He had a crazy life before hitting it big as a the front man of Matchbox 20, but Rob Thomas has been one of the biggest solo acts in the last ten years.
Rob grew up in Florida, with a troubled childhood. He grew up in a tough home, was homeless for a spell, and actually spent 2 months in a county jail for stealing a Camaro!
in 1993, he met up with Brian Yale (Connecticut’s own!) and Paul Doucette, After getting noticed in the Orlando nightclub scene, the three were signed to a contract to Lava Records as Matchbox 20.
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