Michael Pena- Bio, Age, Net Worth, Wife, Height, Weight, Career

Michael Peña

Michael Pea is an actor, voiceover artist, and producer from the United States who has been active in the entertainment industry since 1994. During the early stages of his career, he had minor roles in films and television series. He eventually took on lead roles, for which he received numerous prestigious nominations and awards. Similarly, he is well-known for his roles in films like ‘Million Dollar Baby’ and ‘Crash,’ in which he played Omar and Daniel, respectively. In addition to acting, he is a voice actor who has appeared in several animated films, television series, and video games. He is also one of the founding members of the rock band Nico Vega. He eventually left the band to pursue a career as an actor.

Quick Facts

Real Name Michael Anthony Peña
Nick Name Michael
Famous As Actor And Producer
Age 45-years old
Birthday January 13, 1976
Birthplace Chicago, Illinois
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Ethnicity Hispanic
Nationality American
Religion Christianity
Height 5 ft 7 inches
Weight 68 Kg
Body Measurements N/A
Biceps Size N/A
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Salt And Pepper
Shoe Size N/A
Girlfriend/Dating N/A
Spouse Brie Shaffer
Net Worth $12 million
Brands N/A
Hobbies Acting, Producing Movies

Who Is Michael Pea?

Michael Anthony Pea was born in Chicago, Illinois, on January 13, 1976. Eleuterio Pea, his father, worked in a button factory, and Nicolasa, his mother, was a social worker. They are Mexicans who immigrated to the United States. Michael is also 45 years old and born under the Capricorn zodiac sign.

Michael Pea Education

Regarding his education, Michael Pea went to two high schools, Marist High School and Hubbard High School.

How Tall Is Michael Pena?

Michael Pea is of American nationality and Hispanic ethnicity. He is of Mexican ancestry. He joined Scientology in 2000, according to her religion. Aside from that, he is 5 feet 7 inches (170cm/1.70m) tall and weighs around 68 kg (150lbs). He has a typical body type and a short stature. Furthermore, he has dark brown eyes and salt and pepper hair.

Michael Pena With Stan Lee
Michael Pena With Stan Lee (Source: Instagram)

Social Media

Michael Pea keeps up with his social media accounts. His Instagram (@mvegapena) account has 305 thousand followers. He also has 82.8 thousand followers on Twitter (@realmichaelpena).

Who Is Michael Pena’s Wife?

In 2006, Michael Pea married Brie Shaffer. They were blessed with a son named Roman two years later.

How Did Michael Pena Pursue His Career?

Michael Pea is more involved in films than television series. In 1996, he made his film debut in ‘My Fellow Americans.’ He appeared in a few movies, including ‘Star Maps’ in 1997, ‘Boogie Boy’ in 1998, ‘Bellyfruit’ in 1999, and ‘Gone in 60 Seconds’ in 2000. Similarly, he appeared in 2001’s ‘Buffalo Soldiers,’ ‘The United States of Leland,’ and 2003’s ‘Love Object.’ He appeared in two award-winning films in 2004, titled ‘Crash’ and ‘Million Dollar Baby.’ The following year, he played Carlos and Jimmy in the movie Little Athens’ and ‘Suneo,’ respectively. In 2006, he was nominated for an ALMA Award for his film ‘World Trade Center.’ His other notable films include ‘Shooter,’ released in 2007, ‘The Lucky Ones,’ released in 2008, ‘My Son, My Son, What Have Ye Done?,’ released in 2009, and ‘Everything Must Go,’ released in 2010.

In addition, he appeared in the 2010 film ‘Eastbound & Down.’ He played Sebastián Cisneros in five episodes, alongside McGee, Andrew Daly, Jennifer Irwin, Matthew McConaughey, Kem Marino, and others. He also appeared as a voice actor in ‘American Dad!’ in 2011 and ‘Chozen’ in 2014. The same year, he played Mark Solano in the film ‘Gracepoint.’
In the year 2018, he starred as Kiki Camarena in the Netflix crime drama television series ‘Narcos: Mexico.’

Michael Pea Net Worth 2023

Michael Pena’s net worth is estimated to be $12 million in 2023. He is a professional actor who has been in the industry for a long time.


  1. He is a voice cover artist as well.
  2. He has played a huge role in the MCU.
  3. Michael spends most of his time with his family.