Michael Darby is an Australian-American real estate agent, best known as the founder of the trading company Monument Realty. Outside of work, most people know him as the husband of Ashley Darby, who appears on the hit reality show The Real Housewives of the Potomac. As of 2021, Michael Darby's net worth is estimated to be around $20 million.
|Full Name||Michael Darby|
|Birth Date||July 29, 1959|
|Birth Place||Melbourne, Australia|
|Profession||Real Estate Businessman|
|Net Worth||$20 million|
Darby grew up in Melbourne, Australia and went on to study at the University of Melbourne where he earned a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering and business development.
Michael Darby’s Net Worth and Career
Although originally from Australia, his career has been centered in the Washington area. After gaining valuable experience as a vice president at Alkridge, he also worked at CarrAmerica, where he was involved in major projects.
After gaining real estate experience through these various roles and his field research, Michael decided to start his own company called Monument Realty in 1998. Darby played a key role in growing the company from zero to $1 million. business for many years.
According to the company’s website, in the two decades since its inception, his company has built more than 6.5 million square feet of real estate and generated millions in revenue from a single project of this type.
Today, the company is known for its expertise in various real estate sectors, including financing, commercial leasing, asset management, and construction management.
According to clients Michael and his firm have worked with, Darby is best known for his ability to create value, even in difficult cases, that other similar firms would overlook. However, he too has been successful in these cases, earning millions for the company and himself over the years.
His company is also known for first launching the idea of building new homes on the south west coast in 2002 and since then many other companies have followed the great technological boom. Some of his other projects include the restoration of the Southern Railway Building and the Victor Building.
In addition, thanks to the vision and experience of Michael and his company, key buildings such as the Columbia Center, The Odyssey Condominium and Half Street have also been built.
Michael Darby is currently married to Ashley Darby, who is best known for her appearance on the reality show The Real Housewives of the Potomac. The couple decided to get married after 4 years of marriage. Despite being almost three decades old, they have managed to mend their relationship.
Together they also have two sons named Dean Michael Darby and Dylan Matthew Darby. Michael also frequently appears on reality TV shows, which has made him known among many fans around the world.
He also served on the board of directors for the District of Columbia Construction Industry Association. In addition, Michael is also involved in various charities including the Real Estate Games, a sports competition that supports the cause of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF).
The fate of Michael Darby
As of 2021, Michael Darby’s net worth is estimated at $20 million. Most of his income comes from real estate deals and Monument Realty’s venture capital business.