Andrew Ross McMahon (born September 3, 1982) is a singer/songwriter. He was the vocalist, pianist and primary lyricist for the bands Something Corporate and main songwriter for Jack’s Mannequin and performs solo both under his own name as well as moniker Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness.
On April 30, 2013, he debuted his first solo work, entitled The Pop Underground, followed by his debut album Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness, released October 14, 2014.
McMahon’s family decided to settle in California shortly before he entered eighth grade. He would later describe himself as “a pudgy, outgoing, artistic little kid who never quite fit into the California scene”. He graduated from Dana Hills High School in 2000.