About Mike Posner
Michael Robert Posner, better known as Mike Posner, is a singer, music producer and songwriter from the United States. He rose to the fame quite recently, following the release of his debut album, entitled Minutes to Takeoff. It featured such widely known hits as “Cooler Than Me”, “Please Don’t Go” and “Bow Chicka Wow Wow”. Mike is also credited for producing and writing such songs as Justin Bieber’s “Boyfriend”, Big Time Rush’s “Windows Down” and Labyrinth’s “Beneath Your Beautiful”. As a songwriter and producer he has also cooperated with a variety of stars, including Snoop Dog, Big Sean, Wiz Khalifa and 2 Chainz. As for the day, Mike Posner net worth is estimated at $4.5 million.
Michael was born and raised in Michigan, in a family of Jon and Roberta Henrion Posner. His father was a criminal defense attorney, while his mother stayed at home with the kids. After graduation from Groves High School, Michael enrolled at Duke University, where he earned a degree in sociological sciences. Mike Posner net worth started to grow in the late 2000s, as he started producing for his long-time friend Big Sean.
The following step Michael has taken was releasing two mixtapes: Reflection of the Lost Teen and A Matter of Time. This later record became a real sensation on iTunes U, immediately attracting a large response and topping iTunes U chart. Following his breakthrough on the internet Posner landed a deal with J Records and started working on his debut album. 31 Minutes to Takeoff reached the stores in summer of 2010. Posner wrote the lyrics for all the songs included in this album, but one: “Déjà vu”. The music for the songs was co-written by the singer and a variety of musicians, such as Teddy Riley, Cisco Adler and Benjamin Levin. Although 31 Minutes to Takeoff received mixed critical reviews, it enjoyed a considerable commercial success. The album sold nearly 30 thousand copies during the week after release, peaking at No. 8 on Billboard 200, No. 120 on France Albums Chart and No. 32 on Canadian Albums Chart and increasing Mike Posner net worth.
Although quite impressive, these sales records do not reflect the actual popularity of Posner’s tracks. For example, his single “Cooler Than Me” sold over 3 copies online in the United States alone. His tracks “Please Don’t Go” and “Bow Chicka Wow Wow” sold 1 million download each. These online sales made a solid contribution to the current Mike Posner net worth too.