Jeremiah Green: Wiki, Bio, Age, Music, Drum, Modest Mouse, Death, Wife

Jeremiah Green: Wiki, Bio, Age, Music, Drum, Modest Mouse, Death, Wife, family, parents, siblings, children, education, cause of death, siblings, cancer, birthday: Jeremiah  Green is a famous American Musician who is famously known as the founding member of the Indie Rock band, Modest Mouse. He had been the drummer of the band from 1993 to 2003 and after a break, again worked in the position from 2004 to 2022. Recently he hit the headlines when he died on 31st December 2022 at the young age of 45 due to cancer. Fans are very sad over his demise at such a young age. Keep reading this article to know more about his life and other personal details.

Jeremiah Green

Jeremiah Green Birthday, Age, Zodiac, Birthplace

Jeremiah was born on 4th March the year 1977. He was 45 years old as of 31st December 2022 when he died of cancer. He was born in Oahu, Hawaii, and grew up in Moxee, Washington, and later on in Seattle. Born on 4th March, his Sun sign or Zodiac Sign is Pisces.

Jeremiah Green Parents, Siblings

Jeremiah was born in Oahu, Hawaii to his parents. His father, was in the Army and was a heavy drinker and used to abuse him as a child though later on, his father apologized and reconciled with him. His mother was Carol Namatame. As he grew a little older, they moved to Moxee, in Washington where he grew up for the most part. In 1989, his family moved to Seattle. He had an elder brother called Adam Green.

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Jeremiah Green Education, Drumming

Jeremiah must have finished his schooling at a local school in Moxee, Washington. He doesn’t appear to have pursued higher studies. While he was in his teenage years, he had an interest in drumming and attended some drumming classes. But he was inspired by his teacher. However, he did not stop. He learned Drumming anyhow, and later on, when his family moved to Seattle he used to play for a band and did concerts at night. Though initially he was influenced by Treepeople and Hammerbox, his first favorite band was “The Cure” which was an English Goth Rock Band, and was particularly inspired by their album, “Pornography”. In later years, he mentioned the D.C. post-hardcore band, Fugazi, and his biggest influence for starting his own band.

Jeremiah Green Career, Music, Albums, Band

Jeremiah was his high school when he started touring and recording his music. In 1993, he created his own band, Modest Mouse with fellow members, Isaac Brock and Eric Judy. However, he continued to play in other bands as well such as Satisfact on K Records, Red Stars Theory on Touch and Go Records, Peeved on Distressed Records, Vells, and Psychic Emperor. However, in 2003 on his birthday he quit his band, Modest Mouse which he had founded due to a nervous breakdown, and was admitted to a psychiatric hospital. He also had problems like Bipolar Disorder and used to consume anti-depressants like Effexor. To relieve his pain, he used to consume alcohol and psilocybin mushrooms which led him to experience manic episodes.

Modest Mouse Band

His band members urged him to come back but he burst into an argument with them and then disappeared for two months when he stopped taking his anti-depressants and went through a painful phase of withdrawal. Even though, Modest Mouse initially decided to break up they later chose Benjamin Weikel as Green’s replacement as he was in a poor mental condition to remain in any kind of commitment. After a year, he rejoined the band in 2004 and restarted his career. He appeared in Graig Markel’s “Via Novella” on the Sonic Boom Label. He also released another drum collaboration with Plastiq Phantom under the alias “World Gang on the Imputor?” Label.

Jeremiah Green Recognition, Style, Genre

Jeremiah started playing drums in his early teens. Even though he was initially discouraged by his teacher from pursuing a career in this field, he still believed in himself and did what he wanted. He found the band “Modest Mouse” and was the drummer in the band. His genre was Rock and Indie Rock. He was called one of the best drummers of the Indie Rock Genre, by Spencer Owen while speaking of Jeremiah’s work in “Sad Sappy Sucker”. Jonathan Bradley described his drumming technique as unkept but intricate and strong enough to bolster the momentum of even the most meandering tracks. Another music enthusiast, Weikel stated that Green’s drum parts have a great loose feeling which is hard to emulate. Jeremiah was listed in the 37th position in the list of “50 Greatest Rock Drummers” in Stylus Magazine.

