Michael Boatman Net Worth: Michael Boatman is an American actor and writer that has a net worth of $6 million. Produced in Colorado Springs, Colorado, in 1964, Michael Boatman studied performing at Western Illinois University. He was greatly involved with theatre productions and humor while in school, earning the Irene Ryan Theatre Award for Best Supporting Actor only before graduation. Boatman made his onscreen introduction as Private Ray Motown in 1987’s “Hamburger Hill”. During once, he also appeared in a recurring role as Stanley Babson on over 30 episodes of “Arli$$”. Along with his performing career, Boatman is a novelist and screenwriter and loves composing horror. Boatman released his debut novel, “The Revenant Road”, in 2009. He’s been married to his own wife, Myrna Forney, since 1992. They will have four kids together.
October 25, 1964
Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA
6' (1.83 m)
Western Illinois University
Mackenzie Boatman, Jordan Boatman
Gwendolyn Boatman Pugh, Daniel Boatman
NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series
Hamburger Hill, The Glass Shield, And Then Came Love, Woman Thou Art Loosed, The Peacemaker, Bad Parents, Once Upon a Mattress, The Pool Boys, Unchained Memories: Readings from the Slave Narratives, In the Line of Duty: Street War, Queen of Media, House of Secrets, Kalamazoo?, The Doctor
Instant Mom, Anger Management, Sherri, Arliss, Spin City, The Jackie Thomas Show, China Beach, Muscle
He is also the voice of Easy Rawlins in critically acclaimed Walter Mosley detective audio novels "Cinammon Kiss" and "Little Scarlett." He provided the characters for several other audio book productions. 
Completed filming "Supercops," a modern comedic take on dysfunctional New York CIty detectives. He is also a widely published horror/science-fiction author and has written several screenplays, and the novels "The Red Wake" and "Revenant Road." His short fiction appears in several genre publications and anthologies. His short story collection "God Laughs When You Die (Mean Little Stories from the Wrong Side of the Tracks)" will be published by Dybbuk Press in early 2007. Currently, he is working on a third novel and completing a horror comedy titled "Evil Woman." [November 2006]
Culver-Stockton College mentoring students and acting in the British comedy "Noises Off" [October 2005]
Received Western Illinois University's Alumni Achievement Award in 1997
Graduated from Western Illinois University.
Sometimes I marvel at my good fortune. You can never take it for granted and I am always challenging myself and trying to develop.