Adrian Young

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Adrian Young
Young performing with No Doubt at the Milwaukee Summerfest, July 2009.
Young performing with No Doubt at the Milwaukee Summerfest, July 2009.
Background information
Birth nameAdrian Samuel Young
Born (1969-08-26) August 26, 1969 (age 52)
Long Beach, California, U.S.
Occupation(s)Musician, songwriter
Years active1987–present

Adrian Samuel Young (born August 26, 1969) is an American drummer and member of the rock bands No Doubt and Dreamcar.


When not performing, in the studio or touring, Young likes to spend his time out on the golf course, as he is an avid golf player.[1] He is a scratch golfer who is a much desired participant in celebrity golf tournaments such as the Michael Jordan Invitational, Alice Cooper Foundation Tournament and others. Young has participated in VH1's Fairway to Heaven numerous times.

Reunion with No Doubt[edit]

No Doubt announced on their official website that they would tour in the summer of 2009 with Paramore, the Sounds, Janelle Monáe, Bedouin Soundclash, Katy Perry, and Panic! at the Disco. while finishing their upcoming album, which was set for release in 2010.[2][3] Tickets for the tour went on sale March 7, 2009.[4] As a special promotion for the tour, the band was giving away their entire music catalog free as a digital download with purchase of top tier seating.[5][6]

In 2009, No Doubt made an appearance on the television series Gossip Girl, playing a fictional band called "Snowed Out" in the episode "Valley Girls".[7] They performed their cover version of the Adam and the Ants song "Stand and Deliver".[8]

Personal life[edit]

In October 1999, Young proposed to his girlfriend Nina Kent on stage during a No Doubt concert.[9] They were married in January 2000. The couple had a son, Mason, in 2002[10] and a daughter, Magnolia, in 2011.[11] He and his wife delivered their stillborn daughter, Ruby, in 2010. Young's two children have a cousin-like relationship with the other children of No Doubt band members, as the children often spend time together during concerts.[12]


  1. ^ "No Doubt Drummer Young, Vandals' Escalante Go Golfing". MTV News. February 9, 1999. Retrieved December 30, 2006.
  2. ^ "2009 Tour". 2008. Retrieved November 22, 2008.
  3. ^ "News : No Doubt Announces 2009 Summer Tour". No Doubt. Retrieved March 27, 2011.
  4. ^ "News : Tour Dates Announced!". No Doubt. Archived from the original on June 5, 2011. Retrieved March 27, 2011.
  5. ^ "News : Receive No Doubt's Entire Digital Catalog For Free With Online Ticket Purchase". No Doubt. Retrieved March 27, 2011.
  6. ^ "Here's What The No Doubt Members Have Been Up To Recently, In 16 Pics". TheThings. April 15, 2020. Retrieved April 20, 2020.
  7. ^ "News : Gossip Girl Appearance Announced!". No Doubt. February 26, 2009. Archived from the original on July 14, 2011. Retrieved October 31, 2011.
  8. ^ Vena, Jocelyn (March 17, 2009). "No Doubt Say They 'All Agreed' On 'Gossip Girl' Song - Music, Celebrity, Artist News". MTV. Retrieved March 27, 2011.
  9. ^ "Adrian Young Proposes To Nina Onstage During No Doubt Show (10/10/1999)". YouTube. January 16, 2011. Archived from the original on December 11, 2021. Retrieved July 27, 2017.
  10. ^ "No Doubt Drummer Adrian Young and Wife Nina Welcome Baby Girl". Retrieved July 27, 2017.
  11. ^ "Adrian Young Welcomes Daughter Magnolia Renée". People babies. June 14, 2011. Archived from the original on March 4, 2016. Retrieved October 31, 2011.
  12. ^ "No Doubt Talks 2015 Festival Tour, 'Experimenting' For Next Album at Global Citizen". Billboard. April 20, 2015. Retrieved July 27, 2017.