Who is Michael Cera?

Michael Cera is a Canadian actor, comedian, producer, singer, and songwriter who has actively worked in the entertainment industry since 1999 to date. Starting his career as a child artist, he is now one of the established actors in the industry. This actor is well-known for his television and film roles. Talking about his television, he is known for his role of Michael Bluth on the sitcom ‘Arrested Development.’ Likewise, he is also known for his film role in ‘Scott Pilgrim vs. the World’ where he played Scott Pilgrim. Apart from acting, he also contributed to the music field. Moreover, he has also released his debut studio album, ‘True That’ in 2014. This actor has also served as a touring bass player in the rock band ‘Mister Heavenly.’

Quick Info
Full NameMichael Austin Cera
ProfessionActor, comedian, producer, singer, and songwriter
Birth Date7 June 1988
Birth PlaceBrampton, Ontario, Canada
Parents NameLuigi Cera
Linda (nee Cockman)
Siblings2 sisters- Jordan and Molly
Net Worth 2021$20 million
Height5 feet and 9 inches (1.75m/175cm)
Weight70 kg (154lbs)

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Michael Austin Cera was born on 7 June 1988 in Brampton, Ontario, Canada. His parents are Luigi Cera, a technician, and Linda (nee Cockman) who worked in Xerox. He grew alongside his two sisters named Jordan (elder) and Molly (younger). Additionally, he is currently 32 years old with a Gemini zodiac sign.

Nationality and Physical Stats

Michael Cera holds Canadian nationality and as per his ethnicity, he is White. He has Sicilian ancestry on his father’s side and has Irish, Dutch, Scottish, and English ancestry on his mother’s side. Besides this, he stands 5 feet and 9 inches (1.75m/175cm) tall and weighs around 70 kg (154lbs). He has a pair of light brown-colored eyes and curly light brown colored hair.

Early Life/Education

Michael Cera suffered from chickenpox at the age of three. During that time, he binged watch different series and became interested in acting. this led him to join The Second City and took improvisation classes. Talking about his education, he has attended three different schools. They are Conestoga Public School, Robert H. Lagerquist Senior Public School, and Heart Lake Secondary School. Likewise, he later completed his studies through an online school.


Michael Cera is not on any social media accounts.

Personal Life 

Michael Cera previously dated American actresses Alia Shawkat in 2003 and Aubrey Plaza during his shoot of ‘American actress Alia Shawkat.’ He then started his relationship with Nadine in 2014. It is rumored that they secretly married in 2018. They are still living together.

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Movies of Michael Cera

Michael Cera landed his debut film roles at the age of 7 to 8. He played ‘Steal This Movie!’ and ‘ Frequency’ in 2000. Likewise, he then appeared in the 2002 biographical spy film ‘Confessions of a Dangerous Mind’ as Chuck Barris. After this film, he directly appeared in two movies of 2007 named ‘Superbad’ and ‘Juno.’ His next film appearance happened in the 2008 film ‘Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist’ where he starred opposite Kat Dennings. Likewise, he then played in ‘Paper Heart,’ ‘Year One,’ and ‘Youth in Revolt’ in 2009. He appeared in ‘Scott Pilgrim vs. the World’ as Scott Pilgrim and also voiced over as Scott in ‘Scott Pilgrim vs. the Animation’ in 2010. Following year, he also directed, wrote, and produced short films. 

Similarly, he became an executive producer of the 2013 film ‘Magic Magic.’ The same year, he directed and wrote the short film ‘Brazzaville Teen-Ager,’ ‘Failure,’ and ‘Bitch.’ He also appeared in featured films like ‘Crystal Fairy & the Magical Cactus’ and ‘This Is the End.’ Furthermore, his other movies are ‘Hits’ in 2014, ‘ Entertainment,’ and ‘A Very Murray Christmas’ in 2015, and ‘Sausage Party’ in 2016. In the year 2017, he had six different movie roles out of which his notable work in ‘The Lego Batman Movie’ where he had a voice role of Richard “Dick” Grayson / Robin. He also starred in ‘Gloria Bell’ as Peter in 2018 which is his last played film. Moreover, his upcoming film is ‘Blazing Samurai’ which is working in its post-production.

TV Shows

Michael Cera has landed various roles in the television series. His debut one is ‘Twice in a Lifetime’ in 1999 and he also appeared in ‘I Was a Sixth Grade Alien,’ ‘Noddy,’ and ‘Switching Goals’ the same year. He then appeared in series with a small role like ‘La Femme Nikita’ and ‘ Anne of Green Gables: The Animated Series’ in 2000, ‘George Shrinks’ and ‘Doc’ in 2001. Likewise, he then had a voice role in ‘Braceface’ from 2001 to 2004. In the year 2001, he landed various television film roles. This actor is also mostly known for his voice role in ‘The Berenstain Bears’ as Brother bear from 2003 to 2004. He again lent his voice in ‘Pecola’ and ‘Rolie Polie Olie’ in 2003, ‘Wayside’ in 2005, and ‘Tom Goes to the Mayor’ in 2006.

His next main role came in the sitcom ‘Arrested Development’ where he played George Michael Bluth. He appeared in the series from 2003 to 2006, 2012, and from 2018 to 2019. It starred huge casts like Will Arnett, Jason Bateman, David Cross, Portia de Rossi, Tony Hale, Jessica Walter, etc. Meanwhile, he also became-creator, director, writer, and producer of the 2007 series ‘Clark and Michael’ where he also played the role of Mikey Cera. Some of his other celebrated series is ‘Children’s Hospital’ where he had a voice role, ‘The Simpsons,’ ‘Comedy Bang! Bang,’ ‘Drunk History,’ and many more. This actor has also appeared in ‘Saturday Night Live‘ in 2014. His last played series is ‘Weird City’ in 2019, ‘Medical Police,’ and ‘ At Home with Amy Sedaris’ in 2020.

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Michael Cera has won the TV Land Award in 2004 for his series ‘Arrested Development.’ He also received the Chicago Film Critics Association and Austin Film Critics Association Awards for his film ‘Juno’ in 2007.  Likewise, he has received the Satellite Awards under the category Best Actor: Comedy or Musical for his film ‘Scott Pilgrim vs. the World’ in 2010.

Net Worth of Michael Cera

Michael Cera has an estimated net worth of $20 million as of 2021.