Mike Vogel

Who is Mike Vogel?

Born Michael James Vogel on the 17th July 1979, in Abington Township, Pennsylvania USA, he is an actor and model, perhaps best known to the world as Johnny Foote in the drama film “The Help” (2011), and also as Jack in the romantic comedy film “She’s Out of My League”, a year prior, among many other differing roles he has secured so far in his career.

Mike Vogel Bio: Early Life, Family, and Education

Mike is the oldest child of Kathy and Jim Vogel, as he has a younger brother and a sister. Although born in Abington Township, he grew up in nearby Warminster Township, where he attended William Tennent High School. Following matriculation, Mike enrolled at Cairn University, located in Langhorne, Pennsylvania, but as soon as his acting career gained momentum, he left his studies to concentrate full-time on his career.

Career Beginnings

It was in the early ‘00s that Mike started traveling back and forth to New York City, in pursuit of acting roles and also to work as a model. He was soon contracted to Levi’s, and secured his first acting role in the Primetime Emmy Award-nominated comedy series “Grounded for Life”, portraying Dean Piramatti from 2001 until 2004. Concurrently, Mike had other roles, including in such films as “Grind” (2003) next to Adam Brody and Joey Kern, and then in the romantic drama based on Emily Bronte’s novel of the same name, “Wuthering Heights” (2003), starring Erika Christensen and Cristopher Masterson, and the highly praised horror film “The Texas Chainsaw Massacre” (2003).

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In 2005 he had a supporting role in the film “The Sisterhood of Traveling Pants”, while also appearing with Steve Howey in the film “Supercross”. The following year he featured in Wolfgang Petersen’s Oscar Award-winning action adventure “Poseidon”, next to Richard Dreyfuss, Kurt Russell and Emmy Rossum.

Rise to Prominence

Gradually Mike’s career was improving, and he started getting more notable roles, such as the titular character in the film “Ian Stone”, a horror film directed by Dario Piana, and also starring Jaime Murray and Christina Cole. He then starred in the sci-fi horror film “Cloverfield”, with Lizzy Caplan and Jessica Lucas, both in 2008, while two years later he was cast in the romantic drama “Blue Valentine” (2010), starring Ryan Gosling and Michelle Williams, and then in 2011 starred in the drama “Heaven’s Rain”, and had a support role in the Oscar Award-winning drama “The Help”, directed by Tate Taylor and starring Emma Stone, Viola Davis and Octavia Spencer. This role earned him an SAG award, among many others. Although only a minor role, Mike became a star thanks to the success of the film.

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Continual Success

Since 2010, Mike’s name started becoming more popular with the public, critics, and Hollywood on the whole, which resulted in more prominent roles. In 2013 he was selected for the role of Dale ‘Barbie’ Barbara in the TV series based on Steven King’s novel “Under the Dome” (2013-2015), while in 2015 he portrayed Ricky Stormgren in the TV mini-series “Childhood’s End”. Most recently, he portrayed Adam Dalton in the action-drama series “The Brave”, co-starring Anne Heche and Tate Ellington, however, NBC canceled the series after only one season of 14 episodes. Since then, Mike has starred in the action film “The Amendment”, based on the real-life story that happened in the late ‘70s to Brooks Douglas, the character he portrays, and his sister Leslie, played by Taryn Manning. The script was written by the very Brooks Douglas and Paul Brown who were in charge of the entire project, and premiered on the 12th April 2018.

Mike will be back on our screens in 1️⃣9️⃣ days only! Make yourselves prepared. The Brave premieres 10/9c on NBC, September 25 ??

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Do You know How Rich Mike Vogel Is?

Since launching his career, Mike has featured in over 35 film and TV projects, some of which became extremely successful – his most successful film is of course “The Help”, though he also profited with the film “Cloverfield”, and series “Under the Dome” and “The Brave”, among others. So, have you ever wondered how rich Mike Vogel is, as of mid- 2018? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Vogel’s net worth is now well over $1 million, which should become higher assuming that he successfully continues his career.

Do You Know About Mike’s Personal Life, Marriage, Wife Courtney Vogel, Children?

When it comes to his personal life, Mike has been quite open about it; back in 2003 Mike married his long-time girlfriend Courtney, and the couple has welcomed three children since then, Cassy, Charlee, and Chanel. The Vogel family currently resides in Nashville, Tennessee on a ranch, on which Mike often does his workouts.

‪Happy Father’s Day to all the amazing, hardworking and loving dads out in the world. A great example of a hardworking father is our very own Mike Vogel! God bless you Mike! ?✨ ‬

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Mike Vogel Fitness Enthusiast

A licensed pilot in private life, Mike has also transferred his skills to his roles and has become a real fitness enthusiast, keeping his form at the highest levels, not just because his roles demands it, but because he likes to. He did an interview in which he talked about his fitness routine and workouts.

Internet Popularity

Mike has extended his popularity to social media platforms, especially Instagram and Twitter. His official Instagram page is followed by over 100,000 people who have enjoyed Mike’s daily posts from his personal life including time spent with his children, also posts in regard to his newest career endeavors, such as the picture with his military team from “The Brave”. Mike is also quite active on Twitter, with over 90,000 followers, with whom he has shared his personal opinion, ideas, and other interests. So, if you aren’t already a fan of this prominent actor, then this is a perfect opportunity for you, just skip over to his official pages.

Sources and references:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mike_Vogel
https://www.imdb.com/name/nm1036181/
https://www.facebook.com/public/Mike-Vogel
https://twitter.com/vogscaps?lang=en
https://www.instagram.com/realmikevogel/?hl=en

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