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Michael Corinthos III
Michael was born in 1997 to his mother, Carly. His father is the late A.J.
Quartermaine. For a while, Carly lied that Jason was his father. Sonny and Jason
pretty much raised him as his father and uncle. Edward is his great-grandfather,
and Lila was his great-grandmother. Alan and Monica are his grandparents. He was
raised as a Corinthos, though, not a Quartermaine. Sonny treats him like he's
his own son in every way.
Michael has a younger half-brother, Morgan. Sonny is Morgan's father. He has
a baby sister, Josslyn (Jax is her father). He found out that Dante was
his long-lost brother (Olivia is his mother and Sonny is his father). Luke
is his great-uncle and Bobbie is his grandmother on the other side. Michael also
has a sister, Kristina (Alexis is her mother). Jax was his step-father.
Carly had post-partum depression when she gave birth, so she left town,
leaving Michael with Jason. Carly had also claimed Tony was his father, so Tony
went a little crazy and kidnapped him briefly when he was a baby.
The Quartermaines and Corinthos family spent years fighting over Michael and
who would raise him. Usually, Sonny and Carly won out. Although they always
tried to protect their children from mob violence, Michael was frequently caught
in the middle. He idolized Sonny and wanted to be like him and Jason.
In 2008, after his baby-sitter and his aunt Emily were killed by a serial
killer, Michael bought a gun from some older kids. Sonny lectured him about
never using a gun, so Michael threw the gun away. However, it went off and a
stray bullet hit Sonny's girlfriend, Kate, landing her in the hospital.
Later that year, Michael was shot by accident when Claudia hired a hitman to
take out Sonny. Michael was in a coma for a year after that. Michael was
very disturbed for a while after he woke up and had trouble re-adjusting to
regular life. Although Michael was 12 when he bought the gun, he was 17 when he
awakened from his coma. Michael got into a lot of fights as he tried to deal
Later, Michael rescued Carly and his newborn sister, Josslyn, when they were
threatened by Claudia. He wnet to prison eventually. He was put into prison, so
Jason gets himself sentenced after a while so that he can look after Michael.
However, Michael is then raped by another prisoner. Jason and Michael get out of
prison, but it took a long while for Michael to get over what happened to him.
Abby started dating a stripper named Abby in 2010, and she helped him get
over a lot of his problems. They fell in love. Eventually, she was killed by
Anthony. Michael is still mourning her death.
Michael's family did not want him involved in organized crime, but Michael
kept wanting to prove himself in that way. He briefly worked at ELQ for his
grandfather Edward, but that didn't last all that long. Michael also tried to go
to work for Sonny's rival, Johnny, but Johnny didn't think it was a good idea.
Being the son of a mob boss himself, he knows how hard it is to get out once
you're in. Eventually, Michael figured out that everyone was right and
that he should stay out of the mob life.
Michael is going to college and has helped newcomer Starr get over her grief
at losing her boyfriend and daughter in a terrible car accident. Michael helped
rescue Starr but was unable to rescue the others, so he helped her out of guilt
but also empathy. They were good friends, despite the fact that Starr
blamed Sonny for the accident. However, when Starr tried to shoot Sonny, Michael
talked her out of it and then turned her in for attempted murder.
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