Jeremiah Green

Jeremiah Green Girlfriend, Wife, Son

He started dating Lauren, in 2010 and continued for the rest of the decade. They later decided to solemnize their long-term relationship and got married. Lauren generally kept herself away from media speculation but appeared every now and then on her husband’s social media accounts. In 2017, the couple co-founded the store Thuja in Port Townsend, Washington but the shop had to be closed later on due to a lack of business during the Covid-19 pandemic. Jeremiah and Lauren, together had a son in 2017, Wilder Green who is barely 6 years old when Jeremiah died due to Cancer.

Jeremiah Green Cancer, Death, Mental Health

He suffered from mental health issues like bipolar disorder, and nervous breakdown and used to consume anti-depressants. At one point he also started consuming alcohol and drugs and then went through a phase of painful withdrawal. He was suffering from Cancer for a long-time but was only revealed on 25th December 2022. He was in stage 4 at that time. Even though his fans and family wished for his recovery, the young talented drummer took his last breath on 31st December 2022.

Jeremiah Green Height, Weight, Nationality, Net Worth

Jeremiah’s height is not known and his weight is also not known. He was slim and slender but didn’t appear to be underweight. He was suffering from Cancer for a long time before he died in December 2022. Green had sharp facial features, beautiful green eyes, and dark brown hair. Jeremiah used to smile less, and generally had a stern face which suited him as an Indie Rock Band member. Born and brought up in the United States, he had an American Nationality. His Net Worth is estimated to be between 3-5 million dollars.

Here is a full bio of Jeremiah Green, his age, birthday, birthplace, zodiac, nationality, ethnicity, religion, caste, address, parents, father, mother, siblings, sister, brother, relationship status, girlfriend, wife, children, career, hobbies, height, weight, body measurements, eye color, hair color, nickname, net worth and more.

Jeremiah Green Information Table

Name Jeremiah Martin Green
Nickname N/A
Gender Male
Profession Musician
Height (approx.) N/A
Weight (approx.) N/A
Figure Measurements Not Available
Eye Colour Green
Hair Colour Dark Brown
Date of Birth 4 March 1977
Age (as of 2022) 45 years
Birth Place Oahu, Hawaii, U.S.
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Pisces
Nationality American
Hometown Oahu, Hawaii, U.S.

Moxee, Washington


School N/A
College/University N/A
Educational Qualification High School Graduate
Religion N/A
Cause of Death Cancer
Date of death 31st December 2022
Address United States
Hobbies/Interests Adventure Sports, Writing Books
Marital Status Married
Affairs/Boyfriends/Girlfriends Not Available
Sexuality Straight
Parents Father: N/A

Mother: Carol Namatame

Siblings  Brother: Adam Green
Husband/Wife/Spouse Lauren Green
Children Wilder Green
Net Worth $3-5 million

Social Media Accounts of the Indie Rock Drummer



Lesser Known Facts About The Musician

  • He was inspired by bands like Treepeople and Hammerbox when he started learning to drum.
  • He wanted to create his own band inspired by the D.C. Post-hardcore band, Fugazi as his biggest influence for starting a band.
  • His father was in the army but was a heavy drinker. When he was a child, he used to be abused regularly by his father though later on, his father asked for forgiveness.
  • He left his band in 2003 but rejoined in 2004.
  • He died at the age of 45 fighting cancer.

FAQs on Jeremiah

1) How did he die?
He died of cancer.

2)What is the name of his band?
He founded the band “Modest Mouse”.

3)Who is his wife?
His wife is Lauren Green.

4) How old was he when he died?
He was only 45 years old.

5) Did he have bipolar disorder?
Yes, he had bipolar disorder.


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