• Mike Vogel is an actor and model born in 1979 in Abington Township, Pennsylvania USA.
• He attended Cairn University, but left to pursue his acting career.
• His most successful role was in the drama film “The Help”, which earned him an SAG award.
• He has starred in over 35 film and TV projects and his net worth is estimated to be over $1 million.
• He is married to Courtney and they have three children. He is an active fitness enthusiast and has a strong presence on social media.



Known for movies

Short Info

Net Worth$1 million dollars
Date Of BirthJuly 17, 1979
SpouseCourtney Vogel
FactHe got married in the same church as his parents did.


Who is Mike Vogel?

Born Michael James Vogel on the 17th July 1979, in Abington Township, Pennsylvania USA, he is an actor and model, perhaps best known to the world as Johnny Foote in the drama film “The Help” (2011), and also as Jack in the romantic comedy film “She’s Out of My League”, a year prior, among many other differing roles he has secured so far in his career.

Mike Vogel Bio: Early Life, Family, and Education

Mike is the oldest child of Kathy and Jim Vogel, as he has a younger brother and a sister. Although born in Abington Township, he grew up in nearby Warminster Township, where he attended William Tennent High School. Following matriculation, Mike enrolled at Cairn University, located in Langhorne, Pennsylvania, but as soon as his acting career gained momentum, he left his studies to concentrate full-time on his career.

Career Beginnings

It was in the early ‘00s that Mike started traveling back and forth to New York City, in pursuit of acting roles and also to work as a model. He was soon contracted to Levi’s, and secured his first acting role in the Primetime Emmy Award-nominated comedy series “Grounded for Life”, portraying Dean Piramatti from 2001 until 2004. Concurrently, Mike had other roles, including in such films as “Grind” (2003) next to Adam Brody and Joey Kern, and then in the romantic drama based on Emily Bronte’s novel of the same name, “Wuthering Heights” (2003), starring Erika Christensen and Cristopher Masterson, and the highly praised horror film “The Texas Chainsaw Massacre” (2003).
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In 2005 he had a supporting role in the film “The Sisterhood of Traveling Pants”, while also appearing with Steve Howey in the film “Supercross”. The following year he featured in Wolfgang Petersen’s Oscar Award-winning action adventure “Poseidon”, next to Richard Dreyfuss, Kurt Russell and Emmy Rossum.

Rise to Prominence

Gradually Mike’s career was improving, and he started getting more notable roles, such as the titular character in the film “Ian Stone”, a horror film directed by Dario Piana, and also starring Jaime Murray and Christina Cole. He then starred in the sci-fi horror film “Cloverfield”, with Lizzy Caplan and Jessica Lucas, both in 2008, while two years later he was cast in the romantic drama “Blue Valentine” (2010), starring Ryan Gosling and Michelle Williams, and then in 2011 starred in the drama “Heaven’s Rain”, and had a support role in the Oscar Award-winning drama “The Help”, directed by Tate Taylor and starring Emma Stone, Viola Davis and Octavia Spencer. This role earned him an SAG award, among many others. Although only a minor role, Mike became a star thanks to the success of the film.

Continual Success

Since 2010, Mike’s name started becoming more popular with the public, critics, and Hollywood on the whole, which resulted in more prominent roles. In 2013 he was selected for the role of Dale ‘Barbie’ Barbara in the TV series based on Steven King’s novel “Under the Dome” (2013-2015), while in 2015 he portrayed Ricky Stormgren in the TV mini-series “Childhood’s End”. Most recently, he portrayed Adam Dalton in the action-drama series “The Brave”, co-starring Anne Heche and Tate Ellington, however, NBC canceled the series after only one season of 14 episodes. Since then, Mike has starred in the action film “The Amendment”, based on the real-life story that happened in the late ‘70s to Brooks Douglas, the character he portrays, and his sister Leslie, played by Taryn Manning. The script was written by the very Brooks Douglas and Paul Brown who were in charge of the entire project, and premiered on the 12th April 2018.

Do You know How Rich Mike Vogel Is?

Since launching his career, Mike has featured in over 35 film and TV projects, some of which became extremely successful – his most successful film is of course “The Help”, though he also profited with the film “Cloverfield”, and series “Under the Dome” and “The Brave”, among others. So, have you ever wondered how rich Mike Vogel is, as of mid- 2018? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Vogel’s net worth is now well over $1 million, which should become higher assuming that he successfully continues his career.

Do You Know About Mike’s Personal Life, Marriage, Wife Courtney Vogel, Children?

