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Michael Sanchez
General Information
Gender: Male
Resides in: Bushwick, Brooklyn, New York (formerly)
New York City, New York
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Brown
Occupation(s): Chef
Cooking School Student
Aliases: Dora
Michelle (both by Cookie)
Family and Friends
Relationships: Jamal Lyon (ex-boyfriend)
Enemies: Lucious Lyon (formerly)
Additional Information
Empire Chronology
First Appearance: Pilot
Last Appearance: Light in the darkness
Portrayer: Rafael de La Fuente

Michael Sanchez is a recurring character on Empire. He was Jamal's boyfriend until Our Dancing Days where they broke up after Michael moving out stating that Jamal doesn't have space in his life for him because of his career and Lola. In season two the two seem to have reconnected and Jamal says that Michael is the one he truly loves but later on they broke up again after Michael was caught cheating on Jamal.

Michael first appeared in Pilot.

He is portrayed by actor Rafael de La Fuente.



Jamal Lyon