Patrick Monahan

Born Feb 28, 1969
Age 47
Hometown Erie, Pennsylvania
Height 5' 11¼" (1...
Nationality American
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Build Average

Patrick T. "Pat" Monahan is an American singer-songwriter, musician and occasional actor, best known as the lead singer and songwriter for the band Train. He also has recorded a solo album, and has collaborated with multiple artists.

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Patrick Monahan.


1969 Birth Born on February 28, 1969.


1988 19 Years Old Monahan began his musical career singing with cover band Rogues Gallery from 1988 to 1990. … Read More


1992 23 Years Old Monahan has been married twice. He met his first wife, teacher Ginean Rapp, at a nightclub called Sherlock's when he was playing in a cover band called Rogues Gallery. They married in August 1992 and had two children together: Patrick and Emelia. … Read More
1993 24 Years Old After the dissolution of the band, he left Erie in late 1993 and moved to California, where he met Rob Hotchkiss. … Read More
1994 25 Years Old From 1994 to 2006, Monahan released four studio albums with Train.


2001 32 Years Old Aside from his work with Train, Monahan also sang additional vocals on the song "Shimmer" with the band Fuel in 2001.
2002 33 Years Old In 2002, the band earned two Grammys, one of them for the song "Drops of Jupiter (Tell Me)", which was written by Monahan and inspired by his late mother, who had died of cancer.
2005 36 Years Old In November 2005, he appeared as a guest vocalist on VH1's Decades Rock Live, where he covered Cyndi Lauper's hit single "Time After Time". … Read More
2006 37 Years Old Monahan and Rapp divorced in 2006. … Read More
2007 38 Years Old Monahan released his first solo album, Last of Seven, on September 18, 2007 and began a nationwide tour supporting it. … Read More


2010 41 Years Old 1 More Event
On April 4, 2010, he performed with The Hollies at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony, as The Hollies were inducted. … Read More
2011 42 Years Old 1 More Event
The following year, he contributed a cover of Buddy Holly's "Maybe Baby" for the tribute album, Listen to Me: Buddy Holly, which was released on September 6, 2011. … Read More
2013 44 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2013, he started a podcast called Patcast where he interviews different people in the music industry, and talks about his work with Train. … Read More
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