Michael E. Knight Net Worth

Are you interested in the total net worth of Michael E. Knight? Famous actors around the world earn huge amounts of money. Michael E. Knight is no exception from this rule. You should know that Michael E. Knight is a Hollywood star, born on unknown in Princeton, New Jersey, USA. Having starred and featured on many hit Hollywood movies and popular TV shows, this actor has amassed a fortune under his belt! His parents are unknown and he also has a sibling unknown. As a kid and later as an adult, Michael E. Knight attended Wesleyan University. Born in the American Michael E. Knight is a very talented actor who is also known of having the aliases or nicknames of unknown. He is 6′ 1″ (1.85 m) tall. The total net worth of Michael E. Knight is quite a lot – $5 Million.

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Michael attended The Thatcher School and after matriculating went to the Wesleyan University, graduating in 1980 a year ahead of his intended year. He was cast in his first major acting role in 1982’s “All My Children”, one of the longest airing soap operas from ABC of which Knight was a part from 1982 to 1986; he also returned to the show two years later, joining for another two years, before returning for a second time in 1992, and remaining in the series until its finale in 2011. He was also part of the revival in 2013. His work with the show has helped increase his net worth significantly. He was also a part of “AMC” from 1993 to 1994.

One of Michael’s first major film opportunities was a starring role in “Date with an Angel”, a romantic comedy film directed by Tom McLoughlin. Knight also appeared in several primetime shows such as “Grapevine” and “Dear John”, which is based on a British sitcom of the same name. He also had stage projects including the off-Broadway play “Wrong Turn at Lungfish”, and appeared in the production “Cakewalk” alongside Linda Lavin. He was part of the television movie “She Stood Alone: The Tailhook Scandal”, and one of his latest projects is “The Young and the Restless” in which he has the recurring role of Dr. Simon Neville, and is another long- running soap opera, this time on CBS since the 1970s. He was also cast in an episode of “NCIS” during its 12th season in 2015. All of these opportunities have had a hand in building his net worth.

For his performances, Michael has won two Daytime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Younger Leading Actor in the 1980s. In 2001, he won his third Daytime Emmy Award, and a soap opera Digest Award for Best Supporting Actor. In 2005, he was nominated for an Emmy in the category Outstanding Leading Actor.

For his personal life, it is known that Knight was married to Catherine Hickland, who is best known for her work in “One Life to Live”, from 1992 to 2006. Interestingly, Catherine was previously married to David Hasselhoff who played a character named Michael Knight. The couple did a lot of charity work and was honored by the West End Intergenerational Residence in 1999.

Structural info

  • Full Name: Michael E. Knight
  • Net Worth: $5 Million
  • Date Of Birth: May 7, 1959
  • Place Of Birth: Princeton, New Jersey, USA
  • Height: 6′ 1″ (1.85 m)
  • Profession: Actor, Soundtrack
  • Education: Wesleyan University
  • Nationality: American
  • Spouse: Catherine Hickland (m. 1992–2006)
  • IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0461021/
  • Awards: Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series, Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
  • Nominations: Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series, Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series
  • Movies: All My Children, Rounding First, Noise, A Different Kind of Christmas, Hexed, Date with an Angel, The Young and the Restless, Darryl
  • TV Shows: All My Children, The Young and the Restless


  • “We are like a bunch of Cyber-magpies!” said to a group of AOL pals in the AMC chatroom.


  • Added his middle initial to his screen name to avoid receiving fan mail intended for David Hasselhoff addressed to the name Michael Knight. (the name of Hasselhoff’s character on the TV series Knight Rider).
  • Michael E. Knight was married to Catherine Hickland who was married to David Hasselhoff. David Hasselhoff played Michael Knight on “Knight Rider”. Catherine Hickland also made a couple of guest appearances on the show. Justin Bruening who played Michael E. Knight’s son on “All My Children” would go on to play Michael Knight on the remake of “Knight Rider”.
  • Ex-wife Catherine Hickland is also the ex-wife of actor David Hasselhoff. Hasselhoff played a character named Michael Knight on Knight Rider (1982).
  • Michael has a degree in theatre arts earned at Wesleyan College. After that, he trained at Circle in the Square Theatre in New York. He has won two Emmy awards for his portrayal of Tad Martin on All My Children (1970).
  • Michael has been a frequent visitor on America Online. His first visit was August 30, 1995 and he has been coming on line in as much as his busy schedule allows. He has made many “Cyber-Pals” and his fans love getting to know him.
  • Scar on chin. Ran into “angry” mailbox when he was riding his bike as a child.


