Born 22nd of September 1980, in Accra Ghana to a Lebanese Father Michael Michel-Erawoc, and Ghanaian Mother Paulina Olympio, Majid has ten other siblings, four sisters and six brothers (Aro, Isaac [RIP] Reggie, Roberta, Shawki, Sputnic, Juliette, Michael, Georgette, and Isabella).
Majid's love for acting started at a tender age. He got his first break in Secondary School. As part of the schools drama club, Majid won the Best Actor for his performance in the event on "Emancipation Day." After secondary school, he joined the modelling agency "Super Model Agency" while furthering his studies at the Academy of Screen Arts. After several auditions he got casted by producer Ivan Quashigah as Shaker for a program dubbed for Ghana radio, Things We Do for Love which later turned into a prime time T.V. series. In 2004, Director Jayke Aernan casted Majid in his first film Divine Love.
Majid has since then compiled a filmography of over forty movies. The African Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) has nominated him four times for the Best Actor category. He has won the 2010 Zafaa Awards for Best Actor in the movie Silent Scandals and the 2010 Actor of the Year Award in a leading role The Beast in Ghana. He won best actor at the 2011 NAFCA AWARDS for film SOMEWHERE IN AFRICA.
Other film nominations include The Agony of Christ, Sin of The Soul, Trinity and Pool Party. Majid is a partner with the production company Ad-visors Ghana Limited. They produce documentaries and are involved in several charitable projects, some of which include his personal passion, building clean water wells in parts of Ghana and Africa. For further philanthrophy passions of Majid Michel, please visit his foundation link (Majiwoc Foundation).
Majid is married to Virna; they have two daughters Kiera and Zara.