Artist 101: Gerard Way

Who is Gerard Way?

Gerard Way is an American singer, songwriter, musician, and comic book writer.

When is his birthday?

April 9, 1977

What is he best known for?

Being the lead vocalist in My Chemical Romance

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What are his most popular songs?

“Welcome To The Black Parade” with My Chemical Romance

“No Shows” as a solo performer

What else do I need to know about Gerard Way?

Gerard Way was the lead vocalist for My Chemical Romance from 2001, until its split in 2013. His brother, Mikey Way, was also the band’s bassist. 

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Mikey Way (Left) With Gerard Way (Right)

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Since then, Gerard has become a solo performer and released his debut album, Hesitant Alien, in 2014.

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He has also written several comic books such as The True Lives of The Fabulous Killjoys, The Umbrella Academy, and most recently, DC Comic’s Young Animal imprint, Doom Patrol.

Gerard also has a wife named Lindsey, who played the bass in her band, Mindless Self Indulgence. Together, they have a daughter named Bandit.

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What are Gerard Way’s social media links?

Twitter | Instagram | Facebook | YouTube | Snapchat | Official Website

Who else do you want to know more about? Let us know by tweeting us at @CelebMix!

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Written by Michele Mendez

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