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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.
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.
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Marlene Portnoy (m. 1994)|
|Children/Kids||Yes (Melody Ruthandrea, Max John)|
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|Full/Real Name||Michael Stephen Portnoy|
|Age (as of today)||54 years|
|Date of Birth||April 20, 1967|
|Place of Birth||Long Beach, New York, United States|
|Height||1.78 m, 5 feet 10 inches|
|Weight||70 kg, 154.5 lbs|
|Net Worth / Wealth||$10 million|
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).
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.Mike Portnoy
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.Mike Portnoy
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.Mike Portnoy
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.Mike Portnoy
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.Mike Portnoy