Michael was born on May 31, 1962. He is the oldest child of Alejandro Santiago and Isabel Santiago in Acapulco, Mexico. In 1970, he and his family immigrated to the United States. He studied in Oxford University in the UK from 1980-1984. He started working for his father's company, and took over in 2005.
Marriage and children
Michael married Sofia Suarez, a middle class woman who emigrated from Mexico in 1980. They have three children:
Michael Louis Martinez Santiago Jr. (born April 22, 1992)
Paul Suarez Santiago (born August 13, 1994)
Valentina Sofia Santiago (born October 17, 1999)
Michael is shown to be a humble individual. He drives a 1998 Honda Civic, and only spends money on anything that he needs in contrast to his youngest brother, Robert. He is shown to be very caring towards his family.
Michael is a Latin American male with tan skin. He has black hair that is parted in the middle and combed opposite sides. He wears a black suit with a red and white striped tie and wears grey dress shoes.