Michael Tell, an American citizen, was born in the 1940s in the USA. He became renowned after and because of his marriage with Patty Duke, a popular American actress of that time. Controversies were aroused as a paternity test was performed to confirm that he, Michael Tell, is the father of Sean Astin, Patty Duke’s son.
• Childhood Days And Life
As A Student Michael spent his childhood days, in the US, with his parents. Since his high school days, Michael became an ardent follower and lover of rock music at a very young age. He wanted to be a vocalist at first but not having enough to pursue his career as a singer; after completing his matriculation, he had to choose another field, rather than singing, for his career. He never attended any colleges for higher education.
• Personal Life And Career
After finishing his school days and completing his matriculation, Michael became a rock promoter and kept on doing this job until 2010, his retirement days. But that was not for which he became famous but for marrying an American actress Patty Duke in the year 1970. The couple met in a restaurant for the first time and Michael took the initiative to ask Patty out on a date. And for two years after that, Patty and Michael dated each other, and they eventually got married on 26th, 1970. Patty was pregnant at that time with Sean in her womb, and she claimed that Sean’s father was not Michael Tell, but Desi Amaz Jr. Michael and Patty’s marriage in 1970 lasted, interestingly, only for thirteen days. However, the paternity test showed that Sean was Michael Tell’s biological son. Patty then married John Astin in 1972. Their marriage lasts for thirteen years, and in 1985, they had their mutual divorce. Before their confusing thirteen-day marriage, Harry Falk was married to Patty Duke. That marriage lasted for around four years, from 1965 to the end of 1969. After the divorce of her third marriage (with John Astin), in 1986, Patty married Michael Pearce. The final, fourth marriage lasted till her last breath. Patty died on 29th March 2016 and the cause of it was sepsis formed by a ruptured intestine. Sean Astin, now, has three daughters, namely Isabella, Elizabeth, and Alexandra Louise Astin.
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• Michael Tell’s hobbies And Other
Interests Michael, besides being a successful promoter, had considerable interests in maintaining a very healthy lifestyle. He used to spend his leisure time in the gym, exercising for better physique and fitness. He, till now, follows a strict and healthy diet. He also enjoys watching critically proclaimed ‘good’ American movies such as Casablanca and One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest, a hobby he had picked up after meeting Patty Duke. From his school days, he was a massive fan of rock music; however, after the 80s, he also added soothing Jazz music to this list, the list of the things he liked. He was fond of traveling all over the USA. Last but not least, he was a fantastic pet lover, had many pet dogs of his own, but unfortunately, all of them passed away one after another.
• Michael Now And His Net Worth
After the age of 70, Michael now has blue eyes and grey hair, convenient with an older man’s appearance. Patty’s net worth is estimated at around 1 million dollars which is around times less than his ex-wife Patty Duke. At the time of her death, Patty left behind a wealth of about 10 million dollars.