Season eight alumnus of American Idol whose music has been featured on the ABC Family show Jane by Design and the Oxygen reality series Bad Girls Club. In 2016, he started a band called Castro with his brother and sister.
He first appeared in the national spotlight when he appeared on American Idol. His brother Jason Castro appeared on the show the previous season.
He releases weekly videos on his YouTube channel MCasMusic and has independently released a number of albums.
He is originally from Rockwall, Texas. He is the middle child in between Jason and Kandee Johnson.
He has opened for his brother Jason Castro previously. Jason also helped co-write the single "Be Yourself Tonight" for Michael's self-titled debut EP.