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How rich was Georgios Kyriacos Panayiotou?

Georgios Kyriacos Panayiotou net worth:
$200 million

Georgios Kyriacos Panayiotou information

Georgios Kyriacos Panayiotou information

Birth date: 25th June, 1963,
Birth place: East Finchley, London, England
Death date: 25th December 2016
Profession:Singer

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Georgios Kyriacos Panayiotou was born on the 25th June, 1963, in East Finchley, London, England, of part- Greek Cypriot (father) descent, and was a singer, musician, songwriter as well as record producer who was known worldwide under his stage name George Michael. The singer rose to fame in the 1980’s as half of the singing duo Wham! with Andrew Ridgeley, and then became popular as a solo artist. Over his career he sold more than 100 million albums as well as winning a number of awards, including four Ivor Novello, four MTV Video Music, three Brit, three American Music and two Grammy Awards among many others. George Michael accumulated his net worth being active in the music industry from 1981 – he passed away in December 2016.

How rich was this legendary singer? Authoritative sources estimate that his net worth stood at over $200 million, however, post-death calculations may vary this sum. Also, he earned $97 million from his “25” live tour alone, aside from  earnings from albums, singles and other tours. Apart from the home In Oxfordshire where he died, Michael’s assets included the luxurious Victorian corner residence in South Kensington, London valued at $11 million as well as a Whale Beach house in Sydney, Australia valued at $6 million.

George Michael Net Worth $200 Million

To begin with, George attended Kingsbury High School, and then Bushey Meads School when his parent moved north of London, and where while still a teenager, George formed the group named The Executive with his childhood friend Andrew Ridgeley. In 1981 they began a serious musical career, renaming their band to Wham! They realised that their music was popular and attractive, as the band soon became successful. Up to 1986, the band released four albums, but their best known track was the single “Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go!”, with “Last Christmas” released in 1984 also becoming one of the most popular festive songs. However, they decided to go their separate ways, and George Michael began a solo career; his net worth was already well established.

His debut solo album “Faith” (1987) achieved outstanding success, selling over 20 million copies and being inducted by Rolling Stone magazine into the list of top 500 albums of all time. Afterwards, his “Listen Without Prejudice, Vol. 1” (1990) album was known for songs featuring lyrical and dramatic direction and was very successful commercially, whereas the album title “Listen Without Prejudice” (Eng. Listen without a prior opinion) invited the audience to look at the creative work of George on the other, non-commercial side. “Vol. 1” gave birth to speculations that there would be a second part of the album, but “Vol. 2” was not released, if it ever existed. His net worth continued to grow.

In 1996, Michael released the album “Older” (1996) which caused a lengthy fight with the record label; according to Michael, the album was quite successful and widely advertised, but the label did not like the long time interval between the second and third albums. After a couple of years he released a double album, “Ladies and Gentlemen: The Best of George Michael” (1998) and a year later the cover album “Songs From The Last Century” (1999) which added huge sums to the outright size of George Michael’s net worth. The next album again took a while to produce, as it was released only in 2004, named “Patience”. Commemorating the 25th anniversary of his musical career, George released a best album tracks “25” (2006) and after a long gap in touring, over the next few years went on a concert tours in the UK, around Europe and the US, as well as Australia, proving as popular as ever, and significantly contributing to his net worth.

George Michael continued touring over the next few years, which also promoted continued sales of his albums, variously estimated at over 100 million, and over the years he also accumulated seven number one hits in the UK, and eight on the US Billboard chart.

Finally, in the personal life of the singer, he openly admits to being gay. He was in relationship with the dress designer Anselmo Feleppa in the early ’90s, and who died of AIDS in 1993. Later, he was in relationship with the sportswear executive and former flight attendant Kenny Goss; latterly he claimed to be single, but was actually in a relationship with celebrity hairdresser Fadi Fawaz from 2011. However, George was often in the news because of several brushes with the law involving drug use, or what was described as ‘lewd behaviour’, as well as health problems apparently related to his sexuality. He suffered a bout of pneumonia in 2011 so severe that he almost died, and he underwent a tracheotomy the same year.

George was often involved in charity work, being part of Band Aid and the Live Aid concert in the mid-’80s, plus donating the proceeds of several song sales to various charities, including from “Don’t Let the Sun Go Down on Me” to Elton John’s Aids Foundation, in collaboration with the singer himself.

George Michael died on Christmas Day 2016 at his home in Goring, Oxfordshire, England.


