Who is Miko Hughes?

Miko John Hughes was born on 22 February 1986 under the zodiac sign of Pisces, in Apple Valley, California USA. He’s a 35-year-old actor, director and writer, probably best recognized for starring as a child actor in the role of Gage Creed in the supernatural horror film “Pet Sematary” (1989), playing Aaron in the ABC sitcom “Full House” (1990-1995), and featuring as Simon Lynch in the action thriller film “Mercury Rising” (1998).

How rich is he, as of now? Miko Hughes Net Worth

As of mid-2021, Miko Hughes’ net worth is estimated at over $500,000, earned through his successful involvement in the entertainment industry. He’s worked on nearly 60 television and film titles since he launched his career back in the late 1980s.

Early Life, Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Educational Background

Miko Hughes spent his early years in his hometown of Fort Collins, where he was raised by his father John Hughes, who worked as a special effects technician, and his mother Mary Hughes. He has three elder siblings, two brothers named Mikhael ‘Mike’ Hughes and Mitchell ‘Mitch’ Hughes, and a sister named Molly Hughes. He holds American nationality and belongs to a mixed ethnic group. He is of British and Chickasaw Native American descent – his name means ‘chief’ in Chickasaw.

Rise to Fame

Miko Hughes started pursuing his acting career in a public service announcement when he was only 22 months old, while his debut feature film appearance as Gage Creed in the film adaptation of Stephen King’s novel “Pet Sematary” in 1989. The film was directed by Mary Lambert and was a moderate box office success; for his performance, he received a Young Artist Award nomination for Outstanding Performance by an Actor Under Nine Years of Age.

His debut TV appearance came in the following year, when he played Chad Hershel in the 1990 ABC docudrama film “Unspeakable Acts”, directed by Linda Otto.

During the same year, he also featured as Joseph in the action comedy film “Kindergarten Cop”, sharing the screen with Arnold Schwarzenegger and Richard Tyson. The cast of the film won a Young Artist Award for Outstanding Young Ensemble Cast in a Motion Picture.

Between 1990 and 1995, Miko was cast as Aaron Bailey in the ABC sitcom “Full House”. Concurrently, he continued to work on other projects – in 1993, he took the role of Dylan Leary opposite Danny DeVito in the drama film “Jack The Bear”, which earned him a Young Artist Award nomination for Best Actor Under Ten in a Motion Picture. Later that year, he provided his voice to the young Jeremy Creek in the NBC animated Christmas special “The Town Santa Forgot”, followed by his portrayal of Dylan in Wes Craven’s meta slasher film “New Nightmare” in 1994.

Continued Success

From 1994 to 1998, Miko Hughes voiced Tommy Anderson in the cult Fox animated sitcom “Life With Louie”, which is based on the childhood of famous stand-up comedian Louie Anderson. He then shared the screen with Tom Hanks and Bill Paxton in Ron Howard’s 1995 docudrama film “Apollo 13”, in which he starred as Jeffrey Lovell; it was a huge commercial success, grossing over $350 million worldwide on a $52 million budget. Thereafter, he voiced Clement in the CBS animated special “The Story Of Santa Claus” (1996), and played Arnie in the WB sitcom “The Parent ‘Hood” (1996-1997), alongside Robert Townsend and Suzzanne Douglas. It was followed by his portrayals of Jordan Barnett in the family comedy-adventure film “Zeus And Roxanne”, and Zack in the superhero film “Spawn”, both released in 1997.

Miko Hughes

Miko’s next major role came the following year, when he featured as Simon Lynch in the action thriller film “Mercury Rising”, next to Bruce Willis, and which earned him a Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a Feature Film – Leading Young Actor. By the end of the decade, Miko had also voiced Ray in the 1999 adventure family film “One Last Flight”, and played Jimmy in the 2000 Western family film “Escape To Grizzly Mountain”. The same year, he took the supporting role of Nicholas Crawford in the UPN sci-fi series “Roswell”, for which he also won a Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a TV Drama Series – Supporting Young Actor.

Further Work and Upcoming Roles

In 2001, Miko Hughes was cast as Jessie in the comedy-drama film “Magic Rock”, after which he played the young Dopler in the sci-fi action comedy film “Clockstoppers” in 2002. He then guest-starred as Peter Feldman in the Fox drama series “Boston Public” (2003), which was followed by his portrayals of Taz in the 2006 sports comedy film “Surf School”, written and directed by Joel Silverman, and Jensen in the 2011 post-apocalyptic horror film “Remains”, based on the comic book series of the same title by Steve Niles.

Two years later, he wrote and directed the segment “See” of the 2013 horror film “Chilling Visions: 5 Senses Of Fear”. Afterwards, he did the voice-over of the title character in the short comedy film “Brody” in 2016.

Most recently, Miko landed the role of Jeremy in the comedy-drama film “The Untold Story” in 2019. Talking about his upcoming projects, it’s announced that he will play Gio in the drama film “Floaty” and Dylan in the short horror film “Dylan’s New Nightmare: An Elm Street Fan Film”, both of which are currently under post-production. He will also appear in the upcoming horror thriller film “William Froste”.

Appearance and Vital Statistics

Miko Hughes has short dark brown hair and dark brown eyes. He stands at a height of 5ft 4ins (1.63m), while his weight is around 165lbs (75kgs). Information about his vital statistics, biceps size, and shoe size isn’t available.

Personal Life

Miko Hughes isn’t very open when it comes to speak about his personal life, and he manages to keep all the details about it far away from the eye of the public. He has never addressed his sexuality even when his fans speculated that he’s gay. It’s believed that he’s single and focused on his professional career at the moment. He divides his time between his hometown of Apple Valley and Oklahoma.

Trivia

Miko Hughes is a beekeeper and has 30,000 bees in his backyard beehive. He also has a cat named Spaz.

He is a good friend of actor Joey Zimmerman.

Apart from acting, he also works as a DJ.

His mother wrote the screenplay for the film “Five At Dawn”, which is based on her Native American grandmother, and he was to appear in the film but it was never made.

At the age of four, he was interviewed by Johnny Carson in “The Tonight Show”, which made him the youngest interviewed guest in the show.

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