Mike Portnoy

1967 - Today

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Michael Stephen Portnoy (born April 20, 1967) is an American musician and songwriter who is the current drummer for the Neal Morse Band and supergroups Flying Colors, Transatlantic, The Winery Dogs, Metal Allegiance and Sons of Apollo. Portnoy 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 2,188,061 page views. His biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 40 in 2019). Mike Portnoy is the 249th most popular musician (down from 241st in 2019), the 1,407th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,299th in 2019) and the 71st most popular American Musician.

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  • 41

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  • 13.00

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  • 1.77

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Among musicians, Mike Portnoy ranks 249 out of 2,675. Before him are Lars Ulrich, Alan Parsons, Scott McKenzie, Jaco Pastorius, Lenny Kravitz, and Dolores O'Riordan. After him are Snoop Dogg, Sidney Bechet, José Feliciano, Amy Winehouse, Liberace, and Kirk Hammett.

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Among people born in 1967, Mike Portnoy ranks 20Before him are Mark Rutte, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Benicio del Toro, Carla Bruni, Matt LeBlanc, and Boris Becker. After him are Mark Ruffalo, Kazuyoshi Miura, Mikheil Saakashvili, Massimiliano Allegri, Laura Dern, and Carrie-Anne Moss.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Mike Portnoy ranks 1,407 out of 15,968. Before him are Edward Snowden (1983), Ansel Adams (1902), Lenny Kravitz (1964), David O. Selznick (1902), Dan Simmons (1948), and Stephen Jay Gould (1941). After him are Snoop Dogg (1971), Diane Arbus (1923), Mark Ruffalo (1967), Walter Bradford Cannon (1871), Henry Way Kendall (1926), and Sarah Knauss (1880).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Mike Portnoy ranks 71Before him are Duff McKagan (1964), Paul Stanley (1952), Marilyn Manson (1969), Scott McKenzie (1939), Jaco Pastorius (1951), and Lenny Kravitz (1964). After him are Snoop Dogg (1971), Sidney Bechet (1897), Liberace (1919), Kirk Hammett (1962), Mike Shinoda (1977), and Jerry Reed (1937).

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