Mike Portnoy Rank
About Mike Portnoy
Mike Portnoy is an award-winning American heavy metal drummer who gained fame as a member and co-founder of Dream Theater - an American progressive metal band known for singles such as On the Backs of Angels and The Enemy Inside. Besides Dream Theater, he is also a founding member of a number of bands, including Transatlantic and Flying Colors. His brilliant technical skill in drumming propelled him into the ranks of the greatest drummers in rock music.
Over the course of his career, he has won dozens of awards from Modern Drummer magazine. In 2004, at the age of 37, he was inducted into the Rock Drummer Hall of Fame, thereby becoming the second youngest person behind Neil Peart to receive the honor.
His mother died in 1984 after the private plane she was on board crashed in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
Mike Portnoy Rank
Mike Portnoy's Popularity
Mike Portnoy is a famous American musician, who was born on April 20, 1967. As a person born on this date, Mike Portnoy is listed in our database as the 25th most popular celebrity for the day (April 20) and the 93rd most popular for the year (1967).
People born on April 20 fall under the Zodiac sign of Taurus, the Bull. Mike Portnoy is the 980th most popular Taurus.
Aside from information specific to Mike Portnoy's birthday, Mike Portnoy is the 5745th most famous American.
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