Jason Wade

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Jason Wade
Jason Wade 2013.jpg
Wade performing with Lifehouse in Norfolk, Nebraska in 2013
Background information
Birth name Jason Michael Wade
Born (1980-07-05) July 5, 1980 (age 34)
Origin Camarillo, California, U.S.
Genres Alternative rock, CCM
Occupations Musician
Instruments Vocals, guitar, piano, bass
Years active 2000–present
Labels Dreamworks
Geffen (2000-2013)
Associated acts Blyss
Lifehouse
Website www.lifehousemusic.com
Notable instruments
Gibson ES-335
Gibson SG
Gibson Les Paul
Gibson Hummingbird
Epiphone Casino
Gibson Sparkling Burgundy 1966 ES-335

Jason Michael Wade (born July 5, 1980 in Camarillo, California) is the lead vocalist, main songwriter, and guitarist of the American alternative rock band Lifehouse.

Personal life[edit]

Wade never had any formal musical training or lessons and taught himself how to play guitar around the age of 14. He was born July 5, 1980 in Camarillo, California and his family traveled and moved internationally as a result of their work as Christian missionaries. He and his family (one elder sister, Jamie) traveled to Japan, Hawaii, Thailand, Singapore, and Hong Kong (where he attended Hong Kong International School), then eventually returned to the U.S. to live in Portland, Oregon. His father worked as a marriage counselor and Wade was home schooled while growing up. Early in his musical life he performed during services for the youth group at Malibu Vineyard church in California. He now resides in California.

Wade's parents divorced when he was 12, and he moved with his mother and sister to Port Orchard, Washington. Around this time he began teaching himself how to play guitar, and began writing his own music and lyrics.[citation needed] Several years later, Jason and his mother relocated to Los Angeles, where he co-founded his first band Lifehouse (originally called Blyss) with his next door neighbor and a friend. Lifehouse has now sold more than 15 million singles and albums worldwide.

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