Michael Diamond AKA Mike D Net Worth $95 million
Michael Diamond AKA Mike D salary $1,000,000
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Mike D is an American rapper, musician and producer, and his current net worth is $95 million.
Born in New York City to a Jewish family, Mike went to the arts-oriented Saint Ann’s School.
Mike D or Mike Diamond is an American rapper famous for founding the New York City hip-hop band called the Beastie Boys.
He started as a member of the group called The Young Aborigines back in 1979.
A few years later after Adam Yauch, aka MCA, a friend and fan of the band, became their bass player the band changed its name.
The Young Aborigines changed its name to Beastie Boys because of the suggestion of their then-guitar player John Berry.
In 1983, the band changed its sound from punk to hip-hop, after Adam Horovitz aka Ad-Rock joined.
A few years later he started the Beastie Boys’ now-defunct record label Grand Royal Records.
Apart from his work in music he is also a talented interior designer. The rapper designed the Brooklyn-themed toile wallpaper.
He also renovated the Marquee nightclub in Chelsea, which re-opened its gates in 2013.
In July 2013, after the death of Yauch in 2012, he released Humberto vs. the New Reactionaries.
In August 2013, a remix of Yoko Ono Plastic Ono Band’s Bad Dancer by Diamond and Adam Horovitz, got released online so people could stream it.
The pair, credited with “additional beats, programming and other curve balls” is one of the best duos in musical industry.
He has also produced the English punk outfit Slaves’ second studio album called Take Control, released in 2016.
In his spare time is provides remixes for other artists such as Moby and Björk. He also raps, sings and plays drums.
Diamond is a married man to film, television and music video director Tamra Davis, with whom he has two children.