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Mike Dirnt Poster

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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 4 May 1972Berkeley, California, USA
Birth NameMichael Ryan Pritchard
Height 5' 10" (1.78 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Mike Dirnt was born on May 4, 1972 in Berkeley, California, USA as Michael Ryan Pritchard. He has been married to Brittney Cade since March 14, 2009. They have one child. He was previously married to Sarah Garrity and Anastasia Serman.

Spouse (3)

Brittney Cade (14 March 2009 - present) (1 child)
Sarah Garrity (2003 - 2004) (divorced)
Anastasia Serman (1996 - 1999) (divorced) (1 child)

Trivia (10)

Bassist and backup vocalist for the punk band Green Day.
Plays in a side band called The Frustrators, which is on the record label that band mate Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day co-owns.
Married his girlfriend Anastasia in 1996
Has a daughter, Estelle-Desiree. (b. April, 1997)
The pressures of Mike being in Green Day were too much for him and Anastasia to deal with, so they separated.
Earned his trademark last name from the sound that he had made in high school. He would play 'Air Bass Guitar', making a 'dirnt, dirnt, dirnt' noise. From there, it stuck.
His nickname for his daughter is Hero.
He and his girlfriend, Brittney, have welcomed their first child together, a boy named Brixton Michael Dirnt, on October 11, 2008. He weighed 8 lbs.
Lives in Los Angeles, California.
His band, Green Day, is in the studio with Butch Vig, recording the follow-up to their 2004 classic "American Idiot". [October 2008]

Personal Quotes (4)

We write music for ourselves and if other people like it, that's great.
On Good Riddance: (Time of Your Life): "Putting that song on our record was probably the most punk thing we could do."
I have a daughter and she's the greatest thing that ever happened to me. She gives me a good excuse to watch cartoons.
Don't blame me for the explosion of punk rock. I didn't know our music was going to get that big.

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