Neil Sanderson Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Neil Sanderson Quick Info
Height5 ft 11 in
Weight71 kg
Date of BirthDecember 17, 1978
Zodiac SignSagittarius
SpouseJanin Sanderson

Neil Sanderson is a Canadian singer, songwriter, and musician who is widely popular as the drummer and backing vocalist of the award-winning rock band Three Days Grace (1997-Present). He has more than 100k followers on Instagram.

Born Name

Neil Christopher Sanderson

Nick Name


Co-founder of Three Days Grace Neil Sanderson
Co-founder of Three Days Grace Neil Sanderson (Neil Sanderson / Instagram)

Sun Sign


Born Place

Peterborough, Ontario, Canada





Neil attended Adam Scott C.V.I High School and Norwood District High School, both situated in Ontario.


Singer, Songwriter, Musician


  • Siblings – He has an older sister and had an older brother who died in a car accident.


Alternative Rock, Hard Rock, Alternative Metal, Post-Grunge


Vocals, Drums, Piano, Keyboards


  • Jive Records
  • RCA Records




5 ft 11 in or 180.5 cm


71 kg or 156.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Neil Sanderson has dated –

  1. Janin Sanderson – Neil is happily married to Janin Sanderson. They are parents to a daughter named Violet Sanderson (b. July 29, 2007) and a son named Jet Sanderson (b. March 8, 2010).
Neil Sanderson seen with his wife Janin in 2020
Neil Sanderson seen with his wife Janin in 2020 (Neil Sanderson / Instagram)

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Distinctive Features

Several tattoos on both his arms

Neil Sanderson Favorite Things

  • Tour Stops – Victoria, Montreal, Peterborough, Moscow, Rio de Janeiro, Buenos Aires, Tokyo, Alaska, Munich, Berlin, Hamburg
  • BandTool
  • Percussionists John Bonham, Ray Luzier
  • Fast Food – Superhot Chicken Wings
  • Song From The Human AlbumFallen Angel
  • Song From The Outsider AlbumRight Left Wrong

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Neil taking a selfie with his son in September 2017
Neil taking a selfie with his son in September 2017 (Neil Sanderson / Instagram)

Neil Sanderson Facts

  1. Before Three Days Grace, Neil played drumsĀ for the band Oddball (who later became Thousand Foot Krutch) on their 1995 album Shutterbug.
  2. The song Fallen Angel is dedicated to the loss of Neil’s father and older brother, both of whom died when he was 5 years old.
  3. Neil had a keen interest in musical instruments as a child and began to play the piano at the age of 4.
  4. Neil, Adam Gontier, and Brad Walst were the co-founders of Groundswell, which eventually turned to Three Days Grace in 1997.

Featured Image by Neil Sanderson / Instagram

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