George Michael Dolenz Jr. is an American based Hollywood actor, a director, and a musician. He is popular for being the part of the band the Monkees. He had an amazing acting and musical career. Here is a quick summary of Micky Dolenz’s net worth in 2018, career and earnings.
Dolenz was born at a hospital on March 8, 1945, in Los Angeles, California. He was born to George Dolenz and Janelle Johnson who were professional actors. He did his schooling from Ulysses S. Grant High School in Valley Glen, Los Angeles, California and accomplished his graduation in 1962. Later he went to a college in Los Angeles for further studies where he was recruited as a drummer in NBC’s band The Monkees. At an early age, he began doing shows and hence he was offered a children’s show ‘Circus Boy.’ the show was a hit and went off after a couple of successful years.
He was the lead singer of his own band “Micky and the One-Nighters.” “Johnny B. Goode” was his favorite song which he sang during the Monkees audition and eventually got hired. When The Monkees were getting popular, he came up with two albums which included the song “Don’t Do It”/”Plastic Symphony III” and “Huff Puff”/”Fate (Big Ben).”
In 1965 he played a famous television situation comedy ‘ The Monkees’ where he portrayed as the vocal artist and a drummer. He initially faced a lot of trouble as he has Perthes and hence his right leg was weaker comparatively to left leg. Majority of the songs of The Monkees were written by Tommy Boyce and Bobby Hart.
As per Mike Nesmith, Dolenz had the most melodious voice. Dolenz has written few songs for the band too such as “Randy Scouse Git” which was a super hit song written by him. Apart from being the vocalist of the band, he has done various notable stage works.
Later he lent his voice in Saturday-morning cartoons such as The Funky Phantom, The Scooby-Doo Show, Partridge Family 2200 A.D., Butch Cassidy, and the Sundance Kids, Wonder Wheels (from The Skatebirds) and These Are the Days, Devlin. In 1972 he played a role in the film ‘Night of the Strangler’. In 2007 he did another outstanding role in Halloween. Later he was seen in American Idol.
Awards & Achievement
Although he had an amazing musical and acting career but unfortunately he could not win any award so far. During the 10TH ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS (1967) he was nominated for BEST PERFORMANCE BY A VOCAL GROUP and BEST CONTEMPORARY GROUP PERFORMANCE (VOCAL OR INSTRUMENTAL). But unfortunately, he could not name himself that award.
Net worth of Micky Dolenz
Micky Dolenz had an amazing music career. While being part of the band ‘The Monkees’, did plenty of world tours. The band released lots of super hit albums and earned a lot of money. He is an actor, lent his voice in various hit cartoons and a successful musician, and hence he has an estimated net worth of $10 Million. Though he could not win any award but has earned a huge fan following all around the world.
Dolenz was born at a hospital on March 8, 1945, in Los Angeles, California. His mother and father were both actors. He began his career by being the member of the band ‘The Monkees’ and released various top-notch hit albums and even lent his voice in various cartoon series and eventually appeared in various films.