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Mike Dirnt Fast Facts
Birthday ***, 1972
Place of Birth Berkeley, California
Age 49 years old
Zodiac Sign Taurus
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Mike Dirnt

Michael Ryan Pritchard, better known by his stage name Mike Dirnt, is an American musician, singer, and songwriter. He is best known as the co-founder, bassist, backing and occasional lead vocalist and former guitarist of Green Day. He has also played in several other bands, including the Frustrators. His stage name was originally a nickname that his friends from grade school gave him, as he constantly played "air bass/guitar" and made a "dirnt, dirnt, dirnt" noise while pretending to pluck the strings.

Birth nameMichael Ryan Pritchard
Also known asMike Dirnt, Van Gough
BornMay 04, 1972, Oakland, California, U.S.
GenresPunk rock, pop punk, alternative rock, pop rock, power pop, garage rock, new wave
Occupation(s)Musician, singer, songwriter
InstrumentsBass, guitar, vocals
Years active1986–present
LabelsReprise, Lookout, Adeline
Associated actsGreen Day, The Network, Foxboro Hot Tubs, The Frustrators, Screeching Weasel, Squirtgun, The Coverups
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About Mike Dirnt

Bassist and co-founder of the punk rock band Green Day, the group known for songs like "Good Riddance" and "Boulevard of Broken Dreams."

Mike Dirnt before fame

He was given up for adoption when his heroin-addicted mother could no longer care for him.

Achievement of Mike Dirnt

He used to play air bass during school while making strange bass noises.

Mike Dirnt family life

He married Anastasia Serman in 1996, then Sarah Garrity in 2003, and then Brittney Cade on March 14, 2009. He and Brittney had a son named Brixton in 2008 and a daughter named Ryan in 2010. He also had a daughter named Estelle with Anastasia in 1997.

Associations of Mike Dirnt

He is joined in Green Day by singer/guitarist Billie Joe Armstrong, drummer Tre Cool and guitarist Jason White.

Top Facts You Did Not Know About Mike Dirnt

  • Adeline Records artists
  • Green Day members
  • Musicians from Berkeley, California
  • Alternative rock bass guitarists
  • American punk rock bass guitarists
  • Musicians from Oakland, California
  • Reprise Records artists
  • American punk rock guitarists
  • Alternative rock singers
  • American alternative rock musicians
  • American adoptees

Latest information about Mike Dirnt updated on May 10 2021.

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