Jeremiah Green

Jeremiah Martin Green was an American musician best known as a founding member and drummer of the indie rock band Modest Mouse from 1993 to March 2003, and again from May 2004 until his death in December 2022.

Jeremiah Green: Personal life

Jeremiah Green was born on March 4, 1977, in Oahu, Hawaii, U.S. He grew up in Moxee, Washington where his father was stationed in Army.

He along with his father moved to Seattle in 1989. He did his High Schooling at Kentwood High School, Covington, Washington.

Jeremiah Green career: Modest Mouse

Modest Mouse

Jeremiah Green was the drummer for Modest Mouse band and also the founding member of the band. It was formed in 1993, by Green along with singer/guitarist Isaac Brook and bassist Eric Judy.

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He performed with Modest Mouse until 2003 when he opted to quit. Green again rejoined the band in 2004

Jeremiah Green Parents

His father was in the Army and was stationed in Moxee, Washington. He was a heavy drinker who was abusive to Green. His mother’s name was Carol Namatame.

Jeremiah Green siblings

Jeremiah Green had an older brother Adam Green. He is not as known as Jeremiah hence no information is known about him.

Jeremiah Green: Wife and Children

Jeremiah's wife

Jeremiah Green is married to Lauren, who runs a store at Port Downsend, named Thuja. Both have a son named Wilder Green, who was born in 2016.

His wife and son

Jeremiah Green Death: Cancer

On December 25, 2022, it was announced that Green was battling stage IV cancer. He died on December 31, at age 45.

“I don’t know a way to ease into this: Today we lost our dear friend, Jeremiah,” Modest Mouse wrote on its Instagram account. “He laid down to rest and simply faded out”.

Last week, frontman Isaac Brock confirmed that Green had been “diagnosed with cancer a short while ago” without going into specifics about his condition. It was also said that Green had pulled out of a tour because he had stage 4 cancer and was undergoing chemotherapy.

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Green, 45, helped found the post-grunge outfit in the early nineties in Washington state but soon they became a fixture of the less abrasive Portland, Oregon, music scene.

A tribute to Jeremiah Green by his Band

“I don’t know a way to ease into this: Today we lost our dear friend, Jeremiah,” the band said on Facebook. “He laid down to rest and simply faded out.”

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“I’d like to say a bunch of pretty words right now, but it just isn’t the time. These will come later and from many people. Please appreciate the love you give, get, have given, and will get. Above all, Jeremiah was about love. We love you.”

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Isaac Brock also asked fans to send “good vibes” to his bandmate.

Jeremiah Green: Mother’s note

Jeremiah’s mother shared a very emotional note asking his fans to pray for his health and pray for him.

“Please send healing vibes for my son, Jeremiah Green, who is battling stage 4 cancer. He’s so strong and so brave and hanging in there!”

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Jeremiah Green: Net worth 2022

As of 2022, Jeremiah Green has an estimated net worth of $1 Million – $5 Million. He has built his million-dollar empire via his career.

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Jeremiah Green is a well-known American musician who was born on 4 March 1977. Jeremiah Green has earned a decent amount of money from his career.

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