Mickey Hart net worth

Mickey Hart net worth

Net Worth: $30 Million

About Mickey Hart

Mickey Hart net worth

Mickey Hart is a popular drummer and musicologist. His involvement in music has made his name popular and also increased the overall estimate of Mickey Hart net worth, which has been claimed to reach as high as 30 million dollars, making him one of the richest people in the industry. Mickey Hart is also known as a member of the rock band called Grateful Dead, where he is appearing as a drummer. He was playing with this group in the period of 1967-1971 and then returned to the group in the period of 1974-1995. Thus, Grateful Dead has served as one of the main sources of the total sum of Mickey Hart net worth, as well. He was one part of the so-called ‘the rhythm devils’ together with Bill Kreutzmann.
He was born in 1943 in Brooklyn. Mickey Hart was raised on Long Island. There, he was a student at Lawrence High School. However, he has never graduated from it as he dropped out and moved to Europe. When he was still studying there, he got interested in music, especially in percussion. Mickey Hart’s inspiration was Nigerian drummer Babatunde Olatunji, with who he even worked later in his career.

Before he started his career with Grateful Dead, which has increased the overall amount of Mickey Hart net worth and fame, Mickey Hart was working at Hart Music, a company which he had with his father. It was established in San Carlos, California and was one of the biggest musical instruments sellers in the area.
In 1967, he became a member of Grateful Dead. In 1971, when he got involved in some disputes, he left it. In 1972, he released an album called “Rolling Thunder”. Two years later, he returned to the band and this time, he stayed there until it decided to stop performing in 1995. He collaborated with the rest members of the group under the name of The Dead. In 2015, Mickey Hart became a member of Dead & Company.
In addition to his appearances with these groups, he has been a solo artist and percussionist, as well. Mickey Hart has written some books, too. Therefore, these involvements have also increased the total sum of Mickey Hart net worth. Mickey Hart has an extensive percussion instruments collection. He is interested in ethnomusicology and has worked with this sphere’s specialists from the Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage at the Smithsonian Institution and the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress. Mickey Hart belongs to the Board of Trustees of the American Folklife Center. Moreover, he is a spokesperson for the initiative called Save Our Sounds. Mickey Hart has joined the Library of Congress National Recorded Sound Preservation Board.
In 1991, the musician produced an album called “Planet Drum”. It stayed in the first place on the Billboard World Music chart for almost 30 weeks. For this album, he was awarded a Grammy Award for Best World Music Album. Thus, his career has been recognized, too.

Now you have an idea why Mickey Hart net worth is this huge


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