Michael J. Willett Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 15 Mar, 2018
Facts of Michael J. Willett
Date of Birth: 1989 , September-11
Age: 32 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 7 Inch
Name Michael J. Willett
Birth Name Michael James Mansel Willett
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Frensno, California
Ethnicity White
Profession Actor
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Dark Brown
Face Color Fair
Famous for G.B.F. and Faking It
Education Clovis West High School
Albums Diapason, Regeneration: Phase II, Regeneration: Phase I
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American singer and actor, Michael J, Willett is best known for his roles in the movie, G.B.F., and TV series, Faking It. Willett made his Hollywood debut in 2004 from the TV series, Joan of Arcadia. He appeared in several series, Cougar Town, Without a Trace and United States of Tara among others. He is also involved in music. His debut album was titled Diapason. Over the years he released two albums, Regeneration: Phase I and Regeneration: Phase II.

Willett is openly gay.

Early Life And Education of Michael J. Willett

Michael J. Willett was born Michael James Mansel Willett on 11th September 1989 in Fresno, California under the birth sign Virgo. He is American by nationality and belongs to White ethnicity.

CAPTION: Michael with his father. SOURCE: Instagram

Willett attended Clovis West High School. From the very early age, he was interested to perform. At the age of 13, he moved to LA to pursue a career in acting. 



Michael J. Willett made his Hollywood debut in 2004 from the TV series Joan of Arcadia created by Barbara Hall. The following year, Willett appeared in police procedural TV drama series, Without a Trace starring Anthony LaPaglia and Poppy Montgomery.

Willett then appeared in several TV series, Cougar Town, Blue Mountain State and United States of Tara among others. Particularly, he is best known for his role in the MTV’s romantic comedy TV series, Faking It where he shared the screen with Rita Volk, Gregg Sulkin, Katie Stevens, and Bailey De Young.


In 2013, Willett appeared in a teen comedy film, G.B.F. with Sasha Pieterse, Paul Iacono, JoJo and Andrea Bowen among others.


Willett is also involved in singing. Diapason is his debut album which is still unreleased as per some gossip mongers. He also released some other albums like Regeneration: Phase I and Regeneration: Phase II.  

Net Worth

Michael J. Willett has an estimated net worth not less than a million, however, the amount is still under review. Willett’s movie, G.B.F was made with the budget of $3.2 million.

Rita Volk from the TV series, Faking It earns a salary between $15k-$25k per episode. As a cast member of the same series, Willett possibly earns around the same amount. He also has a YouTube channel, Michael Willett from where he earns a good amount.

Personal Life

Michael J. Willett, the rising star, is yet to be married. Willett has not introduced anyone as his girlfriend till date. He is possibly single.

Willett is openly gay. In an interview with The Advocate, he passed a statement,

‘’I didn’t really ever want to make it a thing… I never saw it being something that separated me from anyone else. If anything, I found that it has given me an advantage in the industry.’’

Willett also played a gay character in the TV series, Faking It.

CAPTION: Michael talking to his best friend. SOURCE: Instagram

Willett is close to a stunning American actress, Miranda Rae Mayo.

Here is the video where Willett talks about his early career: