Quick Facts of

  • First NameMichael Gross

Actor Michael Gross grabbed worldwide attention after portraying the critically acclaimed role Steven Keaton on the Emmy Award-winning sitcom Family Ties (1982-89). His iconic role as the survivalist Burt Gummer in the Tremors film franchise helped the actor propel him further into the industry’s mainstream. 

Gross is also better known for his performances in many other notable projects like How I Met Your Mother, The Young and the Restless. From the decade long journey in the field, the actor has also collected a large sum of net worth. 

Let us check out what is Michael’s net worth and salary in 2020? 

Michael Gross’ Net Worth Details 

Michael Gross has an estimated net worth of $5 million, as per Celebrity Net Worth in 2020. He scored his debut role in a 1975 made-for-television drama film A Girl Named Sooner

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Michael’s big break came when he landed the role of Steven Keaton in the major hit TV series Family Ties from 1982-89. He also appeared in the sitcom TV series Spin City along with Michael J. Fox, Carla Gugino, and Richard Kind in 2000.  

Some commercially successful movies Gross starred in are mentioned below,

MovieBudget – Box OfficeCast Members
Tremors (1990) $11 million – $16 millionKevin Bacon and Fred Ward
Big Business (1988)$20 million – $40,150,487Bette Midler and Lily Tomlin

The average salary of an actor is over $53,000 a year. 

Other Endeavours

Michael Gross is a strong railfan who has a huge railroad antique collection. He is a sporadic railroad historian, photographer, as well as a modeler. 

Gross also serves as a spokesman for the World’s Greatest Hobby event sponsored by Model Railroad Industry Association. Additionally, he has held the same post at Operation Lifesaver campaign that promotes safety at railroad grade crossings.

In 2009, the actor designated as a celebrity spokesman for the B&O Railroad Museum in Baltimore, Maryland. He is also an active member of the Santa Fe Railway Historical Society and occasionally hosts the B&O Railroad Museum Television Network on YouTube too. 

Where Does He Live? 

Michael Gross has clandestine information about his properties and assets. As per sources, the actor currently resides in his house in La Canada Flintridge, California. 

The median price of the mansion in the city is over $770k. 

Short-Bio Of Michael Gross

Michael Gross was born on 21st June 1947, in Chicago, Illinois. He is the son of William Oscar Gross, a tool designer and Virginia Ruth, a telephone operator. 

Gross grew up along with two sisters Mary Gross, an actress, and Elizabeth Gross. As a child, he attended St. Francis Xavier school in Chicago. He later went on to study at Kelvyn Park High School. 

Upon schooling, Gross enrolled at the University of Illinois at Chicago and earned his drama degree. Michael also obtained his Master of Fine Arts degree from Yale University.   

Who is His Wife?

Michael Gross tied the knot with his wife Elza Bergeron, a casting director on 2nd June 1984. He also adopted two children, a son Theodore Alex Burkhardt and a daughter Katharine Lucille Burkhardt (from his wife’s previous relationship. 

The family of four currently resides in California.