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Pete Wentz


Peter Lewis Kingston Wentz III was born on June 5, 1979 in Wilmette, Illinois. He is the bassist and primary lyricist for the Chicago-based band Fall Out Boy. Pete grew up in the Chicago hardcore punk scene, and was in several bands before Fall Out Boy, including Firstborn, Arma Angelus, 7 Angels of the Apocalypse / Culture of Violence, Extinction,... See full bio »
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 2014 Step Up All In (writer: "Back to Earth" - as Peter Wentz)
 2012-2013 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- The Semifinals (2013) ... (writer: "My Songs Know What You Did in the Dark (Light Em Up)")
- Week 2 (2012) ... (writer: "Dance, Dance")
 2013 Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters (writer: "My Songs Know What You Did in the Dark (Light 'Em Up)" - as Peter Wentz)
 2013 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #21.140 (2013) ... (writer: "My Songs Know What You Did in the Dark (Light Em Up)" - uncredited)
 2009 American Pie Presents: The Book of Love (Video) (writer: "Dance, Dance" - as Peter Wentz)
 2009 I Love You, Beth Cooper (writer: "Catch Me If You Can")
 2009 The Last House on the Left (writer: "Catch Me If You Can" - as Peter Wentz)
 2008 Sex Drive (writer: "I Don't Care", "Grand Theft Autumn / Where Is Your Boy", "Fame < Infamy")
 2008 Jimmy Kimmel Live! (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #6.30 (2008) ... (performer: "I'm F***ing Ben Affleck")
 2007 SingStar Amped (Video Game) (writer: "This Ain't A Scene, It's An Arms Race")
 2007 Karaoke Revolution Presents: American Idol (Video Game) ("Sugar, We're Going Down")
 2007 Rock Band (Video Game) (writer: "Dead on Arrival")
 2006 Stick It (writer: "I Slept with Someone in Fall Out Boy and All I Got Was This Stupid Song Written About Me", "Our Lawyers Made Us Change the Name of This Song So We Wouldn't Get Sued" - as Peter Wentz)
 2006 Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Natalie Portman/Fall Out Boy (2006) ... (writer: "Dance, Dance", "Sugar, We're Goin' Down")
 2005 The Fog (writer: "Sugar, We're Goin' Down" - as Peter Wentz)
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Music video for The Academy Is: "We've Got A Big Mess On Our Hands". See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 1 Article | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Fall Out Boy | Peter Lewis Wentz | Peter Wentz

Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
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Personal Quote:

I obsessively wanted to be in bands. I was probably fourteen when I got my first bass it was my friend's brother's, and we stole it. I was really into the idea that we could just play basement shows. The name of the first band was First Born, and it was terrible. We played this hair-metal place in Iowa they gave you 150 tickets to sell, and you give them the money. We gave the tickets away, said ... See more »

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Married girlfriend Ashlee Simpson on May 17, 2008 in an intimate ceremony at her parents' home in Los Angeles. See more »

Trademark:

Hoodies See more »

Nickname:

Petah See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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