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Dave Matthews Bio, Age, Net Worth 2022, Salary Wife, Height, Songs,

Dave Matthews Bio, Age, Net Worth 2022, Salary Wife, Height, Songs,

Facts of Dave Matthews

Full Name: Dave Matthews
Birth Date: January 9, 1967
Age: 55 years
Gender: Male
Profession: Singer, Songwriter
Country: South Africa
Horoscope: Capricorn
Height: 6 feet 4 inches (1.93m)
WifeJennifer Ashley Harper
Net Worth$300 million
Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorBrown
Birth PlaceJohannesburg
StatusMarried
NationalityAmerican
EthnicitySouth African
EducationSt. Stithians College
FatherJohn Matthews
MotherValerie Matthews
SiblingsAnne, Jane
KidsStella Busina, Grace Anne, Oliver
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Dave Matthews is an American singer and songwriter. She is mainly famous as the frontman and lead vocalist of the popular band Dave Matthews Band.

Early Life of Dave Matthews

Dave Matthews was born in Johannesburg, South Africa as David John Matthews on January 9, 1967. Currently, his age is 52 years old. He is the third child born to John and Valerie Matthews. Dave holds an American nationality and belongs to the South African ethnic group.

Dave shared his Early Days with Siblings

He also has sisters Anne and Jane as his siblings. His family moved to Yorktown Heights, Westchester County, New York, following his father’s employment at IBM when he was at the age of two. However, they moved back to Johannesburg after Dave’s dad died of lung cancer in 1977.

He graduated from St Stithians College. Then, to avoid being enlisted in South Africa’s compulsory military service, after High School, the family again, left South Africa for New York, in the U.S in 1986.

Is Dave Matthews still Married?

Talking about his relationship status, he is married to Jennifer Ashley Harper in 2000. Moreover, the couple has three kids together (two daughters and a son). The daughters (twins) named Stella Busina and Grace Anne were born on August 15, 2001, and their son August Oliver Matthews arrived in June 2007.

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Caption: Dave Matthews With his Wife(Photo: Pinterest)

As for now, Dave lives with his wife and three kids in Seattle, Washington.

What is Dave Matthews’s Net Worth and Salary?

The estimated net worth of Dave is around $300 million as of 2022. He made this entire earning from his music career. His first official album “Remember Two Things” was released two years later on by the independent label Bama Rags. This album was certified gold by the RIAA after achieving the highest independent entry on College charts and garnered them a contract with RCA.

Likewise, they released their first major-label album “Under the Table and Dreaming” in late 1994 and saw it go platinum four times.

Body Measurement (Height & Weight)

Matthews stands at a height of 6 feet 4 inches, whereas his weight is unknown. Likewise, he has brown hair and dark brown eyes.

Career

  • After returning to the US, he joined his mom in Charlottesville, Virginia.
  • Moreover, in Charlottesville, he did several jobs for survival and he was also part of a local music community at a point.
  • Likewise, he even acted in various local production. Then, it was during his days at a jazz club, working as a bartender that he began dreaming about forming his own band.
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Caption: Dave Matthews With His Team performing on stage(Photo: Pinterest)
  • Dave soon began performing on stage with Tim Reynolds, after the two met through a mutual friend – Nic Cappon. Moreover, after working with Reynold for some time, he was persuaded to record some of his own songs.
  • After this, he was led to Dave’s first professional musical gig at a modern dance performance put together by the Miki Liszt Dance Company.
  • After writing several songs, including Recently, I’ll Back You Up, and The Song That Jane Likes, by 1991, he had fully hatched the idea of starting his own band.
  • Then in early 1991, Matthews went ahead to form the Dave Matthews Band, alongside Peter Griesar (who left in 1993), Carter Beauford, Boyd Tinsley, Stefan Lessard, and LeRoi Moore.
  • The band’s first performance was in 1991 for the Middle East Children’s Alliance. Then, with the help of the band’s manager Coran Capshaw, the band soon moved to the national stage and soon began playing at frat houses and beach clubs around the country.
  • In the year 1994, the band released its first and major-label debut, Under The Table And Dreaming.
  • Then, In 2012, the band released another album, Away from the World.
  • Likewise, his acting debut was in 2003 when he starred in the Disney film Where the Red Fern Grows.
  • In 2005, he starred in Because of Winn-Dixie, alongside Eva Marie Saint and Jeff Daniels.