On This Day

Dave Matthews

Singer-Songwriter and Guitarist Dave Matthews
Phil Stafford / Shutterstock.com

Full Name: David John Matthews
Profession: Singer-Songwriter and Guitarist

United States of America

Biography: Songwriter, guitarist and lead vocalist of the Grammy Award-winning Dave Matthews Band since 1991, whose concerts have attracted over 20 million fans.

Matthews was born and raised in South Africa, as well as in the United States and England.

In 2001, he became a board member of "Farm Aid", an organization that uses music to raise awareness and provide benefits for agricultural causes.

He is also a winemaker.

Born: January 9, 1967
Birthplace: Johannesburg, Transvaal, South Africa
Age: 55 years old

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Capricorn

Married Life

  • 2000-08-10 American singer-songwriter Dave Matthews (33) weds Jennifer Ashley Harper

Historical Events