A self-proclaimed “water baby nature kid”, Matthew Grinstead-Mayle is one of the contestants on Survivor 44 on CBS, which premiered on 1 March 2023. Matthew says he feels like he has all these skills that will help him survive in the game of Survivor. Also, he has been the game’s super fan since day one ad had been actively trying to get on the show for the past four years.
More about his Survivor 44 related truths and personal/professional life let us tell in this writing called ‘Matthew Grinstead-Mayle Bio’.
Matthew Grinstead-Mayle On Survivor 44
Matthew Grinstead-Mayle decided to go on Survivor 44 to see if he really has got all the goods to make it to the end. He said he loves to challenge himself.
Growing up, Matthew’s mom worked for the YMCA. So he was literally outdoors every day at summer camp, running, playing in fields playing in the trees, climbing trees, swimming, and making fires. What he will be tasked to do in the competition, he said, he did it as a kid. So, during his interview for Survivor, he explained that these life experiences have prepared him for most for the game.
Matthew’s fate on the show is not already known. However, he was still in the game after Episode 1. Unfortunately, he dislocated his shoulder in the premiere, after fellow castaway Brandon suffered heat exhaustion and dehydration and Bruce met with a nasty accident.
How Old Is Matthew Grinstead-Mayle?
Matthew Grinstead-Mayle was born in 1979. So, he turned 43 years old in 2022.
Matthew Grinstead-Mayle Family
“That’s our son David Mayle! Team Matthew Grinstead-Mayle SO PROUD “, Matthew’s proud mother wrote next to her Facebook post about Matthew on the Survivor poster.
So, yes. Matthew’s mother, Helen Mayle, and father David Mayle are really proud of him. The former turned 74 in April 2022 and the latter turned 76 in March of that year.
Matthew in his family also has a brother called Michael “Mike” Mayle. He turned 50 years old in April 2022. Another sibling is Jennifer “Jen” Mayle-Dear and she turned 46 in August 2022. Apparently, she is the one Matthew mentioned during PARADE’s interview when he was asked “What’s the best advice you received before coming out to play?”. He said the best advice he received before he came out to play was from his sister. She told him to remember that all the hard times that come to him are only temporary.
Matthew Grinstead-Mayle Spouse
Matthew Grinstead-Mayle’s spouse is Dale Grinstead-Mayle. He is on IG @gayadventuredads, and he and Matthew are openly gay. They love to go around as “gay dads” also.
“Damn! 40 looks good on you! 😍😍 So does that watch!!” Matthew wrote about his spouse on 14 September 2022.
Matthew and Dale have been married since 20 August 2011 and together for more than 16 years.
The couple, AKA family adventure seekers, have a young son named Jasper Otis Grinstead-Mayle. He was born on 14 June 2018 and on that day, Dale had announced their son’s arrival on Facebook writing “As of 5:20 am MTN, we are dads! Jasper Otis Grinstead-Mayle. 7lbs 6oz. I wish we could be with you son! We are on our way!”
What Does Matthew Grinstead-Mayle Do For A Living?
At the time of this writing, Matthew Grinstead-Mayle had been co-managing the family business Goodfellow’s Tonsorial Parlor, a barbershop in Ohio. He has been working on the site since October 2016. Since January 2016, he has also been working part-time as a server supervisor at The Pearl, Cameron Mitchell’s Restaurant.
Matthew completed his training in massage therapy at Columbus State Community College in January 2022. That same time around, he also completed personal trainer certification from the National Academy of Sports Medicine.
When Matthew was asked, “How will the money help you and your family?” during the Survivor interview, he said he and his spouse did not come up with it. So, in case he wins the show’s title and the hefty cash prize he will want to change things for his son, (give him) a little more opportunities in life.
Matthew shared that he and his partner are trying to grow their business. he said that is a big thing for them because it is something that they started from the ground up. From what he said, Matthew recently bought the building that they operate in, and now they are expanding to a second shop with plans for a third.
Matthew Grinstead-Mayle Height
Physically strong Matthew with tattoo-covered big muscles stands above 5’10” in height.
Where Is Matthew Grinstead-Mayle From?
Matthew Grinstead-Mayle originally hails from Pickerington, Ohio. As of 2023 though, he had been calling
Columbus, Ohio his home.
Is Matthew Grinstead-Mayle On Instagram?
Yes. Matthew could be found on Instagram @mattgrinsteadmayle with 72 posts and 2,472 followers. As of 5 March 2023, he also entertained 1,078 followers on Twitter @MMayle614. Besides, he seemed active on TikTok @matthewgrinsteadmayle as well as Facebook.
When Is Matthew Grinstead-Mayle Birthday?
Matthew Grinstead-Mayle’s birthday is on May 30th and that makes him a Gemini.