Matt Cameron
Matt Cameron
Celebrated Name: Matt Cameron
Real Name/Full Name: Matt Cameron
Gender: Male
Age: 61 years old
Birth Date: November 28, 1962
Birth Place: San Diego, California, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 5 ft 10 inches
Weight: 80 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): April Acevez
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (Josie Cameron, Ray Cameron)
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is Matt Cameron Gay?: No
Profession: Musician, Songwriter, Drummer, Singer
Salary: NA
Net Worth in 2024: $80 Million
Last Updated: July 2024

Matthew David Cameron, professionally known as Matt Cameron, is an accomplished American musician. He is widely known for his contribution as a drummer for Pearl Jam. He started with the Seattle, Skin Yard, and Bam Bam, and gained recognition as the drummer for Soundgarden.

In his eleven years of association with Soundgarden (1986-1997), he has appeared on every studio album of the group. After the break-up of the band in 1997, he joined Pearl Jam in 1998 and became a permanent member of the band group. On April 7, 2012, as a member of Pearl Jam, Cameron got inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

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Early Life & Biography

Matt Cameron was born and brought up in San Diego, California. When he was a child, he started playing the drums from an early age. He, along with his school friends, played in a cover band titled “Kiss”. At that time, he was only thirteen. Cameron went to Bonita Vista High School. In 1978, Cameron sang the song titled “Puberty Love”, that was shown in the film, Attack of the Killer Tomatoes. Cameron has one elder sibling named Pete.

Personal Life

Cameron got married to April Aceves. The couple has given birth to two children as Ray (son) and Josie (daughter). In addition to his interest in music, Cameron has been a passionate runner. 

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on November 28, 1962, Matt Cameron is 61 years old as of today’s date 11th July 2024. His height is 5 ft 10 inches tall, and his weight is 80 kg.


In 1983, he moved to Seattle, Washington, and got a job at a Kinko’s. He’s got his first professional break with Bam Bam as a drummer. In 1985, Cameron joined the Skin Yard band and stayed for a year. During this time, he contributed two songs, one of them being a “Reptile” song.

By September 1986, Cameron joined the Soundgarden band replacing drummer named Scott Sundquist.

Being a member of Soundgarden, Cameron has written/co-written the below-mentioned songs for this band:

“He Didn’t.”

“Jesus Christ Pose”

“Room a Thousand Years Wide”

“Drawing Flies”

“New Damage”

“Birth Ritual”

“Exit Stonehenge”


“Limo Wreck”

“Fresh Tendrils”

“Jerry Garcia’s Finger”



“A Splice of Space Jam

“By Crooked Steps”

“Eyelid’s Mouth” (King Animal)

The album earned its first key award nomination, a Grammy Award, in the year 1990. In 1989, the band launched its first album for a label, “Louder Than Love.”

In 1998, Cameron got an opportunity to join Pearl Jam as a drummer as the existing drummer of the band; Jack left the group due to the health issues.

Matt Cameron joined Pearl Jam, and wrote/co-wrote the following songs for this band:


“Save You”


“You Are”

“Get Right”

“In the Moonlight”


“The Fixer”

“Johnny Guitar”

“Dance of the Clairvoyants”

“Take the Long Way”

Awards & Achievements

Cameron has been one the longest-serving drummer of the Soundgarden (1986-1997). In 1998, Cameron joined Pearl Jam as a drummer and recorded a hit cover “Last Kiss.” It was released on the 1998’s fan club “Christmas single.” Due to public demand, the cover got released as a single in 1999. “Last Kiss” peaked at No. 2 on the Billboard charts. It became the highest-charting single of the band. In 2000, the Pearl Jam band released the sixth studio album, as Binaural, and received critical acclaim.

In 2000 and 2001, the band released seventy-two live albums and made a record for most of the albums in the Billboard 200. “Grievance” received a Grammy nomination for Best Hard Rock Performance. This album brought remarkable commercial success, instant popularity, and media attention to the Pearl Jam band. Badmotorfinger got a Grammy Award nomination for Best Metal Performance in 1992. The next album of the band ‘Superunknown’ (1994) debut at No.1 position on the Billboard 200. This album comprised various successful singles that included “Black Hole Sun” and “Spoonman.”

Net Worth & Salary of Matt Cameron in 2024

Matt Cameron Net Worth
Matt Cameron Net Worth

The net worth of Matt Cameron is calculated to be $80 Million as of July 2024. He has acquired a major part of his net worth from his long-term association with the rock band Soundgarden and Pearl Jam as a drummer. With these bands, Cameron has given several popular musical creations that include “Last Kiss,” “Grievance,” ‘Superunknown’ and more.

Cameron was also invited to become a part of the promotion of the Pearl Jam band in 1998. He was a permanent member of the band and earned good money from the sale of every hit song. In addition to these two music albums, Cameron also collaborated with a few other music artists that include Queens of the Stone Age, Our Lady Peace, The Smashing Pumpkins, The Prodigy, and Peter Frampton. 

Matt Cameron is one of the successful American musicians who has given several hit music albums and singles during his long term with Soundgarden and Pearl Jam. The fame and admiration that he received during his career helped him establish as a successful drummer in the American film industry.


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