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Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Coronation StreetTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2015 writer - 1 episode, 2015
My Mad Fat Diary2015TV Series performer - 1 episode
Todd's Pop Song ReviewsTV Series documentary performer - 2 episodes, 2015 writer - 2 episodes, 2015
Glee2010-2015TV Series writer - 3 episodes
EastEnders: Back to Ours2015TV Series writer - 1 episode
Ochéntame... otra vezTV Series documentary performer - 1 episode, 2015 writer - 1 episode, 2015
The Mindy Project2014TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Goldbergs2014TV Series performer - 1 episode
Peter Andre's Xmas Extravaganza Top 502014TV Movie writer: "Last Christmas"
New Tricks2014TV Series writer - 1 episode
Alpha and Omega 4: The Legend of the Saw Toothed Cave2014Video producer: "Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go" / writer: "Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go"
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles2014performer: "Careless Whisper" / writer: "Careless Whisper"
Guapas2014TV Series writer - 3 episodes
Somewhere Over the Rainbow2014TV Movie documentary performer: "Outside" - uncredited / writer: "Outside" - uncredited
Today at Wimbledon2014TV Series writer - 1 episode
Walking on Sunshine2014writer: "Faith", "Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go"
Blended2014writer: "Careless Whisper"
Alpha and Omega 3: The Great Wolf Games2014Video performer: "Careless Whisper" / writer: "Careless Whisper"
Dancing on IceTV Series performer - 5 episodes, 2010 - 2014 writer - 5 episodes, 2009 - 2014
George Michael: Let Her Down Easy2014Video short performer: "Let Her Down Easy"
Los 80TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2013 writer - 1 episode, 2013
One Hit Wonderland2012-2013TV Series documentary writer - 2 episodes
Grand Theft Auto V2013Video Game writer: "Everything She Wants"
The Comix Scrutinizer2013TV Series performer - 1 episode
So You Think You Can DanceTV Series performer - 2 episodes, 2008 - 2013 writer - 1 episode, 2013
The Big Dirty List Show: 50 Years of Sex and Music2013TV Movie documentary performer: "I Want Your Sex" / writer: "I Want Your Sex"
Gent de paraulaTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2013 writer - 1 episode, 2013
The Dumping Ground2013TV Series writer - 1 episode
The X FactorTV Series writer - 8 episodes, 2005 - 2012 performer - 2 episodes, 2009
The Office2012TV Series writer - 1 episode
Walulis sieht fernTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2012 writer - 1 episode, 2012
Tu cara me suena2012TV Series writer - 1 episode
Best Possible Taste: The Kenny Everett Story2012TV Movie writer: "Freedom"
The X Factor Philippines2012TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Big Brother's Bit on the Side2012TV Series writer - 1 episode
Kath & Kimderella2012writer: "Wake Me Up Before you Go-Go"
Sarah G Live2012TV Series writer - 1 episode
London 2012 Olympic Closing Ceremony: A Symphony of British Music2012TV Movie performer: "Freedom 90", "White Light" - uncredited / writer: "Freedom 90", "White Light" - uncredited
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2012TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Filthy Frank Show2011-2012TV Series short writer - 2 episodes
EastEndersTV Series writer - 12 episodes, 1985 - 2012 performer - 10 episodes, 1997 - 2012
No me la puc treure del capTV Series writer - 3 episodes, 2011 - 2012 performer - 1 episode, 2012
Danni Lowinski2012TV Series performer - 1 episode
Kinect Sports: Season Two2011Video Game arranger: "Faith" / courtesy: "Faith" / music: "Faith" / performer: "Faith" / writer: "Faith"
Britain's Favourite Christmas Songs2011TV Movie documentary writer: "Last Christmas"
Generació D2011TV Movie documentary performer: "Faith" / writer: "Faith"
Happy Feet Two2011writer: "Wake Me Up Before You Go Go"
Yu-Gi-Oh! 3D: Bonds Beyond Time Abridged2011TV Movie writer: "Careless Whisper"
Dancing with the Stars2006-2011TV Series writer - 6 episodes
Rude Tube2011TV Series performer - 1 episode
ShowboatersTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2011 writer - 1 episode, 2011
Tween Academy: Class of 20122011writer: "Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go"
We Need to Talk About Kevin2011writer: "Last Christmas"
Idool 20112011TV Series writer - 1 episode
20 to 1TV Series documentary writer - 10 episodes, 2007 - 2011 performer - 8 episodes, 2007 - 2011
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon2011TV Series writer - 1 episode
Community2011TV Series writer - 1 episode
MisfitsTV Series writer - 1 episode, 2010 performer - 1 episode, 2010
Formula 1: BBC Sport2010TV Series writer - 1 episode
Travel Bound2010TV Series writer - 1 episode
Dancing with the Stars2009-2010TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Late Show with David Letterman2010TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Infidel2010performer: "Faith" / writer: "Faith"
Hot Tub Time Machine2010writer: "Careless Whisper"
