Michael Evans Behling Biography
Michael Evans Behling is an actor from Ohio who is well known for his acting role as Jordan Baker in the American series “All American”. Aside from being an actor, Michael Evans is also an animal rights advocate also creating awareness about mental health.
How old is Michael Evans Behling? – Age
The ‘All American’ star is 24 years old as of March 5, 2020. He was born in Columbus, Ohio in 1996 and raised in Columbus, Indiana.
Michael Evans Behling’s Family – Parents and Siblings
Michael was born to a Nigerian man and his biological mother is of German descent. This makes him biracial. Michael was adopted by a white family of Mike and Carol Behling. He has siblings, namely; Adam, Andrea and Matt. As a family, the Behlings lived on a large farm with a chicken coop, several dogs and cats. This life also exposed Michael to sports as he played soccer, baseball as well as volleyball.
Michael Evans Behling’s life in school
Born and raised in Columbus, Michael attended school at Columbus North High School. At school, he played football for two years, ran track and was on the honor roll. He graduated from the institution in 2015. He joined Indiana State University soon after as a pre-med student for two years. Here, he carried on with his involvement in track running, going as far as taking part in the 400-meter hurdles competition. Unfortunately, he got injured, breaking his foot twice and requiring two surgeries, hence, he dropped from the sport. After two years of college, he dropped out and pursued a modeling career and joined acting as well. But first, he took a job at the Donner Aquatic Center as an assistant director in Columbus, Indiana.
Michael Evans Behling Girfriend
In an interview, Michael revealed that he is “taken”. However, he did not disclose who the girl is. He talked of qualities he looks for in a his girl and how he treats his woman as well as what he has personally learnt from previous relationships.
Michael Evans Behling ‘All American’ Star
Michael recalls his first thought of becoming an actor was when he was a freshman in high school. This thought was sparked by Michael’s fascination with the late Heath Ledger’s acting in the 2008 film The Dark Knight. However, after dropping out of college, Michael became a model and his friends convinced him to audition for acting. As a model, he took part in several advertising campaigns for White Castle, Nike, Finish Line, Isotoners, and Adidas.
In 2017, Behling began his acting career, appearing on the musical drama series ‘Empire’ as “Handsome Dude”. The following year, in March, he got a role on the All American television series as Jordan Baker. Two weeks later, they began filming the pilot episode of the drama series. In the series, Jordan is the son of a black man and a white lady. Speaking about his character, Michael says that he identifies with the character Jordan because they are both biracial and going through the process of finding their place in the society.
Michael lives in Los Angeles and his represented by Management 101 and HRI Talent.
Michael Evans Behling DesignedAt5AM
DesignedAt5AM is a clothing line by Behling and three of his friends from high school; Drew Thompson, Nicholas Stevens and Floyd Athaide. The inspiration behind the foundation of DesignedAt5AM was Behling’s desire to accomplish his goals as he starts his day early and by his friends’ early morning swim practices.
Michael Evans Behling and Daniel Ezra
Daniel Ezra is a British actor also starring in the drama series “All American” alongside Michael as Spencer James. Off filming, Daniel and Michael are close friends and can often be seen hanging out together.
Michael Evans Behling Acting Roles – Movies
- 2019 – Grey’s Anatomy as Brady in the episode “Good Shepherd”
- 2018–present – All American as Jordan Baker
- 2017 – Empire as Handsome Dude in the episode “The Lady Doth Protest”