Throughout his career, he has taken insulin and measured his blood sugar levels to manage his illness.
In the early 1980s, Michaels started playing in a band with longtime friend and drummer Rikki Rockett.
While pursuing his dreams, Michaels has wrestled with a chronic disease.
At the age of 6, Michaels was diagnosed with diabetes.
Michaels has appeared in several movies and TV shows, including as a judge on the talent show Nashville Star.
I understand why I'm here and what my expiration date is and what these people want from me' and then moved on." Ellis also tells a story of having gone to a dinner party in 2007 where a number of guys left early and when Ellis asked them where they were going, they said they were going to one of Bryan Singer's underage parties in Encino at the M & C estate.Bret Michael Sychak (born March 15, 1963), professionally known as Bret Michaels, is an American singer-songwriter and musician.He gained fame as the lead singer of the glam metal band Poison who have sold over 50 million records worldwide Besides his career as the lead singer, he released several solo recordings including the soundtrack album to the movie A Letter from Death Row, Songs of Life, in 2003.SIZE: 6,797 square feet, 5 bedrooms, 5 full and 2 half bathrooms YOUR MAMA’S NOTES: It appears rock star-turned-reality television personality Bret Michaels has caught a classic case of the Celebrity Real Estate Fickle.It was only a bit over a year ago that the makeup- and hair extension-wearing Mister Michaels paid .05 million for a Calabasas, Calif., mini-mansion that the busy-beaver property gossips at the L. Times were the first to notice has popped back up on the open market with an asking price of .649 million.