People who believe that being beautiful in show business is a burden should look at the success story of actress cum fashion designer Michael Michele. In spite of the ‘handicap’ of her beauty, she went ahead to become a great success in the entertainment industry. According to her, the worst you can do to yourself is live by a third party’s idea of who you are. Michele became a victim at the hands of critics immediately she was cast in the role of Det. Rene Sheppard in the NBC police drama Homicide: Life on the Street. She dashed the belief of critics who described her as too pretty for the gritty police drama as she surpassed the expectations of her casting directors. She was also a standout in her role as Dr. Cleo Finch in ER, an NBC medical drama.
Michael Michele has the pride of place as one of the most beautiful entertainers of our time. With her interracial inheritance of exotic looks, she could easily be mistaken for a model. Her natural honey-colored flowing hair, chiseled cheekbones, together with hazel eyes have distinguished her in looks and poise and she has gone ahead to become a resounding success in her chosen career. Some of her notable movies and series include; New Jack City (1991), Dangerous Curves (1992-93), Central Park West, The 6th Man (1997), How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days (2003), Ali (2001), and Dark Blue (2002). Michele’s role in the 1993 miniseries titled Trade Winds earned her recurring roles in C.P.W. (1995) as well as New York Undercover (1994). Her most recent role is on the set of Star – a Fox primetime soap opera where she is portraying the character of Ayanna Floyd.
Husband, Parents, Son, Sister
Many have come to the conclusion that Michele’s masculine moniker is an overt result of her parent’s subconscious wish for a baby boy, but that is very far from the truth. According to the gorgeous actress, she was named after Michael Ann her mum’s best friend. During their years in high school, Michele’s mum – Theresa Williams and her best friend Ann made a pact that the first to have a child will name it after the other. Theresa is an African-American woman who works with Bristol-Myers as a corporate manager.
Michele’s dad Jerry Williams is a white man and earns a living as an entrepreneur. She has a younger sister called Erica whom she is older than by a few years. The Williams family lived in Evansville where they brought up their two daughters and inculcated in them, hearty Midwestern values, hard work, determination, as well as the importance of philanthropy.
Coming closer to her love life, the actress is still visibly single, she has never entered into any marriage in the past, but she has had her share of failed relationships. Notable among her past affairs is her dalliance with New York restaurateur Jimmy Rodriguez. The duo was really good together which gave rise to an expectation of a possible wedding from the public, but the walk down the aisle did not come to pass. The couple broke-up but not before the birth of their son J. Brandon who came into their world on the 21st of December 2004. Michael Michele has obviously remained single since then.
Michael Michele’s Height
The talented entertainer has won acclaim for her depiction of capable and strong ladies in movies as well as television series. She stands tall at a height of 5 feet 9 inches and looks more like a model. Her interracial parents bestowed incredible features on her. She has cheekbones that are perfectly chiseled, her hair is honey colored, curly and flowing, the best part is her hazel eyes which are just right for her face. She got the ranking as #36 on the 50 Sexiest Stars of All Tim list by TV Guide in 2005. Complex Magazine named her one of the 50 Hottest Biracial Women in 2012. Michele’s body weight was last listed as 57 kg, she wears a bra size of 32B with her general body stats abridged as 34-24-34.
According to the information we have at the moment Michele’s accumulated wealth was pegged at a tidy $2.5 million at the last review. It is expected that subsequent reviews of her net worth will show a positive growth since she is still relevant in the entertainment industry.