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Bret Michael Sychak was born on 15 March 1963, in Butler, Pennsylvania USA, descended from Carpatho-Russian, Irsi, German and Swis ancestors. He is a musician, actor and producer, probably best known for being one of the members of the band called “Poison”, and for his solo activities. Michaels is considered to be one of the best heavy metal singers, and despite the fact that he is now 52 years old, he still continues his activities in the music and television industries. Bret can also play such instruments as harmonica, piano, guitar and percussion, so there is no doubt that he is a really talented musician.

If you consider how rich Bret Michaels is, it can be said that Bret’s estimated net worth is about $18 million. The main source of this sum of money is his career as a musician, but in addition to this, Bret has also gained a lot because of his activities as an actor and television personality. Bret is a very busy person and he involves himself in numerous projects, that is why his net worth is always growing.

Bret Michaels Net Worth $18 Million

Bret showed his interest in music from a very young age, starting learning to play the guitar. When he was 20 years old, Bret formed a band together with Rikki Rockett, Matt Smith, Bobby Dall and David Besselman; the band is now known as “Poison”. In 1986 they released their first album, entitled “Look What the Cat Dragged In”. This had a huge impact on the growth of Bret Michaels’ net worth. Later the band released seven more albums, which received a lot of attention and made them known all over the world.

Despite the success this band had, Bret wanted to become known as a solo musician as well. In 1998 he released his first solo album, called “A Letter from Death Row”, which also added a lot to Bret’s net worth. In 2003 he released another album, entitled “Songs of Life” and gained a lot of praise for it. Later Bret released three more albums as a solo singer, which all contributed to Bret’s net. Michaels continues working on new songs and it has been announced that soon he will release a new album.

As mentioned, Michaels is also known as an actor and television personality. During his career he has appeared in such movies and television shows as “Nashville Star”, “Rock of Love 2”, “American Pie Presents: The Book of Love”, “High Tension, Low Budget” and many others. All these appearances added a lot to Bret Michaels’ net worth. Undoubtedly, Bret is one of the most successful and one of the most acclaimed musicians, who has achieved a lot not only as a member of the band, “Poison”, but as a solo artist as well.

If to talk about Bret’s personal life, it can be said that he has two daughters together with Kristi Gibson. What is more, Bret is a fan of various sports and supports such teams as the “Pittsburgh Steelers”, “Pittsburgh Penguins” and “Pittsburgh Pirates”. Michaels has also had several problems with his health, including an appendectomy and a severe brain haemorhage but luckily he has been able to overcome them. All in all, Bret is a very talented and successful personality, who has worked hard in order to achieve what he has now. There is no doubt that Bret will continue working for as long as he can, because according to him he has still a lot of ability to show.

Quick Facts

Birth date: March 15, 1963
Birth place: Butler, Pennsylvania, United States
Height:5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Profession:Singer, Film Producer, Actor, Musician, Television producer, Film director, Screenwriter, TV Personality
Nationality:United States of America
Children:Raine Michaels, Jorja Bleu Michaels
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Interesting Facts

#Fact
1Was forced early on in his music career to disclose his insulin dependence due to Type 1 diabetes after an incident at Madison Square Garden where he collapsed onstage while performing with Poison. He was so nervous in the preceding hours, he took his insulin shot, and forgot to eat anything afterwards, which sent him into insulin shock while onstage. This, combined with photos that began to circulate of him self-administering insulin (with people mistakenly assuming he was injecting narcotics) forced his hand, and he disclosed that his dependence on insulin.
2Co-host, with Lesli Jean Matta and Stacey Hayes, of an infomercial for TimeLife's "Hard and Heavy" music collection. [2008]
3Founder, "Living Rock Foundation".
4Lead singer of popular rock band Poison.
5Underwent surgery to repair a hole in his heart on January 24, 2011 in Phoenix and is recuperating.
6Will undergo major heart surgery on January 24, 2011 to repair a hole in his heart.
7Engaged to Kristi Gibson [December 22, 2010].
8Underwent an emergency appendectomy on April 12, 2010.
9Hospitalized in critical condition after suffering a massive brain hemorrhage on April 23, 2010.
10Winner, 2008 Fox Reality Channel Really Award for "Most Awkward Moment" for his appearance in Rock of Love with Bret Michaels (2007).
11Is an avid fan of the Pittsburgh Steelers.
12Second daughter, Jorja Bleu Michaels (was born on 5 May 2005), with Kristi Gibson. She weighed 6 lbs 8 oz.
13Daughter, Raine Michaels (was born in May 2000), with girlfriend Kristi Gibson.
14Born and raised in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
15Often collaborates with longtime friend, Shane Stanley
16Used to date singer Susie Hatton and later Pamela Anderson. He dedicated his "Show Me Your Hits - A Salute To Poison" album to the birth of his daughter Raine Michaels and girlfriend Kristi Gibson, who gave birth to Raine in 2000. The album was also dedicated to the rest of the members of Poison who allowed him to re-record some of Poison's hit songs. Guests who performed on the album included Pauly Shore, Mark Kendall from rock band 'Great White', Tracii Guns from L.A. Guns and many more.
17Is an insulin-dependent Type 1 diabetic, diagnosed at age 6.


