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Pete Wentz

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
Years active 1993–present
Partner(s) Meagan Camper (2011–present)
Children 3

About Pete Wentz

Fall Out Boy bassist, lyricist and backing vocalist who also owns a record label named Decaydance Records, which has signed the likes of Panic! at the Disco and Gym Class Heroes.

Pete Wentz before fame

He was an All-State soccer player in high school.

Achievement of Pete Wentz

He formed the experimental electro pop group Black Cards during his band's hiatus from 2009 until 2012.

Pete Wentz family life

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.

Associations of Pete Wentz

He's been a part of Fall Out Boy with Patrick Stump, Joe Trohman, and Andy Hurley.

Top Facts You Did Not Know About Pete Wentz

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

Latest information about Pete Wentz updated on July 29 2021.