How Much Is Michael Sweet Net Worth In 2022? Find Out Here!

Michael Harrison Sweet was born in Whittier, California on July 4th, 1963. He is the lead singer and guitarist of Christian metal band, Stryper, and also performed lead vocals and guitar for rock band, Boston. 

Net Worth and Salary

Michael Sweet’s net worth is estimated to be around $3 million. It is hard to determine the exact calculations as Michael Sweet’s assets are not available to the public. This valuation is based on contributions from fans and other credible sources.

Personal Life 

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As a child, Michael Sweet and his brother, Robert Sweet, grew up listening to music as both parents were musicians and composers. Sweet was gifted a guitar at a young age and by the time he was fourteen, he was performing at local schools and festivals alongside his brother, Robert, who played the drums. 

Michael Sweet has two children from his first marriage to Kyle Sweet. They met on the set of Stryper’s first music video. Sadly, Kyle died after a two year battle with ovarian cancer in 2009. They were married for 22 years.  

In 2010 he married Lisa Champagne. Not much more is known about Sweet’s personal life

Professional Career

Michael Sweet began his musical career back in the 1980’s, performing in small venues across Los Angeles as Roxx Regime.  The trio was put together by Sweet along with his brother Robert and friend Eric Johnson. Roxx Regime shared the stage with other well known rock bands such as Bon Jovi, Metallica and Motley Crue.

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Roxx Regime would later become Stryper where Sweet asserted his position as lead singer and lead guitarist. He also wrote and arranged most of the music as well as co-producing. 

After nine years, Sweet left Stryper to work on solo material. His self-titled debut album sold over 250,000 copies. He then released two more albums titled Real and Truth, before joining Boston where he performed lead vocals and guitar work. During his time with Boston, they failed to release any albums.

Michael Sweet left Boston in 1999 and a year later reunited with Stryper. They released a new album titled Reborn which Sweet produced. He went on to release more solo albums while simultaneously performing with Stryper. 

In 2009, Stryper celebrated its 25th Anniversary world tour with the original members. The opening bands included Flight Patterns, of which Sweet’s son, Michael Sweet Jnr, is a member. 

Michael Sweet and Lynch Mob founder, George Lynch, released an album titled Only To Rise in 2015 under the name Sweet and Lynch. It was only after the release of their second album, Unified, in 2017, that they decided to part ways due to Lynch’s hectic work schedule.  

Stryper caused uproar in 2018 upon the release of God Damn Evil, which was banned from Walmart stores due to its controversial title. Surprisingly, the album sold and charted in 5 countries. 

After thirty years, Stryper are still going strong and are currently embarking on yet another world tour. 

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