The challenges you face in life can either make you a great person or make you bitter for the rest of your life. Life gives you an opportunity of making choices in life and your success will be determined by the decision you make. For Mike, he decided to live about his challenges and disappointments in life and concentrate more on what he loved the most; music. Today, Mike is known as a great American singer, musician and songwriter because he dared to dream.
Mike has done many singles but he is famously known as the co-founder, occasional lead vocalist, former guitarist, backing and co-founder of Green Day. Apart from Green Day, he has also been actively involved in various others bands which include The Frustrators. He loved using the name Dirnt which is a nickname his grade school friends gave him. He loved playing “air bass/guitar” and would make a “dirnt, dirnt, dirnt” noise as he pretended to pluck the strings.
Well, how well do you know about Mike Dirnt? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Mike Dirnt’s net worth in 2021, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Mike Dirnt to date.
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Biography and Early Life
It was on the 4th of May in 1972 when Mike was born as Michael Ryan Pritchard in Oakland, California in the United States of America. His biological mother was a drug addict and as a result, Mike was born weak and suffered various illnesses when in school attributed to this. His father had a dream of having a better life for his kids. As a result, he went back to school after Mike and his sister Myla were born to pursue a degree which made him very busy and away from his family. His mother was a homemaker and used to look after Mike and Myla.
Unfortunately, when Mike was only 7 years old, his parents had a heated argument that resulted in them calling the police. After the argument, his parents agreed to go separate ways and ended their marriage in a divorce. His mother moved to Rodeo, California with Mikes sister Myla while Mike was left in El Sobrante, California with his dad. However, he couldn’t stand living far from his mother and after some time, he moved in with them. The divorce however affected the bright and fearless boy and he became a sullen and withdrawn boy.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Mike Dirnt in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, Mike Dirnt’s age is 49 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 4 May 1972. Though, he is 5′ 10″ in feet and inches and 178 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 161 lbs in Pound and 73 kg in Kilograms.
Mike knew that he loved music but he also took his studies very serious, and he was such a bright student. For his high school studies, he studied in two different high schools. One was named Salesian High School which is an all-boys Catholic School, but he only remained there for one year.
Later, he joined Pinole High School and he became a schoolmate with Billie Joe Armstrong who had also recently joined the school after transferring from John Swett High School. His parents were not well financially, Mike was forced to work at Nantucket as a chef and therefore, he didn’t join college.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
Although things didn’t work out so well for him when he was young, he still desired to have a family of his own. As a result, he married Anastacia Serman in 1996 as his first wife. On 20th December 1996, they welcomed their first child, a daughter named Estelle Desiree. Things however didn’t work so well between them and therefore, they decided to part ways through a divorce in 1999. Although his wife initially took the kid, he later won fully custody and Mike took her in 2008 to live in Oakland.
He didn’t give up on love and in 2004, he tied the knot with Sarah Garitty his girlfriend in Puelto Vallarta, Mexico. Their marriage however was a very short one as it didn’t last for even one year as they divorced the same year. On 24th March 2009, he exchanged marriage vows with Brittney Cade in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico in a private villa. On 11th October 2008, before they had gotten married they had a child together named Brixton Michael and their daughter Ryan Ruby Mae was born on the 29th of November in 2010. The couple is still together to date.
Is Mike Dirnt Gay?
Mike has been in three different marriages and has three kids from the marriages which proves he is straight.
Mike started his music career with Armstrong while still at Pinole Valley High School where he decided to form a band known as Sweet Children. They started performing together when Al Sobrante joined the group. Although Armstrong was sure music is what he needed, and decided to drop out of school to pursue music, Mike was a bit sensitive and decided to continue with his studies to have a backup plan. He has also done great work on Green Day as a lyricist although they have Armstrong their main lyricist.
Mike has achieved a lot in life despite the challenges. Today, he has done many songs and done a great job with different bands and especially Green Day.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Mike Dirnt in 2021
Mike Dirnt has earned a lot of wealth over the years. As of 2021, he has a net worth of $60 million, all of which he has earned from his career in music.
Mike and Green Day have released many singles and albums including; Governor, Trans Am, and Homecoming among others.
Facts of Michael Ryan Pritchard
- Gender Male
- full nameMichael Ryan Pritchard
- birthplaceOakland, California, United States
- Date of Birth May 01, 1972
- Age 50 years 9 months
- Horoscope Taurus
- Lucky Number 10
- Lucky Stone
- Lucky Color
- Best Match for Marriage
- net worth$60 Million
- professionMusician, singer, and songwriter
- weightIn Kilograms – 73 Kg, In Pounds – 161 lbs
- heightIn Centimetres – 178 cm, In Feet and Inches – 5′ 10″
- hair colorBlonde
- eye colorBlue
- high schoolSalesian High School and Pinole Valley High School