Matthew Healy is a British musician who is the lead vocalist, guitarist, and pianist of the rock band “The 1975“. He has been playing with his present bandmates since he was 13 years old. He met fellow band members Ross MacDonald, Adam Hann, and George Daniel in high school. They began to play music together in 2002, beginning with punk-rock and pop covers before beginning to write their own music.
Matthew has provided vocals to several successful tracks such as Love It If We Made It, TooTimeTooTimeTooTime, Sincerity Is Scary, It”s Not Living (If It”s Not with You), Give Yourself a Try, Loving Someone, and more. In 2017, the band won “Best Live Band” at the “NME” Awards and “Best British Group” at the “Brit Awards”. He is nicknamed as Black Matty and Matty Healy.
What is Matthew Healy Famous For?
- Matthew Healy is the lead singer of the English pop-rock band “The 1975”.
- Matthew is known for being part of the band’s popular hits which include “Sex,” “Chocolate” and “Somebody Else.”
Who are Matthew Healy’s Parents?
Matthew Healy was born on April 8, 1989, in London, UK. His full name is Matthew Timothy Healy. He holds British nationality and belongs to the White Caucasian ethnicity. He was born to his father, Tim Healy who is a TV actor, and his mother, Denise Welch who is an actress. When he was young, his parents lived a fast life with lots of socializing among actors and musicians. His parents separated in 2012 and his mother started dating Lincoln Townley, who she eventually married. He has a sibling; a brother named Louis Healy with whom he spent his early childhood. His brother is performing music on YouTube.
Matthew started playing the drums with his father at the age of four and developed a liking for music. His present age is 33 celebrating his birthday in 2022. Aries is his zodiac sign. In an interview, he said that believing in a God is fair enough but he is not religious or does not follow any particular religion.
Healy attended Wilmslow High School. Then, he went to attend Music College. During his college time, he developed a cocaine/drug problem that took him a long time to handle.
How was the Career of Matthew Healy?
- Matthew Healy with Ross MacDonald, Adam Hann, and George Daniel initially started playing punk-rock and pop covers. Then, they started writing their own music in 2004. They performed under the names “Me and You Versus Them”, “Drive Like I Do”, “TALKHOUSE!” and “The Big Sleep” till they settled for the name “The 1975”, under their manager Jamie Oborne.
- For the band “The 1975”, Matthew played the drums. Later, he took on the role of lead singer and guitarist after their lead singer left the band to form his own group.
- The band’s first EP, “Facedown”, was released in 2012 and was aired on national radio, with the lead single, “The City”, becoming a hit on BBC Radio 1. Their second EP, “Sex”, was released in the same year followed by the single “Chocolate” which reached number 19 on the UK Singles Chart. In 2013, they released their self-titled debut album that reached number one on the UK Albums Chart.
- Matthew along with his bandmates made an international tour of Ireland and the USA to popularise the album during the same period. Next, the band was invited to play with the “Rolling Stones” in Hyde Park in July 2013 where they performed on stage at the 2013 Reading and Leeds Festival.
- Their second album “I Like It When You Sleep, For You Are So Beautiful Yet So Unaware Of It” and their third album “Music for Cars” gained huge success. In 2016, the band came out with their hit single “The Sound” which was released as a music video in digital format. The band then released the fourth single “Somebody Else” on 15 February on Beats 1 before the album’s release. “A Change of Heart” premiered on Radio 1 on 22 February, four days prior to the album’s release.
- On 31 May 2018, the band released the single “Give Yourself a Try”.
- “A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships” was released on 30 November 2018. On 24 July 2019, the opening song of Notes on a Conditional Form, titled “The 1975”, was released. The next single, “Me & You Together Song”, was released on 16 January 2020.
- On 3 April, the band released “Jesus Christ 2005 God Bless America”. The band’s fourth album, “Notes on a Conditional Form”, was released on 22 May 2020.
- In late June 2022, the first single “Part of the Band” from their fifth album Being Funny in a Foreign Language was teased. On 14 October 2022, the album was released. On 1 October 2022 the band appeared on BBC Two’s Later… with Jools Holland.
Who is Matthew Healy’s Girlfriend?
Matthew Healy is currently single after his split with his ex-girlfriend, FKA Twigs whose real name is Tahliah Debrett Barnett. FKA Twigs is an English singer, songwriter, dancer, record producer, director, and actress. Since February 2020, he has been romantically involved with FKA Twigs. FKA twigs have been spotted going for dinner with Brazilian choreographer Juliano Nunes at Matsuhisa restaurant in Beverly Hills on Saturday night. Today, Matty Healy is living a single life. His sexual orientation is straight and he is not gay.
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Matthew Healy was in a relationship with Gemma Jones previously. Gemma Jones is a model by profession. The couple broke up in 2014. He was also romantically involved with Gabriella Brooks.
How much is Matthew Healy’s Net Worth?
Matthew Healy is a talented singer, lead vocalist, pianist as well as a guitarist. He has accumulated a net worth of $15 million as of 2022. He is making an annual salary of around $1 million at present. His main source of wealth comes from the music industry and he is living a lavish lifestyle at present. He is satisfied with his earnings.
How tall is Matthew Healy?
Matthew Healy is a handsome singer standing tall at the perfect height of 5 feet 11 inches or 1.8 m. His body weight consists of 70 Kg or 154 lbs. He said that whenever he starts gaining weight, he gets on the treadmill. His biceps size is 12.5 in and his body measurements are 42-33-34 in (chest-waist-hip). He wears a shoe size of 11 UK. His hair color and eye color, both is black. He has also inked a tattoo on his chest. His body build is slim and he has curly hair.
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