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Michael Edward Mills was born on the 17th December 1958, in Orange County, California USA, and is a musician, multi-instrumentalist and composer, but probably best known to the world as one of the founding members of the alternative rock band R.E.M., with which he released 15 studio albums, including Out of Time” (1991), “Automatic for the People” (1992), and “Collapse into Now” (2011), among others.

Have you ever wondered how rich Mike Mills is, as of early 2017? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Mills’ net worth is as high as $60 million, an amount earned through his successful career as a musician which began in the early 1980s. Aside from R.E.M., Mike has also collaborated with a number of other bands and musicians, including The Backbeat Band, The Baseball Project, Hindu Love Gods and Automatic Baby, which also improved his wealth.

Mike Mills Net Worth $60 Million

At the age of 10, Mike moved to Macon, Georgia, becoming a student of the Catholic preparatory school Mount de Sales Academy, where he met Bill Berry, his future R.E.M. bandmate; they started several bands, including Shadowfax, but they were only short-lived.

Mike then enrolled at the University of Georgia, Athens and continued to collaborate with Berry. The two soon met and befriended Peter Buck and Michael Stipe who already worked together, and R.E.M. was formed. They found a manager in Jefferson Holt, who helped them reach stardom, and was regarded as the band’s fifth member.

Their debut release was the EP “Chronic Town” (1982), through I.R.S. Records, which was followed by the full length album “Murmur” released the next year, which achieved gold status in the US, increasing Mike’s net worth and encouraging him and the other members to continue making music. They slowly built their popularity, and with albums “Fables of the Reconstruction” (1985), “Lifes Rich Pageant” (1986), and “Document” (1987), earned a recording contract with Warner Bros. Records.

R.E.M.’s first album for the major label was the double platinum “Green” released in 1988, while three years later they had their first No. 1 album “Out of Time”, which spawned the hit single “Losing My Religion”, which has been their most recognizable song. Throughout the ‘90s Mike and the rest dominated the alternative rock scene, and with albums “Automatic for the People” (1992), “Monster” (1994), and “New Adventures in Hi-Fi” (1996), only cemented their spot in the Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame, their induction occurring in 2007.

R.E.M. existed until 2011, and from the start of the 2000s released four albums, including “Accelerate” (2008), and “Collapse into Now” released in 2011.

Although R.E.M. ceased, Mike continues to play music, and has collaborated with many musicians, most recently with Robert McDuffle, embarking on a tour in support of Concerto for Violin, Rock Band, and String Orchestra.

Regarding his personal life, little is known about Mike, except for the fact that he has a son named Julian. Combating rumours, he has confirmed that he is ‘straight’!


