• Michael Michele is a veteran American actress, best known for roles in "Dangerous Curves," "C.P.W.," and "ER."
• She was born in Evansville, Indiana and raised in New York.
• She has had a successful career spanning over 30 years in television and film.
• She has a net worth of $4 million and is currently single with one son.
• She is 5ft 9ins tall and weighs 125lbs, with dark brown hair and eyes.

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Short Info

DiedDecember 25, 2016, Goring-on-Thames, United Kingdom
FactWas twice cast to play Eriq La Salle's girlfriend: first in Coming to America (1988), a role from which she resigned, and then in ER (1994), a role which she played for three seasons.

Who is Michael Michele?

A veteran American actress, Michael Michelle gained fame with the role of Holly Williams in the TV series “Dangerous Curves” (1992-1993), and as Nikki Sheridan in the TV series “C.P.W.” (1995-1996), among numerous other successful appearances in her career.

So, do you want to find out more about Michael Michele, from her childhood years to most recent career endeavors, including her personal life as well? If yes, then stay with us for the length of the article, as we introduce you to this prominent actress.

Michael Michele Wiki: Age, Childhood, and Education

Born Michael Michele Williams the older of two daughters on the 30th August 1966 in Evansville, Indiana USA, she is of mixed heritage as her mother, Theresa William is black and her father, Jerry Williams is white. She went to Howard Roosa Elementary School and then Benjamin Boose High School, from which she matriculated.

Career Beginnings

Following her high school matriculation, Michael moved to New York, where she started appearing in commercials before she received a role in the film “Harlem Nights”. However, she was fired from the set. and she later sued Eddie Murphy for sexual harassment,which was settled out of court, and young Michael went on to work at The Gap, just to have enough for a decent living. She remained actively pursuing roles, and in 1991 her hard work paid off when she was chosen for the role of Selina in the film “New Jack City”, starring next to Wesley Snipes.

Michael Michele

Rise to Prominence

During the early ‘90s, Michael enjoyed success with regular roles in such TV series as “Dangerous Curves” (1992-1993), “Trade Winds” in 1993, “New York Undercover” (1994-1995), and “C.P.W” (1995-1996), all of which helped her to become popular. She continued rather successfully in the second half of the decade, first with the role of R.C. St. John in the fantasy comedy-drama series “The Sixth Man” (1997), and then with the part of Rene Sheppard in the TV crime-drama series “Homicide: Life on the Street” (1998-1999), while just before the decade ended, she secured the role of Cleo Finch in the daytime soap opera “ER” (1999-2002).

With the start of the new millennium, Michael repeated the role of Rene Sheppard in the television film “Homicide: The Movie”, while in 2001 she starred next to Will Smith in the biopic film “Ali”. The following year, Michael co-starred in the crime-drama film “Dark Blue”, with Kurt Russell and Scott Speedman in the lead roles, and in 2003 she was Spears in the critically-acclaimed romantic comedy film “How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days”.

Further Success and Recent Work

Since the mid- 2000s, Michael has become more focused on television work, and from 2004 to 2005 she portrayed Jessie Grey in the TV series “Kevin Hill”, and through 2010 featured in several television films, such as “Judy’s Got a Gun” in 2007, and “Relative Stranger” in 2009. Two years later she featured in four episodes of the popular series “Gossip Girl”, but then until 2017 didn’t have much success, until chosen for the part of Ayanna Floyd in the TV drama series “Star” (2017-2018), and the same year she also started portraying Darlene in the TV series “Queen Sugar”. Most recently, she was selected as the new Dominique Deveraux in the “Dynasty” reboot, which started airing in early 2019.

Michael Michelle Net Worth

Since launching her career, Michael has featured in 35 films and TV series, all of which have contributed to her wealth. So, have you ever wondered how rich Michael Michelle is, as of mid- 2019? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Michelle’s net worth is as high as $4 million, which is rather decent, don’t you agree? Undoubtedly, her wealth will increase in the upcoming years, assuming that she successfully continues her career.

Michael Michele Personal Life, Dating, Marriage, Children

What do you know about Michael’s personal life? Well, this star actress hasn’t been very open when it comes to sharing such details, but we have managed to discover some information – Michael is currently single, but from 2003 until 2005 she was in a relationship with the famous restaurateur and culinary expert, Jimmy Rodriguez. The couple had a son together before they broke up, J. Brandon, born on the 21st December 2004.

Michael Michele Internet Fame

Over the years, Michael Michele has built a decent fan base on social media platforms, especially Instagram and Twitter. Her official Instagram page has over 15,500 followers, with whom she has shared her most recent career endeavors, including some scenes from her directorial debut which is yet to be released, among numerous other posts. You can find Michael on Twitter as well, on which she has more than 8,500 followers, with whom she has shared her recent career endeavors, such as her work on the series “Dynasty”, among numerous other posts that showcase her interests, opinions, and ideas as well.

So, if you aren’t already a fan of this prominent actress, then this is a perfect opportunity for you to become one, just skip over to her official pages, and see what she is up to next, both personally and professionally.

