Gerard Way Biography
Birthday: April 9, 1977 (Aries)
Born In: Summit, New Jersey, United States
Gerard Way is an American rock/punk singer-songwriter, band member, musician, and comic book writer/director. He founded the band ‘My Chemical Romance’ in 2001, which had its fair share of stardom until its disbandment in 2013. Like most children, Way was fond of comic books as a child. Fulfilling his passion, he created his own dark-humored mini-comic series titled ‘The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys.’ He then released his comic book ‘The Umbrella Academy’ in 2007. Way went on to release his debut solo album in 2014 and named it ‘Hesitant Alien.’ It topped the ‘UK Rock Albums’ chart. Gerard is also known for his association with the boy band ‘The Hormones.’ He is the band’s lead vocalist and works alongside guitarists Ian Fowles and Matt Gorney, drummer Jarrod Alexander, and pianist James Dewees. Gerard Way had a tough childhood which resulted in his teenage years being spent in isolation, depression, and alcoholism. His only source of inspiration was his grandmother who taught him both music and art. With sheer perseverance and determination, he overcame his struggles and went on to become a pioneer of punk music, making it an important genre in mainstream music.