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Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Finding Oscar2016Documentary writer: "The Flowers of Guatemala" - as Michael Mills
Late Night with Seth Meyers2015-2016TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Family Guy2008-2016TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Zootopia2016writer: "Everybody Hurts" - as Michael Mills
Scorpion2016TV Series writer - 1 episode
Atmos the Addict2016TV Series writer - 1 episode
Tu cara me suena2015TV Series writer - 1 episode
Miss You Already2015writer: "Losing My Religion" - as Michael Mills
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon2015TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Voice2013-2015TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Cites 2.02015TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode
19922015TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Hindsight2015TV Series writer - 1 episode
The End of the Tour2015writer: "New Orleans Instrumental No. 1", "Catapult", "Perfect Circle" - uncredited
Rude Tube2012-2014TV Series writer - 3 episodes
UK Championship Snooker2014TV Series writer - 2 episodes
The Vampire Diaries2014TV Series writer - 1 episode
Alpha and Omega 4: The Legend of the Saw Toothed Cave2014Video writer: "Everybody Hurts"
Wild2014/Iwriter: "Walk Unafraid"
Atop the Fourth Wall2010-2014TV Series writer - 5 episodes
Blended2014writer: "It's The End Of The World As We Know It And I Feel Fine" - as Michael Mills
Guapas2014TV Series writer - 1 episode
Late Show with David Letterman2014TV Series performer - 1 episode
Parks and Recreation2012-2014TV Series writer - 3 episodes
Neighbors2014/Iwriter: "Everybody Hurts" - as Michael Mills
The Voice of the Philippines2013TV Series writer - 1 episode
Tres bodas de más2013writer: "Everybody Hurts" - as Mills, Mike
The Unbelievers2013Documentary writer: "Orange Crush", "Find The River" - as Mills
Glee2010-2013TV Series writer - 2 episodes
The Voice UK2013TV Series writer - 1 episode
BioShock Infinite2013Video Game lyrics: "Shiny Happy People" / music: "Shiny Happy People"
Divorce2013TV Series writer - 1 episode
Raising Hope2012TV Series writer - 1 episode
Voice - Danmarks største stemme2012TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Dictator2012writer: "Everybody Hurts" - as Michael Mills
Wanderlust2012writer: "Driver 8" - as Michael Mills
Anton Corbijn Inside Out2012Documentary writer: "Find The River" - as Mills
Generació D2011TV Movie documentary writer: "Everybody Hurts"
The Big Bang Theory2011TV Series writer - 1 episode
O Homem do Futuro2011writer: "It's the End of the World as We Know It And I Feel Fine"
So You Think You Can Dance2011TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2011TV Series writer - 1 episode
Dancing with the Stars2011TV Series writer - 1 episode
Cougar Town2011TV Series writer - 1 episode
Movin' on Up2011TV Movie writer: "Losing My Religion"
South Jersey Sam2011TV Series writer - 1 episode
20 to 12011TV Series documentary writer - 2 episodes
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon2011TV Series writer - 1 episode
Jäät2010TV Movie writer: "Losing My Religion"
Alpha and Omega2010writer: "Everybody Hurts"
Dokonalý svet2010TV Series writer - 1 episode
American Idol2010TV Series writer - 1 episode
Live from Studio FiveTV Series writer - 7 episodes, 2010 performer - 2 episodes, 2010
Ugly Betty2010TV Series writer - 1 episode
Cesko slovenská superstar2009TV Series writer - 1 episode
Karaoke Revolution2009Video Game writer: "Man On The Moon"
Alarm für Cobra 11 - Die Autobahnpolizei2009TV Series writer - 1 episode
Banda sonora2009TV Series writer - 1 episode
Rage2003-2009TV Series writer - 3 episodes
Dancing on Ice2009TV Series writer - 1 episode
He's Just Not That Into You2009writer: "Supernatural Superserious"
Helioscape2008Short writer: "Low"
Marley & Me2008writer: "Shiny Happy People"
The X Factor2008TV Series writer - 1 episode
Karaoke Revolution Presents: American Idol Encore 22008Video Game writer: "Losing My Religion"
Guitar Hero World Tour2008Video Game writer: "The One I Love"
Por Toda Minha Vida2008TV Series writer - 1 episode
60/902008TV Series writer - 1 episode
Grand Theft Auto IV2008Video Game writer: "Turn You Inside Out" - as M. Mills
Il mattino ha l'oro in bocca2008writer: "Shiny Happy People"
Queridos Amigos2008TV Mini-Series writer - 1 episode
Definitely, Maybe2008writer: "Stand" 1988 - as Michael Mills
Idols2007TV Series writer - 1 episode
SingStar '80s2007Video Game writer: "Stand"
Towelhead2007writer: "Orange Crush"
Slacker Uprising2007Documentary writer: "Belong", "It's The End Of The World As We Know It And I Feel Fine" - as Michael Mills
Australian Idol2007TV Series writer - 1 episode
Elite Squad2007writer: "Shiny Happy People"
