Gerard Way is a very popular singer, songwriter, and also writer who is an expert in comics and graphic novels. He is mainly popular for being the lead vocalist and the part founder of one of the biggest punk rock bands “My Chemical Romance”.
Gerard also has his own solo album which is titled Hesitant Alien. The way is very popular on social media, especially on Instagram with over 2.5 million followers.
Date of Birth: April 9, 1977
Birthplace: New Jersey, USA
Birth Sign: Aries
Age: 45 Years old
Gerard Way was born in New Jersey, USA in the small union country of New Jersey. His father’s name is Donald Way and his mother’s name is Donna Lee. He started learning music when he was just 10 years old as he became a massive fan of Jon Bonjovi.
Gerard got into real trauma when he was held at gunpoint when he was just 15 years old. A year later his life turned around when he and his brother started a punk rock band. Way attended the School of Visual Arts as he went to New York City.
- In 2001, Gerard and his brother decided to establish their own rock band after getting influenced by Iron Maiden, Jon Bonjovi, Metallica, Black Sabbath, and more.
- However, he was more interested in becoming a graphic or cartoon artist but when September 11 attack happened Gerard wanted to get out of home and spread awareness and peace through his music.
- Due to the impact of the attack, My Chemical Romance released Skylines and Turnstiles which was their first-ever single and lead them to become one of the best bands for over two decades.
- In 2014, alongside his band, Gerard decided to release a solo album Hesitant Alien which did decent business. Gerard has been releasing solo songs ever since the pandemic and has been decently successful.
Height and Weight
Gerard Way stands at the height of 5 ft 9 inches or 1.75 m and weighs about 80 kg or 176 lbs.
Gerard has an estimated net worth of approximately $20 million as of 2023. His main source of income is basically from his career as a singer and lead vocalist of My Chemical Romance.
Furthermore, he is also an equally talented and popular graphic artist and loves to portray his art as a cartoon and graphic.
Gerard Way is married to a bass player and a visual artist Lyn-Z. He was previously dating another musician Elizabeth whom he dated for over ten years but broke up with without any explanation.
He also has a daughter whose name is Bandit Lee Way whose information is not known to date.
- Gerard Way struggled with gender identity issues when he was young.
- He is the first cousin once removed of Joe Rogan however they have never met.
- A way has over 2.5 million Instagram followers without posting any posts.
- Gerard and Oliver Sykes are very popular rock singers with fond tattoos.
Image Credit – @Gerard Way Instagram