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Bret Michael Sychak was born on 15 March 1963, in Butler, Pennsylvania USA, descended from Carpatho-Russian, Irsi, German and Swis ancestors. He is a musician, actor and producer, probably best known for being one of the members of the band called “Poison”, and for his solo activities. Michaels is considered to be one of the best heavy metal singers, and despite the fact that he is now 52 years old, he still continues his activities in the music and television industries. Bret can also play such instruments as harmonica, piano, guitar and percussion, so there is no doubt that he is a really talented musician.

If you consider how rich Bret Michaels is, it can be said that Bret’s estimated net worth is about $18 million. The main source of this sum of money is his career as a musician, but in addition to this, Bret has also gained a lot because of his activities as an actor and television personality. Bret is a very busy person and he involves himself in numerous projects, that is why his net worth is always growing.

Bret Michaels Net Worth $18 Million

Bret showed his interest in music from a very young age, starting learning to play the guitar. When he was 20 years old, Bret formed a band together with Rikki Rockett, Matt Smith, Bobby Dall and David Besselman; the band is now known as “Poison”. In 1986 they released their first album, entitled “Look What the Cat Dragged In”. This had a huge impact on the growth of Bret Michaels’ net worth. Later the band released seven more albums, which received a lot of attention and made them known all over the world.

Despite the success this band had, Bret wanted to become known as a solo musician as well. In 1998 he released his first solo album, called “A Letter from Death Row”, which also added a lot to Bret’s net worth. In 2003 he released another album, entitled “Songs of Life” and gained a lot of praise for it. Later Bret released three more albums as a solo singer, which all contributed to Bret’s net. Michaels continues working on new songs and it has been announced that soon he will release a new album.

As mentioned, Michaels is also known as an actor and television personality. During his career he has appeared in such movies and television shows as “Nashville Star”, “Rock of Love 2”, “American Pie Presents: The Book of Love”, “High Tension, Low Budget” and many others. All these appearances added a lot to Bret Michaels’ net worth. Undoubtedly, Bret is one of the most successful and one of the most acclaimed musicians, who has achieved a lot not only as a member of the band, “Poison”, but as a solo artist as well.

If to talk about Bret’s personal life, it can be said that he has two daughters together with Kristi Gibson. What is more, Bret is a fan of various sports and supports such teams as the “Pittsburgh Steelers”, “Pittsburgh Penguins” and “Pittsburgh Pirates”. Michaels has also had several problems with his health, including an appendectomy and a severe brain haemorhage but luckily he has been able to overcome them. All in all, Bret is a very talented and successful personality, who has worked hard in order to achieve what he has now. There is no doubt that Bret will continue working for as long as he can, because according to him he has still a lot of ability to show.


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Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
One Hit Wonderland 2013-2015 TV Series documentary writer - 2 episodes
Tumbledown 2015 writer: "Every Rose Has Its Thorn"
My Trip Back to the Dark Side 2014 performer: "Bittersweet" Written by Bret Michaels and Cliff Calabro
Todd's Pop Song Reviews 2014 TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode
Born to Be Wild: The Golden Age of American Rock 2014 TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode
Rock of Ages 2012 lyrics: "Sister Christian / Just Like Paradise / Nothin' But a Good Time" / music: "Sister Christian / Just Like Paradise / Nothin' But a Good Time"
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2012 writer - 1 episode, 2012
Lay the Favorite 2012 writer: "Unskinny Bop" - as Sychak
Metal Evolution 2011 TV Series documentary writer - 2 episodes
Bachelor Pad 2011 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Gymkhana 4: The Hollywood Megamercial 2011 Short writer: "Nothin' But a Good Time" - as Brett Michaels
Hop 2011 writer: "Every Rose Has Its Thorn"
Yogi Bear 2010 writer: "Nothin' But a Good Time"
Glee 2010 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Hot Tub Time Machine 2010 writer: "Talk Dirty to Me", "Cry Tough"
Cop Out 2010 writer: "Every Rose Has Its Thorn"
The 63rd Annual Tony Awards 2009 TV Special writer: "Nothin' But a Good Time"
Ghosts of Girlfriends Past 2009 writer: "Nothin' But A Good Time"
Nitro Circus 2009 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Adventureland 2009 writer: "I Want Action"
(500) Days of Summer 2009 writer: "Every Rose Has Its Thorn"
The Rocker 2008 writer: "Nothin' But a Good Time"
Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay 2008 writer: "Nothin' But a Good Time"
Saturday Night Live 2008 TV Series writer - 1 episode
South Park 2007 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock 2007 Video Game performer: "Go That Far" / writer: "Go That Far", "Talk Dirty To Me"
SingStar Amped 2007 Video Game writer: "Every Rose Has Its Thorn"
Rock of Love with Bret Michaels 2007 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Karaoke Revolution Presents: American Idol 2007 Video Game "Every Rose Has Its Thorn"
Beerfest 2006 writer: "Every Rose Has Its Thorn"
Grandma's Boy 2006 writer: "Talk Dirty to Me"
Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo 2005 writer: "Every Rose Has Its Thorn"
Mr. & Mrs. Smith 2005 writer: "Nothin' But a Good Time"
The O.C. 2005 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Friday Night Lights 2004 writer: "Nothin' but a Good Time"
Chappelle's Show 2004 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Grind 2003 writer: "Nothin' But a Good Time"
Pauly Shore Is Dead 2003 writer: "I Want Action" - as B. Michaels
Run Ronnie Run 2002 writer: "Every Rose Has Its Thorns", "Every Rose Has Its Thorn" - as B. Michaels
On the Line 2001 writer: "Every Rose Has Its Thorn"
A Letter from Death Row 1998 performer: "The Last Breath", "Party Rock Band", "Human Zoo", "I'd Die For You", "Times Like These", "Little Willy", "Devil Inside", "Letter From Death Row", "69", "Angst Mary", "Steel Bar Blues", "Stay With Me", "WW Sex", "Say It" / writer: "The Last Breath", "Party Rock Band", "Human Zoo", "I'd Die For You", "Times Like These", "Little Willy", "Devil Inside", "Letter From Death Row", "69", "Angst Mary", "Steel Bar Blues", "Stay With Me", "WW Sex", "Say It"
Beavis and Butt-Head 1996 TV Series writer - 1 episode
MTV Video Music Awards 1991 1991 TV Special writer: "Talk Dirty to Me"

