|Real Name/Full Name||David John Matthews|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||David Matthews|
|Birth Place:||Johannesburg, South Africa|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||9 January 1967|
|Age/How Old:||56 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres – 189 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 2″
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 70 Kg
In Pounds – 154 lbs
|Parents Name:||Father –John Matthews
Mother – Val Matthews
|Siblings:||Jane, Peter, and Anne Matthews|
|School:||Damelin College High School|
|College:||St. Stithians College|
|Wife/Spouse Name:||Jennifer Ashley Harper|
|Kids/Children Name:||Grace, Stella, August Matthews|
|Net Worth:||$320 million|
|Last Updated:||March 2023|
Best known as the lead singer of the Dave Matthews Band, Dave Matthews is a multi-talented individual. He is a singer, guitarist, and songwriter. He has released many albums and singles and has been active in his career for almost three decades. Dave Matthews is also an actor and has done acting roles. He has collaborated with many popular artists and sold millions of copies across the world.
Well, how well do you know about Dave Matthews? If not much, here is what we know about Dave Matthews to date.
Biography and Early Life
David John Matthews was born on January 9, 1967, in Johannesburg, South Africa. His parents are Val and John Matthews. He also has three other siblings. When he was only two years old, his family moved to Westchester County, New York. Following this, the family relocated to Cambridge, England, and then returned to New York. His father was a physician and died in 1977. Later his family moved back to Johannesburg.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Dave Matthews in 2023 and what is his height and weight? Well, Dave Matthews’s age is 56 years old as of today’s date 19th March 2023 having been born on 9 January 1967. Though, he is 6′ 2″ in feet and inches and 189 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 154 lbs in Pound and 70kg in Kilograms.
Dave Mathews attended the Damelin College High School. In there, he was charged with conscription into the South African military. He has also been to the St. Stithians College. He also worked briefly for IBM in 1986. Following this, he moved to Charlottesville, Virginia, and became a member of a local music community. Matthews started playing the guitar when he was only 9 years old. Soon he got an opportunity to perform at the Miki Liszt Dance Company.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
In 2000, Dave Matthews got married to Jennifer Ashley Harper. The couple married after dating each other for a long time. They are the parents of twin daughters Grace Anne and Stella Busina. They also have a son named August Oliver. He currently lives with his family in Seattle. Mathews serves on the board of directors of Farm Aid and is an agnostic.
Is Dave Matthews Gay?
Dave Matthews has been successfully married to his wife for over two decades. He has been fully dedicated to his partner and we have not heard any extra relationship regarding him. We can say that he is straight and not bisexual or gay. He is a responsible father and is active in multiple fields.
In 1991, Dave Matthews came up with the idea of forming Dave Matthews Band the members of the band LeRoi Moore, Stefan Lessard, Carter Beauford, and Peter Grieser. It had its first show in March 1991. In 1994, the band released their debut album ‘Under the Table and Dreaming’. It was highly successful and was a multi-platinum album. This was followed by releasing ‘Crash’ in 1996. Following this, the band came up with ‘Before These Crowded Streets’. ‘Everyday’ was released in 2001. David Matthews Band released ‘Busted Stuff’ in 2002.
Their most recent album ‘Come Tomorrow’ was released in June 2018. They have also released many live albums including ‘Remember Two Things, ‘Listener Supported’, ‘The Central Park Concert’, and ‘The Gorge’. David Matthews Band is best known for the singles ‘What Would You Say”, “Satellite”, “Don’t Drink the Water”, “I Did It”, and “The Space Between”. David Matthews has also played on the song “The Needle and the Damage Done” by Neil Young. He has collaborated with many other artists and has come up with own singles and albums.
In 1997, his band won the Grammy for Best Rock Performance by a Group or Duo. He has also won the Grammy for Best Male Rock Vocal Performance in 2004. Additionally, he is the winner of three ASCAP Film and Television Music Awards. As a member of the Dave Matthews Band, he has received many awards and nominations. The band is the winner of four VH1 Music Awards and has received six nominations for the MTV Video Music Awards.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Dave Matthews in 2023
As of 2023, Dave Matthews’ approximate net worth is $320 million. He is a multi-talented person and he made this net worth by being a member of the Dave Matthews Band. His band has sold more than 33 million copies in the United States has released a number of singles and albums. Globally, the band has sold more than 50 million albums.
In 1999, he bought land more than 10 acres in Virginia. He is an award-winning artist and has also released solo singles and albums. As an actor, Dave Matthews has appeared in many films and television shows including ‘You Don’t Mess with the Zohan, ‘Lake City’, ‘HOuse’, ‘The Other Side’, and ‘I Now Pronounce you Chuck and Larry’.
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
- Dave Matthews Band is known for unique concerts
- September 27, 1994, was announced as David Matthews Band Day
- His band has its own charity and caravan
- His band emptied human waste on a bridge
As an award-winning singer, Dave Matthews has given a lot to the world in the form of music. He is also a philanthropist and has got many fans across the world. David Matthews Band has released many platinum-certified albums. He continues to be active in his profession and is also an actor. We can see a lot from him in the coming days.