the movie Dreamgirls. The actor has given his voice in animation movies like Princess and the Frog, Hotel Transylvania 2, and Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation

Born In Fairfax, Virginia

Michael-Leon Wooley was born on 29th March 1971, in Fairfax, Virginia, United States. He holds the American nationality and belongs to American-African ethnicity.

He is one of three kids of George Wooley and Winnie Wooley. He grew up with his twin brother Marcus-Leon and younger brother George Jr. in Bowie, Maryland. He wanted to be a classical concert pianist when he was five years old.

Michael grew interest in the theater and the dramatic arts and even participate in the high school production. He got an opportunity to study at the Duke Ellington School of the Arts in Washington, D.C., but wanted to study acting and turned it down.

He was awarded a full scholarship in American Musical and Dramatic Academy in New York City. He studied for a year in the academy.

Rejected 107 Times Before Getting First Role

After getting rejected for 107 times, Michael-Leon Wooley landed his first role in the national tour of Purlie. After returning from the tour, he supported himself by playing piano in bars and subway stations working as a singing waiter on the Spirit of New York.

Wooley made his debut with Broadway theater in musical drama Five Guys Named Moe. The actor continued to work as a theater artist in theater shows, including American Buffalo, A Solider's Play, Little Shop of Horrors, and The Music Man.

In 1999, he landed on the role of George in television series Cosby. He started his career in silver screen with 2006 movie Dreamgirls sharing screen space with Jamie Foxx, Beyonce Knowles, and Eddie Murphy. He not only acts in the film but also works as a singer in the film with song Takin the Long Way Home.

The actor mostly gave voice in the movies, including The Princess and the Frog, Superman Unbound, and Hotel Transylvania 2. He last gave voice in the 2018 film Hotel Transylvania 3 in which Adam Sandler and Selena Gomez also gave voice.

He mostly gave voice in the animation series. He gave voice in Young Justice, Grace & Frankie, and Where's Waldo? in 2019. His series as an actor AJ and the Queen, was released in January 2020.

Michael Michael Leon Wooley and the team at the premiere of AJ and the Queen SOURCE: Getty Image

The actor also gave voice in various video games, including Grand Theft Auto IV, Grand Theft Auto V, and Injustice 2.

Collected $500 Thousand Net Worth

Michael-Leon Wooley has an estimated net worth of $500,000. The actor has collected his income from his work as a voice actor and actor in movies and television series.

Michael Michael Leon at the premiere of The Princess and the Frog. SOURCE: Getty Image

The average salary of a voice actor is around $ 95,742 per year, so he might be earning in the same range. He also worked in numerous movies that did well at the box-office, which are listed below:

Movie Year of Release Budget Box-Office
Dreamgirls 2006 $80 million $154.8 million
Ghost Town 2008 $20 million $27.1 million
The Princess and the Frog 2009 $105 million $271 million
Hotel Transylvania 2 2015 $80 million $474.8 million
Hotel Transylvania 3 2018 $80 million $528.6 million

Is He Dating Anyone?

The 48-year-old actor is yet to be married. He is not dating anyone officially as of 2020. He has worked as an actor for many years. He has not revealed anything about his love life and relationship.

Michael has kept his personal life a mystery. It is still not disclosed whether he has a girlfriend or is living a single life.