Michael Dean Lockwood is a famous American guitarist and producer. After leaving school in 1979, he has associated with various artists including Aimee Mann, Fiona Apple, Carly Simon, Bijou Phillips and Ben Taylor. He also joined a band Lion & Ghost which later was signed by EMI. Soon the band was disbanded in 1989. The estimated net worth of Michael Lockwood is still not certain as he’s claiming he’s living on a ‘below poverty line’ income since the couple became estranged, but has asked for $40,000 a month in spousal support and also plead his wife Lisa Marie Presley to pay $100,000 towards his legal fees.
Michael Lockwood Biography
Michael Dean Lockwood was born in Hawthorne, California May 22, 1961. Apart from performing with various artists, he joined already established but yet unsigned Hollywood band Lion & Ghost in 1985, which later was signed by EMI America Records. the band recorded their first album in London. Soon after four years, the band Lion & Ghost were split up in 1989. Michael Lockwood became more eminent when he married Lisa Marie Presley, daughter of Elvis Presley and Priscilla Presley.
On January 22, 2006, Michael Lockwood married Lisa Marie Presley in Kyoto, Japan. He fathered two children with the singer Lisa Presley, twin daughters Harper & Finley. In June 2006, Lisa Marie, cited “irreconcilable differences” with her husband Michael Lockwood in divorce papers filed at court at LA.
She also asked for a full custody of her daughters. Recently in February 2017, Lisa Marie also opposed Lockwood’s request for spousal support stating that she had found hundreds of images and videos of child pornography on his personal computer.
Throughout his career Lockwood has worked with a wide range of artists and bands in assorted genres both as a musician & collaborator including his wife Lisa Presley. In June 2012, Lisa started “Storm & Grace” tour and made Michael Lockwood her main Guitarist. From 1989 to 2012, Michael Lockwood made several major CD Titles with various artists.
The first Major CD title was released in 1989 with the Lion & Ghost band and was called “Velvet Kiss, Lick of the Lime”, along with playing guitar Michael also gave vocals to this record. In 2002, Lockwood produced his first major CD title “Lost in the Space” with the artist Aimee Mann. In 2006, Michael Lockwood & his wife Lisa Presley made the first CD title together named “Now What”.
In 27 years of his music career, Michael Lockwood didn’t receive any awards for his contribution in the music industry.
How much is Net Worth of Michael Lockwood in 2017
Like her father, famous musician & actor Elvis Presley, Lisa Presley made her name for herself in the music industry, with Michael Lockwood joining her often on the stage. After releasing two gold albums, Lisa Presley made a fortune of $300 million-a fortune that was allegedly managed solely by Michael Lockwood. After the divorce with Lisa Presley, Lockwood claimed that he was living “below poverty line”. His net worth is still not certain.
Michael Lockwood found success in his musical career with Lisa Presley but also lost all his fame when Lisa Presley accused him of having ‘hundreds of inappropriate pictures and disturbing video’ on his computer, including images of children. After the divorce, not only he was on the streets and living his life below poverty line but, also court decided to hand over the custody of his twin daughters to Lockwood’s Mother-In-Law, Priscilla Presley.