- Date of Birth:
- November 20, 1995
Michael Clifford (born Michael Gordon Clifford on Nov. 20, 1995 in Australia) is a vocalist and guitarist for punk/pop band 5 Seconds of Summer. He attended Norwest Christian College with his other 5SOS band members, Calum Hood and Luke Hemmings. They started posting videos of themselves covering popular songs on YouTube. In Dec. 2011 they added drummer Ashton Irwin and Michael dropped out of school to pursue the band, as major music labels and publishers became interested in them. They sang as an opening act for the “Take Me Home” tour for One Direction and began growing their fanbase, before being officially signed to Capital Records. Their debut album came out in June 2014, and they once again joined One Direction for their “Where We Are” tour. 5SOS announced their own headlining tour, “Rock Out With Your Socks Out,” which kicked off in May 2015.
Best Known For:
Michael is best known for being the vocalist and guitarist for 5 Seconds of Summer.
Michael was romantically linked to Geordie Gray who he’s reportedly still friends with. He also dated actress Abigail Breslin, who wrote a breakup song about him called “You Suck.” His celebrity crush is reportedly Fifth Harmony‘s Camila Cabello. Michael is also known for his trademark dyed hair.