|Full Name||Michael Stephen Portnoy|
|Date of Birth||April 20, 1967|
|Birthplace||Chicago, Illinois, USA|
|Height||5' 10" (1.78 m)|
|Weight||154 lb (70 kg)|
|Net Worth Total||$10,000,000|
|Source of Money||Drummer|
|Last Updated||December 2023|
Best known for being a drummer, Mike Portnoy was born in spring of 1967. His date of birth is April 20, 1967. He was born under Aries zodiac sign, and belongs to Generation X. According to Chinese calendar, his year of birth, 1967, is the Year of Goat.
He is from Chicago, Illinois, USA. 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. He was a featured drummer on Synyster Gates and Avenged Sevenfold’s 2008 album Nightmare.
Life & Biography
Michael Stephen “Mike” Portnoy is an American drummer primarily known as the former drummer, backing vocalist, and a co-founder of the progressive metal/rock band Dream Theater. Known for his technical skill as a drummer, Portnoy has won 30 awards from the Modern Drummer magazine. He co-produced six Dream Theater albums with guitarist John Petrucci, starting from Metropolis Pt. 2: Scenes from a Memory through Black Clouds and Silver Linings. From A Change of Seasons onwards, Portnoy had been writing a significant amount of Dream Theater’s lyrics. He is the second youngest person to be inducted into the Modern Drummer’s Hall of Fame (at 37 years of age). Michael Stephen Portnoy was born in Chicago, Illinois, USA on April 20, 1967. Mike is currently fifty six years old. He is most famous for being a drummer. He performed with his first band, Rising Power, while in high school. He was named the Best Progressive Rock Drummer by Modern Drummer magazine eleven consecutive years, from 1995 to 2006.
Portnoy also founded the rock band ‘Liquid Tension Experiment’ and worked with Tony Levin, Jordan Rudess, and John Petrucci. He also founded the ‘Transatlantic,’ which considered the supergroup with the members includes Pete Trewavas, Marillion, Roine Stolt, and Neal Morse. His first debut was made while working with Neal Morse, Fates Warning, G3, Stone Sour, and OSI in the Sevenfold’s album ‘Nightmare.’
Mike has not been previously engaged. He has two children named Melody and Max with his wife Marlene Apuzzo. Michael Stephen Portnoy attended Berklee College of Music, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
1. Mike Portnoy is a Aries.
2. He has been alive for 20,687 days or 496,493 hours.
3. He was born in the Year of the Goat.
4. His next birthday is in .
5. Mike Portnoy is 5 feet 10 inches tall.
6. He was born in Generation X (1967).
7. On Mike’s date of birth, the number one song in America was "Somethin' Stupid" by Nancy Sinatra & Frank Sinatra.
8. Mike Portnoy primary income source is from being a Drummer.
9. Mike Portnoy’s birth flower is Sweet Pea/Daisy.
10. Mike Portnoy’s nickname: Mike
11. His birthstone is Diamond.
12. Mike’s life path number is 11.
13. His ruling planet is Mars.
Height, Weight & Age
As of today (December 9th, 2023), Mike Portnoy is exactly 56 years, 7 months, and 19 days old. His next birthday is in . He is 5 feet 10 inches (1.78 m) tall, and his weight is 154 lb (70 kg).
Net Worth & Salary in 2023
So how much is Mike Portnoy worth today? At the age of fifty six, the American drummer has a net worth of about $10,000,000. This roughly translates to €9,300,000 euros or £8,100,000 pounds. The net worth estimates vary because it’s difficult to forecast spending habits over the years. Mike Portnoy’s wealth comes mostly from being a successful Drummer.
What is net worth?
Net worth is the amount of assets that exceed liabilities. Assets include cash, real estate, and anything else of value. It is the value of everything you own, minus what you own. Net worth is not yearly.
How to calculate Net Worth: Assets minus Debt equals Net Worth. Net worth is basically calculated by adding anything of value and then subtracting all of the liabilities. Net worth is not yearly and it not the same as net income. Net income is what you actually bring home after taxes and payroll deductions.