He was born and raised in Menidi and was the son of a guardian in the vegetable market of Athens. From a young age he started playing bouzouki drifting from the sounds of a nightclub in Athens. It first appeared in popular bronze in 1953 at the "Drosia" center of Dimitris Gikas in Menidi, where Michalis Daskalakis, Takis Binis, Giorgos Lafkas and Gerasimos Klouvatos also appeared.
In 1957 he began his discography with Ger's "I'll Build a Hut". Bucket. He was particularly well-known and recognized with compositions by Ap. Caldara, such as "Don't Wait Any More," "My Sweetheart," "You'll Get A Little Along With Me," "Petradaki-Petradaki" and more. He also collaborated with other important song names, such as Gerasimos Klouvatos, Vassilis Vassiliadis, Akis Panou, etc. At the same time, his high stature, his masculine appearance and his seriousness did not slow him down. , which helped him become one of the most successful nightlife entrepreneurs when he decided in 1964 with his brother Cosmas Calagran to set up a nightclub. He was the creator and owner of the "Fantasia" Center, which became both a symbol of the Athenian night, (a folklore habit of "breaking dishes") and a center for the emergence of young artists such as Doukissa, G. Poulopoulos. Voskopoulos, Yiannis Kalatzis et al. but also to support older artists in their difficult times, such as G. Zambeta et al.
The gentle and courteous Michalis Menidiatis managed despite the intense temptations in the field of nocturnal artistic life to create and maintain a very good family without ever giving rise to unfavorable comments. Wearing, almost always, large dark sunglasses and driving his own car, he regularly visited various small boats in Piraeus, Aigaleo, Faliro, etc. in which she threw some rides at Zimbabwe of Smyrna.
Michalis Menidiatis died at the age of 80 on August 21, 2012, after a long battle with cancer. His son is also the singer, Christos Menidiatis.