Michael Clarke Duncan Net Worth

Michael Clarke Duncan Net Worth 2023: Wiki Biography, Married, Family, Measurements, Height, Salary, Relationships

Michael Clarke Duncan net worth is
$18 Million

Michael Clarke Duncan Wiki Biography

Michael Clarke Duncan was a famous American voice actor, actor, model, as well as a bodyguard. To the public, Michael Clarke Duncan is perhaps best known for his portrayal of John Coffey in Frank Darabont’s fantasy drama film entitled “The Green Mile”. Based on Stephen King’s novel of the same title, the film received rather positive critical feedback, and gained commercial success by grossing $290 million at the box office worldwide. Aside from Duncan, the main characters were played by Tom Hanks, David Morse, Bonnie Hunt and Doug Hutchison. For his role in the movie, Duncan received a Black Reel Award for Best Supporting Actor, Broadcast Film Critics Association Award, and was nominated for several Academy Awards, Blockbuster Entertainment Awards, and Chicago Film Critics Association Award. Other roles Michael Clarke Duncan is notable for include Michael Bay’s award-winning “Armageddon” with Bruce Willis and Billy Bob Thornton, “Daredevil” starring Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner, as well as “The Scorpion King” with The Rock and Kelly Hu. His most recent roles were in the 2013 thriller film called “A Resurrection”, as well as the “Ultimate Spider-Man” television series, in which he voiced the character of Groot.

Michael Clarke Duncan Net Worth $18 Million

A well-known actor and voice actor, how rich is Michael Clarke Duncan? According to sources, Michael Clarke Duncan’s net worth is estimated to be $18 million, the majority of which he has accumulated during his acting career.

Michael Clarke Duncan was born in 1957, in Illinois, United States. Duncan began his studies at the Kankakee Community College, and then enrolled in Alcorn State University. However, in order to financially support his family, he had to give up his studies at the university, and consequently took a variety of jobs including working as a bouncer at clubs, as well as working at the “People’s Gas Company”. He also worked as a security guard, and later became a bodyguard for such famous people as LL Cool J, The Notorious B.I.G, Will Smith and Martin Lawrence.

Around the same time, Duncan was making minor appearances on television screens. Michael Clarke Duncan quit his job as a bodyguard after the death of The Notorious B.I.G, and focused his attentions on the film industry. He made brief appearances in several movies, before he rose to fame with Michael Bay’s “Armageddon”, which subsequently landed him a role in “The Green Mile”. By then, Michael Clarke Duncan was already a well-recognized actor. Aside from his acting on screen, Duncan took up voice acting, and provided voices for characters in “Brother Bear”, “Kung Fu Panda” and “Green Lantern”. Some of his later roles included films like “A Crush on You” with Sean Patrick Flanery and Kim Rhodes, “In the Hive”, as well as “From the Rough” starring Taraji P. Henson, Tom Felton and LeToya Luckett.

In regards to his personal life, Michael Clarke Duncan was dating the famous reality game show and reality show star Omarosa Manigault. They started their relationship in 2010, and were together until Duncan’s death from a heart attack in 2012.

