What is Matt Champion Famous for? His Age, Dating, Net Worth

April 18, 2024
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Who is Matt Champion?

Matthew Garrett ‘Matt’ Champion was born on 14 February 1995 under the zodiac sign of Aquarius, in The Woodlands, Texas USA. He’s a 28-year-old rapper, singer and songwriter, probably best recognized for gaining recognition on the music scene as the lead singer and vocalist of the alternative hip-hop collective Brockhampton.

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How rich is he? Matt Champion’s Net Worth

As of early 2024, Matt’s net worth is estimated at over $1 million, earned through his successful involvement in the music industry. His financial accomplishments are attributed to the successful launch of multiple albums and singles as well as collaboration with other music artists, showcasing his success not only as a solo artist but also as a member of Brockhampton. He’s also increased his fortune through other ventures, including acting, directing, and modeling.


Early Life, Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion

Matt spent his early years in The Woodlands, where he was raised in a middle-class family by a single mother, since his father abandoned them shortly after Matt was born. He’s never revealed the names of his parents, but it’s known that his father is a construction worker, while his mother works as a teacher. He once shared a detail about his personal history in one of his songs, disclosing that his mother had experienced the loss of a child through stillbirth before she gave birth to him. Speaking about his siblings, it’s known that he has a sister named Sarah. Matt holds American nationality and belongs to the White Caucasian ethnic group. In terms of religion, he follows the Christian faith.

Educational Background

Looking at his educational background, Matt completed his early education at Tough Elementary School, where he faced bullying which led him to depression and anxiety. He soon developed his love for music which helped him to overcome his struggles, and after entering The Woodlands High School, he started creating his own music. At the time, he crossed paths with Merlyn Wood, JOBA, Kevin Abstract, and Ameer Vann, with whom he would later form a band, initially performing together with his friends in several bars in his hometown. Besides that, he also played football and basketball at high school.

Following his matriculation, he enrolled in the University of Southern California, but eventually quit his studies to pursue a professional career in the music industry.


Career Beginnings

Matt Champion embarked on his musical journey when he became a member of the hip-hop collective AliveSinceForever, which was formed four years earlier by his high school friend Kevin Abstract. The band initially included 30 members, such as manager Jon Nunes, producer Romil Hemnani, and photographer Ashlan Grey. Matt joined them in 2014 before they officially adopted the new moniker Brockhampton. He showcased his amazing music talent with the release of the 2015 single “Bet I”, which was followed by two more singles, entitled “Hero” and “Dirt”. They continued to create new music together, releasing their debut mixtape in 2016 entitled “All-American Trash”.


Rise to Fame

In 2017, Brockhampton released the “Saturation” trilogy, which consisted of three studio albums – “Saturation” in June, “Saturation II” in August, and “Saturation III” in December. The trilogy was a significant part of the group’s early discography and it played a crucial role in establishing their unique sound on the music scene and propelling them into the spotlight. All three albums received acclaim from music critics – some of the most popular singles from the trilogy include “Heat”, “Star”, “Gold”, “Gummy”, and “Sweet”.

The following year, they revealed their upcoming project, “Team Effort”, which was delayed, so they announced their next studio album “Puppy” to take its place, however, the project was abandoned due to their temporary hiatus after Ameer Van’s departue. They returned later that year, when they signed a record deal with Sony’s RCA Records and released their fourth studio album en titled “Iridescence”. It reached the top on both the US Billboard 200 chart and the US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart, becoming their first number-one album.


Continued Success and Disbandment

Brockhampton’s fifth studio album “Ginger” was issued in 2019. It met with generally positive reviews, and debuted at No. 3 on the US Billboard 200. The album featured the single “Sugar”, which reached No. 66 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, and earned the band their first platinum rcertification. During the COVID-19 pandemic, they dropped non-studio singles under the title “Technical Difficulties” on YouTube. They also released a series of singles through their Twitch and Instagram livestreams.

Their subsequent official studio album, “Roadrunner: New Light, New Machine”, came out in 2021. However, in the following year, they announced an indefinite hiatus during their performance at the Coachella festival. Before disbanding, Brockhampton issued two more studio albums, entitled “The Family” and “TM”, both in 2022.

Solo Career

In addition to his career as a member of Brockhampton, Matt is known as a solo performer. He issued his debut solo single, entitled “Die With Me”, on 22 June 2014. It was followed by other tracks, including “El Dorado”, “You’re Too Cool For Me”, and “Fangs”, among others. Moreover, he collaborated with Jon Waltz on the single “Burn” (2014) and Michael Christmas on the single “Salud” (2016). All these efforts eventually resulted in the release of his debut solo album, “Harley”, which came out on 11 March 2017. His most recent solo project came in 2019, when he released the single “Switch”.

Other Projects

Apart from his music career, Matt Champion has tried himself as an actor, director, and model. He’s made appearances in numerous commercials for such high-profile brands as Nike and Adidas. He’s also featured as Clyde in two episodes of the TV mini-series “Helmet Boy”, and as Van Nuys Matt in the short film “Billy Star”, both in 2017. Furthermore, he directed the music video for his 2015 song “El Dorado”, and Brockhampton’s two songs “Man On The Moon” and “New Shows”, both released in 2022.


Appearance and Vital Statistics

Matt has short dark brown hair and dark brown eyes. He stands at a height of 5ft 7ins (1.70m), his weight is around 157lbs (71kgs), however, information about his vital statistics, biceps size, and shoe size isn’t available. Moreover, he’s a huge tattoo lover and has inked the words ‘baby blue’ on his stomach.

Personal Life and Trivia,

Speaking about his dating history, Matt was romantically involved with Instagram model Jade Holman for three years before they broke up in 2016. Following their split, he started dating fashion model Tavia Bonetti in 2018, and they’re still going strongly, with some rumors that the two moved in recently. Their current residence is in Los Angeles, California.

Matt is known for advocating for people with disabilities, and being very dedicated to creating a more inclusive world for them. He learned American Sign Language (ASL) since his father is deaf; this inspired him to collaborate with Google in 2018 to develop an app for deaf people.

Martha Clifford

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