Michael Darby is an Australian businessman and Real Estate Mogul. Furthermore, he came in the highlight after he was charged with the sexual assault in 2016. The restaurant owner was accused of ‘grabbing and grouping’ the bottom of the cameraman during the shooting of an episode of Real Housewives of Potomac.
Additionally, he appeared in the show along with his wife Ashley Darby. But his felony charge eventually was dropped due to insufficient evidence. Moreover, the couple recently announced their divorce in April 2022. Let us scroll over to discover more information on his while reading his career and net worth.
Caption: Michael Darby and ex-wife Ashley Darby.
Michael Darby: Bio, Family, & Career
The businessman was born on 1 November 1945 as Michael John Darby in Melbourne, Australia, under the zodiac sign, Scorpio. He has not provided information on his parents or siblings. Further, he has a nationality of Australia and belongs to the white caucasian ethnicity.
Regarding his education, he attended Newington College and the University of Melbourne. from the latter, he received a degree in Construction Engineering and Business Development. Following his graduation, he served on the Board of the DC Building Industry series The Real Housewives of Potomac.
He then co-founded Monument Realty in Washington, D.C. in 1998 which developed more than 6.5 million square feet of real estate. Apart from that, he is an avid skier, cyclist, and kite surfer as well. Besides his career, he is also a philanthropist who actively participates in different charity games events like Scope It Out 5K run/walk colon cancer awareness shows.
Michael Darby: Personal Life & Wife
As we have mentioned earlier, he came into the limelight for his romantic relationship with the Real Housewife of Potomac, Ashley Darby. The duo first met when she was bartending at a bar he co-owned is 29 years younger than him. Soon after, they started their relationship tying a knot in 2014. The duo had welcomed two sons: Dean Michael Darby and Dylan Matthew Darby.
He previously was married to his first wife sharing 20 years of relationship divorcing in 2010. With his first wife, he had welcomed two children including Charlie Darby while not giving details on his wife and first child. Moreover, they both began appearing on The Real Housewives of Potomac after two years in 2016. The celebrity husband was charged with sexual assault in 2018 after allegedly groping a cameraman. But the charges were later dropped due to a lack of sufficient evidence.
If he would find guilty then the charges would carry the potential of 11 years in jail and thousands of dollars in fines. After seven years of marriage, they announced their separation because of their tumultuous relationship in February 2021 hoping they would come together. But they recently announced their divorce citing trust issues and inconsistencies within the relationship in April 2022.
Caption: Michael Darby with ex-wife and two children.
Source: Bravo TV
Michael Darby: Net Worth & Social Media Profiles
Talking about his earnings, he surely is making a good amount of money from his real estate agent. He has also founded the Washington-based group Monument Realty. Therefore, he has an estimated net worth of around $20 million from his different business endeavors. Additionally, he has been running successfully in the Real Estate industry.
He has an unverified and private Instagram account @mickeydarby with more than 2.6k followers. It seems that he is not available on other platforms like Twitter and Facebook.
Michael Darby: Body Measurements
He has a fit and well-maintained body that stands to a height of 5 feet 11 inches or 1.80 meters. No information on his body weight as well as his body measurements of chest or waist respectively. He further has light blue-grey eyes color with a bald head.