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Matthew West

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Birthday
25, 1977
Birthplace
Downers Grove, IL
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
25, 1977 (age 41)
Birthplace
Downers Grove, IL

About

Christian musician and actor known for such hit songs as "More," "You Are Everything," "The Motions," and "Forgiveness."

Before Fame

He was an avid baseball player in high school, but his hopes for a college baseball scholarship never came to fruition. He instead received a four-year music scholarship to Illinois' Millikin University.

Trivia

He appeared in the well-received Christian film The Heart of Christmas in 2011.

Family Life

He married Emily West in 2003. Together they have two daughters.

Associated With

He wrote songs for artists like Billy Ray Cyrus before becoming an independent musician himself.