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Dunoon, Scotland
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Dunoon, Scotland


Lyn-Z is a musician and artist from Scotland. Lyn-Z plays bass guitar in the American electronic rock band, ‘Mindless Self-Indulgence.’

Early Life

Lyn-Z was born in Dunoon, Scotland, on the 21st of May 1976. Her birth name is Lindsey Ann Ballato, she is also known by the name of Lynz Way and Lindsey Way. According to the astrological chart, she has a birth sign of Gemini and is currently 47 years old as of 2023. She is a Scottish citizen and belongs to Scottish ethnicity.

Meanwhile, the identities of her parents and profession are unknown. She was raised up with her sister Amy Greene. When she was five, she moved to Ledyard, Connecticut. Similarly, she relocated to Brooklyn, New York, when she was 17 to study Fine Art and Illustration at the Pratt Institute.

Professional Career

Initially, Lyn-Z worked in New York as a window display artist. In 2001, she joined the band Mindless Self Indulgence (MSI). She had no idea how to play bass or even what tablature was before joining the band.

With time, she began to adopt the talent. She was in the Dolly Parton cover band ‘Beg Yer Parton,’ which had punk elements. The band MSI released its 1st live album “Alienating Our Audience” under the recording label, Uppity Cracker in the year 2002.

She later appeared on the band’s EP “Despierta Los Nios” in 2003, “Another Mindless Rip Off” in 2006, and “<3” in 2010. Lyn Z has also recorded albums with the band, including “You’ll Rebel to Anything,” “If,” and “How I Learned to Stop Giving a Shit and Love Mindless Self Indulgence.”

Caption: Lyn-Z playing bass guitar in the concert (Source:

Apart from being a bassist for the band, she is also a talented artist. She launched her collective artwork, HUSH at the Dark Dark Science Gallery on the 13th of November 2010.  Meanwhile, the exhibition was called Smile Even If It Hurts.

She launched some artwork on her official website on the 11th of December 2010. Moreover, she also contributed to the South Park 15th Anniversary Art Exhibition at the Opera Gallery in New York.

Net Worth 2023

Being a bassist, and artist he has earned a decent sum of money. As of 2023, her net worth is estimated at around $500k while she makes around $22k to $208k as a bassist. She makes money through her musical tour with the band.

Relationship Status

On the 3rd of September 2007, Lyn Z exchanged vows with the Rock singer, Gerard Way. Gerard is the lead singer and the founding member of the rock band, ‘My Chemical Romance.’ With the marriage, the couple is blessed with a daughter named Bandit Way. The family is currently residing in California.

Caption: Lyn-Z with her husband (Source: Facebook)

The bassist has not been involved in any issue or scandal that has caused controversy in the media. In addition, she has effectively avoided any form of gossip.

Lyn-Z – Body Measurements

Caption: Lyn-Z posing for a photo with his bass guitar (Source: Flickr)

The beautiful bassist is 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighs around 60 kg. In addition, she has got a pair of brown eyes with brunette hair colour.

Social Media

On her Instagram page ‘@xlindseywayx’ there are over 234k followers. Likewise, there are over 240.6k followers on her Twitter page ‘@lynzway’ and over 8.9k followers on her official Facebook page.