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Michael Fassbender is one of the renowned German-born Irish actors. Fassbender started his film career as a Spartan warrior in the war movie 300 (2007). Furthermore, he is also best known for the movies like Band of Brothers (2001), X-Men series, Fish Tank (2009), Frank (2014) etc. During his career, Fassbender has received different awards including Golden Globe, BAFTA Awards etc.
Michael Fassbender was born on April 2, 1977, in Heidelberg, Germany. He was born to Irish mother Adele Fassbender and German father Josef Fassbender. At the age of 2, Fassbender moved to Irish town Killarney, County Kerry along with his parents. His father worked as a chef in the restaurant. Fassbender's sister Catherin is a neuropsychologist. During his childhood, he worked as an altar boy in the church where his family attended.
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Fassbender attended the Fossa National School for his primary education. After completing his school level, he joined the St. Brendan's College for his higher education from where he completed his graduation.
Since his childhood, Michael Fassbender developed his passion towards acting. Well, at the age of 17 he decided to be an actor after his cast in a play by Donal Courtney. So at the age of 19, Fassbender moved to London and attended the Drama Centre London. But in 1999, he dropped the academy and started performing in the play Three Sisters. However, before starting his professional career, Michael Fassbender worked as a bartender and postman.
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In 2001, for the first time, Fassbender appeared on the screen as a role of Burton "Pat" Christenson in the television miniseries Band of Brothers of Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg. Furthermore, he also appeared on the show Hex as a role of Azazel. In 2004, his television commercial The Quarrel won a gold medal during 2005 FAB Awards. Well, in 2006, for the first time he appeared in the movie 300 as a role of a young Spartan warrior. However, the movie was released in 2007 and got a great commercial success.
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Later in 2008, during the preparation for Steve McQueen's movie Hunger, Fassbender underwent on dieting which restricted him 600 calories a day. Well, for his excellent performance, he received a British Independent Film Award. After his success in the following movie, Fassbender starred in other movies like Fish Tank, Inglourious Basterds, Jonah Hex etc.
In 2011, Fassbender appeared in the movie A Dangerous Method as a role of Swiss psychiatrist. Well, he got nominated for Golden Globe Award for Best Actor as well as BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role. Moreover, he also starred in the movie X-Men along with Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Halle Berry, Anna Paquin, Josh Helman etc.
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Coming to 2013, Fassbender earned Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor for his excellent role in the movie 12 Years a Slave. Besides this, he appeared in many movies and has also got nominated for different awards. However, in 2017, Fassbender starred in the movie Alien: Covenant as a role of David. Well, in 2018, he will be appearing as Erik Lehnsherr/Magneto in the movie X-Men: Dark Phoenix.
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Michael Fassbender is not married yet and having children is out of concern. Fassbender mostly prefers to keep his personal details secret. However, he has dated many girls in his life. From 2008-2009 he dated Leasi Andrews. Later from 2010 - 2011, he dated his girlfriend, Zoë Kravitz. Furthermore, Fassbender also dated Nicole Beharie from 2012-2013.
In 2013, he stayed in a relationship with his girlfriend, Louise Hazel as well as Madalina Diana Ghenea. Moreover, there was a rumor regarding his relationship with Naomi Campbell (2014), Lupita Nyong'o(2013) and Rosario Dawson (2013). Currently, he is dating Swedish actress, Alicia Vikander.
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This couple has been dating each other since December 2014. They met each other while filming The Light Between Oceans.
With his amazing skills, talents, and hardw0rk, Michael Fassbender is able to earn a decent amount of money. His main source of income is through acting. Well, his current net worth is $30 million which is totally worth.