Michael Tait is an American singer, songwriter, and musician most known for being one-third of the Christian rap-rock trio, dc Talk. He is currently the lead singer of the Christian rock band, Newsboys.
In this article, we look at the career and net worth of Michael Tait:
What is the Net Worth of Michael Tait? Income Sources & Salary
According to celebritynetworth.com, Michael Tait has a net worth of $5 million.
His wealth comes from his eminent music career. He was part of what is widely considered one of the best and the most successful Christian musical acts in history, dc Talk. He has also had a prolific solo career and currently fronts another successful Christian band, Newsboys.
dc Talk was formed in 1987 by Michael Tait, Toby McKeehan, and Kevin Max Smith — three individuals who share similar tastes in music and are of the same religious bent.
The Christian rap-rock collective dropped their self-titled debut studio album in 1989, and since have released four studio albums, namely 1990’s Nu Thang, 1992’s Free at Last, 1995’s Jesus Freak, and 1998’s Supernatural — three of which went on to win Grammy Awards.
They went on to release an EP in 2001, Solo, — which won the band another Grammy Award.
After the release of the EP, dc Talk went into an indefinite hiatus that has lasted to this day.
Solo Career, Tait, and Newsboys
Since dc Talk went into hiatus, Michael Tait has worked towards proliferating his career as a solo artist and as part of a collective.
He is the lead singer and primary songwriter for the band, Tait, which has been around since 1997. They have released two studio albums and have since gone defunct.
Currently, Tait performs with the Christian rock band, Newsboys. He joined the reunited band in March 2009 and has since performed lead vocals since their 2010 album, Born Again.
Besides his music career, Tait has also been a contributor to books released by his dc Talk bandmates, namely Kevin Max Smith’s Jesus Freak and Jesus Freaks II, and TobyMac’s Under God and Living Under God.
Michael Tait has also dabbled in acting, most notably in the Christian drama movie series God’s Not Dead and its sequels God’s Not Dead 2 and God’s Not Dead: A Light in Darkness.
How Old is Michael Tait? What is His Height?
Michael Tait was born Michael Dwayne Tait, one of eight children to Maxine and Nathel Tait, on May 18, 1966. The 54-year-old six-footer was born and raised in Washington, D.C.
Tait attended Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia with his would-be dc Talk bandmates Toby “TobyMac” McKeehan and Kevin Max Smith.
Brother of Southern Gospel Singer Lynda Randle
Among Michael Tait’s seven siblings is his older sister, Southern Gospel Singer Lynda Randle.
Born on February 7, 1962, Lynda is a prolific singer-songwriter with thirteen albums to her name.