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Pete Wentz Biography

Pete Wentz
  • Age: 38 years old
  • Birth Nation: United States of America
  • Height: 5 Feet 6 Inch
  • Birth Sign: Gemini
  • Name: Pete Wentz
  • Birth Name: Peter Lewis Kingston Wentz III
  • Nationality: Ameriacn
  • Birth Place/City: Wilmette, Illinois
  • Ethnicity: White
  • Profession: Musician
  • Net Worth: $10 million
  • Eye Color: Brown
  • Hair Color: Brown
  • Weight in KG: 60 kg
  • Married: Yes
  • Married to: Ashlee Simpson (m. 2008)
  • Children: Bronx Mowgli Wentz, Saint Lazslo Wentz
  • Divorce: Ashlee Simpson (m. 2011)
  • Education: North Shore Country Day School
  • Music Group: Fall Out Boy (Since 2001), Arma Angelus, Racetraitor, Cinematic Sunrise
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Pete Wentz, whose actual name is Peter Lewis Kingston Wentz II, is a well known American Musician whose major career role has been being the bassist, lyricist as well as the backing vocalist of the rock band Fall Out Boy. He is also the host of Best Ink, a show about tattoos. He was born on 5th June, 1979 to mom Dale and father Pete Wentz II.

Pete was born in Wilmette, Illinois and is of German, Afro Jamaican as well as English ancestry. He grew up with a sister and brother and was interested into music since a very small age. After gaining inspiration from the song Build Me Up Buttercup of The Foundations, he became interested into music. He graduated from the New Trier High School as well as from the North Shire Country Day School; he studied in the DePaul University but dropped out soon after.

His musical career started with the Arma Angelus where he worked as a lead vocalist as well as a lyricist. The Fall Out Boy was created in 2001 and he served the role of lead vocalist, lyricist as well as the bassist. On 2009 the band decided to enter a temporary hiatus after which he formed the dubstep, electropop group Black Cards. Pete also owns a record label known as the Decaydance Records and he has also ventured into the fields of writing, acting and fashion. He is the owner of the clothing company, Clandestine Industries and hosts the show Best Ink. He has a bar entitled Angels and Kings.

This versatile personality was rumored to be dating Alicia Simmons at around 2003. From 2003 to 2006, Jeanae White was the girlfriend of Pete. He started dating Michelle Trachtenberg at around 2006 but the relationship did not last long. After a two year affair, Pete and Ashlee Simpson got engaged on April 2008. They got married the same year on 17th May and Ashlee’s pregnancy was confirmed two weeks later. Pete and his wife got a son Bronx Mowgli Wentz on November 20, 2008. They have had no children since. Citing irreconcilable differences Simpson filed for divorce on February 8, 2011 but the divorce was finalized only on November 22 the same year. As of now, Pete has been dating Meagan Camper since 2011. The couple announced the pregnancy of their child on February 17, 2014 and the child, a son Saint Laszlo was born on 21st August, 2014.

His charitable endeavors include collaborating with UNICEF’s Tap Project as well as with Invisible Children Inc.

Pete Wentz, a business man as well as a versatile personality, has a net worth of 10 million dollars and a height of 5 feet and 6 inches.

He can be found to be active on social networking sites and information about him is easily available on various social networking sites.

  • Last modified : 27 December, 2015
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