American TV personality Michael Teutul grabbed recognition appearing on the reality programs Orange County Choppers, American Chopper, and American Chopper: Senior vs. Junior. Michael is also famous as the youngest son of Paul Teutul Jr., the founder of Orange County Choppers.
After his career at American Chopper, Teutul has been pursuing his career as a painter. Besides his professional career, Michael carries a compelling personal life which could be a mystery to many.
Is Michael Teutul Married Or Gay?
Michael Teutul has indeed grabbed massive fame as a TV personality. He has grasped the attention of most of the female fans who cherish and support him. However, when it comes to giving an insight into his private relationship life, Michael Teutul chooses not to.
While Michael is off from work, he enjoys skeet shooting and other outdoor activities. Apart from that, he has no interest in flaunting his married or dating life, if he has any. With much less information regarding his love life, all can assume that Teutul doesn’t have a wife and he is enjoying being single.
Teutul's silence on relationship stuff raises an ample amount of queries regarding his sexual orientation. Many of his fans and followers assume him to be gay since he is never seen with a girlfriend or partner. However, as Teutul is tight-lipped about his secluded life, no one can jump to the conclusion in any false rumor.
Michael Teutul’s Bio, Family Details
Michael Joseph Teutul, shortly knows as Michael Teutul, was born on 26 November 1978, in Suffern, New York, to Paul Teutul Sr. (father) and Paula Teutul (mother). He grew old as the youngest son in the family with three siblings; Paul Teutul Jr., Daniel Teutul, and Cristin Teutul. Michael Teutul, who holds an American nationality, belongs to white ethnicity.
Michael’s father, Paul Teutul Sr. is the most successful manufacturers of custom built motorcycles. Paul founded Orange County Choppers in 1999, where his other son, Paul Teutul Jr. worked as the chief fabricator. As a successful entrepreneur and founder of Orange County Choppers and Orange County Iron Works, Paul amasses a remarkable net worth which goes past the figure of $500K. Besides, Michael’s other brother, Daniel Teutul served as an owner/manager of Orange County Ironworks LLC.
Michael’s parents had to go through a failed marriage as Paul got divorced from his wife in 1995. Besides many family controversies, Paul was hoaxed to be dead in April 2016. The reports claimed that the former American Chopper star was killed in the motorcycle crash in Louisiana. However, the official page of Orange County Choppers clarified that the news was false.
Michael Teutul's Career, Net Worth
At the age of 14, Michael started to carry his family business and served as an assistant general manager in his father’s company. As the family business grew, Discovery Channel selected them for the reality series American Chopper. Michael frequently appeared in the series where his father and older brother played the main characters.
Michael Teutul (right) alongside father Paul Teutul Sr. and the casts of American Chopper (Photo: ecelebrityfacts.com)
Subsequently, Michael was able to gain massive popularity with his funny comments in the show, and the public just loved him. However, the on-going feud between his brother and dad intrigued him to leave the show.
Michael, who had to go through alcohol problems in the past, left the show in 2012. As a former TV star, Michael Teutul’s net worth is estimated to dwell above $2 million.
What Is Michael Teutul Doing Right Now?
After making his way out of American Chopper in May 2012, Michael focused on his health and family for some time. He needed fresh air to regroup himself planning what he could do with his career.
First of all, he was able to maintain a positive relationship with his father and brother, which took quite a rough hit during the show. After a while, he closed his art gallery in 2014, but never stopped to continue his passion for painting.
As of now (2018), he is busy playing music and doing some of his own filmmaking. Besides, Micheal appeared in December 2014’s American Chopper: Shaq Bike and other few bike shows.
As of now (2019), the new season of American Chopper aired on 12 February. Paul Teutul Sr. and Paul Teutul Jr. starred on the series. However, Michael has not been mentioned. Discovery channel mentioned that while Teutuls continued working with world famous athletes, Forbes 100 businesses and celebrity clients to envolve their businesses with the changing customized bike market.
During the previous season of American, Chopper Michael served as the shop's custodian and webmaster who provided comic relief to the show.
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He has his own YouTube channel named as Mikey Teutul and has a thousand subscribers. He has uploaded 18 videos and has garnered 103K views.
On 3 March, he posted a video on his Instagram account where he advertised about Tortoise Soaps alongside his friend Nicolas George. In the video, they were seen joking about the product. However, he also posted a picture of Flower Power, Migraine relief captioning coming soon. It looks like he is working on launching his own products.