During the 1970s it was never easy to come out as gay and enjoy your civil rights. But this man not only fought for his rights but became an inspiration to millions of LGBT communities. Michael Musto is a columnist who doesn’t need an introduction, but attempting one, he is the former columnist for the ‘Village Voice’ and writes for the Out and the Advocate.
What is Michael Doing after Village Voice?
Seven-time Glam Award recipient for the Best Nightlife Writer/Blogger started his journey as the columnist in “Village Voice” in 1984 and rest is history.
Michael Musto, who is known for his first-person opinionated columns, was fired by the Village Voice Media along with colleague Robert Sietsema and Michael Feingold in May 2013. After relieving him from the post, Voice Media Group released a statement stating that they were making staffing changes in Village Voice.
His departure from the Voice ignited rage among the readers, and few even claimed that it was “End of the Era.” As the proverb ‘the show must go on,' Michael carried on with his life.
The openly gay columnist now writes for ‘Papermag.com,’ ‘The New York Times,’ and ‘The Daily Beast.’ In 2016, he returned to the Voice as an entertainment correspondent and covered three stories in the same year.
The veteran journalist has writing credit in many books. At the same time, he is the author of books like Downtown (1986), Manhattan on the Rocks (1989), La Dolce Musto: Writings by the World's Most Outrageous Columnist (2007), and Fork on the Left, Knife in the Back (2011).
How much Net Worth does Michael Possess?
The American Journalist, who also appeared in films like “Night Owl,” “The Smurfs,” “Scumbag,” and much more, amasses his net worth through his column and appearance in TV as well. He has a decent net worth of $1.5 million.
Hospitalized after Cycle Accident!!
The self-proclaimed cultural anthropologist was hospitalized in Lenox Hill Hospital on 19th June 2017 after a cycling accident.
While describing the incident to Pagesix.com, he said that:
“A crazed bicyclist ran into me, and I went flying.”
Though the injury wasn’t too severe, it required surgery on his foot and will take some to recover from the accident. The author missed various events while he was recovering in the hospital.
Does Micheal Have a Partner or Is He Single?
He is some cult hero in the LGBT community, and his open gay orientation inspired millions of other to come out of their closet, and one notable celebrity includes Ellen DeGeneres.
Musto, who regularly writes for Out and the Advocate, is secretive about his own dating profile and hasn’t come out with his partner yet. In a 2015 article for the Advocate, he said that he is never getting married.
He also mentioned that he was born in 70’s when they didn’t have liberty like today. Through the article, he also urged LGBT communities to get married but not get divorced. As of now, he is single and probably enjoys enlightening others with his liberal thoughts.
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Michael Musto’s Short Bio:
As per his wiki, the entertainment correspondent, Michael Musto was born on 3rd December 1955 in Brooklyn, New York, the United States which makes his age 61. The graduate from the Columbia University was born in Italian American family so; he belongs to Italian-American ethnicity. In an article that he wrote on the Out, he mentioned that his parents were supportive of him when he came out gay and cared about him a lot. Having a beefed up body shape, he possesses a fitting height which suits his personality.