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Popular American Director, Mike Mills; Learn about his Married life, Career and Personal Affairs

Updated On 25 Jun, 2017 Published On 25 Jun, 2017
Popular American Director, Mike Mills; Learn about his Married life, Career and Personal Affairs

The famous American director, Mike Mills married to an American actress, Miranda July in 2009 nad has a son. The family is living a happy life together.

The nominee for an Academy Award, Michael Chadbourne Mills, popularly known as Mike Mills is one of the finest film and music video directors of the United States. Mike is well known from his movies- 20th Century Women, Beginners, Thumbsucker and much more.  

Similarly, The 51-year-old director, is living a happy married life along with his wife, Miranda July and a son, Hopper Mills. Let us see the journey of this wonderful man as a director, husband, and a father.  

Mike Mills is happily married to actress-wife Miranda July

Mike Mills married his fellow artist and film director, Miranda July secretly in a private ceremony along with the close friends and relatives in 2009 after dating for a while. 

He seems to be a very good husband as we have never heard of any relationship conflict between the couple. He also attends most of the events with his better half and the pair looks so much in love with each other,  


Mike and Miranda attending the premier of the movie, Beginners, Source: Zimbio.com

The couple is living a cherished life together but posts only limited information on the social networking sites. Mike took July as an inspiration of his life and supports each other in every step. 

Even after years of marriage, the couple shares the same strong bond together and we wish them all the best for their future as well.  

The couple is blessed with a son

The couple is blessed with the adorable child named, Hopper Mills who was born in February 2012. Their son is too adorable and spends much of their spare time together.

Mill's family is living together in Silver Lake, the neighborhood of Los Angeles.

A complete family photo, Source: P Interest

Successful career of Mike Mills

Mike began his career directing the music videos for the musical acts including- Air, Moby, and Yoko Ono. After that, he started graphic designing for various album covers and for various promotional materials as well.

Besides, Music videos and graphics, he is also involved in movies as well. His debuted directing in Hollywood from the movie Thumbsucker in 2005 includes Vincent D' Onofrio, Lou PucciTilda Swinton and Keanu Reeves as the cast members.  

In 2010, he released another movie named, Beginners with $14.3 million box office collection along with stars- Christopher Plummer, Melanie Laurent, Goran Visnjic and Ewan McGregor.

Mike posing for a picture, Source: Esquire

Recently, in 2016 he released his movie named, 20th Century Women along with star member Billy Crudup, Annette Bening, Elle Fanning and Greta Gerwig.

The movie was a tribute to his mother and was inspired by his wife which shows his the respect towards females.

Quick facts of Mike Mills

Mike Mills in a Casual wear, Source: Alchetron
  • Born on 20th March 1966 in Berkeley, California.
  • Son of Janet L. Dowd, a draftsperson, and Paul Chadbourne Mills, a historian art, and museum director.
  • In 1999, his mother died of brain cancer.
  • Mike's father turned out t be a gay at the age of 75 and died after five years due to lungs cancer.
  • Graduated from the Copper Union in Lower Manhattan, New York City.
  • Started career from directing music videos for Air, Moy and Yoko Ono.
  • Designed graphics for the album covers and promotional materials including Ol' Dirty Bastard, Beck, Sonic Youth and Beastie Boys.
  • Besides film and music videos, he also wrote some books such as Peace, Love & Barbecue, Mike Mills and much more.
  • Married to Miranda July in 2009 and has a son named, Hopper Mills in 2012.
  • His wife, Miranda July has a net worth of $ 2 million.      

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