L'arnacoeur2010writer: "Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go"
Live from Studio FiveTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2010 writer - 1 episode, 2009
Angela and Friends2009TV Series writer - 1 episode
Nip/TuckTV Series 1 episode, 2009 performer - 1 episode, 2006 writer - 1 episode, 2006
House M.D.2009TV Series writer - 1 episode
Electric Dreams2009TV Mini-Series writer - 1 episode
Welcome to the 80's2009TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode
Loose Women2009TV Series writer - 1 episode
Rage2009TV Series writer - 1 episode
90210TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2009 writer - 1 episode, 2009
Eli StoneTV Series performer - 12 episodes, 2008 - 2009 writer - 2 episodes, 2008 - 2009
Sex: The RevolutionTV Mini-Series documentary performer - 1 episode, 2008 writer - 1 episode, 2008
Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging2008writer: "I'm Your Man"
Por Toda Minha Vida2008TV Series writer - 1 episode
Idols2008TV Series writer - 1 episode
60/90TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2008 writer - 1 episode, 2008
The Inbetweeners2008TV Series performer - 1 episode
Deutschland sucht den Superstar2002-2008TV Series writer - 7 episodes
Baby Mama2008writer: "Careless Whisper"
Gossip Live in Liverpool2008Video documentary writer: "Careless Whisper"
Everybody Hates Chris2008TV Series writer - 1 episode
Idols!2003-2007TV Series writer - 3 episodes
Banda sonoraTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2007 writer - 1 episode, 2007
Cold CaseTV Series performer - 2 episodes, 2003 - 2007 writer - 1 episode, 2003
Idols2002-2007TV Series writer - 5 episodes
SingStar '80s2007Video Game writer: "Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go"
El pasado2007writer: "Wake Me Up Before You Go Go"
The Nanny Diaries2007performer: "Freedom '90" / writer: "Freedom '90"
Patinando por un sueñoTV Series producer - 2 episodes, 2007 writer - 2 episodes, 2007 performer - 1 episode, 2007
Hot Rod2007writer: "One More Try"
Rats and Cats2007writer: "Careless Whisper"
I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry2007writer: "Freedom '90"
Idols2007TV Series writer - 1 episode
So You Wanna Be a PopstarTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2007 writer - 1 episode, 2007
It Takes Two2007TV Series writer - 1 episode
Lo cap d'any2006TV Special writer: "Faith"
Cesko hledá SuperStar2006TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Holiday2006writer: "Last Christmas" 1984
The South Bank ShowTV Series documentary performer - 1 episode, 2006 writer - 1 episode, 2006
Starter for 102006writer: "I'm Your Man"
Canadian Idol2005-2006TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Psych2006TV Series writer - 1 episode
Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby2006writer: "Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go" 1984
Idol - Jakten på en superstjerne2004-2006TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Sto para 52005TV Series music - 1 episode
Australian Idol2004-2005TV Series writer - 3 episodes
ReunionTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2005 writer - 1 episode, 2005
Family GuyTV Series lyrics - 1 episode, 2005 music - 1 episode, 2005
Filthy Gorgeous: The Trannyshack Story2005Documentary writer: "Faith"
Idol2002-2005TV Series writer - 4 episodes
Banned in the UK2005TV Series documentary performer - 1 episode
Christmas in Love2004writer: "Last Christmas"
Idol2004TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Will & GraceTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2004 writer - 1 episode, 2004
Karaoke Revolution Volume 32004Video Game "Careless Whisper"
Malaysian Idol2004TV Series writer - 1 episode
Hinter Gittern - Der Frauenknast2003-2004TV Series performer - 3 episodes
Indonesian Idol2004TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Office2003TV Series writer - 1 episode
SuperStar KZ2003TV Series writer - 1 episode
Ídolos2003TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Narodnyy artist2003TV Series writer - 1 episode
Idols2003TV Series writer - 1 episode
Pop Idol2001-2003TV Series writer - 6 episodes
Scrubs2003TV Series writer - 1 episode
The King of Queens2003TV Series performer - 1 episode
Brit Awards 20032003TV Special performer: "Faith" / writer: "Faith"
I Love the '80s2002TV Series documentary performer - 1 episode
The Rules of Attraction2002performer: "Faith" / writer: "Faith"
American Idol2002TV Series writer - 1 episode
Un paso adelanteTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2002 writer - 1 episode, 2002
Operación triunfo2001TV Series writer - 1 episode
Zoolander2001"Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go"
Zwei Männer am Herd2001TV Series performer - 1 episode
Pavarotti & Friends for Cambodia and Tibet2000TV Special documentary performer: "Americana: Brother, Can You Spare a Dime"
Lindenstraße2000TV Series writer - 1 episode
Charlie's Angels2000writer: "Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go"
Top of the PopsTV Series performer - 6 episodes, 1987 - 2000 writer - 5 episodes, 1984 - 1996
