Michael Socha Age, Height, Weight, Girlfriend, Net Worth & Bio

Michael Socha is a renowned English actor who has worked in movies as well as super hit TV series. Although he won a role in a local stage play at the age of 12 years, Michael Socha was casual about it till at least 2 years later.

After having had to work odd jobs for a couple of years, Michael Socha finally decided to pursue his growing passion for acting and began attending as many auditions as he could.

Today, Michael Socha is renowned for portraying hardcore characters in his movie and TV roles.

About Michael Socha


Real NameMichael Socha
Date of Birth13th December 1987
Age (as of September 2018)
30 years
Place of Birth
Derby (England)
Graduate from Burton & South Derbyshire College (England)

Physical Stats

5 ft 6"
(173 cm) approximately
136 lbs
(62 kg)
Hair Color
Dark Brown
Eye Color
Dark Brown

Family & Relationships

FatherRobert Socha
MotherKathleen Lyons
SisterLauren Socha
Marital StatusSingle
GirlfriendFaye Ray


Net WorthINR 28,00,00,000
(USD 4 Million)
Famous for
This Is England (2006), Summer (2008), Casualty (2008-2009), The Unloved, Paradox (2009), Cut, Shank, Dive, This Is England '86 (2010), This Is England '88 (2011), Being Human (2011-2013), Spike Island (2013), Once Upon A Time In Wonderland (2013-2014), Inspector George Gently, Our World War (2014), Once Upon A Time (2014-2015), This Is England '90 (2015), Papillon (2017)
First Movie
This Is England (2006)
TV -
Casualty (2008-2009)

Michael Socha is one of the youngest and most renowned actors from the British film and TV industry. Having played some of the most gritty characters in his numerous movies and TV series Michael Socha is a popular choice as an actor for thriller and socio-political dramas.

Michael Socha’s age is 30 years, as Michael Socha was born on the 13th of December, 1987. Michael Socha was born in Derby, Derbyshire in England. Michael Socha’s height is around 5 ft 6 inches (173 cm) while Michael Socha’s weight is around 62 kg (136 lbs).

Michael Socha’s father was the late Robert Socha while Michael Socha’s mother is Kathleen Lyons. Michael Socha does not have any brothers however Michael Socha’s elder sister is actress Lauren Socha. Although Michael Socha is not married, Michael Socha’s girlfriend is Faye Rae. Michael Socha and Faye Ray have a lovely son, named Elis Michael Socha.

Thanks to his impressive acting talent and increasing demand from movie and TV directors, Michael Socha’s net worth is around INR 28 crores (USD 4 Million).

Despite being a comparative newcomer, Michael Socha is widely recognized for his hard-hitting portrayal of typical British tough guys in the real life. Michael Socha is renowned for his impressive performance in popular cult British movies, including in ‘This Is England’ (2006), ‘Summer’ (2008),  ‘Spike Island’ (2013) and in ‘This Is England ’90’ (2015).

Apart from his impressive performance in movies, Michael Socha is also widely popular for his roles in renowned British TV series and TV movies, including ‘Casualty’ (2008-2009), ‘The Unloved’ (2009), ‘Dive’, ‘This Is England ’86’ (2010), ‘This Is England ’88’ (2011), ‘Being Human’ (2011-2013), ‘Once Upon A Time In Wonderland’ (2013-2014), ‘Inspector George Gently’, ‘Our World War’ (2014), ‘Once Upon A Time’ (2014-2015) and ‘Electric Dreams – Noah’ (2017).

Besides his movie and TV performances, Michael Socha is also a recognized actor in the theater scene, and has appeared in popular stage plays ‘Glamour’ (2009) and ‘This Is Living’ (2016). Apart from these, Michael Socha has also appeared in 4 music videos till date.

Interesting Facts About Michael Socha

  • Michael Socha is a smoker and also drinks alcohol.
  • Michael Socha comes from a troubled home as his father, Robert Socha, was an alcohol addict.
  • Michael Socha is the younger brother of popular actress from ‘Misfits’, Lauren Socha.
  • Michael Socha was a rebel as a child and would often get into trouble with school authorities.
  • Michael Socha was motivated to try for an audition for a play at the age of 12 years, after having been rejected the previous year for a role in a school musical and went on to prove his teachers wrong by winning one of the most vital roles in the play.
  • Michael Socha was reluctant to attend the Central Junior Television Workshop at the age of 14 years. After having failed auditions for admission twice he was finally accepted into the workshop which had a great impact on him.
  • Michael Socha loves drama, history and English literature and has received his GCSEs in these subjects.
  • Michael Socha had to work odd jobs as a struggling actor and worked at a manufacturing plant, at a car wash and even as a bricklayer’s apprentice before finally getting his big break.


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