Matthew Good Married Status, Family, Band & Songs

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Matthew Good Married Status, Family, Band & Songs

Matthew Good is a Canadian musician who rose to prominence in the 90s with his band, Matthew Good Band (MGB). The band’s first album was Last of the Ghetto Astronauts, which was released in 1995. MGB released four albums and disbanded in 2002. 

The next year, Matthew made his solo debut and released the album, Avalanche. His music has been critically and commercially successful, and he has a very loyal fan base in Canada. 

On top of being a talented musician, he is also a blogger/author and political and mental health activist. 

Girlfriend

The singer is dating Hayley Eve Mather, a painter and musician. According to healthyceleb.com, the two started going out since 2018 and that Hayley confirmed it on her Instagram. 

Matthew Good’s Past Relationships & Kids

Matthew was previously married to Jennifer Meischl. The two dated from 1999 and tied the knot after four years of dating on 14th June 2003. Their marriage came to an end after three years in 2006. 

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Following four years of singlehood, the musician married Raeleigh Jane Van Bruegel, a photographer and travel blogger on 15th April 2010.

Together, they welcomed two children: son Thomas Good (born 7th February 2011), and daughter Elizabeth Good (born 21st December 2012). The couple was also parenting Avery Grace (born 6th November 2006), Raeleigh’s daughter from another relationship. 

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Matthew Good's kids (Photo: Matthew Good's Instagram)

Matthew and Raeleigh separated in June of 2017. Raleigh has custody of their children, and he gets to see them three weekends a month, for about 36 hours each time. 

Age & Family

Matthew Frederick Robert Good was born on 29th June 1971 in Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada. His father is named Robert Good. He also has a brother.

Career 

Throughout his career, the Canadian musician has released a total of 15 albums (as of February 2020). He has also released a total of 5 LPs and additional releases. 

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Some of his well-known songs are Prime Time Deliverance (1997), She’s Got A New Disguise (1995), Apparitions (1997), and Strange Days (1999). 

Matthew is set to perform on the Moving Walls Tour 2020 in Canada and the USA until April 2020. 

Facts

  • He has bipolar disorder.

  • Matthew stands at the height of 6 feet (1.83 meters).

  • His grandfather passed away when he was 17.

  • The singer has advocated for equal rights for single dads. He took to Instagram on 27th December 2017 to address the issue. He wrote, “Every parent, no matter their gender, has the right to play a significant role in the lives of their children. And instead of accepting ridiculous “norms,” fathers should push to see that become more of a reality.”

  • Hayley has a daughter named Elsie from a previous marriage.

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