My mentor, Douglas Waudo, loves to say that your origin does not determine your destiny. Michael Bolton can testify to this. Coming from a humble background did not hinder him from doing what he does best and becoming the best version of himself.
He has managed to come out of poverty head high and has skills very few people are fortunate enough to have; songwriter and singer. To add on that, Bolton is also an actor and director. He has been so successful in his music career and has sold over 53 albums.
Well, how well do you know about Michael Bolton? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Michael Bolton’s net worth in 2021, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Michael Bolton to date.
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Biography and Early Life
Michael Bolton, commonly known as Michael Bolton was born in New Haven, Connecticut, the USA on 26th February 1953. This happened to be his birthplace after his parents George Bolotin and Helen Bolotin emigrated from Europe and England during the world wars. Michael is the youngest and has two more siblings, Sandra and Orin. His family was not well off and so, his siblings had to struggle their way through. His parents got a divorce when Michael was very young, and at the age of 13, Michael lost his father.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Michael Bolton in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, Michael Bolton’s age is 68 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 26 February 1953. Though, he is 5′8″ in feet and inches and 175 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 165 lbs in Pound and 75kg in Kilograms.
Michael’s desire to go into music began at a very early age. At the age of 7, Michael had learnt to play the saxophone and by 11, he knew how to play the guitar. At 12, he had already started writing his own songs. He formed a group called ‘The Nomads’ when he was 14 and it became so popular in his hometown, New Haven. They got signed by Epic records to a single contract. With his parents divorcing and his father dying, life became a little hell for Michael. He dropped out of school when he was 16 and began to pursue music full-time.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
Michael’s personal relationships have been quite a mystery. One would even mention that what he goes through in his personal life is greatly attributed to what happened to his family when he was a small boy. Michael married Maureen McGuire just when his musical career kicked off in 1975. Together, they had three daughters, Issa, Taryn, and Holly.
The couple later divorced in the year 1990. In 1992, he tried his chances again with Nicollette Sheridan. They however broke up in 1995 but later on reunited in 2005. The relationship seemed to work out well and they got engaged in 2006. Unfortunately, the two did not last together for long because in August 2008, they broke off their engagement.
Michael had also been in a relationship with Teri Hatcher but it still did not work out. In 2013, Michael published an autobiography, The Soul of It All: My Music, My Life. Since then, Michael hasn’t mentioned to be dating anyone.
Is Michael Bolton Gay?
Michael Bolton is a straight guy. Although he and his wife are divorced, he dated Nicollette Sheridan from 1992, got engaged but later in 2008, they broke off the engagement. He had also dated Teri Hatcher. Michael has not shown any interest in men and that clearly tells that he is not gay.
Michael’s dream career began in 1975, although not very successfully. You do not always begin on the high end. However, later in life, he became one of the most celebrated and successful musicians. His very first album was self-titled, ‘Michael Bolton,’ his original family name, and was released under RCA Records. His early musical career focused on hard rock.
From then, he sold many albums and his eighth album, ‘Timeless’, which he released in 1992 became extremely successful and was number one on the music charts. From then, all the albums he released were a hit across the globe and sold in millions of copies. In 1997 however, his album ‘All that matters’ was a failure. It did not have much impact.
He however came back strong in 2002 with a banger album, ‘Only a Woman Like You.’ One of his biggest and best-selling projects all over the world was ‘How am I Supposed to Live Without You’ and ‘Time, Love and Tenderness.’ In USA alone, the latter sold 8 million copies and across the world did 16 million copies. This is one of his most successful works up to date.
Michael has won several awards in his music career. Among them is the Grammy Award which he won in 1990. He was awarded as the best pop vocal performance male for the song ‘How am I Supposed To Live Without You.’ He also received a Grammy in 1991 for best pop vocal performance male for the song ‘Georgia On My Mind.’
In 1992, he also received the Grammy for best pop vocal performance male for ‘When A Man Loves A Woman.’ Michael has also won a few awards for songwriting and has won a Star on the legendary Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Michael Bolton in 2021
As of 2021, Michael’s Net worth is estimated at $90 million. He has earned this on his own after being in music for many years. He has 18 albums and 35 singles, all credited to himself and has sold millions of copies.
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
- Michael has a charity organization called ‘Місhаеl Воltоn Сhаrіtіеѕ’ which is aimed at helping needy children and women. He also supports other charity organizations. The man has a heart of gold.
- Michael has written a children’s book, ‘Secret of The Lost Kingdom’
Michael Bolton is one guy who teaches a million lessons. The most important is to never let your history determine your future. All we need is passion and consistency. The man has struggled in his childhood but has eventually made it in life. What I love the most about him is, he helps those who are in need. That is a wise way of spending his millions. He will leave a great legacy.
Facts of Michael Bolton
- Gender Male
- full nameMichael Bolton
- birthplaceNew Haven, Connecticut, United States
- Date of Birth February 26, 1953
- Age 69 years 2 months
- Horoscope Pisces
- Lucky Number 10
- Lucky Stone Aquamarine
- Lucky Color Sea Green
- Best Match for Marriage Cancer, Scorpio
- net worth$90 million
- professionSinger, Songwriter, actor, director
- weightIn Kilograms – 75 Kg, In Pounds – 165 lbs
- heightIn Centimetres – 175 cm, In Feet and Inches – 5′8″
- hair colorRegular blonde
- eye colorblue
- high schoolN/A