The UK’s most famous and well-known recording artist, Matty Healy has received a lot of criticism for his behavior and addiction. While he remained the talk of the town due to his drug addiction, his sensual act in concert caused an internet buzz. Soon fans started to wonder; is Matty Healy gay? Well, despite his previous relationships, things got darker for him as he was caught up in different controversies twice in a row. But despite this, his fan following is amazing. Now let’s find out more about Matty Healy and how he managed to gain a huge following and fame.
Born and raised on April 8, 1989 in London, England, Matty Healy is a British-born white man. His birth name is Matthew Timothy Healy. Matty was born into an entertainment industry family. His mother is a soap opera actress Denise Healy, and his father is Tim Healy. Matty also has a brother named Louis. At the age of 4 he started playing drums. He graduated from Wilmslow High School and started jamming with his friends in 2004. The group started out performing punk, a cover of pop music and rock. Soon they started writing their own songs at the age of fifteen.
It didn’t take much time for Matty to become the primary lyricist and did a fantastic job developing their sound. However, in 2012, his parents divorced. Later his mother started dating Lincoln Townley who is her husband. Matty’s brother, Louis, was also influenced by his brother and started a career as a YouTube musician. As for Matty and his friends, they played different songs like ‘The Big Sleep’, ‘Drive Like I Do’ and ‘Me and You Versus Them’. He passed three GCSEs but did not want to go to school as it would hinder his career. But his mother insisted that he enter a music school, but he only stayed there for three months and was expelled.
During his teenage years, Matty joined The 1975 as a drummer. He later stepped in as the band’s lead guitarist and vocalist after the previous one’s departure. Their first EP, “Facedown’s” lead track “The Cit”, debuted on national radio in 2012. It later became a huge success on BBC Radio 1. His second EP, “Sex’s” new song “Chocolate”, was launched in 2013 the same year they released their first album named “Self-titled”. It didn’t take long for his album to become a huge sensation on YouTube. They later went on an international tour of Ireland.
The band performed at UK festivals, including the Royal Albert Hall, as part of their tour. In the same year, the band performed with the Rolling Stones. Their second album, “I Like It When You Sleep, For You Are So Beautiful Yet So Unaware Of It”, became another blockbuster. Soon he released his third album, ‘Music For Cars’. Later in 2016, the band launched a digital music video for their hit song ‘The Sound’. Still, fans are curious if Matty Healy is gay or straight in real life.
Matty Healy’s Dating History!
The charming guy Matty Healy was in a relationship with the model Gemma Janes. However, their long-term relationship ended in 2014. It was a sad time for him as he did not find a way to cope with the changes. Rumors soon surfaced that Matty was dating Taylor Swift. However, they later clarified that they only had a professional relationship. As of now, he is not romantically involved with anyone. But recently he revealed that he longs for someone’s touch and care.
Is Matty Healy gay?
Although he has dated women in the past, his action at his concert in Dubai caused fans to question his sexuality. Many began to wonder whether Matty Healy is gay or not. Well, he kissed his male fan at his concert in Dubai, against Dubai standards. As soon as the pride flag was hoisted in the background, the police took no time to arrest the concert organizer. They also wanted to kick Matty off stage as he kissed one of his male fans. However, Matty revealed that it is not wrong to love a human being, and that what he did was unintentional. He just felt something, and boom. However, Matty has never revealed that he likes men. Hence, his sexuality remains a big question.
Controversy & Rumors
In May 2020, Matty faced backlash for his fiery tweet. In the wave of black lives matter protests following the death of George Floyd, he wrote a sensitive critique. Well, Matty genuinely follows his culture. So his opinions were quite contradictory. He tweeted that if you really believe in the slogan, you should stop facilitating the end of black. Soon after, he was heavily criticized, which got himself into trouble.
Matty Healy has an estimated net worth of around $15 million which he has accumulated through his hard work and creative endeavours. Not only did he earn a huge amount of money, but he also acquired name and fame. His band travels a lot and plays at various events and concerts. Because of his public image, he managed to amass more millions.
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