Majid Michel is a Ghanaian pastor and actor. He received nominations for Best Actor in a Leading Role at the Africa Movie Academy Awards in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014 and 2017. He eventually won the award in 2012 after three previous consecutive nominations.
Majid Michel Background
Majid was born on the 22nd of September 1980, in the Cantonments, a suburb of Ghanaian capital, Accra. His late father was a Lebanese, while his mother is a Ghanaian. He is the last child of his parents’ ten children.
Majid attended St. Theresa’s Primary School, then moved on to the Mfantsipim Boy’s Secondary School. While in secondary school, Majid was an active member of the drama club, and performed during the Emancipation Day. The event which took place in Cape Coast, Ghana saw Majid win the best actor award.
In a bid to improve his acting skills, Majid Michel enrolled at the Academy of Screen Arts, where he spent five years learning to become a pro actor. He is married to Virna Michel, and they are blessed with three lovely children.
Majid Michel Career
After secondary school, Majid’s neighbour told him about a modeling agency called – Supper Model Agency. He went for the audition and was selected. The producer at the agency decided to do a program on Joy FM – Things We Do For Love and featured Majid on the programme, and it was a hit across Ghana.
When the producer decided to do a TV version of Things we do for love on Ghana TV (GTV) Majid was selected as one of the cast. Majid did so well that he was cast again on Home Sweet Home.
Eventually, he got his big break with Divine Love which shot him to limelight. Thus far, Majid Michael has featured in numerous Nollywood and Ghallywood movies, some of which have received international acclaims. He is set to use his influence as an actor to impact lives positively.
Majid Michel’s Filmography
2004 – 2013
Things We Do For Love
Divine Love – 2004
Crime to Christ – 2007
Agony of Christ – 2008
A Sting in a Tale – 2009
Silent Scandals – 2009
Guilty Pleasure – 2009
The Game – 2010
Bursting Out – 2010
4 Play – 2010
4 Play Reloaded – 2010
Chelsea – 2010
Somewhere in Africa – 2011
Why Marry – 2011
House of Gold – 2013
Nation Under Siege – 2013
Forgetting June – 2013
2014 – 2018
Matters Arising – 2014
Knocking on Heaven’s Door – 2014
Being Mrs Elliot – 2014
30 Days in Atlanta – 2014
Brother’s Keeper – 2014
Champagne – 2014
Road to Yesterday – 2015
Bishop Jerry – 2015
Amuma – 2015
The Department – 2015
The Mad Man I Love – 2015
Shattered Lives – 2016
Ayamma – 2016
Prison Boy – 2017
Slow Country – 2017
Getting Over Him – 2018
Awards And Nominations Of Majid Michel
Best Actor in a Leading Role nominee at the Africa Movie Academy Awards – 2009
Nominated for the Best Actor in a Leading Role nominee at the Africa Movie Academy Awards – 2010
ZAFAA Awards named Majid Michael Best Actor – 2010
Best Actor in a Leading Role nominee at the Africa Movie Academy Awards – 2011
Favourite West African Actor at the Screen Nation Awards – 2011
Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actor in Leading Role – 2012
Planet Africa Awards nominee – 2012
Pan African Actor of the Year at the Cameroonian Entertainment Awards – 2012
Best Actor award at the Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards (GIAMA) – 2014
Nigeria Entertainment Award for Best Actor (Africa) – 2015
Majid Michel’s Net Worth
Majid Michel’s net worth is estimated at $1.6million.