Mike Skinner Net Worth
Mike Skinner is a popular English rapper and musicin known mostly for his band The Streets. He also occasionaly worked as an actor. Skinner’s wealth originates from several sources. His total net worth is about $2 million as of 2015. But the road to riches wasn’t easy for him. Let’s take close look on his life and career now.
Mike was born 27 November 1978 in Birmingham, United Kingdom. He once said that his family wasn’t particularly rich but neither poor. As a child, Skinner experience the symptoms of epilepsy. His health issues slowed down his career and in 2008, he had to take a break from music because of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. He eventually overcame it and returned to his work.
This struggle with illness inspired his song Trying to Kill M.E. Large portion of his music was created during his membership in The Streets. List of their studio albums includes Original Pirate Material, A Grand Don’t Come for Free, and Everything Is Borrowed. Later, Skinner worked with The D.O.T on And That, and Diary.
Mike also played a security guard on episode The Time of Angels in series Doctor Who. Skinner’s net worth was also increased through his autobiographical book The Story of The Streets. He published it in 2012.