Jan. 9th, 1967
Johannesburg, South Africa
Dave Matthews' Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2008 - Lake City
2008 - You Don't Mess With the Zohan
2007 - I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry
2006 - Before the Music Dies
2005 - Because of Winn-Dixie
2003 - Where The Red Fern Grows
Guest TV Roles
Himself - Musical Guest
- Proposed to the same woman (Julia Grey) three different times, each time being told "no"
- In fall of 2004, he participated in the Vote for Change concert tour organized to encourage the defeat of 'George W. Bush' (qv) in the U.S. presidential election.
- His favorite drink: Jack Daniels.
- Came to America at the age of 18 and began working as a bartender in a jazz club in Charlottesville, Virginia. This is where he heard the artists play that later became part of his band.
- On June 19 2007, son, August Oliver Matthews, was born at home.
- He broke two ribs in 1999 after failed grape-catching trick in which he tripped over a guitar case and landed on the arm of a chair.
- Has appeared on VH1 Storytellers with guitarist/friend Tim Reynolds.
- His band has had two Grammy nominated albums: "Under the Table and Dreaming" and "Before these Crowded Streets".