About George Michael
It has been claimed that the total sum of George Michael net worth reaches an estimate of 175 million dollars, which makes him one of the richest singers in the United Kingdom. George Michael was born in England in 1963 and his real birth name is Georgios Kyriacos Panayiotou. When he was younger, he was working as a DJ in various school discos and local clubs for young people and this was also the time when he got interested into music more and more. George Michael also belonged for a short period to the band which performed ska music called “The Executive with Ridgeley”.
However, he became more famous when he started performing with the well known band called “Wham”, which he formed in 1981 with Andrew Ridgeley. The band became a huge success and it also added up to the total amount of George Michael net worth. In 1985, the band toured in China and it received a lot of media coverage and the band became the first Western band which had its tour in China.
In 1986, however, the duo decided to stop performing together. After that, George Michael decided to go on as a solo singer. One of the first songs which he released as a solo singer was actually a duet with Aretha Franklin called “I Knew You Were Waiting For Me”. The song landed in the top place in various charts, including the UK Charts and the Billboard Top 100. The sales of this single have also increased the total estimate of George Michael net worth. In 1988 he was awarded with a Grammy award because of his work in the song called “Careless Whisper”.
In addition to his successful career in music, which has added up a lot to the total amount of George Michael net worth, he has also faced some legal troubles, mainly for illegal drug use as well as sexual acts in the public. In the period of 1996-2009 George Michael was in a relationship with Kenny Goss, who is an heir of sporting merchandise. One of his most recent relationships has been with Fadi Fawaz, who is a hair stylist. Thus, in addition to his career, his personal life and troubles are also well known to the public. However, it has been mainly because of his career in music that he is so well known and respected in the music world today.