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Pat Monahan

Biography

Best known because the business lead vocalist for the rock-band Teach, Pat Monahan is really a longtime performer in his very own right. Delivered in Erie, PA, in 1969, Monahan shifted to California in 1993 and started performing in coffeehouses around SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA with guitarist Rob Hotchkiss. The duo added people, named themselves Teach, and eventually discovered success using the 2001 record Drops of Jupiter. In 2006, Teach decided to have a break from touring and documenting and Monahan recognized an offer to create music with United kingdom vocalist/songwriter and manufacturer Guy Chambers to get a Tina Turner task. The creative relationship stuck, and shortly Monahan was composing music with Chambers among others with a watch by himself record. He released Last of Seven on Sony in 2007.

Quick Facts


Full Name Patrick Monahan
Height 1.81 m
Profession Actor, Guitarist, Songwriter, Singer-songwriter
Education McDowell High School, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania
Nationality American
Spouse Amber Peterson, Ginean Rapp
Children Emelia Monahan, Patrick Monahan, Autumn Monahan, Rock Richard Monahan
Parents Patricia Ann Monahan, Jack Monahan
Awards Grammy Award for Best Rock Song
Music Groups Train
Music Songs Play That Song, Hey, Soul Sister, Drops of Jupiter, Marry Me, Drive By, 50 Ways to Say Goodbye, Calling All Angels, Shake Up Christmas, Her Eyes, Meet Virginia, Angel in Blue Jeans, Always Midnight, Bruises, Two Ways to Say Goodbye, Mermaid, Save Me, San Francisco, If It's Love, When I Look to the Sky, Drink Up, Pirate On the Run, Ooh My My, Bulletproof Picasso, Ripple In the Water, Great Escape, This Ain't Goodbye, We Were Made for This, Sing Together, Cadillac, Cadillac, Don't Grow Up So Fast, Give It All, Cowboys and Indians, Wonder What You're Doing for the Rest of Your Life
Albums Last of Seven, Train, a girl a bottle a boat (Japan Version), Save Me, San Francisco, Train Does Led Zeppelin II, California 37, Christmas in Tahoe, Bulletproof Picasso, For Me, It's You, My Private Nation, Alive at Last, Midnight Moon, Last Of Seven Acoustic, To the Edge, and Back
Nominations Grammy Award for Song of the Year
TV Shows Driver Dan's Story Train, The Comedy Annual


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#Fact
1 Has a child with Amber Peterson named Autumn.
2 Pat started the band Train together with his good friend, Rob Hotchkiss, in 1994.
3 Engaged to Amber Peterson.
4 Houseowner of two properties - one in his native Pennsylvania and one in Sammamish, Washington, where he also resides.
5 Train financed their self-titled debut album themselves - a cost of $25,000 to produce.
6 Has 2 children. A 11 year-old son and an 8 year old daughter
7 Lead singer of the band Train.


Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Formula 1: Ten Sport 2016 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Other People 2016/I writer: "Drops of Jupiter"
Dolezal Backstage 2015 TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode
The Mask You Live In 2015 Documentary performer: "To Be a Man"
Dick Clark's Primetime New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2015 2014 TV Movie writer: "Drive By"
Great Performances 2014 TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Voice Kids 2014 TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Howard Stern Birthday Bash 2014 Video writer: "Drive By"
Perdona si te llamo amor 2014 writer: "Drive By"
Heart & Friends: Home for the Holidays 2013 TV Movie "Please Come Home for Christmas"
Curious George: A Halloween Boo Fest 2013 Video performer: "It's Halloween Today"
Alpha and Omega 2: A Howl-iday Adventure 2013 Video writer: "Drops of Jupiter Tell Me"
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno TV Series writer - 7 episodes, 2010 - 2013 performer - 1 episode, 2011
Todd's Pop Song Reviews 2010-2013 TV Series documentary writer - 4 episodes
Danville 2nd Ward Young Men 2011-2012 TV Series writer - 3 episodes
Late Show with David Letterman 2012 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Dancing with the Stars 2010-2012 TV Series writer - 5 episodes
Dancing with the Stars 2012 TV Series writer - 1 episode
One Hit Wonderland 2012 TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode
Avenida Brasil 2012 TV Series writer: "Drive By"
Raising Hope 2011 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Abduction 2011/I writer: "To Be Loved"
Friends with Benefits 2011 writer: "Hey, Soul Sister"
One Tree Hill 2003-2011 TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Being Erica 2009-2010 TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Glee 2010 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Jimmy Kimmel Live! 2010 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Live from Daryl's House 2010 TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode
20 to 1 2010 TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode
Formula 1: BBC Sport 2010 TV Series writer - 1 episode
American Dad! 2010 TV Series writer - 1 episode
CSI: NY 2009 TV Series writer - 1 episode
So You Think You Can Dance 2009 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Medium 2009 TV Series writer - 1 episode
So You Think You Can Dance Canada 2009 TV Series performer - 1 episode
All About Steve 2009 writer: "Drops Of Jupiter" - as Patrick Monahan
Idol - Jakten på en superstjerne 2006 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Idols! 2006 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Australian Idol 2004 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Spider-Man 2 2004 writer: "Ordinary"
Super Secret Movie Rules 2004 TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode
Rugrats Go Wild 2003 "She's on Fire"
Idool 2003 2003 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Idols 2002 TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Idol 2002 TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Animal 2001 writer: "She's on Fire"
VH1 Storytellers 2000 TV Series documentary performer - 1 episode

