Mickey Hart Net Worth

Mickey Hart Net Worth 2023: Wiki Biography, Married, Family, Measurements, Height, Salary, Relationships

Mickey Hart net worth is
$30 Million

Mickey Hart Wiki Biography

Michael Steven Hartman was born on the 11th September 1943, in Brooklyn, New York City USA, and under his stage name Mickey Hart, he is a musician, who is probably best recognized for being one of two drummers of The Grateful Dead, a rock band. Together with another drummer Bill Kreutzmann, he also founded the group Rhythm Devils. His professional musical career has been active since the 1960s.

So, have you ever wondered how rich Mickey Hart is? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Hart counts his net worth at the impressive amount of $30 million as of mid- 2016, which has been accumulated through his successful involvement in the entertainment industry as a musician and drummer.

Mickey Hart Net Worth $30 Million

Mickey Hart was brought up in a Jewish family by his mother, Leah, a drummer, and his father, Leonard Hart, who was a champion rudimental drummer, as well as the founder of Hart Music, a store chain which sells musical instruments and drums, located in San Carlos, California; his brother is Jerry Hart, is a radio talk show host. He spent his childhood on Long Island, New York, where he went to Lawrence High School, but soon after he quit education and began traveling throughout Europe, as he joined the US Air Force’s drum and bugle corps. When he discharged, Mickey started to work in the family business, but in no time his career took the turn for better.

Mickey’s professional musical career began in the late 1960s, when he joined the band The Grateful Dead. He stayed with the band until 1971, and left after several arguments with band management; however, he returned to the band in 1974, and stayed until the end of the band’s career in 1995 on Jerry Garcia‘s death. While with The Grateful Dead, Mickey’s net worth increased to a large degree, thanks to the sales of the band’s albums; the band released 17 albums, all of which helped increase the overall size of his net worth.

Apart from his successful career as a member of the legendary band, Mickey is also recognized for his solo career, releasing several albums, but he has also collaborated with numerous other famous musicians. His solo albums include “Rolling Thunder”(1972), “Music To Be Born By” (1989), “Planet Drum” (1991), “Supralingua” (1998), “Mysterium Tremendum” (2012), and “Superorganism” (2013), among many others, which have also increased his overall net worth. He also started the group Rhythm Devils, alongside Bill Kreutzmann, with which he has been on tour since 2006. This has also contributed a lot to his net worth.

Thanks to his long and successful career Mickey has been inducted into the Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall Of Fame in 1994, as a member of The Grateful Dead. Besides that, he is also a Grammy Winning Percussionist & Musicologist.

When it comes to speak about his personal life, Mickey Hart has been married to lawyer Caryl Hart since 1990, and they are the parents of two children.

Full NameMickey Hart
Net Worth$30 Million
Date Of BirthSeptember 11, 1943
Place Of BirthBrooklyn, New York City, New York, USA
EducationAli Akbar College of Music, Lawrence High School
SpouseCaryl Hart (m. 1990)
ChildrenTaro Hart, Reya Hart
ParentsLeah Hart, Lenny Hart
SiblingsJerry Hart
AwardsGrammy Award for Best World Music Album, Grammy Award for Best Contemporary World Music Album, Althea, Fire on the Mountain, Ripple
Music GroupsAlthea, Fire on the Mountain, Ripple, Grateful Dead, Dead & Company, The Dead, The Other Ones, New Riders of the Purple Sage, Jefferson Starship
MoviesThe Grateful Dead Movie, Grateful Dead: Dead Ahead, Grateful Dead: Downhill from Here, Ticket to New Year's, The Rhythm Devils Concert Experience, Grateful Dead: View from the Vault, Grateful Dead: View from the Vault 3, The Best of the Jammys: Vol. 2, Babatunde Olatunji: Drums of Passion: Live '85,...
1In the beginning their was noise. Noise begat rhythym, and rhythym begat everything else.
1Founder of world beat band "Mickey Hart's Mystery Box"
2Inducted into the Percussive Arts Society Hall of Fame in 2009.
3Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (as a member of the Grateful Dead)in 1994.
4Winner of 1991 Grammy Award for Best World Beat Recording


American Experience1997-2005TV Series documentary 5 episodes
Forest Family Forever!2001Video documentary short
Gang Related1997
Rabbit Ears: Aladdin and the Magic Lamp1994Video
Grateful Dead: Backstage Pass1992Video short
Greed and Wildlife: Poaching in America1989Video documentary
The Hero's Journey: The World of Joseph Campbell1987Documentary
The Twilight Zone1985-1986TV Series 2 episodes
Vietnam: A Television History1983TV Series documentary 11 episodes
Rhythms of the Universe2013Short


