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Full Name Cerys Matthews
Profession Rock Singer
Date of Birth April 11 , 1969
Current Age 54 years
Place of Birth Cardiff
Birth Country United Kingdom
Birth Sign Aries
Dead or Alive Alive ( 54 years old)

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Cerys Matthews is one of the famous Rock Singer, who was born on the memorable day of April 11 in the year 1969. Hailing from the vibrant city of Wales, Cerys Matthews is a proud citizen of United Kingdom.

Welsh singer for the band Catatonia, she wrote the songs “You’ve Got a Lot to Answer For” and “Mulder and Scully.” She’s also and author and has worked as a radio DJ on BBC 6.

Over the years, not only have skills been honed, but a significant impact has also been made in the professional field. Whether it's through work, public appearances, or contributions to the community, Cerys Matthews continues to be an inspiration for many.

Personal Information

Details about Cerys Matthews
Popular As: Cerys Matthews
First Name: Cerys
Last Name: Matthews
Gender: Female
Birthday: April 11
Birth Year: 1969
Age: 54-years
Education: Ysgol Bro Gwaun; St Michael's School, Llanelli


She learned to speak four languages as a child: English, Welsh, Spanish, and French. She took up guitar at the age of nine and joined Catatonia in 1992.

She had two #1 albums in the U.K.: International Velvet in 1998 and Equally Cursed and Blessed in 1999.


She married her first husband, Seth Riddle, in 2003. She then married her second husband, Steven Abbott, in 2011, and she has three kids. She and Tom Jones sang an award-winning cover of “Baby, It’s Cold Outside” in 1999.

Cerys Matthews Timeline

The award had been resurrected and presented for the first time since 1936.
She was a founding member of Welsh rock band Catatonia and a leading figure in the "Cool Cymru" movement of the late 1990s.
Catatonia were formed in 1992, after Matthews met Mark Roberts.
Matthews later collaborated with Jones to record a version of Frank Loesser's "Baby, It's Cold Outside" on Jones's 1999 album Reload.
Matthews joined the Pet Shop Boys on the Pyramid Stage at Glastonbury in June 2000, performing a duet of their hit "What Have I Done to Deserve This?".
After Catatonia's rise to fame with their second album International Velvet, and subsequent success with Equally Cursed and Blessed, the band returned in 2001 with their fourth studio album Paper Scissors Stone.