Born on 22nd September 1980 to a Lebanese father and a Ghanaian mother Majid Michel aka Shaker was raised in Accra with nine siblings.
He was part of the cast of a TV series in Ghana titled “Things We Do For Love” His role on ‘Things We Do for Love’ was to be played by a Lebanese boy, which was perfect for him due to his Lebanese heritage. ‘Things We Do for Love’ became a huge success and his performance gave him his breakthrough, Majid instantly became a household name!
Majid first starred in the movie “Divine Love” he has since featured in over 20+ movies. He received nominations for Best Actor in a Leading Role at the Africa Movie Academy Awards in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2014. In 2012 he won the African Movie Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role.
Majid is married with 2 daughters.