|Mickey Madden Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 8½ in|
|Date of Birth||May 13, 1979|
Mickey Madden is an American musician known for being the bass guitarist in the pop/rock band Maroon 5. He has been playing bass for the band ever since he began playing the guitar in small time events and garages. Mickey had also converted to being a vegan since his teenage years in order to support animal protection foundations.
Michael Allen Madden
Austin, Texas, United States
Los Angeles, California, United States
Mickey studied at Brentwood School in Los Angeles. Later, he began studying at UCLA.
As a member of Maroon 5, he is represented by MBC PR (London) and Career Artist Management.
Alternative Rock, Funk Rock, Pop Rock, Blue-eyed Soul, Soft Rock
- J Records
- 222 Records
- Interscope Records
5 ft 8½ in or 174 cm
68 kg or 150 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Mickey has dated –
- Zooey Deschanel – Rumors were spread about actress Zooey Deschanel dating Mickey in the past.
- Hailey Gates (2010) – Model Hailey Gates and Mickey were spotted together on more than one occasion in 2010.
- Niki Takesh (2013-2015) – Model Niki Takesh and Mickey Madden started dating in 2013. However, their relationship ended in 2015.
Race / Ethnicity
Light Green eyes
Best Known For
- Being the bassist of Maroon 5
- Being vegan and supporting animal protection
As a Musician
As a member of Maroon 5, he has released several albums such as Songs About Jane (2002), It Won’t Be Soon Before Long (2007), and Hands All Over (2010). Mickey also contributed his skills in Kara’s Flower with several hit albums such as We Like Digging? (1995), The Fourth World (1997), Stagg Street Recordings (1998).
First TV Show
Mickey made his first TV show appearance along with his Maroon 5 bandmates in Late Night with Conan O’Brien in 2005.
His diet normally contains more vegan food. He is extremely health conscious.
Mickey Madden Facts
- He was one of the first 4 members to form Maroon 5.
- Mickey has been friends with Maroon 5 bandmates Adam Levine and Jesse Carmichael since childhood. The three used to play at small events in town.
- Mickey and his bandmates were inspired by bands such as Nirvana and Pearl Jam.
- In 1994, Mickey and his friends Adam and Jesse formed the band Kara’s Flowers after they got their first drummer Ryan Dusick. However, the group didn’t last very long and soon fell apart.
- Mickey has been playing the bass since childhood. He started off in his garage playing with the future members of Maroon 5. Since then, he continues to come up with the best bass guitar tones.
- For many years, Mickey supported an animal protection foundation, Farm Sanctuary.
- He performs alongside Adam Levine, Jesse Carmichael, James Valentine, Matt Flynn, PJ Morton, and Sam Farrar.
- In 2014, AD magazine published an article about Mickey selling his estate in Los Feliz, California for $3 million.
- In 2016, Mickey was arrested for the use of cocaine. However, he was later let off as he accepted to do community service.
- He is not active on social media.
Featured Image by Mickey Madden / Facebook