Mike Shinoda

Michael Kenji Shinoda, popularly known as Mike Shinoda, is an American musician, songwriter, record producer, graphic designer, and famous rapper. The world-famous band Linkin Park has been co co-founded by this musician in 1996, and also he is the rhythm guitarist, keyboardist, producer, and songwriter, as well as the lead singer of this band, all at the same time. Later in 2004, he joined another side project called Fort Minor and served as a producer and director of numerous albums and tracks successfully.

Well, how well do you know about Mike Shinoda? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Mike Shinoda’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 Mike Shinoda to date.

Biography and early life

This famous singer was born in Panorama City, California, on 11 February 1977 in the family of a Nisei who is of third-generation Japanese-American origin. The name of his parents is still unknown though it can be said these people left a considerable mark in growing up and forming the career of their sons in the music industry of this country effectively.

His mother started influencing her son to learn classical piano though a year later, Shinoda was confirmed about his future and turned into jazz and hip hop music. From his early period of high school, he had started to compose various tracks of the guitar and tried to add rap vocals to his list effectively.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Mike Shinoda in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, Mike Shinoda’s age is 44 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 11 February 1977. Though, he is 5′ 11″ in feet and inches and 180cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 172 lbs in Pound and 78kg in Kilograms.


Shinoda got admitted to Agoura High School for his primary education with the bandmates of Linkin Park, Brad Delson, and Rob Bourdon. From this time, this trio was trying to do something big in the sun industry though it could not form in the initial stages. From their high school level, they formed the band Xero which was not the ultimate result of their dreams.

So they started pursuing their dream differently by enrolling in different streams of music. After completing his graduation from this high school, he got admitted to the Art Center College of Design of Pasadena to learn graphic design and illustration effectively.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Mike is a third-generation Japanese American called sansei, as his grandfather’s family had to move to a Japanese American internment camp in the time of world war to save their lives. In the year 2003, he got married to the author Anna Hillinger and this happy couple has two children with whom they live their lives happily. Very little information can be got about the personal life of this celebrity from any reliable source. No controversies regarding his love life have emerged in any source of this celeb to date.

Is Michael Shinoda Gay?

No, this famous and world popular musician and songwriter is not gay as he has married the author Anna Hillinger in the year 2003. Both of these couples are living happily with their two children.

Professional Career

He is not only in singing and as the lead singer of his husband but also intensely active in the band’s technical issues and progressions effectively. The release of the album Minutes to Midnight has given them immense support and popularity among their fans from different regions of the world. Various songs of this anger got huge applause from both of the critics and his audiences, such as “In Between” and the B-side song, rapping and singing in the songs “Bleed It Out,” “No Roads Left,” and “Hands Held High.”

A Thousand Suns is another album that gave them top-rated priority among all bands effectively. His singles such as “Waiting for the End,” “Burning in the Skies,” “Iridescent,” “Robot Boy,” “Blackout,” and “The Catalyst” has made him different from all of his band members in his audience accordingly.


  • In 2006, he got the Grammy Award for “best rap/song collaboration.”
  • 2006 MTV Video Music Award in 2006.
  • Endowed Scholarship again in the same year.
  • Japanese American National Museum’s Award of Excellence in 2006.
  • Visionary award East West Players in 2010.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Mike Shinoda in 2021

The net worth of this world-renowned musician in current date 2021 is $70 million from his shows and producing and various awards given to him tote band for their excellence.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • During studying graphic design, he was suffering from an identity crisis severely.
  • At a specific time, he got the threat of being sacked from his band, which he co-founded.
  • He got #72 rank among the “Top 100 Metal Vocalists All Over The World.”

It can be concluded by saying that though he doesn’t want to disclose his parents’ names, they have a strong influence on the career of this successful musician accordingly. His every cartoon and production of music can be proven as a masterpiece in maximum times. He is also leaving his mark in the direction and music design of various songs with various bands.


Facts of Michael Kenji Shinoda

  • Gender Male
  • full nameMichael Kenji Shinoda
  • birthplacePanorama City, Los Angeles, California, United States
  • Date of Birth February 11, 1977
  • Age 47 years 3 months
  • Horoscope Aquarius
  • Lucky Number 10
  • Lucky Stone Amethyst
  • Lucky Color Turquoise
  • Best Match for Marriage Aquarius, Gemini, Sagittarius
  • nationalityAmerican
  • religionProtestant
  • net worth$70 million
  • professionMusician, Rapper, Singer, Songwriter, Record Producer, Graphic Designer, Composer & Visual Artist.
  • weightIn Kilograms – 78 Kg, In Pounds – 172 lbs
  • heightIn Centimetres – 180 cm, In Feet and Inches – 5′ 11″
  • hair colorBlack
  • eye colorDark Brown
  • high schoolAgoura High School

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