Majid Michel is a multi-award winning Ghallywood and Nollywood actor. The actor is an ambassador of Vita Milk Ghana and a minister of the gospel of Jesus Christ.
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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.
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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.
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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
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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
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Majid Michel Quotes
“Little doesn’t mean insignificant. You are significant. Your presence should make a BiG difference. Stop waiting to be on the side of the majority.”
“If you yourself do not know the definition of true leadership how then do you choose a leader?”
“Leaders who compromise their personal principles to please groups of people are no longer leaders. They are automatically being led.”
“Most of us confuse character with reputation. Reputation is what you are in public. Character is what you are in private.”
“We don’t need leaders with a great reputation but leaders who have great responsible attitude who will not violate their own personal values.”
“The wrong people will always teach you the right lessons. Everyone you meet is fighting a battle you know nothing about. Be kind. Always.”
“We cannot force someone to hear a message they are not ready to receive. But we must never underestimate the power of planting a seed.”
“Don’t trust everything you see. Even salt looks like sugar. The greatest test of faith is when you don’t get what you want, but you are still able to say, THANK YOU, LORD!!!”
“God is not your last hope. He’s your ONLY hope.”
“When nails grow long, we cut nails not fingers. Similarly, when misunderstanding grows up, cut your EGO not your RELATIONSHIP.”
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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
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Majid Michel’s Net Worth
According to informationcradle.com, Majid Michel’s net worth is estimated at $1.6million.
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Life Lessons From Majid Michel
Be Open To Learning
You don’t need a university certificate to be successful. So, don’t ever see not having the opportunity to have a university education as a limitation. Your determination to learn is what matters. Majid Michel already started acting before going for a courses that made him better.
As an entrepreneur, when you find your niche, and you don’t have the skills or qualification, take professional courses, and learn on the job.
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Take A Chance On Yourself
Majid Michael started acting from secondary school. He joined his school club and participated fully. That singular opportunity shaped and influenced his career path.
Also, by listening to his neighbour and taking the modelling opportunity, he came closer to his destiny. Majid Michel is a Ghanaian screen sweetheart today because he took a chance on himself.
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Hello Michael, I ‘m sonia from Nigeria ?? one of ur biggest unknown fans. Thanks for ur advice.