Title Year Status Character
Darryl 2014 Short completed Darryl Montague
The Young and the Restless 2015-2016 TV Series Simon Neville / Dr. Simon Neville / Dr.Simon Neville
NCIS 2015 TV Series Leland Spears
All My Children 2013 TV Series Tad Martin
Drop Dead Diva 2013 TV Series Charles Van Horn
All My Children 1983-2011 TV Series Tad Martin / Tad / Ted Orsini
Hot in Cleveland 2011 TV Series Michael E. Knight
Hungry Years 2009 Bernie
Mango Tango 2009 Shaman
Rounding First 2005 John Koerner
One Life to Live 2002-2005 TV Series Tad Martin
Retreat 2004
Noise 2004 Dr. Steve
Undermind 2003 Brian Sampson
Ash Tuesday 2003 Mitchell
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit 2001 TV Series David Steadman
Celebrity Deathmatch 2000 TV Series Billy Corgan
Enchanted 1998 Marble Jones
Montana 1998 Doctor
A Different Kind of Christmas 1996 TV Movie Alan Schaefer
She Stood Alone: The Tailhook Scandal 1995 TV Movie as Michael Knight
Hexed 1993 Simon Littlefield
Murder, She Wrote 1992 TV Series B.J. Wilson
Grapevine 1992 TV Series Adam
Dear John 1992 TV Series Freddie
Sydney 1990 TV Series Cliff
Matlock 1988 TV Series Daniel Fontaine
Date with an Angel 1987 Jim Sanders
ABC Afterschool Specials 1985 TV Series Andrew
Baby It’s You 1983 Phillip (as Michael Knight)
The Royal Romance of Charles and Diana 1982 TV Movie Prince Edward (as Michael Knight)
Title Year Status Character
All My Children 2011 TV Series performer – 1 episode
Title Year Status Character
Going to Bed with Terri Ivens 2013 TV Series Himself – Guest
The Talk 2011 TV Series Himself – Guest
The Oprah Winfrey Show 2011 TV Series Himself
The View 2003-2009 TV Series Himself
Infanity 2008 TV Series documentary Himself
The 32nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards 2005 TV Special Himself – Nominated: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series
SoapTalk 2003-2005 TV Series Himself
Soapography 2004 TV Series documentary Himself
Biography 2003 TV Series documentary Himself
18th Annual Soap Opera Digest Awards 2003 TV Special Himself
The 28th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards 2001 TV Special Himself
The 27th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards 2000 TV Special Himself – Past Winner
The 26th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards 1999 TV Special Himself – Nominee: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series and Past Winner
The 15th Annual Soap Opera Digest Awards 1999 TV Special Himself
The 25th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards 1998 TV Special Himself – Nominated: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
The Rosie O’Donnell Show 1996-1997 TV Series Himself
All My Children 25th Anniversary Special 1995 TV Movie Himself
The 20th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards 1993 TV Special Himself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 1993 TV Series Himself
Hour Magazine 1986 TV Series Himself
Celebrity Double Talk 1986 TV Series Himself
Fame, Fortune and Romance 1986 TV Series Himself
Family Feud 1985 TV Series Himself
Archive Footage
Title Year Status Character
Daytime’s Greatest Weddings 2004 Video documentary Tad Martin
Soaps’ Most Unforgettable Love Stories 1998 TV Movie Tad Martin
All My Children: Daytime’s Greatest Weddings 1993 Video Tad Martin


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