Trademarks

#Trademark
1Bandanas and Cowboy Hats


Pictures

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Won Awards

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2008BMI Cable AwardBMI Film & TV AwardsRock of Love with Bret Michaels (2007)

Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2010Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsChoice TV: Male Reality/Variety StarThe Apprentice (2004)


Filmography

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
One Hit Wonderland2013-2015TV Series documentary writer - 2 episodes
Tumbledown2015writer: "Every Rose Has Its Thorn"
My Trip Back to the Dark Side2014performer: "Bittersweet" Written by Bret Michaels and Cliff Calabro
Todd's Pop Song Reviews2014TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode
Born to Be Wild: The Golden Age of American Rock2014TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode
Rock of Ages2012lyrics: "Sister Christian / Just Like Paradise / Nothin' But a Good Time" / music: "Sister Christian / Just Like Paradise / Nothin' But a Good Time"
The Tonight Show with Jay LenoTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2012 writer - 1 episode, 2012
Lay the Favorite2012writer: "Unskinny Bop" - as Sychak
Metal Evolution2011TV Series documentary writer - 2 episodes
Bachelor Pad2011TV Series performer - 1 episode
Gymkhana 4: The Hollywood Megamercial2011Short writer: "Nothin' But a Good Time" - as Brett Michaels
Hop2011writer: "Every Rose Has Its Thorn"
Yogi Bear2010writer: "Nothin' But a Good Time"
Glee2010TV Series writer - 1 episode
Hot Tub Time Machine2010writer: "Talk Dirty to Me", "Cry Tough"
Cop Out2010writer: "Every Rose Has Its Thorn"
The 63rd Annual Tony Awards2009TV Special writer: "Nothin' But a Good Time"
Ghosts of Girlfriends Past2009writer: "Nothin' But A Good Time"
Nitro Circus2009TV Series writer - 1 episode
Adventureland2009writer: "I Want Action"
(500) Days of Summer2009writer: "Every Rose Has Its Thorn"
The Rocker2008writer: "Nothin' But a Good Time"
Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay2008writer: "Nothin' But a Good Time"
Saturday Night Live2008TV Series writer - 1 episode
South Park2007TV Series writer - 1 episode
Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock2007Video Game performer: "Go That Far" / writer: "Go That Far", "Talk Dirty To Me"
SingStar Amped2007Video Game writer: "Every Rose Has Its Thorn"
Rock of Love with Bret Michaels2007TV Series writer - 1 episode
Karaoke Revolution Presents: American Idol2007Video Game "Every Rose Has Its Thorn"
Beerfest2006writer: "Every Rose Has Its Thorn"
Grandma's Boy2006writer: "Talk Dirty to Me"
Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo2005writer: "Every Rose Has Its Thorn"
Mr. & Mrs. Smith2005writer: "Nothin' But a Good Time"
The O.C.2005TV Series writer - 1 episode
Friday Night Lights2004writer: "Nothin' but a Good Time"
Chappelle's Show2004TV Series writer - 1 episode
Grind2003writer: "Nothin' But a Good Time"
Pauly Shore Is Dead2003writer: "I Want Action" - as B. Michaels
Run Ronnie Run2002writer: "Every Rose Has Its Thorns", "Every Rose Has Its Thorn" - as B. Michaels
On the Line2001writer: "Every Rose Has Its Thorn"
A Letter from Death Row1998performer: "The Last Breath", "Party Rock Band", "Human Zoo", "I'd Die For You", "Times Like These", "Little Willy", "Devil Inside", "Letter From Death Row", "69", "Angst Mary", "Steel Bar Blues", "Stay With Me", "WW Sex", "Say It" / writer: "The Last Breath", "Party Rock Band", "Human Zoo", "I'd Die For You", "Times Like These", "Little Willy", "Devil Inside", "Letter From Death Row", "69", "Angst Mary", "Steel Bar Blues", "Stay With Me", "WW Sex", "Say It"
Beavis and Butt-Head1996TV Series writer - 1 episode
MTV Video Music Awards 19911991TV Special writer: "Talk Dirty to Me"

