Michael Lee Aday is a musician, singer-songwriter and actor better known as Meat Loaf. With sales of over 80 million records he is one of the best-selling artists of all time. He won a Grammy Award for the song ‘I’d Do Anything for Love’ and enjoyed great success for his ‘Bat Out of Hell’ albums.
Michael Lee Aday was born in Dallas, Texas in 1947. Following high school he attended the University of North Texas before moving to Los Angeles in 1967. He started his first band ‘Meat Loaf Soul’ in Los Angeles. The band split up and Meat Loaf found success on the stage in the musicals ‘Hair’ and ‘The Rocky Horror Picture Show’.
In 1975 Meat Loaf starred in the successful movie version of ‘The Rocky Horror Picture Show’. He released his first album ‘Bat Out of Hell’ in 1977. It has sold over 43 million copies globally and is one of the best-selling albums of all time. Meat loaf continues to perform. During his career he has toured widely and plans to release an album in 2016.
Meat Loaf was born Marvin Lee Aday in Dallas Texas in the year 1947 On This Day.