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.

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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