Dave Matthews

Rock Singer

Birthday January 9, 1967

Birth Sign Capricorn

Birthplace Johannesburg, South Africa

Age 57 years old

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Singer and guitar player for the Dave Matthews Band who won a Grammy Award for the song "So Much To Say." He has written singles like "Where Are You Going?" and "Some Devil." His eclectic jam band has inspired a generation of rock bands who utilize acoustic guitars and loosely liberal lyrics.

Before Fame

He left South Africa to avoid military conscription in alignment with his Quaker faith. He worked at IBM and had a bartending job at Miller's Bar while he was living in Charlottesville, Virginia.


He played the character Ian Maxtone Jones in the 2011 Adam Sandler comedy Just Go with It.

Family Life

He married Jennifer Ashley Harper on August 10, 2000 and they had three children together.

Associated With

His mother took him to see Pete Seeger perform when he was young.


Dave Matthews Highlights
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