Michael Greenburg Biography 2021 - Producer And Sharon Stone's Ex-husband

Michael Greenburg Biography - Producer And Sharon Stone's Ex-husband

Michael Greenburg is a film producer and ex-husband of actress Sharon Stone. Photo Source: Mike Greenburg's Instagram.

There are very few people who aren't familiar with the Hollywood classic actress Sharon Stone. She is best known for her Femme Fatale persona and mysterious character roles. Moreover, like her acting career, the film star's love life has also made headlines in the media. However, only some might be aware of her first husband, Michael Greenburg, aka Mike Greenburg.

Aside from his relationship with Stone, Greenburg is well-known for being a film producer and screenwriter. He has produced many hit movies and series throughout his career. For instance, the media person co-produced a decade-long hit series Stargate SG-1. The television show was also nominated for nine Primetime Emmys.

So, who is Sharon Stone's ex-husband Michael Greenburg? Let's get into more details in this biography.

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Family And Film Career Background

The film producer was born on April 29, 1951, in San Antonio, Texas. However, his parents raised him in Scarsdale, New York. Although there is very little information available regarding Michael Greenburg's father and mother, they must have supported his career choice.

Michael Greenburg's brother, Ross Greenburg, is a former president of HBO Sports. He was initially executive producer from 1985 to 2000 before being promoted to president. In addition, Ross won fifty-one Sports Emmys and eight Peabody Awards during his tenure.

Michael Greenburg Brother Ross Greenburg

Michael Greenburg's brother, Ross is also involved in the entertainment industry . Photo Source: Mike Greenburg's Instagram.

While his brother was interested in sport, the screenwriter was passionate about the film from a young age. He used to be a production assistant in his high school in New York. Afterward, Michael enrolled at the University Of South California to continue his studies. He later graduated in 1973.

After graduation, Sharon Stone's ex-husband, Michael began working at the World Pro Skiing Circuit before joining NBC. Eventually, former NBC president Don Ohlmeyer gave Greenburg his producing break on a mini-series called The Golden Moment: An Olympic Love Story. Since then, Greenburg has created and produced numerous film projects.

Michael Greenburg Net Worth And Career

The San Antonio native has produced more than 500 hundred hours of prime-time television. In addition, Greenburg's film accolades have earned him wide popularity and fortune. So, Michael Greenburg's net worth mainly comprises his earnings from his film career.

Speaking of Michael Greenburg's ex-wife, Sharon Stone has accumulated abundant wealth from her career. She has more than a hundred film credentials under her belt. Moreover, besides acting, the model-turned-actress is a president of Chaos Productions, Inc. Thus, combining all the sources, Sharon Stone's net worth amounts to $60 million.

Earnings From Film Career

Aforementioned, Michael Greenburg kicked off his film journey with The Golden Moment in 1979. However, he got his breakthrough with the series MacGyver in 1986. MacGyver was popular among the viewers and even won numerous awards. Moreover, due to its success, Michael went on to produce the spin-offs MacGyver: Lost Treasure of Atlantis and MacGyver: Trail to Doomsday.

Sharon Stone's ex-husband then partnered up with Richard Dean Anderson to create CBS' TV movie Firehouse in 1996. The duo later teamed up to direct their mega-hit series Stargate SG-1. In addition, Michael also co-produced Stargate: Atlantis and Stargate SG-1: Children of the Gods.

The executive producer has worked on many sports projects in his career. Some of their release dates are listed below:

TV Series/ Movies Release Dates
NHL Revealed: A Season Like No Other January 22, 2014
Road to the NHL Winter Classic December 16, 2014
Road to the NHL Outdoor Classics December 16, 2016
EPIX Presents: Road to the NHL Stadium Series February 24, 2015
All Access: Quest For The Stanley Cup 2016

Apart from producing the abovementioned projects, Michael also wrote script for few episodes of Stargate SG-1 and MacGyver. Therefore he must have pocketed a significant sum from them.

The screenwriter has currently completed filming Amazon Prime Videos' All or Nothing: Toronto Maple Leafs. It stars Kyle Dubas, Sheldon Keefe, Brendan Shanahan, John Tavares, etc., and is set to release on October 1, 2021.

Hence, Michael Greenburg's net worth must be a notable figure from his prospering film career.

Was Married To Sharon Stone

Michael Greenburg first met Sharon Stone on the set of The Vegas Strip War in the early 1980sHe was a producer of the movie, and Stone was the lead actress. Moreover, during their interaction on the set, the ex-pair developed a romantic connection. As a result, they got married in the same year the movie was released, in 1984.

The ex-couple went on to work together on many future projects. For example, Michael was the line producer in Allan Quatermain and the Lost City Of Gold while Stone starred as Jesse Huston.

Michael Greenburg Ex-Wife Sharon Stone

Michael Greenburg was married to Sharon Stone for only three years before separating in 1987. Photo Source: Sharon Stone's Instagram.

Despite sharing similar interests, the ex-duo couldn't maintain their marital bliss. As a result, they separated in 1987, and their divorce was finalized in 1990.

The blonde beauty then moved on to marry journalist Phil BronsteinShe later divorced her second husband in 2004, citing irreconcilable differences. However, she is a mother to three adopted boys, Roan Joseph Bronstein Stone, Laird Vonne Stone, and Quinn Kelly Stone.

Moving On With New Partner

After the failure of his first marriage, Greenburg gave continuity to his production career. While working on Stargate SG-1, he developed feelings for actress Nikki Smook. Eventually, the filmmaker proposed to Smook and married her in 2000.

In addition to acting, Michael Greenburg's wife, Nikki Smook, is a choreographer and director. She is most renowned for her portrayal of a dancer in Lethal Ninja.

Moreover, the couple is happy parents of two children. Their son, Dimitri Greenburg, used to accompany them in their workplace and grew up in the Stargate set. Likewise, Michael Greenburg's daughter, Kenya Greenburg, is active on social media and often shares pictures of her traveling.

Michael Greenburg Children Kenya Greenburg

Michael Greenburg's daughter, Kenya Greenburg, often appears on her father's social media posts. Photo Source: Mike Greenburg's Instagram.

Michael Greenburg is currently enjoying a comfortable life with his family. He has been able to balance both private and professional lives well.

However, we can't say the same for Michael Greenburg's ex-wife, Sharon Stone. She recently lost her eleven-month-old nephew and godson, River William Stone, from total organ failure on August 30, 2021. In addition, the actress also lost her grandmother and godmother last August from COVID-19. We wish for her and her family to overcome this grief.

Trivia And Facts

  • Michael Greenburg has 299 Instagram followers.
  • He is an advocate for animal rights causes in Canada, Africa, and the U.S.A.

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