Matt was born and raised in New Orleans where he developed a love for music, good food and never passes up an opportunity to have a good time. In 1987 the company his wife Tana was working for was bought and transferred them to Boca Raton Florida. After 6 years of missing the Louisiana food and culture they decided to return and settled in Lafayette in 1993.
After the company Matt was working for was sold in 1999 he began his career in media, working at Communications Corporation and KATC. Matt and his wife have been married for 35 years and have no children. Matt and his wife enjoy fishing, golf, gardening, attending Cajun Baseball games and of course having a good time.