Michael Anthony Biography & Net Worth



This is the profile page of famous American musician by the name Michael Anthony Sobolewski. Michael Anthony Sobolewski belongs to the group rock supergroup chicken foot and the circle.

Before joining the rock supergroup and the circle, he was previously playing for Van Halen between the periods of 1974 to 2006. He was the lead background vocalist and bassist.

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He is known with his signature Schecter Guitar Research bass-guitar series, he happens to own more than 150 bass guitars to his collections of guitars in his studio.

Famously known by the stage name Michael Anthony, he has become a role to young aspiring guitarist, he has become a reference point to those who want to learn and take up a profession as a guitarist.

Wiki Data

  • Full Name: Michael Anthony Sobolewski
  • Nationality: American
  • States: Chicago, Illinois
  • Date of Birth: June 20, 1954
  • Birth Sign: Gemini
  • Age:66
  • Occupation: Musician and Guitarist
  • Marital Status: Married
  • Instrument: Bass guitar, vocals, keyboards, guitar
  • Genres: Hard rock and heavy metal
  • Labels: Warner and Redline
  • Active Years: 1967- till date
  • Associated Act: Van Halen, Chicken foot, Sammy Hagar, Planet Us, The circle
  • Marital Status: Married
  • Spouse: Susan Hendry
  • Children: 2

 Age | Place of Birth | Birthday

Michael Anthony Sobolewski was born in America in Chicago. Illinois on the 20th of June 1954. He grew up in Illinois, Chicago and lived there with its parent.

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His father bought him his guitar at a young age and encouraged him to play and pick interest in guitar playing.

He will be 66 years of age by June 20, 2020.


With the facts available to us not much information is available to us about his elementary education, but he attended Arcadia high school from where he started playing music and also fell in love with playing guitar and picking interest in the base guitar.

After he graduated from Arcadia high school he proceeded to the Pasadena city college in California to study music, from where he earn a degree in Music.


After he graduated from Pasadena city college in California, he launched is music career fully by playing for Van Halen.

It was at Arcadia city-college that he met his wife Susan Hendry.

Parents | Siblings

Not much information is available about his mother, but we were able to find out who his father was. His father is Walter Sobolewski, they gave birth to him in Chicago, Illinois.

He was born into a family of seven, his mum and dad with five children. He as three brothers and a sister.

His sister’s name is Nancy Sobolewski while his brother’s names are Steve, Robert, and Dennis Sobolewski.

They all grew up in Illinois, Chicago as one family.

Personal Life

He met his wife Susan at the Arcadia high school and they both got married in 1981, they are blessed with two daughters named Elisha and Taylor.

The family is currently living in Newport Beach California.

Career Life

Anthony began his career as a teenager by picking up interest in playing the guitar. He started learning how to play the guitar but picked up a special interest in the bass guitar.

After mastering and becoming perfect with playing the bass guitar he joined the Van Halen from there he moved to join the Chicken foot and the circles.

Michael Anthony Net Worth

Michael Anthony Net Worth is estimated to be around $60 million, He was able to achieve this by playing in the various gig and also from record sales and performances.

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