Michael Poulsen is a well-known Danish vocalist and guitarist, known for Zulu Awards ’10(2010), Go’morgen Danmark, and Gotterdammerung. Poulsen is currently known as the rhythm guitarist, singer, and primary songwriter of the band Volbeat.

Michael was also nominated in the categories Singer of the year and composer at the annual Steppeulven awards.

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Full NameMichael Poulsen
Date of Birth1 April, 1975
Birth PlaceDenmark
FatherJorn Poulsen
MotherElse Poulsen
ProfessionMusician, Songwriter
Age46 years old
Weight75 kg
Height5 feet 9 inches
Body MeasurementN/A
Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorBlack
Net Worth$5 million


Where was Michael born and raised?

Michael Poulsen was born in 1975, on April 1. He was born in Slagelse, Denmark. Michael was born with the birth name Michael Schn Poulsen. He is the son of Else Poulsen (Mother) and Jorn Poulsen (Father). In 2008, on June 27, his father died.

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Michael Poulsen has grown up with his twin sister and two older sisters. Her parents were the biggest fan of Jerry Lee Lewis, Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, and Chuck Berry. Poulsen has transferred to Copenhagen and formed his first band name, Dominus.

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How did Poulsen start his Career?

Michael Poulsen has started his career at an early age. Poulsen has transferred to Copenhagen in 1992, where he has formed his first band Dominus. He has got inspiration from Chuck Schuldiner and his band Death. From 1994 to 2000, he has published four records. After a year, the band separated because Poulsen was fed up with death metal music and the death metal scene.

Michael has also written a new song with a rock n roll approach and established Volbeat. After two demos released their debut album, The Sound/ The Strength/ The Songs has placed in the Danish charts and matched the first album by a Danish metal band in 20 years to enter the top 20. He has also acted with some of Elvis Presley’s studio musicians in Copenhagen in 2006, on April 22.

He has also record Rock the Rebel/ Metal the Devil, and their third work, Guitar Gangsters & Cadillac Blood, performed straight to number 1 in Danish Charts. Poulsen has also shown his affinity towards Social Distortion, and taking cues from a “new influence” created Volbeat’s distinct sound.

Michael has also did a liner note for the Relapse Records reissue of Death’s 1990 album Spiritual Healing, which he considered one of his favorite albums in 2012. Michael Poulsen also has a verse in Highwayman, a Jimmy Webb song covered by Iced Earth on the album Plagues of Babylon, in 2014.

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Awards and Nomination

Michael Poulsen was nominated at the annual Steppeulven awards for singer of the Year and Composer of the year. After that, he was set at the Danish Music Awards for Best Singer.

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Who is Michael married to?

Michael Poulsen is a happily married person. He has previously tied a knot with Lina in March 2010 at Graceland in Memphis, Tennessee. His 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.

But their relations did not work out, and they got separated in 2015. The duo has given birth to a lovely daughter in 2017. After three years of divorce, he married Jeanet.


Social Media

Michael Poulsen is active in his social media account. Michael is active in social media account like Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook account. Michael has amassed more than 2811 followers on his Instagram account, 150.8k followers on his Twitter account.

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Net Worth

Michael Poulsen is a well-known singer and songwriter. He has done such a tremendous job in his career. His estimated net worth is around $5 million.


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