Michael Trevino ( born on 25th January 1985 ) is an American actor who is best known for his role as Tyler Lockwood on CW’s famous fantasy series “The Vampire Diaries “. He also appeared in the role of Kyle Valenti in “Roswell, New Mexico “. He made his debut in 2005 with the Television show titled “ Summerland”.
Michael Trevino Biography
|Name||Michael Anthony Trevino|
|Debut||Summerland in 2005 (Television) and Cow Belles in 2006 ( Film )|
|Date of Birth||25th January 1985 ( 35 years old as of 2020)|
|Place of birth||Montebello, California, United States of America|
|Hometown||California, United States of America|
|Residence||Los Angeles, California, United States of America|
|Fan Mail Address||Michael Trevino, Greene & Associates Talent Agency, 1901 Avenue of the Stars Suite 130, Los Angeles, California 90067, United States of America|
|School||Don Bosco Technical Institute, Rosemead, California, United States of America|
|College/University||Playhouse West, Los Angeles, California, United States of America|
|Height||175cm or 1.75m or 5’9”|
|Weight||75kg or 165lbs.|
|Body Measurements||Chest: 42, Waist: 32, Biceps: 14.5 and Neck: 13.5|
|Father||Name not known|
|Mother||Name not known|
|Affairs||Jenna Ushkowitz ( Actress)|
|Salary||$15000-20000 / episode|
|Net Worth||$ 60 Million|
|Hobbies||Travelling, acting, surfing and listening to music|
Early life and Background
Michael was born to Mexican parents in Montebello, California, United States of America. His father is Fresno, California, the United States of America and his mother is from Zacatecas, Mexico. His grandparents were Mexican immigrants. He did his studies from Don Bosco Technical Institute in Rosemead, California, United States of America. He developed his liking for acting at a young age and enrolled himself at Playhouse West in Los Angeles, California, the United States of America to learn Theatre. His first-ever acting project was in an Old Navy Commercial.
Like every other Buzzed up star, he prefers to keep his relationships away from the media and public scrutiny. He was previously in a relationship with the Star of the famous Show “Glee”, Jenna Ushkowitz. They dated for years before breaking up. After that, there was a rumour about him dating his Vampire Diaries co-star Nina Dobrev, but the duo never confirmed their involvement. Michael is very much single as of now.
|Films||The Libertine, The Godfather and Nacho Libre|
|Colour||Black and white|
|Travel Destination||Indonesia and London|
He started his career by playing the role of Jackson Meade in the Disney Channel Original Movie Cow Belles. After that, he guest-starred in shows like Cold Case, Without a Trace, Bones and Commander in chief. He played the role of Alastair in the eighth season episode of Charmed “Mallice in Wonderland”. He had the recurring role of Brent in FX Channel’s series The Riches. After that, he also played the role of Jaime Vega in the 2007 series Cane. He was the love interest of Naomi, Ozzie in the CW’s 90210, which was a three-episode arc. He got his major breakthrough in 2009 by playing the role of Tyler Lockwood in CW’s fantasy drama “The Vampire Diaries “.
He played the same character in its spinoff the Originals in 2013. He was the first major character to transition from one show to another. In 2015’s April, it was announced that he was going to leave the Vampire Diaries after it’s the sixth season just like co-star Nina Dobrev. As of now, he is playing the role of Kyle Valenti in CW’s “Roswell, New Mexico since 2019.
- Cow Belles in 2006 as Jackson Meade ( Television Film )
- Love Finds a Home in 2009 as Joshua Coil ( Television Film )
- The Factory in 2012 as Tad
- Out of Control in 2018 as Bennet Kayser ( Chinese Film )
Shows / Series
- Summerland in 2005 as Tim Bowser
- Charmed in 2005 as Alastair
- Commander in Chief in 2005 as Kevin
- Without a Trace in 2006 as Carter Rollins
- Cold Case in 2006 as Zach
- CSI: Miami in 2006 as Matthew Batra
- Bones in 2006 as Graham Hastings
- The Riches from 2007- 2008 as Brent
- Cane in 2007 as Jaime Vega
- 90210 in 2008 as Ozzie Cardoza
- CSI: Crime Scene Investigation in 2009 as Dave Henkel
- The Mentalist in 2009 as Brandon Fulton
- CSI: NY in 2009 as Gavin Skidmore
- The Vampire Diaries from 2009-2017 as Tyler Lockwood
- The Originals in 2013 as Tyler Lockwood
- Sunset Park in 2016 as Gino Sarcione
- Roswell, New Mexico from 2019- Present as Kyle Valenti
- Teen Choice Award in 2011 for Choice TV: Male Scene Stealer ( The Vampire Diaries )
- Teen Choice Award in 2012 for Choice TV Male Scene Stealer ( The Vampire Diaries )
Lesser known Facts
- Michael Trevino has Mexican roots. His father was from Fresno, California and his mother is from Zacatecas, Mexico. His grandparents were Mexican immigrants.
- After finding out his passion for acting he enrolled in Playhouse West, California for considering Theatre classes.
- He played the lead character in Disney Chanel Original Film “Cow Belles“ as Jackson Meade. He has also guest-starred in Television drama shows such as Cold Case, Bones, Without a Trace and Commander in Chief.
- Michael’s one of the first acting performance was in an Old Navy Commercial.
- Michael played the famous role of Tyler Lockwood in CW’s fantasy drama “The Vampire Diaries”, he also appeared in its spinoff The Originals.
- The actor was in a relationship with Glee actress Jenna Ushkowitz for quite some years.
- Michael loves surfing, fishing and snowboarding. He often goes out on trips to spend time doing his favourite sport.