Gerard Way Net Worth 2017: Short Bio & Wiki

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Gerard Way is a famous comic book writer and musician. He is mostly known as being a member of My Chemical Romance. Unfortunately, the group split in 2013. As a comic book writer, Way has written ‘The Umbrella Academy’ and ‘The True Lives of The Fabulous Killjoys’. Recently Gerard has been working on his solo album, which is going to be released in September. So how rich is Gerard Way? It has been estimated that Gerard’s net worth is 28 million dollars. There is also a high chance that Gerard Way’s net worth will become even higher in the future as he continues his career as a musician and is planning to release his solo album.

Gerard Way Net Worth $28 Million

Gerard Arthur Way, or simply known as Gerard Way, was born in 1977, in New Jersey. From a very young age, Gerard was interested in music and the artists that influenced him the most are Iron Maiden, Queen, The Smiths, The Misfits and others. When Way was only 8 years old, he got his first guitar. Despite the fact that Gerard was very interested in music, at first he decided to focus more on an art career. Later Gerard decided to become musician and in 2001 the band known as My Chemical Romance was created. The members of the group were Ray Toro, Mikey Way, Frank Iero and James Dewees. The group became really successful after a short period of time and this had a huge impact on the growth of Gerard Way’s net worth. My Chemical Romance had released 4 albums: I Brought You My Bullets, You Brought Me Your Love, The Black Parade, Three Cheers for Sweet Revenge and Danger Days: The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys. All these albums were successful and added to Gerard’s net worth.

In addition to this, Gerard has also worked with other artists. For example he has worked with a Kyosuke Himuro, a Japanese singer. What is more, Gerard was the executive producer of Lost Alone’s album, entitled I’m a UFO in This City. This also made Way’s net worth grow.

As mentioned before, Gerard is not only a well known musician but he is also a comic book writer. He was 16 years old when he tried writing comic for the first time. The comic books that were written by Gerard became famous and acclaimed by others. So it could be said that Gerard is a really talented personality. In 2001 Gerard together with Joe Boyle created the cartoon entiled The Breakfast Monkey. He also was a part of The Anti-Bats!. These activities also made Gerard Way’s net worth higher.

All in all, it could be said that Gerard is a very talented musician and comic book writer. He has many fans all over the world because of the unique style of music that he creates and of course because of charisma on stage. It is a pity that My Chemical Romance has split up, but Way’s fans will be able to enjoy his music in the future as he is planning to start his career as a solo artist.

Quick Facts

Birth date: April 9, 1977
Birth place: Newark, New Jersey, United States
Height:5 ft 8 in (1.75 m)
Profession:Musician, Writer, Singer, Music executive
Nationality:United States of America
Spouse:Lyn-Z (m. 2007)
Siblings:Mikey Way
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Interesting Facts

#Fact
1Welcomed daughter Bandit Lee Way on May 27th 2009.
2Announced that he and his wife, Lindsey, are expecting their first child in Summer 2009. [November 24, 2008].
3Is afraid of needles.
4Friends with Brandon Flowers ever since they met in early 2007.
5Released his own comic book series entitled 'The Umbrella Academy' on September 19, 2007 through Dark Horse Comics.
6When 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.
7Good friends with Green Day frontman, Billie Joe Armstrong, Fall Out Boy's Pete Wentz and James Euringer.
8His first-ever concert was a Bruce Springsteen concert, which he attended with his mother.
9He and his brother, Mikey Way, are maternal second cousins of Joe Rogan, host of the NBC game/stunt show, Fear Factor (2001).
10Gerard is 1/2 Italian (mother's side), and also 1/2 Scottish (father's side).
11He 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.
12He 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".
13Singer with My Chemical Romance.
14Older brother of Mikey Way.


Quotes

#Quote
1What 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.
2When 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.
3There 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.
4Surrounding myself with fans makes me feel like I'm not going through it alone."
5If 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.
6When 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.


Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2014Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Writing in a Children's SeriesThe Aquabats! Super Show! (2012)· Jason deVilliers (head writer)
· Christian Jacobs (head writer)
2006Chainsaw AwardFangoria Chainsaw AwardsPrince of Darkness


Filmography

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Tusk2014performer: "O Waly, Waly" / producer: "O Waly, Waly"
The Vampire DiariesTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2013 writer - 1 episode, 2013
The Man with the Iron Fists2012performer: "Hell Hath No Fury" / writer: "Hell Hath No Fury"
Premium Rush2012writer: "Na Na Na Na Na Na Na Na Na Na Na Na"
Glee: The 3D Concert Movie2011Documentary writer: "Sing"
Glee2011TV Series writer - 1 episode
Conan2011TV Series writer - 1 episode
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2010TV Series writer - 1 episode
Never Back Down2008writer: "Teenagers" - as Gerard Arthur Way
Punk's Not Dead2007Documentary writer: "I'm Not Okay I Promise"
Vasko namai2005writer: "I Never Told You What I Do For A Living", "Helena"

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Aquabats! Super Show!2013TV Series 1 episode
My Chemical Romance: The Midnight Curfew2010Documentary

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
My Chemical Romance: May Death Never Stop You2014Video
The Aquabats! Super Show!2013TV Series 1 episode

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Deadmau5 Ft. Gerard Way: Professional Griefers2011Video short
X-Mess Detritus2008ShortNarrator

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Lennon or McCartney2014Documentary shortHimself
Conan2014TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
Inside Prison Pit2014Documentary shortHimself - musician, comic book artist
Duran Duran: Unstaged2014Video documentaryHimself
I Heart Radio Music Festival2012TV MovieHimself - Performer
Spoilers with Kevin Smith2012TV SeriesHimself
Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan's Hope2011DocumentaryHimself
Boombox All Access with My Chemical Romance2011TV MovieHimself
My Chemical Romance: The Midnight Curfew2010DocumentaryHimself
The Phenomenon: The Comic That Changed Comics2009Video documentary shortHimself
Scream Awards 20082008TV Movie documentaryHimself
My Chemical Romance: The Black Parade Is Dead!2008VideoHimself
Punk's Not Dead2007DocumentaryHimself - My Chemical Romance

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Replacement Gods2012Video documentaryHimself - Musician, Comic Book Writer
Video on Trial2005-2006TV SeriesHimself - Accused / Himself - My Chemical Romance

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