Michael Poulsen Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 16 Jul, 2019
Facts of Michael Poulsen
Date of Birth: 1975 , April-1
Age: 45 years old
Birth Nation: Denmark
Name Michael Poulsen
Birth Name Michael Schøn Poulsen
Father Jørn Poulsen
Mother Else Poulsen
Profession Musician, songwriter
Net Worth $5 million
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Black
Married Yes
Married to Lina Poulsen (m. 2010)
Divorce Lina Poulsen (2015)
Awards Danish Music Awards
Music Group Dominus
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Michael Poulsen is a Danish vocalist as well as guitarist, known for Zulu Awards '10 (2010), Go' morgen Danmark (1996) and Gutterdammerung (2016).  He is currently the rhythm guitarist, singer and main songwriter of the band Volbeat. 

 Poulsen was nominated in the categories Singer of the year and also Composer of the year at the annual Steppeulven awards.

Early life and Education Of Michael Poulsen

Michael Poulsen was born as Michael Schn Poulsen on 1 April 1975 in Slagelse, Denmark. He belongs to white ethnicity and holds a Denis nationality.

Poulsen is the son of Else Poulsen and Jorn Poulsen. Poulson's father died on 27 June 2008. He has the twin sister and two older sisters, who are also twins.

Poulsen's parents were big fans of Jerry Lee Lewis, Elvis Presley,  Johnny Cash, and Chuck Berry. At the age of 17, Poulsen moved to Copenhagen and formed his first band Dominus.

Michael Poulsen's Career

Michael Poulsen began his career at an early age. He moved to Copenhagen in 1992 where he formed his first band Dominus. He stated a major influence during this period was Chuck Schuldiner and his band Death.

Poulsen released four records between 1994 and 2000. The band split up a year later as Poulsen was fed up with death metal music and the death metal scene.

Poulsen's wrote new songs with the more rock'n'roll approach and established Volbeat. After publishing two demos, their debut album  The Sound / The Strength / The Songs reached some 18 in the Danish charts and matched the first album by a Danish metal band in 20 years to enter the top 20. 

On 22 April 2006, Poulsen acted with some of Elvis Presley's studio musicians in Copenhagen. Volbeat's sophomore record Rock the Rebel / Metal the Devil and their third work Guitar Gangsters & Cadillac Blood performed straight to number 1 in the Danish charts.

Poulsen later showed his affinity towards Social Distortion and taking cues from a "new influence" created Volbeat's distinct sound.

In the year 2012, Poulsen did a liner note for the Relapse Records reissue of the Death's 1990 album Spiritual Healing, which he considers one of his favorite albums.

Michael Poulsen's Personal life

Michael Poulsen is currently single, Previously, he married his fiance Lina Poulsen in 2010 at Graceland, Memphis.  Unfortunately, they divorced in 2015.

Poulson's ex-wife, Lena, is a former chef who left her restaurant kitchen to go on the road with the band to create the new eating plan for him and anyone else on the crew who decides to adopt it. 

Michael Poulsen's Net worth 

Poulsen is enjoying her celebrity life with the huge salary he is paid for his services. His current net worth is around $5 million.

Age, Body Measurements and Other Facts

  • Age: Michael Poulsen has a net worth of around 44 years old. 
  • Birth Sign: Aries
  • Height: He stands 5 feet 9 inches tall(180cm).
  • Weight: His body weight is around 82kg(181 lb).
  • Michael Poulsen's admirers and followers are following him on Twitter, Facebook, and several other social networking sites. He frequently updates what Poulsen is doing via her social handles.

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