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Rock of Love with Bret Michaels TV Series producer - 15 episodes, 2007 - 2008 co-executive producer - 7 episodes, 2008 - 2009 story producer - 1 episode, 2008
Poison: Live, Raw and Uncut 2007 TV Movie executive producer
Poison: Greatest Video Hits 2001 Video documentary executive producer
Five Aces 1999 co-producer
High Tension, Low Budget (The Making of a Letter from Death Row) 1999 Video documentary executive producer
Free Money 1998 associate producer
No Code of Conduct 1998 executive producer
A Letter from Death Row 1998 producer
Discovery Mars 1997 Video producer
Billboard Live in Concert: Bret Michaels 1997 Video executive producer / producer

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
My Trip to the Dark Side 2011 Video Soundtrack writer/performer "Bittersweet"
Rock of Love with Bret Michaels 2007-2009 TV Series composer - 21 episodes
A Sight for Sore Eyes 2005 Short composer: song "Strange Sensation"

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Rock My RV 2013 TV Series 2013
The High Fructose Adventures of Annoying Orange 2012 TV Series
Martial Law 1999 TV Series Ray Darrell
No Code of Conduct 1998 Frank 'Shane' Fields
A Letter from Death Row 1998 Michael Raine
In God's Hands 1998 Phillips
Burke's Law 1994 TV Series Roger Cooper

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Bret Michaels: Girls on Bars 2015 Video short
Raine 2003 Video
High Tension, Low Budget (The Making of a Letter from Death Row) 1999 Video documentary
No Code of Conduct 1998
A Letter from Death Row 1998

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
High Tension, Low Budget (The Making of a Letter from Death Row) 1999 Video documentary
No Code of Conduct 1998 screenplay / story
A Letter from Death Row 1998 writer

Composer

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Bret Michaels: Life As I Know It 2010 TV Series 1 episode
No Code of Conduct 1998
A Letter from Death Row 1998

Art Director

Art Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Poison: Greatest Video Hits 2001 Video documentary

