Michael Rady is in the category of actors whose debut roles also turned out to be their big break. It was on the set of The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants that he made his first appearance, and at the same time gained public attention for his effort in the comedy-drama film. We cannot help but recognize the fact that the actor’s first screen appearance was most rewarding as the movie also earned him two prestigious award nominations. Three years later, the upcoming actor still joined the cast of the same movie for its sequel and has had so many inroads into other productions since then. So far, Rady’s appearances in the movies and TV series are totaled at over 20 and the actor is still very relevant in the acting scene.
Five Things You Didn’t Know About Michael Rady
1. Birth Details
According to what we could sieve from available records, Michael Rady was born on the 20th of August 1981 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the same town where he spent a better part of his formative years. Information on the identity of his parents and siblings are not available but it is however known that his nationality is American and he is ethnically white.
2. He is Married
It is a known fact that Michael Rady tied the connubial knot with his wife, actress Rachael Kemery in 2010. The exact date and venue of the ceremony were, however, never disclosed to fans and the general public. His marriage seems to be running on oiled wheels as the couple have been together for 9 years and are still going strong. During that time, the duo has become parents three times over, with two sons and one daughter.
Their first child, a boy named Ellington, was born on the 12th of July 2012. He soon became a brother to August who was born on the 12th of July 2014. The Rady family welcomed their third and only daughter, named Olive, in September 2016.
3. Net Worth
Although his annual salary has never been reported, Michael Rady appears to be earning a good income since the inception of his career. Many sources have, however, pegged his net worth at $600,000 which came majorly from roles his acting career.
4. Body Statistics
While Michael Rady’s height is known to be exactly six feet, his weight is not known. He has an olive-skinned complexion, black hair, and eyes that are dark brown in color.
5. He is Vegan
Rady is a vegan who abstains from the use of animal products, specifically in his diet. It is not clear when he began practicing the diet regimen but he has for the past few years been dedicated to eating healthy.
As mentioned above, Michael Rady’s acting debut was accomplished on the set of The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants – a 2005 American comedy-drama movie which cast him as Kostas alongside notable entertainers like Blake Lively, America Ferrera, Alexis Bledel, and Amber Tamblyn, who all played starring roles in the movie. His performance in the film received commendations from both the public and critics in addition to earning him a couple of nominations at the Teen Choice Awards of 2005.
In 2006, Rady accomplished his TV debut in Sleeper Cell playing the role of Jason. he later appeared as a guest on both ER and CSI: NY before joining the cast of Swingtown – a CBS series where he portrayed the character of Doug Stephens for 13 episodes. Another major role came that came his way that same year is the ABC comic-drama series, Greek where he played Max Tyler for 14 episodes from 2008 to 2009.
Michael Rady has since had cameo appearances in shows like The Mentalist, Castle, Jane the Virgin as well as House of Lies. He has further had the privilege to share the screen with legendary performers like Leonardo DiCaprio, Naomi Watts, Armie Hammer, Judi Dench as well as Josh Lucas in the 2011 J. Edgar – a biographical drama movie by Clint Eastwood.
Between 2012 and 2013, the famed actor was busy on the set of the American medical drama series Emily Owens M.D. playing the role of one of the leading characters on the show, Micah Barnes. He starred as Chris Jameson in the 2014 series Intelligence but unfortunately, the show was scrapped after a single season. His most recent role was as Nicholas Keynes in the 2018 sci-fi travel series Timeless.