Mikael kerfeldt Net Worth: Mikael kerfeldt is a Swedish musician who has a net worth of $3.8 mllion dollars. kerfeldt is well known for his progressive rock-influenced songwriting style as well has his combined use of both clean baritone and growling vocals. His stage character has him interacting with the crowds and frequently getting them laugh with his dry humor. kerfeldt also has an affinity for playing acoustic guitars, a love he developed while working in a Stockholm, Sweden guitar shop. In September of 2009 kerfeldt revealed that he would consider releasing a singer songwriter acoustic guitar solo album at some point. He is an avid collector of obscure ’70s rock and heavy metal records and tends to demonstrate the sway he gleaned from those obscure groups by making reference to them in such Opeth album names as Blackwater Park, Still Life, My Arms as well as Your Hearse. In August 2003, kerfeldt married longtime girlfriend Anna Sandberg and in 2004 Anna gave birth to their own daughter Melinda. The couple had a second daughter in October 2007 and named her Mirjam Ebba Maria.
Produced to 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 group as the lead vocalist, guitarist, and song writer.
He started his musical career as the vocalist of Eruption — a death metal band he’d formed by himself in 1988 at age 14. Next band ended in 1990, he went to join Opeth in the capacity of a bassist, at the insistence of David Isberg. In addition to that, he has worked with several bands as vocalist and lead guitarist. The listing of groups contain several death metal groups 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 records 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 ever. He ranks 9th in the book 100 Greatest Metal Guitarists.