Mike Portnoy

1967 - Today

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Michael Stephen Portnoy (born April 20, 1967) is an American musician who is primarily known as the former drummer, backing vocalist, and a co-founder of the progressive metal band Dream Theater. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mike Portnoy has received more than 2,711,823 page views. His biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia. Mike Portnoy is the 239th most popular musician (up from 249th in 2019), the 1,416th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,406th in 2019) and the 69th most popular Musician.

Mike Portnoy is most famous for being the drummer of the progressive metal band Dream Theater. He is also the founder of the record label The Music Force and the author of the book "The Power of Full Engagement."

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Among musicians, Mike Portnoy ranks 239 out of 2,662Before him are Paul Stanley, John McLaughlin, Mauro Giuliani, Louis Vierne, Steve Harris, and Karl Jenkins. After him are Narciso Yepes, Yanni, Abdel Halim Hafez, Valery Gergiev, Eddie Van Halen, and Heinrich Neuhaus.

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Among people born in 1967, Mike Portnoy ranks 22Before him are Mark Rutte, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Benicio del Toro, Mark Ruffalo, Aleksandr Karelin, and Pamela Anderson. After him are Matt LeBlanc, Javier Sotomayor, Massimiliano Allegri, Boris Becker, Sung Jae-gi, and Laura Dern.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Mike Portnoy ranks 1,416 out of 18,182Before him are Elisabeth Shue (1963), Danielle Steel (1947), Bob Newhart (1929), Serena Williams (1981), Gerald Edelman (1929), and Robert Jordan (1948). After him are Rollo May (1909), Marilyn vos Savant (1946), Cornelius Vanderbilt (1794), Bob Ross (1942), Solomon R. Guggenheim (1861), and Lita Grey (1908).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Mike Portnoy ranks 69Before him are J. J. Cale (1938), Mike Shinoda (1977), Izzy Stradlin (1962), Kirk Hammett (1962), Marilyn Manson (1969), and Paul Stanley (1952). After him are Sonny Rollins (1930), Art Blakey (1919), John Zorn (1953), Fats Domino (1928), Eddie Cochran (1938), and Art Tatum (1909).

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