Dan Peters

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Dan Peters’s Birthday Highlights

Birth Name

Dan Peters

Place Of Birth

Seatle, Washington, USA


54 years old

Birth Date

August 17, 1967

Star Sign


Dan Peters Facts

Child Star?



Drummer, Singer

Net Worth

$1.5 million


1.8m (5'9"")



Chinese Year

Year of the Sheep

Annual Earnings

$400 thousand+ per year

About Dan Peters 

The famous drummer for the 'Mudhoney' band is Dan Peters.

When the drummer was 15 years old, Dan Peters joined 'Bundle of Hiss.' Dan Peters also played the drums for 'Nirvana' and was featured on one of their singles, 'Sliver.'

Dan Peters made his lone live appearance with 'Nirvana' on September 22, 1990, at the Motor Sports International Garage in Seattle, Washington. Peters stated that his biggest regret was not being able to play drums on 'Nevermind.' For the recording of 'Every Good Boy Deserves Fudge,' he returned to 'Mudhoney.' Since then, he's been with 'Mudhoney.' 'Digital Garbage,' 'Mudhoney's' most recent release, was released on September 19, 2018.

From 1990-1991, Peters was a member of the Ellensburg, Washington-based band 'Screaming Trees.' He also starred alongside David Spade and Chris Farley in the film 'Black Sheep.' Read on to learn more about him!

Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Dan Peters's net worth?

Dan Peters is one of the wealthiest drummers and one of the most popular. According to various calculations, Dan Peters has a net worth of $1.5 million.

How much does Dan Peters earn per year?

According to reports, Dan Peters earns around or lower than $400,000 per year. However, there may be some overestimation of these reports.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Dan Peters?

Dan Peters is 5 ft 11 in (180 cm) tall.

How old is Dan Peters?

Dan Peters was born on August 18, 1967, and is 54 years old.

Childhood And Education

The professional drummer, Dan Peters, grew up in Seattle, Washington, born and raised. Other than that, not much about his family life is known. No publicly available information is there regarding the childhood and education of the drummer.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Dan Peters dating?

The Seattle-based drummer is not dating anyone as of 2022. Dan Peters had at least one past relationship, according to reports. However, the drummer has never been married before.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Dan Peters is best known for being one of the famous drummers in the genre of punk rock, alternative rock, and grunge.

'Mudhoney' established the foundations for the budding grunge movement, while 'Soundgarden,' 'Pearl Jam,' and 'Nirvana' were the heavyweight entertainment. Dan Peters' hammering drums propelled their 1988 hit 'Touch Me I'm Sick,' a furious explosion of garage rock and punk. Peters was always drawn to music beyond the mainstream while residing in Seattle, Washington, having his uncle expose him to music like 'Roxy Music.'

Dan Peters claims to have found 'Gang Of Four' in his eighth grade. Hugo Burnham's drumming technique astounded him. After brief spells with 'Screaming Trees' and 'Nirvana,' Peters appeared to be on the verge of greatness in 1992 when 'Mudhoney' inked a record deal with Reprise Records. He was also included in the album for the now-abandoned Seattle band 'Love Battery.'

'Mudhoney,' however, never suited the pop-star mold; instead, generating scathing songs with a warped sense of humor. Being associated with the band since the early 1990s, Dan Peters has been part of over ten different albums from the band, including the last two released by the band: 'Vanishing Point' (2013) and 'Digital Garbage' (2018).

Dan Peters's Hobbies And Interests

The Washington-based drummer Dan Peters has a keen interest in music and punk rock.

Other Interesting Dan Peters Facts And Trivia

  • Before gaining fame as a drummer, at the age of 15 years old, Dan Peters joined the 'Bundle Of Hiss' band.
  • 'Confusion Au Go Go,' a 'Love Battery' album released in 1999, included him.
  • Dave Grohl replaced him after a short tenure with 'Nirvana.'
  • Leo is the zodiac sign of the professional drummer.

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