Majid Michel( born on September 22, 1980) Is a Ghanaian Actor, Television personality, Model, Evangelist, and Humanitarian. Popularly known for his role as Tom in knocking on Heaven Door (2004), Nnamdi in The Department(2015), and Inspector Dave innSlow country ( 2017).
Born on September 22, 1980, in Cantonments, Accra to a Lebanese father Michael Michel Erawoc, and a Ghanaian mother, Paulina Olympio, he was the last born of his parents, having ten siblings, Six boys namely Isaac, Sputnik, Reggie, Michael Junior, Aro and Shawki and Four girls namely Isabella, Roberta, Juliete, and Georgette, though Michel mother only give birth to two children to his father, Michel consider them all as siblings, sadly he lost his father in 1992 from a heart problem.
Michel attended St theresa school, Accra Ghana for his primary school education and Mfantipims secondary school, Accra , Ghana for his secondary school education, he later proceeded to University of Ghana where he bagged degree in Theatre Art.
Born as a talented actor, Majid has a passion for acting, during his University days he engaged in a Drama group, and majid began his professional acting career when he auditioned for a modeling agency, Super Model Agency, he was introduced to this agency by his neighbor.
Majid starred in his first movie ” Things we do for love” Things we do for love is a 2013 Ghanaian Romance Tv series that spans till 2016, Majid acted as Shaker thus acquiring his name shaker on the set, majid played the role of a Lebanese boy who could make a lady melt, his attempt to use those charm on Enyonam( Jack Appiah) won’t work either as she is in love with a calm guy in the neighborhood, Things we do for love was a success propelling his professional career into light
In 2004, he debuted in his first movie “Divine Love” in which he acted as the main lead actor, Jackie Appiah as the main lead actress, and Van Vicker as a supporting actor, this movie was a hit as this was watched through the Ghanian household, this also propels the career of Majid, Van Vicker and Jackie Appiah into the light
Majid featured in Agony of Christ( 2008) alongside Nadia Busari, Prince David Osei, Yvonne Okoro Eddie Nartey, and a lot more, this movie was a blockbuster receiving Nine Nominations for the Africa Movie Academy Award which includes Majid Michel nominated for
Best Actor in a leading role.
To match up the level of fame of Nigerian Nollywood actors and actresses, Michel got signed with Venus Film under the direction of Frank Aranse. In 2018 he starred in Emerald, a Nigerian Nollywood Romantic Movie, acting as the Male lead actor alongside Genevieve Nnaji who acts as the Female Lead Actress. In 2009, he debuted in Silent Scandal, a Nigerian Nollywood Movie, with other prominent Nigeria Actors and Actresses like Genevieve Nnaji, Peachman Akputa, Oladimeji Alimi, and a lot of others, this movie was a hit, receiving positive reviews, and this brought Majid into Prominence In the Nigerian Movie Industry.
also in 2009, Michel debuted in Guilty pleasure, a Nigerian Nollywood movie collimating with other top Nigerian Actors and Actress like Desmond Eliot, Ramsey Nouah, and a lot more, in 2010 alongside Genevieve Nnaji he featured in Bursting Out also a Nigerian Movie.
Majid revealed in an interview when he met Genevieve Nnaji for the first time, he said
the world stood still, I didn’t exist anymore, The Wotld is on pause nothing else was moving apart from me, I guess watching everything, I offered to carry her bag, she said she had a PA, I told her I will love to be her P.A
Speaking in another interview, the actor revealed that when she kissed Genevieve Nnaji in the movie that nothing is going through his mind as this was not the first that he was kissing in the movie. In 2017 Majid revealed that he takes $15,000 per movie not cedis, he stressed further that the highest amount he has taken for the movie is $35,000. The actor has starred in over 69 movies and Tv series.
° Fifty Fifty(2022)
° God Is African(2022)
° The Men we Love (2022)
° Dr Duncan (2018)
° My husband Diary (2018)
° Getting over him (2018)
° Adam The Eve ( 2017)
° Slow country (2017)
° Amakye and Dede (2016)
° Road to Yesterday( 2015)
° The Mad Man I Love ( 2015)
° Bursting Out (2016)
° Guilty Pleasure (2009)
° Silent Scandal ( 2009)
° Passion Of the Soul ( 2008)
° Playboy( 2008)
° Crime to Christ ( 2007)
° Royal Battle(2007)
° Divine Love (2004)
° Things we do for love (2003
° Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actor in a leading role [ 2012, Somewhere in Africa]
° Nigeria Entertainment Award for Best Actor [ Africa ] 2015, knocking on heaven’s doors
° Africa Movie Academy Award For Best Actor in a supporting role [ 2017, Slow country ] Nominated
° City People Entertainment Award for face of Ghana Movies, Nominated
° Nigeria Entertainment Award for Best Actor [ Non-Nigerian] 2016, The Department, Nominated
° Nigerian Entertainment Award Cor Africa lead role in Film [ Non-Nigerian] 2017, Ayamma, Nominated
° City people Movie Award For Best Actor of the year [Ghana] 2016,2014, Nominated
° City people Movie Award for Best Supporting Actor of the year [ Ghana] 2015, Nominated
Due to his womanizer and romantic skills portray when acting most people who have to think he does not have a happy home, but this is untrue, Majid is one among the actor whose marriage has been okay for a more than a decade with no breakup or divorce.
On 2005, he tied knot with his love of his life Virna, it is reportedly said they have been dating even before majid begin his acting career, Virna Michel is a Selina Bob Model and a maternity Clothes designer. The Couple is blessed with Four children, all girls the name of the first two older one are Keira and Sara respectively, the name of the two others are unknown as he keep this from social media. In August 2015, the couple went down the aisle for the second time as they renew their vow as husband and wife and celebration of Their marriage of a decade.
On Friday October 10, 2014 the Actor lost his mother, after she suffered heart attack before she passed on.
Major Michel is currently worth $1.6million, thanks to his rise to fame, the actor who said he charge $15,000 and $35,000 for hit movies. He also numerous Endorsement deal, Majid is currently one of the richest actor in Ghana