Michael Shamberg

Film Producer (1945)
Sun Dec 22 2019
By   Manish

American film producer, Michael Shamberg is well known for his movie, The Big Chill, for which he received an Oscar Award nomination. He also received another Oscar Award recognition and PGA Award for the film, Erin Brockovich. He currently serves as an executive producer for the action-adventure drama series, Into the Badlands.

Shamberg was born as Michael H. Shamberg in 1974, in Chicago, Illinois, United States. He holds an American citizenship and belongs to white ethnicity/race. Aside from this, he is a married man. Find more details about Shamberg's personal life in the following sections.

Married Life with Carla Santos Shamberg

The 74-year-old film producer, Michael is committed to a blissful marital relationship with Carla Santos Shamberg, a film producer. The duo exchanged their wedding vows in a private nuptial held in 1996.

Michael Shamberg and his wife, Carla Santos Shamberg at the premiere of Wish I Was Here
Photo: American film producers, Michael Shamberg and Carla Santos Shamberg at AMC Lincoln Square Theatre on 14th July 2014 in New York City, NY
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The couple are maintaining a strong bond in their marriage from more than two decades and celebrates their wedding anniversary every year. They recently wished their 23rd anniversary in 2019. The pair also shares an adorable child, but the name of their son is still a mystery for their fans.

Besides, Shamberg's currently wife was married to an actor, William H. Macy in 1980, but later divorced upon five years in 1985, because of some personal conflict arose in their life. 

First Marriage with Megan Williams

Academy Award-nominated producer, Shamberg was previously married to Megan Williams, who earned an Oscar Award nomination for the movie, Language Says It All. They tied the knot in a small ceremony invited their close ones in 1980.

After staying married for five years, the couple separated due to a lack of intimacy in 1985. By the end of 1985, they finalized their divorce with appealing for the custody of their two children, including Jacob Shamberg, who's a deaf child.

Net Value in Millions

Michael Shamberg has a net worth of $6 million as of 2019. More to that, he collects a handsome remuneration from his profession. Likewise, an American film producer's annual salary is $67,451. So, Shamberg's yearly income might be similar to the film producer in the United States.

On the other side, Shamberg's wife also maintains a total fortune of $850 Thousand that is more than Scott Niemeyer. Nevertheless, she isn't active in her producing works so that her earnings might be below average.

Author of Guerrilla Television

As an author, Shamberg wrote and published a book, Guerilla Television, with the help of Raindance Corporation in June 1971. The book is about the minor revolution in eras of the television networks, which are in good condition.

The cover of Guerilla Television
Frame: Michael Shamberg wrote a notable book, Guerilla Television
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Shamberg's book received five out of five stars from ratings. As of now, the price of the book is listed at $24.95 that includes 15 used ($24.95), one new ($122.04), and two collectible ($28.94). It also prizes $27.95, which consists of used ($27.95) and one new ($578.51).

Profoundly Working in the Field of Entertainment

The former Time-Life correspondent, Shamberg first produced a short documentary movie, Four More Years starring Spiro AgnewWalter Cronkite, and Gerald Ford, among others in 1972. He then again produced a made-for-TV-movie, The Lord of the Universe, with the directions of David Loxton in 1974.

Michael got his life turning opportunity after producing a comedy-drama movie, The Big Chill, which was a great hit in the box office. The film grossed $56,399,659 against a production budget of $8 Million. He also produced many TV shows, including UC: Undercover, Reno 911! and various others.

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