Quick Facts Michael McKean

  • Name Michael McKean
  • Birth NameMichael John McKean
  • NationalityAmerican
  • Birth PlaceNew York city, United States of America
  • Professionactor, comedian, composer, writer and musician
  • Net Worth$4.5 Million
  • MarriedYes
  • Married toSusan Russell, Annette o’ Toole
  • Children2
  • DivorceSusan Russell (1993)

Michael McKean is a multi-talented person in the field of cinema line. He is a well-known and famous actor, comedian, composer, writer, and musician. 


McKean was born in the year 1947 on October 17. He was born in the New York city of the United States of America and his full name is Michael John McKean. He is an American citizen by birth. He did his education from the Carnegie tech. His educational life is not that much revealed in the online sources as he started his career while he was a student. He had a friend named David lander who was also a student at the Carnegie tech.

After completing the graduation, McKean started his professional career through the partnership with his friend David. They started a comedy group,” The Credibility Gap” by joining hands with Harry Shearer in the Los Angeles. McKean’s also produced the breakthrough in the year 1976 by joining with Shirley and Laverne portraying Lenny and Squiggy. He also worked as a director in one of the episode. Likewise, he produced many songs, acted in many serials and movies throughout his lifetime. Among his latest one the Breaking Bad spin-off which he joined in the month of May in 2014 is very famous. He was also the first actor to join this play. This play was not been featured in the original series. This play premiere was in the month of February 2015. He had played the role of Chuck McGill in the play.

His recent running TV serial is the Better Call Saul which is started from the year 2015. He also became a remembering face in the films and television industry. McKean had acted in films like the Used Cars in the year 1980, Clue in the year 1985, Trains and Automobiles in the year 1987, Earth Girls Are Easy in the year 1988; He had also been able to play as a guest appearance on shows like Murder, Murphy Brown, She Wrote, Caroline in the City. He also acted in the small shows of television series known as the Grand on NBC which was shown in the year 1990. He also acted in the famous movie named best in the show in the year 2000. He was also cast for the famous movie named as the X-Files.

McKean also acted on the episode of many famous celebrities and business tycoons. Some of them are acting in the name of Bill Clinton, Robert Shapiro, Spalding Gray, John Tesh and the Howard Stern. He also wrote many famous movies. He is also a renowned writer in the film industry. His famous movie script writings are “This is spinal tap” in the year 1984 in which David St. Hubbins was playing the main role. 


Even though he is not heard in controversy but also his first marriage life didn’t go smoothly. McKean was first married to Susan Russell in the year 1970. The couple divorced in the year 1993 due to the quarrel and lack of understanding between them.

Again, about six years of his divorce he married Annette o’ Toole in the year 1999. But now he is able to maintain his professional as well as personal life. He has total of 2 children till now one is from his first one and one is from the present wife Annette. He has many followers on his social networking sites. As of 2016, Michael McKean’s net worth is $4.5 million dollars.