Michael Welch Biography
A young and dashing American television and movie actor, Michael Alan Welch better known as “Michael Welch” is best recognized for his phenomenal performance as Mike Newton in vampire romance movie ‘Twilight’, ‘New Moon’, ‘Eclipse’ and Breaking Dawn’. He is also known for his brilliant performance as Luke Giradi in the television series ‘Joan of Arcadia’. This talented young actor was born on 25th July, 1987 in Los Angeles, California, U.S. He carries mixed ethnicity as his father was a Protestant and mother was Jewish. Welch was determined to make his career in acting field since he was a child. He got a chance to fulfill his dream to act in the year 1988 when he was casted in American sitcom ‘Frasier’. His brilliant performance in the series was highly appreciated by the audiences. After making debut acting appearance, he appeared in the science fiction movie ‘Star Trek: Insurrection’. For his spectacular performance in the movie, he was awarded with Young Artist Award.
In the year 1999, he was selected to play the role of Gabe in the television series ‘Jesse’. He appeared in three episodes in the television series. In the year 2003, he portrayed the role of Luke Girardi in the fantasy/ family drama series ‘Joan of Arcadia’. His phenomenal performance in the series gained him wide attention and recognition in the television world. He was even awarded with the Young Artist Award for his exceptional performance in the series. In 2006, he was casted in the horror/ thriller movie titled ‘All the Boys Love Mandy Lane’. He became the prominent television figure when he played the role of Scott Heston in the police prodcedural crime drama series ‘Law & Order: Special Victims Unit’. In the year 2008, he appeared in the television series ‘The Riches’. His much appreciated role came in the vampire romance movie ‘Twilight’. The movie gained him huge recognition and fame in the entertainment world. He also became a part of the next sequels of the movies titled ‘The Twilight Saga: New Moon’, ‘The Twilight Saga: Eclipse’ and ‘The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn- Part 1’. In 2013, he appeared in the 3rd season of the fantasy television drama series ‘Grimm’. His recent television appearance was seen in the horror drama television series ‘Z Nation’.
Let’s talk about his personal lifethis talented actor is a married man. He got married to the beautiful lady named Marissa Lefton in the year 2008. The couple shared strong love and affection with each other for three years. In 2011, Welch decided to separate from his wife. They officially filed for divorce on 14th Febraury, 2013 in California. After being separated from his wife, he was not seen with any lady. His name was never linked up with any actresses. He might be dating with someone in the recent time but he has not given any clue about it to the media. Welch has neither mentioned anything about his past love affairs. Currently, he seems to be focusing on his career rather than searching for the new love.
Welch is a handsome man who is blessed with dashing personality and great physique. Through his charming and attractive personality, he has gathered huge fan following. His fascinating blue colored eye and cute looking face has attracted many young girls. He stands with an exemplified height of 5 feet 10 inches. There is no doubt that he is an exceptionally talented actor, but besides that he also has an attractive personality. He has gained both recognition and rewards from his career. Welch has not disclosed his exact net worth figure in the public yet. More additional information about him can be obtained from the wiki and reading his brief bio on IMDb. His fans can follow him on his twitter account @MichaelWelchAct.