Michael Stipe

Rock Singer

Michael Stipe was born in Decatur, Georgia, United States on January 4th, 1960 and is the Rock Singer. At the age of 64, Michael Stipe biography, profession, age, height, weight, eye color, hair color, build, measurements, education, career, dating/affair, family, news updates, songs, and networth are available.

Date of Birth
January 4, 1960
United States
Place of Birth
Decatur, Georgia, United States
64 years old
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$75 Million
Actor, Composer, Film Producer, Guitarist, Musician, Peace Activist, Record Producer, Restaurateur, Singer, Singer-songwriter, Television Actor, University Teacher, Voice Actor
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Michael Stipe Career


Stipe frequented the Wuxtry record store, where he first encountered store clerk Peter Buck in 1980 while attending the University of Georgia in Athens. "He was a striking figure and he also bought bizarre stuff, something that no one in the store did," Buck remembered. The two became friends and began performing together, but Stipe was also a member of a local group called Gangster at the time. Bill Berry and Mike Mills joined Buck and Stipe shortly and named themselves R.E.M., a term that Stipe selected at random from a dictionary. Stipe was the band's youngest member.

R.E.M.'s four members are included in this article. In 1980, the old school was dropped out of school to concentrate on the new band. Stipe was the first to do so. On Hib-Tone, the band's debut single, "Radio Free Europe," was a hit in college radio. The band has left the United States in a letter. A year after the initial introduction of the Chronic Town EP, there are records. R.E.M. was born in 1983. Critics also lauded Murmur's debut album, which was lauded by critics. Listeners are particularly keen on Stipe's vocals and lyrics. Murmur went on to win the Rolling Stone Critics Poll of the Year in honor of Michael Jackson's Thriller. Reckoning was their second album, and 1984 followed them.

R.E.M. graduated from R.E.M. in 1985. Fables of the Reconstruction, the band's third album, a difficult process that brought the band to the brink of a breakup. Since the album was released, the band's ties remained tense. During this time, Stipe began to suffer from depression and exhaustion, including shaving his hair into a monk's tonsure.

During this year, they toured in Canada and Europe; Stipe had bleached his hair blond at the time; during this time, they had been travelling in Canada and Europe.

Bill Berry left R.E.M. In 1997, the other members of the group formed a three-piece, and the other members continued as a three-piece. R.E.M. In 2011, the disbanded have been amicably disbanded. In 2021, Stipe announced that they had no plans to reunite.

R.E.M. was released in September 1983, just a few months after R.E.M. was announced. Stipe's debut album, released in Athens, was shot by New York Rocker magazine photographer Laura Levine, who was a friend of the band. Levine, Stipe, his sister Lynda, Matthew Sweet (who created a short-lived pair, Community Trolls with Michael Stipe), and R.E.M. Bill Berry is the head of a National Library. The film has yet to be announced.

Stipe was a member of the Chickasaw Mudd Puppies from 1990 to 1992. He co-produced and appeared on their two albums, White Dirt (1990) and 8 Track Stomp (1991), and they both appeared on their two albums: White Dirt (1990) and 8 Track Stomp (1991).

In 1994, Stipe planned a joint venture with Kurt Cobain, the lead singer of Nirvana, partially in an effort to lure Cobain away from his house and heroin use. However, they did not manage to produce or record anything before Cobain's death. Frances Bean Cobain, Cobain and Courtney Love's daughter, was chosen as the godfather of Cobain and Courtney Love's daughter. R.E.M. In tribute to Cobain, the band "Let Me In" from 1994's Monster album "Let Me In" was recorded.

Stipe came close to fellow alternative rock singer Natalie Merchant and performed a few songs with her, including one titled "Photograph," on a pro-choice benefit album titled Born to Choose, and they performed Gabriel's single "Red Rain" at the 1996 VH1 Honors and a few other times.

In the mid-1990s, Stipe and Tori Amos became close friends and recorded a duet for the Don Juan DeMarco motion picture soundtrack "It Might Hurt a Bit." Both Stipe and Amos have decided not to publish it.

Patti Smith's collection Two Times Intro: On the Road in 1998. In 2006, Stipe released an EP that contained six different cover versions of Joseph Arthur's "In The Sun" for the Hurricane Katrina disaster relief fund. On the Canadian Singles Chart, one version, which was produced in a partnership with Coldplay's Chris Martin, debuted at number one. On the Placebo's "Broken Promise" album, Stipe appeared on the song "Broken Promise" in 2006. He's still hasn't recovered from his non-R.E.M. Stipe performed the song "L'Hôtel" on Serge Gainsbourg's tribute album, "Dancing on the Lip of a Volcano," on the New York Dolls album One Day It Would Please Us to Remember Even This. "Lo que ves lo que hay," Miguel Bosé recorded on the album Papito, "Lo que ves es lo que hay."

In 2008, Stipe developed his own "holiday collector version" brand of polo shirt, which was released by Lacoste. The idea portrays a concert audience from the performer's perspective on stage. In the 12-12-12 concert, he performed "Losing My Faith" with Chris Martin of Coldplay live at Madison Square Garden and online. In 2013, Stipe's latest album starring Courtney Love was announced. "Rio Grande" by Johnny Depp is a video game that can be downloaded from Son of Rogue's Gallery. The Cold Lands (2013), Stipe's best friend director Tom Gilroy's film, also produced the soundtrack.

