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Who Is Shay Mitchell’s Boyfriend Matte Babel? Are They Expecting Second Baby?

Matte Babel

Matte Babel is a Canadian TV show host. He is best known as a producer in Chillin Island, next teen star host in Degrassi: The Next Generation, and self-host in Canada Sings. Also, he is limelight because of expecting a second baby.

He has around 139k followers in his Instagram account with username @mattebabel.

Who Is Matte Babel? Where Is He From?

Matte Babel was born on 13 October 1980 in Toronto, Canada, with his real name as Matt Alexandros Babel. He weighs 80kg and stands tall at 6ft 2 inches.

His sun sign is Libra, and he currently resides in the West Side, Los Angeles, California, United States. 

He studied at Milton District High School and graduated from Wilfrid Laurier University with a Double Honours in Sociology and Communications and Minors in Business and Geography.

He used to play varsity basketball and football. Moreover, he had a brief football career in his third year of University, playing as a Wilfrid Golden Hawks football team member.

Who Are Matte Babel’s Parents?

His parents’ details are not available, but it is known that he belongs to the Christian religion. He has a mixed ethnic background of African descent.

As per some reports, his father is a businessman, and his mother is a housewife. He has shared various pictures with his grandmother on his social media.

When Did Matte Babel & Shay Mitchell Start Dating?

Matte Babel started dating actress Shay Mitchell in 2017. Their relationship was confirmed by a source stating that they had been together for a few months and were serious and having fun together.

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His girlfriend, Mitchell, had shared that they had been friends for almost nine years along with Drake and all the Toronto crew.

They first met each other through a mutual friend in late 2016 and initially tried to keep their relationship a secret.

Are Matte Babel And Shay Mitchell Still Together?

The couple is parents to their daughter, Atlas, born in 2019 and is still going on strong. But the couple is not rushed to get married, and when asked about it, Mitchell had answered that she was not in a hurry to get married.

She said that she loved that she could walk out without the need for lawyers and that they both liked it this way.

She also explained that they have planned to have more kids when the time comes. Mitchell had also talked about how Matte was on the same page as her.

She further shared that she had no time for mommy-shamers and encouraged everyone to do better things instead of listening to them.

Expecting Second Baby? Who Are Their Kids?

Matte and Shay are already a parent to a two-year-old daughter named Atlas.

They welcomed their first child in 2019 after Shay suffered a miscarriage in 2018. She announced the birth of their daughter, Atlas, in an Instagram post where she shared a picture of her holding her daughter’s tiny hand and wrote, “Never letting go.”

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The couple shared that they were expecting a second child in an emotional Instagram post on 7 February 2022, where Mitchell detailed how difficult it is for her to celebrate her baby on the way while mourning the loss of her grandmother, who died last week.

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She shared a topless photo on Instagram showing off her baby bump and wrote that saying goodbye to a loved one while simultaneously experiencing the joy of welcoming another was the most challenging.

What is Matte Babel’s Net Worth?

Matte Babel has approximately an estimated net worth of $4-5 million USD.

When Did Matte Babel Start His Career?

Matte Babel started his career after graduation in the Canadian cable channel as the host of Much On Demand for 4 years, where he had a chance to interview popular celebrities like Tom Cruise, Mariah Carey, Pink, Justin Timberlake, Usher, Jay-Z, 50 Cents, and more.

He worked at a CP24 show named CP24 Breakfast as a reporter and co-hosted FuseNews. He has worked in shows like Canada Sings, Canadian Music Week, North by Northeast Music Festival, The Urban Music Association of Canada, and more.

Matte has worked as a brand executive since 2018 for the management company Dreaw Crew. He has been nominated for the Gemini Awards as one of the top five hottest TV personalities.

He was also named one of the Top 30 Most Eligible Bachelors in Toronto.