John Gourley

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Birthday
12, 1981
Birthplace
Alaska
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
12, 1981 (age 37)
Birthplace
Alaska

About

Famous as the frontman and a founding member of the Oregon-based rock band Portugal. The Man, he contributed to a number of U.S. Top 50 rock hits, including "Purple, Yellow, Red and Blue" (from Portugal. The Man's Evil Friends album) and "People Say" (from the 2009 album The Satanic Satanist). 

Before Fame

In 2001, he formed a band called Anatomy of a Ghost that became the precursor to Portugal. The Man.

Trivia

By early 2015, Portugal. The Man had nearly 65,000 Instagram followers and more than 100,000 Twitter fans.

Family Life

He and his bandmate Zach Carothers met at Wasilla High School in Alaska. Drummer Jason Sechrist and keyboard player Kyle O'Quin later joined the Portugal. The Man band "family."

Associated With

Gourley's band's seventh album, Evil Friends, was produced by Danger Mouse.