Michael Steger

"Man on a Ledge" Los Angeles Premiere - Arrivals

Steger in 2012, photo by Prphotos

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.


Curious about ethnicity

7 Responses

  1. Thenabster says:

    He does look kinda Iranian, North Indian or from the Caucasus. maybe a bit of Southern European but not to sure of Levantine or Maghrebi

  2. madman says:

    He is the son of Maria C. (Carrillo) and Michael A. Steger.

  3. Kimmel says:

    Thought he was South Asian mixed with something else. He’s got good look to him.

  4. bleachsoda says:

    wow i thought he was indian at first his Ecuadorian side had to be mestizo

  5. thewow says:

    i thought he was from india
    he looks hindi

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