Ghanaian Celebrities Biography: Majid Michel

Majid Michel’s Biography



Majid Michel, popularly known by the nickname ‘shaker’, is a Ghanaian actor. He was born on 22nd of September 1980. He is presently 35 years old (as at the time of writing this article).

Michel was born in Cantonment, an area in Ghanaian capital, Accra. He grew up with his family in Accra. His father is a Lebanese by the name Michel Eracow while his mother a Ghanaian named Paulina Olympio. He had nine siblings. Michel’s adventure as an actor started when he participated actively in his School Drama club. He later got an invitation from a neighbor to audition for a modeling agency. The agency, Super Modelling Agency, got him on the stairs of his career.


Michel had his primary education at St. Theresa’s primary school. Afterwards, he acquired secondary education at Mfantsipim secondary school, Ghana.

Popular roles: Majid is notable for his playboy role, breaking girls’ heart as he pleases.

Breakout movies:

  • Crime to Christ (2007)
  • Agony of Christ (2008)

Popular movies:

  • The Game (2010)
  • Who Loves Me? (2010)
  • Heart of Men (2009)

Recent movies:

  • The Mad Man I Love (2015)
  • The Department (2015)
  • Brother’s Keeper (2014)


  • (Best Actor in a Leading) 2012 Africa Movie Academy Awards


Recently Majid is caught up in a controversy which arose as a result of a statement he made, which seems to many to be controversial. Speaking in a recent interview, the popular actor said that he was not a Ghanaian actor, but an actor born in Ghana. The statement attracted different comments from people. Was Majid in a way letting down the Ghanaian movie industry? What actually did he have in mind before uttering that statement? His fan, mostly Ghanaian, began to wonder.

Social profiles:

Majid Michel’s Facebook: Majid Michel

Majid Michel’s Twitter: @IamMajidMichel

Majid Michel’s Instagram: @majidmichel

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