Michelle Marie is an established TV Host, Entertainment Correspondent and Producer who has made her mark in the world of celebrity culture. With thousands of interviews under her belt, she has quickly emerged as a familiar face and name in the world of entertainment and sports. Michelle’s versatility, quick wit, and warm personality naturally captivate a wide audience. She has developed a strong following, and her work continues to receive millions of views.
In early 2013 Michelle was named anchor of The Associated Press’ Global Live Red Carpet Show, where she covered major awards shows such as The Oscars and Grammy Awards. Soon thereafter, she was tapped as the official host for The Billboard Music Awards Blue Carpet and Backstage Livestream. Michelle is also a host and correspondent for top online destinations and major brands including: E! News Now, Yahoo! Sports, VEVO, Celebuzz (SpinMedia), Xbox (Microsoft), and more. Kicking off 2011 with a bang, Michelle was ABC’s official digital host for the iconic show, “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest” where she interviewed performers like Willow Smith, Drake, Avril Lavigne, and Train. A few months prior, Michelle co-hosted the American Music Awards Live Red Carpet Pre-Show for Dick Clark Productions, streaming worldwide. At the AMA’s, she also represented VEVO as a music expert and served as the official backstage correspondent for the show.
Since 2007, Michelle has interviewed countless celebrities including: George Clooney, Nicole Kidman, Ben Affleck, Justin Bieber, Jessica Alba, Taylor Swift, Quincy Jones, Heidi Klum, Miley Cyrus, Rihanna and more. She has traveled all over the country for various outlets, covering major events such as The Oscars, Grammys, ESPYs, Golden Globes, Emmys, CMAs, Sundance, Super Bowl, X-Games, and more. Michelle’s work has aired on several TV shows such as: “Entertainment Tonight,” “Extra,” “The Daily 10,” “Chelsea Lately,” and FOX’s “Good Day LA.”
Michelle has also interviewed a wide range of athletes including: LeBron James, Tim Tebow, Aaron Rogers, Michael Phelps, Josh Hamilton, Serena Williams, and Shaun White. She made headlines as a correspondent for Yahoo! Sports, where she secured an exclusive interview with Carmelo Anthony moments before his trade to the NY Knicks. Michelle most recently covered MLB Spring Training Camp for Franklin Sports, where she hosted and produced interviews with the top players in the majors. In 2011, LeBron James’ production company hired Michelle as their official red carpet host and live emcee for the premiere of his animated series, “The LeBrons.” Michelle was Nike’s live host for their “Los Fearless Tournament” and “Fight Night at the Montalban.” In addition to Yahoo! Sports, Michelle is also a correspondent for Xbox and VIBE at their sports lifestyle and celebrity-driven events.
Highly skilled behind the scenes, Michelle has produced and talent produced hundreds of interviews with celebrities and athletes resulting in millions of impressions. With her strong Marketing/PR background, she also creates and produces branded entertainment content for major advertisers and corporations.
For 3 1⁄2 years, Michelle was a Host and Producer for Young Hollywood, where she became an instrumental part of the brands growth. Wearing multiple hats at the company, Michelle performed various duties such as booking talent interviews, writing, producing, creating and developing show concepts, marketing segments, overseeing editors through final stages of post-production, in addition to being their on-air talent. Her interviews were regularly featured on TV Guide Online, Y! Sports, People.com, and Yahoo! OMG. As the talent producer at Young Hollywood, Michelle always had an eye on rising talent. As a result, she became the first on-camera host to interview Lady Gaga and Cory Monteith (Glee) before they broke out, and had a major hand in producing some of their first segments to air.
Through the years, Michelle has developed a personal rapport with talent. Her genuine interest and authenticity always shines through in her interviews, allowing them to easily drop their guard and share their stories with her. Prior to Young Hollywood, Michelle was the host of “Street Tuner Challenge” on FOX’s SPEED Channel. She also traveled across the nation as a live host and spokesperson, representing major corporations in the automotive, electronics, gaming and music industries.
Michelle holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications and is a Southern California native. Growing up, she trained in piano and violin, and developed a strong affinity for music and entertainment. For 15 years, Michelle excelled in dance, with an emphasis in Jazz, Hip-Hop, and Ballet. A former professional dancer, her passion has always been performing and being in the spotlight.
With Spanish, Filipino, Italian and Hawaiian roots, Michelle’s unique and exotic look has always turned heads, and sparked curiosity. Along with her diverse appeal, Michelle’s ambition and strong work ethic sets her apart from the rest.
Michelle Marie currently resides in Los Angeles.