Michael Ball is an English actor, singer as well as a telecaster who is famous for starring in the West End production of “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street”. Moreover, he is also known for the character Raoul in The Phantom of the Opera”.
Michael Ball Bio, Age
Michael Ball was born on June 27, 1962, in Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, England. His full name is Michael Ashley Ball. He is English by nationality and belongs to the white ethnic group. His father’s name is Tony Ball and his mother’s name is Ruth Ball. He has two siblings in his whole family, an elder brother named Kevin and a younger sister named Katherine. He had a huge passion for theatre and acting since his young age. He also used to practice singing.
Discussing his education, he attended Plymouth College. Afterward, he joined Guildford School of Acting.
Michael Ball Height
Michael Ball has a height of 5 feet 10 inches and weighs 85 kg. He has a body measurement of 38-45-35 inches. His shoe size is 8 (US). Similarly, his hair color is brown and has blue eyes.
Michael Ball Career
Michael Ball began his professional acting career with the debut role in “Godspell” at Aberystwyth Arts Centre. He then acted as the character Marius in “Les Misérables”. He repeated the same role in “Les Misérables: The Dream Cast in Concert” in 1995.
He has also appeared as the character Raoul in The Phantom of the Opera” in London in the year 1986. In 1998 he acted in three major consecutive concerts including “The Fiftieth Birthday Concert of Andrew Lloyd Webber”, “Sondheim Tonight” and “Hey, Mr. Producer: The Musical World of Cameron Mackintosh”.
In 2002, Michael portrayed the role of Caractacus Potts in the Sherman Brothers musical, named “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang”. In 2007, he was seen playing as Edna Turnblad in the popular musical Hairspray that was held at Shaftesbury Theatre.
He made his singing debut by releasing the hit single “Love Changes Everything”. He also participated in the Eurovision Song Contest in 1992 and sang the track “One Step Out of Time”. He ended the competition with second position.
He has released several albums namely “The Movies”, “One Voice”, “Both Sides Now”, “If Everyone Was Listening”, “Coming Home To You”.
Michael Ball’s Wife
Michael Ball is at present married to Cathy McGowan who is a British reporter. Cathy has a daughter named Emma from her previous marriage.
Michael Ball’s Net Worth
Michael Ball has made a huge income from his career. As of 2020, he has a net worth of $25 million.
Social Media: Instagram, Twitter
Michael Ball has 56K followers on Instagram and has 114K followers on Twitter.