Michael Chernus is a well-known personality in the world of stage and theatre. While he remains an established artist in the field of theatre, he has also equally graced the Hollywood line with his remarkable performances in several series and shows.
Most prominently known for his typecast role of Cal Chapman in the famous Netflix series 'Orange Is the New Black,' Michael’s stage work in Lisa Kron’s 'In the Wake' has honored him with the 2011 OBIE Award and also a nomination in Lucille Lortel Award at The Public Theatre in New York City.
Michael Chernus’ Bio(Age)
Ben from the 'Winter Passing' Micheal was born as Michael Louis Chernus on 8 August 1977 in Rocky River, Ohio, USA. His parents are Barbara Jo, who turned 71, as of 2019, and Richard Louis Chernus, who is half-Hungarian and half-German. Except for this, his other family details are yet to surface in the media.
Growing up, Micheal's interested in athletic career increased. Thus, he remained a member of his school basketball team. Along with his sports, he continued his education at a time. Then, he had never thought of being an actor until he was in grade eight when one day, he watched the Sylvester Stallone starred as Rocky. He got so impressed by the drama that he instantly aimed at being an actor and took the drama class the very next day in his Rocky River Middle School.
The 42-years first play was The Hobbit, with a character of Gandalf in which he earned acclamations and appreciations. The positive feedback furthermore encouraged him in better performance. With his parents’ support, he joined Beck Center in Lakewood for professional acting classes, and eventually, he became a reputed and acclaimed actor at present. Like his peak career, his height is also not less with 1.78m(5’10”)
Who is Michael’s Wife?
Michael is married to his wife Emily Simoness on 26 September 2015, who is a 7th generation Ryder of Ryder Farm since 2009. The pair first met on 22 September 2013 and tied the knot after two years of blissful journey.
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Since then, the duo has been rejoicing every moment of their life that is transparent on their Instagram. From selfie of one another to appreciate the partners’ job, the pair has never failed to show the love and support between each other.
Michael and his wife Emily taking a vow at their wedding. (Photo: Michael's Instagram)
Recently on 6 September 2019, Michael has shown his gratitude and proudness to his wife on her Space on Ryder Farm’s speech on his Instagram with a caption:
This badass, Ms. Emily Simoness, spoke beautifully today about @spaceonryderfarm for the team at Blue Hill at Stone Barns during their weekly “family meal”. An exciting and inspiring event and evening with @petitesmoss and @emsimmy. And an unbelievably incredible meal.
It's been four years since they got hitched. And still, Michael and his wife Emily shares a vivid and warm relationship.
Michael’s Net Worth?
The Tinkerer from the Spiderman: Homecoming, Micheal has several popular film credits such as High Street Plumbing, The Rebound. Feed the Fish, and so on. His renowned TV series is The Big C, and Orange Is the New Black, Manhattan, and many more.
As of 2019, Chernus is further set to start a new venture with Begona Colomar’s film Ona Sur and Tommy. Therefore with his number of credits in both movies and theatres, his net worth is undoubtedly at the peak.
However, this 42 years actor’s net worth is never publicized till present, but it can still speculate with the salaries provided to the actors in Hollywood.
Note: the A list stars are paid $15 million to $20million in big-budget films while the secondary actors are paid $1.5million to $4.5million, and the median actors are paid $50,529 per year. Since Michael is a reputed actor with years of experience in both theatre and big screen, he must be enjoying the fortune of A list stars or least of secondary stars.