June 13, 1970 in Pomfret
Pomfret, Connecticut, United States
Rivers Cuomo (; born June 13, 1970) is an American musician best known as the lead vocalist, guitarist and songwriter of the rock band Weezer. Raised in an ashram in Connecticut, Cuomo moved to Los Angeles at 18, where he played in several rock bands before founding Weezer in 1992. Burnt out after the success of Weezer's self-titled debut album, Cuomo enrolled at Harvard University, but dropped out to record Weezer's second album, Pinkerton (1996); he later re-enrolled and graduated in 2008.