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Wilmette, Illinois, USA
Claim to Fame
Bassist for Fall Out Boy and DJ in The Black Cards
Punk-Pop, Alternative/ Indie Rock, Emo
Rousing, Energetic, Ironic, Earnest, Stylish, Brash, Confrontational, Yearning, Cathartic, Cynical/Sarcastic, Wry, Exuberant, Aggressive, Passionate, Reflective, Literate, Bitter, Bittersweet, Plaintive, Urgent
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Peter Lewis Kingston Wentz III (born June 5, 1979), known professionally as Pete Wentz, is an American musician best known for being the bassist, primary lyricist and backing vocalist for the American rock band Fall Out Boy. Before Fall Out Boy's inception in 2001, Wentz was a fixture of the Chicago hardcore scene and was notably the lead vocalist and lyricist for Arma Angelus. During Fall Out Boy's temporary hiatus in 2009–12, Wentz formed the experimental, electropop and dubstep group Black Cards. He owns a record label, Decaydance Records, which has signed bands such as Panic! at the Disco and Gym Class Heroes. Fall Out Boy returned in February 2013.
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Peter Lewis Kingston Wentz III was born on June 5, 1979 in Wilmette, Illinois. He came to fame as the bassist and primary lyricist for the Chicago-based band Fall Out Boy and currently holds the same position in the band Black Cards. Pete grew up in the Chicago hardcore punk scene, and was in several bands before Fall Out Boy, including Firstborn, Arma Angelus, 7 Angels of the Apocalypse / Culture of Violence, Extinction, Forever Ended Today, and Yellow Road Priest. He grew up with fellow band member Joe Trohman. Fall Out Boy is the 4th band that Pete Wentz and Andy Hurley have been in together. Wentz has also written a book entitled The Boy With the Thorn In His Side, a story based on nightmares he had as a child. It is named after a song by The Smiths. He has another book titled "Rainy Day Kids," which was scheduled to be released February 14th, 2006, but has recently been confirmed as a perpetually unfinished project. In addition, Wentz is currently writing another book, alternating chapters with William Beckett of The Academy Is... Wentz has a company called Clandestine Industries, which distributes books and, more notably, clothing, among other things. Additionally, he owns his own imprint of Fueled By Ramen, Decaydance Records, which has signed on several bands, including: Panic! At The Disco, The Academy Is..., Gym Class Heroes, The Hush Sound and Cobra Starship. He also has a film production company called Bartskull Films, which has released the DVD "Release the Bats," a film about Peter, his friends both in and outside of Fall Out Boy, and many Decaydance/Fueled By Ramen bands. Pete Wentz was married for a period of time to singer-actress Ashlee Simpson with whom he had a child, Bronx Mowgli Wentz, however the two announced their intention to divorce in 2011. Fall Out Boy is currently on indefinite hiatus. Though initially Wentz intended to use this time to focus on his private life, he later announced that he would be the bassist and lyricist for experimental electropop band Black Cards fronted by newcomer vocalist Bebe Rexha. The band's debut album is set to release in September 2011.
Full Name at Birth
Peter Lewis Kingston Wentz III
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Peter Lewis Kingston Wentz II
Patrick Stump, Mark Hoppus, Gabe Saporta
Bronx Mowgli Wentz
The Mustachette, Invisible Children, Don't Tell Mom The Babysitter's Dead
Elliot Smith, Choke
All The Small Things (blink-182), Guilty Pleasure (Cobra Starship), Hallelujah (Jeff Buckley), Sugar We're Going Down (Fall Out Boy)
Make-Up, Tight Pants
The Boy With The Thorn in His Side  (Clandestine Industries), Rainy Day Kids  (Clandestine Industries)
Ryan Ross, Brendon Urie, Spencer Smith, Victoria Asher, William Beckett, Bebe Rexha, Spencer Peterson, Nate Patterson, Joe Trohman, Andrew Hurley, Craig Owens
Build Me Up Buttercup (The Foundations), Hallelujah (Jeff Buckley)
Chocolate, Crackers, Cupcakes, Mac and Cheese, Uncrustables
Eyeliner, Gloves, High Top Shoes, Hoodies
Clandestine Industries, Decaydance Records
Hemmingway Wentz (Dog), Rigby Wentz
Anything Hemmingway, Fight Club, Jungle Book, Peter Pan
Hawaii, Mexico, New York City
New Trier High School, North Shore Country Day School
DePaul University for Political Science
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Used to wear black eyeliner, coined term "Guy Liner"
Ashlee Simpson, Patrick Stump
The Boy With the Thorn In His Side (Morrissey)
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Music Profile Complete
Music Genre (Text)
Pop punk, pop rock, emo, post-hardcore, metalcore
Bass, vocals, guitar, keyboards
Decaydance, Fueled by Ramen, Island
Fall Out Boy, Black Cards, Arma Angelus, Racetraitor, Birthright, Cobra Starship, Cinematic Sunrise, The Ready Set, A Day to Remember
Music Genre (Text)
alternative rock, techno
Dating Profile AutoText
Long-Term||Meagan Camper and Pete Wentz
have been dating since May 2011. |||
Who is he dating right now?
Meagan Camper and Pete Wentz have been dating since May 2011.
Pete Wentz was previously married to Ashlee Simpson (2006 - 2011).
He has also been in relationships with Michelle Trachtenberg (2006) and Jeanae White (2003 - 2006).
Pete Wentz is rumoured to have hooked up with Alicia Simmons (2003).
Pete Wentz has 2 children, Bronx Mowgli (7) and Saint Lazslo (2).
Pete Wentz is a 37 year old American Bassist. Born Peter Lewis Kingston Wentz III on 5th June, 1979 in Wilmette, Illinois, USA and educated at New Trier High School, he is famous for Bassist for Fall Out Boy and DJ in The Black Cards in a career that spans 1992–present. His zodiac sign is Gemini.
Pete Wentz is a member of the following lists:
North Shore Country Day School alumni,
African-American rock musicians and
American people of Jamaican descent.