Michael Nesmith
Michael Nesmith
Real Name/Full Name Robert Michael Nesmith
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Michael Nesmith
Birth Place: Houston, Texas
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 30 December 1942
Age/How Old: 81 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 185 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 1″
Weight: In Kilograms – 70 Kg
In Pounds – 154 lbs
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Brown
Parents Name: Father – Warren Nesmith
Mother –  Bette Nesmith (née McMurray)
Siblings: N/A
School:  Thomas Jefferson High School
College: San Antonio College
Religion: N/A
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Divorced
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Phyllis Ann Barbour (1964 -1972), Kathryn Bild (1976-1988), and Victoria Kennedy (2000-2011)
Kids/Children Name: Christian, Jonathan, Jessica, and Jason
Profession: musician, songwriter, actor, philanthropist, novelist, businessman, and producer
Net Worth: $60 million
Last Updated: July 2024

They say “old is gold” and this can never truer than it is looking at the success story of Michael Nesmith. Being in the same industry for decades and still remaining relevant takes a lot of hard work and creativity and especially being in the music industry. Michael is known as a successful American musician, actor, songwriter, novelist, businessman, producer and philanthropist. He is best known for his work in The Monkees band as well as a co-star in The Monkees TV series which was aired from 1966 to 1968. His songwriting credits include Different Drum which was sung by Linda Ronstadt.

Well, how well do you know about Michael Nesmith? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Michael Nesmith’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 Michael Nesmith to date.

Biography and Early Life

When we talk about legendary, we talk about singers like Michael Nesmith whose birth was registered on the 30th of December in 1942. By the time of his birth, his parents were living in Houston, Texas. Unfortunately, he didn’t have a playmate as his parents Warren and Bette Nesmith didn’t have another child except him. He was also not very lucky to experience the comfort that comes with being in a close-knit family as his parents parted ways when he was only four years old. Although his mother remarried in 1962 to Robert Graham it was never the same.

His mother’s second marriage also didn’t work out and the two divorced in 1975 and therefore, his mum decided to move to Dallas where most of her relatives were based. She didn’t have a permanent job therefore, she took jobs like graphic design and clerical work. But through hard work and enthusiasm, she was employed at Texas Bank and Trust where she became their executive secretary.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Michael Nesmith in 2024, and what is his height and weight? Well, Michael Nesmith’s age is 81 years old as of today’s date 24th July 2024 having been born on 30 December 1942. Though, he is 6′ 1″ in feet and inches and 185 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 154 lbs in Pound and 70kg in Kilograms.


Although his mother had several challenges raising her son, she always made sure that she gave him the best including education. He was enrolled in Thomas Jefferson High School which was located in Dallas after they moved to Dallas. In 1960, he decided to enlist in Air Force, and therefore, he didn’t graduate from high school.

At Shepherd Airforce Base, he was trained as an aircraft mechanic and was honorably discharged in 1962 after attaining a GED and serving at the Clinton-Sherman Air Force Base on a permanent basis. He later joined San Antonio College where his music career begun after meeting John Kuehne who invited him for a collaboration.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Although he has been very successful as far as his career is concerned, we cannot say the same about his personal life. He has been married to three different women and has four children from the three marriages. His first marriage was with Phyllis Ann Barbour whom he met in college. They married in 1964 and had three kids named Christian, Jonathan and Jessica. He also had a son with Nurit Wilde born in August 1968.

He married his second wife Kathryn Bid in 1976, but they didn’t have any kids together. He later married Victoria Kennedy in 2000 but they divorced in 2011. Currently, Michael is thought to be single.

Is Michael Nesmith Gay?

Michael might not be very lucky when it comes to love but it is clear that he is straight when it comes to his sexual orientation. This is because, in all his dating years, he has never shown interest in men.

Professional Career

He started off his music career as a member of a pop band sensation in 60s known as The Monkees. The band was made of Davy Jones, Peter Tork, and Mickey Dolenz. They also had a TV series that was known as The Monkees that was aired from 1966 to 1968. In his songwriting career, he has written songs like: Different Drum among others.

His music career was fired up when he was in San Antonio College where he had a great interest for folk music. He started recording and performing his own composition before he graduated from college.


Michael has been in the music world for many years, and he has achieved a lot over the years. One of the major awards he won was the Grammy Award in the category of Video of the Year. This was not in the music industry but for his work in Elephant Parts which was a television show.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Michael Nesmith in 2024

Michael Nesmith Net Worth
Michael Nesmith Net Worth

Michael has not only won awards and fame over the years, but his pocket is always loaded. As of 2024, his net worth is estimated at $60 million which he has earned through his different careers in the music and film industry.

Michael might not have had such a smooth time when growing up, but this didn’t deter him from reaching his goals in life. Today, he is a well-known singer and actor in the United States of America, and he is admired by many.


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