On April 10, 2014, Stipe inducted American grunge band Nirvana into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. In 2017, he performed his first solo piece at Moogfest. On the new song "Have Fun Tonight" from Fischerspooner's 2018 album "Siri," he performed later this year. On March 24, 2018, Stipe released "Future, If Future" as a solo artist, and "Your Capricious Soul" followed on October 5, 2019. On January 4, 2020, "Drive to the Ocean" was released for his 60th birthday.

Photography has long been a passion for Stipe, and he's been carrying a camera with him since his teenage years, when he shot Ramones, The Runaway, and Queen in Ramones. In 2018, Stipe published Volume 1, which included 35 photographs of such celebrities as River Phoenix and Kurt Cobain. In 2019, Douglas Coupland's second volume, Our Interference Times: A Visual Record, was released.

In 2019, Stipe toured with Aaron Dessner and Justin Vernon's band Big Red Machine on the album "No Time For Love Like Now." During the COVID-19 pandemic, the album was completed and released in 2020.

Stipe and Jim McKay co-founded C-00 Films, a mixed-media firm that was "planned to channel its founder's artistic energies toward the creation and promotion of alternative film works" in early 1987. Stipe and his co-producer, Sandy Stern, have appeared in films including Being John Malkovich, Velvet Goldmine, and Man on the Moon. He was also named as the producer of Saved's 2004 film Saved!

He worked with Single Cell Pictures, a film production firm that produced several arthouse / indie films in 1998.

Stipe has appeared on film and television as a performer. Stipe appeared in a episode of The Adventures of Pete and Pete as Captain Scrummy, an ice cream man.

Stipe has performed as himself at R.E.M. On Sesame Street, the protagonist of "Shiny Happy Monsters" reworked, and appeared in an episode of The Simpsons titled "Homer the Moe," in which R.E.M. appeared. In Homer Simpson's garage, I was tricked into attending a show. In the episode "Hungry," he appeared as a guest on the Cartoon Network talk show "space Ghost Coast to Coast." On The Colbert Report, Stipe made several short appearances.

In the 1999 film Olive, the Other Reindeer, Stipe voiced Schnitzel the Reindeer, he appeared in the 1996 film Color of a Brisk and Leaping Day.

Since the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in March 2018, Stipe joined the "March for Our Lives" protests to promote gun control. In the run-up, he also showed a preview of his upcoming song.

Stipe introduced himself as a social socialist in a 2021 interview for Jacobin, and said he was a member of the Democratic Party so he could vote in Democratic primaries. Bernie Sanders' presidential campaigns in 2016 and 2020 were praised by the former president.


Frances Bean Cobain is MARRIED!Kurt Cobain's daughter and Tony Hawk's son Riley have tied the knot and guess which musical icon acted as celebrant

www.dailymail.co.uk, October 24, 2023
Frances Bean and Tony Hawk's son Riley Hawk have married, Kurt Cobain's daughter Frances Bean and Tony Hawk's son Riley Hawk have married. According to TMZ, the couple married in Los Angeles earlier in October after obtaining a marriage license in September in San Diego County. And, what's more, the rock royalty performed a musical icon act as the celebrant on the day - Michael Stipe, the REM frontman.

Nothing compared to her: Sinead O'Connor's tearful fans gather outside the Wall of Fame in Dublin's Temple Bar where Irish singer used to record

www.dailymail.co.uk, July 27, 2023
Hundreds of grieving supporters gathered outside the Wall of Fame in Dublin's Temple Bar today to pay their respects to the late Sinead O'Connor. Mourners discussed the influence her music had on their lives, and they called for her to 'light an absolute fire under all of us' to examine how mental stability and children are handled in Ireland. The audience performed two of her hits, Black Boys On Mopeds and Nothing Compares 2 U, and they also created a small memorial at the Irish Rock 'n' Roll Museum building in Dublin using today's newspapers, flowers, and photographs of the singer.

EXCLUSIVE: Inside Sinead O'Connor's £3,000-a-month penthouse apartment, which the actress had eagerly shown to fans just weeks before she died aged 56, but police are not suspicious

www.dailymail.co.uk, July 27, 2023
The Irish music legend had excitedly announced her move into the area and announced plans to'write new songs,' hinting at a forthcoming album and a world tour. Just after 11 a.m. yesterday, police were called to the property between Herne Hill and Brixton. At the time, the actor was pronounced dead on the scene. Her death is not being treated with suspicion. It came after MailOnline revealed Sinead had reported on social media that she had returned to London and felt "very proud to be home" in a video shot in her new flat on July 9. The singer's Facebook page was taken to confirm it was her Twitter account and that she was unpacking. She apologised for the chaos and called the modern apartment a's***hole' because her possessions were on the floor. However, there were also rumors of placing Vaseline on her face to gaze after her skin and 'beautiful' sun flowers, which her friend purchased as a housewarming gift, and were worthy of place in the modern kitchen.