Notable as both a Painter and an actor, Turchin produced numerous pop art-style portraits and appeared in independent films such as White Dwarf and First Period. He is perhaps most famous, however, for his marriage to NSYNC singer Lance Bass.
After earning a bachelor's degree from Georgetown University, he trained at Los Angeles' Stella Adler Studio of Acting.
His 2014 marriage ceremony was documented in an E! special titled Lance Loves Michael: The Lance Bass Wedding.
He grew up in Miami Beach, Florida, as the child of Bobby and Stephanie Turchin.
He and Brock Kelly were both in the cast of the 2014 film White Dwarf.