Mika is a British singer-songwriter and has net worth $13 million. Mika earned his net worth as a singer and songwriter. Mika birth name is Michael Holbrook Penniman, Jr. Mika is the stage name of the London-based singer Michael (Mica) Holbrook Penniman. The 23-year-old artist was born in Beirut, Lebanon; only his father is American, while his mother is Lebanese. As Mika's family was forced to leave their town because of the war, they moved to Paris. Later they moved to London. At that time he was only 9 years old. He dropped out from the Royal College of Music for recording his first album. The artist's public performances started with classical performing in the Royal Opera House, followed by his writing in-flight music for the British Airways. He also created an Orbit Chewing Gum advertisement theme tune. In 2006 his debut radio appearance was on Dermot O'Leary's BBC Radio 2 show. In his second single 'Grace Kelly' came to the surface in digital download on January 8, 2007. His debut album "Life in Cartoon Motion" was then released on February 5 the same year. His name was immediately linked to famous musicians such as Brian May from legendary rock band Queen and Madonna. He was a big winner at 2007 World Music Awards. Critics have generally given good reviews for Mika's fresh and bold sound in the album that eventually he spawned six singles from the album in U.K. His name was immediately linked to famous musicians such as Brian May from legendary rock band Queen and Madonna. As he is only 25 years old, he has all the time he needs to prove he's really made for the musical stage, and he's been making a pretty good work so far. Mika born Michael Holbrook Penniman, Jr. was born on August 18, 1983 in Beruit.