La tele de tu vida2007TV Series writer - 1 episode
NCIS2007TV Series writer - 1 episode
Rock Band2007Video Game writer: "Orange Crush"
Canadian Idol2006TV Series writer - 1 episode
Keeping Up with the Steins2006writer: "Shiny Happy People" - as M. Mills
Idol - Jakten på en superstjerne2004-2006TV Series writer - 2 episodes
The Passion: Films, Faith & Fury2006TV Movie documentary writer: "It's the End of the World as We Know It And I Feel Fine"
The Simpsons2001-2006TV Series writer - 3 episodes
My Name Is Earl2006TV Series writer - 1 episode
Reunion2005TV Series writer - 1 episode
How I Met Your Mother2005TV Series writer - 1 episode
Chicken Little2005writer: "It's the End of the World as We Know It" - as Michael Mills
The Office2005TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Work of Director Mark Romanek2005Video documentary writer: "Strange Currencies"
12 and Holding2005writer: "Why Not Smile" - as Michael Mills
William Eggleston in the Real World2005Documentary writer: "Shiny Happy People", "Endgame", "Belong"
Bewitched2005writer: "Everybody Hurts" 1992 - as Michael Mills
WTC View2005writer: "It's the End of the World As We Know It and I feel fine"
Slovensko hladá SuperStar2005TV Series writer - 1 episode
Parkinson2004TV Series writer - 1 episode
Fahrenheit 9/112004Documentary writer: "Shiny Happy People" 1991 - as Michael Mills
Bluebird2004TV Movie writer: "Losing My Religion"
Cold Case2004TV Series writer - 1 episode
Lad de små børn...2004writer: "Losing My Religion"
Boston Public2003TV Series writer - 1 episode
Get Up, Stand Up2003TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode
Karaoke Revolution2003Video Game as Michael Mills, "It's The End Of The World As We Know It"
Smallville2003TV Series writer - 1 episode
Idols!2003TV Series writer - 1 episode
I Love the '80s2002TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode
Bowling for Columbine2002Documentary writer: "How the West Was Won and Where It Got Us" 1996
Vanilla Sky2001"All the Right Friends" 1987, "Sweetness Follows" 1992
Top of the Pops1995-2001TV Series writer - 5 episodes
Unplugged1991-2000TV Series documentary writer - 2 episodes
Man on the Moon1999writer: "The Great Beyond" 1999, "Man on the Moon" 1992
Bringing Out the Dead1999writer: "What's the Frequency Kenneth?"
Never Been Kissed1999writer: "At My Most Beautiful"
Blast from the Past1999writer: "It's the End of the World As We Know It" - as Michael Mills
Freak City1999TV Movie writer: "The Sidewinder Sleeps Tonight"
Shabatot VeHagim1999TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Knock It Down1998Short writer: "WORLD LEADER PRETEND", "ENDGAME"
The Lion King 2: Simba's Pride1998Video writer: "Losing My Religion"
A Night at the Roxbury1998as Michael Mills, "Everybody Hurts"
A Life Less Ordinary1997writer: "LEAVE" - as Mills
Beavis and Butt-Head1993-1997TV Series writer - 4 episodes
Stars in Their Eyes1995-1997TV Series writer - 4 episodes
Party of Five1997TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Mystery Science Theater 30001992-1997TV Series writer - 3 episodes
Nightwatch1997writer: "The Wake-Up Bomb"
Night Fever1997TV Series writer - 1 episode
Sånt är livet1996lyrics: "EVERYBODY HURTS" - as Michael E. Mills / music: "EVERYBODY HURTS" - as Michael E. Mills
Nortia1996TV Series writer - 1 episode
Unhook the Stars1996writer: "Country Feedback"
Independence Day1996writer: "It's the End of the World As We Know It"
Friends1994-1996TV Series writer - 3 episodes
The Juror1996writer: "The Sidewinder Sleeps Tonite"
Tommy Boy1995"It's the End of the World as We Know It And I Feel Fine"
Higher Learning1995writer: "LOSING MY RELIGION"
My So-Called Life1994TV Series writer - 1 episode
New Nightmare1994writer: "Losing My Religion"
When a Man Loves a Woman1994writer: "Everybody Hurts"
Monte Video1994TV Series writer - 1 episode
Coneheads1993"It's a Free World Baby"
Melrose Place1993TV Series writer - 1 episode
Beverly Hills, 902101991-1993TV Series writer - 4 episodes
Singles1992writer: "Radio Song"
Until the End of the World1991writer: "Fretless" - as M. Mills
Palm Harbor Vice1991writer: "Belong"
Saturday Night Live1991TV Series writer - 1 episode
Losing My Religion1991Short writer: "Losing My Religion"
Get a Life1990TV Series writer: "Stand"
Zeg 'ns Aaa1990TV Series writer - 1 episode
Flashback1990as Michael Mills, "It's the End of the World as We Know It And I Feel Fine"
Dream a Little Dream1989writer: "It's the End of the World as We Know It And I Feel Fine"
Made in Heaven1987writer: "Romance" - as Mills
Three Bewildered People in the Night1987writer: "Perfect Circle"
Athens, Ga. - Inside/Out1987Documentary writer: "Swan, Swan, H" - as Mills
The Party Animal1984writer: "Radio Free Europe"
Bachelor Party1984writer: "Wind Out"