Stunts

Stunts

TitleYearStatusCharacter
A Letter from Death Row 1998 stunts

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
My Trip Back to the Dark Side 2014 very special thanks
Rock of Ages 2012 the producers wish to thank
My Trip to the Dark Side 2011 Video very special thanks
The Apprentice 2010 TV Series dedicatee - 1 episode
Hot Tub Time Machine 2010 the producers wish to thank
A Sight for Sore Eyes 2005 Short special thanks
Destiny of Peace 2003 Video documentary short special thanks
Bad Day on the Block 1997 special thanks
She's So Lovely 1997 special thanks
Unhook the Stars 1996 special thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Greatest Hits 2016 TV Series Himself
Steve Harvey 2016 TV Series Himself
AXSTV Concerts: Hosted by Mark Cuban 2015 TV Series Himself
Bret Michaels: Girls on Bars 2015 Video short Himself
The Apprentice 2010-2015 TV Series Himself - Contestant / Himself / Himself - Boardroom Advisor / ...
MDA Show of Strength Telethon 2014 TV Special Himself
I Love the 2000s 2014 TV Mini-Series Himself
Fox and Friends 2013-2014 TV Series Himself / Himself - Phone Interview
Revolution 2014 TV Series Himself
Battle of the Blades 2013 TV Series Himself
Skum Rocks! 2013 Documentary Himself
Adam Richman's Fandemonium 2013 TV Series Himself - Guest
Live with Kelly and Michael 2008-2013 TV Series Himself
Conan 2013 TV Series Himself - Guest
The Wendy Williams Show 2010-2013 TV Series Himself / Himself - Guest
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 2010-2012 TV Series Himself - Musical Guest / Himself
Celebrity House Hunting 2012 TV Series Himself
The Talk 2012 TV Series Himself - Guest
Extreme Makeover: Home Edition 2012 TV Series Himself
Bachelor Pad 2011 TV Series Himself
Celebrity Close Calls 2011 TV Series Himself
Celebrity Ghost Stories 2011 TV Series documentary Himself
The 2011 Billboard Music Awards 2011 TV Special Himself - Presenter
Charlie Sheen: Bad Boy on the Edge 2011 TV Movie documentary Himself
Piers Morgan Tonight 2011 TV Series Himself
Top Gear USA 2011 TV Series documentary Himself
Biography 2008-2011 TV Series documentary Himself
Full Throttle Saloon 2010 TV Series Himself
On the Road with Leah 2010 TV Series Himself
Lopez Tonight 2010 TV Series Himself - Guest
Rock N' Roll Fantasy Camp 2010 TV Series Himself
The 2010 Miss Universe Pageant 2010 TV Special Himself - Host
E! True Hollywood Story 2004-2010 TV Series documentary Himself
The 2010 VH1 Do Something Awards 2010 TV Special Himself
Late Show with David Letterman 2010 TV Series Himself
The View 2008-2010 TV Series Himself
Entertainment Tonight 2010 TV Series Himself
Good Morning America 2010 TV Series Himself
Glenn Martin DDS 2010 TV Series Himself
American Idol 2010 TV Series Performer
Today 2010 TV Series Himself
When I Was 17 2010 TV Series documentary Himself
The Oprah Winfrey Show 2010 TV Series Himself
Undateable 2010 TV Mini-Series documentary
Rachael Ray 2010 TV Series Himself
Bret Michaels: Life As I Know It 2010 TV Series Himself
American Pie Presents: The Book of Love 2009 Video Himself - Special Appearance
The 63rd Annual Tony Awards 2009 TV Special Himself - Performer (as Poison)
Rock of Love with Bret Michaels 2007-2009 TV Series Himself
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show 2008-2009 TV Series Himself
The Morning Show with Mike & Juliet 2009 TV Series Himself
Rock of Love with Bret Michaels: The Reunion 2009 TV Movie Himself
100 Greatest Hard Rock Songs 2008 TV Movie Himself - Host
Don't Forget the Lyrics! 2008 TV Series Himself - Contestant
Jimmy Kimmel Live! 2008 TV Series Himself
What Perez Sez 2008 TV Series Himself
Up Close with Carrie Keagan 2008 TV Series Himself
Aftermath: The Station Fire Five Years Later 2008 TV Movie Himself
Late Night with Conan O'Brien 2007-2008 TV Series Himself
Extra 2008 TV Series Himself
Chelsea Lately 2007-2008 TV Series Himself - Guest
Listen Up! Live @ NGTV 2008 TV Series Himself - Musical Guest
Poison: Live, Raw and Uncut 2007 TV Movie Himself
Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock 2007 Video Game Himself
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson 2007 TV Series Himself
CMT Greatest Moments: The 90s 2007 TV Movie documentary Himself
CMT: The Greatest - 20 Greatest Southern Rock Songs 2006 TV Special Himself
Stranded with a Star 2006 TV Movie Himself - Panelist
Rock n' Roll Fantasy Camp 2006 TV Movie Himself - Guest Musician
The Greatest: The 40 Hottest Rock Star Girlfriends... and Wives 2005 TV Movie Himself
I Love the '90s: Part Deux 2005 TV Series documentary Himself
Lit: All Access 2004 Video documentary Himself
Retrosexual: The 80's 2004 TV Mini-Series documentary Himself
I Love the '90s 2004 TV Series documentary Himself
The Greatest 2004 TV Series documentary Himself
The Chris Isaak Show 2001-2004 TV Series Himself
Hip Hop & Rock 2003 Video Himself
You Rock with... 2003 TV Series Himself
Poison: Rock Legends 2003 Video documentary Himself
I Love the '70s 2003 TV Series documentary Himself
Nashville Star 2003 TV Series Himself / Judge
Raine 2003 Video Himself
Player$ 2003 TV Series Himself
Colin's Sleazy Friends Rocks 2002 Video documentary Himself
I Love the '80s 2002 TV Series documentary Himself
VH-1 Where Are They Now? 2002 TV Series documentary Himself
The Making of Bret Michaels 2002 Himself
Poison: Greatest Video Hits 2001 Video documentary Himself
The Making of a Rock Star 2001 Himself
Yes, Dear 2000 TV Series Himself
Top Ten 2000 TV Series documentary Himself
Behind the Music 1999 TV Series documentary Himself
High Tension, Low Budget (The Making of a Letter from Death Row) 1999 Video documentary Michael Raine / Himself
Hollywood Animal Crusaders 1999 TV Movie documentary Himself
The World's Greatest Magic 5 1998 TV Special Himself
Billboard Live in Concert: Bret Michaels 1997 Video Himself
MADtv 1995 TV Series Himself
R.A.D.D.: Drive My Car 1994 TV Short Himself - Musician
The 21st Annual American Music Awards 1994 TV Special Himself
Turn Up the Volume 1 1991 Video documentary
Hard 'N Heavy Volume 10 1991 Video documentary Himself - Poison
Hard 'N Heavy Volume 8 1990 Video documentary Himself - Poison
Metalhead Video Magazine Volume 2 1990 Video documentary Himself (Poison)
Unplugged 1990 TV Series documentary Himself
MTV Video Music Awards 1990 1990 TV Special Himself
America's Top 10 1988-1989 TV Series Himself
Britny Fox: Year of the Fox 1989 Video short Himself
The Decline of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years 1988 Documentary Himself (Poison vocalist)