Maybe Baby2000performer: "I Can't Make You Love Me"
Queen's Greatest Flix III1999Video performer: "Somebody to Love"
3rd Rock from the Sun1996-1999TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Eastern Championship Wrestling1999TV Series writer - 1 episode
Stars in Their Eyes1990-1999TV Series writer - 6 episodes
A Night at the Roxbury1998"Careless Whisper"
Touch and Go1998TV Movie performer: "One More Try", "Father Figure" - uncredited / writer: "One More Try", "Father Figure" - uncredited
Very Bad Things1998writer: "Faith" 1987
Hard1998performer: "Too Funky" / writer: "Too Funky"
The Wedding Singer1998writer: "Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go"
Brit Awards 19971997TV Special performer: "Fastlove" / writer: "Fastlove"
Never Mind the Buzzcocks1997TV Series writer - 1 episode
British Men Behaving Badly1997TV Series writer - 1 episode
This Life1997TV Series writer - 1 episode
TFI Friday1996TV Series writer - 1 episode
Smash Hits Poll Winners Party 19961996TV Special writer: "Freedom" - uncredited
Flora1995Short writer: "A Different Corner"
Vacanze di Natale '951995performer: "Last Christmas" / writer: "Last Christmas"
Beavis and Butt-HeadTV Series performer - 1 episode, 1993 writer - 1 episode, 1993
The Magic of David Copperfield XV: Fires of Passion1993TV Special producer: "They Won't Go When I Go"
Bitter Moon1992performer: "Faith" / writer: "Faith"
SjansTV Series performer - 1 episode, 1992 writer - 1 episode, 1992
Schmidteinander1992TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Prince of Tides1991performer: "Monkey" / writer: "Monkey"
The Magic of David Copperfield XIII: Mystery on the Orient Express1991TV Special performer: "I Want Your Sex" / producer: "I Want Your Sex" / writer: "I Want Your Sex"
Zwei Münchner in Hamburg1989TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Magic of David Copperfield XI: The Explosive Encounter1989TV Special performer: "I Want Your Sex" / producer: "Father Figure instrumental version", "I Want Your Sex" / writer: "Father Figure instrumental version", "I Want Your Sex"
The Big Picture1989performer: "Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go" - uncredited / writer: "Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go" - uncredited
Freedomfest: Nelson Mandela's 70th Birthday Celebratation1988TV Special documentary performer: "Village Ghetto Land", "If You Were My Woman", "Sexual Healing"
Only Fools and Horses....TV Series performer - 1 episode, 1987 writer - 1 episode, 1987
The Beiderbecke Tapes1987TV Mini-Series writer - 1 episode
Rock Odyssey1987writer: "Wake Me Up Before You Go Go"
Beverly Hills Cop II1987performer: "I Want Your Sex" / producer: "I Want Your Sex" / writer: "I Want Your Sex"
George Michael: I Want Your Sex1987Video short performer: "I Want Your Sex" / writer: "I Want Your Sex"
DTV 'Doggone' Valentine1987TV Movie writer: "Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go"
The Prince's Trust Rock Gala: 10th Birthday1986TV Movie documentary performer: "Everytime You Go Away"
Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow1986"Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go"
Sogni e bisogni1985TV Mini-Series writer - 1 episode
Perfect1985writer: "Wham Rap Enjoy What You Do!"
Knight Rider1985TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Fall Guy1985TV Series writer - 1 episode
Strictly Come Dancing2014-2016TV Series writer - 5 episodes
CasualtyTV Series 1 episode, 1986 writer - 1 episode, 2016
Who's Doing the Dishes?TV Series writer - 5 episodes, 2016 performer - 2 episodes, 2016
Scream Queens2015-2016TV Series writer - 2 episodes
The 68th Primetime Emmy Awards2016TV Special writer: "Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go" - uncredited
Sing2016writer: "Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go"
Bleed for This2016performer: "Monkey" / writer: "Monkey"
Lip Sync Battle2016TV Series writer - 1 episode
Britain's Got More TalentTV Series writer - 3 episodes, 2015 - 2016 performer - 1 episode, 2016
Tvoje tvár má známý hlas2016TV Series writer - 1 episode
American Dad!2016TV Series writer - 1 episode
Sausage Party2016writer: "Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go"
Keanu2016performer: "Faith", "Freedom! '90", "Father Figure", "One More Try" / writer: "Faith", "Freedom! '90", "Father Figure", "One More Try"
Zoolander 22016writer: "Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go"
Deadpool2016performer: "Careless Whisper" / writer: "Careless Whisper"
Mike & Mike2015TV Series writer - 1 episode
Dolezal Backstage2015TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode
Sounds of the 80s2015TV Series writer - 1 episode
UK Championship Snooker2015TV Series writer - 1 episode
Kirstie's Handmade Christmas2015TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Night Before2015/IIwriter: "Father Figure"
Movie Nights2015TV Series performer - 1 episode
Reasons Why I'm Still Single!2015TV Series short performer - 1 episode
Tu cara me suena - ArgentinaTV Series producer - 2 episodes, 2014 - 2015 writer - 1 episode, 2014

