Peter Lewis Kingston Wentz III is an American musician, singer, songwriter, A&R consultant, author, and record executive. He is best known as the bassist and lyricist for the American rock band Fall Out Boy, since 2001. Before Fall Out Boy, Wentz was a fixture of the Chicago hardcore scene and was the lead singer and songwriter for Arma Angelus, a metalcore band. During Fall Out Boy's hiatus from 2009 to 2012, Wentz formed the experimental, electropop and dubstep group Black Cards. He owns a record label, DCD2 Records, which has signed bands including Panic! at the Disco and Gym Class Heroes. Fall Out Boy returned from hiatus in February 2013, and have since released 3 number-one albums; Save Rock and Roll, American Beauty/American Psycho, and Mania. Wentz has also ventured into other non-musical projects, including writing, acting, and fashion; in 2005 he founded a clothing company called Clandestine Industries.
|Born||Peter Lewis Kingston Wentz III, June 5, 1979, Wilmette, Illinois, U.S.|
|Occupation||Musician, singer, songwriter, record executive, A&R consultant|
|Partner(s)||Meagan Camper (2011–present)|
He was an All-State soccer player in high school.
He formed the experimental electro pop group Black Cards during his band's hiatus from 2009 until 2012.
He married Ashlee Simpson on May 17, 2008; they divorced in 2011. He and Simpson had a son named Bronx in 2008. In 2014, he had a son named Saint Laszlo with his girlfriend Meagan Camper. The couple welcomed a daughter named Marvel Jane in May 2018.
North Shore Country Day School alumni. Fall Out Boy members. New Trier High School alumni. American punk rock bass guitarists. Singers from Illinois. African-American rock musicians. DePaul University alumni. American lyricists. People with bipolar disorder