Michael Fishman – Bio, Wife, Family, Children, Age, Net worth, Where Is He Now?

Michael Fishman was a famous child actor of the ’90s, best known for his debut role as DJ Conner on the TV show, Roseanne He worked behind the scenes, first as an executive producer, then as a writer, director and set designer. The actor has also appeared in other television shows and films over the years like Undrafted, Seinfeld, Hitz, Little Bigfoot 2: The Journey Home, AI Artificial Intelligence among others.

Michael Fishman’s bio, dude

Michael Aaron Fishman was born on October 22, 1981 in Los Angeles County, California. His father, Nelson Fishman, was a jeweler while his mother, Darlene Fishman, was a registered nurse and community college professor. He was a middle child with an older sister named Robyn and a younger brother named Matthew.

For his high school education, Michael attended Orange Country High School of the Arts while at Los Alamitos High School. He turned down admission to study veterinary medicine in order to raise his younger brother Matthew. Shortly thereafter, Michael married Jennifer Briner. He then began working as a carpenter, but eventually switched careers and became a high school coach. He remained in this position for ten years.


At an audition at age six in 1988, Michael met Roseanne Barr, an actress, comedian, writer, TV producer and creator of the ABC sitcom Roseanne , who campaigned for him to play DJ Conner.

Michael portrayed the character from 1988-1997, he was 15 when the show ended. During the show, he guest-starred in several other shows and film projects such as Little Rosey (1990), Hey Arnold (1996) as Joey, Little Bigfoot 2: The Journey Home (1997) as Mike Holliday, and in Seinfeld (1997) as Gregg.

Later Michael Fishman worked on projects like The Real Roseanne Show, great job thanks! and the Sports Sciences as director, executive producer, screenwriter, set designer and cinematographer. In 2007, he was nominated for an Emmy for Outstanding Production Design/Art Direction for the show Sports Science.

Michael reconnected with Roseanne with the show on The Roseanne Show as a co-host and on Roseanne’s Nuts as himself. He also appeared on the television series Walker, Texas Ranger as a snake in Steven Spielberg’s sci-fi film A.I.: Artificial Intelligence as a teenager in a van and on film, Undrafted as Antonelli.

Family: wife, children

Michael Fishman married his teenage sweetheart, Jennifer Briner, at the age of 18 on October 22, 1999. During their marriage, Jennifer, a day teacher, was diagnosed with an unusual kidney condition. This led to the couple becoming advocates to raise awareness of the disease.

The couple were married for almost 20 years, with two children – a boy and a girl before divorcing in June 2017. However, they decided to postpone the divorce since Jennifer was son Michael’s health insurance. According to Michael Fishman, their decision to end the marriage was an amicable one.

Where is Michael Fishman now?

On April 28, 2017, ABC announced the revival of the sitcom Roseanne , starring all of its original cast. At the time, it wasn’t certain if Michael would also star in the show, but it was confirmed in May 2017 that he would be playing the role of DJ Conner. The show’s revival pilot had an impressive 18.44 million viewers, guaranteeing the show’s success.

However, the creator – Roseanne Barr, wrote racist tweet about Valerie Jarett who was an adviser to Barack Obama at the time. Public backlash resulted in the show being canceled after one season. A later spin-off called The Conners was announced on June 21, 2018, which featured the entire original cast, including Michael Fishman with the notable exception of Roseanne Barr.

Wealth (income and earnings)

The American actor is currently worth 8 million dollars,which is the result of film and television projects. In addition to his work as an actor and director, he is also a voice actor and appears in several animated shows. He is also a producer, writer, set designer and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador.

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