Actor Michael Epps is a fan-favourite on the Showtime series The Chi.

Since its premiere in 2018, The Chi has become a staple series on Sunday evenings.

Emmy-award winning star Lena Waithe is the creator of the successful show which follows the lives of a group of residents in South Chicago.

While many fans have got emotionally involved with the main characters, it’s worth noting that the younger cast adds a lot of importance to the series.

One of the young stars on The Chi is Michael Epps. So, here’s everything you need to know about Michael, including age, career and Instagram!

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Michael Epps, The Chi on Showtime, YouTube

The Chi: Meet Michael Epps

Michael portrays the character of Jake Taylor who is Kevin’s (Alex Hibbert) best friend, and the younger brother of Reg Taylor (Barton Fitzpatrick). 

According to his bio on IMDB, the actor was born in Virginia and grew up in Chicago. He knew that he wanted to pursue an acting career from an early age.

Michael landed a role as an extra on the Fox hit series Empire. He also made a guest appearance as Taye on Chicago Fire in 2018.

Moreover, the actor is a budding music star as he released his debut single ‘Drip’ in 2019. A video clip is reportedly set to follow at some point this year.

Michael Epps: Age

Michael’s rumoured age is 15 as he recently said that he is still in high school.

Doing a ‘Q&A’ video on his YouTube channel, he revealed that his birthday is on September 29th which makes him a Libra. He didn’t confirm his birth year, however, we would assume he is between 14 and 16 years old.

In the video, Michael said: “I am Libra. The best sign of all.”

Michael Epps on Instagram

With just 36 posts, Michael is already getting a lot of likes and a stable fan base on Instagram.

You can follow the actor under the handle @officialmichaelepps where he has nearly 67k followers at the time of writing.

Michael often shares pictures from The Chi’s set, as well as snaps with other co-stars.

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