While pursuing his dreams, Michaels has wrestled with a chronic disease.At the age of 6, Michaels was diagnosed with diabetes.Usually seen wearing his trademark bandanas and cowboy hats, Bret Michaels became a rock icon as the frontman of Poison, one of the biggest hair metal bands of the 1980s.
They had to cancel some dates in 2001 after Bobby Dall underwent emergency surgery on his spine. Michaels was struck by some broken glass after someone fired shots into his tour bus in Chicopee, Massachusetts, in 2005.
Bret Michaels, born March 15, 1963, in Butler, Pennsylvania, is the lead singer in the glam-metal band Poison, whose hits include “Talk Dirty to Me” and “Every Rose Has Its Thorn.” In 2007 Michaels emerged as a reality TV star on VH1’s Singer, songwriter, actor, television personality.
Born Bret Michael Sychak on March 15, 1963, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (some sources say Butler, Pennsylvania).
Michaels got into a few legal scrapes over a few brawls he was involved with. In 1991, Michaels got into an altercation with De Ville backstage at the MTV Music Video Awards, and De Ville was later fired from the band.
As popular music tastes changed in the 1990s, Poison began to lose some of its audience.
Michaels also suffered a personal setback around this time.