Dave Matthews Biography
Dave Matthews’s full name David John "Dave" Matthews is a great singer and a musician from United States. He has also established himself as an actor. He is popular in the world for being the musician of the Dave Matthews Band. Dave Matthews was from the higher class family born as David John Matthews on 9 January 1967 in Johannesburg, Transvaal, South Africa to John Matthews and Valerie Matthews. He is of an American nationality and white ethnicity.
Dave Matthews is a married man. He is married to his long-term girlfriend Jennifer Ashley whom he dated for long period of times before they held their wedding. They got married on 10th of August, 2000. They also have three children together; two daughters named Grace and Stella, and a son named August.
They are still together and enjoying their marital relationship with no any sign of them getting divorced. Dave Matthews dreamed of music since his childhood days. But it was a 1991, when he first became associated with any musical band and that was in his own band Dave Matthews Band, he formed this band with other musical artist.
He also began his acting career from 1990s. His first major acting role was in Just Say No. He has also played his part in I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry and this movie box office earning was net worth of $186.1 million.Edit
Born in Johannesburg, Transvaal
Dave Matthews was from the higher class family born as David John Matthews in Johannesburg, Transvaal, South Africa to John Matthews and Valerie Matthews. He is an American and is white. He is a tall guy and is also of average weight.Edit
Graduated from St Stithians College
He received his formal education from St Stithians College high school. He was one of the best students of the class; he was not only good at his study but also in singing and playing various musical instruments.Edit
Started working for IMB
After completing his high school education from St Stithians College high school, he was forced to take some military training in South Africa but he left South Africa and came back to USA and began working for IMB.Edit
Began dating Jennifer Ashley
He met Jennifer Ashley a long time ago. The actual date when they first met each other is unknown to the press. Since the starting days, they began interesting with each other and them finally they began dating after few months.Edit
Married to Jennifer Ashley
Dave Matthews is a married man. He is married to Jennifer Ashley, love of his life whom he dated for long period of times. They got married on 10th of August, 2000. They also have three children together. They are still together and there is no any sign of them getting divorced.Edit
Became father of a twin daughter
After being married with his girlfriend in 2000, he soon became father after just a year of married life. They announced at the end of 2000 that they are expecting their first child and in the mid 2001 she gave birth to the twin daughter.Edit
Won ASCAP Film and Television Music Awards
He has been nominated in lots of prestigious awards and he has also won some of them. In 2003, he won his first major award and that is ASCAP Film and Television Music Awards. He won this award for Most Performed Song.Edit
Third child, August Oliver
He also became father of his son in 2007. After being father of a twin little daughter, he became father of a son, August Oliver in 2007. The mother of her son is his love of his life, his sweet wife, Jennifer Ashley.Edit
Supported Barack Obama for President
Besides his singing and acting profession, he is also active in politics and several charitable programs. In 2008, he actively supported Barack Obama for his Presidential election. He also performed several musical concerts for this election.Edit