The Marty Stuart Show2008-2011TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Magic Trip: Ken Kesey's Search for a Kool Place2011Documentary writer: "Caution Do Not Stop On The Tracks" - as Michael Hart
So You Think You Can Dance Canada2010TV Series performer - 2 episodes
So You Think You Can Dance2009-2010TV Series performer - 3 episodes
Peyote to LSD: A Psychedelic Odyssey2008TV Movie documentary writer: "Dark Star"
Parashat Ha-Shavua2006TV Series writer - 1 episode
Crossing Jordan2005TV Series performer - 1 episode
Festival Express2003Documentary "Blues Jam"
The Dreamers2003writer: "Dark Star" 1968 - as Michael Hart
Warriors of Virtue1997performer: "Alembic" / producer: "Alembic" / writer: "Alembic"
Camp Nowhere1994performer: "BONES" / writer: "BONES"
Made in America1993"Mysterious Island"
Comic Book Confidential1988Documentary music: "Dark Star"
The Twilight Zone1985TV Series Opening theme music
Grateful Dead: Dead Ahead1981Video writer: "Fire on the Mountain"

Music Department

The Music of Apocalypse Now2006Video documentary short musician: percussion
American Experience1997-2005TV Series documentary musician - 6 episodes
The Twilight Zone1985TV Series special musical effects
Vietnam: A Television History1983TV Series documentary musician - 11 episodes
Apocalypse Now1979composer: additional music - uncredited / musician

Sound Department

The Twilight ZoneTV Series sound designer - 17 episodes, 1985 - 1986 sound design supervisor - 1 episode, 1986


Rhythms of the Universe2013Short
American Experience1997TV Series documentary 1 episode


Rhythms of the Universe2013ShortNarrator
Petulia1968Hippie 2 (uncredited)


Rhythms of the Universe2013Short writer


Rhythms of the Universe2013Short producer


The Music Never Stopped2011special thanks
One from the Heart1981special thanks


Long Strange Trip2017Documentary post-productionHimself
Rock & Roll Road Trip with Sammy Hagar2016TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Dear Jerry: Celebrating the Music of Jerry Garcia2016VideoHimself
Soundbreaking: Stories from the Cutting Edge of Recorded Music2016TV Series documentaryHimself
Fare Thee Well: Celebrating 50 Years of Grateful Dead2015Himself
Fare Thee Well: Circles Around the Sun2015Video documentaryHimself
Fare Thee Well: Rainbows Are Real2015Documentary shortHimself
American Express UNSTAGED: Dead & Company2015Himself - Dead & Company
The Other One: The Long, Strange Trip of Bob Weir2014DocumentaryHimself
The Us Festival 1982: The US Generation Documentary2013Documentary
Move Me Brightly: Celebrating Jerry Garcia's 70th Birthday2013VideoHimself
The Stern Grove Festival Videos2013TV SeriesHimself
Beware of Mr. Baker2012Documentary
The Other Dream Team2012DocumentaryHimself
Play Like a Lion: The Legacy of Maestro Ali Akbar Khan2011Documentary
The Universe2009TV Series documentaryHimself - Grateful Dead & Global Drum Project
Battleground Earth: Ludacris vs. Tommy Lee2008TV SeriesHimself
Best of the Jammys, Volume Two2007VideoHimself
Summer of Love2007TV Series documentaryHimself - Grateful Dead
That's the Way It Is: Celebrating Cronkite at 902007TV Movie documentary
Grateful Dead Truckin' Up to Buffalo2005Video documentaryHimself
Festival Express2003DocumentaryHimself - Grateful Dead / Interviewee
View from the Vault IV2003VideoHimself
View from the Vault III2002VideoHimself
View from the Vault II2001VideoHimself
The End of the Road2001DocumentaryHimself
Tree Sit: The Art of Resistance2001DocumentaryHimself
View from the Vault2000VideoHimself
Late Night with Conan O'Brien2000TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
Behind the Music1998TV Series documentaryHimself
Grateful Dead: Anthem to Beauty1997TV Movie documentaryHimself
Feed Your Head1997Documentary shortHimself (Interview)
Save the Headwater's Forests1997TV Movie documentaryHimself
Kodo: The Drummers of Japan1996DocumentaryHimself - Host and Narrator
The History of Rock 'n' Roll1995TV Series documentaryHimself
ABC in Concert1993TV Series documentaryHimself
Grateful Dead: Backstage Pass1992Video shortHimself
Grateful Dead: So Far1987Video documentaryHimself
Grateful Dead: Ticket to New Year's Eve Concert1987Video documentaryHimself
Dead Ringers: The Making of the Touch of Grey Video1987Video shortHimself
Grateful Dead: Dead Ahead1981VideoHimself - Grateful Dead
Grateful Dead: The Closing of Winterland1978TV MovieHimself - Grateful Dead
The Grateful Dead1977DocumentaryHimself
Baff - Fast eine Sendung1971TV SeriesHimself
San Francisco Rock: A Night at the Family Dog1970TV Movie documentaryHimself - Grateful Dead
Playboy After Dark1969TV SeriesSinger

Archive Footage

The Music of Apocalypse Now2006Video documentary shortHimself
Live from New York: The First 5 Years of Saturday Night Live2005TV Special documentaryHimself

Known for movies

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