1. Adam Day, 5SOS’ music teacher, previously revealed that Michael Clifford showed so much ambition from his early start. “Michael always said to me. ‘I’m going to be a superstar one day,’” he told Rolling Stone mag.
2. One of his favourite bars is The Nice Guy in Los Angeles
3. A few of Michael’s celeb friends are Nick Jonas and Jessica Origliasso of The Veronicas.
4. Unlike bandmate Ashton Irwin, Michael Clifford likes to write darker songs like “Jet Black Heart.”
5. In fact, Ash said that Michael hated the hook in their first big single, “She Looks So Perfect.”
6. For his 20th birthday party, he borrowed a house in Beverly Hills and was kicked out of the crib in the early morning hours. Will he be able to top that this year?
7. Michael has a dog named Federer, but he only sees him a few times a year when he goes back to his parents’ home in Australia.
8. Michael suffers from a mild depression, but is all about focusing on things that make him happy.
9. With that said, he feels a bit like an advocate for mental health.
10. Despite meeting his bandmates at a Christian private school in Sydney, he doesn't attend church anymore.
11. Michael used to listen to Prince as a child, thanks to his dad.
12. He once got into a fight with James Corden during the filming of the host’s late night show. Apparently, the band kept stepping on the comedian’s lines, which caused the host to lash out on the guitarist.
13. According to Michael, his grandma sends him the worst Christmas presents every year. “My grandma buys a lot of gifts, but gets me the same shampoo every year. I don't like it. Enough with the Black Suede. I'm done with it,” he joked.
14. He's actually lost some hearing in his right ear because of screaming fans.
15. Michael first started playing guitar because he was absolutely obsessed with “Guitar Hero”.
16. He has reportedly said that he’s open to dating fans.
17. Michael’s a big fan of patterned underwear. We imagine he looks perfect standing there…
18. He’s eagerly looking forward to the release of “Final Fantasy XV”. Clearly, Michael’s a huge fan of the video game series-he even has a ‘Final Fantasy” tattoo.
19. Even with over 7.4 million followers on Twitter, Michael admitted that he isn’t the best at using the social platform.
20. Just like the rest of us, he lives for the Netflix’s “Stranger Things”.
21. Over the summer, as part of their Sounds Live Feels Live world tour, Michael and the rest of 5SOS sold out Madison Square Garden in New York City.