Michelan Sisti Net Worth: $2 Million
Born in May 1949 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The Puerto Rican actor, puppeteer, director, and musician Michelan Sisti has earned an estimated net worth of $2 million. Sisti is widely recognized for starring as Michelangelo in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and the sequel Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze. Before becoming a ‘Turtle’, he had an eighteen-year theatrical career including five Broadway shows. Since his move to Los Angeles, Sisti has kept working with The Jim Henson Company, Walt Disney Studios and a host of other movie and television productions. He has also performed many full-bodied characters in Jim Henson’s Creature Shop productions, and has worked as performance coordinator, animatronic puppeteer on other projects and assistant/additional puppeteer on various Muppet commercials and appearances. He was a musician and theatrical actor for twenty years before working with Henson. Sisti performed in many NY productions on and off-Broadway. His Broadway credits include the 1981 revival of Fiddler on the Roof (as Motel) and the Joe Raposo-scored Raggedy Ann and Andy (as Panda, opposite Ivy Austin). In 1987, he was featured in the Broadway revival of Cabaret, as Bobby and as understudy for star Joel Grey. Following his shifting to film and television, Sisti guest starred on Star Trek: The Next Generation, as the Ferengi Trol in the 1994 episode Bloodlines and later guest-starred on Babylon 5. Sisti also appeared in fellow Henson puppeteer Julianne Buescher’s short film Resculpting Venus as Dr. Moreau.