Place of Birth: Bronxville, New York, U.S.
Date of Birth: September 23, 1979
Ethnicity: Puerto Rican, Italian
Erik-Michael Estrada is an American singer, songwriter, actor, and writer. He is a member of boy band O-Town, along with Dan Miller, Trevor Penick, Jacob Underwood, and, previously, Ashley Parker Angel and Ikaika Kahoano.
Erik-Michael is the son of Micki and Ruben Estrada. He was raised in The Bronx, New York, and later Palm Bay, Florida, by his mother and stepfather, Mel. He met his biological father for the first time during the shooting of the reality television series Making the Band (2000), which documented the formation of O-Town.
Erik-Michael has Puerto Rican and Italian ancestry. His mother has been described both as of fully Italian descent, and of half Italian and half Puerto Rican descent. Similarly, both his biological father and stepfather have been described as Puerto Rican.