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Meet April Rife, Matt Rife Mother! Her Age, Job, Husband

April Rife is the mother of standup comedian Matt Rife. Matt has mentioned his mother on several occasions but here are a few things that you should learn about April. Is she married? What was her job? Does she have any kids?

Read all about it in this article below.

Meet April Rife, Comedian Matt Rife Mother

Comedian April Rife is the son of Ohio native April Rife and her late ex-partner Mike Gutzke. She welcomed her son with her anonymous partner on 10 September 1995. April is over the moon for her son for his recent accomplishments.

When Matt released the Problematic world tour, April shared the promo video on her Facebook. He captioned the post, “Matt is going on a World Tour!!! I’m so proud of my boy and all he has accomplished so far! Check him out in a city near you! #problemattic #livenation.”

A few days later, in June 2023, comedian April took to her Facebook and wrote, “So amazed by him and so very proud! He crashed ticket systems around the world today  Hard work does pay off and dreams do come true!.”

Matt talked about his parents in his interview with Very Good Light. “I had nothing to lose,” he shared. “My mom works in an Amazon warehouse and my stepdad is a car mechanic. We didn’t really have a lot while growing up anyways. So I just really followed my dreams because I really didn’t have any other options.”

Does April Rife Have A Husband?

No, April Rife is no longer married but she was before. Her ex-husband’s name is Joseph Chilton. Born in 1971, Joseph is 52 years old and resides in Columbus, Ohio. He has been working as a technician at Cadillac of Dublin.

April and Joseph shared one half-sister named Taylor Chilton. Born in 2000, Taylor is 23 years old.

Taylor is working as a medical assistant at Banner Health. She is residing in Tucson, Arizona, and she is a native of Howard, Ohio. Taylor is married to Amon Frazier (@amon.frazier.7). The couple celebrated their 2nd wedding anniversary in January 2023. They have been in a relationship since June 2020 and engaged in October 2020.

The married couple shares one daughter Zariah. Zariah turned 2 years old in March 2023. In Taylor’s most recent post, she posted a pic of her and Matt and wrote, “So glad I got to see my brother while he’s in Phoenix! Keep killing it, we are so proud of you.”

Joseph was married before and he has three daughters from a previous marriage. They are Kenzie, Christina, and Katie.

Not long ago, April was dating a man named Jason Sievers. He is 46 years old and residing in Powell, Ohio. But, Jason has shared on his Facebook that he is single now. He attended Westerville – South High School and Columbus State Community College.

Jason worked as a bassist for Breath of Sarin.

As for Matt’s biological father, he died in 1997. To learn all about Matt’s father, click the link here.

April Rife Age

April Rife’s birth year is 1975. He is 47 years old.

Who Are April Rife Parents?

April Rife is the daughter of Steven Rife and Deborah Burton.

Steven was born on 11 October 1954 and died on 28 November 2022 at the age of 68 years old. A native of Columbus, Ohio, he was retired at the time of his passing.

When April’s dad died, she announced his passing on her Facebook. She wrote, “Steven Rife I have a hard time wrapping my mind around the fact that you are really gone. So many times I find myself listening to old voicemails just to hear your voice. I love you forever Dad.”

Besides April, Steven also left behind a daughter named Dawn Rife Hill from Clayton, Georgia, and a son named Jason Rife.

Deborah, April’s mother, is currently based in Athens, Georgia. On Deborah’s birthday in May 2023, April wished her mom, “Happy Birthday to my beautiful momma. I hope you have a great day! I love you.”

She also recently showed support for her grandson via a post that read, “My awesome grandson!! I am sooo proud! Show them how it is done. Love the promo.”

April Rife Job

April Rife was reportedly working as a warehouse worker at Amazon. According to, a warehouse worker in Ohio makes an approximate salary of $15.69 per hour.

Related FAQs

  • Where Is April Rife From?

April Rife is reportedly residing in Cable, Ohio.

  • When Is April Rife Birthday?

April Rife’s birthday is in July.

  • Is April Rife On Instagram And Facebook?

Yes, April can be found on Facebook (@april.rifechilton) and Instagram (@april_rife).

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