Schoeffling started his professional career as a wrestler and he has also achieved numerous medals participating in national and international tournaments including a gold medal in the freestyle wrestling. After spending a long time in wrestling, he debuted in the movie Sixteen Candles in which he portrayed the role of Jake Ryan.
Michael's outstanding performance earned him a wide recognition and appreciation from his fans and movie lovers. Some of his hits are Wild Hears Can't Be Broken, Mermaids, Slaves of New York, Let's Get Harry, Vision Quest, Racing with the Moon and much more.
After giving seven years of a long time to acting industry; Michael left the profession to give his time towards his family. After retiring from acting, Schoeffling started his own business of handcrafted furniture.
Moving towards his personal life, Michael Schoeffling married to his long-term girlfriend, Valerie C. Robinson. They are blessed with two children named, Zane Schoeffling and Scarlet Schoeffling and living a happy life together.
Michael has earned a handsome amount of money through his acting and modeling career. He has featured in several movies and appeared on several covers of magazines and managed a good financial status. It is estimated that his net worth is around $1 Million as of 2017-18.