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Biography

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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 26 February 1953New Haven, Connecticut, USA
Birth NameMichael Bolotin
Height 5' 9" (1.75 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Michael Bolton was born on February 26, 1953 in New Haven, Connecticut, USA as Michael Bolotin. He was previously married to Maureen McGuire.

Spouse (1)

Maureen McGuire (4 May 1975 - 1990) (divorced) (3 children)

Trade Mark (2)

Deep vocals
His powerful 4-octave vocal range

Trivia (17)

Singer
Has announced plans to auction off the hair he cut in 1998.
He got custody of his daughters with the divorce.
He won a Grammy in 1990 for Best Male Pop Vocal for "How Am I Supposed To Live Without You."
Dated actress Nicollette Sheridan
Was sued successfully by Ronald Isley and The Isley Brothers, for the fact that Bolton's song, "Love is a Wonderful Thing", sounded similar to a song the Isleys composed with the same title. They won a 5.4 million dollar award in a jury trial against Bolton.
Is a vegetarian.
Three daughters: Isa, Holly and Taryn
Has a brother, Orrin and a sister, Sandra
Engaged to Nicollette Sheridan [March 14, 2006].
Re-Released the DVD "Best of Michael Bolton Live" to coincide with a sold-out world tour, and headlining festival gigs in South Africa and the Caribbean.
Kanye West sampled Bolton's song "Maybe It's The Power Of Love" on the track "Never Let You Down" (featuring Jay Z & Saul Williams) on his "College Dropout" album, which went multi-platinum.
Michael and Nicollette Sheridan have called off their engagement {August 26, 2008].
He was awarded the Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Recording at 7018 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California.
Admits to being unable to whistle, and hence the necessity to dub the whistling solo on his 1987 cover of Otis Redding's 1968 hit "(Sittin' On) The Dock of the Bay".
All of his grandparents were Russian Jewish immigrants.
Was frontman in the American rock band Blackjack.

Personal Quotes (1)

I've been all about humor and all about laughing since I was a kid. That's just who I am. I've been kicked out of every class. Andy [Samberg] and I were talking about that. Neither one of us had our Bar Mitzvah because we couldn't take Hebrew school seriously.

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