• Michael Steger is an actor, writer, director and producer, born in 1980 in Los Angeles, California.
• He has an estimated net worth of over $2 million.
• He earned a black belt in Tae Kwon Do at the age of 18.
• He is known for his role of Navid Shirazi in the CW’s teen drama series “90210”.
• He is married to Brandee Tucker and they have a daughter together.

Known for movies

Short Info

Date Of BirthMay 27, 1980
SpouseBrandee Tucker
FactGraduate of California Polytechnic University of Pomona.

Who is Michael Steger?

Michael Mateus Steger was born on 27 May 1980 under the birth sign of Gemini, in Los Angeles, California USA. He’s an actor, writer, director and producer, perhaps best 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 estimated at over $2 million, as of mid-2024, 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 reputedly 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 in the same year by his portrayal of Travis in the adventure film “3 Girls And The Golden Cocoon” . 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, featuring as Guido in the short drama film “The Man Under The Tree”, playing 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 in a 2023 episode of “Grey’s Anatomy”.

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 then worked on “Untitled Steger Project”, alongside his wife, so, his net worth steadily increase in the coming years.

Appearance and Vital Statistics

Michael has short dark brown wavy hair and hazel colored eyes. His height is 6ft 1ins (1.86m), he weighs about 176lbs (80kgs), with vital statistics of 40 – 32 – 14.

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’s 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.

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General Info

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


SpouseBrandee Tucker


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

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