Actor Michael Chiklis talks about the secret to his long happy married life with wife Michelle Moran

February 24, 2016
First Published On: February 24, 2016

     Michael Chiklis is a multi talented actor, director and TV producer. He is best known for his roles on ABC police comedy/drama The Commish as Commissioner Tony Scali, and as LAPD Detective Vic Mackey on the FX police drama The Shield. The 52 year old  actor was born in Lowell, U.S. A. At the age of thirteen, Chiklis appeared in various regional theatre productions and became a member of the Actor’s Equity Assosciation. Chiklis graduated from Andover High School and did his Bachelor of Fine Arts from Boston University's College of Fine Arts.

  Michael got married to Michelle Moran on 1991, June 21. And the couple has two daughters, Autumn and Odessa Rose. Michelle, who is 52 is also an actress. She starred in John G. Avildsen’s 1979 movie, Slow Dancing In The Big City. It is heard that after her children were born she quit acting to take care of them.

  Chiklis is also an accomplished musician, specializing in drums and vocals. He is the member of several performing bands in the Boston area like The Surgeon General, Best Kept Secret and Double Talk. He has his own production company called Extravaganza. Over the years, Michael has worked closely with different charities including The Children’s Lifesaving Foundation, Alzheimer’s Association, Autism Speaks and the Revlon Run Walk.

   Chiklis has won many awards for his drama series The Shield. He won the Emmy Award for outstanding lead actor in 200. He also, received a Golden Globe award the same year and Television Critics Association Award for Individual Achievement in a Drama.

  Since 2000, he has done a numbers of voice roles. In 2002, he voiced in the movie The Adventure of Tom Thumb and Thumbelina as King Webster and in 2008 in the movie The Legend of Secret Pass as Calabar. His acting credit includes: Taxman, Soldier, Do Not Disturb, Fantastic Four, eagle Eye, etc. His TV shows includes Miami Vice, Murphy Brown, The Commish, Family Guy, etc. Chiklis  has a net worth of $12 million.

   Michael says that him and his wife first met through a party where they were dragged by their friends. Chiklis was injured and did not want to go to the party but his friends insisted him and attended the party. Now he is thankful to his friends that he could meet her soulmate there.

     Michael Chiklis has a beautiful wife and two beautiful daughters. Chiklis couple has spent the past  24 years of their life together. His wife Michelle is a very caring and loving person, she quit her career for the sake of her daughters to take care of them which shows her love towards her family. Chiklis family is happy together and they enjoy getting outside and riding bikes on Santa Monica Pier.

 The secret behind their happy married life is everything they face in the life face as a team. Chiklis never takes on his personal or professional work without discussing it with his wife. Their perfect bond and mutual understanding seems to be the secret to their happy married life.