John Dolmayan
John Dolmayan
Celebrated Name: John Dolmayan
Real Name/Full Name: John Dolmayan
Gender: Male
Age: 50 years old
Birth Date: July 15, 1973
Birth Place: Beirut, Lebanon
Nationality: Armenian-American
Height: 5 ft 6 inches
Weight: 60 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Diana Madatayan
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is John Dolmayan Gay?: No
Profession: Musician Songwriter Drummer
Salary: NA
Net Worth in 2024: $20 Million
Last Updated: June 2024

John Dolmayan is an Armenian-American songwriter, drummer, and musician. He is worldwide famous for being the best drummer of System of a Down. Dolmayan is currently associated with the band “Indicator” as a drummer. He had earlier worked in “Scars on Broadway.” Loudwire ranked him at thirty-three in the list of the top sixty-six Hard Rock and Metal Drummers of All Time.

Maybe you know about John Dolmayan very well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of John Dolmayan’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

John Dolmayan was born in Beirut, Lebanon, to Armenian parents. In the Lebanese Civil War, his family migrated to California. At the age of two, he developed an interest in drumming. His father has been a saxophone player. He used to watch his father playing drums and also used to mimic his father’s acts.

He started learning to play the drums. He devoted a lot of time to learning and practicing drums. This went on for several years. Dolmayan has perfected his musical style in the areas of jazz and rock music. He created several albums based on this music style and shared these albums with his friends.

Dolmayan has been a great follower of The Who band and the drummer of the band named Keith Moon. It influenced his life in significant ways. Some of the other drummers who have significantly improved their life include John Bonham, Neil Peart, and Stewart Copeland.

Personal Life

Looking at his personal relationships, and life, Dolmayan dated Tiffany Tailor, who had been a model in the 2000s. However, due to some personal reasons, the couple broke up. After the breakup, he began dating Diana Madtayan, who happens to be the sister of Angela Madtayan. Dolmayan and Diana Madtayan got married given birth to a child. Presently, they are expecting a daughter. Dolmayan is the brother-in-law of Serj Tankian, who is the band-mate of “System of a Down” bandmate. Their wives are real sisters.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on July 15, 1973, John Dolmayan is 50 years old as of today’s date 12th June 2024. His height is 5 ft 6 inches tall, and his weight is 60 kg.


Dolmayan has recorded a total of five albums with System of a Down: System of a Down in 1998. Toxicity in 2001, Steal This Album! in 2002, Mezmerize, and Hypnotize in 2005. From 2006 to 2010, his band did not produce any album. However, it reunited in the year 2010. The team got associated with Daron Malakian, who has been a vocalist/guitarist to form a new band named Scars on Broadway. The band members recorded their debut album in 2007 and 2008. They went on an occasional tour to promote their upcoming music videos.

Danny Shamoun performed musical concerts and embarked on an Iraq, and USO tour to support his album. Their setlist comprises of covers and a few recordings of Scars on Broadway album. On May 2, 2010, Scars on Broadway got reunited with Malakian and released a single. Later, Dolmayan recorded drums for the 2003 self-titled album. In June 2009, he formed an entirely new rock band titled Indicator with three pals.

Awards & Achievements

John Dolyaman is one of the most admired drummers in America who got popularity for working as the drummer of the rock band group named “System of a Down.”  During his career span, he associated with several other rock bands that included Indicator in 2009. The “System of a Down” team was associated with a vocalist/guitarist named Daron Malakian to create a new band, “Scars on Broadway.”

Dolmayan has to date recorded successful albums with System of a Down as System of a Down in 1998, Toxicity in 2001, Steal This Album! in 2002, followed by Mezmerize, and Hypnotize in 2005. He also won 2006 Drummer of the year award by DRUM! Magazine. He was also featured in a story in their March edition.

Net Worth & Salary of John Dolmayan in 2024

John Dolmayan Net Worth
John Dolmayan Net Worth

John Dolyaman is one of the most entertaining drummers and songwriter who has made a net worth of $20 Million as of June 2024. His major source of earning is music. A majority of his earnings come from the sale of his music albums. He associated with several other band groups such as Indicators, and “Scars on Broadway” and created several popular albums as System of a Down (1998), Toxicity (2001), Steal This Album! (2002)Hypnotize (2005), Mezmerize (2005), etc.

These albums reached top positions in the music charts across the US and a few other countries like New Zealand. He garnered a lot of popularity as a talented drummer from his association with the rock band “System of a Down” in 1997. He was certified as a 3x Platinum drummer and reached the No. 1 position in Canada and the US.

John Dolmayan is a well-known Lebanese Armenian-American drummer and songwriter who has made a special place in the US music industry.


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