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Mike Faist – Age, Height, Birthdate, Bio, Family, Girlfriends, Net worth and More

  • Birth: Michael David Faist was born on January 5, 1992, in Gahanna, Ohio. He was adopted by Julia and Kurt Faist.
  • Passion for Performing Arts: Faist developed a passion for the performing arts at a young age, inspired by legends like Gene Kelly and Fred Astaire.
  • Education: He attended the American Musical and Dramatic Academy to pursue his passion further.
Mike Faist - Age, Height, Birthdate, Bio, Family, Girlfriends, Net worth and More


  • Debut: Faist embarked on his acting career in 2011, debuting as Morris Delancey in Disney’s Newsies.
  • Breakthrough: He gained recognition for originating the role of Connor Murphy in the Broadway musical Dear Evan Hansen (2015–2018), earning a Tony Award nomination for Best Featured Actor in a Musical.
  • Notable Roles: Faist starred in the series Panic (2021) and portrayed Riff in Steven Spielberg’s West Side Story (2021). He also played Jack Twist in a West End production of Brokeback Mountain (2023) and co-starred in the romantic sports film Challengers (2024).

Personal Life

  • Reconnection: At 17, Faist reconnected with his birth mother and her family, who are pilots by profession. He later obtained his pilot’s license.
  • Hobbies: Faist enjoys acting, reading, and singing. He loves traveling, with London being his favorite destination. His favorite color is brown, and he cherishes spending time in nature with his dogs.
  • Favorites: Some of his favorite books include Slaughterhouse-Five and Wind, Sand, and Stars.


  • Past Relationship: Faist was previously in a relationship with professional dancer Alexis Tilly Evans-Krueger. His current relationship status is undisclosed.
mike faist and his girlfriend alexis
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Net Worth

  • Estimates: Faist’s net worth is estimated to be around $5 million as of 2023, though some sources suggest it to be approximately $2 million in 2021.

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