Net Worth$18 Million
Date Of BirthDecember 10, 1957, Chicago, Illinois, United States)
DiedSeptember 3, 2012, Los Angeles, California, United States
Place Of BirthChicago
Height6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Weight78 kg
ProfessionActor, Bodyguard, Voice Actor, Model
EducationKankakee Community College, Alcorn State University, Kankakee Community College, Alcorn State University
SpouseKyly Clarke
ChildrenKelsey Lee Clarke
ParentsDebbie Clarke, Les Clarke, Jean Duncan, Jean Duncan
SiblingsJudy Duncan
NicknamesMichael C. Duncan , Michael 'Big Mike' Duncan , Big Mike Duncan , Michael Clark Duncan , Michael Duncan , Hollywood , Big Mike , Papa Bear , 마이클 클락 던칸 , Michael Duncan Clarke
AwardsCritics' Choice Movie Award for Best Supporting Actor, Black Reel Awards for Theatrical - Best Supporting Actor (2000), Saturn Awards - Best Supporting Actor (2000), ShoWest Award
Music GroupsThe Byrds, The Flying Burrito Brothers, Firefall
NominationsAcademy Awards - Best Actor in a Supporting Role (2000), Golden Globe awards - Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture (2000), Awards Circuit Community Awards (ACCA), Blockbuster Entertainment Awards, MTV Movie Awards
MoviesThe Green Mile (1999), Armageddon (1998), The Whole Nine Yards (2000), The Scorpion King (2002), Daredevil (2003), Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby (2006), Brother Bear (2003), Kung Fu Panda (2008), Green Lantern (2011)
TV ShowsSkwids (1996), Sparks (1997), They Call Me Sirr (2001), Loonatics Unleashed (2005-2007)
1Bright, beaming smile
2Shaved head
3Due to his imposing size often portrayed brutal villains
4Known for his especially good natured demeanor
5Often plays simple characters with hearts of gold.
6Towering height and muscular frame
7Deep commanding voice
1[on The Green Mile (1999)] I think the toughest scene for me to film was the two dead girls, simply because I had a lot of crying to do, a lot of howling to do, and it really drained me.
2My sister [Judith] used to say I had a frail chest and she'd beat me up all the time.
1Duncan had appeared in three comic book feature film adaptations, from three different comic book publishers: He played the DC Comics character Kilowog in Green Lantern (2011), the Dark Horse character, Manute in Sin City (2005), and the Marvel Comics character, Wilson Fisk aka The Kingpin in Daredevil (2003).
2Following his death, he was interred at Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Hollywood Hills) in Los Angeles, California.
3Was good friends with actor and professional wrestler Dwayne Johnson.
4Duncan shared two roles with Dennis Haysbert: Green Lantern, Kilowog and Manute in the "Sin City" films.
5He is survived by his mother, Jean; his sister, Judith; and by his fiancée, actress Omarosa Manigault.
6Engaged to Omarosa Manigault from February 2012 until his death in September 2012.
7Was hospitalized on July 13, 2012 in Los Angeles after suffering cardiac arrest. His fiancée, Omarosa Manigault, started CPR immediately and resuscitated him. Almost two months later, Michael died on September 3, 2012 from complications following the cardiac arrest.
8Moonlighting as a bouncer and guard at various clubs on Chicago's South Side, he met one of the producers of the touring stage show, "Beauty Shop, Part 2" and was hired as the producer's personal security. Although he often asked for the opportunity to act in the play, the producer never gave him the chance.
9Duncan was a blue belt in Brazilian jujitsu.
10Duncan had five cats and a chinchilla named Chucky.
11His Daredevil character, Wilson Fisk/Kingpin, first appeared as an enemy of Spiderman until Frank Miller made him a major enemy of Daredevil. Duncan has played him opposite both characters, on the animated series Spider-Man (2003) and in Daredevil (2003).
12On July 12, 1979, during the Disco Demolition Night fiasco at Comiskey park, Duncan ran onto the field and slid into third base.
13He narrated the 2005 Major League Baseball World Series Film, featuring the 2005 World Champion Chicago White Sox.
14Duncan had appeared in four films with Bruce Willis: Armageddon (1998), Breakfast of Champions (1999), The Whole Nine Yards (2000), and Sin City (2005).
15He tried out for the Chicago Bears in the mid-1980s. He wanted to try out at for one of the linebacker positions but the coaches chose to see how he would perform at tight end.
16While filming The Scorpion King (2002), Duncan was accidentally hit by Dwayne Johnson during a fight sequence. He leaned in too far for a hit and his chin connected with Johnson's elbow.
17For his role as the criminal mastermind behemoth Kingpin in Daredevil (2003), Duncan put on 40 lbs. to his already-largely-built physique.
18Duncan did bodyguard work for Will Smith, Martin Lawrence, Jamie Foxx, LL Cool J and The Notorious B.I.G.; he let a friend take over for him the night Notorious B.I.G. got shot, which prompted him to quit that line of work.
19Duncan had played basketball at Kankakee Community College. After college, he spent several years digging ditches for the gas company in Chicago.
20He attended Alcorn State University in Mississippi, but dropped out to support his family when his mother became ill. Duncan had an older sister named Judith. Duncan also worked as a security guard for a theatre troupe.
21Considered becoming a police officer with the LAPD, which was revealed during an interview on Live with Kelly and Michael (1988).
22Duncan supposedly gave $5.00 to anyone who recognized him on the street and knew what his full name was.