Composer

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
George Michael at the Palais Garnier, Paris2014Documentary
George Michael: Let Her Down Easy2014Video short
Hjælp, det er jul2011TV Series 1 episode
George Michael: Live in London2009Documentary
George Michael: Twenty Five2006Video
George Michael: A Different Story2005Documentary
The Best of Wham!2000Video
George Michael: I Want Your Sex1987Video short
Wham!: The Video1985Video short

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
George Michael at the Palais Garnier, Paris2014Documentary executive producer
George Michael: Live in London2009Documentary executive producer
Heal the Land2008Short executive producer
George Michael: Faith1987Video short producer

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Best of Wham!2000Video video "Where Did Your Heart Go?"
Ladies & Gentlemen: The Best of George Michael1999Video documentary videos "I Want Your Sex", "Father Figure"
George Michael: I Want Your Sex1987Video short

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Extras2007TV SeriesGeorge Michael
George Michael: Faith1987Video shortVocals
George Michael: I Want Your Sex1987Video shortGeorge Michael

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
George Michael: Praying for Time2010Short original song
Red Shoe Diaries 13: Four on the Floor1996Video composer: title track - segment "Emily's Dance"
Red Shoe Diaries1994TV Series composer - 1 episode

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
George Michael: A Different Story2005Documentary story - uncredited
George Michael: Faith1987Video short

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
George Michael: Live in London2009Documentary creating director

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Geri1999TV Movie documentaryHimself
Here, There and Everywhere: a Concert for Linda1999TV Special documentaryHimself
Power Vision - Pop Galerie1998-1999TV Series documentaryHimself
MTV Europe Music Awards 19981998TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
Late Show with David Letterman1998TV SeriesHimself - Guest
George Michael TV1998TV Movie documentaryHimself
Wild On...1997TV SeriesHimself
Diana: The Nation's Farewell1997TV MovieHimself
MTV Europe Music Awards 19961996TV SpecialHimself - Performer
Sex with Paula1995TV Movie documentaryHimself - Interviewee
MTV Europe Music Awards 19951995TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
MTV Europe Music Awards 19941994TV SpecialHimself - Performer
The Freddie Mercury Tribute: Concert for AIDS Awareness1992TV Movie documentaryHimself
MTV Video Music Awards 19911991TV SpecialHimself
Two Rooms: A Tribute to Elton John & Bernie Taupin1991TV Movie documentaryHimself
MTV's 10th Anniversary Special1991TV MovieHimself
Rock in Rio1991TV SeriesHimself - Performer
Decade1989TV Movie documentaryHimself
The 1989 Annual MTV Video Music Awards1989TV SpecialHimself
Freedomfest: Nelson Mandela's 70th Birthday Celebratation1988TV Special documentaryHimself
George Michael: Music Money Love Faith1988TV MovieHimself
Top of the Pops1982-1987TV SeriesHimself
Stand by Me: AIDS Day Benefit1987TV MovieHimself
The Prince's Trust Rock Gala: 10th Birthday1986TV Movie documentaryHimself - Performer
The Tube1986TV SeriesHimself
Aspel & Company1986TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Wham! in China: Foreign Skies1986DocumentaryHimself
Wish You Were There1985Himself
Live Aid1985TV Special documentaryHimself (as Wham!)
Motown Returns to the Apollo1985TV SpecialHimself
Champs-Elysées1985TV SeriesHimself
Wham!: The Video1985Video shortHimself
Wogan1984TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Pop Quiz1983-1984TV SeriesHimself
Platine 451984TV SeriesHimself
Wham!: Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go1984Video shortHimself
Saturday Superstore1983TV SeriesHimself
New American Bandstand 19651983TV SeriesHimself
Sound it Out: The Untitled LGBTQIA Music Documentary2017Documentary announcedHimself
George Michael at the Palais Garnier, Paris2014DocumentaryHimself
London 2012 Olympic Closing Ceremony: A Symphony of British Music2012TV MovieHimself
The BRIT Awards 20122012TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
Piers Morgan Tonight2011TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Loose Women2009-2011TV SeriesHimself
The Wright Stuff2011TV SeriesHimself
Beautiful People2009TV SeriesHimself (in photo)
The X Factor2009TV SeriesHimself - Special Guest
George Michael: Live in London2009DocumentaryHimself
Entertainment Tonight2008TV SeriesHimself
American Idol2008TV SeriesHimself - Performer
