John Dolmayan
John Dolmayan
Real Name/Full Name John Dolmayan
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: John Dolmayan
Birth Place: Beirut, Lebanon
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 15 July 1973
Age/How Old: 50 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 176 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 9″
Weight: In Kilograms – 76 Kg
In Pounds – 168 lbs
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Brown
Parents Name: Father –
Mother –
School: Ulysses S. Grant High School
Nationality: Lebanese and American
Zodiac Sign: Cancer
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Diana Madtayan (m, unknown)
Kids/Children Name:
Profession: Drummer and Songwriter
Net Worth: $18 Million
Last Updated: April 2024

John Dolmayan is a popular Lebanese-American drummer and songwriter. He is most well-known for serving as the drummer of the massively popular heavy metal band System of a Down. As a member of the aforementioned band, he won the Grammy Award in 2006 in the category of Best Hard Rock Performance for “B.Y.O.B.”

Well, how well do you know about John Dolmayan? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about John Dolmayan’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about John Dolmayan to date.

Biography and Early Life

John Dolmayan was born on the 15th of July 1973 in Beirut, Lebanon. The identity of his parents isn’t out yet although it is known that his parents were Americans. He moved with his family to California, United States during the Lebanese Civil War. His father was a saxophone player by profession. As a kid, he used to visit his father at his performances. However, he felt more interested in learning to play drums. He learned drumming by listening to records and practicing for several hours a day.  Keith Moon is his favorite drummer of all time.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is John Dolmayan in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, John Dolmayan’s age is 50 years old as of today’s date 24th April 2024 having been born on 15 July 1973. Though, he is 5′ 9″ in feet and inches and 176cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 168 lbs in Pound and 76kg in Kilograms.


John Dolmayan received his high school education from Ulysses S. Grant High School, which is located in the city of Los Angeles in California.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

John Dolmayan is married to Diana Madtayan. She is the sister of Angela Madatyan, who is the wife of John’s “System of a Down” bandmate, Serj Tankian. He was previously in a relationship with the American model, Tiffany Taylor. Coming to the other aspects of his personal life, it’s worth being mentioned here that he is a huge comic book fan and he also owns a comic book shop in Las Vegas named Torpedo Comics.

Is John Dolmayan Gay?

John Dolmayan is straight when it comes to his sexual orientation and is neither gay nor bisexual. He is married to Diana Madtayan and was previously in a relationship with the American model, Tiffany Taylor. Seeing how he has only been with women, it’s clear that he is straight.

Professional Career

John Dolmayan first gained success in 1997 when he became a member of the heavy metal band, System of a Down. As a member of the band, he has been a part of 5 albums including, “System of a Down” (1998), “Steal This Album!” (2002), and “Hypnotize” (2005). The band went on a break in 2006 and reunited in 2010.

The band has only been occasionally touring since 2010. In 2006, he and Daron Malakian formed the band, Scars on Broadway. The band released its debut album, “Scars on Broadway” in 2008. The album captured the 17th position on the US Billboard 200 charts. He left the band permanently in 2012. He is also the founding member of the band, Indicator.

Apart from his work as a member of System of a Down and Scars on Broadway, he has worked with other artists as well. In 2003, he served as the drummer of Killing Joke’s self-titled album and Scum of the Earth’s first album, “Blah…Blah…Blah…Love Songs for the New Millennium”. In 2020, his cover project, These Grey Men, released their first single which was a cover of Radiohead’s “Street Spirit”.


  • As a member of System of a Down, John Dolmayan was the winner of the 2006 Grammy Award in the category of Best Hard Rock Performance for “B.Y.O.B.”
  • John Dolmayan was named the DRUM! Magazine’s Drummer of the year in 2006.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of John Dolmayan in 2024

John Dolmayan Net Worth
John Dolmayan Net Worth

As of 2024, John Dolmayan has garnered a net worth of $18 Million. He has garnered most of his earnings from his music career and from the various music concerts he has been a part of. Apart from that, he has also made a considerable sum of money from his comic book shop, Torpedo Comics.

John Dolmayan has been an amazing drummer and his work shows that. With that being said, we wish him the best of luck in all his future endeavors and hope he keeps mesmerizing us with his performances like he always has.


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