Born 2 July 1980 in Mobile, Alabama. Then moved to Fort Payne, Alabama where he has lived since 1981. Graduated from The Baylor School in Chattanooga, Tennessee in 1998. Graduated from Auburn University with B.S. in Marketing 2002.

He moved to Nashville, Tennessee in the fall of 2007. He is also a singer / songwriter, and plays guitar and piano.

Michael has been involved with the Randy Owen Celebrity Classic, an annual charity golf tournament benefiting the Boys and Girls Ranches of Alabama, for the past five years. The tournament was started in the mid 1980s by Randy Owen (lead singer of the group Alabama) and Michael's grandfather, Paul Crow.