Eli Stone2008TV SeriesHimself
The Catherine Tate Show2007TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Catherine Tate Show Xmas Special2007TV MovieHimself
George Michael: The Road to Wembley2007TV MovieHimself
Parkinson1998-2007TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Taff2007TV SeriesHimself
The South Bank Show2006TV Series documentaryHimself - Guest
Richard & Judy2003-2006TV SeriesHimself - Guest
George Michael: Twenty Five2006VideoHimself
Corazón de...2005TV SeriesHimself
Girls and Boys: Sex and British Pop2005TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
Little Documentary2005Video documentary shortHimself
Comic Relief: Red Nose Night Live 052005TV SpecialHimself
George Michael: A Different Story2005DocumentaryHimself
SingStar Party2004Video GameHimself
Behind the Music2004TV Series documentaryHimself
Today2004TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Musikprogrammet - programmet om musik2004TV Series documentaryHimself
Hans Pilgaard møder George Michael2004TV Movie documentaryHimself
Go' aften Danmark2004TV SeriesHimself - Singer
Tout le monde en parle2004TV SeriesHimself
Wetten, dass..?2004TV SeriesHimself
La noche con Fuentes y Cía2004TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Pulse2004TV Series documentaryHimself
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire2003TV SeriesHimself
Sen kväll med Luuk2003TV SeriesHimself
V Graham Norton2003TV SeriesHimself - Guest
HARDtalk2003TV SeriesHimself
Breakfast with Frost2003TV SeriesHimself
Brit Awards 20032003TV SpecialHimself - Performer
50 Sexiest Video Moments2003TV Movie documentaryHimself
Pavarotti & Friends for Cambodia and Tibet2000TV Special documentaryHimself - Guest
The Best of Wham!2000VideoHimself
This Is Your Life1999TV Series documentaryHimself
Net Aid1999TV SpecialHimself
Ladies & Gentlemen: The Best of George Michael1999Video documentaryHimself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Entertainment Tonight2015-2016TV SeriesHimself
Inside Edition2016TV Series documentaryHimself
Extra2016TV SeriesHimself
Access Hollywood2016TV SeriesHimself
Top of the Pops: The Story of 19822016TV Movie documentaryHimself - Wham!
Dolezal Backstage2015TV Series documentaryHimself
Tu cara me suena - Argentina2014-2015TV SeriesHimself
20 Moments That Rocked Pop2015TV Movie documentaryHimself (uncredited)
Tellement Gay! Homosexualité et pop culture2015TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
Peter Andre's Xmas Extravaganza Top 502014TV MovieHimself
Somewhere Over the Rainbow2014TV Movie documentaryHimself (uncredited)
Doctors2013TV SeriesHimself - Member: Wham
The Big Dirty List Show: 50 Years of Sex and Music2013TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Nation's Favourite Number 1 Single2012TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
No me la puc treure del cap2012TV SeriesHimself
Video Killed the Radio Star2010TV Series documentaryHimself
Welcome to the 80's2009TV Series documentaryHimself
Video on Trial2006-2009TV SeriesHimself - Accused / Himself - Wham!
60/902008TV SeriesHimself
100 Greatest Songs of the 90s2007TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself - #102: 'Freedom 90'
Banda sonora2007TV SeriesHimself
El hormiguero2007TV SeriesHimself
Memòries de la tele2007TV SeriesHimself
La tele de tu vida2007TV SeriesHimself
Soul Britannia2007TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
Lo cap d'any2006TV SpecialHimself
The Fame Review 20062006TV Movie documentaryHimself (uncredited)
Careless Whiskers: The Unseen George Michael2006TV Movie documentaryHimself
Loops!2006TV SeriesHimself
20 to 12005TV Series documentaryHimself
80s2005TV Series documentaryHimself
Favouritism2005TV SeriesHimself
Retrosexual: The 80's2004TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
Sex 'n' Pop2004TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
Pulse2004TV Series documentaryHimself
Get Up, Stand Up2003TV Series documentaryHimself
MTV Europe Awards: 10 of the Best Performances2003TV MovieHimself
101 Most Shocking Moments in Entertainment2003TV Movie documentaryHimself - #101 George Michael Exposed
25 Years of Smash Hits2003TV Movie documentaryHimself
Sendung ohne Namen2003TV Series documentaryHimself
Top Ten2000TV Series documentaryHimself
Top of the Pops1985-2000TV SeriesHimself
Queen's Greatest Flix III1999VideoHimself
The Queen Phenomenon1995TV Movie documentaryHimself
Memories of 1970-19911991TV Series documentaryHimself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1988Razzie AwardRazzie AwardsWorst Original SongBeverly Hills Cop II (1987)


