• Son of actor Liam Neeson and Natasha Richardson
• Known for his role as Renny in the TV series "Big Dogs"
• Attended Tulane University though unclear if he graduated
• Net worth estimated to be over $1 million
• Changed his last name to Richardson in 2018 in honor of his mother
Who is Micheál Neeson, Liam Neeson’s Son?
Many of you are familiar with the work of Liam Neeson, but what do you know about his personal life? He was married to Natasha Richardson, who passed away following a severe head injury, with whom he has two sons, one of whom is Micheál. He is an actor as well, and is best known as Renny in the TV series “Big Dogs”, among other appearances.
Liam Neeson and his son Michael. A precious photo! Via Pinterest.
Micheál Neeson Wiki: Age, Childhood, and Education
Micheál Neeson was born on the 22nd June 1995 in Dublin, Ireland, one of two sons born to Liam Neeson and Natasha Rodriguez. Through his mother, he is the grandson of Tony Richardson, a director and producer, and actress Vanessa Redgrave. To speak of his education, after finished high school Micheál enrolled at Tulane University, but there is no information as to whether he graduated and what field he studied. Hopefully, this information becomes available in the near future.
Career Beginnings and Rise to Prominence
Born into a family of successful actors, it was probably only a matter of time before Micheál’s career would begin. Well, that happened in 2013 when he posed as the History Channel Reporter in the comedy film “Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues”. After this, he went on hiatus from acting, but returned in 2018, first with the part of Renny in the TV action crime-drama series “Big Dogs”, and then in a minor role in the musical drama film “Vox Lux”, starring Natalie Portman, Jude Law and Stacy Martin.
Most recently, he was Kyle Coxman in the action crime drama film “Cold Pursuit” (2019), starring his father Liam Neeson and Laura Dern. With this latest role, Micheál became a star and is now working on several projects, including films “On Our Way”, a romantic drama in which he stars next to Sophie Lane Curtis and David Krumholtz, and the drama film “The Rising: 1916”, starring Brendan Coyle, Fiona Shaw and Colin Morgan, both of which are yet to receive their premiere dates.
Micheál Neeson Net Worth
Micheál has just started his career, but has already shown his talents, starring in a couple of successful films, which have contributed to his wealth. So, do you know how rich Micheál Neeson is, as of mid- 2019? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Neeson’s net worth is already over $1 million, and will no doubt rise as he continues his career.
Micheál Neeson Personal Life, Coping with Mother’s Death, Dating, Height, and Appearance
What do you know about Micheál’s personal life? Although already a celebrity, Micheál has managed to keep hidden all the essential details from his personal life.
However, some information has been made available to the public. When his mother died Micheál was devastated, and according to reports, succumbed to drug addiction. Luckily, his father noticed the drastic change in his behavior and signed him into a rehabilitation facility. After a few months, Micheál was out of the facility and drugs out of his system. He changed his last name to Richardson in October 2018, in honor of his mother. When it comes to his love life, Micheál hasn’t revealed much about it, and reports state that he is single and that he has never dated anyone, at least not a celebrity.
Hopefully, Micheál becomes more open about his love life. When it comes to his appearance, Micheál has inherited an impressive height from his father, and stands at 6ft 2ins, which is equal to 1.88m, while he weighs approximately 160lbs or 73kgs. He has blue eyes and blonde hair.
Micheál Neeson’s Father, Liam Neeson
Now that we have covered all about Micheál, let’s switch focus to his father, the successful actor Liam Neeson.
Born Liam John Neeson on the 7th June 1952, in Ballymena, County Antrim, Northern Ireland, he is the son of Bernard Neeson, a caretaker at the Ballymena Boys All Saints Primary School, and his wife, Katherine (nee Brown), who was a cook. He was the third child of four in the family, with three sisters, Elizabeth, Rosaleen and Bernadette. While in high school, he became interested in acting, but after matriculation, he enrolled at Queen’s University, Belfast to study physics and computer science.
However, he never graduated, and instead went to work for the Guinness Brewery, and played for the professional soccer team Bohemian FC, before he decided to try himself as an actor. He joined the Lyric Players’ Theatre in Belfast, where he honed his skills for two years before he made his acting debut in 1978 in the film “Pilgrim’s Progress”. Since then, Liam has become a famed actor, with over 130 film and TV appearance, with his most successful roles being as Oskar Schindler in the film “Schindler’s List” (1993), then as Alfred Kinsey in the film “Alfred Kinsey” (2004), among many others.