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Date of Birth April 9, 1977
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Gerard Way

Gerard Arthur Way is an American singer, songwriter, and comic book writer. He is best known as the lead vocalist and co-founder of the rock band My Chemical Romance. He released his debut solo album, Hesitant Alien, in 2014. Way is the co-founder of DC Comics' Young Animal imprint. He wrote the comic mini-series The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys and the Eisner Award-winning comic book series The Umbrella Academy, the latter of which was later adapted into a Netflix series released in 2019.

BornApril 9, 1977, Summit, New Jersey, U.S.
OccupationSinger, songwriter, musician, comic book writer, producer
Years active2001–present
Children1
RelativesMikey Way (brother), Joe Rogan (2nd cousin)
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About Gerard Way

Founding member of the American rock band My Chemical Romance, whose 2006 album, The Black Parade, went platinum and featured songs such as "Famous Last Words." In 2014 he signed as a solo artist with Warner Bros and released the debut song "Action Cat."

Gerard Way before fame

He played the role of Peter Pan in his elementary school play and pursued a career as a comic book writer. He got a degree in fine arts from New York City's School of Visual Arts.

Achievement of Gerard Way

Aside from his rock career, he also wrote the Eisner Award-winning comic book The Umbrella Academy.

Gerard Way family life

He married Lindsey Ann Ballato, bassist of the band Mindless Self Indulgence, in September 2007. In 2009, they had a daughter named Bandit. He is joined by his brother Mikey Way in My Chemical Romance. He is cousins with UFC commentator and podcaster Joe Rogan.

Associations of Gerard Way

He is also joined in My Chemical Romance by Frank Iero, Bob Bryar, and Ray Toro.

Information related to Gerard Way

  • Belleville High School (New Jersey) alumni
  • My Chemical Romance members
  • Kerrang! Awards winners
  • School of Visual Arts alumni
  • Songwriters from New Jersey
  • Singers from New Jersey
  • Musicians from New Jersey
  • American tenors
  • Writers from New Jersey

Latest information about Gerard Way updated on April 23, 2021.

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