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#Fact
1The singer's music video "Freedom" (1989) featured supermodels Linda Evangelista, Naomi Campbell, Christy Turlington, Cindy Crawford and Tatjana Patitz. Curiously, GM appeared nowhere in the video himself. Directed by David Fincher and photographed by Jeff Cronenweth.
2Close friend of Shirlie Kemp. He introduced her to her future husband, Martin Kemp. She was one of his backup singers.
3In September 2010, while serving a prison sentence for driving under the influence of drugs, George received a two-page handwritten letter from Sir Paul McCartney to lift his spirits. In the letter, McCartney said that he empathised with George as he himself had spent ten days in prison in Japan in 1980 after being caught with cannabis. He told George to keep his chin up and that he would see him when he is released. Apparently, George was delighted with the letter and read it over and over again.
4Lives in London, Goring, United Kingdom and Dallas, Texas.
5He wrote, produced and performed the classic song "Last Christmas" when he was just 21 years old. There have been over 395 cover versions of the song by different artists since it was released in 1984.
6A fan of The Beatles, he performed with Paul McCartney at Live 8 (2005). He also bought John Lennon's Steinway Model Z upright piano for £1.67m in the year 2000, then returned it to Liverpool's Beatles Story museum.
7Ranked #73 on VH1's 100 Sexiest Artists.
8Friend of Geri Horner.
9Sentenced to 100 hours community service for driving while unfit. The singer was arrested on 1 October 2006 after being found slumped at the wheel of his Mercedes in the early hours of the morning. He had an antidepressant in his system, as well as cannabis and 16 micrograms per millilitre of the illegal Class C drug GHB. (9 June 2007).
10His partner Anselmo Feleppa, whom he met in 1991, died from an AIDS-related brain haemorrhage in 1993.
11He was paid £1.7 million to perform for an hour at Russian billionaire Vladimir Potanin's New Year's party on 31 December 2006.
12His debut solo album "Faith" has sold more than 20 million copies since its release in 1987.
13Announced his retirement in February 2004, but began a new European tour in September 2006, his first tour in fifteen years.
14Winner of the 1997 Brit Award for British Male Solo Artist following the success of his multi-million selling album "Older".
15His album "Listen Without Prejudice Vol.1" won the 1991 Brit Award for British Album.
16Winner of the British Phonographic Industry Award for British Male Solo Artist in 1988 following the success of his multi-million selling album "Faith".
17Winner (as part of Wham!) of the British Phonographic Industry Award for British Group in 1985.
18He has an estimated fortune of £70 million.
19In the Independent on Sunday 2006 Pink List - a list of the most influential gay men and women - he came no. 25, down from 22.
20He has sold an estimated 80 million records worldwide, both as a solo performer and as one half of the duet Wham!, as of 2006.
21Wrote many of his songs while working at a movie theater as a teenager.
22His 1990 solo hit "Freedom 90" from the CD "Listen Without Prejudice, Vol. 1" was so titled to avoid confusion with his previous Wham! hit "Freedom".
23Was backing vocals on Andrew Ridgeley's album "Son Of Albert" on tracks "Red Dress" & "Shake". These were the only 2 songs to do well on the charts.
24He and Andrew Ridgeley wrote "Careless Whisper" on the back of a bus during their school days.
25Is of Greek-Cypriot heritage from his father, Kyriacos Panayiotou, a restaurant owner, who emigrated to the U.K. from Cyprus, in the 1950s. His mother, Lesley Angold (Harrison), was of English background.
26He wrote his smash hit single "Careless Whisper" when he was just 17, on a Thursday afternoon in Bushey. He waited until he was 21 before he released it as his first solo single. The song reached number one in more than 25 countries and sold in excess of 6 million copies.
27Played a benefit for striking British miners. [September 1984]
28His last performance with Wham! was at Wembley Stadium in June 1986.
29His controversial single "Shoot the Dog" (released 2002) had a video that ridiculed Tony Blair, Cherie Blair and George W. Bush.
30He has contributed two songs to the "Warchild Hope" album (released 21 April 2003); one is a cover of Don McLean's "The Grave" and the other is his own classic "Faith" (a duet with Ms Dynamite).
31He was a big fan of This Morning (1988) and, on the final episode of the series, he phoned the presenters, Richard and Judy, to thank them live on air and to wish them the best.
32He sang on the no. 1 and no. 2 Christmas singles of 1984, Band Aid's "Do They Know It's Christmas?" and Wham!'s "Last Christmas".
33His song with Wham!, "Last Christmas", is the best selling British hit never to get to number one, reaching the no. 2 position in December 1984, being re-issued and reaching the no. 6 position the next December and being re-issued again and reaching the no. 45 position in December 1986. It spent a total of 24 weeks on the British chart.
34The first three singles of George Michael's solo career all went to the no. 1 position on the UK chart: "Careless Whisper" (1984), "A Different Corner" (1986) and "I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me)" (1987). The latter was a duet with Aretha Franklin.
35Collaborated with Queen and Lisa Stansfield on the British chart-topping "Five Live" (EP) of 1993.
36His song "Father Figure" was sampled for PM Dawn's hit "Looking Through Patient Eyes".
37Has sung duets with Aretha Franklin, Elton John, Rory Bourke, Mary J. Blige and Whitney Houston.
38He enjoyed four British number one singles with Wham: "Wake Me Up Before You Go Go" (1984), "Freedom" (1984), "I'm Your Man" (1985) and "The Edge of Heaven" (1986).
39Was arrested in early 1998 at a public restroom in Beverly Hills for commiting a lewd act in front of an undercover police officer. He has since made a music video mocking the whole incident. The arresting police officer has since filed a civil suit againt George for defamation of character. It was dismissed.

