Bassist and co-founder of the punk rock band Green Day, the group known for songs like "Good Riddance" and "Boulevard of Broken Dreams."
He was given up for adoption when his heroin-addicted mother could no longer care for him.
He used to play air bass during school while making strange bass noises.
He married Anastasia Serman in 1996, then Sarah Garrity in 2003, and then Brittney Cade on March 14, 2009. He and Brittney had a son named Brixton in 2008 and a daughter named Ryan in 2010. He also had a daughter named Estelle with Anastasia in 1997.