Meat Loaf
Meat Loaf
Real Name/Full Name Michael Lee Aday
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Meat Loaf
Birth Place: Dallas, Texas, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 27 September 1947
Age/How Old: 76 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 179 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 10″
Weight: In Kilograms – 95 Kg
In Pounds – 215 lbs
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Blonde
Parents Name: Father –Ovis Wesley Aday
Mother –Wilma Artie
Siblings: None
School: Thomas Jefferson High School
College: Lubbock Christian College and North Texas State University
Religion: Christian
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Libra
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Deborah Gillespie [m. 2007] and Leslie Aday [1979-2001]
Kids/Children Name: Pearl Aday and Amanda Aday
Profession: American rock singer and actor
Net Worth: $50 million
Last Updated: April 2024

Meat Loaf is a popular American rock singer and actor. He is as well a songwriter and a record producer. His bat known as out of Hell trilogy albums has made him famous. The album Bat Out stayed on the top list for more than nine years. Also, he is one of the best-selling artists of all time in music history. To know more about the net worth of Meat Loaf in 2021, keep reading this article.

Well, how well do you know about Meat Loaf? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Meat Loaf’s net worth in 2024, 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 Meat Loaf to date.

Biography and Early Life

Meat Loaf was born on 27th September 1947 in Dallas, Texas, located in the United States. He is the son of Ovis Wesley Aday, his father, who was a Dallas police officer, and Wilma Artie, his mother, who was a school teacher. His father named him Marvin Lee Aday after birth. He is the only child of his parents. He mostly stayed with his grandmother, Charlsee Norrod, since his father was a known drunkard.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Meat Loaf in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Meat Loaf’s age is 76 years old as of today’s date 18th April 2024 having been born on 27 September 1947. Though, he is 5′ 10″ in feet and inches and 179 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 215 lbs in Pound and 95 kg in Kilograms.


When he was of age, he was taken to school. He later enrolled at Thomas Jefferson High School, located in his hometown. He joined Lubbock Christian College after completing high school though he transferred to North Texas State University. Afterward, he went to Los Angeles and was employed as a bouncer but later, he began his own band, Meat Loaf, and Soul.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Meat Loaf With Wife Deborah Gillespie
Meat Loaf With Wife Deborah Gillespie

Meat’s personal life is well balanced. He married twice but divorced once. He first married Leslie Aday, whom they married for a long period, but their marriage ended up due to reasons much known by them. Together, they had two kids, namely Pearl Aday and Amanda Aday. He took a break before marrying his second wife. He is currently married to his second wife named Deborah Gillespie, whom he married in the year 2007. As for now, they have no kid, but they are happily married. No information of if the children of the first wife are with him or she went with them.

Is Meat Loaf Gay?

He is not gay. His marital status proves it. He has married twice though currently, he is with his second wife known as Deborah Gillespie. They have no child of their own, but Meat had two children with the first wife. Also, his sexual orientation is straight and thus making him not gay. He is happily married and has plans of separating any day soon.

Professional Career

Meat Loaf began his career after he moved to Los Angeles, though, throughout his childhood, he went through hardship after the death of her mother. He was raised by his father, but he missed the presence of his mother. He began by working as a bouncer, but he later founded a band called “Meat Loaf Soul.” He disbanded it after few years since the band did not do much for him. He got a chance to collaborate with other musicians, and that helped him become famous.

That collaboration made him began his acting debut, where he first gained huge public attention with the film “The Rocky Horror Picture Show.’ This album was a success, and it helped him release another album known as “Bat Out of Hell,” which turned and became a great success of his career. He continued releasing more albums, and he did the trilogy of the album, which was a smash hit. It did well such that he sold almost 40 million copies of the album worldwide. He even released many blockbuster music albums.

Again, he has appeared in a number of films and has gained a lot of success too. As for now, he has released more than ten albums where most of them are a platinum hit.


Meatloaf gained a number of appreciations in different ways. He won Grammy Awards for Best Rock Solo Performance. He also won Brit Award for Selling Single and Album too. He also won NMW Award for the Worst Single for his song I’D do anything [but I won’t do it]. He also won Echo Award for Best International Rock/Pop Male Artist. He has even won the Danish Music Award for Bat out of Hell II in the category International Album of the Year.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Meat Loaf in 2024

Meat Loaf Net Worth
Meat Loaf Net Worth

As of 2024, Loaf has an estimated net worth of around $50 million. He has gained much of it from one of his albums, which was the best-selling album. His singing work and acting work have accumulated his net worth so much. He has attained some more money also from acting in television and in movies.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • He was raised by his father, who was a drunkard after his mother died.
  • He had a turnaround in his life after he moved to Los Angeles, where while there, he began his own band known as Meat Loaf and Soul.

Meat Loaf is a famous musician and an actor as well. His career has gained him a lot and has made him much success in life. He passed through difficulties in his childhood though after growing and relocating to Los Angeles, his life changed, and he is now an inspiration to many musicians and actors, even the upcoming ones all over the world.


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