Michael Bolton

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Michael Bolotin
  • Birth Place: New Haven, CT
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 02/26/1954, Pisces
  • Profession: Singer; songwriter; producer
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Michael Bolton Fast Facts:
  • Was the lead singer for the heavy-metal band Blackjack, which once toured with Ozzy Osbourne.
  • Was an extra in the 1984 movie Dune.
  • Achieved success in the late 1980s and early 1990s singing renditions of soul classics, including "When a Man Loves a Woman" and "(Sittin' on) The Dock of the Bay." 
  • Is a prolific songwriter and has penned hits for Laura Branigan ("How Am I Supposed to Live Without You"), Cher ("I Found Someone") and KISS ("Forever").
  • Won his first Grammy in 1990 for Best Male Pop Vocal Performance for "How Am I Supposed to Live Without You."
  • In 1993 established the Michael Bolton Foundation to help at-risk women and children through local and national charities.
  • On his 2006 CD Bolton Swings Sinatra, sang a duet with then-girlfriend Nicollette Sheridan ("Second Time Around").
  • Has sold over 53 million records.
  • Michael Bolton Relationships:
  • George Bolotin - Father
  • Holly Bolton - Daughter
  • Helen Bolotin - Mother
  • Isa Bolton - Daughter
  • Maureen Bolton - Ex-wife
  • Taryn Bolton - Daughter
  • Nicollette Sheridan - Ex-fiancée
  • Michael Bolton Awards:
  • 2005 Emmy: Outstanding Music and Lyrics - Nominee
  • 1991 Grammy: Best Male Pop Vocal Performance - Winner
  • 1989 Grammy: Best Male Pop Vocal Performance - Winner

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