Robert Alan Deal who has been known professionally as Mick Mars is a very popular American guitarist and musician. He has been known for being the lead guitarist for a heavy metal band known as Motley Crue until this band retired in the year 2015. Keep on reading to learn more on the net worth and earnings of Mick Mars in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
The deal was born in the year 1951 on May 4th in Terre Haute Indiana. The family would later move to Huntington, Indiana. He was aged nine years old when his family relocated to Garden Grove, California. His passion for the music industry is what made him drop out of school, and he started playing guitar in various bands which were not very successful.
In most times, he was using the name Zorky Charlemagne and sometimes when not playing guitar, he was taking some manual jobs. Despite the hard start, he hoped that someday he would have a fresh start. He decided to dye his hair and put it in the advert. He had two people who contacted him, and they hired him.
Nothing much has been known about his personal life. Information regarding his parents has remained anonymous, and he has never mentioned their names. This guitarist has suffered from ankylosing spondylitis, and the diagnosis came out when he was seventeen years old. He married Emi Canyn for four years.
Career, Awards, & Nominations
Mick Mars always wanted to be a musician since he was very young. He dreamt that someday he would be a very big musician. The family moved for the second time when Mick was just nine years old. This time after they moved, they settled in Garden Grove. After the many frustrations that he faced in the music scene, he was able to reinvent himself, and he changed his name from Robert Deal to the current name Mick Mars.
He decided to give up on studies and continue with his career in music. Mick never joined college, and he started to play with numerous bands for a decade. He was surviving by doing menial jobs, and with time, he became very much frustrated with the music scene. He decided to start afresh in the music scene.
This was the time when he died his hair and created an advert in a newspaper that was known as ‘The Recycler.’ This ad displayed him as an aggressive, rude and loud guitarist. Two people invited him for a demonstration. He never knew that the two would later help in making Motley Crue.
Mick played with this band the iconic black hair until the year 2015 when the band was disbanded. He has been able to play with the various bands, and he has written very many songs for a band known as ‘Evanescence.’ He has also been able to play with a Swedish band known as Crashdiet. His band got nominated three times for the Grammy Awards.
Net Worth & Earnings
The net worth of Mick Mars is estimated to be over $45 million. This wealth has been created from his career with the band, Motley Crue. With the band, they were able to perform in very many concerts and shows. Also, they released very many singles and albums that achieved huge commercial success.
Mick Mars has achieved a lot of success when it comes to his career in music. He has worked very hard to ensure that he leaves a mark in the music industry. He is not only a guitarist but also a talented songwriter who has written very many songs.