Michael Ajay is a model and fitness trainer. He came into the spotlight after participating in the game reality show “MTV Roadies Revolution” (2020).
Michael Ajay was born in 1994 (age 26 years; as of 2020) in Lagos, Nigeria. He grew up in Bangalore.
Michael did his schooling from Ooty’s Good Shepherd International School and went to Coimbatore’s PSG College of Arts and Science to pursue B.Sc. in Computer Science (24 June 2013 – 03 May 2016). Michael was good at sports since childhood. While in college, he was a national level basketball player. Ajay wanted to pursue basketball as a profession, however, a drunk driver hit him and he broke his ankle. He had to undergo major surgery to repair three severed tendons. Post which, he was on bed rest for around four months. During that period, Michael went into depression. During the second year of his college, Michael did a three months summer internship with Goldman Sachs, an investment banking company in Bangalore.
Height (approx.): 5′ 10″
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Black
Family & Caste
He is half Nigerian and half Indian.
Parents & Siblings
Not much is known about his father. Ajay’s mother’s name is Vijaylakshmi Murugesan. His parents parted ways when Ajay was too small. Michael’s mother raised him single-handedly. He is the only child of his mother.
Michael Ajay is in a relationship with Sneha Roy (Photographer).
Michael started his career as a part-time writing consultant with Bangalore’s EF Englishtown company (now, EF English Live) in 2013. He worked there till June 2016. In 2017, Michael joined Transformation Tribe Fitness, Bangalore as a personal trainer. Michael has done print shoots for many brands like Ajio Life.
In 2019, he participated in Phoenix Mega Model Hunt.
Subsequently, he walked the ramp at Blenders Pride Fashion Tour (2020).
He made his television debut in 2020 by participating in the game reality show “MTV Roadies Revolution” (2020).
- Calisthenics Move: Clutch Lever
- Travel Destination: Sri Lanka
- Quote: “Go hard or go home”
- Anime Show: Naruto (Japanese)
- His hobbies include travelling and swimming.
- Michael is a food buff and loves trying new cuisines.
- He follows a non-vegetarian diet.
- Michael is an avid dog lover. He keeps sharing his pictures with dogs on his Instagram account.
- His friends and family members fondly call him Mikey.
- He is fluent in two languages- English and Tamil.
- Michael owns a Yamaha R15 bike.
- In 2019, Michael featured on the GQ magazine for losing 25 kgs in just 6 months. Earlier, he used to weigh 90 kgs, but after following a proper workout routine, Michael lost 25 kgs of weight and dropped his body weight to 70 kgs.
- Michael has got three tattoos inked on his body- ‘Fandom Forever’ tattoo on his left bicep, and one tattoo each on his right arm and right side of the chest.