Michael Bolton is an American songwriter and a singer. Bolton has performed in hard rock and heavy metal genres from the mid-1970s to mid-1980s and during this time, he went on and performed with Blackjack. He has been known for the pop-rock ballads, recorded for the series of the pop-rock ballads. He has achieved more than 75 million recordings. Keep on reading to learn more on the net worth and Earnings of Michael Bolton in the year 2019.
Early Life & Biography
Bolton was born in the year 1953 on February 26th in New Haven, Connecticut, United States. His parents were Helen and George Bolotin. He has a brother by the name Orrin and has a sister by the name Sandra both older. The family was Jewish. The maternal grandmother was born in the United Kingdom to the Russian Jewish parents, and the other three grandparents were all Russian Jewish immigrants.
Bolton got married to McGuire Maureen, but they were forced to divorce. They have three children who are all grown-ups, and all the children are girls. Bolton got introduced to an actress by the name Nicolette Sheridan in the year 1992 by the jazzy saxophonist, Kenny G. Both dated until 1995 than they later reunited in the year 2005 and he became engaged in 2006. This was confirmed in the year 2008 that they had broken their engagement. He has a published autobiography that has enjoyed massive sales.
Career, Awards & Nominations
Bolton started his career in music in the year 1975 when he went on to cut his album that was not very successful. He had his band by the name Blackjack that was into the hard rock and also heavy metal. As a songwriter, he was able to write for the Laura Branigan that was quite a smash hit in the United States and went on to various top charts. This was his first breakthrough, and it cleared the way for his stardom.
This success was repeated in the year 1985 and Bolton also went on to write for Cher and various top-rated musicians. During the 1980s and also 1990s, he had a hit that was dubbed Otis Redding, a classical song. The next hit that followed was Georgia on My Mind and a single in the year 1989 titled ‘How Am Supposed To Live Without You’ from the album titled Souls Provider.
Net Worth & Earnings
The net worth of Michael Bolton is estimated to be over $70 million. This wealth was generated from his career as a musician. He has released several albums with his band that has performed very well. Also, he went on to perform in various events, and this has helped to increase his wealth.
Michael Bolton still attracts huge crowd whenever he is performing. He has chosen to spend a large portion of his wealth towards helping the less fortunate with the Ami of making the society a better place to live in. He has given millions of dollars towards organizations dealing with children.