Gerard Way

Born Apr 9, 1977

Gerard Arthur Way is an American musician and comic book writer who has served as lead vocalist and co-founder of the band My Chemical Romance since its formation in 2001. He is the executive producer of the band LostAlone's second album I'm a UFO in This City, and the writer of the Eisner Award-winning comic book The Umbrella Academy.… Read More

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  • Gerard Way Makes A Quick Home Sale In Tarzana
    LATimes - Nov 22, 2013
  • Slash, Tom Morello, Gerard Way Mourn Deftones Bassist Chi Cheng
    Rolling Stone - Apr 14, 2013
  • Chez Pazienza: Three Cheers For Sweet Romance
    The Huffington Post - Apr 01, 2013
  • My Chemical Romance 'can Never Die' Says Gerard Way Mtv.Com
    Google News - Mar 25, 2013


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Gerard Way.


1977 Birth Way was born in Summit, New Jersey, on April 9, 1977, the son of Donna Lee (née Rush) and Donald Way. … Read More


1995 18 Years Old Way attended Belleville High School until he graduated in 1995.


1999 22 Years Old Deciding to pursue a career in the comic-book industry, he attended the School of Visual Arts in New York City, graduating with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in 1999. … Read More
2001 24 Years Old Way was working as an intern for Cartoon Network in New York City during the September 11, 2001 attacks. … Read More


2007 30 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2007, Way began writing the comic-book miniseries The Umbrella Academy. … Read More
2008 31 Years Old The next installment of the series, Dallas, was released on November 26, 2008, and, following speculation that Way had retired indefinitely from comics, a third installment entitled Hotel Oblivion is currently in the works.
2009 32 Years Old Way and fellow artists Shaun Simon and Becky Cloonan co-created another comic-book series entitled The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys, which Way announced at 2009 San Diego Comic-Con. … Read More
…  On March 22, 2013, My Chemical Romance announced their break up. … Read More
…  His debut solo album Hesitant Alien was released on September 30, 2014. … Read More
In January 2015, Way was featured in The Boyzine, an independent zine published by SWMRS frontman Cole Becker. … Read More
2016 39 Years Old On Record Store Day 2016, Way released two exclusive, unreleased tracks from Hesitant Alien titled "Don't Try" and "Pinkish". … Read More
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