Mikey Way Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 19 Sep, 2017
Facts of Mikey Way
Date of Birth: 1980 , September-10
Age: 40 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch
Name Mikey Way
Birth Name Michael James Way
Nick Name "Mikey"
Father Donald Way
Mother Donna Lee
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Newark
Ethnicity White
Profession Musician
Net Worth $20 million
Married Yes
Married to Kristin Colby Way (m. 2016), Alicia Way (m. 2007)
Children Kristin Colby Way , Alicia Way (2013)
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The American musician, Michael James is the former bass player for the alternative rock band, My Chemical Romance. The group is mostly known for the songs "Welcome to the Black Parade” and "I'm Not Okay.” Besides, he is also famous as a multi-instrumentalist and the backing vocalist of the rock duo named ‘Electric Century’.

Early Life and Education

The former bassist of the band ‘My Chemical Romance,' Mikey Way was born as Michael James Way on September 10, 1980, in Newark, New Jersey. He was born to Donna Lee Way and Donald Way. Regarding his nationality, Way is an American and as far as his ethnicity, Way has a mixed ethnical background as her parents are of Scottish and Italian ancestry.

The talent musician, Mikey Way grew up in Belleville, New Jersey along with his brother, Gerard Way, is an American singer, songwriter, musician, and comic book writer. He graduated from the Belleville High School in 1998.

Growing up, Way worked for Eyeball Records as well as Barnes & Noble.

Professional Career

In the year 2001, he joined the rock band named, My Chemical Romance and along with his bandmates launched their debut album ‘I Brought You My Bullets, You Brought Me Your Love.' After a couple of years, they released their second album under the title, ‘Three Cheers for Sweet Revenge.'   

However, on March 22, 2013, the rock band, My Chemical Romance announced that Way broke up with the band. After that, he along with Sleep Station vocalist, David Debiak formed a new band, Electric Century.

The duo released the debut song of their band’s "I Lied" in February 2014.

Personal Life

The 37 seven years old, Mikey Way has been married twice. Way first married to his girlfriend, Alicia Simmons. The couple tied their knots on 8th March 2007, backstage at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas.

Way later cheated on his wife Alicia with a model. After that, Way and Alicia separated after seven years of their married life. He then briefly dated teenage model, Sarah Cantergiani. The model, Sarah also Instagrammed some photos of her with her boyfriend, Way in various smooch pose. After dating for a year, the couple broke up. 

Way then married to social media star, Kristin Colby in April 2016. The couple is blessed with a daughter named Rowan who was born in the year 2017. Currently, they are living happily along with their daughter.

Net Worth and Body Measurement

As a successful American musician and as a former bass player for the alternative rock band, My Chemical Romance, Mikey Way has earned a tremendous amount of money from his productive career.

Way’s official net worth is yet to be disclosed, but his elder brother Gerard Way has an estimated net worth of around $20 million in the year 2017, according to Celebrity Net Worth. He stands at the height of 5 feet 10 inch.