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Apprentice 2012-2015 TV Series Himself
Fox and Friends 2014 TV Series Himself
Rome Is Burning 2009 TV Series Himself
Daisy of Love 2009 TV Series Himself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2008 BMI Cable Award BMI Film & TV Awards Rock of Love with Bret Michaels (2007)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2010 Teen Choice Award Teen Choice Awards Choice TV: Male Reality/Variety Star The Apprentice (2004)


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#Fact
1 Was forced early on in his music career to disclose his insulin dependence due to Type 1 diabetes after an incident at Madison Square Garden where he collapsed onstage while performing with Poison. He was so nervous in the preceding hours, he took his insulin shot, and forgot to eat anything afterwards, which sent him into insulin shock while onstage. This, combined with photos that began to circulate of him self-administering insulin (with people mistakenly assuming he was injecting narcotics) forced his hand, and he disclosed that his dependence on insulin.
2 Co-host, with Lesli Jean Matta and Stacey Hayes, of an infomercial for TimeLife's "Hard and Heavy" music collection. [2008]
3 Founder, "Living Rock Foundation".
4 Lead singer of popular rock band Poison.
5 Underwent surgery to repair a hole in his heart on January 24, 2011 in Phoenix and is recuperating.
6 Will undergo major heart surgery on January 24, 2011 to repair a hole in his heart.
7 Engaged to Kristi Gibson [December 22, 2010].
8 Underwent an emergency appendectomy on April 12, 2010.
9 Hospitalized in critical condition after suffering a massive brain hemorrhage on April 23, 2010.
10 Winner, 2008 Fox Reality Channel Really Award for "Most Awkward Moment" for his appearance in Rock of Love with Bret Michaels (2007).
11 Is an avid fan of the Pittsburgh Steelers.
12 Second daughter, Jorja Bleu Michaels (was born on 5 May 2005), with Kristi Gibson. She weighed 6 lbs 8 oz.
13 Daughter, Raine Michaels (was born in May 2000), with girlfriend Kristi Gibson.
14 Born and raised in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
15 Often collaborates with longtime friend, Shane Stanley
16 Used to date singer Susie Hatton and later Pamela Anderson. He dedicated his "Show Me Your Hits - A Salute To Poison" album to the birth of his daughter Raine Michaels and girlfriend Kristi Gibson, who gave birth to Raine in 2000. The album was also dedicated to the rest of the members of Poison who allowed him to re-record some of Poison's hit songs. Guests who performed on the album included Pauly Shore, Mark Kendall from rock band 'Great White', Tracii Guns from L.A. Guns and many more.
17 Is an insulin-dependent Type 1 diabetic, diagnosed at age 6.


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#Trademark
1 Bandanas and Cowboy Hats
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