Michael Fassbender Wife, Wedding, Dating, Gay, Net Worth & More
Actor Michael Fassbender is best known for his role as slave driver Edwin Epps in the Oscar-winning film 12 Years a Slave (2013)- an adaptation of American abolitionist Solomon Northup's slave narrative. His portrayal in the critically acclaimed movie also earned Michael an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor.
Michael is also known for his portrayal of Erik Lehnsherr aka Magneto in X-Men franchise movies.
Michael Fassbender's Married Life/ Wedding
Michael Fassbender tied the knot with Alicia Vikander on 14th October 2017.
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The wedding was a private ceremony held in Ibiza, Spain in front of their close family and friends.
Michael Fassbender with his wife Alicia Vikander at Paris Fashion Week on 21st January 2020 (Photo: eonline.com)
Michael and his wife first met on the set of The Light Between Oceans in November 2014 and started dating shortly after.
Alicia Vikander was born on 3rd October 1988 in Gothenburg, Sweden.
She is an Academy Award-winning actress for her role as Gerda Wegener in the 2015 film The Danish Girl. Alicia has appeared in many notable movies like Anna Karenina (2012), Ex Machina (2014), Jason Bourne (2016), and Tomb Raider (2018) to name a few.
Further, Celebrity Net Worth has estimated Alicia's net worth to be $8 million.
Past Dating Affairs
In 2010, when Michael was filming X-Men: First Class, he started dating co-actor Zoe Kravitz. But the relationship was shortlived and the two parted ways after dating for less than a year.
After that, he dated his Shame co-star Nicole Beharie from 2012 to 2013. After Nicole, Michael reportedly had a fling with his 12 Years a Slave costar Lupita Nyong'o in 2013.
Later in 2014, Michael also briefly dated supermodel Naomi Campbell.
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Apart from those, the X-Men star has also been linked with actress Rosario Dawson, model and actress Madalina Diana Ghenea, and Olympic track and field star Louise Hazel at different points of time.
Age/ Nationality/ Short Bio
Michael Fassbender was born on 2nd April 1977 in Heidelberg, Germany to an Irish mother Adele Fassbender and German father Josef Fassbender.He was raised in small-town called Killarney, in south-west Ireland, where his family moved when he was two years old. His family ran a restaurant in Ireland.
Michael grew up alongside an older sister: Catherine Fassbender, who grew up to be a neuropsychologist.
According to Celebrity Net Worth, his two-decades-long career in the career with more than 60 acting credits has rendered him an estimated net worth of $30 million.
Some Other Facts
- As a child, Michael grew up a Catholic and even served as an altar boy at the church.
- He studied at the Fossa National School and later attended St. Brendan's College.
- He boasts an athletic build and stands at a height of 6 feet(1.83 meters).
- Michael resides in the same flat in London that he has owned since he was in his late 20s.
- In real life, Michael is technophobic and avoids technology as much he can. In fact, he still prefers his old cracked iPhone 4 over an upgraded new model.