Michael Vartan is a French-American actor, widely known for his role as ‘Michael Vaughan’ on the ABC television drama ‘Alias’. It’s been two-decades that he has been working in the industry and appearing in series and dramas.
Moreover, he has worked in several movies and dramas like ‘The Pallbearer’, ‘The Next Best thing’, and ‘Monster-in-Law’. Besides his successful professional life, he had a few failed relationships. Let us scroll to know more information on his personal life, career, and net worth.
Caption: The American actor, Michael Vartan
Source: NY daily news
Michael Vartan: Bio, Family, Education
The Alias famed actor was 27 November 1968 in Boulogne-Billancourt, Hauts-de-Seine, France. He was born as Michael S. Vartan to parents Edmond ‘Eddie’ Vartan(1937-2001) and mother, Doris. His father was a musician and his mother worked as a painter and artist. His Polish-Jewish descent mother immigrant to the US after the divorce with her husband. Further, Michael also moved with his father while he was a young kid. Then his mother remarried with the writer Ian La Frenais. However, he moved back with his father to France and completed his high school there. He grew up as a farm boy in a simple environment. He has one sibling; a brother, Nicolas Vartan. In addition, he holds American and French citizenship. And has a mixed ethnicity of Ashkenazi Jewish, Bulgarian, and Armenian.
At the age of eighteen, he moved back to Los Angeles to live with his mother. While telling d her that he wanted to be an artist and does not wish to fulfill the mandatory military service required in France. Thereafter, he enrolled himself in an acting school and began to take acting classes. Also, he attended the prestigious Lycée Français de Los Angeles.
Michael Vartan: Career & Life Achievements
He started his acting career appearing on European films including Taviani Brother’s ‘Fiorile’. Thereafter, he started to work in minor roles in Hollywood which include 1999 ‘Never Have Been Kissed’, 2002 ‘One Hour Photo’, and 2005 ‘Monster-in-Law’, amongst others. Followed by his appearance in the Australian horror film ‘Rouge’ and 2008 ‘Jolene’.
His film credits include ‘Demoted’, ‘Colombiana’, and ‘Nina’, amongst others. However, he gained notice after working in the American series ‘Alias’. For which he has earned nominations including Saturn Award for Best Actor on Television and Teen Choice Award for Choice TV Male Breakout Star.
He has made a guest appearance in the series and drama including Friends where he appeared as Tom Selleck‘s son Dr. Tim Burke. Further, he has appeared in the television series like ‘Hawthrone’, ‘Go On’, ‘Bates Motel’, ‘Satisfaction’, and ‘God Friended Me’.
Michael Vartan: Personal Life, Wife, Divorce
Fans and admirers of his must be wondering if the actor is in a relationship or not. Well, his current love life is hidden away from the media. Further, there is no information of him involved in any kind of relationship as of now. However, he previously engaged in a few relationships as well as had a short married life. From mid-2003, he started to date the ‘Alias’ co-star Jennifer Garner. But their relationship lasted briefly and confirmed their separation after several months in 2004.
Before dating Garner, he was in a relationship with an actress Shannon Gleason for ten years(1988-1998). After two break-ups, he announced his engagement to Lauren Skaar in March 2010. The couple started dating after they first met in a Whole Foods Market parking lot in Los Angeles in 2009. They had their wedding on 2 April 2011 at the Pelican Hill Resort in Newport Beach, California. Unfortunately, his married life with Skaar didn’t go well and separated in 2014. Moreover, Skaar filed for divorce citing irreconcilable differences in July 2014.
Caption: Michael Vartan and ex-wife Lauren Skaar
Vartan is also an avid lover of animals and pets a dog named Millie. Further, he is also involved with PETA and appeared in one of its videos stating canine care. Moreover, he is a keen supporter of Australian rules football and fan of Ice Hockey.
Michael Vartan: Net Worth & Social Media Platforms
From his career as an actor, he has made a considerable income. Further, his net worth has an estimation of around $8 million from his over a two-decade career in the industry. Additionally, he might be earning a profitable amount from other business ventures as well but no information on it.
The actor seems fairly active on different social media platforms like Instagram and Twitter. He has a personal and verified account on Twitter account @MichaelVartan with 13.6k followers. He does not have any accounts on Facebook but has a fan account on Instagram with over 2k followers.
Michael Vartan: Body Measurements
The tall and handsome actor has a slim and fit body that stands to a height of 6 feet 0 inches or 1.81 meters. Further, his body weighs around 75 kg but no information on his body measurements. He has green eyes and brown hair with two tattoos dedicated to his dogs.
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