American, Director

Michael Bay Wiki/Bio, Age, Height, Wife, Family, Movies, Net Worth

Michael Benjamin Bay (born February 17, 1965) is an American film director and producer . The successful films directed by Bay include Transformers , Armageddon , The Rock , Pearl Harbor , Bad Boys , and Bad Boys II . Bay is also a member of the LA music video production company Propaganda Films.

Quick Facts
Birthday
February 17, 1965
Age 55 years
Birth place Los Angeles, California, United States
Years active 1986–present
Occupation Director
Net worth $6.443 billion


Early life

Michael Bay was born in Los Angeles. He was raised by his adoptive parents Harriet, a child psychiatrist and owner of a bookstore, and Jim, a certified public accountant (CPA).  Bay was raised as a Jew .  His grandfather was from Russia .  Her cousin, Susan Bay, is the widow of the last Star Trek actor , Leonard Nimoy (who eventually played Sentinel Prime as a voice actor in Transformers: The Dark Side of the Moon ).  He attended the exclusive Crossroads School in Santa Monica, California . He often highlights his interest in action films due to an incident during his childhood: as a child, he tied firecrackers to a toy train and filmed the burning disaster with his mother’s 8 mm camera. The fire department was called and arrested.

Personal life

Bay lives in Los Angeles and Miami with its two bullmastiffs , Bonecrusher and Grace, named after the characters of Transformers and Armageddon , respectively. As a child, he donated money from his Bar Mitzvah to an animal shelter and has often included his bullmastiff dogs in his films.  Bay previously had another dog, Mason, whose last appearance in a movie was like Miles’s dog in Transformers . Mason died during production of that film in March 2007.

Bay owns a $ 50 million Gulfstream G550 jet , as well as a Bentley , a Range Rover , an Escalade , a Ferrari , a Lamborghini and two Camaros from the Transformers franchise .

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