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Robert Alan Deal was born on 4 April 1955, in Terre Haute, Indiana USA. Known under his stage name of Mick Mars, he rose to prominence as a guiter-playing member of the heavy metal band band Mötley Crüe, but is also known as a songwriter and recording artist. Mick Mars has been active in the entertainment industry since 1981.
So just how rich is Mick Mars? Sources estimate that the overall amount of Mick Mars net worth is as much as $40 million, virtually all having been accumulated from his career in the music industry.
Mick Mars Net Worth $40 Million
Mick Mars was raised in several places before his parents settled in Garden Grove, California. Mick was not much of an academic, so was a bit rebellious and dropped out of school to concentrate on music, and initially was involved in several unsuccessful heavy metal, glam metal, and hard rock bands, while also doing various menial jobs to earn a living.
After ten years of this life, Mick adopted his stage name, changed his appearance by dyeing the hair black and moved to Los Angeles. He was noticed by Tommy Lee and Nikki Sixx who had founded the band Mötley Crüe. In 1981 the band announced themselves, including Mick Mars as the guitarist, Tommy Lee the drummer, Nikki Sixx the bassist and Vince Neil the vocalist of the band. This was certainly the start of Mick Mars’ net worth rising. Up to 1983 the band successfully introduced themselves to the world of entertainment. Their first album “Too Fast for Love” (1981) was certified platinum in the United States of America. The second album entitled “Shout at the Devil” (1983) was certified four times platinum in the USA, gold in Australia and three times platinum in Canada. The years from 1984 to 1991 might be called the rise to international fame of the band. After showing up in various festivals and on television the band became famous quickly as they stood out from the crowd with their disgraceful clothing, high heeled boots and shocking make up. This bad side was worse, as the members got hooked on alcohol and drugs, but still, their albums “Theatre of Pain” (1985), “Girls, Girls, Girls” (1987), and “Dr. Freegood” (1989) received certificates for sales and achieved high positions on charts all over the world.
From 1992 to 2003, the band experienced lots of changes, as well as ups and downs in popularity. However, in 2004 the band managed to reunite and renew their success. The band won an American Music Award, Grammy Award and MTV Video Music Award. Moreover, in 2006 Motley Crue was inducted into the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Mick Mars net worth rose commensurately with the success of the band.
Mick Mars reveals little information about his personal life. He married Emi Canyn in 1990, however they divorced in 1994. He is also known to have two children with his long-term girlfriend Sharon. The media has reported without details that they married but divorced. Mars has suffered from a chronic inflammatory form of arthritis since birth, undergoing hip replacement surgery some years ago.