Robert Michael Nesmith is a well-known American musician, songwriter, producer, actor, and novelist. Michael is also an entrepreneur and philanthropist well known in the U.S. His fame started when he joined the Monkees, which is a pop-rock band and when he was an actor and co-star of the T.V. series, the Monkees which was running from 1966 to 1968.
Nesmith has also written a few hit songs which are well known all across the world. After the band broke up, Nesmith went back to live performing and songwriting career. Therefore fame and even having a song that was top-40 hits after he joined the country-rock group was part of his life.
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Early Life & Biography
Michael was born in a family headed by a single mother. A story is told of how his mother got wealthy from what people would call an error. Bette Nesmith, Michael’s mother, worked as a typist, and she was relying on frustrated by how she made a lot of mistakes as she typed. Errors made her start her work from scratch.
Funny enough, she invented the first correction fluid out of her kitchen using the family blender. Bette named the fluid ‘’ mistake out ‘’because she felt that her typing errors were no more. The fluid was then renamed to Liquid Paper. Bette then sold the liquid paper to Gillette for 165 million dollars.
Nesmith went to Antonio College, where he developed a love for folk music. He then started recording and performing his compositions. In the mid-1960s, Nesmith moved to Los Angeles to advance his career .this happened after Nesmith had spent two years in the U.S Air Force, where he trained as an aircraft mechanic at shepherds Air Force Base. While in L.A, he wone a role to act on a T.V. show with the Monkees band. This group created, recorded, and sold lots of hit songs all across the world.
Nesmith is the only child from a family of Bette Nesmith, who was a single mother. He has been married three times and has four children. Nesmith married his first wife in 1964, and they were both blessed with three children. Christian, who was born in 1965, Jonathan born in 1968 and his daughter Jessica who was born in 1970.
Nesmith and his wife Phyllis Ann divorced in 1972. Back in 1976, he married his second wife, Kathryn Bild, and in 2000, he married his third wife, Victoria, but the marriage ended after 11 years. Nesmith also has a son, Jason, which he had with his lover Nurit Wilde. They met with Nurit while working on ‘The Monkees.’
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 30 December 1942, Mike Nesmith is 78 years old as of today’s date 4th February 2021. His height is 6 ft tall, and his weight is 70 kg.
Nesmith started his career right after he was out of the Air Force tour duty. He then learned how to play the guitar and also played at various bands before moving to Los Angeles with two of his friends. Nesmith developed a habit of writing poems, which became the basis of his songs. He recorded different songs signed by different producers before he landed an acting role at a T.V. series in 1965.
He was part of a singing band, ‘The Monkees,’ which was in an acting series in the same name. Once the cast was done, ’Screen Gems’ bought his songs for use in the show. The Monkees took control of their records and song choice when they succeeded in ousting supervisor Don Kirshner.
They worked as a group of four on only one album, in 1967’s Headquarter.in 1969, he formed the First National Band where he wrote most of the band’s songs. Being among the pioneers of country –rock music, the group received some airplay, which made one of their songs rise to number 21 on the Billboard top 40. In 1998, Nesmith published his first novel, The Long Sandy Hair of Neftoon Zamora. He also the executive producer for the film Repo Man.
Awards & Achievements
Nesmith has been named as one of the pioneers of country music. In the early 1980s, he teamed up with one of his greatest friend P.J O’Rourke to ride his vehicle in the annual Baja 1000 off-road race .the events are recorded in O’Rourke’s book ‘’Driving like crazy.’’ He, however, continues to record his music in which he released his recent album back in 2006.
In 1992, he undertook a tour concert because of promoting the CD release of his RCA solo album. In 2012 he toured Europe before joining his mates from Monkees for their tour in the United States. Despite him appearing in a T.V. series in the late ’60s, he has also made an appearance as a taxi driver in the Whoopi Goldberg and in his movie Time Rider.
Net Worth & Salary of Mike Nesmith in 2021
As of February 2021, Michael Nesmith estimated net worth is $55 million. This is well earned from his music work, songwriting, book writing, and also the acting work that he does. Nesmith has been thriving in his songwriting business, songs that he has also produced himself .he has also appeared in the most extended T.V. series ever aired, which had seven long seasons.
Some of his songs were also used in the cast of the Monkees T.V show. Michael’s wealth comes from music and from novels that are selling around the globe.
However long or short, Michael’s life has been, he can say he has lived a life of genuine earning from his life. Michael’s book-writing, songwriting, and acting thrived since in the ’60s, making him a living.