This article covers Majid Michel Biography, Net Worth, Movies, Awards, Age, Date of Birth, Education, Pastor, Parents, Children, Wife, and everything about the actor.
Majid Michel Biography
Majid Michel is a Ghanaian actor, model, television personality, evangelism and a humanitarian who was born on September 22, 1980, in Cantonments, a suburb of the Ghanaian capital Accra. The son of a Lebanese father and a Ghanaian mother. He grew up in Accra with his nine siblings.
He attended St. Theresa’s Primary School, and later, the Mfantsipim School, the alma mater of Van Vicker and also of former United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan.
In secondary school, Michel was actively involved in theatre and was a member of the school’s Drama Club. As a member of the drama club, he received a Best Actor Award in one of their performances on Emancipation Day in Cape Coast, Ghana.
He received nominations for Best Actor in a Leading Role at the Africa Movie Academy Awards in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014 and 2017. He eventually won the award in 2012 after three previous consecutive nominations.
Michel entered professional acting by auditioning for a modelling agency; a neighbour had introduced him to that agency. He was invited to join the modelling agency, Super Model Agency, on the behest of his next-door neighbour.
He starred in the television series Things We Do for Love, acquiring his nickname “Shaker” on the set. His role in Things We Do for Love was to be played by a Lebanese boy, and Michel attributes being given the role due to his Lebanese heritage.
In a 2017 interview with Star FM Ghana, Majid explained that he didn’t get the role for the first film he auditioned due to poor acting from him, describing his “passion for acting” as what made him to continue to press forward in the film industry.
In 2008, Michel starred as the lead role in the film Agony of the Christ, which received seven nominations at the Africa Movie Academy Awards in 2009. In October 2017, Majid revealed that he is paid at least $15,000 for a role in a film, he also disclosed that he has earned as much as $35,000 to star in a film.
Majid explained in 2016 that despite playing mostly romantic roles in films, he has never had a sexual relationship with an actress. In October 2017, Majid explained on a radio interview that due to his religious beliefs, he will no-longer accept to play a character that requires him to kiss on set.
Majid is a born-again Christian. On 4 October 2016, he was a guest minister at a local church, where he shared the word and performed deliverance on people. Speaking to Joy F.M in Ghana, Majid described his new spiritual life as “genuine and inspired from his understanding from the Bible.”
Majid Michel is married and has three children. On 19 November 2015, he revealed that his wife of 10 years was responsible for his success, and he references only God before her. He renewed his marriage vows in the same year.
He has featured in several movies, including; Things We Do For Love, Chelsea, Agony of Christ, Somewhere in Africa, Shakira, Evil Doctor’s Do, The Game, Bursting Out, 4 Play, 4 Play Reloaded, A Sting in a Tale, Silent Scandals, Passion of the Soul, Crime to Christ, Royal Battle, Divine Love, Gangster, Guilty Pleasure, Tears of a Womanhood, St. Michael, Shattered Mirror, Save the Prince, The Beast, Royal Madness, Her Excellency, Reason to Kill, Blood of Fire, Final Crisis, Captain, Under the Sky, The Three Widows, Professional Lady, House of Gold, Nation Under Siege, Forgetting June, Matters Arising, Knocking on Heaven’s Door, Being Mrs Elliot, 30 Days in Atlanta, Brother’s Keeper, Champagne, Road to Yesterday with Genevieve Nnaji and Deyemi Okanlawon, Bishop Jerry, Amuma, The Department, The Mad Man I Love, Shattered Lives, Yolo, and Deepest Cut.
Majid Michel Net Worth
Majid Michel net worth is estimated at $2.4 million.