Michael Nouri was born on the 9th December 1945, in Washington D.C., USA, and is an actor and producer who is possibly still best known for his role of Nick Hurley in the 1983 Adrian Lyne romantic drama “Flashdance”. He is also widely known for starring in several other motion pictures, such as “The O.C.”, “Army Wives”, “All My Children”, and the “NCIS” TV series as well as movies “The Hidden” (1987), “Finding Forrester” (2000), “The Terminal” (2004) and “The Proposal” (2009).
Have you ever wondered how much wealth this veteran actor has accumulated so far? How rich Michael Nouri is? According to sources, it is estimated that the total amount of Michael Nouri’s net worth, as of early 2017, is $2.5 million, acquired through his acting career which is now spanning almost 50 years during which he has added over 120 acting credits to his portfolio.
Michael Nouri Net Worth $2.5 million
Michael is of American, Irish as well as Iraqi descent. He attended Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida, but later transferred to Emerson College in Boston, Massachusetts, from which he graduated with his bachelor’s degree. He debuted as an actor in 1968 when he appeared on the Broadway hit stage play “40 Carats”, opposite Julie Harris. His on-camera debut came just a year later in 1969, when he appeared in Larry Peerce’s comical drama “Goodbye, Columbus”. These engagements opened the doors to the fabulous world of acting, and also provided the basis for Michael Nouri’s net worth.
Nouri debuted on small screens in 1970 with a small role in the “Somerset” TV series, which was followed by the more demanding role of Giorgio Bullock in 11 episodes of the “Beacon Hill” TV series. Through the 1970s and early 1980s he maintained a continuous streak of acting engagements, and appeared in several other popular TV series, including “The Curse of Dracula” and “The Gangster Chronicles” in which he portrayed the notorious mafia lord Charles “Lucky” Luciano – one of his favorite acting roles so far as he once stated. However, the real breakthrough in Michael Nouri’s career occurred in 1983 when he was cast in the role of Nick Hurley, a hunky, wealthy businessman and later boyfriend of Jennifer Beals’ character Alex Owens in the romantic drama “Flashdance”. All these roles helped Michael Nouri to add a significant sum to his net worth, and to establish himself as a prominent actor in the moviemaking industry.
In 1987, Nouri was cast in Jack Sholder’s cult movie “The Hidden”, and for his portrayal of Tom Beck, Nouri was honored with a Catalonian International Film Festival Award, and was nominated for a Saturn Award. In 1990, he opposed the legendary Lee Van Cleef in “Thieves of Fortune” action movie. and later that year Nouri appeared as Lt. Colonel Louis in Marvel’s original “Captain America”. Alongside Sean Connery, Nouri starred in the 2000 drama “Finding Forester”, while in 2001 he portrayed Joe DiMaggio in Billy Crystal’s biographical drama “61*”. In 2004 he was cast as Max for Steven Spielberg’s “The Terminal” featuring Catherine Zeta-Jones and Tom Hanks in the leading roles; it is certain that all these engagements have helped Michael Nouri to dramatically boost the total amount of his net worth.
Apart from all those already mentioned above, Michael Nouri has had notable roles in popular TV sitcoms, including “Downtown”, “Love & War”, “Law & Order” “Touched by an Angel” as well as “The Practice”, “Cold Case” and “Brothers & Sisters”. Michael has also appeared in the Broadway musicals “Victor Victoria” and “Can Can”, and Goodspeed Theater’s “Camille Claudel” stage play. Doubtlessly, all these ventures have made a positive impact on Michael Nouri’s wealth.
Some of the more recent projects of Michael Nouri include appearances in the critically acclaimed drama TV mini-series “The Slap”, co-producing and starring in the 2015 movie “The Squeeze” as well as roles in “Blue Bloods” and the “Heartbeat” TV series. These roles have certainly boosted Michael Nouri’s overall wealth.
When it comes to his personal life, Nouri has married twice – between 1976 and 1978 he was married to Lynn Goldsmith. In 1986 he married Vicki Light but they divorced in 2001. He was then in a long-term relationship with a fellow colleague, actress Roma Downey.
Currently singing in a musical bio of the French femme sculptor Camille Claudel entitled "Camille" at the Goodspeed Opera House in Connecticut. He plays her lover, noted sculptor Auguste ("The Thinker") Rodin. [July 2003]
Residing in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. [July 2002]
Met his attorney, Vicki Roberts, at a Clipper's basketball game at Staples Center which she attended with Gary Busey.
Spent three months selling insurance prior to embarking on an acting career.
Is of Irish/Iraqi descent.
In 2003, broke off a long-term relationship with Roma Downey.
His ex-wife has multiple sclerosis. As a result, Michael has served as an ambassador of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.