Michael Bolton Career and Net Worth
Michael Bolton Career and Net Worth, What’s Michael Bolton doing now? This article is loaded with many interesting facts about the life of the singer who dazzled throughout his career and contributed immensely to music world.
Michael Bolton is an American singer-songwriter. Michael has a net worth of about $80 million as of this writing. Michael started his career as a hard rock and heavy metal vocalist throughout the 70s and mid-80s. He made the switch and started recording pop-rock ballads in the late 80s. He has sold more than 75 million records over the course of his career. His songs often reached high spots on the charts, and his music was well-received by critics, as he received two Grammy Awards.
Michael Bolton Early Life
Michael Bolotin was born on February 26 of 1953 in New Haven, Connecticut. Michael was brought up in a predominantly Jewish family. He was the youngest of three children. At the age of 13, his parents divorced.
Michael Bolton Music Career
Michael started his music career in 1975, initially using his family name Bolotin professionally. Michael’s career from the onset was dominated by his activities with Blackjack- a hard rock band that once opened for Ozzy Osbourne while he was on tour. Michael started using the last name “Bolton” and concentrated on songwriting. His first major hit as a songwriter was “How Am I Supposed to Live Without You,” which was written for Laura Branigan. Michael got to his peak in the late 1980s and early 1990s. He released hits such as “(Sittin’ On) the Dock of the Bay”. Michael released the album “Time, Love 7 Tenderness” which had the Grammy-winning hit, “When a Man Loves a Woman”. Michael has had collaborations with a wide range of artists including Ray Charles, Celine Dion, Zucchero, and a lot more. Michael released “Go the Distance”- a number-one hit. It was featured on the Disney film “Hercules”. The next years saw Michael tour extensively. He released the album “Only a Woman Like You” in 2001. It featured tracks that were co-written by Shania Twain. In 2009, Twain followed up with the album “One World One Love”. He collaborated with Kelly Rowland, Melanie Fiona, and Orianthi for his album “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough: A Tribute to Hitsville USA”. The next two years saw Michael appear and sing in a number of Honda commercials.
Michael Bolton Film Career
Michael has made a number of acting appearances over the years. Most of which have been in cameo roles, such as in “Meet Wally Sparks” and “Two and a Half Men”. Michael was a contestant for the eleventh season of “Dancing with the Stars”.
Michael Bolton Personal Life
Michael married his first wife, Maureen McGuire in 1975. The couple had three children over the course of their relationship. The couple got divorced in 1990. Michael started a romantic affair with actress Nicollette Sheridan in 1992. The relationship lasted three years, however they got back together in 2005 – ten years after their initial split. In 2006, the couple became engaged, although in 2008 it was confirmed that they had called off the engagement.