Fans of Michael Rady might have noticed that the actor has more than often found himself in an ‘ethnic’ casting niche, this is thanks to his coal-black hair color and an olive-skinned complexion that has made him suitable for those roles. The Philadelphia, Pensylvania native has been able to give a good account of his talents, putting in more than a few notable performances that have earned him admirers from far and wide. Read on to find out more about his career and personal life.
Michael Rady’s Bio
Michael Rady was welcomed into the world on the 20th of August, 1981 in the city of brotherly love, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Other than his date and place of birth, almost nothing is known about his early life and childhood, like where he received his education and what cities he grew up in. There is also no information available in regards to the details of his family, such as the identity of his parents and whether he is an only child or has siblings.
The much that is known by the public about Rady came after he made his film acting debut in the comedy-drama film, The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants (2005), where he played the role of Kostas. The actor, who appeared alongside America Ferrera, Amber Tamblyn, Alexis Bledel, and Blake Lively in the film, was hailed for his performance by both critics and fans as he went on to receive two nominations at the 2005 Teen Choice Awards.
A year after his Hollywood debut, Michael Rady began to play the role of Jason in Sleeper Cell (2006-2007), appearing in four episodes. He then went on to bag guest appearances in shows like CSI: NY and ER in 2007, before landing the prominent role of Doug Stephens in the CBS series Swingtown (2008).
That same year, while also beginning to play the character of Max Tyler in Greek (2008-2009), Rady reprised his role of Kostas in The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 (2008). Just as he managed in the first installment of the film, Rady was lauded by both fans and critics for his performances, which went a long way in establishing his credentials as an actor.
In 2009, Michael Rady played the roles of Jack Ross and Scott in InSerachOf and Committed, respectively. He also made guest appearances in The Closer and Grey’s Anatomy before landing a major role in Melrose Place (2009-2010) where he played the character of Jonah Miller. Rady was a part of the show for 18 episodes, a time during which he guest appeared on other television shows like Medium, Castle, and Happy Endings.
In 2011, Rady appeared alongside A-list actors like Judi Dench, Leonardo DiCaprio, Josh Lucas, Armie Hammer, and Naomi Watts in Clint Eastwood’s J. Edgar (2011). Other notable appearances he has gone ahead to make include playing Luther Wainwright in The Mentalist (2011-2012), Micah Barnes in Emily Owens M.D (2012-2013), Lachlan Moore in Jane the Virgin (2014-2015), and Chris Jameson in Intelligence (2014).
Family – Wife (Rachael Kemery)
Unlike a few people who would rather have their significant other make a living in a different profession from them, Michael Rady has chosen to pick a partner from the Hollywood acting scene he belongs to. The actor is married to actress Rachael Kemery, who is best known for her roles in movies like InSearchOf (2009), Random Encounters (2013), and Secret Santa (2018).
Just like Rady, Kemery is a Philadelphia, Pennsylvania native, born on the 2nd of May, 1984, making her about three years younger than Michael. Like her husband as well, very little is known about her other than that she stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches (1.73 m).
According to reports, Michael Rady and Rachael Kemery exchanged marital vows at an undisclosed date in 2010. They have since gone ahead to start a family, welcoming three children; two sons and one daughter, to the world. The couple’s kids are Ellington, born on July 12, 2012; August born on July 12, 2014; and their daughter, Olive born on September 20, 2016.
Michael Rady’s Net Worth
After having appeared as a main cast member in more than a few successful TV shows, and has also featured in a Clint Eastwood movie, it is safe to say that Michael Rady has made bank and is doing very well for himself. To put a number to how well exactly the actor has done for himself, several sources have come up with an estimated net worth of $600 thousand.