Hilary Duff has recently announced she is expecting her fourth child on Tuesday.
The baby will be the actress’ fourth child, while it will be her third with husband Matthew Koma.
The pregnant singer, 36, shared the joyous news through a hilarious Christmas card showing her posing with husband Matthew Koma, their daughters Mae, five, Banks, two, and son Luca, 11, who she shares with ex-husband Mike Comrie.
Showcasing her bump in her pajamas, the star playfully wrote on the card captioned: ‘So much for Silent Nights.’
But who is her husband Matthew Koma? MailOnline takes a look into the life of the Disney star’s partner.
Hilary Duff (pictured in 2021) has recently announced she is expecting her fourth child on Tuesday, the baby will be her third with husband Matthew Koma
The pregnant singer, 36, shared the news via a jokey Christmas card showing herself posing with husband Matthew Koma, their daughters Mae, five, Banks, two, and son Luca, 11, who she shares with ex-husband Mike Comrie (pictured)
But who is the starlet’s husband Matthew Koma? (pictured) MailOnline take a look into the life of Hilary Duff’s husband
Who is Hilary Duff’s husband Matthew Koma?
Matthew Koma is a DJ, songwriter and producer who is married to Lizzie McGuire star, Hilary Duff.
The musician was born, Matthew Bair, in Brooklyn, New York, on June 2, 1987.
He was raised in Seaford Long Island by his father, Gerald D. Blair, who was also a singer and songwriter.
His first ever performance was at the age of four, with his father. He later wrote his first tune at only nine years of age, attributing Bruce Springsteen and Elvis Costello as musical inspirations.
Matthew is part of an indie pop group called Winnetka Bowling League, which also includes his older half brother Kris Mazzarisi.
The group was created in 2018 and was soon signed to major record record label RCA.
Prior to being signed, Matthew would release tunes as a solo musician and was spotted by music industry juggernaut and co-founder of Interscope Records, Jimmy Iovine
He has toured with numerous big names, including Ellie Goulding, Owl City, LMFAO and has even shown off his abilites at some of the biggest festivals in the world – such as Coachella.
Matthew is also a seasoned songwriter in his own right, having penned some hits for other artists.
He had his major break whilst working with DJ Zedd, collaborating on the hit track Clarity and Spectrum.
Although the pair bagged a Grammy award for Clarity in 2012, their relationship went awry in 2019 after Matthew hit out at Zedd branding him as ‘self-serving’ and ‘toxic’ on social media.
Zedd is not the only famous face the songwriter has worked with, as Matthew boasts collaborations with Shania Twain, Demi Lovato, Britney Spears, Kelly Clarkson, Tiësto and more.
Matthew is a famous musician in his own right, having collaborated with the likes of Zedd, Shania Twain, Britney Spears, Kelly Clarkson and more (pictured in 2019)
He has been writing songs since the age of nine, and was signed to RCA alongside his indie pop group Winnetka Bowling League, which also featured his brother (seen in 2019)
Who has Matthew Koma dated?
The Call Me Maybe singer told E! News that she met Koma in 2012 while recording her song The Kiss.
Hilary Duff is not the only songstress the DJ has dated, as he previously was in a relationship with Carly Rae Jepsen from 2012 until 2015.
The Call Me Maybe singer first set eyes on Matthew whilst creating her single The Kiss in 2012.
In 2013, she told E! News: ‘Believe it or not we’re, like, super professional when we get into the studio together.’
She also divulged that the pair would make time for each other weekly despite their hectic schedules.
The lovebirds managed to keep their blossoming relationship largely out of the spotlight until they called it quits in 2015.
Prior to his relationship with the Lizzie McQuire star, the songwriter was in a three year relationship with Call Me Maybe singer, Carly Rae Jepson (pictured in 2020)
When did Hilary Duff and Matthew Koma get married?
Hilary and Matthew were first acquainted in 2015 when the starlet brought in the producer to work on her fifth album.
During this period, Hilary was split from her former hockey playing husband, Mike Comrie.
Hilary and Matthew debuted their romance on a red carpet in 2017, however the pair wer on and off again for a few years after.
In 2021, she told People: ‘We knew we just had to be together because we tried a bunch of times to be apart, and that didn’t work out for either one of us. And then the third time was the charm.’
After deciding to settle down with one another, the lovebird welcomed their first daughter- Banks Violet Blair – together on October 25, 2018
Two years later, the couple welcomed another daughter named Mae James Blair via an at home water birth on March 24, 2021.
The Cinderella Story actress has one son, Luca, 11, from her marriage with Mike Comrie.
Hilary has been candid about the quick friendship that formed between Matthew and her eldest son.
Hilary and Matthew first met whilst working on the starlet’s fifth studio album. The pair had an on-and-off again relationship for the several years that followed (pictured in 2019)
The pair eventually settled down and later welcomed their first daughter, Banks Violet Blair, on October 25, 2018
Two years later the lovebirds had their second daughter, Mae James Blair, via an at home water birth on March 24, 2021
The actress was previously wed to Mike Comrie, 43, from 2010-2016 and the pair share son Luca, 11 (pictured 2013)
She told People: ‘Matt was going trick-or-treating with us, so we showed up to Matt’s house and he was dressed as a full-blown Donatello Ninja Turtle and Luca was like, “You’re gonna be my best friend.”’
Matthew also shared: ‘He’s such a great kid, and he’s so sensitive that it was really easy to connect with him.’
The lovebirds decided to make it official and get married on December 21, 2019 at their Los Angeles home.
An insider described the festive wedding to People as ‘small and low-key’ with ‘only family and close friends’ in attendance.
They added: ‘The ceremony started at sunset and they got married inside the house.
‘When the ceremony was over, guests cheered. The reception was in a white tent in the backyard.’
Hilary shared that Matthew and her son, Luca (pictured 2019) developed a close friendship quickly
Matthew eventually proposed to the Cinderella Story actress, after the birth of their first daughter, in May 2019
The lovebirds made it official in a festive and private ceremony at their LA home on December 21, 2019 (pictured)