Michael Landon Jr is an American film producer, director, actor and writer. Best known for tv drama When Calls the Heart, movies: Love Comes Softly and Jamaa. He acted as Benj in movie series Bonanza.
Michael Landon Jr Biography and Net Worth
|Net Worth $8M|
|Full Name Michael Graham Landon|
|Birth Date 20 June 1964|
|Age 58 years|
|Birthplace Encino, California, United States|
|Profession Producer, Writer, Director, Actor|
|Zodiac Sign Gemini|
|Spouse Sharee Gregory|
|Active Years 1977-Present|
Michael Landon Jr Personal Life
Michael Graham Landon was born on 20 June 1964 in Encino, California, United States. His father was late American actor & film maker Michael Landon and mother was Marjorie Lynn Noe. He belonged to a Jewish-Catholic family. But at the age of 18, he turned towards Christianity. His siblings are Christopher B. Landon, Leslie Landon, Shawna Landon, half-sister Jennifer Landon, half-brother Sean Landon and -step sister Cheryl Ann Pontrelli. He married Sharee Gregory on 19 December 1987. They have three children together. Two daughters Ashley, Brittany and a son named Austin.
Michael Landon Jr Career
Michael started his career from acting in 1977. He acted as Benjamin ‘Benj‘ Cartwright in movies Bonanza: Under Attack, Bonanza: The Return and third installment Bonanza: The Next Generation. He hosted Tv show Back to Bonanza in 1993. Appeared in other Tv shows Superboy and Little House on the Prairie. He directed several projects The Shunning, tv series When Calls the Heart, Deep in the Heart, The Velveteen Rabbit, Saving Sarah Cain, The Last Sin Eater, Love’s Abiding Joy, Love’s Long Journey, Love’s Enduring Promise, Love Comes Softly, Michael Landon, the Father I Knew and Michael Landon: Memories with Laughter and Love. He wrote story and screenplay for some movies namely: When Calls the Heart, Love’s Unfolding Dream, The Last Sin Eater, Love’s Abiding Joy, Love’s Long Journey, Love’s Enduring Promise, Love Comes Softly, Michael Landon, the Father I Knew and Bonanza: The Return. Landon produced The Last Sin Eater, Saving Sarah Cain, Deep in the Heart, episodic drama When Calls the Heart and co-executive produced movies Love’s Enduring Promise and Love Comes Softly. Apart from filmography, he also wrote novels The Silent Gift and More Sunrise.
Michael Landon Jr Awards and Nominations
- 2003- Character and Morality in Entertainment Awards: CAMIE for Love Comes Softly
- 2005- Character and Morality in Entertainment Awards: CAMIE for Love’s Enduring Promise
- 2006- Character and Morality in Entertainment Awards: CAMIE for Love’s Long Journey
- Christopher Award for tv series When Calls the Heart
- Heartland Film Festival award for dramatic short Jamaa
- 2 Telly Awards for The Reckoning
- Winnipeg Real to Reel Film Festival award for The Shunning
- GMA Dove Award for tv series When Calls the Heart
Michael Landon Jr Net Worth
Michael Landon Jr has a net worth of approximately $8 million estimated in the year 2022. His main sources of income are royalties from his production work, as a writer, brief career as an actor and as a movie director. He came from a wealthy family of Hollywood bearing inheritance worth millions.
Michael Landon Jr Body Features
|Height 5 ft 09 in|
|Weight 80 kg|
|Eye Color Gray|
|Hair Color Medium Ash Brown|