Michael Wright Net Worth

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

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Michael Wright Wiki Biography

Michael Wright was born on the 30th April 1956 in New York City, New York, USA of African and American descent, and is a television and movie actor, perhaps best known for his role of Eddie King, Jr., in the movie entitled “The Five Heartbeats” (1991), directed by Robert Townsend. He has also appeared in the NBC series “Miami Vice” and the HBO series “Oz”. His career began in the late 1970s.

Have you ever wondered how rich Michael Wright is? According to authoritative sources, it is estimated that the overall amount of Michael Wright’s net worth is equal to $500,000. The main source of this sum is coming from his successful acting career and appearances in a number of TV series and films. One more source has been his involvement in the project video game “Batman: Dark Tomorrow”.


Michael Wright Net Worth $500,000

Michael Wright was raised in New York City, with two brothers, by his mother Alberta Wright, who worked as the proprietor of the restaurant named “Jezebel”. He attended elementary and high school, shortly after which his acting career began in 1979, with the role of Clinton in the film “Wanderer” (1979), which also featured Ken Wahl and Karen Allen.

Two years later, Michael appeared in the TV movie “We’re Fighting Back” (1981), and in the same year, he was cast in the film “Dream House” (1981), adding to his net worth.

Little by little his career progressed, and new roles came his way. In 1984 he was cast in the TV series “V: The Final Battle” (1984). The same year Michael was featured in the film “Streamers”, for which he won the Best Actor award, shared with other cast members Guy Boyd, George Dzundza, David Alan Grier, Mitchell Lichtenstein, and Mathew Modine.

Afterwards, he appeared in the film “Principal” (1987), alongside John Belushi and Rae Dawn Chong. During the 1990s Michael was cast in a number of productions, such as the films “The Five Heartbeats” (1991), “Confessions Of A Hitman” (1994), “The Cottonwood” (1996), and “Money Talks” (1997).

Michael`s next role that increased his net worth was the 2001 production of “Oz” as a TV series, in which he was cast as Omar White.

To speak further of his career, Michael was featured in the films “Downtown: A Street Tale” (2004), “The Inerpreter” (2005), “Blood On The Wall$” (2005), “Coalition” (2004), “Dimished Capacity” (2008), “Jesse” (2011), and others, all of which have contributed to Michael`s overall net worth.

In recent years, Michael was featured in films “Good Brutha Bad Brutha” (2013), “D`Curse” (2013), and the TV series “Stich” (2014).

Overall, Michael`s career has been rather successful, as he ahas appeared in over 45 TV and film titles, which became the main source of his net worth during a career which has so far lasted for more than 35 years.

When it comes to his personal life, Michael Wright married Mitzie Lau in November of 1994, and the couple has one child, but, they divorced in 2000. Currently, there is no information in the media about Michael’s personal life.

Net Worth$500,000
Salary510,500 USD
Date Of BirthApril 30, 1956
DiedNovember 10, 2015, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States
Place Of BirthNew York City, New York, United States
Height6 ft (1.85 m)
Weight108 kg
ProfessionFilm and Television Actor
NationalityUnited States of America
SpouseMitzie Lau (m. 1994–2000)
ChildrenOlivia Mead, Myles Wright, Alexandra Burt, Leonie Baldock
ParentsAlberta Wright
AwardsVolpi Cup for Best Actor (1984)
Movies"The Five Heartbeats" (1991), "The Principal" (1987), “Wanderer” (1979), “Confessions Of A Hitman” (1994), “The Cottonwood” (1996), “Money Talks” (1997) , "Sugar Hill" (1994), “Good Brutha Bad Brutha” (2013), “D`Curse” (2013)
TV Shows“Batman: Dark Tomorrow”, "Oz" (2001), "Miami Vice", "V: The Final Battle", "V: The Series", "New York Undercover'", “Stich” (2014)
1Frequently played bad guys


Brass Knucklespre-production
Stitch2014TV SeriesMichael Stitch Grey
The Devil Goes Down2013ShortPops
Good Brutha Bad Brutha2013Sterling Jones
D'Curse2013Officer Ruda
Beto! The Bad Boy of Thompson Street2011Presented by The Prince of Darkness)
Passages from Miles2011ShortMiles
The Gift2010/IIOfficer Conway
Before I Self Destruct2009VideoFirst Victim
Diminished Capacity2008McCormick
Light and the Sufferer2007Randall
Raving2007ShortSecurity Guard
El cantante2006Shooting Gallery Man
Blood on the Wall$2005Michael Wright
The Interpreter2005Marcus
Downtown: A Street Tale2004Rudy
Batman: Dark Tomorrow2003Video GameBlack Mask (voice)
Oz2001-2003TV SeriesOmar White
Piñero2001Edgar Bowser
Shake, Rattle and Roll: An American Love Story1999TV MovieStudent (uncredited)
Rage1999B-Boy at the Elephant
Daring Capers1999TV Series documentaryReenactment Actor
Point Blank1998Sonny
Nash Bridges1998TV SeriesBen
Money Talks1997Aaron
Cartoon Sushi1997TV Series
The Cottonwood1996Simon Z
New York Undercover1996TV SeriesRene Mazili
Confessions of a Hitman1994Charley
Sugar Hill1993Raynathan Skuggs
The Five Heartbeats1991Eddie
Private Times1991TV Movie
Bedtime Eyes1987Spoon
The Principal1987Victor Duncan
Miami Vice1987TV SeriesThe Savage
The Laundromat1985TV MovieShooter Stevens
V1984-1985TV SeriesElias Taylor
V: The Final Battle1984TV Mini-SeriesElias Taylor
V1983TV Mini-SeriesElias Taylor
Benny's Place1982TV MovieJimmy Mills
Dream House1981TV MovieMace
We're Fighting Back1981TV Movie
The Wanderers1979Clinton


Oz2002TV Series performer - 1 episode
Lionheart1990producer: "YOU SHOULD HAVE STEPPED" / writer: "YOU SHOULD HAVE STEPPED"
Be Somebody... or Be Somebody's Fool!1984Video writer: "Love Each Other"


Stitch2014TV Series executive producer
Passages from Miles2011Short producer


The Sissy Gamache Show2015TV SeriesHimself
The Mo'Nique Show2011TV SeriesHimself
BET Awards 20112011TV SpecialHimself
American Masters1996TV Series documentaryHimself

Won Awards

1983Best ActorVenice Film FestivalStreamers (1983)

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