Who is Matty Healy? (Singer) Net Worth, Height, Age, & More

Matty Healy
Full NameMatthew Timothy Healy
BirthplaceHendon, London, England
BirthdayApril 8, 1989
Zodiac SignAries
Relationship StatusSingle as of June 2023
Height5 feet 9 inches (175cm)
Weight154lbs (70kg)
Net Worth$15 million


Matty Healy, a talented English singer-songwriter, born on 8 April 1989. He is the lead singer and lyricist of the popular pop rock band called the 1975. People love his songs because he writes them really well. He’s also known for his unique and thought-provoking performances, which some people call performance art. He was born in London and mostly grew up in a village called Alderley Edge in Cheshire.

When Matthew was young, he lived on a farm in Hedley on the Hill, Northumberland. Then, his family moved to Alderley Edge in Cheshire when he was nine. Matthew’s parents loved music, especially Soul and Motown. He had the chance to meet many musicians through his father.


Matthew’s parents, Tim Healy and Denise Welch, were famous actors with Irish roots. Even though he grew up in an acting family, Matthew didn’t want to become an actor himself. However, he did have small roles in some of his parents’ TV shows like Coronation Street, Byker Grove, and Waterloo Road.

His parents loved music and introduced him to Soul and Motown. His dad even hung out with famous musicians like Brian Johnson from AC/DC, Rick Wakeman from Yes, Mark Knopfler from Dire Straits, and Jeff Lynne from Electric Light Orchestra. Brian Johnson became Matthew’s godfather!

Surprising Facts

As a teenager, Matty appears in a few episodes of Waterloo Road as an unnamed extra.

He inspired the rat character Roddy in the film Flushed Away (2006).

He has synesthesia, a phenomenon where one sense comes through as another. When he writes a song, colors emerge.

During the pandemic, he started training a puppy named Mayhem. Prior to that, he had a dog named Alan.

The singer had problems with drugs in the past. He wrote the song Chocolate as a way to talk about his use of marijuana.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *