Gerard Way

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Gerard Way
Gerard Way by Gage Skidmore 2.jpg
Way at WonderCon in 2017
Born (1977-04-09) April 9, 1977 (age 44)
  • Singer
  • songwriter
  • musician
  • comic book writer
  • producer
Years active2001–present
Lindsey Ballato (m. 2007)
Musical career
  • Vocals
  • guitar
Associated actsMy Chemical Romance

Gerard Arthur Way (born April 9, 1977) is an American musician and comic book writer. Way is the lead singer and co-founder of the punk rock band My Chemical Romance. His brother Mikey was the bass player for the band. Way played for the band from their start in September 2001 until they broke up on March 22, 2013,[1] as of October 31, 2019 as of the reunion, he is in the band.[2]

Way is known for commonly changing hair color from black to blonde and even a striking red. Gerard married Lyn Z of Mindless Self Indulgence on September 3, 2007.[3] He and Lyn Z announced that they were having a baby in November 2008. Their daughter, Bandit Lee Way, was born on May 27, 2009. She arrived at 2:57 PM and weighed 6 pounds and 5.6 ounces. Gerard has said that both Bandit and Lyn Z are "happy and healthy". Way is also the writer of the comic book series "The Umbrella Academy".[4]

Before My Chemical Romance[change | change source]

He was born on April 9, 1977 in Summit, New Jersey. Way attended the School of Visual Arts in New York City and graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in 1999.[5]

References[change | change source]

  1. "My Chemical Romance". My Chemical Romance. Retrieved February 7, 2015.
  2. "My Chemical Romance reunion". Retrieved October 19, 2019.
  3. "MCR: Gerard ties the knot". Kerrang Magazine. Archived from the original on February 17, 2012. Retrieved February 7, 2015.
  4. "The debut comic by My Chemical Romance's frontman". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved February 7, 2015.
  5. "Superhero Stylings From Stars of Pop". The New York Times. Retrieved February 7, 2015.

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