Popular American singer, poet, songwriter and record producer Mike Posner who rose to fame with his very first album, has today managed to create a good wealth and fame. Along with releasing his original songs, he has also published his own book of poems. Now let’s have a close look on Mike Posner’s net worth in 2018.
He was born as Michael Robert Henrion Posner in 1988 on the 2nd of February in Michigan and raised there. He had a Jewish father and a Catholic mother, he was the second child of his parents and has an elder sister.
He went to Bingham Farms Elementary School and then to Groves High School. He completed his B.S degree in Sociology from Duke University.
Mike has been one of those very few pop stars who has kept their focus solely on their work and nothing else. In one of the interviews, Mike said that he is not interested in dating anyone from the industry and is more interested in a ‘normal’ girl. He was rumored to be dating model Kirstina Colonna.
With the launch of his very first album ‘31 Minutes to Take Off’ Mike became popular in the industry. Many songs from this album like ‘Cooler than Me,’ and ‘Please Don’t Go,’ became popular on US Billboards along with making waves in other countries like Australia and New Zealand.
His second album was launched in the year 2016 by the name ‘At Night Alone,’ which also included a remix of one of his own songs ‘I Took a Pill in Ibiza.’ Which managed to grab a rank in the top 10 charts of multiple countries, and in the US is ranked in the top 5 in Billboard Hot 100.
His production career started when he produced for Big Sean, before producing his own mixtape ‘A Matter of Time,’ which was available for free downloads on iTunes U. Apart from releasing his own songs and albums he also went on to write and produce songs for multiple other singers like Pharrell Williams, Wiz Khalifa, Snoop Dogg, Nelly, TI, and Justin Bieber.
Some of his other popular singles include ‘Bow Chicka Wow Wow,’ ‘Please Don’t Go,’ and more. He has also performed in several shows and tours along with multiple other leading singers of the industry.
Awards & Achievement
Mike has been nominated for many prestigious awards but hasn’t won a lot of them. In 2016 he was nominated for the MTV Video Music Award for ‘Best Electronic Video,’ and ‘Best Song’ for the single ‘I Took a Pill in Ibiza.’ This year he was also nominated for a ‘Grammy Award’ for ‘Song of the Year’ for the same single, as well as for an iHeartRadio Music Award for ‘Dance Song of the Year’, and ‘Best Music Video’ again for the same track.
Net Worth of Mike Posner
Mike has given a few songs through his albums and mixtapes but has managed to create waves across the globe even with those few. His net worth today is $8 million. He has also got the chance of accompanying multiple stars on several concert tours.
Mike started off mainly with the production of mixtapes for leading singers, and then went on to release his own mixtape followed by his own album. He took baby steps but finally reached his destination through hard work and dedication.
Throughout his journey, he did not lose focus, which is clear from his extremely sober dating life. He has been able to build a steady fan base who adore his songs and the musical style he propagates. In fact, his following amongst the younger generation can be gauged from over 2 million likes on his Facebook page.