Michael Fassbender Age, Height, Weight, Wife, Net Worth & Bio




  • Michael Fassbender is a renowned actor from the Hollywood movie industry and has appeared in numerous memorable roles in super hit movies.

    Prior to becoming a renowned face on the big screen in America, Michael Fassbender proved his acting skills through various small and prominent roles in the theater, and then on the TV.

    Today, Michael Fassbender is most recognized for his role as the young Magneto in ‘X-Men’ movie franchise from the Marvel Universe. However, Michael Fassbender’s other roles have been varied, from playing a well-built Spartan warrior in ‘300’ (2007) to having portrayed a white slave owner and even as Steve Jobs in the biopic ‘Steve Jobs’ (2015).

    Michael Fassbender has won numerous prestigious awards for his impressive acting skills and has earned numerous award nominations as well.

    About Michael Fassbender

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    Michael Fassbender has established himself as one of the most talented actors not only in the Hollywood movie and TV industry but is also a prominent actor in the British film, TV and theater industries as well.

    Michael Fassbender’s age is around 41 years as Michael Fassbender was born on the 2nd of April, 1977 in Heidelberg, southwest Germany. Michael Fassbender’s height is around 6 ft (183 cm) while Michael Fassbender’s weight is around 70 kg (155 lbs). In his spare time, Michael Fassbender loves watching Formula-1 and Grand Prix car races, as his hobby.

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    Michael Fassbender’s father is Josef Fassbender, who worked as a chef in a restaurant in London, while Michael Fassbender’s mother is Adele Fassbended, a home-maker. Although Michael Fassbender does not have any brothers, Michael Fassbender’s elder sister is Catherine Fassbender, a neuropsychologist by profession. Michael Fassbender’s ex-girlfriends include Sunawin Andrews and actress Nicole Beharie. However, Michael Fassbender’s wife is Scandinavian actress, Alicia Vikander, whom he is married to since October of 2017.

    Thanks to his impressive acting talent and recognition as a reputable actor in American and British movie and TV industries, Michael Fassbender’s net worth is estimated around INR 247 crores (USD 34 Million).

    As for his recognition for his impressive acting skills, Michael Fassbender has received numerous acting awards and has had numerous award nominations also.

    The list of Michael Fassbender’s award-wins include winning the AACTA International Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in ’12 Years a Slave’ (2014), besides having 2 AACTA International Award nominations also. Michael Fassbender has had 2 Oscar (Academy Award) nominations, 3 Golden Globe Award nominations and 4 British Academy Film Award nominations to his credit as well.

    Michael Fassbender won the British Independent Film Award for Best Actor for his role in ‘Hunger’ (2008) and the British Independent Film Award for Best Actor, again, this time for his role in ‘Shame’ (2011), besides having had 3 British Independent Film Award nominations also.

    Michael Fassbender also won the Critics’ Choice Movie Award for Best Ensemble for his role in ‘Inglorious Basterds’ (2010) and later had 3 Critics’ Choice Movie Award nominations also.

    Michael Fassbender is the winner of the 2012 Empire Hero Award, the Empire Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in ’12 Years a Slave’ (2013), Empire Award for Best Actor for his role in ‘Macbeth’ (2016) and winner of the Empire Award for Best Actor for his role in ‘Steve Jobs’ (2016).

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    Michael Fassbender is also the winner of the 2009 Irish Film & Television Awards’ Rising Star Award, the Irish Film & Television Award for Best Actor in a Lead Role in a Film for his performance in ‘Hunger’ (2009), the Irish Film & Television Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role in a Film, again, for ‘Shame’ (2012), the Irish Film & Television Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role in a Film for his performance in ’12 Years a Slave’ (2014) and the Irish Film & Television Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role in a Film, yet again, for his performance in ‘Steve Jobs’ (2016) apart from having had 3 Irish Film & Television Award nominations also.

    Michael Fassbender has won the London Film Critics’ Circle’s British Actor of the Year for his role in ‘Hunger’ (2009), the London Film Critics Circle’s British Supporting Actor of the Year award for his role in ‘Fish Tank’ (2010) and won the London Film Critics’ Circle’s British Actor of the Year Award for ‘Shame’ (2011) and also won the London Film Critics’ Circle’s British Actor of the Year award for his role in ‘A Dangerous Method’ (2011) apart from having had 6 London Film Critics’ Circle award nominations later.

    Michael Fassbender has also won 4 National Board of Review Spotlight Award for his roles in ‘Shame’ (2011), ‘Jane Eyre’ (2011), ‘X-Men: First Class’ (2011) and in ‘A Dangerous Method’ (2011).

    Michael Fassbender also received the Online Film Critics Society’s Best Actor award for his role in ‘Shame’ (2009), the Online Film Critics Society’s Best Supporting Actor award for his role in ’12 Years a Slave’ (2013) and received the Online Film Critics Society’s Best Actor award again, this time for his role in ‘Steve Jobs’ (2015), apart from having 3 Satellite Award nominations as well.

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    Michael Fassbender won the Venice Film Festival’s 2011 Volpi Cup for Best Actor for his impressive performance in ‘Shame’ (2011) and won the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture for ‘Inglorious Basterds’ (2009) apart from earning 3 Screen Actors Guild Award nominations later on.

    Interesting Facts About Michael Fassbender

    • Michael Fassbender is a teetotaler and does not smoke or drink alcohol.
    • Michael Fassbender is mostly seen as a villain or an anti-hero in movie and TV roles, with a distinct calm and deep voice used for intense and gritty performances.
    • Although Michael Fassbender was born in Germany he later spent his childhood in Ireland.
    • Despite being a millionaire, Michael Fassbender still prefers to live in the flat in London, which he rented over 20 years ago when struggling to be an actor.
    • Michael Fassbender recently founded a production company, titled ‘Peanut Productions’.
    • Michael Fassbender rose to prominence with his role in Stelios, the hardened Spartan warrior in the iconic Zack Snyder movie ‘300’ (2005).
    • Michael Fassbender is close friends with popular actor and frequent co-star Steve McQueen and James McAvoy.
    • Michael Fassbender’s passion for acting surfaced at the age of 17 years when he participated in a school stage play.

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