Michael Poulsen is a popular singer, songwriter, and singer from Denmark. He is well-known for being the lead singer, the main songwriter as well as the rhythm guitarist of the Danish rock band called Volbeat. He loves heavy metal, alternative metal, hard rock, and a lot of different other music forms which includes a massive use of guitar. Please stick with us to know more about the singer’s musical journey and his rise to stardom.

Quick Info
Full NameMichael Schøn Poulsen
Date of Birth1 April 1975
Place of BirthSlagelse, Zealand, Denmark
Age46 years old
Zodiac SignAries
OccupationSinger, Guitarist, Songwriter
Siblings3 Sisters
Height5 feet 11 inches (1.80m/180cm)
Weight82kg (181lbs)
Eyes ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorBlack
WifeLina Poulsen (2010-2015)
Jeanet Poulsen (present)
Children1 Daughter
Net Worth$5 million (estimated)

Early Life and Family Details

Michael Poulsen’s full name is Michael Schøn Poulsen. He was born on 1 April 1975 in the town of Slagelse, Zealand, Denmark. He has not talked about the identity details of his parents at the moment. But we do know that they raised him alongside his twin sister and two elder sisters. Interestingly, his elder sisters are also twins. However, the identity details of his family members are currently a mystery.

Michael Poulsen
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Talking more about his early life, he started listening to rock and metal music when he was a young child. His parents are huge supporters of artists like Johnny Cash and Elvis Presley. Soon, he started listening to bands like Metallica and Iron Maiden and began developing an interest in music. Besides this, he is currently 46 years old with the zodiac sign of Aries.

Michael Poulsen is Danish by nationality and he belongs to the Danish ethnicity. Talking about his religion, according to an article by Blabbermouth, he believes in spirits. Furthermore, he also talks about how the spirits and the spiritual world have always fascinated him. Reflecting on his education, he has not talked much about his educational qualifications and background at the moment.

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Physical Stats

Michael Poulsen stands at the height of 5 feet and 11 inches (1.80m/180cm) tall and he weighs around 82kg (181lbs). Apart from this, he has not yet shared the details of his exact body measurements at the moment. However, looking at his pictures, we can tell that he has a muscular physique with a lot of tattoos on his hands. In addition to this, he has a pair of dark brown eyes color and black hair color.

Professional Career

Michael Poulsen began his professional career when he was 17 years old. He moved to the city of Copenhagen and formed his first band called Dominus. According to the singer, the main source of his inspiration was the American death metal band, Death and the band’s lead singer, Chuck Schuldiner. He went on to release four studio albums with his band between 1994 and 2000. However, the band’s journey came to an end a year later because he was getting frustrated with death metal music.

Michael Poulsen
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Michael then began writing rock songs and this led to the creation of the Danish rock band, Volbeat. The band had a great start to their professional career as they were able to land themselves in the Top 20 with their debut album called The Strength / The Songs. Not only this, but they were also the first band in 20 years to be able to have such success in the industry. The band began drawing a lot of attention and they were also having a lot of success. Eventually, the band got an opportunity to perform with the musicians of the great Elvis Presley.

Success did not stop there for the band as they topped the charts with their third album, Guitar Gangsters and Cadillac Blood. Moreover, they began drawing a lot of inspiration from the American punk rock band called Social Distortion. They have since released a lot of albums including Outlaw Gentlemen and Shady Ladies and Rewind, Replay, Rebound. The band released their latest album in 2021 and its name is Servant of the Mind.

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Michael Poulsen is also active on social media platforms. His Twitter account (@MMichaelPoulsen) currently has 353 followers. Likewise, he is also available on Instagram (@michaelvolbeat) where he has over 2.7 thousand followers but the account is private. In addition to this, he has over 20 thousand followers and likes on his unofficial fan page (@VoiceOfVolbeat).

Love Life and Spouse

Michael Poulsen Wife

Michael Poulsen has married twice in his life. His first wife’s name is Lina Poulsen and they married in March 2010. Their marriage ceremony took place at the 13.8-acre mansion called Graceland in Memphis, Tennessee, the United States of America. Sadly, their relationship ended in the year 2015 due to reasons unknown.

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Following his divorce, he began dating his current wife, Jeanet Poulsen. They welcomed a daughter in 2017 and a son in 2021. Poulsen’s current spouse is named Jeanet. Three years later, they decided to turn their relationship into a marriage.

Net Worth of Michael Poulsen

Michael Poulsen has had a successful career as a musician. He has experienced a lot of success in the world of music with his band. This has also earned him a lot of fame as well as fortune. As of the year 2021, he has an estimated net worth that lies somewhere around $5 million.

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