Michael Blake Net Worth

Estimated Net Worth: $2.09 Million
Estimated Salary: $223 Thousand
Known For: Screenwriter
Birthdate: July 5, 1945
Birthplace: North Carolina

Net Worth & Salary

Based on my research, I estimate that Michael Blake has an estimated 2023 net worth of roughly $2.09 Million and an estimated annual salary of $223 Thousand.


Michael Blake is an Academy Award-winning American screenwriter and novelist, born on July 5, 1945, on a military base in North Carolina. He and his three brothers grew up in several different states, including Texas and California.

Before fame, Blake studied at the University of New Mexico and Eastern New Mexico University, and also attended film school in northern California. In 1983, he wrote his first screenplay, Stacey’s Knights. His most famous work is his 1988 novel Dances with Wolves, which he adapted into an acclaimed 1990 film.

Actor Kevin Costner starred in the film version of Dances with Wolves, and Blake won an Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay for his work. He has also written several other screenplays and novels, including The Holy Road, which was published in 2001. He has also written several plays, including the musical Only the Brave, which was performed at the La Jolla Playhouse in California in 2003.

Blake has received numerous awards and honors for his work, including the American Indian Film Festival’s Lifetime Achievement Award in 2000. He continues to write and produce films, and is currently working on a new screenplay.