In the late 1990s while Michael was starring in the TV series Stargate SG-1, he fell in love with Vaitiare Bandera. Vaitiare Bandera is also an actress and she is famous for playing the role of Sha're/Sha're and Amonet in the TV series Stargate SG-1. Together they welcomed their only child a daughter named Tatiana.
With the turn of 21st century, Michael began dating Lexa Doig. Lexa Doig is an actress and she is popular for starring the lead role in the television series Andromeda. After several years of love life, they finally got married on 2nd of August 2003. As a husband and wife, they have been parents twice. His nationality is Canadian and he is of white ethnicity.
Though Michael was born in Vancouver, Canada, he spent his childhood days in Kamloops, BC, Canada. With the completion of his high school graduation, he joined University of British Columbia in 1990. He finally earned his BFA in Acting Program in 1994. In the mid 1990s, he appeared in several plays. He also worked as an apprenticeship at the prestigious Stratford Festival for about two years. In 1993, he played the role of Jesse Collins in an American fantasy science fiction action-adventure television series Highlander: The Series. In the mid 1990s, he appeared in the TV series like The Commish, Madison, University Hospital, Eye Level and so on. In 1995, she starred the role of Todd in the movie A Family Divided. In 1997, he appeared in the movie The Call of the Wild: Dog of the Yukon. He has been earning the annual salary of $25,294,118 and his net worth is $215 million. He is now aged 45 years old.