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Rock of Love with Bret MichaelsTV Series producer - 15 episodes, 2007 - 2008 co-executive producer - 7 episodes, 2008 - 2009 story producer - 1 episode, 2008
Poison: Live, Raw and Uncut2007TV Movie executive producer
Poison: Greatest Video Hits2001Video documentary executive producer
Five Aces1999co-producer
High Tension, Low Budget (The Making of a Letter from Death Row)1999Video documentary executive producer
Free Money1998associate producer
No Code of Conduct1998executive producer
A Letter from Death Row1998producer
Discovery Mars1997Video producer
Billboard Live in Concert: Bret Michaels1997Video executive producer / producer

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
My Trip to the Dark Side2011Video Soundtrack writer/performer "Bittersweet"
Rock of Love with Bret Michaels2007-2009TV Series composer - 21 episodes
A Sight for Sore Eyes2005Short composer: song "Strange Sensation"

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Rock My RV2013TV Series 2013
The High Fructose Adventures of Annoying Orange2012TV Series
Martial Law1999TV SeriesRay Darrell
No Code of Conduct1998Frank 'Shane' Fields
A Letter from Death Row1998Michael Raine
In God's Hands1998Phillips
Burke's Law1994TV SeriesRoger Cooper

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Bret Michaels: Girls on Bars2015Video short
Raine2003Video
High Tension, Low Budget (The Making of a Letter from Death Row)1999Video documentary
No Code of Conduct1998
A Letter from Death Row1998

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
High Tension, Low Budget (The Making of a Letter from Death Row)1999Video documentary
No Code of Conduct1998screenplay / story
A Letter from Death Row1998writer

Composer

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Bret Michaels: Life As I Know It2010TV Series 1 episode
No Code of Conduct1998
A Letter from Death Row1998

Art Director

Art Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Poison: Greatest Video Hits2001Video documentary