Bulworth1998Bouncer (as Michael 'Big Mike' Duncan)
The Players Club1998Bodyguard (as Big Mike Duncan)
Caught Up1998BB
Built to Last1997TV Series
Living Single1997TV SeriesSecurity Guard
Back in Business1997Huge Guard
The Wayans Bros.1997TV SeriesBig Mike
Sparks1997TV SeriesFrank
The Jamie Foxx Show1997TV SeriesInmate
Skwids1996TV SeriesBody Builder
Weird Science1996TV SeriesCardinal Carnage
The Twisted Tales of Felix the Cat1995-1996TV SeriesVoices
Panic in the Park1995Video GameSecurity Guard
Married with Children1995TV SeriesBouncer
The Bold and the Beautiful1995TV SeriesSlash
Friday1995Craps Player (uncredited)
Renegade1995TV SeriesShaka
The Challenger2015/IDuane
Saints Row IV2013Video GameBenjamin King (voice, credit only)
Ultimate Spider-Man2013TV SeriesGroot
From the Rough2013Roger
A Resurrection2013Addison
In the Hive2012Mr. Hollis
Family Guy2006-2012TV SeriesBlack Co-Worker Fozzie Bear Boy on Mushrooms
The High Fructose Adventures of Annoying Orange2012TV SeriesMarshmallow King
The Finder2012TV SeriesLeo Knox
Legend of Kung Fu Rabbit2011Slash (voice)
Green Lantern2011Kilowog (voice)
A Crush on You2011TV Movie'Big Jim' Nelson
Bones2011TV SeriesLeo Knox
Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore2010Sam (voice)
Redemption Road2010Augy
Two and a Half Men2008-2009TV SeriesJerome Burnett
Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li2009Balrog Bison (Japan)
The Slammin' Salmon2009Cleon Salmon
Chuck2008TV SeriesColt
The Suite Life of Zack and Cody2008TV SeriesCoach Little
American Crude2008Spinks
Kung Fu Panda2008Commander Vachir (voice)
Delgo2008Elder Marley (voice)
Welcome Home, Roscoe Jenkins2008Otis
Slipstream2007Mort Phil Henderson Patrolman
God of War II2007Video GameAtlas (voice)
Loonatics Unleashed2005-2007TV SeriesMassive
The Last Mimzy2007Nathanial Broadman
Air Buddies2006VideoWolf (voice)
One Way2006/IIThe General
School for Scoundrels2006Lesher
Saints Row2006Video GameBenjamin King (voice)
Brother Bear 22006VideoTug (voice)
Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby2006Lucius Washington
Minoriteam2006TV SeriesBalactus
The Suffering: Ties That Bind2005Video GameBlackmore (voice)
The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius2003-2005TV SeriesCommander Baker
Stewie Griffin: The Untold Story2005VideoThe Stork (voice)
The Island2005Starkweather Two Delta Jamal Starkweather
Dinotopia: Quest for the Ruby Sunstone2005Stinktooth (voice)
CSI: NY2005TV SeriesQuinn Sullivan
The Golden Blaze2005VideoThomas Tatum Quake (voice)
Sin City2005Manute
Teen Titans2005TV SeriesKrall / Hayden
George Lopez2005TV SeriesDr. Holland
The Land Before Time XI: Invasion of the Tinysauruses2005VideoBig Daddy (voice)
Racing Stripes2005Clydesdale (voice)
Forgotten Realms: Demon Stone2004Video GameSlaad Lord Ygorl (voice)
The Fairly OddParents2004TV SeriesRockwell
Static Shock2004TV SeriesRashid 'The Rocket' Randall
George and the Dragon2004Tarik
D.E.B.S.2004Mr. Phipps
The Proud Family2003TV SeriesMongo
Kim Possible: A Sitch in Time2003TV MovieFuture Wade (voice)
Brother Bear2003Video GameTug (voice)
SOCOM II: U.S. Navy SEALs2003Video GameSEAL Operative WARDOG (voice, as Michael Clark Duncan)
R. Kelly: The R. in R&B - The Video Collection2003VideoHenchman (segment "Down Low")
Brother Bear2003Tug (voice)
George of the Jungle 22003VideoMean Lion (voice)
Spider-Man2003TV SeriesWilson Fisk The Kingpin Kingpin
Daredevil2003Wilson Fisk The Kingpin
King of the Hill2002TV SeriesCoach Webb
The Scorpion King2002Balthazar
They Call Me Sirr2001TV MovieCoach Griffin
Planet of the Apes2001Attar
Cats & Dogs2001Sam (voice)
See Spot Run2001Murdoch
Star Trek: Klingon Academy2000Video GameOpening Movie Klingons (voice)
Soldier of Fortune2000Video GameHawk (voice)
The Whole Nine Yards2000Frankie Figs
The Green Mile1999John Coffey
Sister, Sister1999TV SeriesBig Earl
Breakfast of Champions1999Eli (as Michael Duncan)
The Underground Comedy Movie1999Gay Virgin
A Night at the Roxbury1998Roxbury Bouncer (as Michael 'Big Mike' Duncan)
Arli$$1998TV SeriesLucian Balboa


