Robert Michael Nesmith is a well-known musician, songwriter, producer, actor and author from the United States. Michael is also a well-known entrepreneur and philanthropist in the United States. His fame began when he joined the Monkees, a pop-rock band, and when he was an actor and co-star on the television series Monkees, which aired from 1966 to 1968.
Nesmith has also written a number of popular songs that are recognized worldwide. After the band broke up, Nesmith resumed his live playing and songwriting career. As a result, fame and even having a top 40 hit after joining the country rock group became a part of his life.
|celebrated name:||Mike Nesmith|
|Real name/Full name:||Robert Michael Nesmith|
|Age:||79 years old|
|Date of birth:||Dec 30, 1942|
|Birthplace:||Houston, Texas, USA|
|Sexual orientation:||Straight ahead|
|Wife/husband (name):||Kathryn Bild (m. 1976-1988), Phyllis Barbour Nesmith (m. 1964-1972)|
|Children/Children (son and daughter):||Yes (Christian, Jonathan, Jessica and Jason)|
|Is Mike Nesmith Gay?:||N/A|
|Net worth in 2022:||$55 million|
Mike Nesmith Biography
Mike Nesmith was born in a house where his mother was the sole breadwinner. One story is about how his mother got rich as a result of what most people would call a mistake. Bette Nesmith, Michael’s mother, worked as a typewriter and was annoyed by the many mistakes she made when typing. Mistakes forced her to restart her efforts.
Surprisingly, she created the first correction fluid in her home using the family blender. Bette called the liquid “mistake” because she had no more typos. The liquid was thereafter called Liquid Paper. Bette later sold the liquid paper to Gillette for $1.6 billion.
Nesmith attended Antonio College, where he discovered a passion for folk music. He then began to record and perform his works. Nesmith moved to Los Angeles in the mid-1960s to continue his career. This happened after Nesmith served two years in the United States Air Force as an aircraft mechanic at Shepherds Air Force Base. While in Los Angeles, he earned a position on a TV show with the Monkees band. This ensemble wrote, recorded and sold several popular songs around the world.
Mike Nesmith’s Age, Height, Weight
Mike Nesmith was born on December 30, 1942 and is 79 years old as of 2022. He is 1.80 m tall and weighs 70 kg.
Nesmith began his profession immediately after completing his military service in the Air Force. He then learned to play the guitar and was a member of many bands before moving to Los Angeles with two of his friends. Nesmith acquired the practice of writing poetry, which served as the basis for his compositions. He recorded many songs for various producers before landing an acting position on a television series in 1965.
He was a member of the singing group ‘The Monkees’, which was featured in an acting series of the same name. After the cast was complete, ‘Screen Gems’ bought his music for inclusion in the production. When the Monkees managed to fire manager Don Kirshner, they took control of their recording and song selection.
They only recorded as a quartet on one album, 1967’s Headquarters. In 1969 he founded the First National Band, for which he wrote most of the songs. As one of the ancestors of country rock music, the group gained a lot of fame, landing one of their songs at number 21 on the Billboard top 40. The Long Sandy Hair of Neftoon Zamora, Nesmith’s debut book, was released in 1998. served as the executive producer of the film Repo Man.
Achievements and Awards
Mike Nesmith has been called a pioneer of country music. In the early 1980s, he teamed up with one of his best friends, PJ O’Rourke, to compete in the annual Baja 1000 off-road event. The incidents are detailed in O’Rourke’s book “Driving Like a Crazy Person”. However, he continues to make music and his most recent album was released in 2006.
In 1992, he embarked on a concert tour to promote the CD release of his RCA solo album. In 2012, he visited Europe before joining his bandmates from Monkees on their US tour. Despite starring in a television series in the late 1960s, he also appeared as a taxi driver in Whoopi Goldberg’s Whoopi Gold.
Mike Nesmith’s Net Worth in 2022
Michael Nesmith’s net worth is projected to be $55 million as of July 2022. This is highly deserved as a result of his music, songwriting, book writing and acting. Nesmith’s songwriting career is prosperous, and he has also recorded his own tunes. He was also featured in the longest-running television series ever, which ran for seven seasons.
Some of his songs were also used in the cast of the TV show The Monkees. Michael’s fortune stems from his music and his best-selling books around the world.
No matter how long or short Michael’s life has been, he can claim to have lived a life where he truly deserved it. Michael’s career as a writer, music and acting has flourished since the 1960s, enabling him to earn a living.
Hard Rock Nick Wife, Marriage
Bette Nesmith was a single mother raising her only child, Nesmith. He has four children and has been married three times. Nesmith married his first wife in 1964 and they had three children together. Christian was born in 1965, Jonathan was born in 1968 and Jessica was born in 1970.
In 1972, Nesmith and his wife Phyllis Ann divorced. He married his second wife, Kathryn Bild, in 1976 and his third wife, Victoria, in 2000, but the marriage ended after 11 years. Nesmith also has a son, Jason, from his relationship with Nurit Wilde. They met Nurit while filming ‘The Monkees’.