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Rock & Roll Road Trip with Sammy Hagar 2017 TV Series
Train: Play That Song 2016 Short
Hawaii Five-0 2013 TV Series Neil Redding
90210 2012 TV Series Train
Driver Dan's Story Train 2011-2012 TV Series Driver Dan (2010-present)
In Sixty 2011 TV Series Guest (2012)
CSI: NY 2009 TV Series Sam Baker
Söndagsöppet 2002 TV Series Train

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
3 lbs. 2006 TV Series composer - 3 episodes

Composer

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Train: Play That Song 2016 Short

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Mask You Live In 2015 Documentary special thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Enormous: The Gorge Story 2017 Documentary post-production
Greatest Hits 2016 TV Series Himself - Musical Guest
Killing Hasselhoff 2016 Himself
Imagine John Lennon 75th Birthday Concert 2015 TV Movie Himself - Musician
Rachael Ray 2015 TV Series Himself
All My Friends: Celebrating the Songs & Voice of Gregg Allman 2014 TV Movie Himself
The Chew 2014 TV Series Himself
Lennon or McCartney 2014 Documentary short Himself
American Music Awards 2014 2014 TV Special Himself - Presenter
Today 2014 TV Series Himself
Howard Stern Birthday Bash 2014 Video Himself
Heart & Friends: Home for the Holidays 2013 TV Movie Himself
CMT Artists of the Year 2013 TV Movie Himself
Front and Center 2013 TV Series Himself
Big Morning Buzz Live 2012-2013 TV Series Himself
VH1's Best Superbowl Concert Ever 2013 TV Movie Himself - Performer
From Dust to Dreams: Opening Night at the Smith Center for the Performing Arts 2012 TV Movie Himself
Dancing with the Stars 2012 TV Series Himself
47th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards 2012 TV Special Himself
Howard Stern on Demand 2007-2012 TV Series Himself
MSN Exclusives 2012 TV Series Himself (2014)
Train Live in Chicago 2011 TV Special
Movie Kingdom 2011 TV Series Himself
The Voice 2011 TV Series Himself - Guest Performer
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 2007-2011 TV Series Himself - Musical Guest / Himself
The 2011 Billboard Music Awards 2011 TV Special Himself - Presenter
Live from Daryl's House 2010 TV Series documentary Himself - vocals / guitar
The 2010 VH1 Do Something Awards 2010 TV Special Himself - Singer
The 2010 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony 2010 TV Movie Himself
The BackStage Pass 2009 Video Himself
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show 2007 TV Series Himself
Last Call with Carson Daly 2007 TV Series Himself
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson 2007 TV Series Himself
Red Eye w/Tom Shillue 2007 TV Series Himself - Panelist
Decades Rock Live 2007 TV Series Himself
Soundstage 2006 TV Series documentary Himself
Music 101: The Green Room 2005 TV Series Himself
I Love the '70s 2003 TV Series documentary Himself
The 45th Annual Grammy Awards 2003 TV Special Himself - Presenter
Train: Midnight Moon 2002 Video Himself
VH1 Storytellers 2000 TV Series documentary Himself - Train

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Entertainment Tonight 2017 TV Series Himself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2013 ASCAP Award ASCAP Film and Television Music Awards Top Television Series The Biggest Loser (2004) · Jerry Becker
· Jeff Lippencott
· Mark T. Williams
2002 Grammy Grammy Awards Best Rock Song · Rob Hotchkiss
· Jimmy Stafford
· Charlie Colin
· Scott Underwood

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2004 Grammy Grammy Awards Best Rock Song · Charlie Colin (Songwriter)
· Jimmy Stafford (Songwriter)
· Scott Underwood (Songwriter)
2002 Grammy Grammy Awards Song of the Year · Charlie Colin (Songwriter)
· Rob Hotchkiss (Songwriter)
· Jimmy Stafford (Songwriter)
· Scott Underwood (Songwriter)
2002 Grammy Grammy Awards Best Rock Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group · Rob Hotchkiss
· Jimmy Stafford
· Charlie Colin
· Scott Underwood
2002 Grammy Grammy Awards Record of the Year · Rob Hotchkiss
· Jimmy Stafford
· Charlie Colin
· Scott Underwood


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