Facts of Michael Pena
|Full Name||Michael Antony Pena|
|Birth Name||Michael Antony Pena|
|Birth City||Chicago, Illinois|
|Father Name||Eleuterio Pena|
|Father Profession||Factory worker|
|Mother Name||Nicolasa Pena|
|Mother Profession||Social worker|
|No Of Children||1|
|Filmography||Walkout,Shooter,Cesar Chavez,Tower Heist,The Good Doctor,Extinction|
|Education||Marist High School|
|Date of Birth||13,1976|
Who Is Michael Pena?
Michael Pena is an American actor and musician who is best known for his outstanding performance in the Ant-Man and in Ant-Man and the Wasp.
The 43-year-old made his acting debut from the 1996 film My Fellow Americans where he portrayed the role of Emesto. Since then, Pena has made several appearances in films like Crash, World Trade Center, Fury, The Martian, and A Wrinkle in Time.
With the acting career journey of 25 years, Michael Pena is worth $12 million as of 2019.
Short Bio on Pena
Michael Antony Pena was born on 13th January 1976 in Chicago, Illinois, the United States. He is the son of Nicolasa who was a social worker, and Eleuterio Pena, a factory worker.
Pena holds American nationality and has come from Latino descent. He was brought up in North Lawndale where he enrolled at Marist High School.
Since his debut in 1996, Pena has been a regular in independent productions. His breakthrough came in the two Oscar-winning films Million Dollar Baby and Crash by Paul Haggis.
He then appeared as Detective Armando Renta in the Golden Globe Award-winning series The Shield alongside Michael Chiklis, Catherine Dent, and Reed Diamond.
Recently in 2018, Pena starred opposite Chris Hemsworth, Michael Shannon, and Trevante Rhodes in the American crime drama 12 Strong.
Some of his other notable film works are Walkout, Shooter, Cesar Chavez, Tower Heist, The Good Doctor, Extinction, and Jexi.
Besides films and movies, Pena also starred in numerous TV shows like Pacific Blue, The Sentinel, Profiler, NYPD Blue, Walkout, American Dad!, Narcos: Mexico, and many more.
What Is Michael Pena Currently Doing?
Meanwhile, the American actor seems busy with his upcoming acting venture & its promotions.
His upcoming film works are Fantasy Island as Mr. Roarke and in Tom & Jerry as Terrance. Both of the movies are scheduled to be released in 2020.
Who Is He Married To?
The Crash star is married to his girlfriend turned wife lover Brie Shaffer. The couple tied the knot in 2006 and share a son named Roman (born in 2008).
Despite being the wife of an actor, Brie is quite private regarding her profession. She prefers a low-key life and keeps her personal life away from the limelight as much as possible.
Some Unknown Facts about Michael Pena:
- Before his acting career, Pena worked in a bank.
- His five movies: Million Dollar Baby, Crash, Babel, American Hustle, and The Martian were nominated for the Best Picture Academy Award.
- He is also a good friend of actor William Lee Scott.
- Pena wants to star in a sci-fi film and play half-alien, half-illegal alien.
- He was a drummer in the Los Angeles based rock band Nico Vega.
- Apart from his fame and stardom, Michael lives a low-key life and rarely talks about his whereabouts. He has kept his house details under wraps.