Two and a Half Men2009TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Land Before Time XI: Invasion of the Tinysauruses2005Video performer: "Creepy Crawlies/Stupid Stompers Reprise"


Redemption Road2010co-producer


The Challenger2015/Iin loving memory of
The Green Mile: Walking the Mile2014Video documentary in memory of
Family Guy2012TV Series in memory of - 1 episode
Bones2012TV Series in memory of - 1 episode
The 64th Primetime Emmy Awards2012TV Special in memory of
Beyond Hell's Kitchen: Making 'Daredevil'2003Video documentary special thanks


Legend of Kung Fu Rabbit: Giving the Characters a Voice2013Video shortHimself
Top 100 Video Games of All Time2012TV MovieHimself
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson2005-2012TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest / Himself - Excerpt Reader
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno1999-2012TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest
The Talk2012TV SeriesHimself
The Wendy Williams Show2012TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Mo'Nique Show2010TV SeriesHimself
Beyond Limits2010DocumentaryNarrator
The Brian McKnight Show2010TV SeriesHimself
For Love of Liberty: The Story of America's Black Patriots2010TV Movie documentary voice
Hope for Haiti Now: A Global Benefit for Earthquake Relief2010TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Bonnie Hunt Show2008-2009TV SeriesHimself
Chelsea Lately2009TV SeriesHimself
The Girls Next Door2008TV SeriesHimself - Actor
Up Close with Carrie Keagan2008TV SeriesHimself
HBO First Look2001-2008TV Series documentaryHimself / Himself - Host
Dreaming Slipstream Dream2008Video documentary shortHimself
BET Awards 20072007TV SpecialHimself
The 100 Best Black Movies (Ever)2007DocumentaryHimself
An Evening of Stars: Tribute to Aretha Franklin2007TV SpecialHimself
Miracles and Mystery: Creating 'The Green Mile'2006Video documentaryHimself
Last Call with Carson Daly2002-2006TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest
The Megan Mullally Show2006TV SeriesHimself
Late Night with Conan O'Brien2005-2006TV SeriesHimself
Reel Comedy2006TV SeriesHimself
The Future in Action2005Video shortHimself
Beyond the Glory2005TV Series documentaryNarrator
106 & Park Top 10 Live2005TV SeriesHimself
Live with Kelly and Michael2005TV SeriesHimself
Infiltrating D.E.B.S.2005Video shortHimself
Sin City: The Premiere2005TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Ultimate Fighter2005TV SeriesHimself
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show2005TV SeriesHimself
Starz on the Set: Sin City2005TV Short documentaryHimself
Tavis Smiley2005TV SeriesHimself
Biography2004-2005TV Series documentaryHimself
World Music Awards 20042004TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
UFC 47: It's On!2004TV SpecialHimself
2004 Trumpet Awards2004TV SpecialHimself
Tinseltown TV2003TV SeriesHimself
MTV Hits2003TV SeriesHimself
The Sharon Osbourne Show2003TV SeriesHimself
UFC 44: Undisputed2003TV SpecialHimself
Daredevil: Featured Villain - Kingpin2003Video shortHimself
The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn2003TV SeriesHimself
9th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards2003TV SpecialHimself
34th NAACP Image Awards2003TV SpecialHimself
MADtv2001-2003TV SeriesHimself
The Daily Show2002-2003TV SeriesHimself
Player$2003TV SeriesHimself
Beyond Hell's Kitchen: Making 'Daredevil'2003Video documentaryHimself
Spotlight on Location: The Making of 'The Scorpion King'2002Video documentary shortHimself
The Rock and Michael Clarke Duncan: 'The Scorpion King'2002Video documentary shortHimself
Secrets of Superstar Fitness2002TV SeriesHimself
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Tom Hanks2002TV SpecialHimself
2002 ABC World Stunt Awards2002TV SpecialHimself - Presenter (uncredited)
Hollywood Digital Diaries2001DocumentaryHimself
The 27th Annual People's Choice Awards2001TV SpecialHimself
WWE Raw2000-2001TV SeriesHimself - Audience Member
Planet of the Apes: Face Like a Monkey2001Video documentary shortHimself
Planet of the Apes: On Location - Lake Powell2001Video documentary shortHimself
The Making of 'Planet of the Apes'2001TV Short documentaryHimself - Hosted by 'Attar'
Planet of the Apes: Rule the Planet2001TV Short documentaryHimself (uncredited)
2001 Blockbuster Entertainment Awards2001TV SpecialHimself
E! True Hollywood Story2001TV Series documentaryHimself
32nd NAACP Image Awards2001TV SpecialHimself
ESPY Awards2000TV Special
2000 MTV Movie Awards2000TV Special documentaryHimself
The 2000 World Music Awards2000TV SpecialHimself
Walking the Mile2000Video documentary shortHimself - 'John Coffey'
2000 Blockbuster Entertainment Awards2000TV Special documentaryHimself
31st NAACP Image Awards2000TV SpecialHimself
WrestleMania 20002000TV SpecialHimself
The 72nd Annual Academy Awards2000TV SpecialHimself - Nominee: Best Actor in a Supporting Role
6th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards2000TV SpecialHimself
14th Annual Soul Train Music Awards2000TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
The Rosie O'Donnell Show1999-2000TV SeriesHimself
The 57th Annual Golden Globe Awards2000TV SpecialHimself - Nominee: Best Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
The Miracle of 'The Green Mile'1999TV Short documentaryHimself
The Directors1997TV Series documentaryHimself

