Fat Mike
Fat Mike
Real Name/Full Name Michael John Burkett
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Fat Mike
Birth Place: Newton, Massachusetts, USA
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 31 January 1967
Age/How Old: 56 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 183 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 0″
Weight: In Kilograms – 75 Kg
In Pounds – 165 lbs
Eye Color: Black
Hair Color: Brown
Parents Name: Father –N/A
Mother –N/A
Siblings: N/A
School: Beverly Hills High School
College: San Francisco State University
Religion: N/A
Nationality:  American
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: Soma Snakeoil, Erin Burkett
Wife/Spouse Name: Soma Snakeoil (m.2016), Erin Burkett (m. 1993-2010)
Kids/Children Name: Darla Burkett
Profession: Musician, Producer
Net Worth: $6 Million
Last Updated: March 2023

Fat Mike is a famous American punk musician and producer. His prowess in punk music earned him fame and made him among the wealthiest musicians. His punk labels have been a great success. He released the Fat Wreck Chords label with the biggest and the best record ever released in America’s history.

He has released several outstanding albums. One of his albums, ‘The War on Terrorism, was ranked position one in the US Independent Chart in 2003. As a result, he has sold millions of copies of his works to afford a luxurious lifestyle. He has one child.

Well, how well do you know about Fat Mike? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Fat Mike’s net worth in 2023, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Fat Mike to date.

Biography and Early Life

Fat Mike was born on 31st January 1967 in Newton, Massachusetts, United States of America. His passion for punk music developed at an early age. He even started his career at age 16 in 1983. Being young and energetic, he learned a diverse punk music genre that further enhanced his popularity.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Fat Mike in 2023 and what is his height and weight? Well, Fat Mike’s age is 56 years old as of today’s date 30th March 2023 having been born on 31 January 1967. Though, he is 6′ 00″ in feet and inches and 183 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 165 lbs in Pound and 75 kg in Kilograms.


He was enrolled at Beverly Hills High School. After graduation, he joined fat mike College University. The pursuit of his musical dream was still in progress, even when in school. Just after school, he engaged in music on a full-time basis.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Newton obtained his nickname Fat Mike just after he joined the university. He entered college when he was skinny, but some years later, he had gained some weight but not being obese. Despite the name Fat being confused with obesity, he has an average standard weight for his height. The name made him famous, and he chose it as his brand name.

He married his first long-time girlfriend, Erin, in 1993. His wife is also a musician, and the couples have been working together on several musical projects. Unfortunately, the couple got divorced in 2010. Six years later, he married the second time. His current wife is Snakeoil. He has one child, Darla Burkett.

Is Fat Mike Gay?

No. He is straight. Fat has shown interest in establishing an opposite-gender relationship that led to marriage with Erin. Despite the failure of his marriage, he has one child of his own. Thus, it is evident that Fat Mike is not gay, and neither is he bisexual.

Professional Career

He started his career in 1983. He sings a diverse musical genre, including but not limited to rock punk, skate punk, ska-punk, and melodic hardcore, punk rock, and hardcore punk. Key instruments used in creating Fat’s music include a keyboard, guitar, and bass.

Mike began his professional career working with the band ‘False Alarm.’ The band is one of the most popular musical groups in America. Later, he decided to begin his band ‘NOFX’ and his friends Erik Sandin and Erik Melvin. His band’s official website is nofxofficialwebsite.com. One of the most popular records in his album is the record ‘Cokie the Clown.’

His second album was released in 2015. The album was dubbed ‘Home Street Home.’ The total number of albums he has released is 12. One of his albums dubbed ‘The War on Terrorism was ranked the first position in the US Independent chart. Other famous albums he has released include: Love Their Country.

He has also collaborated to produce popular albums such as ‘Free Bird’ and ‘Going Out In Style. He has also worked with ‘Against Me,’ ‘No Use For A Name,’ ‘Me First and the Gimme Gimmes,’ and ‘The Real Mckenzies.’

He has been the bassist and vocalist of the Punk Rock band NOFX. Also, he has been the bassist for Me First and the Gimme Gimmes.

His fame significantly skyrocketed when he released the label ‘Fat Wreck Chords.’ Fat Wreck Chords label is one of the most significant punk bands labels in America. Together with his wife, they manage the label. The label is considered one of the biggest and the best records ever released in America’s history.

His punk music has been a hit to the extent of influencing the existence of ‘Punk Rock Confidential magazine for punk-tabloid. Other labels he worked under include: ‘Mystic’ and ‘Epitaph.’

Other than being a talented musician, he is active in politics. As a result, he has his website Punkvoter.com founded in 2004 that mainly publishes political articles among other popular breaking news.


  • He got nominated for AVN Award for outstanding performance in the film’ Rubber Bordello’The ‘Fat Wreck Chords’ is one of the biggest and the best labels in American history.
  • His album ‘The War on Terrorism was ranked position one in the US Independent Chart in 2003.
  • In 2006, the album ‘Love Their Country’ 2006 was ranked position four on the US Heatseekers Chart,

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Fat Mike in 2023

Fat Mike Net Worth
Fat Mike Net Worth

As of 2023, The musician’s net worth is $6 million. His primary income source is through his musical career. His songs have had a good market share and made a significant number of sales. He has recorded over eight million record sales across the globe. He is among the best-selling artists.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • He is an excellent fan of tacos, pizza, and burgers

The singer is an outstanding musician who has made history in America to produce the most extensive punk records. Besides, through hard work and determination, he has mastered diverse musical genres that have further enhanced his popularity. Despite being divorced, he has one child. He is now a millionaire and can comfortably afford a luxurious lifestyle for himself.


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