What Is Opeth Frontman Mikael Akerfeldt’s Net Worth In 2021?

Being active in the heavy metal world since 1988, we do not only see Mikael Akerfeldt as the frontman of Opeth but he was also the vocalist of Bloodbath and the guitarist of Steel. Before the beginning of his career with Opeth, he was the vocalist for Eruption when he was only 14 years old. After Eruption ended, Davis Isberg, former vocalist of Opeth, urged Akerfeldt to join the band as a bassist later to replace Isberg as the vocalist.

After Akerfeldt replaced Isberg, Opeth has been more successful than ever. They released 13 albums since 1995 their last one being ‘In Cauda Venenum’ which was released two years ago in 2019 with both English and a Swedish version in which all of the tracks were written by Akerfeldt.

Mikael Akerfeldt Net Worth $6 Million

Known for his talent of using clean baritone and growled vocals in the metal world, Opeth’s frontman’s talents haven’t gone unnoticed. Guitar World ranked him as number 42 out of 100 Greatest Heavy Metal Guitarists of All Time and MetalSucks rated him number 11 out of 25 Top Modern Metal Guitarists. His net worth of $6 Million proves that he is getting his talents worth of money.

Aside from putting a lot of songwriting and musical effort into Opeth, Akerfeldt had also released 6 albums with Katatonia, 6 albums with Bloodbath, and 1 with Steel. He showed his fans that he can adapt and perform his talents no matter which band  he is involved with.