Mike D- Biography
Mike D is best known as a rapper, musician, songwriter, and fashion designer from the United States. He founded the hip-hop group Beastie Boys.
Michael Louis Diamond, better known as Mike D, is a well-known rapper and music composer from the United States of America. D is also a well-known fashion designer. Along with Adam Yauch, John Berry, and Adam Horovitz, he was a founding member of the 1980s hip hop group Beastie Boys. The trio released several albums and singles that the audience will remember for the rest of their lives. It ceased releasing music after the deaths of two of its founding members.
Mike has reached pinnacles in his hip-hop career, for which he has received numerous major awards. He was nominated for 19 Grammy Awards, both solo and with the ensemble. Mike received the first Grammy Award for his album Late Registration in 2006. He received two Grammy Awards in 2008, for Best Rap Song and Best Rap Album.
In 2012, he received another award for Best Rap Album for My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy. The next year, he received another award for Best Rap Song. Mike was also nominated for two Primetime Emmy Awards in 2020 for his documentary Beastie Boys Story.
What is the Net Worth of Mike D? Salary, Earnings
Mike is a phenomenal rapper who has amassed enormous fame and fortune in his career. He has a net worth of $90 million.
Mike D- Relationship, Married Life
Mike D is currently divorced and maybe single. He married Tamra Davis in 1993, but the couple eventually divorced. Skyler Diamond and Davis Diamond are the couple’s two children.
Mike D- Professional Career
Mike D is a well-known American rapper. At the age of 14, he formed the band The Young Aborigines, which eventually changed its name to Beastie Boys. Mike, together with other members Adam Yauch and Adam Horovitz, released several albums over three decades. Licensed to Ill, the group’s debut studio album was released in 1986.
Paul’s Boutique, their second album, was released in 1989. Check Your Head was released in 1992, Ill Communication was released in 1994, Hello Nasty was released in 1998, To the 5 Boroughs was released in 2004, The Mix-Up was released in 2007, and Hot Sauce Committee Part Two was released in 2011.
With their tremendous album success, the Beastie Boys established their record label and magazine, Grand Royal, in 1993. Mike D collaborated with artists such as Mike Watt, Kenny Salcido, and Miho Hatori during his solo career. During their career, the Beastie Boys arranged multiple successful tours, including The Virgin Tour in 1985, Raising Hell Tour in 1986, Licensed to Ill Tour and Together Forever Tour in 1987, Check Your Head Tour in 1992, and so on.
The tragic death of Adam Yauch in 2012 dealt the hip-hop trio their first blow. John Berry, the group’s second founding member, died in 2016. In 2018, Mike and Adam Horovitz published their memoir Beastie Boys Book, which recounted their experiences. In 2020, the duo launched a documentary titled Beastie Boys Story to commemorate their time in the group.
Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Hair color
Mike D is a 55-year-old wrapper who stands 5.10 feet tall and weighs 75 kg. He has grey eyes and grey hair. Mike was born on November 20, 1965, in New York City, New York, USA, to Harold Diamond and Hester Diamond. The rapper studied at Saint Ann’s School and Walden School.
- Mike D has 152k Instagram followers.
- His eyes have grey color.
- Mike was born under the sign of Scorpio.