Matthew Healy

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Full Name Matthew Healy
Age 31 Years Old
Nick Name Matthew Healy
Gender Male
Famous As Singer and Songwriter
Birth Date April 08, 1989
Birth Place London

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The lead vocalist, guitarist, and pianist of the rock band "The 1975" is named for Matthew Healy. He is also nicknamed as Black Matty and Matty Healy. One of the unique facts of Matthew is that, he closed his eyes while giving a live concert. He has been playing with his present bandmates ever since he was 13 years old and has provided vocals to several successful tracks such as Love It If We Made It, TooTimeTooTimeTooTime, Sincerity Is Scary, It"s Not Living (If It"s Not with You), Give Yourself a Try, Loving Someone, and many more. In 2017, the band won the "Best Live Band" at the "NME" Awards and "Best British Group" at the "Brit Awards". Matthew has a huge social media fan base with more than 1 million followers on Instagram and more than 1 million followers on Twitter. Scroll down to get more information regarding his full biography, net worth, songs, albums, birthday, wiki, girlfriend, tours, and many more. 

Famous For

  • Being a famous singer. 
  • For his single "The Sound" (2016). 
  • Being the lead singer of the English pop-rock band "The 1975".

The 1975 Band

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Early Life of Matthew Healy

On 8th April 1989, Matthew Healy was born with the birth name/real name of Matthew Timothy Healy. His birthplace/hometown is in London, the UK. His nationality is English and he belongs to White Caucasian ethnicity. His race is White. He was born to his parents; Tim Healty (father), a TV actor, and Denise Welch (mother), an actress. When he was young, his parents lived a fast life with lots of socializing amongst actors and musicians. He started playing the drums with his father at the age of four and developed a liking for music. His parents separated in 2012 and his mother started dating Lincoln Townley, who she eventually married. He also has a sibling; a brother named Louis Healy. His brother was inspired by him and is presently performing music on YouTube. His birth sign/horoscope is Aries and his religion is unknown. In an interview, he said that believing in a God is fair enough but he is not religious or does not follow any particular religion. As per his education, he attended Wilmslow High School and later went to attend Music College. At his college time, he developed a cocaine/drugs problem that took him a long time to handle. As of 2020, he celebrated his 31st birthday. 

Career of Matthew Healy

  • Matthew Healy along with Ross MacDonald, Adam Hann, and George Daniel began by playing punk-rock and pop covers before they started writing their own music at the age of about 15 in 2004.
  • They performed under the names of "Me and You Versus Them", "Drive Like I Do", "TALKHOUSE!" and "The Big Sleep" till they settled for the name "The 1975", under their manager Jamie Oborne.
  • Firstly, he played the drums for "The 1975" and then he took on the role of lead singer and guitarist after their lead singer left the band to form his own group. 
  • Their first EP, "Facedown", was released in 2012 and was aired on national radio, with the lead single, "The City", becoming a hit on BBC Radio 1. 
  • Their second EP, "Sex", was released in the same year followed by the single "Chocolate" that reached number 19 on the UK Singles Chart.
  • In the year 2013, they released their self-titled debut album that reached number one on the UK Albums Chart.
  • He and his bandmates made an international tour of Ireland and the USA to popularise the album during the same period.
  • Later, the band was invited to play with the "Rolling Stones" in Hyde Park in July 2013 where they performed on stage at the 2013 Reading and Leeds Festival.
  • Their second and third albums "I Like It When You Sleep, For You Are So Beautiful Yet So Unaware Of It" and "Music for Cars" followed with renewed success.
  • In the year 2016, the band came out with their hit single "The Sound" that was released as a music video in digital format.  

Awards and Achievements of Matthew Healy

Matthew Healy, the lead singer of The 1975

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In the year 2016, the album "I Like It When You Sleep, For You Are So Beautiful Yet So Unaware" won "The Best Album" at the UK"s annual music "Q" Awards. His band also won the "Radio 1 Live Lounge Performance of the Year" award from BBC for their number "What Makes You Beautiful" in 2016. In 2017, the band won the "Best Live Band" at the "NME" Awards and "Best British Group" at the "Brit Awards".

Personal Life of Matthew Healy

Talking about the marital status of  Matthew Healy, he is an unmarried person. He was in a relationship with a model named Gemma Jones. The couple, however, broke up in 2014. Matthew was romantically involved with Gabriella Brooks in the past as well. As of now, he is assumed to be single as there are no rumors about his dating in the present. He seems to be focusing on his career rather than spending his valuable time in making a girlfriend. His sexual orientation is straight and he is not gay. He also has a dog named "Allen". 

Net Worth of Matthew Healy

Matthew Healy is a very famous singer and with his career as a singer, he has accumulated a huge amount of money. The net worth of this famous singer is believed to have $5 Million as of 2020. His exact salary is unknown but there is no doubt in the mind of his followers that he is earning a cool amount of money from his present work. His major source of earning is from his singing career and he is satisfied with his earnings. He has not done endorsement work for any brand yet.

Body Measurements of Matthew Healy

Matthew Healy is a very handsome person with a charming smile attracting a lot of people towards him. He has got a tall height of five feet eleven inches or 1.8 m. His balanced weight consists of 70 Kg or 154 lbs. His biceps size is 12.5 in and his body measurements include 42-33-34 in (chest-waist-hip). His shoe size is 11 UK. His hair color and eye color, both is black. He has also inked a tattoo on his chest. His body build is slim. His hairstyle is curly. Overall, he has got a healthy body.