Michael Baisden Net Worth 2017: Short Bio & Wiki

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Michael Baisden was born on 26 June 1963, in Chicago, Illinois USA, and is an author, radio, and television personality, best known to have hosted “The Michael Baisden Show”. During the peak of the show’s popularity there were over 8 million listeners daily, but all of his endeavors have helped put his net worth to where it is today.

How rich is Michael Baisden? As of mid-2016, sources estimate a net worth that is at $5 million, mostly earned through a successful career in the media. He’s published several books and has been featured in a number of television shows. He’s also done film production work, and is active in terms of charity. All of these have ensured the position of his wealth.

Michael Baisden Net Worth $5 million

Michael started his career driving trains in Chicago, and then decided to pursue a different career. He wrote and self-published the book “Never Satisfied” and then started to tour the country to try and sell his books. He slowly built his popularity and started to write other books as well, including “Men Cry In The Dark” and “God’s Gift to Women”. He net worth was rising.

He then expanded his work to other endeavors including production. With the money he acquired, he helped produce two stage plays based on his novels. He also created the documentary “Love, Lust & Lies” which was based on relationships and sexuality between people of color. This led to seminars and tapes such as “Relationship Seminar” and “Men Have Issues Too”. One of his latest documentaries is “Do Women Know What They Want?”

Thanks to the popularity of his books, Baisden has toured around the country doing motivational speaking, including producing events in Jamaica. One of his best known endeavors was starting a radio career as part of 98.7 KISS FM in New York City, helping the show’s increase in popularity to reach the top spot, and eventually debuted nationally in 2005. Interestingly, his show was cancelled with little notice in 2013, and he is now dealing with a lawsuit with his former network. One of his latest shows is “Baisden After Dark”, which is a talk show on TV One, featuing musician Morris Day and a house band. Michael also occasionally does hosting and presentation work as seen in the “6th Annual Jazz in the Gardens” and the “BET Soul Train Awards”. His net worth is still rising.

He’s won numerous awards for his work, and has received the keys to several cities. Some of the awards he’s received include the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Keepers of the Dream Award, The NCNW Savannah Youth Section 2010 Award, and the I Make the Difference Award.

Michael is also known to do charity work, creating the Michael Baisden Foundation which aims to help youths, and promote literacy. A few of the Foundation’s projects include “One Million Mentors National Campaign to Save Our Kids”, “Gospel for Teens” and “Free Clinics”. He also helped start the “Jena Six March”, and endorsed Barack Obama during his 2008 presidential campaign.

For his personal life, not much is known about any relationships though it has been reported that Michael has a child. He also has a website that promotes upcoming projects.

Quick Facts

Birth date: June 26, 1963
Birth place: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Profession:Radio personality
Education:Chicago Vocational Career Acad High School
Movies:Men Cry in the Dark, The Maintenance Man
Books:The maintenance man; Men cry in the dark; Never satisfied; God's gift to women, Do Men Know What They Want?: Never Satisfied; Maintenance Man Two; Maintenance Man II - Paperback: Money, Politics and Sex... Everyone Has a Price

Interesting Facts

1Has one daughter.




The Maintenance Man2004Video novel
Men Cry in the Dark2003Video novel



Baisden After Dark2007TV Series executive producer - 2 episodes



Madea Goes to Jail2009Michael Baisden



Unsung2013TV Series documentaryHimself
2011 Soul Train Awards2011TV SpecialHimself
2010 Soul Train Awards2010TV SpecialHimself
CNN Presents: Black in America2008TV Movie documentaryHimself
Baisden After Dark2007-2008TV SeriesHimself - Host
39th NAACP Image Awards2008TV SpecialHimself

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