Matty Healy Height, Age, Net Worth

Quick Info Matty Healy :

NameMatthew Timothy Healy
NickNameMatty Healy,Truman Black
Date of BirthApril 8, 1989
Age (2024)35 Years
NationalityUnited Kingdom
Height5ft 10in
ProfessionEnglish singer-songwriter and record producer
Music GroupThe 1975 (Since 2002)
ParentsDenise Welch, Tim Healy
Net Worth12-15 Million USD

Who is Matty Healy ?

Matthew Timothy Healy, born on April 8, 1989, is a multifaceted English artist known for his roles as a singer-songwriter, record producer, and the frontman of the indie art-pop sensation, the 1975. With his distinctive lyricism, musical versatility, and provocative stage persona, Healy has left an indelible mark on the landscape of indie pop music.

Matty Healy
Matty Healy

Raised in the Cheshire village of Alderley Edge after spending his early years in London and Northumberland, Healy’s upbringing was infused with artistic influences, courtesy of his parents, actors Tim Healy and Denise Welch. Despite his family’s connection to the entertainment industry, Healy’s journey into music was a personal calling rather than following in his parents’ footsteps.

Healy’s musical journey began in his teenage years when he formed the 1975 with his schoolmates at Wilmslow High School. Their journey from humble beginnings to international acclaim is a testament to Healy’s passion and dedication to his craft. The band’s distinct sound, characterized by genre-bending experimentation, garnered attention from both fans and critics alike.

Facts about Matty Healy :

  • Matty Healy was born on April 8, 1989, in London, England.
  • His parents are actors Denise Welch and Tim Healy.
  • He has a younger brother named Louis who is also an actor.
  • Grew up in a creative environment with exposure to musicians like Brian Johnson and actors like Ringo Starr.
  • Faced challenges in his childhood due to his parents’ struggles with alcohol and his mother’s depression.
  • Won a black belt in karate by his teens.
Matty Healy
Matty Healy
  • Developed a passion for music at a young age, starting with drums at 5 and guitar later.
  • Formed his first band with schoolmates at 13, initially as a drummer but eventually taking on vocals too.
  • Faced expulsion from his school for starting a fight club.
  • Attended music college briefly but dropped out.
  • Briefly held various jobs like barista and delivery boy while pursuing music.
  • The 1975 went through several names before settling on the current one inspired by Jack Kerouac’s novel.
  • Faced initial rejection from major record labels due to their unique sound.
  • Their band finally got signed by an independent label Dirty Hit in 2012.
  • Gained recognition with their debut album “The 1975” reaching number one on the UK Albums Chart.
  • Their second album “I Like It When You Sleep, for You Are So Beautiful yet So Unaware of It” became a massive success, topping both US and UK charts.
  • The album title holds the record for the longest title at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart.
  • Matty’s stage presence and songwriting earned him praise and recognition as a talented artist.
  • He is a vocal advocate for LGBTQ+ rights and climate change action.
  • Healy has won various awards including Brit Awards and Ivor Novello Awards.

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