Matthieu Tota, simply known as Matt Pokora is a famous French R&B singer and songwriter. He is best recognized for his hit songs “It’s Alright”, “Cette annee-la” and “Belinda”. Matt rose to prominence when he joined the groups “MC Unity” and “Linkup”. Matt and Christian Milian, his partner, recently welcomed Kenna, their second baby, on April 24, 2023. Matt Pokora’s net worth is approximately $8 million as of 2023.
|Full Name||Matt Pokora|
|Your Birth Date||September 26, 1985|
|Birth Place||Strasbourg, France|
Matt Pokora, a Frenchman, was born in Strasbourg on the 26th September 1985. Andre Tota, his father is a former professional footballer. Matt’s parents separated by divorce when was 13 years of age. He had always wanted to be like his father and a professional footballer. He became more interested in music as he grew old.
He has a Hohberg-based elementary school as his school education. He later attended two colleges: Mundolsheim-based College Paul-Emile Victor in Hohberg and Schiltigheim-based Lycee Aristide Briand in Schiltigheim. He adopted the stage name, Pokora, as it means “humility” in the polish language.
Matt Pokora Net Worth & Career in Music
Matt, at the beginning of his career, was associated with a French R&B group called Mic Unity. In 2003, he was invited to participate in Popstars’ reality singing talent show. He impressed judges and the audience at the contest.
Soon, he was selected as one of the members of the boy band “Linkup”. The other two members of the band are Lionel, and Otis. The finale of the show saw the victory of the boy band over Diadems, the girl band.
The boy band rocked the stage with their first song “Mon Etoile”. It was a hit and reached the top of French charts. They released their first album titled “Notre Etoile”, which was moderately successful. Blue, a British boy-band, later joined the band. After the collaboration, they come with a song titled “You & Me Bubblin”. The boy band disbanded following a poor performance in sales.
Matt went on to build up his solo career in 2004 by collaborating with producers, Kore & Skalp. His debut solo album, Matt Pokora, was released. After being sued by Matt Houston, he had his name changed. Therefore, he renamed his stage name and re-released the album with the title “M. Pokora”.
His first song under the new stage name was “Showbiz (The Battle)”, which became very successful. The song was a Top 10 France hit song. Matt paced his career graph after releasing the second album titled “Player” in January 2006. His third album, MP3, was released on March 24, 2008. It was a huge success, setting international records in Finland and Mexico, Belgium, Germany, and even Germany. Later, the album received Gold certification.
Matt’s fourth studio album “Mise A Jour” hit the floor on August 23, 2010, and the fifth album “A la poursuite du bonheur” was released on March 20, 2012. His last and eighth studio album titled “Pyramide” was released on April 12, 2019.
Matt Pokora’s Wife- Christina Milian
Since 2017, Matt Pokora is dating Christina Milian, an American singer. He first met her at a French restaurant. They were married for two years and had their first child in July 2019. Matt became a dad to Isaiah in January. Christina, Matt’s partner, announced that she was expecting a second child with him on December 10, 2020. They became the parents of Kenna, a second boy, on April 24, 2023.
Matt Pokora Net Worth
Matt Pokora is a multi-millionaire who has amassed around $8 million in wealth by 2023. Besides music, he has also acted in the French music comedy “Robin des Bois”, where he portrayed the lead character of Robin Hood. Matt is also a brand ambassador for different brands.