If you remember The Matty Johns Show, then you must be familiar with its host. Matthew Johns, who is an Australian rugby league commentator, is a former professional player too. He played his club football mostly with the Newcastle Knights. After his retirement in 2002, he began his career in showbiz working for the Nine Network and Sony Music Entertainment.
Until December 2018, he passionately served as the co-host on the Triple M Sydney breakfast show, The Grill Team alongside Mark Geyer. Meanwhile, he is also working for Fox Sports in NRL coverage.
But who is Matthew Johns wife? Let’s find out while exploring Johns’ bio, including his age, height, family, net worth, wife, sons, and other wiki facts.
|Birth Name||Matthew Johns|
|Birthday||July 27, 1971|
|Height||5 feet 9 inches|
|Parents||Gary Johns and Gayle|
|Children||Sons: Cooper Johns and Jack Johns|
|Net worth||$3 million|
Matthew Johns Wife and Sons
He is married to his wife, Trish Johns. Nothing much is in the records about his married life, but the couple is all over each other on social media pages. On January 6, 2018, his wife, Trish uploaded their wedding photo to mark their 22nd marriage anniversary.
Together with his wife, Matthew is the father of his two children. The couple has two sons namely, Cooper Johns and Jack Johns. His both sons are grown up now.
Matthew has seen the dark days in his personal life after the 2002 NZ Tour sex investigation. Following a sexual assault allegation from a 19 years old girl, police investigated the incident. Nevertheless, they did not lay any charges. On the other hand, the alleged victim stated that Matthew and another player had sex with her with her consent. However, he admitted to taking part but mentioned it was consensual.
As for now, Matthew and his wife are still together. Despite all the sexual allegations, his wife has never left her husband’s side. This is why he has been able to fight every obstacle of his love life.
Matthew Johns Net Worth
Matthew began his professional career, playing for the Newcastle Knights in 1991. Later, he was in the Australian squad that won the 1995 Rugby League World Cup. Another highlight of his career was the Australian Rugby League grand final victory in 1997 over the Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles. Due to Salary cap problems, he departed from the Knights at the end of 2000. Following that, he joined Wigan Warriors in their 2001 Super League Grand Final.
In 1999, he started his entertainment career after appearing as Reg Reagan in a low-budget movie, In Search of the Holy Grail. He also appeared in Footy Legends in 2006. In 2007, he was featured as ‘Jack,’ the 1980s coach of the Newtown Jets, in The Final Winter. In 2002, he became a regular on The Footy Show. He has also recorded a song called “Am I Ever Gonna See the Biff Again?”
At the end of 2009, he turned down a $600,000-a-year contract with Channel 9. In 2010, he signed with opponent network Channel 7 and propelled a new family-friendly, NRL/entertainment show. In 2012, he joined Fox Sports (Australia) as part of their rugby league coverage. Later, he started hosting his show “Monday Night with Matty Johns.” Besides, he joined Triple M Sydney’s breakfast show ‘The Grill Team’ in March 2011 and worked there until 7 December 2018.
His net worth dwells around $3 million.
Matthew Johns Bio – Wiki: Age, Height, Parents, Siblings
Matthew Johns was born in 1971 in Cessnock, New South Wales, Australia to his parents – Gary Johns and his wife, Gayle. His father was a coal miner and rugby player. He is close to his younger brother, Andrew Johns. He celebrates his birthday on July 27 that makes his current age 47.
Matthew has a decent height of 5 feet 9 inches.