|Mike Fuentes Quick Info|
|Height||6 ft 1 in|
|Date of Birth||December 14, 1984|
Mike Fuentes is a Mexican-American musician and rapper famously known for being the former drummer of the rock band Pierce the Veil. He separated from the band in 2017 and started his career as a solo artist. His tattoos, piercings and entire persona showcase him as a hardcore rock artist.
Michael Christopher Fuentes
San Diego, California, United States
San Diego, California, United States
Mike Fuentes went to Mission Bay High School from where he graduated in 2003.
Musician, Drummer, Rapper
- Father – Victor Gamboa Fuentes (Former Jazz Musician and Painter)
- Mother – Vivian K. Fuentes
- Siblings – Vic Fuentes (Older Brother) (Singer, Songwriter, Musician). He also has one half-sister and two half-brothers.
Post-Hardcore, Pop Punk, Experimental Rock, Progressive Rock, Emo, Hip Hop
Vocals, Drums, Percussion, Programming, Guitar
- Equal Vision
- Fearless Records
6 ft 1 in or 185.5 cm
80 kg or 176 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Mike Fuentes has dated –
- Melissa Marr – Mike Fuentes was reported to have gone out with the writer, Melissa Marr. Although the details of their relationship aren’t available, it is widely assumed that they didn’t date for long.
- Danky French – Fuentes has had a short-lived relationship with the makeup artist, Danky French. They were pretty open about their relationship on the social media.
- Amor Hilton (2010) – In April 2010, Mike was linked with the Israeli model Amor Hilton. It was claimed that they had been dating for a couple of months. It was also alleged that she had been spotted at his concerts.
- Alysha Nett (2013-Present) – In 2013, Fuentes started dating model Alysha Nett. They had reportedly met through a mutual friend. They have made it a habit to keep their relationship slightly low key. Due to lack of public information about their relationship, there are some sources that claim they are no longer dating. However, there are some who claim that they are very much together.
Race / Ethnicity
- Messy hair
- Often wears a cap
Best Known For
- Being the former drummer of the post-hardcore band Pierce the Veil, which is best known for the mainstream popularity of the single, King for a Day, which made its debut on the Billboard 200
- The mild popularity of his hip-hop works, which are released under the stage name of “MikeyWhiskeyHands”
Mike’s debut album, A Celebration of an Ending, with former band Before Today was released in 2004. However, the band was eventually disbanded.
His debut studio album with Pierce the Veil was A Flair for the Dramatic, which was released in June 2007. The album didn’t make much of an impact on the music charts.
Under his stage name MikeyWhiskeyHands (as a solo artist), he has released a couple of singles including This Ain’t a Game, Straight Golden, and Party with the Band.
First TV Show
In 2016, Mike Fuentes made his first TV show appearance as himself in the music talk show, Conan. However, his appearance in the show wasn’t credited.
Mike Fuentes is known as a bit of a fitness freak. He is reported to do about 45 to 60 minutes of warmup exercises before his every concert.
Mike Fuentes Favorite Things
- Drummer – Buddy Rich
- Food – Mexican
- Movies – Harry Potter series
Source – AXS
Mike Fuentes Facts
- Early in his music career, he and his brother, Vic, collaborated to form their own band Early Times. They used to play at the local events and venues in their hometown.
- He later became a member of the music band Before Today.
- In March 2012, he signed a record deal with Velocity Records for his hip-hop music project. He raps on the instrumentals created by Jaime Preciado, who is Pierce the Veil‘s bassist.
- In November 2017, he was accused of soliciting nude pictures via AOL instant messenger and statutory rape by a young woman. The woman claimed that incident took place when she was 16 years old.
- He was accused by another woman of sexual misconduct. She contended that he had asked for her nude pictures when she had turned 15.
- In December 2017, he issued a statement refuting all sexual misconduct allegations. He also announced that he was taking a hiatus from Pierce the Veil.
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