Matthew Bair, professionally known as Matthew Koma, is a well-celebrated DJ, songwriter, and producer who started music at an early age and rose to fame in 2010. He is known for being versatile in different genres of music like hip hop, pop rock, EDM and pop. The songwriter featured in songs like Spectrum, Dare You, and Clarity, a Grammy award-winning song.
The producer is currently married to Hillary Duff, an American actress and singer, they got engaged in 2019 and are blessed with two kids, Banks and Mae, and he is also an adopted father to Luca Mike Comrie.
Matthew Koma Was Born In The 1980s
Matthew Koma (35) was born in Seaford, New York, United States of America, on June 2, 1987, to Gerald D. Bair (father) and Rhonda D. Bair (mother). As regards his education, Koma went to Seaford High School from where he graduated.
Thanks to an early influence from his father, he grew a passion for music from a tender age, before starting as a delicate artist and lyricist. The producer rose to prominence at the age of 23 and teamed up with artists like LMFAO, Tinashe, Hardwell, Kelly Clarkson, Showtek, and many other music greats.
He was signed in 2011 by Interscope Records through Jimmy Iovine, and has, since then, produced many hit tracks including Spectrum and the Grammy award-winning song titled Clarity along with Zedd. Matthew Koma also produced his first EP Parachute in 2012, collaborating with Alex Tha Kid, Sam Watters, Louis Biancaniello, and Ari Levine.
Some of his most recognized songs include the following:
- Birthday Dress (2011)
- Cannonball (2013)
- One Night (2013)
- Emotional (2015)
- Kisses Back (2015)
Matthew Koma is Married to Hillary Duff With Two Kids
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Looking at his love life, Koma is a married man who tied the knot with Hillary Duff in 2019. The pair met in 2015 after they worked together on her album, Breathe In. Breath Out. They began dating in 2017 before they later broke up in the same year. Nonetheless, they came back and got engaged in 2019 before getting married later in the year in Los Angeles.
Hillary Duff is also a very famous individual who is known as an actress and a singer. She was born on September 28, 1987, in Houston Texas, alongside her sibling Haylie duff.
She is also known for starring in movies like Cadet Kelly (2002), Cheaper By The Dozen (2003), and the famous Cinderella Story (2004). Hillary also has music albums like Santa Claus Lane (2002) which was her breakthrough album in the music industry and Metamorphosis (2003).
The actress had a previous relationship with former NHL player Mike Comriewhom she was married from 2010 to 2016. The pair has a son, Luca Cruz Comrie who was born in 2012.
Hillary and Matthew Koma are happily married with two kids, Banks Violet Koma and Mae Koma. Banks Koma is the first child of the couple, born in 2018, while Mae Koma was born in 2020. Matthew Koma also adopted Luca, who is the child of Hillary Duff from a previous relationship.
Other interesting facts about the American
1. He started music at the age of 9
Koma was very passionate about music since his childhood days and started music when he was 9 years old. In an interview, the DJ said he played a lot of instruments growing up in Elementary school. He made mentioned instruments like the drums, guitar, and clarinet.
2. Matthew Koma signed his first contract at the age of 16
Matthew signed his first music contract at the age of 16. However, he became prominent in 2010 and as stated, he got signed into Interscope Records by Jimmy Iovine in 2011, which was his breakthrough in the music industry.
3. He was part of the popular group Eve 6
Koma joined the group Eve 6 and was part of the group’s early success. He was known for being the lead guitarist of the rock band. Together with the band, Matthew released songs like Inside Out (2009), Promise (2009), and a host of other songs to their credit.
4. Matthew Koma is not the only member of his family that is into entertainment
The father of Matthew is also a musician, although the father is not a popular artist. The younger Koma paid a courtesy visit to his dad sometime back and posted a photo of them having a discussion about a new song production for his dad. However, the father has albums like Pieces of the Puzzle (1993), We all Fall Down (1998) to his credit.
5. The net worth of Matthew Koma
Matthew Koma has a net worth that is currently estimated to be around $25million, this is a combined net worth for him and his wife. The singer alone has a net worth of around $10 million. His career as a musician and some of the record deals he signed are his major sources of wealth.