Matisyahu is an American singer whose birth name is Matthew Paul Miller. He has also acted in films, and he is known for his blind faith in Judaism. Some of his best known movies are The Possession, Awake Zion and A Buddy Store, which were some of the greatest hits of that era.
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Biography and Early Life
The birthplace of Matisyahu is West Chester, Pennsylvania. His family relocated to White Plains, New York, when he was a child. He belongs to a very conservative Jewish family where his parents started to teach him everything about Judaism. By the age of being a teenager, he began to find all these conservative Jewish ideas very much wrong and began to protest against his traditional upbringing.
To show up for a strong protest, he started to take drugs and alcohol and dropped out of school. In an interview, he revealed that he used to take medicines that helped him to hallucinate, and he loves to think of himself as a hippie. At this time, he started to follow the rock band Phish and got interested in music.
After getting out of the rehabilitation center, he started to work on his music seriously and spent hours making his songs perfect. In an interview, he revealed the rehabilitation program helped him to gain his faith in Judaism, and he started to pray regularly. He even got himself a prayer book and shawl. At the same time, he began to attend religious events wearing Jewish Head Cover and Undergarments.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Matisyahu in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, Matisyahu’s age is 42 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 30 June 1979. Though, he is 6′ 3″ in feet and inches and 193 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 154 lbs in Pound and 70kg in Kilograms.
Matisyahu started his schooling at Hebrew School; later, he began attending white plains senior High School. But due to drug and alcohol problems, he had to drop out and left studies midway. In 1995 Matisyahu went to Israel, where he attended Alexander Muss High School for two months.
Due to his ongoing drug addiction, he again dropped out and got admitted to a rehabilitation center in New York. He earned his High School graduation degree from a wilderness program in Oregon.
After graduating from high school, Matisyahu mastered in the New School, New York, a famous university for liberal performing art. It is not revealed if he actually graduated from there or not. He never told anything about his higher studies.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
Matisyahu dated Tahlia Silverman, who was the New York University a film student. Demat in an interview for a documentary. They got married in 2004. The couple welcomed their first son Laivy in 2005. Together the couple has one more daughter and son. The name of the second son is Shalom, and the daughter is Menachem Mendel. They divorced in 2012
In 2014 Matisyahu welcomed a third-second daughter from his ex-girlfriend Toma Danley. Matisyahu and Toma made each other in 1997 when he was in a rehabilitation program for his drug addiction. The name of the first, second daughter is Saha Lillian, who was bonded with real heart disease. She had open-heart surgery in 2015 and 2017. It was reported that she has recovered totally and is currently living a healthy life.
Matisyahu got engaged for the second time in 2019 to Talia Dressler. The couple got married in a wedding ceremony with limited guests in May 2019. It was revealed that the couple had welcomed their daughter Esti River in 2020 March.
Is Matisyahu Gay?
Matisyahu has been married for 12 years. After being divorced, he again married Talia. He has also dated a few other women. He is currently in a happy marriage relationship. He is also the father of five children. Matisyahu has never been heard of getting linked with any men ever. These facts prove him to be straight.
Matisyahu started to perform using the name MC Truth. His first album, “Shake Off The Dust..Arise,” was released in 2004. In 2006 he released his next album, which was widely praised. In the same year, he acted in the movie ‘Sting.’ In 2007, he worked in the critically acclaimed film “Unsettled.”
Matisyahu’s song one day is considered his most famous song till now. In 2009 he released his next album ‘Light’, ‘Spark Seeker(2012), ‘Akeda'(2014), ‘Undercurrent’ (2017).His other movies are ‘A Buddy Story'(2010) and ‘The Possession'(2012).
In 2006 he won the ‘Most Lovable Oddball Award’ by Esquire Magazine. In 2007 he won the Grand Jury Prize for his documentary film Unsettled. His song ‘One Day’ was used by Olympic games authority as background music.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Matisyahu in 2021
As of 2021, it has been revealed that Matisyahu has an estimated worth of around $8 million, which he has earned through his successful musical career. He has also acted in two films which have been very successful too. He makes a huge sum of money as royalty of his music albums which have been sold million times.
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
In 2015 his music tour got canceled in Spain because he denied promoting political ideology, which he doesn’t believe.
Matisyahu is a talented rapper who successfully mixed conservative Jewish ideas with rock music. He has fans from all over the world. He is an inspiration to any rapper in this generation who wants to walk on his path.
Facts of Matthew Paul Miller
- Gender Male
- full nameMatthew Paul Miller
- birthplaceWest Chester, Pennsylvania, U.S
- Date of Birth June 30, 1979
- Age 44 years 7 months
- Horoscope Cancer
- Lucky Number 8
- Lucky Stone Moonstone
- Lucky Color Silver
- Best Match for Marriage Taurus, Pisces, Scorpio
- net worth$8 million
- professionSinger, rapper, activist, actor
- weightIn Kilograms – 70 Kg, In Pounds – 154 lbs
- heightIn Centimetres – 193 cm, In Feet and Inches – 6′ 3″
- hair colorGrey
- eye colorBrown
- high schoolHebrew School, White plains senior High School, Alexander Muss High School