Michael Nesmith is acknowledged as a musician, songwriter, producer, actor, novelist, entrepreneur, and philanthropist, who has an estimated net worth of $55 Million. He is best recognized for being associate of popular pop rock band named Monkees as well as co-star of TV series entitled The Monkees (from 1966 till 1968).
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Biography & Wiki:
Michael Nesmith was born in year 1942 to Bette Nesmith Graham and Warren Audrey Nesmith. His birthplace is Houston, located in Texas. It is known that he is recognized as the only child of his parents, who divorced when he was of age four.
He with his mother got relocated to Dallas to come nearer closer to her parents, aunts, sister, and grandmother. Bette accepted short-term jobs varying from clerical task to graphics design, as well as enhanced good clerical skills, like shorthand and, favourably, touch typing.
In absence of graduating from high school, he was recruited in United States Air Force in year 1960. Also, he has finished basic training conducted in Lackland Air Force Base inside San Antonio, and got training as aircraft mechanic in Sheppard Air Force Base within Wichita Falls, located in Texas.
Later, he got permanently posted at Clinton-Sherman Air Force Base around Burns Flat, located in Oklahoma. When appearing in the Air Force, he has received G.E.D. and got discharged below honourable conditions during year 1962.
Michael Nesmith started off his career in recording during year 1963 by launching a single on the Highness label. Moreover, he has followed that in year 1965 through a one-off single issued on Edan Records which was followed through two additional recorded singles.
Of them, one was entitled “The New Recruit” below a name “Michael Blessing,” issued on Colpix Records, unexpectedly too the label of Davy Jones, however they did not encounter till The Monkees formed.
When studying in college, he started writing more poetry and songs, and post he and Phyllis got married in year 1963, they agreed to relocate to Los Angeles in order that he can follow his singing and song writing career.
During that time, Phyllis was actually pregnant by their first baby named Christian DuVal. He also started singing inside folk clubs nearby Los Angeles and got noteworthy job as the “Hootmaster” for the Monday night hootenannies in The Troubadour, known as a West Hollywood night club which presented afresh artists.
Nesmith registered as part-time in the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and educated in American History and Music History. Around 1972, he began record label Countryside Records along with Jac Holzman, known as an originator of Elektra Records
Awards & Achievements:
In year 1981, Michael Nesmith has won the first Grammy Award provided for Video of the Year intended for his hour-long television show named Elephant Parts.
Net Worth of Michael Nesmith:
Michael Nesmith has an estimated net worth of $55 Million as of 2017. He makes his fortune from being a musician, producer and a songwriter. He too earned by being an actor and entrepreneur.
He earned notably by being member of famous 60s pop band sensation entitled The Monkees. Other than him, The Monkees were composed up of leading singer named Davy Jones and members namely Peter Tork and Micky Dolenz.
The passionately popular band too had a TV series entitled The Monkees which continued from 1966 till 1968. He too earned well by being an executive producer of the trendy film entitled Repo Man. Recently he has produced a track intended for Carolyn Wonderland’s album entitled Peace Meal.
Michael Nesmith is one of those experienced musicians who presently enjoy stardom by consistently working well in his youth. In last several years, he has greatly stayed out of the public attention and he lives a quiet life, supposedly in Carmel, located in California.
He has not actually left his great passion, and persists to function on his own music as well as with other musicians.