Born in Huntington Beach, California. Prior to his career in erotic film, Vegas worked as an EMT, a firefighter, a nurse, and in construction. Vegas was an exclusive model for Hancock Studios for several years and has appeared in explicit hardcore movies for such notable companies as Smash Pictures, Digital Sin, Mile High, Wicked Pictures, and Pure Play Media. In 2011 Vegas was nominated for both an AVN Award for Best Male Newcomer and a XRCO Award for New Stud. In addition, Michael is the founder and CEO of The Soul Thief Photography in West Hollywood, California.