Archive Footage

Welcome to the Basement2016TV SeriesJohn Coffey
The Green Mile: Walking the Mile2014Video documentaryHimself
Oprah: Where Are They Now?2013TV SeriesHimself
The 85th Annual Academy Awards2013TV SpecialHimself - Actor (In Memoriam)
The EE British Academy Film Awards2013TV SpecialMemorial Tribute
19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards2013TV SpecialHimself - In Memoriam
The Epic Journey of Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson2012VideoHimself
Boffo! Tinseltown's Bombs and Blockbusters2006DocumentaryJohn Coffey (uncredited)
Celebrities Uncensored2004TV SeriesHimself
Biography2000TV Series documentaryJohn Coffey
Gomorron1998TV SeriesHimself

Won Awards

2000Saturn AwardAcademy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USABest Supporting ActorThe Green Mile (1999)
2000Black ReelBlack Reel AwardsTheatrical - Best Supporting ActorThe Green Mile (1999)
2000Critics Choice AwardBroadcast Film Critics Association AwardsBest Supporting ActorThe Green Mile (1999)
2000ShoWest AwardShoWest Convention, USAMale Star of Tomorrow

Nominated Awards

2013Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Actor in a Drama SeriesThe Finder (2012)
2006Gold Derby AwardGold Derby AwardsEnsemble CastSin City (2005)
2001Blockbuster Entertainment AwardBlockbuster Entertainment AwardsFavorite Supporting Actor - Comedy/RomanceThe Whole Nine Yards (2000)
2000OscarAcademy Awards, USABest Actor in a Supporting RoleThe Green Mile (1999)
2000Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USABest Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion PictureThe Green Mile (1999)
2000Blockbuster Entertainment AwardBlockbuster Entertainment AwardsFavorite Supporting Actor - DramaThe Green Mile (1999)
2000CFCA AwardChicago Film Critics Association AwardsBest Supporting ActorThe Green Mile (1999)
2000CFCA AwardChicago Film Critics Association AwardsMost Promising ActorThe Green Mile (1999)
2000Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Actor in a Motion PictureThe Green Mile (1999)
2000MTV Movie AwardMTV Movie AwardsBreakthrough Male PerformanceThe Green Mile (1999)
2000OFCS AwardOnline Film Critics Society AwardsBest Supporting ActorThe Green Mile (1999)
2000ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting RoleThe Green Mile (1999)
2000ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by a Cast in a Theatrical Motion PictureThe Green Mile (1999)
1999ACCAAwards Circuit Community AwardsBest Actor in a Supporting RoleThe Green Mile (1999)
1999ACCAAwards Circuit Community AwardsBest Cast EnsembleThe Green Mile (1999)

3rd Place Awards

2000SEFCA AwardSoutheastern Film Critics Association AwardsBest Supporting ActorThe Green Mile (1999)

Known for movies

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