- 1 Who is Michael Evans Behling?
- 2 How rich is he, as of now? Michael Evans Behling’s Net Worth
- 3 Early Life, Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion
- 4 Educational Background
- 5 Career Beginnings
- 6 Rise to Prominence
- 7 Further Work and Clothing Line
- 8 YouTube Channel
- 9 Appearance and Vital Statistics
- 10 Personal Life
Who is Michael Evans Behling?
Michael Evans Behling was born on 5 March 1996 under the zodiac sign of Pisces, in Columbus, Ohio USA. He’s a 26-year-old actor, probably best recognized for landing the role of Jordan Baker in The CW’s sports drama series “All American” (2018-2022), and its spin-off series “All American: Homecoming” (2022). He is also a YouTuber, noted for running his channel under the title ‘MichaelB05’.
How rich is he, as of now? Michael Evans Behling’s Net Worth
As of mid-2022, Michael’s net worth is estimated at over $1 million, earned through his successful career as a professional actor. He’s worked on six television and film titles since he launched his career in 2017.
Early Life, Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion
Michael Evans Behling spent his early years in Columbus, where he was raised after being adopted by Mike and Carol Behling. Little is known about his biological parents, except that his biological father is Nigerian, while his biological mother is German. He holds American nationality, and belongs to a mixed ethnic group, and is a Christian. His adoptive family belongs to the white ethnic group; he has three siblings – two brothers, named Adam and Matt, and a sister named Andrea. His family owned ten acres of land, a chicken coop, and several dogs and cats. Growing up, he played basketball, volleyball and soccer.
Regarding his education, Michael went to Columbus North High School, where he ran track and played American Football for two years. He developed his love for acting when he was in his freshman year, after watching the performance of Heath Ledger in “The Dark Knight”. Upon matriculation in 2015, he enrolled into Indiana State University in Terre Haute, where he continued to run track, and competed in the 400-meters hurdles, however, he had to quit competing after he broke his foot twice. After two years of studying, Michael eventually dropped out to pursue his professional career as a model and actor, but before launching his acting career, Michael spent some time working in the position of an assistant director for the Donner Aquatic Center in Columbus, Indiana.
Michael Evans Behling initially pursued his professional modeling career while he was still at college. He appeared in numerous commercials for various brands and companies, such as Adidas, Nike, White Castle, Finish Line, and Isotoners, to name a few. He then started auditing for acting roles, and eventually launched his acting career when he made his debut TV appearance as a handsome dude in the episode “The Lady Doth Protest” of the Fox musical drama series “Empire” in 2017. The series was created by Lee Daniels and Danny Strong, and stars Terrence Howard, Bryshere Y. Gray, Taraji P. Henson and Jussie Smollett.
The series follows the family members of the founder of the hip hop and entertainment company Empire Entertainment, as they fight for control over it, and was one of the most-watched series on the network during its run, also receiving positive reviews from critics. After this appearance, he moved to Los Angeles to become a full-time actor.
Rise to Prominence
Michael’s big break role came when he was chosen to portray Jordan Baker in The CW’s sports drama series “All American”, which was created by April Blair and based on the life of professional American Football player Spencer Paysinger. The series premiered in 2018, and was recently renewed for a fifth season in 2022.
It also stars Daniel Ezra, Bre-Z, Samantha Logan and Greta Onieogou in lead roles. He reprised the role in its spin-off series, entitled “All American: Homecoming” in 2022.
Concurrently, he continued to work on other projects as well. In 2019, he made a guest appearance as Brady in the episode “Good Shepherd” of the critically acclaimed ABC medical drama series “Grey’s Anatomy”, which is the longest-running scripted primetime show on the network, and has received numerous accolades, including a Golden Globe Award for Best Television Series – Drama. It was followed by his portrayal of Jackson Stone in the direct-to-video teen comedy musical film “A Cinderella Story: Starstruck”, which was released in 2021, written and directed by Michelle Johnston.
It is the sixth installment of “A Cinderella Story” franchise, created by Leigh Dunlap and based on the classic Cinderella fairytale.
Further Work and Clothing Line
Most recently, it’s announced that Michael Evans Behling will play Damien in Chris Shaw’s upcoming short drama film “The Flower That Never Wilts”, alongside Sarah Kaufmann and T. J. Shaw; it’s currently under pre-production.
Michael is now represented by Management 101 and HRI Talent. Apart from being a model and actor, he tried himself as a fashion designer, since together with his three high school friends, Drew Thompson, Nicholas Stevens and Floyd Athaide, he co-launched a clothing line called DesignedAt5AM,.
Additionall to his career in the entertainment industry, Michael has appeared as a guest in numerous TV shows, including “Entertainment Tonight” and “The Real”.
Michael Evans Behling runs his official YouTube channel under the name ‘MichaelB05’, on which he was active during the covid-19 quarantine from 2019 to 2020. So far, he’s amassed more than 78,000 subscribers, while his videos have been viewed nearly 750,000 times in total – some of his most popular are “Answering Your Questions!”, “A Beautiful Day Outside”, and “Bored.”, among others.
Appearance and Vital Statistics
Michael Evans Behling has short dark brown hair and dark brown eyes.
He stands at a height of 6ft 2ins (1.88m), while his weight is around 200lbs (91kgs) – his chest size is 46, waist size 34, hips 41, biceps 17, and he wears shoe size is14 (US).
Michael Evans Behling isn’t very open when it comes to speak about his personal life, and manages to keep all the details about it far away from the spotlight, so his current relationship status is a mystery, but it’s believed that he’s single at the moment. His residence is in Los Angeles, California.
He is also known for being an animal rights advocate, and he’s also collaborated with various charitable organizations that raise mental health awareness.
He is a very close friend of his “All American” co-star Daniel Ezra.