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Mike Portnoy is an American drummer, backstage vocalist, and also the co-founder of rock band Dream Theater. Portnoy has produced almost six Dream Theater album while collaborating with John Petrucci in the Black Clouds and Silver Linings. He wrote lyrics for the Dream Theater and also considered as the youngest person who was introduced in Drummer Hall of Fame when he was 37 years of age. Moreover, he manages time for the projects and also gives promotion to the brands.

Career Highlights

Mike Portnoy has been very successful throughout the years.

Mike started his career while working for Avenged Sevenfold’s as a drummer for the album Nightmare. In this album, Jimmy died while working for the album. In 2010, he left the Dream Theater and revealed that ‘they want more from me without giving any rest.’ Later, he was replaced by the ‘Mike Mangini’ who takes his position after giving the seventh audition of ‘world-class’ drummers.

Family Information
Wife/Spouse (Name):Marlene Portnoy (m. 1994)
Children/KidsYes (Melody Ruthandrea, Max John)
Boyfriend/Girlfriend (Dating)N/A
Civil StatusMarried

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More Interesting Facts
Full/Real NameMichael Stephen Portnoy
Gender (Biological)Male
Age (as of today)54 years
Date of BirthApril 20, 1967
Place of BirthLong Beach, New York, United States
NationalityAmerican
Height1.78 m, 5 feet 10 inches
Weight70 kg, 154.5 lbs
Net Worth / Wealth$10 million
OccupationDrummer, Songwriter

Height, Weight, and Age

Mike Portnoy's height is above average measuring 1.78 m. Mike Portnoy weighs 70 kg. Being born on April 20, 1967, translates to an age of 54 years as of todays date (December 2, 2021).

Quotes

To me, a great drummer isn’t always about somebody with chops who can shred. A great drummer is someone who is part of a great band.

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Change is inevitable with the evolution of technology. In the ’70s, we had records. In the ’80s, we had CDs, and now we are living in the digital age. You can say it’s sad or unfortunate, but the reality is you’ve got to roll with the times and the technology.

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I guess I did make my name out of my drumming, and I have the big drum sets, and I’m doing all these crazy, odd-time signatures, so, yeah, I guess drumming was very important to what made me popular.

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I’d rather be entertained and go to a show and watch a drummer and have somebody that makes me actually smile. So I don’t judge drummers based on their technical ability; I judge them based on the overall package and what they bring to the music they’re part of.

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I could be just as happy playing a Beatles song as I am when I’m thrashing out the double bass stuff with Adrenaline Mob.

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