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Matt Skiba

pramesh Published On Sat Feb 08 2020   Modified On Sat Feb 08 2020
Matt Skiba

Facts of Matt Skiba

Full NameMatthew Thomas Skiba
First NameMatthew
Middle NameThomas
Last NameSkiba
Birth NameMatthew
Birth CityChicago
Birth CountryAmerica
Father NameThomas Skiba
Father ProfessionOral Surgeon
Mother NameJoan Skiba
Mother ProfessionTeaher
Gender IdentityMale
Marital StatusDivorced
EducationColimbia College
Height188 cm
Weight78 kg
Networth$30 k
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Date of BirthFebruary 24,1976
Age44 years


    of Matt Skiba

    What is Matt Skiba marital status ?Divorced
    What is the height of Matt Skiba?188 cm
    What is the weight of Matt Skiba?78 kg

    Who Is Matt Skiba?

    Matt Skiba is musician, singer and songwriter from America. He is known as a lead guitarist and co-lead vocalist of famous bands like Alkaline Trio and is currently affiliated with Blink-182.

    He also has recorded a solo side-projects album Heavens and the Hell. 

    Why Is Matt Skiba Famous?

    Matt is a great musician who has contributed for many popular bands. He has played various concerts and he has won millions of hearts.

    Matt Skiba
    Matt Skiba

    He got more famous after he joined the famous pop-punk band "Blink-182". 

    He has got around 280k followers in his Official Instagram account which shows that he has made a place in the eyes of the core Blink 182 fans as well.

    Matt Skiba's Bio, Early life and Career

    Matt Skiba was born on February 24, 1976 in Chicago, Illinois, U.S and he is currently 43 years old. He was born to Joan and Thomas Skiba. 

    His mother Joan was a 4th and 5th grade teacher at Woods Creek Elementary School at Crystal lake, Illionos and his father Thomas Skiba is an oral Surgeon at Crystal Lake. Additionally, he also has two younger twin sisters.

    Matt Skiba Playing In Blink 182
    Matt Skiba

    He had studied design at  Columbia college which is at Chicago. 

    Matt is a multi-instrumentalist and plays Guitar, Vocals, Piano, Bass, and Drums and usually follows Punk rock, pop rock, emo and alternative rock. Matt is active in the music industry since 1992. 

    He left the college to from band Alkaline Trio with bassist Rob Doran and drummer Glenn Porter.

    They recorded their demo and single "Sundials", while recording"For Your Lungs Only" EP, Doran left the group.

    Then Dan Andriano joined the group and played bass on the EP. They released their full length studio album "Goddamnit" in 1998.

    Matt Skiba In Alkaline Treo's Gig
    Matt Skiba In Alkaline Treo's Gig

    They changed their lineup in 2000 when Mike Felumlee joined as drummer and Porter left. 

    They released "From Here to Infirmary" in spring 2001. Skiba had problems with acid-re-flux because of his diet while recording "Good Morning". The band recorded "Crimson" following a tour and throat surgery of Skiba.

    They released "The Addiction" on their own heart and skull label in Jan 2010 partnership with Epitaph Records. The band did an anthology tour "Past Live Tour" in 2014.

    The same year, after Past Live Tour, Mark Hoppus from Blink 182 announced that Skiba will fill the band and perform two shows at Travis Barker's Musink festival in March 2015 following the departure of Tom DeLonge fron Blink-182. 

    Later, band confirmed that Skiba was now Official member of Blink-182 and will be appearing on thei upcoming albums like "California". He had appeared on bands 8th album "Nine" released on Sept 20, 2019.

    He had began 1st solo tour in 2001 with The Please for Peace Tour with acoustic version of Alkaline Trio with drums and bass.

    He released 1st solo in 2002 with Jevin Seconds and 7 Seconds fame. Skiba contributed the song "Demons Away" for Fat Wreck Chords. 

    He started the band Heavesn with bassist Josiah Steinbrick in 2006 and released Patent Pending on 2006. He performed 5 shows with Chuck Ragan of Hot water music on May 2007. 

    He released solo album "Demos" on August 2010. He again released an EP along with Angels & Airwaves and The Ofsprings drummer Atom Willard in Jan 2012.

    Matt and the Sekret's announced that heir second album "Kutz" is releasing on June 1.

    He confirmed his current work on a solo record and children's punk record featuring with Mark Hoppus. 

    Matt Skiba's Equipment

    He played Gibson Les Paul , Gibson SGs, Fender Stratocasters and Fender Jazz-masters.

    He uses Diezel VH4, Bogner Shiva, Orange Rockerverv, fender Supersonic, Kemper Profiling amps.

    His effects are Line 6 DL-4 Delay, Line 6 DM-4 Distortion Modeler, Line 6 MM-4 Modulation Modeler, Boss DD-3 Delay and Boss OC-3 Super Octave.

    Matt Skiba's Net worth

    43 years old Tattoo enthusiast musician Matt Skiba's estimated net worth is $3 million earned as a professional musician.

    Matt is a vintage car lover and also loves riding bikes. Added that, he likes renovating guitars as well.

    Is Matt Married or Dating someone?

    Matt Skiba was previously married with Monica Parker. Monica is a British Actress famous for her role as Bailey Riggs on movie Defiance.

    Matt with Monica Parker
    Matt with Monica Parker

    The pair started dating in 2002, and after three years of a live-in-together relationship, the pair got married on 7th Aug 2005.

    Matt Skiba And Monica Parker Wedding Photograph
    Matt Skiba And Monica Parker Wedding Photograph

    As per sources Matt filed for their marriage dissolution on 9th February 2009, and the divorce was finalized on June 2009. 

    Reportedly, the pair chose to get a divorce after the marriage started draining them emotionally. As Matt was usually busy touring they weren't able to clear each other's doubt and chose to get a divorce. 

    Matt Skiba And Monica Parker's wedding day photograph
    Matt Skiba And Monica Parker's wedding day photograph

    Currently, he is single and isn't dating anyone.

    Matt Skiba Measurements

    NameMatt Skiba
    DOBFeb 24, 1976
    Age43 years
    Height6 feet 2 inch
    Net worth$3 million
    Zodiac SignPisces

    FAQs On Matt Skiba

    When was Matt Skiba born?

    Matt was borned on Februrary 24, 1976.

    What Is Matt Skiba's Zodiac Sign?

    Matt Skiba's zodiac sign is Pisces.

    What Was Matt Skiba's First Band?

    Matt's first band is Alkaline Trio.

    Matt is Single or Married?

    Matt is currently living single life and not dating anyone.

    Who Relpaced Tom DeLonge In Blink 182?

    Tom DeLonge is replaced by Alkaline Trio's front-man and a reality TV star-Show host Matt Skiba.

    Will Tom DeLonge Ever Return To Blink 182?

    Tom is replaced by Alkaline Trio's Matt Skiba following schedule and disagreements caused due to Tom DeLonge's divided time between Angels and Airwaves, To The Stars Academy, and Blink 182. 

    But the former Blink 182 member has shown interest in re-joining Blink 182 and has no problem with Matt's presence in the band.