Michael Barbour (The Bachelorette) Bio, Age, Parents, Ethnicity, Height, Job, Net worth

Michael Barbour Biography

Michael Anthony Barbour is a yacht captain and a reality TV star from Chicago, Illinois. He is widely known for competing for the heart of Charity Lawson in “The Bachelorette” season 20 on ABC. Barbour is a native of Chicago, Illinois, and works for his uncle’s boating company, Meridian Private Yachts as a Yacht Captain.

Michael Barbour Age | Birthday

Born on March 23, 1994, Barbour is 29 years old as of 2023. He celebrates his birthday on the 23rd of March each year.

Michael Barbour Parents

Barbour was born in South Holland, Illinois to his parents; mother and father. He has not revealed much information about his parents. Barbour revealed that he grew up as an only child and was very close to his grandfather, who he still spends time with in the off season. Moreover, Barbour has an uncle named Cliff Bishop, who he is also very close with. Michael’s uncle, Cliff Bishop is the owner of Meridian Private Yachts and his mentor.

Michael Barbour
Michael Barbour

Michael Barbour  Ethnicity

Barbour is an American citizen and is of African American ethnicity.

Michael Barbour Height

Barbour stands at a height measurement of of 5 feet 10 inches (approximately).

Michael Barbour Girlfriend

Barbour  is currently single (as of June 2023). He is single and was looking for love on “The Bachelorette” season 20 starring Charity Lawson, a 27-year-old child and family therapist. Barbour “considers himself a romantic who puts time into the “little things,” often showering his partner with sentimental gifts.” ‘He believes if a woman feels safe and taken care of, the energy will be reciprocated tenfold.’

Michael Barbour Job

Barbour works as a yacht captain at Meridian Private Yachts, a boating company that offers services around Chicago. He is responsible for ensuring the safety and comfort of his passengers, as well as creating unforgettable memories for them. Meridian Private Yachts is a family-run business owned by his uncle, Cliff Bishop. Besides, Barbour participated in an event called Black Yacht Weekend, which aims to promote inclusivity and diversity in the boating lifestyle.

Michael Barbour The Bachelorette

Michael Barbour is one of the 25 contestants vying for the love of Charity Lawson, a 27-year-old child and family therapist from Columbus, Georgia in “The Bachelorette” season 20 in 2023. He is a yacht captain from Chicago, IL.

“The Bachelorette” season 20 premiered on June 26, 2023, at 9 pm ET on ABC.  Barbour was lucky enough to receive a rose from Charity in the first week of the dating reality show.

Catch new episodes of “The Bachelorette” season 20 on Mondays, at 9 pm on ABC.

The Bachelorette Season 20 Contestants

The other ABC’s “The Bachelorette” season 20 contestants include:

Michael Barbour Net Worth

Barbour has an estimated net worth of $400K-$1 million. He works as a yacht captain for Meridian Private Yachts, a boating company. The average annual salary for a Yacht Captain in the US is $53,474 as of June 2023, according to ZipRecruiter.


Michael is active on Instagram. His Instagram handle is @michael.a.barbour, with over 3,000 followers as of June 2023.