Bret Michaels

Bret Michaels

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Updated On February 7, 2022

Bret Michaels is also known as Bret Michael Sychar. Bret Michaels is an American singer-songwriter and musician. He is prominent as a member of the glam metal band Poison.

Early life and Childhood

Bret Michaels was born on March 15, 1963.  He is currently 58 years old. He was born in  Butler, Pennsylvania, and raised in Mechanicsburg, United States. His father’s name is  Wally Sychar, and the mother’s name is  Marjorie Sychar. Similarly, she grew up with his two sisters named Michelle and Nicole.

Bret holds Ameican nationality with a birth sign Pisces and belongs to mixed ethnicity. Michaels was sick and was diagnosed during a three-week stay in the hospital when he was just 6 years old. Later, it resulted that he has Type1 Diabetes. Talking about is the education he received his education from Mechanicsburg Aera Senior High school.

Career and Professional life

From early life, Bert was interested in music. He sued to play guitar like a professional. Bret along with drummer Rikki Rockett, bass player Bobby Dall, and guitarist David Besselman formed a band. In the band, David used to serve as the creative force who introduced Michaels to Rockett and Dall. Later Besselman left the band and another new guitarist Matt Smith was introduced In 1983 they introduced their group with the name Paris 1983. Before moving to Los Angeles in early 1984 they performed on several Venues.

The Group decided to change the name from Paris to Poison and started to perform regularly in the Sunset Boulevard scene. Even working so hard they had not achieved success where Smith was so frustrated and he left the group. However Brooklyn-based guitarist C.C. DeVille was replaced and become close to  Michaels. They got to work with Engima Record and released their first album named Look What the Cat Dragged In. Similarly, Poison appeared as the greatest glam metal band in the world and released the greatest glam metal bands in the world. Additionally, DeVille left the group as the growing conflict between them. And later replaced by a guitarist named Richie Kotze.


Caption: Bret Michaels during his performance
source: Ultimate classic rocks

Solo career

In 1998 Michaels started his solo career. A Letter from Death Row was his fort able, which was created a soundtrack for the film of the same name. He has released several studio albums Like, Freedom of Sound, Jammin, Friends, Show Me Your Hits, Rock My World, True Grit, Blues & Stories, Country Demos’nd ‘Bret Michaels: Acoustic Sessions’ in 2008.

Films And Television

Gradually Bret also enrolled in the reality TV series named Rock of Love with Bret Michaels which cast between July 2007 and April 2009. The first season winner, Jes Rickleff. However, numerous women competed to be Michaels’ girlfriend, Jes expressed that she did not have any romantic feelings for Michaels. The next two seasons’ winners were Ambre Lake and Taya Parker, respectively. Later, in the fifth season, he moved on to his next project.

Similarly, she made an appearance on Television with a reality show, VH1’s ‘Bret Michaels: Life As I Know It’. This show focuses on his home life with his daughters and their mother, furthermore, he along with Charlie Sheen landed with the film production company ‘Sheen/Michaels Entertainment’.


He hasn’t received a lot of awards but he has won the hearts of many people. at the 2008 BMI Film & TV Awards, Bret Michaels won the Cable Award for ‘Rock of Love with Bret Michaels’. Similarly, in 2010, he was also nominated for the Teen Choice Award for Choice TV: Male Reality/Variety Star for ‘The Apprentice’.

Net worth

Speaking on earnings he might have earned a good amount of money from his music career. Likewise, his primary source of income from his Music Feild  Similarly, he has a net worth of $18 million. However, some sources claimed that he has owned  a home at Westlake Village, California worth around $3.5 Million

 Relationship status

Talking about his love life, he is currently single. Previously, she was married to Kristi Lynn Gibson who was his friend for 16 years, he proposed to Kristi at the finale of his reality show named Bret Michaels: Life As I Know it. Together they are blessed with two daughters named Raine Elizabeth and Jorja Bleu. Raine was born on May 20, 2000, and Jorja was born on May 5, 2005. However, they separated after the two years of togetherness in July 2012. Between 1990 to 1993 she was in a relationship with SUSIE Hatton. Furthermore, he has been in a relationship with Ambre lake, Tracy Crosby, and Shauna O Brien.

 Rumors and controversies

Moving towards his rumors, Michales was in limelight on media and public when the sex tape of him and girlfriend Pamela Anderson went into the hands of the Internet entertainment group. Other than this there is no rumor regarding him.

Body Measurements and Social media

Yasmeen stands the height of 5 feet 9 inches and weight is around 68 kg. Reflecting on his physical appearance, he has a good physique body. Similarly, he has a pair of blue eyes and long blonde hair color.

Further, Bret is active on different social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter. His Instagram handles with the username @bretmichaelsofficial  has around 304k  followers on his Instagram account, over 297.5K Followers on his Twitter account, and almost 1 million followers on Facebook.

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