Mikey Way Net Worth - Know The Musician's Sources Of Earnings and Income
The talented bassist of the rock band My Chemical Romance, Mikey Way's net worth is estimated to be huge, which he has amassed from his career in MCR and Electric Century. Nonetheless, he has also gathered a considerable sum from his acting career.
Mikey Way was born on September 10, 1980, in Newark, New Jersey, to mother, Donna Lee Way, and father, Donald Way. Similar to his brother, Gerard Way, he is of Scottish and Italian ancestry. In 2001, he joined MCR, the band founded by his brother as the bassist. Mikey Way is married to Kristin Colby Way, and the couple share two kids together named Rowan Louise Way and Kennedy James Way.
Net Worth and Source of Income
Gerard's Way brother and MCR bassist, Mikey Way's net worth is estimated to be commendable one. As for his brother, Gerard Way's net worth is estimated at $20 million. He has managed to rake in this massive wealth from his career in a rock band groups and acting. Growing up, Michael worked in Barnes & Noble and later in Eyeball records, which played a significant role in the formation and naming of My Chemical Romance. It was Eyeball records that signed the band and released their debut record. And what happened after that is apparent. The reign of one of the pioneer rock emo bands of our era started with albums after albums.
Income from MCR
After improving his bass skills in less than a week, the band consisting of himself, Frank Iero, Gerard Way, James Dewees, and Ray Toro, was unstoppable. In 2004 MCR released their second album titled Three Cheers for Sweet Revenge, which reached platinum in UK and US and gold record sales in New Zeland, Argentina, Chile, Ireland, Australia, and Canada. The group's third album, The Black Parade, broke records with five platinum certifications in the UK and US alone.
The album gathered more golds and platinum across the globe and earned a massive load of money. Then, their fourth and final album before the band broke apart, Danger Days: The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys gathered four gold certifications across the globe. Now we can safely say that Mikey's contribution to the band and their success earned him his fair share of the cash.
Income from Electric Century
After MCR broke up, he formed a band named Electric Century with vocalist David Debiak. The duo released many songs, including I Lied, 100 Band, You Need To Know, Let You Get Away, Hail the Saints, Rights There, and many others, which gained a good amount of listeners.
Hence he has also amassed a good fortune from this post-band after MCR break up. Apart from that, he has also released some collaborative projects which are reasonably popular.
Income from Acting
Mikey Way made his acting debut in 2013, on The Hub original series titled The Aquabats! Super Show! In the season two finale episode, "The AntiBats!". He played the role of a lead singer of Asthma, a fictional death metal band.
Furthermore, It was Way's brother Gerard who co-directed and co-wrote the episode. Next to that, Way debuted in 2018 as a voice actor of Snarl in the Transformers: Power of the Primes animation.
MCR Reunion: The Brothers Will Be Performing Again
The brothers, Mikey Way and Gerard Way, will be performing next to each other in the reunion performance in December next to Frank Iero and Ray Toro. The band has announced on their official Twitter that they'll be performing in Los Angeles, Japan, New Zeland, and Australia.
Fans are excited to see the talented Mikey Way perform once again, and we are pretty sure the man is going to bag in a considerable amount of fortune from the upcoming career in the legendary band, My Chemical Romance.
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