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Misha Collins Biography

Birth Name:
Misha Dmitri Tippens Krushnic
Birth Place:
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Actor, producer

Fast Facts

  • Worked as a carpenter to pay his college tuition
  • Took a year off from college, during which he spent time at a Tibetan monastery
  • Planned on a career in politics before switching to acting
  • Interned at the White House during the Clinton administration
  • Founded a software company after college
  • Worked as a producer and copywriter for the NPR program Weekly Edition
  • Enjoys outdoor activities, including biking, kayaking, hiking and snowboarding
  • Lives in a house he designed and built himself
  • Is a published poet


  • 2015People's Choice Awards-Favorite Sci-Fi/Fantasy TV Actor: winner
  • 2014People's Choice Awards-Favorite TV Bromance: winner


  • Sasha Krushnic -- Brother
  • Maison Marie Collins -- Daughter
  • ReBekka Tippens -- Mother
  • West Anaximander Collins -- Son
  • Victoria Vantoch -- Wife