Michael Lofthouse Wiki (Solid8 CEO) Age, Wife, Girlfriend, Biography & More


Michael Lofthouse (born in 1983) is a British Entrepreneur, Founder, Chief Executive Officer, and Controversial Personality based in San Francisco, California. He is currently serving as the CEO of Solid8 (Information Technology and Services).

On July 04, 2020, he became national news after making racist remarks on an Asian family. The incident took place at the Bernardus Lodge hotel in Carmel Valley, California and someone recorded the event on their phone.

Furthermore, Jordan Chan’s family was celebrating her aunt Mari Orosa’s birthday at Bernardus Lodge and Spa’s Lucia restaurant. Mari’s husband Raymond Orosa who works as a sales representative for a Mercedes car dealership in California was also present there.

After the video went viral on the internet, Ramy Inocencio (CBS News Journalist and Correspondent) identified Lofthouse in the video.

The clip where the Orosa family became a subject Michael’s racist abuse was initially posted by an Instagram user named Jordanlizchan. She was there on the occasion of her aunt’s birthday when the tech CEO started venting on the family.

Later, Kelly Clarkson (singer and The Voice judge) shared the video on her Twitter account and the clip went viral on July 07, 2020.



Profile Summary

Real Full Birth Name Michael Lofthouse.
Nick name Michael.
Profession Entrepreneur, Founder, and Chief Executive Officer.
In the News for made racist remarks on an Asian Family on July 04, 2020.
Age (As of 2020) 37 years old.
Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday 1983.
Birthplace/Hometown England, The United Kingdom.
Hometown Northumberland, England.
Nationality British.
Sexuality (Gay or Lesbian) Straight.
Gender Male.
Ethnicity White.
Religion Christianity.
House In San Francisco, California, USA.
Social Media Account Stats Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mlofty8/
Twitter: has been suspended after the controversy.
Snapchat: —
Earning Sources Founder and CEO of Solid8.
Net worth (approx.) $600K – $700K US dollars (As of 2020).
Physical Statistics
Height Feet & Inches: 5′ 11″.
Centimeters: 180 cm.
Meters: 1.8 m.
Weight Kilograms: 75 Kg.
Pounds: 165 lbs.
Biceps Size 14.
Body Measurements (Chest-waist-hips) 42-30-36.
Shoe Size (UK) 9.
Eye Color Blue.
Hair Color Brown.
Parents Father: Chris Lofthouse.
Mother: Linda Lofthouse.
Siblings Brother: Richard Lofthouse.
Other Relatives Sister-in-law: Susanna.
Last Modified July 09, 2020 (©️ Copyright – www.dreshare.com)
Personal Life Relationship
Marital Status Unmarried.
Dating History? Name not known.
Girlfriend will update.
Wife/Spouse Name None.
Food Habits Non-Vegetarian.
Smoke/Drink? Yes.
Highest Qualification Graduate.
School Private High School.
Alma Mater. Newcastle Business School.
Hobbies & Favorite Things
Favorite Celebrities Actor: Jake Gyllenhaal.
Actress: Selena Gomez.
Dream Holiday Destination Italy.
Favorite Color Blue.
Love to do Traveling, Playing Video Games, and Playing Sports.
Favorite Food Continental Cuisine.
Shows Game of Thrones and Ozark.


Early Life, Parents & Education

The controversial personality was born in 1983 in England, The United Kingdom. Michael Lofthouse’s age is 37 years old, as of 2020. The details about his birthday and birthplace are not available on the internet as he deactivated all of his accounts from the social media after the controversial incident.

His father “Chris Lofthouse” is one of the well-respected citizens of England, the United Kingdom who ashamed for what his boy did with the poor Asian kin. He successfully owns and operates a property company.

Michael’s mother “Linda Lofthouse” gave an interview to the Daily Mail[1]Daily Mail where she told that her son’s actions were totally disgusting. She also revealed that he has an alcohol addiction and dealing with the problem for several years.

Moreover, she also insisted on the fact that her family is not racist. Linda currently resides in Northumberland, England. The CEO has an elder brother “Richard Lofthouse” who is married to his wife Susanna who herself is half-Asian. As per the reports, Michael’s sibling and his sister-in-law insisted him to apologize to the family.


Education & Career

After completing his high school education from a private school in Northumberland, Michael Lofthouse graduated with a Bachelors’s degree from Newcastle Business School in 2005. It is affiliated to Northumbria University.

The 37-years-old entrepreneur later moved to New York, in order to start his own venture in 2010. Solid8 provides online security and industry-leading cloud storage for various IT companies.

According to their LinkedIn page, he has ten employees as of July 2020. He also helped his dad in his property business along with his brother for many years now. Michael also worked for various tech giants while living in England including Hewlett-Packard and IBM.

After moving to the United States, he started his career after working for Appdynamics. Later, he also served at the Inkling and BMC Software as a salesperson. Lofthouse launched Solid8 back in 2017 based in the Bay Area.


Some Lesser Known Facts about Michael Lofthouse

  • In the video, Chan asked him to repeat what he just said to them. Michael who was sitting alone said, “Trump gonna f*** you”. He also told the family that they are Asian and they piece of sh*t.
  • The server who heard his words asked him to leave their restaurant and also told him that Chan and her family are their valuable guests.
  • The Bernardus Lodge hotel released a statement where they said they feel extremely sorry for the family and thanked their staff at Lucia in keeping the hotel’s core value.
  • They also revealed that Michael was there having dinner and he was not a resident of the hotel.
  • On the other hand, Lofthouse also released an apology and said that his behavior horrifying. He lost his control and made harmful and divisive remarks.
  • In addition, he deeply apologized to the Chan family. He is now taking time to ponder on his activities and work to better recognize the inequality.
  • Raymond Orosa claimed that he thinks that Michael just saying sorry because he was caught in a video but in reality, he actually means what he said to them.
  • His actions also trigger other racists to come on the Mari on social media and she received a lot of inappropriate messages there.
  • One of the users named Ahmed Omer told her that they are trash human being and deserves every bad thing that happens to you.
  • According to his mom, he has an alcohol problem and people are not understanding. She also urged people that they are not racist.
  • She tried to help him with his sickness but failed miserably. Linda also revealed that they can’t keep him in her house in England as he is a loose cannon.
  • Moreover, his twitter page has been suspended by the authorities due to a violation of their rules.
  • This is not the first time that he got involved in a very bad situation. Earlier, in July 2016, Michael Lofthouse was found guilty of vandalism.
  • In addition, the tech CEO also served in prison for two days and 80 hours of community service.
  • Someone also placed a restraining order on him.
  • He even faced domestic battery charges and destructed the telephone lines. Later, the charges were lifted from him.


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