Misha Collins Informative Speech
There are many odd things Misha Collins has done in his life, so I’m going to give you a little bit of history on him, some things about his life when it comes to Supernatural, and his charity. He’s currently 40 years old, being born on August 20th, 1974. Misha was named after his mother’s Russian ex-boyfriend, so, on his birth certificate, his name is Dmitri Tippens Krushnic. At RisingCon, Barcelona in 2010, he was questioned about his name, to which he responded: “My nickname became Misha and I took my mom’s maiden name because Misha Collins flows better than Misha Dmitri Tippens Krushric.” As he started acting, he decided to use his nickname as his stage name. Now, a tad bit of history on Misha. He’s from Greenfield, Massachusetts, has stunning blue eyes, and is best known for his role as Castiel on the TV show Supernatural. Before that, when he was a kid, he grew up with a single mother on welfare and a brother. As a child, there were times when his family would not have been able to celebrate Christmas, if not for his neighbors giving his mother money for presents. During the times that they were homeless, people helped them. All of those acts of kindness impacted him as a child, and are the main reason why he started his charity, Random Acts, but more on that later. When he was in high school, he used to play the saxophone, up until his house burnt down, and he wasn’t able to get another one. Also in high school, he went to a Halloween party dressed in drag. Surprising, he was so pretty that his classmates didn’t recognize him, and started to hit on him. His girlfriend was not pleased. As Misha got older, he interned at the White House for four months during the Clinton Administration in the office of Presidential Personnel. According to Mr. Collins, he stole a few secret service badges and made a mobile out of them. Yes, that’s illegal, but some of the things he’s done have been illegal. One time, he got arrested because he went on top of a bank to read a book because he “Needed better lighting.” Another time he organized a tea party in the middle of a highway with his friends, yet when a cop was sent to stop them and end the tea party, he ended up joining them for tea. In Maine, on October 6th, 2001, he got married to his high school sweet heart, Victoria Vantoch, who is a writer. On September 23rd, 2010, they had their first child. West Anaximander Collins. Him and his father have a cooking show on YouTube called Cooking Fast and Fresh with West. Which is pretty much Misha getting bossed around by his son while they attempt to make food. Madison Marie Collins was born two years and two days after her brother. So, that would be September 25th, 2012. In interviews, he’s informed his fans of many things, so of which are odd. He’s said that once a 300-year-old maple tree fell in his mother’s yard, so he decided to make his girlfriend a bed out of it. He’s slept in an igloo, and according to him that was a very negative experience. He likes to kayak, snowboard, run marathons, and bike. He has spent several months in seclusion in monasteries in Tibet where he learned Tibetan throat singing. He is also a certified lifeguard, EMT and motorcyclist. He worked as a carpenter and woodworker to help pay his way through college, where he got a BA is Social Theory. His job helped some of his future projects, like building a house for his wife, and build almost all the furniture in his house.
A few years ago, he renewed his wedding vows. The interesting thing was that they did it in a supermarket while Mr. Collins was dressed in drag, and was holding a bouquet of vegetables. There are a few things that make Misha interesting. He loves green tea and kale. Has, or at least used to have, two turtles, is six feet tall, and his wife and him made each other personalized wedding rings.
One time he was alone at a restaurant with his son. The owner brought him flowers and wished him a happy...
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