Matt Sallee is a musician with an incredible bass voice and a very charming personality. He is a member of the group Pentatonix, an acapella music group based in Texas, USA. Matt started singing from a very young age and he had people all around him who really loved music and helped to guide his path towards becoming the very talented musician that he is today.
Here’s more information on his biography, early life and celeb facts about the American musician.
Biography And Profile Of The New Pentatonix Singer
Matt was born on February 11, 1994, in Dallas, Texas, in the United States of America. His name at birth was Matthew Sallee. He grew up in a very loving home of five and his parents’ love for music rubbed off on him and helped shape his music career.
Matt Sallee’s father was the music pastor and like most children who grew up in the household of musically oriented parents, his first exposure to singing was in the church choir. His father took him under his wings and taught him quite a lot about how to read music, identify musical notes and how to sing on a tune and with a steady pitch. Matt’s mother also loved singing and was his music partner in his very early years. Matt has an older brother, Ernest, and also a sister, Tamira. Not much is known about his siblings as he rarely talks about them.
Matt, like most kids, had to get an education to make an alternative future for himself. He got into high school and while there, his love for music never waned. In high school, he learnt a lot about classical music and how to sing this more technical genre of music. At every opportunity that he had, he would sing in musical shows, plays, theatre and even the school choir.
After Matt Sallee completed his high school studies, he desired to get admission into Elon University in North Carolina; Elon has an excellent liberal arts department. His application to Elon was rejected, and though he was disappointed with this development, he picked himself up and never allowed that to dampen his enthusiasm for the liberal arts or to further his education in his chosen field and passion.
Matt’s singing talent has given him the rare opportunity and privilege to be on the same stage with award-winning musicians such as Ms Jill Scott, the lovely Jessie J, and so many others. Matt Sallee shares his musical talent and cover of songs via social media and even before he became really popular, he had close to 150,000 followers who follow his music and enjoy his incredible talent on Instagram.
Celeb Facts About Matt Sallee
1. Joining The Music Group – Pentatonix
Pentatonix, also known as PTX, is a Texas-based acapella singing group famous for making excellent cover versions of Christmas or current pop songs. They formed a YouTube channel to promote their songs and talent, and have over 3.7 billion views and over 16 million subscribers. The group consisted originally of Kevin Olushola, Avi Kaplan, Mitch Grassi, Kirstin Maldonado and Scott Hoying.
Sometime in 2017, Avi Kaplan, a bass singer with the group, decided to leave them to focus more on his family, and the hunt for a new member began.
Subsequently, Matt Sallee was selected to sing with Pentatonix, a group he had always adored as a teenager, and it went quite well. He was officially made a permanent member of the group later that year and featured on their album “A Pentatonix Christmas Deluxe”. Matt performed on tracks such as “Deck The Halls” and “How Great Thou Art”, which featured Jennifer Hudson. Matt is the second bass singer in this very popular group and the other members of the group seem very enthusiastic about the positivity, energy and the new dimension his incredible talent brings to the group.
2. Height & Weight
The handsome singer is currently single or has not made his relationship public yet. He is 5 feet and 9 inches tall and weighs about 83 Kg.
3. Net Worth
His reported net worth is $400,000 but this would increase very soon as his star continues to shoot up.
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Matt Sallee got admitted to the highly esteemed Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. This college is famous for being the largest independent college of contemporary music in the whole world. Here, his raw talent and unique voice saw him perform solos for the college’s Presidential Advisory Committee, and even the college President himself.
Berklee College of Music had an acappella group called “Pitch Slapped” – the best collegiate acappella group in the United States and Matt was able to join the group through his incredible talent. He joined the group in his first year in college and by his senior year, he had become the leader of this very famous acappella group.