Birth Name: Michael Mateus Steger
Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States
Date of Birth: May 27, 1980
*father – Austrian, Norwegian
*mother – Ecuadorian
Michael Steger is an American actor. He starred as Navid Shirazi on the series 90210, and has also appeared in the made-for-tv movie The Cheetah Girls: One World, and in Bollywood films.
He is the son of Maria Carrillo and Michael Steger. His father is of Austrian and Norwegian descent. His mother is of Ecuadorian ancestry. He often plays Latino, East Indian, and Persian roles, and is able to speak Spanish.
Michael has said:
My mother’s side of the family is from Ecuador… they’re always encouraging me to do something where I speak Spanish and represent my community… I finally got the opportunity do it [Ana Maria in Novela Land] and I’m thrilled about it.