Mike Faist is an American actor and singer. He made his breakthrough after he starred as Connor Murphy in the Broadway musical Dear Evan Hansen. For his performance, he earned a Tony Award nomination. Prior to his success on Broadway, Faist made his acting debut in the 2012 film The Unspeakable Act. He next appeared with small roles in the movies Touched with Fire and The Grief of Others.
At the same time, he made one-time appearances in such television shows as Eye Candy, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, and Deception. In 2018, he appeared in the movie Wildling. More recently, Faist starred as Dodge Mason in the Amazon Prime Video series, Panic. He also stars as Riff in Steven Spielberg’s remake of West Side Story, which marks his first major movie role.
While he has already built a career on the stage, giving him substantial earnings and a net worth of nearly a million, his addition to the main cast of West Side Story is most likely to increase his net worth.