Mike Posner Net Worth
Mike Posner is an American singer, songwriter, poet, and record producer, who is best known for his album, Cooler Than Me, which hit No. 10 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart. He is also known for writing songs for other fellow artists as well as being a member of the alternative hip-hop and R&B duo, Mansionz. The estimated net worth is $8 million.
Michael Robert Henrion Posner was born on February 12, 1988, in West Bloomfield, Michigan, to Roberta Henrion, a pharmacist, and Jon Posner, a defense attorney. Mike Posner was raised in Southfield, Michigan, along with his older sister. As a child, he attended, Bingham Farms Elementary School and graduated from Groves High School where he ran varsity track and cross country. After graduation, he attended, Duke University, where he became a member of the fraternity Sigma Nu. Posner graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology.
Mike Posner started his entertainment career out as a record producer, in 2008. He started working on his friend’s and rapper, Big Sean, first mixtape, on the song, “Smoke and Drive.” However, Posner did not start attracting attention until after he released his second mixtape, called, A Matter of Time, in 2009. This mixtape was released through Duke University, by Small Town Records, after working with Don Cannon and DJ Benzi. Although, his release on iTunes, was used for educational purposes only at the time, his mixtape quickly went to number one on the iTunes U chart. That summer in 2009, he signed a record deal with J Records, after his junior year, at Duke University. However, he returned to Duke University to finish his education, while touring on the weekends and at the same time recording his debut album. He released his third mixtape, One Foot Out the Door, in October of 2009, which was accompanied by a web series of the same name. In 2010, he released his debut album, 31 Minutes to Takeoff. His single, “Cooler Than Me,” went to No. 6 on the US Billboard Hot 100. In 2011, he began working on his second album, Sky High, and released the single, “Looks Like Sex,” in December 2011. Posner released the prelude to his second album, and released his fourth mixtape The Layover. However, depression got the best of him after the success of his first album , because of him being uncomfortable with the spotlight. After he released his fourth mixtapes, he took a break from making music and continued to write and produce music for other artists. In 2015, Posner released a stripped down single, called, “I Took a Pill in Ibiza,” on his Vevo account. He also shared an exclusive EP, called, The Truth. Afterwards, the duo, Seeb, remixed the song, “I Took a Pill in Ibiza,” and gathered 750 million streams on Spotify. More recently, Mike Posner has released, his album, At Night Alone and a book of poetry, called, Tear Drops and Balloons. He continues to work in collaborations with other artists, like Nick Jonas, today.
Net Worth of Mike Posner
Mike Posner may have started off as a record producer for other well known artists back in 2008, he has made quite a name for himself in the music industry. His start as a poet and play on words has brought him to where he is today. The net worth of Mike Posner is $8 million, and he owes his success to his career as a musician as well as his work as a poet.
Since 2008, Mike Posner has performed with music in his heart and the soul of beautiful words in his voice. He continues to be a well known name in the entertainment industry, whether it be behind the scenes with other artists or on his own albums. He is the artist who has let the beauty of words take his career to new heights.