Following a dream that you grow up seeing is a tough ask, but as the saying goes when the going gets tough, the tough get going. Similar was the case with Michael Evans Behling, whose determination and belief to achieve the impossible saw him fulfill his dream.
Now Michael is an underdog in the entertainment business, starting his career on television.
To know more about his story, dive right into the article and get acquainted with Michael’s wiki details such as dating status, parents info, and net worth details!
How Old Is Michael Evans Behling? Wiki, Ethnicity, Family
Michael Evans Behling’s climb from the bottom of the rubble to playing a critical role in the TV series “Empire” piqued the public’s interest in his Wikipedia profile.
In that case, from what is known that the Empire actor was born on 5 March 1996 in Columbus, Ohio but was raised in Indiana. He carries a mixed ethnical background.
In his family, Michael has his parents; Mike & Carol Behling and three siblings; Matt, Adam & Andrea. His mom is German while his dad is of Nigerian descent. Talking ethnicity, he identified as a biracial man.
Michael was raised in a somewhat comfortable surrounding. He and his siblings lived on a 10-acre family property which allowed them to be athletic and creative.
As a teenager, Michael played volleyball, baseball, soccer, and football. For two years at Columbus North High School, he ran track. In 2015, he graduated as an honor roll student.
For college education, Michael attended Indiana State University. Following two years as a pre-med student, he quit his studies and entered showbiz. Nevertheless, the “Grey’s Anatomy” actor expressed his desire to return to school and obtain a business & finance degree.
Growing up, by the looks of his craze towards movies, it was decided he would make a career out of acting. Now, the rising actor — who turned the age of 23 in 2019 — is shaping a flourishing career ahead for himself.
Net Worth, Height, Movies & TV Shows
Michael Evans Behling’s intention of being an actor was clear, but it was not easy to reach that height of success.
During his school days, Michael’s teacher asked him to write an essay on his dream. On getting an opportunity to express himself, the 6 feet 2 inches actor wrote his heart out in the piece of paper.
Surprisingly, instead of getting applause for his ambitions, the teacher demoralized him which made Michael focus more on studies rather than acting. In such hard times of his life, the late actor of the movie “The Dark Knight” Heath Ledger proved to be his inspiration.
Soon, Michael dropped out of college and turned his attention to acting. First, he started as a model, shooting ads, commercials and making contact with people.
Finally, his hard work paid off in 2017 when he landed his first role in the Golden Globe-winning TV show “Empire.” After he became a part of the series “All American,” Michael started shifting focus to movies and increase his $350 thousand net worth.
Partnering with friends from high school, Michael launched a clothing line “Designed At 5 AM” or simply “5 AM.” The name was a clever homage to the group’s early morning swimming practices.
Is Michael Evans Behling Gay? Dating, Girlfriend
When it comes to Michael Evans Behling, it is not only his acting that draws a lot of attention. His stunning looks and classy personality also put the tides heavily towards his favor. Especially with girls who go crazy over him and want to be his girlfriend.
Despite the massive female fan following, Michael got labeled a closeted gay man. The tag appeared out of thin air as there existed zero evidence suggesting so.
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Having said that, Michael never shied away from describing his relationship status as single. His dating life maintained a discreet image.
In rare instances though, Michael turned very vocal about it and often described what he noticed about a woman the most. However, he was very clever in hiding the identity of his girlfriend in the process.
In March 2020, Michael wished “All American” co-star Greta Onieogou on her birthday. Immediately, fans of the Netflix show began speculating that the two might be dating indeed. To their dismay, neither Michael nor rumored girlfriend Greta addressed the rumors.