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Date Of BirthJune 12, 1975
SpouseJaime Muhney
FactScreen-tested, twice, for the role of J.D. on Scrubs and was told by the studio president that he would be perfect for the role, but was too handsome to play the goof ball role of "J.D.". The part eventually went to Zach Braff.

Michael Muhney is an American actor, best known for his role as Adam Newman on the CBS soap opera The Young and the Restless.

Muhney was born in Chicago, Illinois on December 5, 1975. He is the youngest of three children. His mother is a homemaker and his father is a businessman. Muhney was raised in Orange County, California. He attended the University of Southern California, where he studied business.

Muhney began his acting career in 2003 with a guest appearance on the television series Judging Amy. He has also had guest roles on Veronica Mars, CSI: Miami, and Cold Case. In 2009, he was cast as Adam Newman on The Young and the Restless. He has received critical acclaim for his portrayal of the character.

Muhney has been nominated for several Daytime Emmy Awards for his work on The Young and the Restless. He has also won several Soap Opera Digest Awards.

Muhney has a net worth of $4 million. He earns a salary of $1 million per year.

Muhney has been married to Elyse Mirto since 2003. The couple has two children together.

General Info

Full NameMichael Muhney
Date Of BirthJune 12, 1975
Height1.85 m
EducationThe Theatre School at DePaul University, DePaul University


SpouseJaime Muhney
ChildrenDylan Tyler Muhney, Ella Michael Muhney, Truman Rudolf Muhney


NominationsDaytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series
MoviesVirtual Nightmare, Love 101, Lovers, Liars & Lunatics, One Night, No Man's Land: The Rise of Reeker, Columbus Day, Act Your Age, The Portal, Disconnect, Search Engines, Celebrity Horror
TV ShowsVeronica Mars, Turks, The Young and the Restless, Family Practice

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1Son-in-law of Larry Garrison.
2Michael and his wife Jaime have three children. Dylan Tyler, born April 2, 2002, Ella Michael, born December 18, 2007 and Truman Rudolf, whom they welcomed November 4, 2012.
3Screen-tested, twice, for the role of J.D. on Scrubs and was told by the studio president that he would be perfect for the role, but was too handsome to play the goof ball role of "J.D.". The part eventually went to Zach Braff.
4Michael is a card-carrying member of MENSA.
5Speaks three languages. German, ASL (American Sign Language), and English.
6Michael won the state championship for his One-Act play performance at age 16 while attending Trinity High School.




Turks1999TV SeriesPaul Turk
A Will of Their Own1998TV Mini-SeriesWilliam Steward
Real Life1998TV SeriesJason
Search Engines2016Rick
The Track2015Tony
Correcting Christmas2014TV MovieCameron
The Young and the Restless2009-2014TV SeriesAdam Newman Adam Wilson
American Decaf2011Scott
Act Your Age2011Lake Emerson
The Portal2010/IDaniel
Mistresses2009TV MovieTom
No Man's Land: The Rise of Reeker2008Harris McAllister
Columbus Day2008Detective Daniels
Family Practice2008TV MovieKent Kinglare
CSI: Miami2008TV SeriesRob Mason / Tim Gilbert
One Night2007Jack
Veronica Mars2004-2007TV SeriesSheriff Don Lamb
Numb3rs2006TV SeriesLt. Joseph Karnes
Lovers, Liars and Lunatics2006Louis
Without a Trace2003TV SeriesBilly Melina
Charmed2003TV SeriesSeth
JAG2003TV SeriesMajor Jack McBurney
Boomtown2002TV SeriesChris Griggs
ER2002TV SeriesColin Prentice
The Huntress2000-2001TV SeriesDet. Mark Farrell
Everything But the Girl2001TV MovieBrad
Virtual Nightmare2000TV MovieDale Hunter
Love 1012000Andrew
Celebrity2000TV MovieJake


Act Your Age2011writer


Act Your Age2011associate producer


The 40th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards2013TV SpecialHimself
The Talk2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest


Nominated Awards

2013Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Lead Actor in a Drama SeriesThe Young and the Restless (1973)

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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