Patrick Stump is an American singer, songwriter, musician, record producer, actor and music critic who is best known as the lead vocalist, guitarist, pianist and composer of the rock band Fall Out Boy. He has been credited for being a soulful vocalist suitable for R&B, as well as one of the best voices in pop punk. With Fall Out Boy Stump placed singles in the top 10 of the US Billboard Hot 100 and their 2007 album Infinity on High reached No. 1 on the Billboard 200, with four more albums peaking in the top 10.
Stump was born to David, a folk singer, and Patricia Stumph, an accountant. He used to played the drums in various local suburban Chicago power violence and hardcore punk bands.
Stump is fairly quiet about his personal life.