|Birth name||Philip Varone III|
|Occupation(s)||Musician, songwriter, actor, producer|
Phil Varone (born October 15, 1967) is an American drummer, music producer and songwriter. He is a founding and former member of the band
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Varone was born on Long Island, New York, to parents Phil and Angela Varone, both of Italian descent. His family relocated to Fort Lauderdale, Florida in 1980. Phil received his first drum kit as a Christmas gift as a young child. He began playing percussion in grade school at the age of 7 and continued into the first years of junior high. Self-taught, Phil credits his skills to listening to his favorite bands and drummers.