Michel Curiel grew up in the Bronx, New York with his mother and two sisters. They moved to Grand Rapids, Michigan where Michel graduated high school and immediately after joined the military. After serving, he moved back to Grand Rapids where he attended and later graduated from Grand Valley State University with a BBA, double majoring in Accounting and International Business. He moved to Los Angeles and attended the New York Film academy in Burbank, CA. He now resides in Atlanta, GA.