Robert Michael Nesmith is a musician, actor, songwriter, novelist, producer and a philanthropist who has been known as the member of a pop-rock band by the name the Monkees and has also featured in a television series that was dubbed Monkees. He has songwriting credits including ‘Different Drum’ which was sung by Linda Ronstadt. Keep on reading to learn more on the net worth and earnings of Mike Nesmith in the year 2019.
Early Life & Biography
Mike Nesmith was born in the year 1942 on December 30th in Houston Texas in the United States. He is the only child, and his parents are Warren Nesmith and Bette Graham and the two got divorced when he was four years old. Together with his mother, they went on and moved to the Dallas to be very close with his parents, grandmother aunts and sister. His mother took various temporary jobs which were ranging from the clerical work to the graphics design and was able to develop excellent skills which include the shorthand and touch-typing.
While at the San Antonio College, that was when he met another student that was named Phyllis Ann Barbour, whom he, later on, get married to. After the marriage in the year 1964, they decided to move to Los Angeles to enable him to pursue his passion of songwriting and the singing career. During this time, he was pregnant with their child whom they named Christian DuVal. They went and had four children together, but they would later get divorced in 1972. He has been married several times including to Victoria Kennedy and Kathryn Bild.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
His career started with joining a band that was named Monkees. After the breakup of the band, he went on and launched a very successful solo career as a songwriter and a performer. His career then continued with joining a country rock band that was dubbed First National Band with whom they went and recorded several songs including a hit song that was dubbed Joanne.
He is a very noted player of twelve-string guitar giving a performance on the custom built with Monkees. He has also worked as an executive producer of a film that was dubbed Repo Man. In the year 1981, he went on and was able to win the Grammy Award in the category of video of the year.
Net Worth & Earnings:
The net worth of Mike Nesmith is estimated to be over $55 million. This wealth has been generated from his career as a musician, actor, songwriter, novelist, and producer. He has written songs for other artists which have seen him increase his net worth. He has diversified his career into producing various films which have helped in increasing the net worth.
Nesmith had been forced to cancel several dates of the 2018 tour with Dolenz Micky as a result of the minor health care. However, during an interview with the Rolling Stones, he went on and revealed that he underwent quadruple bypass heart surgery and he stayed in the hospital for a month.