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Mike Muir Net Worth, Biography & Wiki in 2017

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Michael Allen Muir net worth:
$500,000

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Mike Muir Net Worth, Wiki & Biography in 2017

Michael Allen Muir was born on 14 March 1963, in Venice, California USA, and is a singer and guitarist, best known as the lead vocalist of the bands Suicidal Tendencies, Los Cycos and Infectious Grooves.

So just how rich is Mike Muir at present? According to sources, Muir has earned a net worth over $500,000, as of early 2017, established during his music career which began in the early ‘80s.

Mike Muir Net Worth $500,000

Muir grew up in Santa Monica, California, along with his brother Jim Muir of the famous Z-Boys skateboarding team. After being expelled from high school in tenth grade, he attended Santa Monica College.

Muir was introduced to metal music early in his childhood by his brother Jim. When he was 17 years old, he formed a punk band called Suicidal Tendencies, becoming its lead vocalist. Three years later, the band signed with the independent label Frontier Records and released their debut, self-titled album, containing the hit song “Institutionalized”. The music video of the song eventually became one of the first hardcore punk videos to receive substantial MTV airplay, significantly contributing to the band’s popularity. Muir’s net worth started to rise.

Since then, the band has been on numerous tours and to festivals around the world; however, in 1984 they went on a four-year hiatus. During this time, Muir founded the band “Los Cycos”, releasing its debut recording on his newly formed Suicidal Records label. The album was, however, released only on vinyl and cassette.

Suicidal Tendences returned in 1987, and started to record more metal-oriented music, establishing what would become crossover trash. This was evident in their second album, the 1987 “Join the Army”. The following year they signed with Epic Records, and went on to release three more albums, among them “Lights… Camera… Revolution!”, which became a trash classic. Their music would eventually get funk influences as well, with bassist Robert Trujilo being responsible for that. As Muir was becoming more and more interested in funk, he and Trujilo formed a funk metal side project called Infectious Grooves, which released their debut album in 1991, “The Plague That Makes Your Booty Move… It’s the Infectious Grooves”, with the song “Therapy” featuring Ozzy Osbourne and which boosted their popularity. They went on to release three more albums by 2000, all of which contributed to Muir’s wealth.

In 1992 Suicidal Tendencies released their album “Art of Rebellion”, which became their most commercially successful and highest charting album, containing the hits “Nobody Hears” and “I’ll Hate You Better”. As the band’s popularity grew, Muir’s net worth followed it, but after a few more albums came out by 1994, the band started to fall apart. However, in 1996, Suicidal Tendencies reunited and released new material, but only to disband again in 2001. The following year they reunited again and started to tour, but went on hiatus in 2004, as Muir had to undergo a back surgery.

They started with tours again the following year, but didn’t release a new album in 2010. Their last album came out in fall 2016, with Muir announcing that this may be the band’s final studio album.

Aside from the bands, Muir has also released three solo albums under the pseudonym Cyco Miko, under Suicidal Records. He has also collaborated with other bands and musicians, such as with No Mercy, Excel and P.O.D., to name a few.

Muir has also been featured on television. His house has appeared as a “horror house” in the Discovery Channel show “Monster House”, and he has also appeared on the Action Sports celebrity boxing match, in which he fought against and lost to Simon Woodstock.

When in comes to his personal life, Muir is a married man with three children, but keeps his family life largely private.


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Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon2015TV Series writer - 1 episode
Grand Theft Auto V2013Video Game writer: "Subliminal"
Bank Roll2012producer: "Fame"
Young Adult2011writer: "Pledge Your Allegiance" - as Michael Muir
Guitar Hero: Metallica2009Video Game writer: "War Inside My Head"
Iron Man2008writer: "Institutionalized"
The Blue Hour2007writer: "Heaven" - as Michael Muir
Guitar Hero II2006Video Game writer: "INSTITUTIONALIZED"
American Wasteland2005Video Game writer: "Institutionalized"
Lightning Bug2004writer: "Till My Last Breath"
Tony Hawk's Pro Skater1999Video Game writer: "Cyco Vision"
Ulee's Gold1997writer: "No Fuck'n Problem"
Empire Records1995writer: "I Shot the Devil" - as Michael Muir
The Brady Bunch Movie1995"Institutionalized"
Ready to Wear1994writer: "Violent and Funky"
S.F.W.1994writer: "No Fuck'n Problem" - as Michael Muir
Beavis and Butt-Head1993TV Series writer - 1 episode
Auntie Lee's Meat Pies1992writer: "I Saw Your Mommy"
Guncrazy1992writer: "YOU CAN'T BRING ME DOWN"
Encino Man1992lyrics: "Feed the Monkey" - as Michael Muir / music: "Feed the Monkey" - as Michael Muir
Miami Vice1986TV Series writer - 1 episode

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Encino Man1992Infectious Grooves
Miami Vice1986TV SeriesMike Muir - Singer at Club

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Suicidal Tendencies: Institutionalized1984Video short

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Monster House2003TV SeriesHimself
Freaks, Nerds & Weirdos1994TV MovieHimself
Pantera: Cowboys from Hell1991Video documentary shortHimself
Hard 'N Heavy Volume 101991Video documentaryHimself - Suicidal Tendencies
Headbangers Ball1989TV SeriesHimself
Suicidal Tendencies: Institutionalized1984Video shortHimself

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#Fact
1Delivered papers with Bill Paxton as a teenager.
2While his band was on hiatus, he joined No Mercy, which also featured Mike Clark before he joined Suicidal Tendencies in 1987 as their rhythm guitarist. Suicidal Tendencies also covered No Mercy songs for their 1989 album "Controlled by Hatred/Feel Like Shit...Deja Vu".
3Also the singer for the funk rock band Infectious Grooves, which also featured another Suicidal Tendencies member Robert Trujillo and former Excel guitarist Adam Siegel.
4Singer and founder member of Suicidal Tendenices.


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#Trademark
1Blue Bandana


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