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1[on regaining consciousness after his 2011 coma] I swear this is true. I came out of my coma talking in this West Country accent. There's nothing wrong with a West Country accent, but it's a bit weird when you're from North London. My sisters, who were obviously so relieved that I'd actually woken up, were just laughing away at this stand-up comedy.
2[on performing at the Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert in 1992] To sing with Queen was the most memorable moment of my career.
3[on surviving severe pneumonia at Christmas 2011] Best Christmas I can remember, surrounded by the people I love. And knowing that Christmas could have been very different this year for everyone at that table. As it was we stuffed and laughed ourselves silly. I'm such a lucky man! I hope you all had a great one.
4[on the death of Freddie Mercury in 1991] Freddie Mercury was a huge source of inspiration to me as a child. I religiously attended Queen's concerts year after year. This is a sad day.
5It is such an amazing feeling to watch the effect I have on my audience. There is no question that is the most valuable thing I can ever do in terms of contribution and it seems that God wanted me to and gave me the voice to do it and the stamina to do it.
6I have a serious problem with the fact that every time I made a mistake and every time I let myself down that I was letting young gay kids down.
7Loyalty can be different things to different sexualities.
8As an artist I'm not interested in repeating former successes.
9I do love Christmas. I always have loved it, ever since I was a child. When I was young both my parents used to work so hard and they always seemed quite stressed to me. But at Christmas everyone would calm down and be nice to each other for a few days, and that used to make me feel very safe. It's Frank Sinatra who reminds me of Christmas. During the school holidays, when I was a kid, I used to work behind the bar of my dad's restaurant in Edgware [North London], and he'd always play Sinatra records for the customers. So that association is very strong for me. Why doesn't it snow at the right time anymore, like it did in the '60s? If it could snow on Christmas Eve or something that would be perfect.
10[on doing concerts] People run on and off the stage, but usually they're removed before they get to me. It's not really frightening. There's always the possibility that someone's going to take a potshot at you; you take that risk when you perform in front of thousands of people.
11[on his time in prison in September/October 2010] Most of my days have been spent reading thousands of letters and postcards of incredible support from people around the world. I promise to repay their kindness with new music as soon as I possibly can.
12I just hope that I'll stay around musically for as long as I can. I'd love to think that I will still be satisfying myself and other people as a musician until the day I die.
13There are very few things in my life that I can't have if I want them. So when I see something that I think I can't have, immediately I'm obsessed by it.
14I'm basically a control freak. It's not because I want to be. I'm not at all into the power play that's involved in it. I'm a perfectionist.
15I know I'm basically a good person whose two crimes appear to be that I'm gay and I've got a big mouth to go with it.
16[on his arrest for lewd behavior] When someone is waving their genitalia at you, you don't automatically assume that they're an officer of the law.
17Boy George is great company and a man I have always wanted to like. He acts in a homophobic way to other gay men by being such a bitch. It's an aggression that he can't get rid of.
18[on Elton John's concern for him] Elton lives on that. He will not be happy until I bang on his door in the middle of the night saying: 'Please, please, help me, Elton. Take me to rehab.' It's not going to happen. Elton just needs to shut his mouth and get on with his own life. Look, if people choose to believe that I'm sitting here in my ivory tower, 'Howard Hughes'ing myself with long fingernails and loads of drugs, then I can't do anything about that, can I?
19[on Tony Blair] His problem is, one, he's not as smart as he thinks he is and, two, this man does not know when his ego is getting the better of him... A man who will not stare his ego down is every bit as dangerous as an altruist as he is a Hitler.
20[on his August 2009 car crash] If that juggernaut had killed me, I think I'd be perfectly happy with the amount of quality music I have left in the world. My ego is sated.
21Elton John said he thought I was miserable for some reason and I have been trying to prove that I'm not ever since. The subtext to it is always, 'He was all right before he came out and now he lives this depraved gay life and is miserable and fat' and from that point on I have suffered this kind of wishful thinking from the Press.
22Women seem to ignore the fact that I'm gay. I think that women really get the feeling that I understand them. I grew up with two sisters, I went out with women when I was younger. I do understand them, unfortunately.
23I think pop music should be about youth culture. It shouldn't be an endurance test. If I can just live further from the spotlight I think that'll be better for all really.
24Running naked up and down Oxford Street singing I Am What I Am would have been a more dignified way to come out. (On his arrest for lewd conduct in 1998)
25Gay relationships are a bit different. I'm sure we'll be allowed to roam if we want to. But we love each other dearly. (On his long-term partner, Kenny Goss)
26It is nice to know that the News of The World is still so concerned for my well being.
27Parkinson (1971) is still the only interview on British TV that means anything. Perhaps that is because he appears to realize that his guest should always be the star of the show and... He paid for dinner!
28In a strange way I've spent the last 15 to 20 years trying to derail my own career. But it never seems to suffer. I suffer like crazy. I've suffered bereavements and public humiliations, but my career always seems to right itself like a plastic duck in the bath. In some ways I resent that.
29I have been doing this on and off since I was a teenager and never once seen violence. If I want to see violence or what I call shameful behaviour, the idea that women in clubs these days have to hold their hand over their drink for fear of being drugged ... Please don't tell me as a member of the straight community that I am taking risks. I know what I do and I am sorry, but we should not be taking questions like this, from straight women in particular ... I do not deserve the criticism. What I don't have respect for is some demand for answers from an openly gay man who is living his own life. I have not cheated or lied about my sex life to anybody in my life, in my entire life. I hate not to be able to rise above it, but there is only so much you can take. I'm suing the individual involved who I have never, ever seen, let alone wanted to have any kind of sexual encounter with, and I'm currently investigating suing the secondary sources of libel. I am taking legal action against the photographers because they're harassing me and I should not have to worry about who's watching me at 2:30 in the morning.
30"The trajectory of my particular soap opera with the press launched from that statement Elton made about eighteen months ago when Elton hadn't seen me for years. Elton said he thought I was really miserable for some reason. From that point on I've been trying to prove that I'm not. Unfortunately it made me incredibly vulnerable to the press." (April 2006)
31It was my own stupid fault. I was in possession of class C drugs which is an offence and I have no complaints about the police, who were professional throughout.
32Even though it's become a really cliched thing to see musicians working for charity, it's still effective and it still has to be done.
33I still believe that music is one of the greatest gifts that God gave to man.
34I do think that Live Aid (1985) was a great thing, it focused people, I think it showed young kids the way in many respects and I think a lot of people are still inspired by what happened in the mid-Eighties.

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