Known for movies

Short Info

Date Of BirthMay 27, 1980
SpouseBrandee Tucker
FactHas known his wife, actress Brandee Tucker, since he was 12. The two attended Jr. High, High School and College together.


Who is Michael Steger?

Michael Mateus Steger was born on 27 May 1980 under the birth sign of Gemini, in Los Angeles, California USA, so is currently aged 39. He is an actor, writer, director and producer, known for starring in the role of Navid Shirazi in the CW’s teen drama series “90210”. His career has been active since 1994.

How rich is he, as of now?

Michael Steger’s net worth is over $2 million, accumulated as a professional actor, who has appeared in almost 30 film and television titles. Another source of his wealth comes from his career as a producer and director.

Early Life, Family, Nationality, Ethnicity, Education

Michael Steger spent his childhood in his hometown of Los Angeles, where he was raised alongside three brothers by his father, who works as an operations manager, and his mother, an accountant. He holds American nationality and is of Austrian, Ecuadorian and Norwegian ethnicity. He revealed that he had to transfer to another school after being bullied from the fourth to sixth grade by his classmates, so he began training in martial arts, and As an 18-year-old, Michael earned his black belt in Tae Kwon Do.

He later attended California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, from which he graduated with honors with a BA degree in Theater, and a minor in Spanish.

Career Beginnings

Michael became involved in acting in 1994, making appearances in several commercials, after which he guest-starred in the role of Josh in an episode of the syndicated live action superhero-adventure series “VR Troopers”.

Michael Steger

Thereafter, he wasn’t active in searching for new projects until 2005, when he guest-starred as Mohamed Esfiri in an episode of the CBS action police procedural series “NCIS”, which was followed by his portrayal of Travis in the adventure film “3 Girls And The Golden Cocoon” in the same year. In 2006, he featured in the music video “Bones” by The Killers; these roles really marked the establishment of his net worth.

Rise to Fame and “90210”

In 2007, Michael was quite busy with more serious roles, so he featured as Guido in the short drama film “The Man Under The Tree”, played Bob in another short film, entitled “Meg”, after which he was chosen to appear in the recurring role of Miguel in the Fox sitcom “The Winner”; however, it was cancelled in no time.

Nonetheless, Michael came to prominence in 2008, after being selected to portray the main cast character of Navid Shirazi in the teen drama series “90210”, which aired on The CW network until 2013. Concurrently, Michael played Vikram in the third and final film of the Disney Channel Original Movie trilogy “The Cheetah Girls” in 2008, and played Greg Severin in the 2010 romantic “Assisting Venus”, directed by Charles Huddleston. Besides that, he guest-starred in such television series as “Hannah Montana”, starring alongside Miley Cyrus in the leading role, “Criminal Minds” and “True Blood”.

The early and the mid-2010s

Michael’s next appearances came in 2013, when he portrayed Waseem in the comedy “Farah Goes Bang”, featured as Oren in the made-for-television film “Blast Vegas”, and played Frederick in the drama thriller “Non-Stop”. Two years later, he landed the role of Tony/Armando in the romantic comedy “Ana Maria In Novela Land”, was cast as Jeff in the TV thriller “Fatal Flip”, and then starred in his own dark comedy series, “Not So Union”, next to his wife.

Recent Years

In 2016, Michael played Matt in Tripp Rhame’s horror thriller “Bleed”, which was followed by his portrayal of Juan in the 2017 comedy action “The Babymoon”, increasing further his net worth. During the same year, he also appeared in two short film titles, “The Wrights” and “Sex Bomb”. Most recently, he made a guest-starring appearance as Ted in an episode of the Paramount Network comedy series “American Woman”, and it’s been announced that he will play Marcus Lyons in his own upcoming drama – “Untitled Steger Project”.

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Career as a Writer, Director, and Producer

Michael Steger has also tried himself as a screenwriter, director and producer. His debut project came in 2015, when he co-wrote, directed and produced the one-woman show “Brandee Built On Crazee”, starring his wife, followed by his own series “Not So Union” in 2017. He’s also worked on such short films as “The Wrights”, “Fifteen Years Later”, and “A Real Adventure”. He is currently working on “Untitled Steger Project”, alongside his wife. So, his net worth will certainly increase in the coming years.