Stunts

Stunts

TitleYearStatusCharacter
A Letter from Death Row1998stunts

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
My Trip Back to the Dark Side2014very special thanks
Rock of Ages2012the producers wish to thank
My Trip to the Dark Side2011Video very special thanks
The Apprentice2010TV Series dedicatee - 1 episode
Hot Tub Time Machine2010the producers wish to thank
A Sight for Sore Eyes2005Short special thanks
Destiny of Peace2003Video documentary short special thanks
Bad Day on the Block1997special thanks
She's So Lovely1997special thanks
Unhook the Stars1996special thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Greatest Hits2016TV SeriesHimself
Steve Harvey2016TV SeriesHimself
AXSTV Concerts: Hosted by Mark Cuban2015TV SeriesHimself
Bret Michaels: Girls on Bars2015Video shortHimself
The Apprentice2010-2015TV SeriesHimself - Contestant / Himself / Himself - Boardroom Advisor / ...
MDA Show of Strength Telethon2014TV SpecialHimself
I Love the 2000s2014TV Mini-SeriesHimself
Fox and Friends2013-2014TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Phone Interview
Revolution2014TV SeriesHimself
Battle of the Blades2013TV SeriesHimself
Skum Rocks!2013DocumentaryHimself
Adam Richman's Fandemonium2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Live with Kelly and Michael2008-2013TV SeriesHimself
Conan2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Wendy Williams Show2010-2013TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2010-2012TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest / Himself
Celebrity House Hunting2012TV SeriesHimself
The Talk2012TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Extreme Makeover: Home Edition2012TV SeriesHimself
Bachelor Pad2011TV SeriesHimself
Celebrity Close Calls2011TV SeriesHimself
Celebrity Ghost Stories2011TV Series documentaryHimself
The 2011 Billboard Music Awards2011TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
Charlie Sheen: Bad Boy on the Edge2011TV Movie documentaryHimself
Piers Morgan Tonight2011TV SeriesHimself
Top Gear USA2011TV Series documentaryHimself
Biography2008-2011TV Series documentaryHimself
Full Throttle Saloon2010TV SeriesHimself
On the Road with Leah2010TV SeriesHimself
Lopez Tonight2010TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Rock N' Roll Fantasy Camp2010TV SeriesHimself
The 2010 Miss Universe Pageant2010TV SpecialHimself - Host
E! True Hollywood Story2004-2010TV Series documentaryHimself
The 2010 VH1 Do Something Awards2010TV SpecialHimself
Late Show with David Letterman2010TV SeriesHimself
The View2008-2010TV SeriesHimself
Entertainment Tonight2010TV SeriesHimself
Good Morning America2010TV SeriesHimself
Glenn Martin DDS2010TV SeriesHimself
American Idol2010TV SeriesPerformer
Today2010TV SeriesHimself
When I Was 172010TV Series documentaryHimself
The Oprah Winfrey Show2010TV SeriesHimself
Undateable2010TV Mini-Series documentary
Rachael Ray2010TV SeriesHimself
Bret Michaels: Life As I Know It2010TV SeriesHimself
American Pie Presents: The Book of Love2009VideoHimself - Special Appearance
The 63rd Annual Tony Awards2009TV SpecialHimself - Performer (as Poison)
Rock of Love with Bret Michaels2007-2009TV SeriesHimself
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show2008-2009TV SeriesHimself
The Morning Show with Mike & Juliet2009TV SeriesHimself
Rock of Love with Bret Michaels: The Reunion2009TV MovieHimself
100 Greatest Hard Rock Songs2008TV MovieHimself - Host
Don't Forget the Lyrics!2008TV SeriesHimself - Contestant
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2008TV SeriesHimself
What Perez Sez2008TV SeriesHimself
Up Close with Carrie Keagan2008TV SeriesHimself
Aftermath: The Station Fire Five Years Later2008TV MovieHimself
Late Night with Conan O'Brien2007-2008TV SeriesHimself
Extra2008TV SeriesHimself
Chelsea Lately2007-2008TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Listen Up! Live @ NGTV2008TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
Poison: Live, Raw and Uncut2007TV MovieHimself
Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock2007Video GameHimself
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson2007TV SeriesHimself
CMT Greatest Moments: The 90s2007TV Movie documentaryHimself
CMT: The Greatest - 20 Greatest Southern Rock Songs2006TV SpecialHimself
Stranded with a Star2006TV MovieHimself - Panelist
Rock n' Roll Fantasy Camp2006TV MovieHimself - Guest Musician
The Greatest: The 40 Hottest Rock Star Girlfriends... and Wives2005TV MovieHimself
I Love the '90s: Part Deux2005TV Series documentaryHimself
Lit: All Access2004Video documentaryHimself
Retrosexual: The 80's2004TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
I Love the '90s2004TV Series documentaryHimself
The Greatest2004TV Series documentaryHimself
The Chris Isaak Show2001-2004TV SeriesHimself
Hip Hop & Rock2003VideoHimself
You Rock with...2003TV SeriesHimself
Poison: Rock Legends2003Video documentaryHimself
I Love the '70s2003TV Series documentaryHimself
Nashville Star2003TV SeriesHimself / Judge
Raine2003VideoHimself
Player$2003TV SeriesHimself
Colin's Sleazy Friends Rocks2002Video documentaryHimself
I Love the '80s2002TV Series documentaryHimself
VH-1 Where Are They Now?2002TV Series documentaryHimself
The Making of Bret Michaels2002Himself
Poison: Greatest Video Hits2001Video documentaryHimself
The Making of a Rock Star2001Himself
Yes, Dear2000TV SeriesHimself
Top Ten2000TV Series documentaryHimself
Behind the Music1999TV Series documentaryHimself
High Tension, Low Budget (The Making of a Letter from Death Row)1999Video documentaryMichael Raine / Himself
Hollywood Animal Crusaders1999TV Movie documentaryHimself
The World's Greatest Magic 51998TV SpecialHimself
Billboard Live in Concert: Bret Michaels1997VideoHimself
MADtv1995TV SeriesHimself
R.A.D.D.: Drive My Car1994TV ShortHimself - Musician
The 21st Annual American Music Awards1994TV SpecialHimself
Turn Up the Volume 11991Video documentary
Hard 'N Heavy Volume 101991Video documentaryHimself - Poison
Hard 'N Heavy Volume 81990Video documentaryHimself - Poison
Metalhead Video Magazine Volume 21990Video documentaryHimself (Poison)
Unplugged1990TV Series documentaryHimself
MTV Video Music Awards 19901990TV SpecialHimself
America's Top 101988-1989TV SeriesHimself
Britny Fox: Year of the Fox1989Video shortHimself
The Decline of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years1988DocumentaryHimself (Poison vocalist)

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Apprentice2012-2015TV SeriesHimself
Fox and Friends2014TV SeriesHimself
Rome Is Burning2009TV SeriesHimself
Daisy of Love2009TV SeriesHimself

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