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Fairway to Heaven1996TV Movie
Rockpalast1985TV Series
The Incredible Hulk1979TV SeriesStudent

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Man on the Moon1999musician: R.E.M. member - uncredited
Backbeat1994musician: bass and vocals

Composer

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Losing My Religion1991Short

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Where the Wild Things Are2009special thanks
Canadian Bacon1995special thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
R.E.M. by MTV2014DocumentaryHimself
Paradise Garden2014DocumentaryHimself
Late Show with David Letterman2014TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
Finster2012Documentary shortHimself
Sweet Home Alabama: The Southern Rock Saga2012TV Movie documentaryHimself - interviewee
The Smashing Pumpkins Live at the Metro, 19932011DocumentaryHimself
Music Nuggets2011TV SeriesHimself
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Live: Sweet Emotion2009VideoHimself
This Is Not a Show: Live at the Olympia in Dublin2009DocumentaryHimself
The Colbert Report2008TV SeriesHimself
6 Days2008Video documentary
Wetten, dass..?2008TV SeriesHimself
Slacker Uprising2007DocumentaryHimself
Seven Ages of Rock2007TV Series documentaryHimself
R.E.M.: When the Light Is Mine - The Best of the I.R.S. Years 1982-19872006VideoHimself
The Work of Director Stéphane Sednaoui2005Video documentaryHimself (segment "Lotus") (as R.E.M.)
This Morning2004TV SeriesHimself
4Pop2004TV Series documentaryHimself
Sen kväll med Luuk1999-2004TV SeriesHimself
Parkinson2003-2004TV SeriesHimself - Performer / Himself - Guest Singer
This Week2004TV SeriesHimself
R.E.M.: Perfect Square2004VideoHimself - Bass
Boston Public2003TV SeriesHimself
Junior Eurovision Song Contest2003TV SpecialHimself (greetings for the show)
The Best of R.E.M.: In View 1988-20032003Video documentaryHimself
TV total2003TV SeriesHimself
The Simpsons2001TV SeriesHimself
The Panel2001TV SeriesHimself
Top of the Pops2001TV SeriesHimself
Making the Video1999TV Series documentaryHimself
Party of Five1999TV SeriesHimself
REM: Uptake1999TV MovieHimself
Behind the Music1998TV Series documentaryHimself
El séptimo de caballería1998TV SeriesHimself
Later... With Jools Holland1998TV SeriesHimself
RoadMovie1996Video documentaryHimself
R.E.M.: New Adventures in Hi-Fi Stereophonic on Film1996Video documentary shortHimself
R.E.M. Parallel1995VideoHimself
R.E.M.: Rough Cut1995TV MovieHimself
Rage1995TV SeriesHimself
1994 MTV Movie Awards1994TV SpecialHimself (as Backbeat)
Rock and Roll Inaugural Ball1993TV MovieHimself (as R.E.M.)
R.E.M.: This Film Is On1991VideoHimself
Unplugged1991TV Series documentaryHimself
Losing My Religion1991ShortHimself
Tourfilm: R.E.M.1990Video documentaryHimself
R.E.M.: Pop Screen1990Video shortHimself
R.E.M.: Succumbs1987VideoHimself
Athens, Ga. - Inside/Out1987DocumentaryHimself
Late Night with David Letterman1983TV SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Movin' on Up2011TV MovieHimself - R.E.M.
The Work of Director Mark Romanek2005Video documentaryHimself - R.E.M. (uncredited)
Sesame Street Presents: The Street We Live On2004TV MovieHimself (uncredited)
Top of the Pops2001TV SeriesHimself
SNL: 25 Years of Music1999TV MovieHimself (as R.E.M.)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2001GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Song Written for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual MediaMan on the Moon (1999)· Peter Buck
· Michael Stipe
2000OFTA Film AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Music, Adapted SongMan on the Moon (1999)· Bill Berry (music, lyrics, and performed by)
· Peter Buck (music, lyrics, and performed by)
· Michael Stipe (music, lyrics, and performed by)


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#Fact
1One son Julian
2Bassist for rock group R.E.M..

#Quote
1[in 2011] Nobody sells records any more. Even the hottest bands aren't selling anything. We were never in this business to sell records anyway.
2It was impossible for people to see new records in their own light. We understand that, of course. Everyone is going to compare your work to your earlier work. Especially in the case of rock'n'roll, the music that matters most to everyone is the music that they were listening to when they were becoming their formed selves. The band that you loved when you were 16 to 28 is never going to affect you in the same way when you're 45 or 50.
3REM will continue to exist. It's like the past never goes away. There will be reissues, and we'll have to worry about extra content, so it's not like REM never existed. It'll still be something going forward, it just won't be a recording or touring entity.
4Peter enjoys collaborating with people and I see him doing a lot more of that. I think Michael wants to work with visual media - sculpture and photography.
5We were as on top of our game as we could be after 31 years, and we said walk away on our own terms.
6As an alternative to the synthesizer-dominated electronic music that was being made, we were the most visible sign that something else was going on.
7On the 1994 album Monster: "We figured we had done the acoustic thing about as well as we were ever going to do it... we said, 'We have guitars, we have amplifiers, let's make a rock record.'"


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