Michelle Marie LaRue was born in

Chicago, Illinois, and discovered her passion for

acting at a young age. Michelle did her first commercial at the age of nine and continued to work in commercials and professional theater until she was twelve, when her family moved to Scottsdale, Arizona. During her high school years, Michelle studied acting with a private coach, took singing and dancing lessons, and began modeling. Michelle spent four incredible years studying Broadcast Journalism at the University of Southern California. She also took commercial and film acting classes at USC and cheered for the Trojan football and basketball teams as a USC Song Girl. Now, Michelle is a working actress in Los Angeles.