Matt Cameron Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Matt Cameron Quick Info
Height 6 ft 1 in
Weight 72 kg
Date of Birth November 28, 1962
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Spouse April Acevez

Matt Cameron is an American musician and songwriter who is known for having been the drummer for bands such as Soundgarden and Pearl Jam. In addition to that, he has also been a part of many other groups and projects including Temple of the Dog, Hater, Wellwater Conspiracy, Bam Bam, and Skin Yard.

Born Name

Matthew David Cameron

Nick Name

Matt, Foo Cameron, Ted Dameron

Matt Cameron pictured during a show with Soundgarden at the DAR Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C. on January 18, 2013
Matt Cameron pictured during a show with Soundgarden at the DAR Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C. on January 18, 2013 (Matthew Straubmuller / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Sun Sign

Sagittarius

Born Place

San Diego, California, United States

Residence

Seattle, King County, Washington, United States

Nationality

American

Education

Matt Cameron studied at Bonita Vista High School located in the city of Chula Vista, California.

Occupation

Musician, Songwriter

Genre

Alternative Metal, Grunge, Alternative Rock, Heavy Metal, Hard Rock

Instruments

Drums, Vocals, Synthesizer, Mellotron, Guitar

Labels

Monkeywrench Records, Cruz Records, Sub Pop, SST Records, A&M Records, C/Z Records, Third Gear, Epic Records, Time Bomb Recordings, TVT Records, Megaforce Records, J Records

Matt Cameron performing with Pearl Jam in Prague in July 2018
Matt Cameron performing with Pearl Jam in Prague in July 2018 (Lugnuts / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0)

Build

Slim

Height

6 ft 1 in or 185.5 cm

Weight

72 kg or 158.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Matt Cameron has dated –

  1. April Acevez – He has been married to April Acevez and the duo parents 2 children – son Ray and daughter Josie.

Race / Ethnicity

White

Matt Cameron is of English and Scottish descent.

Hair Color

Salt and Pepper

Eye Color

Blue

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Lean physique
  • Deep-set eyes

Brand Endorsements

He has done endorsement work for Yamaha Drums and Hardware, Zildjian Cymbals, Vic Firth Drumsticks, and Remo Drumheads.

Matt Cameron as seen while performing with Pearl Jam in 2009
Matt Cameron as seen while performing with Pearl Jam in 2009 (Craig Carper / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Matt Cameron Facts

  1. He spent his childhood years growing up in San Diego, California.
  2. Matt Cameron has credited Tony Williams, Keith Moon, Steve Gadd, Stewart Copeland, Bill Bruford, and Kiss as his musical influences.
  3. His fellow Soundgarden bandmates included Chris Cornell, Kim Thayil, Ben Shepherd, Hiro Yamamoto, Scott Sundquist, and Jason Everman.
  4. With Soundgarden, Matt Cameron has been a part of several musical projects which include Louder Than LoveSuperunknownDown on the Upside, Ultramega OK, and King Animal.
  5. He was a member of the rock supergroup Temple of the Dog along with Chris Cornell, Jeff Ament, Stone Gossard, Mike McCready, and Eddie Vedder. The band was formed as a tribute to Chris Cornell’s friend, the late Andrew Wood, lead singer of the bands Malfunkshun and Mother Love Bone.
  6. He won the 1991 Northwest Area Music Award in the “Best Musician – Drums” category and also won the same award the following year for “Best Drums”.
  7. On April 7, 2017, Matt Cameron was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of Pearl Jam.
  8. He is an avid runner.
  9. Regarding Matt Cameron’s musical finesse, Pearl Jam vocalist Eddie Vedder once said, “Matt Cameron writes songs and we run to find step stools in order to reach his level, … what comes naturally to him leaves us with our heads cocked like the confused dogs that we are, … eventually getting it. Did we mention he’s the greatest drummer on the planet?”.

Featured Image by Matthew Straubmuller / Flickr / CC BY 2.0

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