Max Ehrich was born on June 24, 1991, in Marlboro Township, New Jersey, to Bruce Ehrich and Rhonda Ehrich. He made his acting debut in the 2004 film One Easy Job before playing a principal dancer in the 2008 Disney Channel movie High School Musical 3: Senior Year. Later that year, he appeared as the character Randy on two episodes of Ugly Betty.
In 2009, Max starred as Jesse Moretti in the Lifetime movie The Pregnancy Pact. His other TV credits include Shake It Up, iCarly, No Ordinary Family, Parenthood and Under the Dome.
Max joined the CBS soap opera The Young and the Restless in 2012 as Fenmore Baldwin, whom he portrayed until 2015. His performance earned him a Daytime Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series in 2013.
Max also had recurring roles on the Nickelodeon show 100 Things to Do Before High School from 2014 to 2016 and the Lifetime series American Princess in 2019. Max appeared in the Netflix film Walk. Ride. Rodeo later that same year.
Us Weekly confirmed in March 2020 that Max was dating Demi Lovato. He proposed to Lovato in August 2020.