Mike Dirnt/Trivia

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  • He has dirty blonde hair and blue eyes.
  • Billie drives a blue '67 Ford Fairlane, Mike a BMW, and Tre an SUV.
  • Mike wrote the bassline for "Longview" on an LSD trip and forgot it the next day.
  • Mike has a sister named Myla.
  • Mike took the picture of himself in the Nimrod booklet.
  • Mike smoked his first joint with his mom's friend.
  • Mike Dirnt is the part-owner of Rudy's Can't-Fail Cafe in Emeryville, California. Emeryvillie is between Berkeley and Oakland.
  • Mike and Billie are both wearing work shirts that say "Chuck" in two music videos, Mike in "Basket Case" and Billie in "Redundant".
  • Mike Dirnt completed a year's worth of college courses after high school.
  • On the back cover of the booklet for Dookie, there is a picture of Mike looking in the mirror. If you look in the mirror, you can partially see the person taking the picture.
  • Mike was born with a heart problem and sometimes has panic attacks.
  • Mike's adoptive parents divorced when he was six.
  • Mike once rented a small part of Billie's house to live in during high school.
  • Mike got mistaken for a ambushing fan at Woodstock 1994, and a security guard kicked him and knocked a couple of his teeth out.
  • Mike actually believes that one day dogs will take over the world (remember the Dookie cover?)
  • The self-titled Newfound Glory CD inlay thanks Green Day and the bassist gives a special thanks to Mike ("...and Mike Dirnt for the influence...").
  • Mike likes donuts, hotel coffee, and Starbucks coffee (maybe just coffee in general). He likes to have those little packages of donuts on tour.
  • Mike dressed up as a vampire for Halloween 2004, calling himself "Count Mikeula".
  • Mike is a vegetarian.
  • Before shows, Mike eats meals and does stand-up comedy.
  • Mike has tattoos for all of his family members.[1]

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