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Mike Love Net Worth, Music Career and What He Does Now

Mike Love Bio

Michael Edward Love, Mike Love born March 15, 1941 is an American singer and songwriter who found the famous 1961 ‘The Beach Boys’ with his cousins Brian, Dennis and Carl Wilson and their band’s guitarist Al Jardine.

What Is Mike Love Net Worth

Mike Love is an American singer, activist who has a net worth of $90 million.

Mike Love

Mike Love with a lady

Mike Love co-founded the Beach Boys’ and served as one of the band’s vocalist and lyricists, co-writing hit records such as “I Get Around”, California Girls including “Good Vibrations”

His Net worth is debated amongst many, today Mike is the only person allowed to use the band’s name.

Gaining recognition in the 90’s when he sued Brian Wilson for writing credits on upwards of 30 songs.

Early Years and Professional Path

Mike Love was born in Los Angeles, in 1941, California, the first of his parents Emily and Edward’s six children.

Mike love performing with the beach boys

Mike Love

Growing up, he graduated Dorsey High School in 1959. After High School, uncertain about his career path, he worked at a gas station, also temporarily joining his father’s sheet metal company. At the same time, for fun, he often showed off his vocal skills singing together with his cousins, the Wilson’s at family get-togethers.

His music career began when Mike Love played the saxophone in a small garage band called the ‘Pedletones’. Along with his cousin Brian Wilson, local DJ Roger Christian and neighbour Gary Usher, Mike Love, quickly established himself as a collaborator on the band’s original musical composition.

Mike Love was said to draw inspiration from Chuck Berry and song writing team Felice and Bondleaux Bryant, detailing the doo-woop & R&B influences in the band’s music.

The Pendletones would eventually grow to become the band known as Beach Boys.

Mike Love Personal Life, Activism

Wed to Jacqueline Piesen since 1994, Mike Love has two children with her including 6 others from his previous marriages.

Mike Love presently resides in Incline village, Nevada.

Throughout his musical career, Mike Love has been known to be involved in several charity projects entailing subjects such as environmentalism, youth diabetes and music education.

Mike Love Profile

Full Name: Michael Edward Love

Profession: Singer, Songwriter and Musician

Source of wealth: Music

Height: 6’1 (1.85m)

Age: 81

Marital status: Married to Jacqueline Piesen

Nationality: American

Education: Dorsey High School

Ethnicity: Swedish (maternal grandmother), English, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, Scottish, German, Welsh and Remote French

Date of birth: March 15th, 1941

Children: 8 (Shawn, Summer, Melinda, Ambha, Brian, Edward, Teresa and Christina.

Read More: Mike Love Biography: Talents, Friendship With Brian Wilson, Marriage and Career Achievements

Music Projects

As a member of the Beach Boys, Mike Love co-founded the band ‘Celebration’, which had a top 30 hit in the US alongside the single “Almost summer” adding to Mike Love Net worth of $90 million.

More About Mike Love

Mike Love, Michael Edward Love, an American born on March 15, 1941 is a famous musician with a net worth of $90 million.

Mike Love is also involved in other genres of music such as Rock, Pop, Surf Rock and Psychedelic Rock.

Mike Love

Mike Love

Mike Love has released as many as 5 albums during the course of his entire music career making him a much loved, very celebrated, all-time American music icon.

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