M Ward

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Birthday
4, 1973
Birthplace
Ventura, CA
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
4, 1973 (age 46)
Birthplace
Ventura, CA

About

Born Matthew Stephen Ward, he is an Americana and folk musician known for his albums Transistor Radio, Post-War, Hold Time, and A Wasteland Champion. He also formed the folk duo She & Him with Zooey Deschanel.

Before Fame

He first began playing with the band Rodriguez in the mid-1990s. He recorded his first solo album in 1999.

Trivia

He first met Zooey Deschanel on the set of The Go-Getter, where their work on a duet for the movie led to future collaborations.

Family Life

While he grew up in Ventura, his music career is based out of Portland, OR, where he moved after college.

Associated With

He's performed with Conor Oberst as a member of Monsters of Folk.