The vocalist of the rock band My Chemical Romance who also produced the comic series-turned-Netflix show 'The Umbrella Academy' (2019). Also involved in the making of the song 'Famous Last Words' (2007) as well.
April 9, 1977
Summit, New Jersey, United States
Gerard Way rose to prominence in the early 2000s as the lead vocalist of the New Jersey-based rock band My Chemical Romance. Some of their famous hits include ‘Welcome to the Black Parade’ (2006), ‘The Kids from Yesterday’ (2012), and ‘Famous Last Words’ (2007). As a solo artist, Way released singles such as ‘Getting Down the Germs’ (2018) and ‘Dasher’ (2018). Soon after, he found himself writing a comic book series. One example was ‘The Umbrella Academy’ (2019) which was adapted into a Netflix show.