Michael Pena Biography
Michael Pena is a notable American actor and musician who is best known for his role as Omar in 2004 American sports drama film, Million Dollar Baby, directed by Clint Eastwood. And the movie box office collection was more than $200 million.
Michael Pena Early Life and Education
Michael Pena was born as Michael Anthony Pena in Chicago Illinois, U.S. He was born on January 13, 1976, to his farmer father, Eleuterio Pena and Nicolasa Pena, Social worker and grew up with his sibling brother. Michael completed his elementary education from the Hubbard High School in Chicago.
Michael Pena; Durig his young age
Michael Pena Career
At the age of 18, Michael debuted in the year 1994, Michael debuted in the film industry through the movie named, Running Free. At the age of 18, Michael started his career since then, she appeared in numerous movies. Some of his movie lists are as follow,
- My Fellow Americans(1996)
- Star Maps(1997)
- Boogie Boy(1998)
- The United States of Leland(2003)
- The Good Doctor(2011)
- Gangster Squad(2013)
- American Hustle(2013)
- Ant- Man(2015)
- The Martian(2015)
- chips(2017) and many others.
Michael grabbed a wide attention as well as name and fame from the 2015 movie named, Ant-Man along with Corey Stoll, Anthony Mackie, Wood Harris, Judy Greer, David Dastmalchian. Currently, Michael is busy with his upcoming movies, named, Ant-Man and the Wasp(2018) and Horse Soldiers(2018).
Michael Pema; Twitter
Other than that, Michael grabbed the millions of attention from his debuted tv series named, Pacific Blue as a role of Rabbit in the year 1996. Thus, he has a name and fame in this industry. After that, Michael appeared in numerous tv series such as,
- Touched by an Angel (1997)
- The Sentinel(1998)
- 7th Heaven(1998)
- The District(2000)
- The Twilight Zone(2003)
- Million Dollar Baby(2004)
- My Name is Earl(2008)
- American Dad!(2011)
- Gracepoint(2014) and many others.
Michael blockbuster movie, Million Dollar Baby; Youtube
Moreover, Michael gave his marvelous performance in the video game named, Lego MArvel’s Avengers as a role of Luis. From his acting career, Michael Pena honored with Screen Actors Guild Award, ALMA Award, ALMA Award and many others.
Michael Pena on His Hilarious New Film, ‘Chips’; Youtube
Michael Pena Personal Life
Michael Pena married to his charming girlfriend named, Brie Shaffer. The couple married in the year 2006 after dating a couple of years. And the husband and wife have celebrated their tenth marriage ceremony. Pena is loving and caring husband thus he manages equal time to his career and love life. Currently, the husband and wife are blessed with a son named, Roman Pena born on September 2008.
Michael Pena with his wife, Brie Shaffer, and son
Up to date, the husband and wife have not disputes which can lead the couple into divorce filing case.
Michael Pena Net Worth
One of the famous personages in the world of acting, Pena most of his income sources hails from his acting career. He surely receives an attractive salary from his career. As of 2017, his net worth is estimated to be around $5 million.