When it comes to his personal life, Mike has been quite open about it; back in 2003 Mike married his long-time girlfriend Courtney, and the couple has welcomed three children since then, Cassy, Charlee, and Chanel. The Vogel family currently resides in Nashville, Tennessee on a ranch, on which Mike often does his workouts.

Mike Vogel Fitness Enthusiast

A licensed pilot in private life, Mike has also transferred his skills to his roles and has become a real fitness enthusiast, keeping his form at the highest levels, not just because his roles demands it, but because he likes to. He did an interview in which he talked about his fitness routine and workouts.

Internet Popularity

Mike has extended his popularity to social media platforms, especially Instagram and Twitter. His official Instagram page is followed by over 100,000 people who have enjoyed Mike’s daily posts from his personal life including time spent with his children, also posts in regard to his newest career endeavors, such as the picture with his military team from “The Brave”. Mike is also quite active on Twitter, with over 90,000 followers, with whom he has shared his personal opinion, ideas, and other interests. So, if you aren’t already a fan of this prominent actor, then this is a perfect opportunity for you, just skip over to his official pages.

General Info

Full NameMike Vogel
Net Worth$1 million dollars
Date Of BirthJuly 17, 1979
Height1.78 m
ProfessionPilot, Actor, Model
EducationWilliam Tennent High School
NationalityAmerican

Family

SpouseCourtney Vogel
ChildrenGabriel James Vogel, Charlee B. Vogel, Cassy Renee Vogel
ParentsJim Vogel, Kathy Vogel
SiblingsDaniel Aaron Vogel, Kristin Vogel

Accomplishments

AwardsScreen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture, Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Acting Ensemble, Satellite Award for Best Ensemble – Motion Picture, National Board of Review Award for Best Cast
NominationsTeen Choice Award for Choice Summer TV Star: Male
MoviesCloverfield, The Help, Blue Valentine, She's Out of My League, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, Poseidon, The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, Supercross, McCanick, The Deaths of Ian Stone, Rumor Has It, Grind, Open Graves, In My Dreams, Across the Hall, What's Your Number?, Havoc, Wuthering Heights, ...
TV ShowsUnder the Dome, Pan Am, Miami Medical

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Quotes

#Quote
1I have many friends in Special Forces, and the amazing thing about these guys is how quickly they can read someone.
2I do things that are very uncharacteristic of a normal workout routine. I hate cardio. Absolutely hate it. I grew up as a wrestler, so it was constant cardio, cardio, cardio.
3I have such an eclectic taste in music. Come to a backyard BBQ at my house, and I will run the gamut from Skynyrd to Sinatra to '90s grunge, rap, R&B, and classic rock. I have issues. If I had to pick one, I love this country artist named Craig Morgan. His music and his songs are so relatable and tell such vivid stories.
4I roll out of bed, walk into the garage, work out, and go about my day. I'll bring my daughter out there in her ExerSaucer. I don't know if I'll ever go back to a gym.
5My whole life, I wanted to be a fighter pilot; it's what I wanted to do. I set up all of my classes for it, but I got lazy my senior year in high school and didn't get my paperwork in.
6When I graduated from high school, I weighed 125 pounds because of wrestling. Suddenly, I realized I could eat whatever I wanted - plus, creatine was new at the time. I went from 125 to 175 pounds, working out like crazy. I was yoked. But I wasn't drinking enough fluids and ended up with a kidney stone - and 3 weeks of pure hell.
7On paper, actors are the dumbest group of individuals essentially out there. Most of us have not gone to college. However, we never stop learning. Because of what we do, we're constantly researching, constantly learning.
8I grew up a plumber's son in Philadelphia.
9The Dome is a metaphor that could mean anything - it could be nuclear fallout, terrorists - I've always been fascinated with stories where people's roles are flipped on their heads, be it the Wall Street guy, the techno guy, etc. All of those things are only successful when there are people and money around.
10When my wife and I met, I couldn't talk to her - and my defense mechanism is sarcasm. I belittle someone with verbal pokes and prods. I did it to her out of complete awe. When friends introduced us, I said 'Hi' - and turned my back. Later, I called my mom and best friend and said, 'I think I just met my wife.'
11Music is just a huge part of my life. It affects moods. I've always found it insane how you can hear one song, and it takes you back to a specific, specific moment in your life, and you remember it vividly like it was yesterday.
12My wife is a terrific Southern cook. My favorite of all the great things she cooks is 'trash potatoes.' That's mashed potatoes with sour cream, bacon, cheddar cheese, and horseradish. It's a total gut bomb.
13About his acting teacher Lynette Sheldon. "She's the greatest! Lynette is a miracle-worker - she accomplishes more in one month than most teachers do in years! She makes you strong - and she's tough in a good way."

