Mike Ruiz is best known for beauty, celebrity and fashion photography & video. His celebrity clientele includes Billy Porter, Priyanka Chopra, Lewis Hamilton, Cardi B, Ruby Rose, Kim Kardashian, Katy Perry, Prince, Taraji P. Henson, Penn Badgley, Lakeith Stanfield, Jim Parsons, Joe Manganiello, Justin Theroux, Kelly Clarkson, Queen Latifah & Betty White amongst others. Mike has directed music videos for artists such as Kelly Rowland, Vanessa Williams, Erika Jayne and RuPaul and made his feature film directorial debut with the uproarious comedy “StarrBooty” starring RuPaul.
Mike has also appeared frequently on America’s and Canada’s Next Top Model, Rupaul’s Drag Race, along with dozens of other television appearances as an expert in his field.
Mike is most proud of his community service having supported such organizations as The Ali Forney Center, GMHC, The Trevor Project, Housing Works, It Gets Better Campaign, Live Out Loud, Project Angel Food, Stand Up For Pits, GLAAD and his numerous contributions to the LGBTQ community. He is also on the honorary board of the "Let There Be Hope" research foundation.