Michael Fassbender rocketed to fame after starring in "300" alongside Gerard Butler back in 2006. Since then, he's become one of the most-liked guys in the business and has even earned himself an Oscar nomination for his role in "12 Years a Slave." And now it's looking like he may have another nom up his sleeve thanks to his critically acclaimed performance in "Steve Jobs."

From his sassy nickname to the crazy diet he went on, here are nine things you might not know about Michael Fassbender.

[Sources: IMDB, Celebuzz, USA Today]