• Michael D. Cohen was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada on 22 November 1975
• As of late-2021, his net worth is estimated at over $10 million
• He holds Canadian nationality, belongs to White Caucasian ethnic group, and is a Christian
• He is an actor, writer, director and producer best known for his role in the Nickelodeon comedy series “Henry Danger”
• In his spare time, Michael enjoys rock climbing and is an avid mountaineer
Who is Michael D. Cohen?
Michael Dwayne Cohen was born on 22 November 1975 under the zodiac sign of Sagittarius, in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. He’s a 46-year-old actor, writer, director and producer, probably best recognized for landing the role of Schwoz Schwartz in the Nickelodeon comedy series “Henry Danger” (2014-2020), and its two spin-offs – “The Adventures Of Kid Danger” (2018), and “Danger Force” (2020-2021).
How rich is he, as of now? Michael D. Cohen Net Worth
As of late-2021, Michael D. Cohen’s net worth is estimated at over $10 million, earned through his successful involvement in the world of entertainment, working on more than 40 television and film titles since he launched his career back in the early 2000s.
Early Life, Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion, Educational Background
Michael D. Cohen was assigned female at birth, but transitioned to male in his early 20s before his acting career took off. He was raised in his hometown until he relocated with his family to Richmond, British Columbia at the age of ten; his father is Maurice Cohen, while his mother’s name isn’t revealed, and it’s also unknown whether he has any siblings or is an only child. He holds Canadian nationality, belongs to White Caucasian ethnic group, and is a Christian. Regarding his education, Michael obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in Cell Biology, and later earned his Master’s degree in Adult Education.
Michael D. Cohen developed his love for acting and performing at a very young age, after being inspired by Carol Burnett and her co-stars in “The Carol Burnett Show”. He also started writing scripts and plays and when he was only 12 years old won a Young Playwright’s Contest. After taking acting classes upon matriculation, Michael landed his debut voice-over job as Milo ‘Fibber’ Kryzinski in the YTV / Nickelodeon animated series “Moville Mysteries” (2002), after which he voiced characters in such TV series as “Henry’s World”, “Doc”, “RoboRoach”, and “Jojo’s Circus” along with various commercials.
In 2004, he wrote, produced and starred in the title role in the short comedy film “Jew Jube Lives”, for which he won the national Moc Docs award in the category of Best Mockumentary. He also featured as a little skinhead in the short film “Skinheads” (2006), and as Rabbi Yosef Slomon in the short comedy film “Song Of Slomon” in 2007.
Rise to Fame
Michael D. Cohen landed his first major voice-over role when he provided his voice to Ty Archer the main character in the YTV action-adventure series “Grossology”, that ran from 2006 to 2009; it earned him a Gemini Award nomination for Best Individual or Ensemble Performance in an Animated Program or Series, which he shared with other cast members. Following the end of the series, in 2009 he took the supporting role of Fidel’s manservant in the ABC fantasy comedy-drama series “Eastwick”.
Afterwards, he continued to make guest appearances in numerous TV series, including “Tim And Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!”, “Modern Family”, “The Whole Truth”, and “Wizards Of Waverly Place”, to name a few. His next major role came in 2012, when he was chosen to appear in the main role of Ben in the YouTube animated web series “Talking Tom”. In 2013, he made his debut feature film appearance as a paparazzi in the comedy film “InAPPropriate Comedy”, alongside Adrien Brody, Lindsay Lohan and Rob Schneider, which was followed by his portrayal of Abner in the comedy-drama film “It Was You Charlie”, for which he won an ACTRA Award nomination for Outstanding Male Performance. During the same year, he also starred as Eddie in the short comedy film “Clowns & Heroes”, written and directed by Ralf Strathmann.
In 2014, Michael D. Cohen landed two small roles in the Academy Award-nominated psychological drama film “Whiplash”, which received critical acclaim and was a modest box office success. Later that year, he joined the cast of the Nickelodeon comedy series “Henry Danger”, in which he starred as Schwoz Schwartz for five seasons until the series was ended in 2020, sharing the screen with such actors as Jace Norman, Ella Anderson, and Riele Downs, and which gained him enormous popularity all over the world. He later reprised the role in its spin-off series, “The Adventures Of Kid Danger” (2018), in which he did the voice-over of the character, and “Danger Force” (2020-2021), of which he also directed three episodes.
Concurrently with filming it, Michael continued to work on other projects. In 2016, he played Luke in the thriller film “Generation Wolf”, and featured as Mr. Turner in the made-for-TV comedy film “Shady Neighbors”. It was followed by his appearance as Stretch in the 2017 black comedy crime film “Suburbicon”, written by the Coen brothers and directed by George Clooney. He then had the part of Mitch Stemp in the crime comedy film “An Evening With Beverly Luff Linn” (2018), next to Aubrey Plaza, Craig Robinson, and Emile Hirsch, and worked as a creative consultant on the documentary film “Disclosure” (2020).
Speaking about his upcoming projects, it’s announced that he’ll play Rory in the short comedy film “Corners”, and Garth in the comedy film “Things Like This”.
In addition to his career on film and TV, Michael D. Cohen served as a co-chair of the SAG-AFTRA Hollywood Conservatory at the American Film Institute; he’s now a member of the National SAG-AFTRA Conservatory Committee. He also offers private acting coaching and workshops for SAG-AFTRA through his Los Angeles-based acting studio.
To speak further about his professional career, Michael works as a lecturer for the University of Texas at Austin. He is currently writing a book about acting, and is working on a one-man show.
Appearance and Vital Statistics
Michael D. Cohen has short dark brown hair and dark brown eyes. He stands at a height of 5ft 1ins (1.55m), while his weight is around 132lbs (60kgs). Information about his vital statistics, biceps size, and shoe size isn’t available.
Personal Life and Hobbies
Michael D. Cohen isn’t very open when it comes to speak about his personal life, and has kept all the details about it far away from the eye of the public, so his current relationship status is a mystery. His residence is in Los Angeles, California.
In his spare time, Michael enjoys rock climbing, and is an avid mountaineer.