Who Is Gerard Way’s And Lynd-z's Child Bandit Lee Way?
My Chemical Romance singer Gerard Way and his bassist wife, Lindsey Ann Way, have been married since 2007. They are parents to a child. They have a daughter named Bandit Lee Way, who was initially known among the fandom as "Baby Way."
Nine weeks after the baby's birth, the My Chemical Romance singer introduced his daughter, Bandit, interestingly via Twitpic, writing, "we don't have to go to comic-con to have a good time."
Gerard Way's child, Bandit Way, is in a Batman costume. (Photo: Twitpic)
In the picture, he and his wife Lindsey, also known as Lyn-Z and associated with the band 'Mindless Self Indulgence,' attired their little one in a Batman costume, whereas in a separate photo, Lindsey dressed as Robin.
The family dog was dressed as the Joker.
How old is Gerard Way's daughter, Bandit Lee Way?
At the time of writing, Bandit is 13 years old. The musician couple welcomed their only baby on May 27, 2009, in Los Angeles, around two years after their backstage wedding, reportedly organized at a music festival named Projekt Revolution by Linkin Park. According to Gerard, Linkin Park vocalist Chester Bennington, who died on July 29, 2017, was also present in the small, quick wedding.
"I was devastated to hear about Chester. He was actually at my wedding. Not many people were there because we got married super quickly at the end of the tour when half the people had gone home. So there were literally only 30 or 40 people there, and he was one of them," he shared with Nerdist how they met while playing at the festival concert.
Bandit weighed 6 lbs and 5.6 oz at birth at her birth. She was later christened.
As per reports. Her zodiac sign is Gemini, and her father's nickname for her is "B" or "Lady B."
Gerard Way was surprised by the pregnancy news
Speaking to People in February 2009, Gerard stated that he was left speechless when his wife Lindsey revealed she was pregnant with the couple's child.
He even said that he still [during the interview] had no idea how to explain his happiness in words and talk about the topic of the child.
"...not because it's so personal that I'm not gonna comment upon it," he added while saying he was "very excited" to be a parent.
The singer further admitted that he hadn't thought about having a kid.
"But then I also didn't expect to meet Lindsey, and when I met her, I knew she'd be the one person I could have a kid with," he explained.
Their Child won 'The Worst Celebrity Baby Name' title
In 2015, Gerard's baby's name was named the 'Worst Celebrity Baby Name of the Year' by Baby Names UK.
According to HuffPost, the second prize went to television personality Nicole Richie and her spouse, Joel Madden, for their son's name choice— Sparrow.
How old are Bandit's parents?
Bandit's father, Gerard Way, is 45 years old and was born on April 9, 1977. He is younger than his wife, Lindsey way, who was born on May 21, 1976. According to Celebritynetworth, Gerard's estimated net worth is $20 million, whereas some reports have claimed Lindsey's networth to be somewhere in the range of $1 to 5 million.
Gerard Way and his wife brought up their daughter low key
Since welcoming their only child, Gerard and his wife, Lindsey, have received abundant love and best wishes from their fans. The parents till now have been successful in keeping Paparazzi out of their daughter's life. Despite that, Bandit has attracted warm attention despite being featured in limited pictures with her parents on social media and beyond.
Despite her low profile, Bandit has grown to be a matter of interest amongst her parent's large fanbase.
For instance, the singer shared a painting his wife and daughter made for him on his birthday in 2016.
"I must show you this. My birthday gift from Lindsey and Bandit- they made it together," he wrote in his tweet.
In 2015, he also informed his fans that his daughter, Bandit, liked listening to New Zealand singer Lorde. So, therefore, he bought her the singer's albums so she could listen to them on drives to school in the morning.
"I'm going to be one of these old dads that only listens to Iggy Pop and Bowie and Bandit is gonna be like what's up with this dude," Gerard tweeted in another instance, sharing his family's music taste.
Being your mom is the greatest thing that's ever happened to me. I love you Bandit Way pic.twitter.com/Jbrj0cRl3S — Lindsey Way (@lynzway) May 14, 2017
Similarly, Lindsey expressed her love for her daughter once in her May 2017 tweet by stating that being the little one's mom was "the greatest thing that's ever happened" to her.
In her April 2019 Instagram post, she also said that her husband, Gerard, and their daughter, Bandit, were her everything while wishing her husband his birthday.
Now, the fans eagerly await to see if charming Bandit, who plays guitar and piano, will follow in her parent's footsteps.