Matt Pokora, also known as Matthieu Tota, is a famous French singer and songwriter. He is best known for his hit songs “It’s Alright”, “Cette Annee-la,” and “Belinda” When he joined the groups “MC Unity” and “Linkup,” Matt rose to prominence. Matt and Christian welcomed Kenna into the world on April 24, 2021. The net worth of Matt Pokora is estimated to be $8 million by the year 2021.
|Full Name||Matt Pokora|
|Birth Date||September 26, 1985|
|Birth Place||Strasbourg, France|
Matt Pokora Early life
On September 26, 1985, Matt Pokora was born in Strasbourg, France. He is the son of a former professional football player. The parents of Matt separated when he was 13 years of age. He wanted to follow in his father’s footsteps and become a professional footballer. He became more interested in music when he was a child. He completed his school education at a Hohberg based elementary school. College Paul-Emile Victor and Schiltigheim based Lycee Aristide Briand were two of the colleges he attended. He adopted Pokora’s stage because it means “humility” in the Polish language.
Christina Milian and Matt Pokora have been dating for a year and a half. The first time he met her, she was at a restaurant in France. They made the announcement of their first child in the summer of 2019. Matt became a father in January of this year. On December 10, 2020, Matt’s partner, Christina, announced that she is pregnant with their second baby. On April 24, 2021, the couple became parents of a second boy named Kenna.
Matt was associated with a French R&B group called Mic Unity at the start of his career. He was on a reality singing talent show in 2003 called Popstars. He was able to impress the judges and audience at the competition. He became one of the members of the boy band Linkup. The other two members of the band are Lionel and Otis. The boy band came out on top of the girl band at the show’s end.
The first song by the boy band was called “Mon Etoile”. It made it to the top of the charts in France. Their first album, called “Notre Etoile”, was moderately successful. A British boy band named Blue was collaborated with by the band. After the collaboration, they came up with a song called “You & Me Bubblin”. The boy band was dissolved after they failed to create a good sales performance. In 2004, Matt collaborated with Kore and Skalp to build up his solo career.
His debut solo album was called Matt Pokora. He had to change his name because he was sued by a French singer. He renamed his stage name and re-released the album with a different title. The word Pokora is derived from the Sanskrit word Pokora.
His first song under the new stage name was a very successful one. The song made it to the Top 10 hit list in France. Matt’s second album “Player” was released in January of 2006. His third album, MP3, was released on March 24, 2008. The album made international records in several countries, including Mexico, Belgium, and Germany. The album was even certified gold later on. On August 23, 2010, Matt’s fourth studio album, “Mise A Jour,” hit the floor, and on March 20, 2012, his fifth studio album, “A la poursuite du Bonheur,” was released. His eighth studio album titled “Pyramide” was released on April 12, 2019.
By the year 2021, Matt Pokora will have an enormous wealth of around $8 million. He played the lead character of Robin Hood in the French comedy “Robin des Bois”, which was also about music. Being a brand ambassador for different brands has added an amount to Matt.