Appearance and Vital Statistics

  • Short dark brown wavy hair
  • Hazel colored eyes
  • Height – 6ft 1ins (1.86m)
  • Weight – 176lbs (80kgs)
  • Chest size – 40ins
  • Waist size – 32ins
  • Bicep size – 14ins

Personal Life: Wife Brandee Tucker, Daughter, Residence

Michael Steger is apparently a happily married man. He met his future wife, Brandee Tucker, at the age of 12, and they attended junior, high school and college together. The couple tied the knot after 16 years at a private wedding ceremony held in November of 2008. She is also involved in the film industry as an actress, known for portraying Bertie Fishburne in “Not So Union”. Brandee gave birth to their first child, a daughter named Poet Louise Steger, in April of 2016. The family lives in Los Angeles, California.

General Info

Full NameMichael Steger
Date Of BirthMay 27, 1980
Height1.93 m
ProfessionActor
EducationCalifornia State Polytechnic University, Pomona
NationalityAmerican

Family

SpouseBrandee Tucker

Accomplishments

MoviesBleed, Ana Maria in Novela Land, Blast Vegas, Farah Goes Bang, The Cheetah Girls: One World, 3 Girls and the Golden Cocoon
TV Shows90210

Social profile links

Facts

#Fact
1Graduate of California Polytechnic University of Pomona.
2Married actress Brandee Tucker in November 2008 at a private ceremony of 200 guests.
3Has known his wife, actress Brandee Tucker, since he was 12. The two attended Jr. High, High School and College together.
4His father is of Austrian and Norwegian descent. His mother's family is Ecuadorian.
5He is the 3rd son out of 4 brothers.
6Graduated with honors achieving a BA degree in Theatre and a minor in Spanish.

Pictures

Movies

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Babymoon2017Juan
The Wrights2017ShortDavid Wright
Bleed2016Matt
Not So Union2015TV SeriesRyan Carrillo
Fatal Flip2015TV MovieJeff
Ana Maria in Novela Land2015Tony / Armando
Non-Stop2013TV MovieFrederick
Blast Vegas2013TV MovieOren
902102008-2013TV SeriesNavid Shirazi
Farah Goes Bang2013Waseem
ACME Hollywood Dream Role2011TV Series
Assisting Venus2010Greg Severin
True Blood2010TV SeriesTony
Covert Affairs2010TV SeriesDiego Suarez
Buzz2009TV MovieJamie
Criminal Minds2008TV SeriesSam
The Cheetah Girls: One World2008TV MovieVikram
Cory in the House2008TV SeriesJuan Carlos
Meg2007ShortBob
Hannah Montana2007TV SeriesGuillermo Montoya
The Man Under the Tree2007ShortGuido
The Winner2007TV SeriesMiguel
3 Girls and the Golden Cocoon2005Travis
NCIS2005TV SeriesMohamed Esfiri
V.R. Troopers1994TV SeriesJosh

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Sixteen Years Later2017Short co-producer post-production
The Wrights2017Short executive producer
Not So Union2015TV Series executive producer - 7 episodes
Brandee Built on Crazee2015TV Movie executive producer

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Wrights2017Short series director
Not So UnionTV Series 4 episodes, 2015 series director - 2 episodes, 2015
Brandee Built on Crazee2015TV Movie series director

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Wrights2017Short creator
Not So UnionTV Series 5 episodes, 2015 writer - 2 episodes, 2015
Brandee Built on Crazee2015TV Movie co-writer

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Cheetah Girls: One World2008TV Movie performer: "I'm the One", "Feels Like Love"

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
90210: 4ever2013TV Movie documentary special thanks

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Entertainment Tonight2008TV SeriesHimself
Lingo2002-2004TV SeriesHimself - Contestant / Himself
90210: 4ever2013TV Movie documentaryHimself
Tweet Out2013TV SeriesHimself
Hollywood Saturday Night2012TV SeriesHimself - Guest Host
The Daily Habit2011TV SeriesHimself
The Wendy Williams Show2010TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The 35th Annual People's Choice Awards2009TV SpecialHimself

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Cheetah Girls: Passport to Stardom2008Video GameVikram

Awards

Nominated Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
2015Imagen AwardImagen Foundation AwardsBest Actor - Feature FilmAna Maria in Novela Land (2015)

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia
Author

Benjy is currently a reporter for BiographyPedia based in Adelaide, Australia. Prior to joining BiographyPedia in July 2019, he was a Bizarre TV reporter and theatre critic at TheSun. Benjy has also written for DailyMail and TMZ. Benjy studied journalism at Goldsmiths University of London, graduating in 2009. You can contact him at [email protected]

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