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Overview (4)

Date of Birth 9 April 1977Newark, New Jersey, USA
Birth NameGerard Arthur Way
Nicknames Gee
Uncle Jiggy
Height 5' 9" (1.75 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Gerard Way was born on April 9, 1977 in Newark, New Jersey, USA as Gerard Arthur Way. He has been married to Lindsey Ann Ballato since September 3, 2007. They have one child.

Spouse (1)

Lindsey Ann Ballato (3 September 2007 - present) (1 child)

Trivia (14)

Older brother of Mikey Way.
Singer with My Chemical Romance.
He drew the cover of My Chemical Romance's first and second album, "I Brought You My Bullets, You Brought Me Your Love" and "Three Cheers for Sweet Revenge".
He originally wanted to be a comic book artist. He pitched a cartoon series called "The Breakfast Monkey" to the Cartoon Network, but gave up on art and helped form My Chemical Romance after 9/11 because it made him realize he had to do something with his life.
Gerard is 1/2 Italian (mother's side), and also 1/2 Scottish (father's side).
He and his brother, Mikey Way, are maternal second cousins of Joe Rogan, host of the NBC game/stunt show, Fear Factor (2001).
His first-ever concert was a Bruce Springsteen concert, which he attended with his mother.
When he was in the 4th grade, he was the only boy to try out for his school's production of Peter Pan and he got the role.
Released his own comic book series entitled 'The Umbrella Academy' on September 19, 2007 through Dark Horse Comics.
Friends with Brandon Flowers ever since they met in early 2007.
Is afraid of needles.
Announced that he and his wife, Lindsey, are expecting their first child in Summer 2009. [November 24, 2008].
Welcomed daughter Bandit Lee Way on May 27th 2009.

Personal Quotes (6)

When I was writing it, I was remembering how hard it was to be a 16-year-old in high school. I always wanted to be an artist, so I was this loner kid who just got drunk all the time. I only had one real friend. There was a girl I really liked, and she ended up taking really sleazy photographs with her boyfriend, and that really crushed me, I was just swimming in this pit of despair, jealousy and alcoholism.
If for one minute you think you're better than a sixteen-year-old girl in a Green Day t-shirt, you are sorely mistaken. Remember the first time you went to a show and saw your favorite band. You wore their shirt, and sang every word. You didn't know anything about scene politics, haircuts, or what was cool. All you knew was that this music made you feel different from anyone you shared a locker with. Someone finally understood you. This is what music is about.
Surrounding myself with fans makes me feel like I'm not going through it alone."
There was a moment in my life when I really wanted to kill myself. And there was one other moment when I was close to that. But even in my most jaded times, I had some hope.
When we first started out I had a really big issue and a lot of my loved ones had a really big issue with the fact that I was totally in pain up there and there was a time when I tried to hurt myself off stage, but I got over that. Like, you should never want to hurt yourself. You should love yourself. Sometimes you have to kind of die inside in order to rise from your own ashes and believe in yourself and love yourself and become a new person and I think that that is going to be a lot of what the next record is about, not to plug it or anything. Like, it's going to talk about dying and coming back to become what you totally want to become. We are all becoming what we want to become.
What I Like about The Sims is that I don't have a normal life at all, so I play this game where these people have these really boring, mundane lives. It's fun. My Sims family is called the Cholly family. I don't know why I picked that name; it's kind of random. The teenage daughter is my favorite, because I just had her go through this Goth phase. She's really kind of nerdy and she just became a concert violinist, which is pretty huge for the family. And she got into private school. But she started wearing black lipstick and she dyed her hair purple. It's pretty huge.

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