Bryan Hitt is drummer for REO Speedwagon. Bryan is currently on the Main Event Tour with REO, Styx, and Journey.
Born in Center, Texas in 1954, Bryan was one of 7 children born to Henry Chester & Mary Elizabeth Hitt. The Hitt Family was blessed with 2 sisters and 4 brothers (brother Ronald Alan was killed in a car crash in 1967). Bryan was born in Center, Texas, but grew up in the town of Joaquin (East Texas, near the Louisiana state line), spending most of his childhood and adolescence there until the family moved to Anchorage, Alaska.
Bryan graduated from East Anchorage High in 1972, spent a few years in and out of the music scene there, and in 1980, he finally moved to Los Angeles, where he still lives today. Bryan has been married to his wife Cindi since 1985, and has a son, Dakotah James (b. 2/29/96), and a daughter, Kayla Mackenzie (b. 2/12/99).