Pete Wentz

American musician

Peter Lewis Kingston Wentz III (born on June 5, 1979) better known as Pete Wentz,[1] is an American bassist and songwriter. He is most famous for his work with the Chicago-based band Fall Out Boy. In recent years, he has also become an entrepreneur and the host of the MTV program, FNMTV.

Pete Wentz
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Wentz at the Blender Sessions at the Hard Rock Hotel in 2007.
Background information
Birth namePeter Lewis Kingston Wentz III
Born (1979-06-05) June 5, 1979 (age 43)
OriginWilmette, Illinois, United States
GenresElectropop, dancehall, pop punk, pop rock, emo, post-hardcore, metalcore
Years active1992–present
LabelsDecaydance, Fueled by Ramen, Island

Wentz has been diagnosed with bipolar disorder.[2] Ashlee Simpson divorced him.

Fall Out Boy came off hiatus in 2013, releasing a new single "My Songs Know What You Did in the Dark (Light 'Em Up)" and an album Save Rock and Roll, along with a supporting Spring tour. They will be going on the Save Rock and Roll Arena Fall Tour this September with pop punk group Panic! at the Disco and rapper Big Sean in support of the album as well.


  1. Apar, Corey. "Pete Wentz Biography". Allmusic. Retrieved 2008-11-10.
  2. "Rock gods who settled down". Archived from the original on 2012-08-15. Retrieved 2012-08-16.