Best known as the lead vocalist of the glam metal band Poison, Bret Michaels (born Bret Michael Sychak, March 15, 1963) also has several solo albums to his credit. Bret has starred in the VH1 reality show Rock of Love with Bret Michaels and its sequels and as a judge on the talent show Nashville Star. He was also the winning contestant on NBC’s reality show Celebrity Apprentice 3/2010.
Michaels has suffered major health issues ranging from his life-long battle with diabetes to a brain hemorrhage.
Beginning in the Fall of 2010, “Bret Michaels: Life As I Know It,” is a new VH1 reality show that features the Poison front man prior to his appendectomy and subsequent brain hemorrhage and stroke. The 47-year-old rocker allows and up close and personal perspective of his personal life with his wife, Kristi Gibson and daughters Jorja, 4, and Raine, 9.