Michael Neeson or Michael Richardson as he is now called is an actor who is the elder son of actor Liam Neeson and his late wife Natasha Richardson. Michael had opted to adopt the last name of his mother as a touching tribute to her.
Michael Richardson and his early life
Michael is the first son of Liam Neeson and the late Natasha Richardson. He was born on 22 June 1995 in Dublin, the Republic of Ireland. He is of 23 years now. He weighed 8 lbs and 14 oz. His father is a famous actor and his mother Natasha Richardson was also an established actress. She died in March 2009 due to a freak skiing accident when she was on a family vacation in Canada. He has a younger brother called Daniel Neeson. His grandparents are Vanessa Redgrave and Tony Richardson, and Bernard Neeson and Katherine Brown.
Michael Richardson and his education and coming to terms with mother’s death
Michael has an American nationality and is of Irish ethnicity. He was 13 when his mom expired. After a depressing bad phase of two years, when he was in the denial mode and partying hard, he decided to attend a boarding school in Kent in Connecticut. He said of that time:
“Mum went to boarding school and I liked the idea of an English boarding school. But I was also definitely getting away from a lot of things. I guess even though the family became so much closer there was a void and I filled it with friends.”
Michael Richardson and his career
In 2015, he attended a one month-long “wilderness therapy” camp in Utah and was with Mother Nature for some time camping and cooking outdoors. He chose London and coordinated with big names in stitching and went on to open his own new fashion gallery, Maison Mais Non, in London. His grandmother Vanessa became a mother figure for him.
He has also acted in some movies such as Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues of 2013 and The Rising: 1916, and his upcoming Cold Pursuit which is due for release next year. His father Liam did not want him to become an actor. Michael revealed:
“Dad was like, please become a carpenter or something. On my mum’s side I was encouraged to do whatever I wanted. I’ve done a couple of drama courses. At the beginning I’d be shaking. Dad always said, ‘just take three deep breaths’, and it does work, although you don’t want anyone seeing you do it, but then you get lost in what you’re doing and get that rush.”
His father and brother continue to work and stay in New York but the family go to Ireland at least once a year. Michael’s net worth is not known but that of his father is $ 85 million.
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Is Michael Richardson in a relationship?
Michael has never disclosed his personal life in public. He has not been seen with any girlfriend in public and seems to be concentrating on shaping his career.
Michael is not active on social media with no verified Twitter Handle or Instagram account. His height is 6 feet and 2 inches and his weight is 73 kg. He has blond hair and blue eyes. No other body measurements are known.
Source; imdb, independent.ie, dailymail.co.uk