Peter Wentz's Bio
Full Name : Peter Lewis Kingston Wentz.
Hometown : Willmette, IL.
Date of Birth : June 5, 1979.
Position in the band : Bass guitarist and backing vocalist.
Nickname(s) : Pete,Petah,Peterabit,Peterpan,Peter Pandah and Petey.
Batting Average : Always swinging for the fences means a lot of strikeouts.
Gear : Fender Bass Guitars, Ampeg B-2R head, Ampeg SVT 8x10 cabinet.
Intro: His Mom, Straight Edge, Girls Jeans, Transformers and Tim Burton.
Shoes : Converses.
Favourite Drink : Molotov cocktail.
Fav Movies : Nightmare Before Christmas and star wars.
Video Game : Punchout/Contra.
1.Pete has his nipple pierced
2.Pete is the oldest member of the band
3.Pete will usually hang upside-down from something on stage if he can.
4.Pete likes to jump off of high objects while performing
5.Pete has Nightmare Before Christmas tattoos
6.Pete once got struck in the head by Joe's guitar
7.At the last Arma Angelus show ever, Patrick played drums, Joe played guitar, and Pete sang 8.In the last two years, FOB has played near 500 shows
9.The cover of the first FOB demo was a scene from karate kid and featured the songs: growing up, jericho, and switchblades and infidelity.
10.Original names also considered for Fall Out Boy were: Short Story, Unhappy Ending and Forget Me Not
11.Pete was an all-state soccer player before Fall Out Boy began
12.Pete has a younger brother named Andrew, and a younger sister named Hillary.
13.He is a big fan of Morrissey and he also enjoys the Smiths.
14.When he was a child, he would write stories and go around selling them to the neighbors in a wagon.
15.Pete currently lives with his parents and two dogs (Pandora and Marley) in Wilmette, Illinois
16.He is the bassist, backup vocalist, and primary lyricist for fall out boy
17.He was an all-state soccer player
18.He graduated High School in 1997
19.He dropped out of college just 1 semester shy of graduation to focus on music
20.In 2001 he co-founded Fall Out Boy with Joe, and Patrick
21.He wrote a book called The Boy With the Thorn In His Side, which is a story based on
nightmares he had as a child
22.He has a company called Clandenstine Industries, which distributes books and clothing among other things.
23.He also has a film production company called Bartskull Films which has released the DVD Release the Bats which stars Wentz and several personal friends.
24.Feb 2005 he overdosed on the anxiety medication Ativan, and as a result spent a week in the hospital, in what appeared to be a suicide attempt