Net Worth: $3.8 Million
- Source of Wealth Music, Songwriting
- Birth Place Stockholm, Sweden
- Marital Status Married (Anna Sandberg)
- Full Name Lars Mikael Åkerfeldt
- Nationality Swedish
- Date of Birth April 17, 1974
- Ethnicity Swedish
- Occupation Musician, Songwriter
About Mikael Akerfeldt
Lars Mikael Akerfeldt, who has an estimated net worth of $3.8 million, is a musician from Sweden who has rocked audiences with several death metal bands. Born on the 17th of April 1974 in Stockholm, he took to music as fish does to water. He shot to fame with Opeth, which is a progressive death metal band as the lead vocalist, guitarist, and song writer.
He started his musical career as the vocalist of Eruption – a death metal band he had formed by himself in 1988 at the age of 14. After this band ended in 1990, he went on to join Opeth in the capacity of a bassist, at the insistence of David Isberg. Not only that, he has worked with several bands as vocalist and lead guitarist. The list of bands include several death metal bands like Blood Bath (former lead vocalist), Sorskogen(vocalist, guitarist), Steel (guitarist). He also collaborates with Steve Wilson for Storm Corrosion.
He collects old 1970s rock and heavy metal albums from which his music is influenced. His style of song writing is progressive Rock influenced. Guitar World has ranked him Number 42 out of 100 top greatest heavy metal guitarists of all time. He ranks 9th in the book 100 Greatest Metal Guitarists.