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
- His band has had two Grammy nominated albums: "Under the Table and Dreaming" and "Before these Crowded Streets".
- Most common topics of his songs: women, drugs, live life to fullest, political messages
- On June 19 2007, son, August Oliver Matthews, was born at home.
- Dave's father, John, a non-smoker, died when Dave was 10 years old, of lung cancer.
- 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.
- Started and is the lead singer for the 'Dave Matthews Band' (qv).
- 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.
- Son August Oliver, born 19 June 2007.