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Michael Motes


Facts of Michael Motes

Full NameMichael Motes
First NameMichael
Last NameMotes
ProfessionCelebrity Stepfather
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual Orientationgay
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseTimothy Raasch
Married DateSeptember 5,2016

Michael Motes is the stepdad of Julia Roberts. Julia, real name Julia Fiona Roberts, professionally serves as an actress. 

Julia is recognized for her outstanding performances in numerous genres such as thrillers, action, comedies, and romantic dramas. 

Originally, the lady belonged to Smyrna, Georgia, United States. Julia was born to parents Walter Grady Roberts and Betty Lou Bredemus.

Michael's children think of their stepdad as a freak

As mentioned above, Julia's mom loved a man who was an alcoholic and had abusive behavior towards his spouse and children. 

Eric, Julia's brother, an actor, stated his stepdad was a freak who terrorized kids. Seeing that behavior, he left home right after his mom married Michael

Eric confronted that he feels hurt thinking about his sisters who are facing the terrors at home by Michael.

Also, Michael shows rage towards Betty and the kids during the nasty arguments. Michael even destroyed Julia's walkman at one point in time. 

Other than that, Julia herself stayed at her friend's home to escape from Michael's behavior. 

All these talks have been mentioned in the 2004 biography written by James Spada. Several years passed, Motes himself has never denied the allegations put upon by the step kids. 

However, he claims that he would also write a book where Michael will mention the truth from his side.

Michael married his longtime boyfriend

Michael officially tied the knot with his longtime partner named Timothy Raasch. Well, they organized a gay ceremony. 

Michael married Timothy, who is 69 years old and three years younger than him. Their big day was celebrated in a service situated near their home at Georgia's Cobb County

Both the individuals have been together for more than two decades and had claimed that they wanted to be official together as it is currently legal. 

The best man at their wedding was Brian Schenk

The reason behind Michael's ex-wife's demise

Michael Motes former partner with daughter Julia Roberts.
Michael Motes former partner with daughter Julia Roberts. Source: Instagram

Sadly, Michaels's ex-spouse and Julia's mom Betty Lou Bredemus passed away in Los Angeles. The reason behind the death was due to lung cancer

Many of you might not know, but Late Betty was actively involved in running an acting school located in Smyrna, Georgia

Betty's daughter Nancy Motes also died at 37. Other than that, Betty was a grandmom of Emma Roberts, an actress, and the daughter of Eric and Julia's kids named Phinnaeus Moder and Hazel Moder

Julia was called a Husband Stealer?

Michael Motes daughter Julia Roberts with Danny Moder on vacation.
Michael Motes daughter Julia Roberts with Danny Moder on vacation. Source: Instagram

Recalling the past days, Julia met her current hubby Danny Moder on The Mexican movie set. 

At that time, Julia was with Benjamin Bratt while Danny was with Vera Steimberg, a makeup artist. 

Danny did not file for divorce immediately after meeting Julia. However, it was six months later. 

Nevertheless, Vera refused to let go of the marriage. Shortly after the official separation, Julia and Danny began their love life. 

Nevertheless, Danny's former partner pointed Julia as a husband stealer and stated she would not forgive her. 

Also points out that Danny's behavior will never change because he has a roving eye. Vera said Julia would search for another partner within a year. 

Julia Roberts as a vocal environmental activist?

It's been stated that Julia Robert has lent her vocal towards Conservation International

She, including many more members engaged in the Hollywood elite, has been involved in documentaries specially designed to create and raise awareness towards the consequences of climate change and globalization. 

Many of you might remember the actress also portrayed Mother Nature.

Net worth

Since Michael's finances are not known, Julia has a total net worth of $250 million.

Net worth$250 million
Income sourceProfessional actress


  1. His step-daughter is 54 years old.

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Updated On Mon Aug 15 2022 Published On Mon Feb 28 2022 By shaumya

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