Lead singer, guitarist, and songwriter for the band Barenaked Ladies. The group is best known for their single "One Week" and for performing the theme song to The Big Bang Theory.
He worked at Wendy's part-time when he was thirteen years old. He grew up in a country music-loving household.
He entered the gifted program at Churchill Heights Public School.
He was the youngest of five children, with two brothers, Bill and Doug, and two sisters, Lynn and Bonnie.
He is a fan of Peter Gabriel.