He is young, talented, and holds a rather promising future in the movie industry. Michael Provost is an American actor who has caught the attention of the world following his wonderful performance in the Netflix series Insatiable, amongst many other TV roles. Starting his acting career at a very young age, there’s no stopping this young star as he continues to climb up the career ladder. If you’ve ever wondered who Michael Provost is and what he is known for, then this article is just for you. Read all you need to know as well as other interesting facts about the movie star below.
Who Is Michael Provost and How Old Is He?
Michael Provost was born in the city of Atlanta, Georgia, the United States of America on the 24th of January, 1998. Although there isn’t any information on the internet regarding his parents and early childhood, we do know that Michael has four brothers; two of which are older and the other two are younger. He grew up in Atlanta as a child who was always full of life and loved to play outdoors. Little wonder that as an adult, he loves to go hiking, cycling, and even trekking with his friends. Michael Provost holds an American Nationality but is of Irish, French, Canadian, and Scottish descent.
What Is He Known For?
Michael Provost is known best as Brick Armstrong in the comedy series Insatiable. But before he got that role, he has already been in the acting business for a while. The actor began his acting career when he was only 13 years old and he appeared as a boy prodigy in the movie Anonymous which was about the life of William Shakespeare. His parents were very supportive of his dream to become an actor and the family relocated to Los Angeles so he could pursue his dream. In 2013, he landed a small role in the short film called Columbus. In 2014, he played the role of Reggie Jones in the movie, The Novice, and the following year, he played the role of Jared in the short film, Memorial Day. He also played the role of Vince in the movie, Being Dexter.
Going farther in his career, he appeared in the Netflix romantic drama #REALITYHIGH where he played the role of Shannon. He also appeared in two episodes of Chance, the Hulu TV series where he played the role of Jason Spencer. Later in 2017, he was seen in the movie, The Case For Christ. At this point, he already had a large fan base that was eagerly waiting for his big break. However, that big break came in 2018 when he landed the major role of Brick Armstrong in the Netflix comedy-drama series, Insatiable. The series has received a lot of popularity both good and bad and features other movie stars such as Debbie Ryan, Irene Choi, and Alyssa Milano. Some of his other movies include Saving Zoe, Barely Lethal, Hear No Evil, Elbow Grease, and Six.
Other Interesting Facts About Michael Provost
1. Favorite Celebrities
Michael Provost has mentioned in the past that some of his favorite celebrities include the actor Kevin Spacey and actress Charlie Theron. It makes sense that the young star looks up to phenomenal actors as he himself is one.
2. Michael Provost’s Net Worth
Having played multiple roles in multiple movies and shows including Netflix shows like #REALITYHIGH and Insatiable, it comes as no surprise to learn that Michael Provost has a decent net worth. His net worth is estimated to be around $400,000.
3. Height and Other Body Measurements
Michael Provost stands tall at 5 feet 9 inches (175 centimeters) and weighs approximately 60kg. He sports a full hair of blonde color and beautiful hazel eyes. His chest-waist-hip ratio is 36-28-35 inches.
4. Some of Michael Provost’s Favorites
This young star has a love for outdoor recreational activities such as biking and climbing. Being an active Instagram user, he regularly posts pictures from his adventures and fans can’t get enough. His favorite type of food is Spanish cuisine and his favorite color is blue.
5. Cancellation of Insatiable
Insatiable is a comedy-drama web series that was created by Lauren Gussie. After the release of the show’s teaser, about a hundred thousand signed a petition for the cancellation of the show claiming that it was fatphobic. But the maker of the series defended it by saying the show was a portrayal of her own life when she was a teenager.
6. Save The Elephant
Michael Provost is an animal lover and animal rights activist. He participated actively in an online campaign that was aimed at raising money to save the life of an elephant in Thailand named Thing Kam.