Michael James Way aka Mikey Way is an American musician who is most popular as the bassist of the band My Chemical Romance. Besides, he is also a vocalist for a band Electric Century which was formed along with David Debiak.
The talent musician Mikey Way along with his band has produced some of the hit albums like The Black Parade, Three Cheers for Sweet Revenge, and For the Night to Control. Mikey Way’s net worth is estimated at $20 million. He gathered a massive net worth in his fortune from his profession as a musician. Keep reading the article to know more about the Mikey Way.
Mikey Way took birth to the parents Donna Lee and Donald Way in New Jersey, the USA on 10th September 1980. He has raised alongside his brother Gerard Way, who is also a musician in Belleville, New Jersey.
Regarding his education, he went to Belleville High School and completed his graduation in 1998. Mikey Way showed his interest in music in his early childhood age.
After completing high school, he went to work for Barnes & Noble. In 2001, he started his career by joining a rock band named My Chemical Romance. Upon joining the band, in the same year he along with his band member released their first album ‘I Brought You My Bullets, You Brought Me Your Love’.
In 2004, the band released their second album titled Three Cheers for Sweet Revenge. After getting a lot of accolades from the audience, they released their third album The Black Parade in 2006 and forth one Danger Days: The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys in 2010.
Despite releasing new songs and albums, the band got dissolved in 2013.
Mikey Way went on to form another band after his first band got dissolved in 2013. He collaborated with the vocalist David Debiak to form a band Electric Century. David Debiak is a lead vocalist and Mikey worked as a multi-instrumentalist. In 2014, they released their first song I Lied. In the same year, they released another song Let You Get Away.
They released their first album named Electric Century in 2015. In March 2016, the duo released their second album titled For the Night to Control.
Net Worth and Earnings
Aforementioned, Mikey Way’s net worth is evaluated at $20 million as of 2019. The talented Mikey Way collected a huge amount of money from his profession as a musician.
During his time in the band My Chemical Romance, they released a total of four albums and numerous extended plays. Their song Welcome to The Black Parade peaked at #9 in 2007 Billboard.
After the dismissal of the band My Chemical Romance, he formed Electric Century will release numbers of singles and two albums till now which gained a lot of listeners.
Personal Life and Relationship
Talking about Mikey Way’s relationship, he currently married to Kristin Colby. The couple tied their wedding knot in 2016. After a year of their marriage, the couple welcomed their first baby girl.
However, Mikey Way was romantically involved with several personalities previously. In 2007, he married musician Alicia Way. Later, the ex-couple separated their way. He then dated model Sarah Cantergiani for short period. However, they were not committed to their relationship and separated their way.
As of now, Mikey Way is enjoying his life with his family.