Michael Peter Balzary
Michael Peter Balzary
Celebrated Name: Flea
Real Name/Full Name: Michael Peter Balzary
Gender: Male
Age: 61 years old
Birth Date: 16 October 1962
Birth Place: Burwood, Australia
Nationality: American, Australian
Height: 1.68 m
Weight: 70 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Melody Ehsani (m. 2019), Loesha Zeviar (m. 1988–1990)
Children: Yes (Clara Balzary, Sunny Bebop Balzary)
Profession: Australian-American musician and actor
Net Worth in 2024: $170 million
Last Updated: July 2024

Flea is one of the world’s best musicians who is known for its work in rock band Red Hot Chili Peppers. His real name is Michael Peter Balzary, and he has performed in numerous bands since the debut. Additionally, this talented artist has even acted in some movies & television series.

Maybe you know about Flea very well. But do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2019? If you do not know, We have prepared this article about details of Flea’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life

This top-class musician reaches to the planet earth on 16th October 1962 at the home of father Mick Balzary and mother Patricia in Mount Waverley, Victoria. However, his family migrated to New York when Flea was only seven years old. His parents divorced after some years, and he started to live with his mother. Flea received US citizens after decades.

Personal Life

Flea’s mother married a jazz musician named Walter Abdul Urban after some time, who invite musicians frequently to his house. This creates an interest in Flea’s mind about the music, and he starts learning the trumpet. During his childhood, the idols of Michael, aka Flea, were musicians, such as Louis Armstrong, Dizzy Gillespie, and Miles Davis. The early schooling of Flea takes place at Fairfax High School.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 16 October 1962, Flea is 61 years old as of today’s date 18th July 2024. His height is 1.68 m tall, and his weight is 70 kg.


The outstanding career of Flea starts in 1980, but he didn’t taste much success in the beginning. He was popular due to his unique skills in various kinds of music, such as experimental rock, harder punk, jazz-funk, alternative rock, etc. At the start of his career, he works with the band Miraculously Majestic Masters of Mayhem, who performed in the local bars. However, this band changed its name to Red Hot Chilli Peppers later.

The album of the band released in 1984 but failed miserably. However, the second one got success and sold more than 175,000 copies. The band was very popular during the 1990s. His career got a great setback when Flea became drug-addicted. However, he came back strongly and released a solo album that sold more than 15 million copies. In addition to a successful music career, he has acted in many movies that include My Own Private Idaho, The Crow: the City of Angeles, and Liar’s Poker, among others.

Awards & Achievements

Flea has won lots of awards during his excellent career. Since his debut, he has won 10 MTV Music Awards, 3 American Music Awards, 6 Grammy Awards, and one Brit Award. That’s not all; he has also been nominated for Juno Awards multiple times.

Flea has been married twice in his life. His first marriage was with Loesha Zeviar in 1988 that doesn’t last too long. The couple divorced a couple of years later in 1990. Together, they have a daughter Clara Zalzary who was born in 1988. He married again in 2005 with model Frankie Rayder who has been named as the world’s sexiest woman by GQ Magazine multiple times. This couple also has a daughter Sunny Bebop Balzary who was born in 2005.

Net Worth & Salary of Flea in 2024

Flea Net Worth
Flea Net Worth

As of July 2024, The Flea net worth is $170 million. The majority of his earnings came from the sale of his albums over the past few years. Additionally, he also takes part in the stage shows and charges a hefty amount of money. This outstanding artist has also acted in many movies for which he receives a handsome amount of money.

Flea has been a part of many hit albums and known for his amazing work on the stage. He is still going great at this age, and we believe we will continue releasing this type of song for many years to come.


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