About Michael Madsen
Michael Madsen is a well known actor. It has been reported that the current estimate of Michael Madsen net worth reaches 2 million dollars. In addition to him being a well known actor, he is also known as a photographer and poet and these two involvements added up not only to Michael Madsen net worth, but also to his overall fame. Also, a huge part of his net worth has been accumulated due to his appearances in movies, TV productions as well as voicing characters in several video games.
Michael Madsen was born in 1957 in Illinois. As an actor, he began his training at the Chicago’s Steppenwolf Theater. There, he was coached by John Malkovich, who has also established his name as one of the most popular ones in cinema industry. Soon after coaching under John Malkovich, Michael Madsen started to appear in movies, although his first roles were mainly some small ones. Such first movies in which he appeared were as follows: “Racing with the Moon”, “Against All Hope” and “The Natural”.
When he moved to Los Angeles his appearances in movies and TV productions increased by a mile.
He also began getting bigger parts in productions and they were in the ones, such as “Thelma and Louise” and “Kill Me Again”. These appearances also started to accumulate the overall size of Michael Madsen net worth.
For his appearance in “Thelma and Louise”, Michael Madsen was noticed by Quentin Tarantino, who invited Michael Madsen to appear in his production called “Reservoir Dogs”. The movie became a breakthrough production for Michael Madsen, although the movie is described as a low budget one. In this movie he appeared as a murderer and his role was praised not only by the audience, but also by movie critics.
Since that time, Michael Madsen appeared in many more movies, which also added up to the overall estimate of Michael Madsen net worth. In 1993, he got quite a different role from the latter one, of a murderer, when he was chosen to appear as a loving father in the film called “Free Willy”. Among many other movies in which he appeared are the following ones: “Die Another Day”, “Species” and “The Getaway”.
In addition to his career as an actor, Michael Madsen is also known for his two other involvements, those being photography and poetry. As a poet, he has published a couple of poetry books. In 2006, his first book of photography was released, which was titled “Signs of Life”.