Mike Judge is a highly skilled man with a wealth of creativity whose immense contribution to Hollywood’s entertainment industry is nothing short of impressive. He is popularly known as an actor, voice actor, director, producer, musician-comedian, animator and writer. He is also the originator of the television series, Beavis and Butthead, which ran from 1993 to 1997 before returning in 2011. King of the Hill , Extract, The Goode Family and More.
Mike Judge’s bio
Michael Craig Judge popularly known as MikeJudge was born on October 17, 1962 in Guayaquil, the second child of three siblings. His father, William James Judge, worked in Guayaquil for a non-profit organization and was heavily involved in raising awareness of proper agricultural development. Michael’s mother, Margaret Yvonne, is a professional archaeologist and also worked as a librarian.
From the age of seven, Michael Judge was educated in Albuquerque, New Mexico and was enrolled in St. Pius X High School. After graduating from high school, he was admitted to the University of California, San Diego to study physics. He graduated in 1986 after completing all the prerequisites required for his degree.
After completing his university education, Michael Judge wasn’t too keen on the idea of pursuing a career in science, but one thing that has always been a huge passion for him was entertainment and the arts with a penchant for animation. As a result, in 1987 he made a forward-thinking decision to relocate to Silicon Valley, where he joined a startup graphics card company called Parallax Graphics in Santa Clara. However, he resigned shortly after less than three months with the company.
Mike then enrolled as a math graduate at the University of Texas at Dallas. While taking lessons, he also joined the musical band Anson Funderburgh and the Rockets. He played with the band for two years and got the chance to appear in the band’s 1990 release “Rack ‘Em Up”. While Mike Judge was still in the band, he became interested in creating short animated skits after seeing them in a movie theater. This prompted him to purchase a Bolex 16mm film camera to begin creating. His first creation, a short animated film called Office Space, was purchased by Comedy Central in 1991.
The following year, he created the characters Beavis and Butt-Head, which were featured on MTV. The characters would later be developed into a full-fledged animated series, one of which featured Mike’s voices on both characters. The animated series has become one of his greatest achievements in animation. Other animated series he has created include: Mike Judge Presents: Tales from the Tour Bus, Silicon Valley and King of the Hill.
Wealth (income and earnings)
Mike Judge has charted tremendous success over the years, not only finding fame but the net worth that comes with it, translating to a net worth of $75 million. The whole sum is something that many people can only dream of. Given that his skills range from acting to producing to writing, it’s no surprise he’s worth so much.
Personal life – woman
Mike Judge has always been a dashing man whose cool suave has crushed the ladies on him more often than he would have liked. However, he left virginity in 1989 after marrying Francesca Morocco, with whom he had two lovely daughters named Lily, Julia. The couple separated after their daughters were born, but the exact date of the divorce is not known.
When the divorce was finalized, Mike found love again and started dating a new wife named Katrina Bronson. Together they welcomed a son, whom they christened Charles Judge, but separated not long after. In 2012, Judge met Cherie Thibodeaux, with whom he dated for two years until their split in 2014. Currently Mike Judge is accepted as a single.
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Interesting facts about the actor
1. Mike Judge is a two-time Annie Award winner and one-time Primetime Emmy Award winner for his work on the animated sitcom King of the Hill.
2. He was recognized with two Satellite Awards and Critics’ Choice Television Awards for his work on Silicon Valley.
3. He is 1.78 m tall. He also has blue eyes and dark brown hair.