Michael made his screen debut in an American drama television series Summerland, which was created by Stephen Tolkin and Lori Loughlin. The co-stars of this series are Lori Loughlin, Shawn Christian, Merrin Dungey, and Ryan Kwanten. After a year, he appeared in a romantic teen comedy movie Cow Belles, which was directed by Francine McDougall.
Later, Michael appeared in an American crime thriller movie The Factory, which was directed by Morgan O'Neill. The co-stars of this movie are John Cusack, Jennifer Carpenter, Dallas Roberts, Mae Whitman, and Sonya Walger. The total budget for this movie was $30 million.
Currently, Michael is shooting for his upcoming German-Chinese action thriller movie Out of Control, which is being directed by Axel Sand (de) and Richard Lin. The co-stars of this movie are Cecilia Cheung, Michael Trevino, Steve Windolf, and Angelina Fei. The movie is scheduled to release in early 2018.
Similarly, Michael has appeared in numerous movies and television series that includes Love Finds a Home, Charmed, Commander in Chief, Without a Trace, Cold Case, CSI: Miami, The Riches, Cane, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, The Originals, and Sunset Park.
Michael is an American by nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. Currently, he is dating his girlfriend Alexandra Chando. The couple seems happy in their relationship and may get married soon after dating for sometimes. Previously, he had an affair with his girlfriend Jenna Ushkowitz.
Most of Michael's income comes from his acting career. He has appeared in numerous movies and televisions series from which he must have collected a huge amount of salary. According to some sources, his current net worth is estimated to be $4 million.