Gus Drake was born in Seattle, Washington. Half-Dutch, he spends a lot of time in Europe while growing up and has a particular affinity for Amsterdam, Paris, Barcelona and Ibiza.
Gus played soccer, basketball, lacrosse, track and football in school as well as maintaining a serious commitment to music. He plays drums, guitar, saxophone, and didgeridoo. Gus is also interested in art, cinema, acting, photography, architecture and cooking.