Facts

#Fact
1Younger brother Daniel Aaron Vogel is a film maker.
2His son, Gabriel James Vogel, was born on September 17, 2013.
3Is a pilot in real life.
4Second daughter Charlee B. Vogel born June 2, 2009.
5Was the runner up for the role of Kirk in Star Trek (2009).
6In 2008, he served as chair of the VA National Salute to Hospitalized Veterans.
7Daughter Cassy Renee Vogel, born February 20, 2007.
8His last name 'Vogel' means 'bird' in German, as well as in Dutch.
9Studied at the Lynette Sheldon Actors' Studio in New York.
10Went to the same high school as Brian Baker, lived a few blocks away, but never knew him.
11He got married in the same church as his parents did.
12Has two pugs, Orlando and Olivia.
13Grew up in Warminster, Pennsylvania.

Pictures

Movies

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Grounded for Life2001-2004TV SeriesDean Dean Piramatti
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre2003Andy
Wuthering Heights2003TV MovieHeath
Grind2003Eric Rivers
The Case for Christ2017completedLee Strobel
Wild Man2016post-productionBrock
Lost and Found Part Two: The Cross2016ShortJohn Carrel
Lost and Found Part One: The Hunter2016ShortJohn Carrel
Childhood's End2015TV Mini-SeriesRicky Stormgren
Under the Dome2013-2015TV SeriesDale 'Barbie' Barbara
The Boy2015/IDad
In My Dreams2014TV MovieNick Smith
Jake Squared2013Actor Jake
McCanick2013Floyd Intrator
Bates Motel2013TV SeriesDeputy Zack Shelby
Pan Am2011-2012TV SeriesDean Lowrey
Living Loaded2012TV MovieDan
Heaven's Rain2011Brooks
What's Your Number?2011Dave Hansen
The Help2011Johnny Foote
Miami Medical2010TV SeriesDr. Chris Deleo
She's Out of My League2010Jack
Blue Valentine2010Bobby
Open Graves2009Jason
Across the Hall2009Julian
Empire State2009TV MovieSam Cochrane
Criminal Minds2008TV SeriesPolice Officer at Briefing
Cloverfield2008Jason Hawkins
The Deaths of Ian Stone2007Ian Stone
Caffeine2006Danny
Poseidon2006Christian
Rumor Has It...2005Blake Burroughs
Supercross2005Trip Carlyle
Havoc2005Toby
The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants2005Eric

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Lost and Found Part Two: The Cross2016Short executive producer
Lost and Found Part One: The Hunter2016Short executive producer

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Wuthering Heights2003TV Movie performer: "More", "I Will Crumble", "If It Ain't Broke Break It", "Shine"

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Under the Dome: Inside Chester's Mill2014TV Special documentary special thanks

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Insider2014TV SeriesHimself
The Talk2014TV SeriesHimself
Entertainment Tonight2010-2014TV SeriesHimself
Under the Dome: Inside Chester's Mill2014TV Special documentaryHimself
Good Day L.A.2013TV SeriesHimself
18th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards2012TV SpecialHimself
Last Call with Carson Daly2010TV SeriesHimself
Janela Indiscreta2010TV SeriesHimself
Made in Hollywood2010TV SeriesHimself
Poseidon: A Ship on a Soundstage2006Video shortHimself
The Young Hollywood Awards2006TV SpecialHimself
HBO First Look2006TV Series documentaryHimself
Chainsaw Redux: Making a Massacre2004Video documentaryHimself / Andy

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Chelsea Lately2014TV SeriesBarbie in 'Under the Dome'

Awards

Won Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
2013NY Emerging Talent AwardBig Apple Film FestivalJake Squared (2013)
2012ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion PictureThe Help (2011)
2011BFCC AwardBlack Film Critics Circle AwardsBest EnsembleThe Help (2011)
2011NBR AwardNational Board of Review, USABest Acting by an EnsembleThe Help (2011)
2011Special Achievement AwardSatellite AwardsBest Ensemble, Motion PictureThe Help (2011)
2011SEFCA AwardSoutheastern Film Critics Association AwardsBest EnsembleThe Help (2011)

Nominated Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
2012COFCA AwardCentral Ohio Film Critics AssociationBest EnsembleThe Help (2011)
2012OFTA Film AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Music, Adapted SongThe Muppets (2011)

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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