Michael Corbett (actor)

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Michael Corbett
Born Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Michael Corbett is a two time Emmy Winning American actor, television correspondent, Broadway actor, host of NBC's Extra's Mansions and Millionaires. He is perhaps best known for his work starring in 3 daytime soap operas. Also a successful TV Producer - Currently Executive Producer of Hollywood Medium with Tyler Henry for E! Network

Acting career[edit]

Two Time Emmy Winner Corbett began his career on Broadway. Just 2 weeks out of college at the Boston Conservatory of Music, Michael landed a role in the Broadway Musical Nefertiti starring Andrea Marcoucci. Directed by Jack O'Brian. He then went on to play Kenicki in Grease, and the Broadway Production of Come Back Little Sheba starring Shirley Knight and Philip Bosco. He also starred Off-Broadway with Liz Callaway and Karen Mason in The Matinee Kids

While on Broadway, Corbett was cast as Michael Pavel Jr. on Ryan's Hope,[1] by a casting director who had seen him in a play. He would play Michael Pavel Jr. for 177 episodes over three years, from 1979-1981.

He played Warren Carter on Search for Tomorrow from 1982 to 1985, and he later portrayed secretary-turned-murderer David Kimble on The Young and the Restless from 1986 to 1991. He currently hosts segments for the entertainment television show Extra. He also played Logan's father, Malcolm Reese, on Zoey 101.

Corbett has also guest starred on numerous television series including The King of Queens, Star Trek: The Next Generation (playing Dr. Rabal) and Zoey 101, as Logan’s father.


Michael Is currently a correspondent/ Host on the #1 rated NBC National Entertainment News Program EXTRA! and is the Host and Senior Producer of NBC's EXTRA's Mansions and Millionaires. Michael also currently stars in the Emmy winning digital drama Venice the Series.

As a producer, Michael is also the Executive Producer of E!'s hit Reality TV Series: Hollywood Medium with Tyler Henry. He also created and executive produced Mansion Hunters for the Reelz channel.

Business career[edit]

Michael Corbett is the Real Estate and Lifestyle correspondent of NBC’s nationally syndicated news magazine Extra. Utilizing his background in real estate, home, and lifestyle, Corbett also hosts and produces NBC’s Extra’s Mansions & Millionaires!, Extra’s weekend show.

An author, Corbett shares his real estate expertise through his three best selling books, Before You Buy: The Homebuyer’s Handbook for Today’s Market!, Find It, Fix it, Flip It! Make Millions in Real Estate—One House at a Time and Ready, Set, Sold!,The Insider Secrets to Sell Your House Fast—for Top Dollar!. In these books, he shares the strategies, tips, and techniques.

His years of experience in buying, renovating, and selling homes have made him a sought-after real estate investor and expert. Corbett is now the very popular resident real estate expert for three other major television shows – ABC’s The View, Good Day LA and the Australian version of Today (Australian TV program)|The Today Show.

Corbett also regularly appears on CNN, the Discovery Channel, ABC News, Fox News, the Fine Living Network, The Tyra Banks Show, CBS News and had a long feature run on Larry King Live. He has been featured in People magazine, Newsweek, Robb Report, The Los Angeles Times, and The New York Times. He also hosted and lectured on the Real Estate & Wealth Expo’s twelve-city national tour, sharing the stage with Donald Trump, Tony Robbins, Robert Kiyosaki, and Dr. Alan Greenspan to crowds of five to ten thousand people.

Personal life[edit]

Corbett was a resident of Collingswood, New Jersey, and the first house he bought was next door to his grandmother's home there.[2]


  1. ^ Corbett, Michael (2006). Find It, Fix It, Flip It!: Make Millions in Real Estate--One House at a Time. Plume. ISBN 0-452-28669-7. 
  2. ^ Braun, Jenifer D. "Sell That House: Tips from a flipper", The Star-Ledger, May 23, 2008. Accessed March 10, 2011. "Jersey boy Michael Corbett has bought and sold 36 houses, starting when he was only 19 years old and at a loss for what to do with his first big paycheck from an acting gig, a stint on soap opera 'Ryan's Hope.' (His first house was a fixer-upper right next door to his grandma in his native Collingswood.)"

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