Producer Michael is a flamboyant YouTuber who enjoys showing off his wealth. Real name Michael Blakey, he is an accomplished record producer, composer, and songwriter. Producer Michael’s net worth is estimated to be $60 million.
During his career, Blakey has worked with famous musicians such as Engelbert Humperdinck, Willie Nelson, and Eminem. Blakey is a prominent player in the music and film industry, contributing to 87 films and TV shows. Aside from that, he earns money from his YouTube channel and social media brand deals.
Not much is known about Michael Blakey’s life before fame, but he was born in London in 1958. The 65-year-old began his music career and became the resident producer for Hansa Studios at just 19 years old.
Atico Records hired him as a session drummer and writer for Tidal Force. He worked with them full-time and was later promoted to spearhead A&R from 1991 to 1994. Blakey launched three record labels and partnered up with the likes of Universal Music, Warner Bros and Universal Music. All of them went on to become successful.
He co-founded 2KSounds, which is recognized by many as the first record label to distribute music on the internet. Back then this was very innovative which doesn’t say much! Next, they partnered with Virgin Records, and Blakey was named president of the brand’s record department.
To date, Blakey’s work has generated over 100 million album sales. Many music artists have received gold and platinum records thanks to his efforts. He also composed music for movies and TV shows such as Starved, Weeds and Hef’s Runaway Bride.
He has helped motion picture soundtracks, like Shaft (2002) and The Concert (2009), achieve gold and platinum status. As a result, Michael Blakey has won five Grammy awards and a substantial fortune over a 25-year career.
Michael is currently the president of his own firm, Electra Star Management. Today, he is living a happy life with his wife Sasha Blakey, and their beautiful daughter. The family resides in LA and have another property in London. He’s been married to his wife for 15 years now.
Social Media Fame
As Producer Michael, he has attracted over 2.3 million Instagram followers and 1.6 million YouTube subscribers. Blakey portrays himself as a flamboyant celebrity on social media.
Currently, his YouTube channel averages over 6 million monthly views. Based on a $5 CPM, he makes an estimated $30,000 per month in YouTube ad revenue. This figure doesn’t include brand deals, recent sponsorships include Swan Toilets and Fragrance Du Bois.
On Instagram, he shows off luxurious watches and has a collection of over 100 timepieces in his possession. Viewers like to see what items he personally uses, such as his favorite cologne and outfits.
He frequently films tours of luxury home listings in Los Angeles on YouTube. The videos are becoming increasingly popular among realtors, who approach him with offers to make promotional videos for their properties. Caroline Choi is the main real estate agent he films content with. Despite his wealth, Product Michael doesn’t have a Wikipedia page yet.