Michael Michele Height, Weight, Body Measurements, and Appearance

It wasn’t just her talents that made her popular, but also her stunning looks; back in 2005, she was No. 36 on the list of 50 Sexiest Stars of All Time list compiled by TV Guide, while in 2012 she was named one of the 50 Hottest Biracial Women by Complex Magazine. So, do you know how tall Michael Michele is, and how much she weighs? Well, Michael stands at 5ft 9ins, which is equal to 1.75m, while she weighs approximately 125lbs or 57kgs, and her vital statistics are 34-24-34 inches. She has dark brown hair and the eyes of the same color.

General Info

Full NameMichael Michele
DiedDecember 25, 2016, Goring-on-Thames, United Kingdom
Place Of BirthGary, Indiana, United States
Height1.74 m, 1.63 m
Weight84 kg
ProfessionSinger, Rapper, Can You Stand the Rain, If It Isn't Love, Candy Girl
EducationHoward Roosa Elementary School


ChildrenJ. Brandon Rodriguez, Anthony Corleone, Mary Corleone
ParentsTheresa Williams, Jerry Williams, Kirk Douglas, Diana Douglas


AwardsAcademy Award for Best Actor, Academy Award for Best Picture, AFI Life Achievement Award, Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture – Drama, Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture – Drama, Golden Globe Cecil B. DeMille Award, Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture – Musical ...
NominationsScreen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series, Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Villain, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstandin...
MoviesNew Jack City, The 6th Man, The Substitute 2: School's Out, Homicide: The Movie, Ali, Dark Blue, How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days, The Hunt for the BTK Killer, Relative Stranger, Company Town, Judy's Got a Gun, Where to Invade Next, Bowling for Columbine, Fahrenheit 9/11, Sicko, Capitalism: A Love Story...
TV ShowsER, Kevin Hill, Homicide: Life on the Street, New York Undercover, Central Park West, Dangerous Curves

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1Gave birth to her first child at age 38, a son named Brandon on December 21, 2004. The child's father is New York restaurateur and her ex-boyfriend Jimmy Rodriguez.
2Was twice cast to play Eriq La Salle's girlfriend: first in Coming to America (1988), a role from which she resigned, and then in ER (1994), a role which she played for three seasons.
3One of the few female celebrities named Michael. She is named after her mother's best friend, a woman named Michael.
4Attended Howard Roosa Elementary School in Evansville, IN




The Following2015TV SeriesSheila
Delirium2014TV MovieElyse Hargrove
Gossip Girl2011TV SeriesJane
Eden2011TV SeriesTara Martin
Relative Stranger2009TV MovieCharlotte
Judy's Got a Gun2007TV MoviePamela Coates
House M.D.2007TV SeriesDr. Samira Terzi
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit2007TV SeriesValerie Sennet
Company Town2006TV MovieBridget Wilson
The Hunt for the BTK Killer2005TV MovieDetective Baines
Kevin Hill2004-2005TV SeriesJessie Grey
How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days2003Judy Spears
Dark Blue2002Beth Williamson
ER1999-2002TV SeriesCleo Finch
Ali2001Veronica Porche
Homicide: The Movie2000TV MovieDet. Rene Sheppard
Homicide: Life on the Street1998-1999TV SeriesRene Sheppard
Law & Order1999TV SeriesRene Sheppard
Creature1998TV Mini-SeriesTauna
The Substitute 2: School's Out1998TV MovieKara Lavelle
Players1998TV SeriesSylvie
Oddville, MTV1997TV Series
The Sixth Man1997R.C. St. John
C.P.W.1995-1996TV SeriesNikki Sheridan
New York Undercover1994-1995TV SeriesSandra
Dangerous Curves1992-1993TV SeriesHolly Williams
Trade Winds1993TV Mini-SeriesMaxine Phillips
New Jack City1991Selina
Private Times1991TV Movie
Def by Temptation1990Lady #6
1st & Ten: The Championship1988TV SeriesGillian


Unsung Hollywood2016TV Series documentaryHerself
Entertainment Tonight2008TV SeriesHerself
Last Call with Carson Daly2002-2004TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Guest
Tavis Smiley2004TV SeriesHerself
Dennis Miller2004TV SeriesHerself
The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn2003-2004TV SeriesHerself
The Oprah Winfrey Show2003TV SeriesHerself
The 27th Annual People's Choice Awards2001TV SpecialHerself
MADtv2001TV SeriesHerself
My VH1 Music Awards2001TV SpecialHerself
HBO First Look2001TV Series documentaryHerself
The Making of 'Ali'2001TV Movie documentaryHerself
The 53rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards2001TV Special
Won't Anybody Listen2001DocumentaryHerself
7th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards2001TV SpecialHerself
3rd Annual TV Guide Awards2001TV SpecialHimself
The Rosie O'Donnell Show2000TV SeriesHerself
31st NAACP Image Awards2000TV SpecialHerself
2000 Essence Awards2000TV SpecialHerself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno1999TV SeriesHerself
Late Night with Conan O'Brien1999TV SeriesHerself


Nominated Awards

2004Black ReelBlack Reel AwardsFilm: Best Supporting ActressDark Blue (2002)
2003Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsChoice Movie VillainHow to Lose a Guy in 10 Days (2003)
2001Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama SeriesER (1994)
2001ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama SeriesER (1994)
2000Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Actress in a Drama SeriesHomicide: Life on the Street (1993)
2000ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama SeriesER (1994)

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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