Michael Santi was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. to a large Italian family. Michael caught the acting bug at 6 years old as the Tin Man in a production of "The Wizard of Oz". His mother Eva was an actress and was Shirley Temples understudy. His father Gabriel is a decorated veteran, published artist and talented musician.
After high school, Michael went to play semi pro football, for the Orlando Outlaws. After his football career ended, he pursued a career in law enforcement as a police officer.
One highlight in Michael's career was being named "The Top Actions Stars of Today and Tomorrow" by IMDb. Also on the list were Dwayne" The Rock" Johnson, Tom Hardy, Chris Hemsworth, and Mathew McConaughey.