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Meet Matthew Lyons, Carla Hall Husband! Is He White?

Matthew Lyons is the husband of celebrity chef Carla Hall. He has been featured on his wife’s socials multiple times on Carla’s socials. What is his ethnicity? Where does he work?

You can find all the answers below.

Meet Matthew Lyons, Carla Hall Husband

Carla Hall is married to her husband Matthew Lyons. The chef met her husband Matthew Lyons when she was 42 years old and likely would’ve never met if it wasn’t for technology.

“We actually met on Match.com,” Carla tells Yahoo Lifestyle. “I was 42 and single. My mother would call me every Saturday, saying, ‘Carla, are you going out? Are you going to church? Are you doing anything, Are you going to the grocery store? What are you doing outside? What are you doing?'”

Carla wasn’t dating at the time but her friend convinced her to sign up on Match.com. “When he found me, it was the first day that I actually had gone onto Match.com,” she says.

After exchanging messages on the website, the couple first met when they went on their first date. After getting divorced, Lyons had been utilizing the site to meet women. He was already aware that Hall was the right choice.

Matthew said, “I remember as soon as I saw her, my immediate thought was, ‘I’m done.” When he extended his hand across the table, Hall didn’t yank it back. It moved swiftly after that.

“He kissed me,” Carla exclaimed. “I don’t know how long it had been since I’d been kissed.” Without receiving a formal proposal, the couple was married early in February of the following year. Over a month before their official wedding, an unplanned ceremony was held in the justice of the peace’s home.

“It’s like we have two dates,” Matthew added. “Feb. 12, but our wedding date is April 29.”

Furthermore, in April 2022, Carla posted on her socials to celebrate their 16th wedding anniversary. She wrote, “Happy 16th Anniversary to this incredible man, friend, and husband. The time has flown by, and I look forward to 16 more and beyond!.”

On Father’s Day 201, Carla wished her husband Father’s Day via an IG post. She wrote, “Happy Father’s Day to THIS GUY! @matthewdlyons, like the card, says “This father thing…You’re killing it!” Happy Father’s Day to ALL the dads (biological, deceased, step, stand-ins, wannabes, or however you show up).”

Matthew Lyons Age

Reportedly born in July 1966, Matthew Lyons celebrated his 56th birthday in 2022.

Is Matthew Lyons White?

No, Matthew Lyons is of mixed ethnicity. His father Norman Lyons, who Matt calls his “mentor, wry humor advisor, and simply a beautiful human being”, is of Hispanic/Black heritage. Whereas, his mother Judith Eve (Busby) Johnson was white. His mom, born on 31 May 1995, passed away on 27 May 1997.

Matthew Lyons Job

By trade, Matthew Lyons is a lawyer for the FDA. He served the organization from July 2015-May 2018. In the organization, Matthew worked as Branch Chief/Supervisory Regulatory Counsel.

Moreover, Matthew also worked at House Energy and Commerce Committee Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee, Clark & Weinstock, Rep. Earl Hilliard (D-AL), Biotechnology Industry Organization, Pfizer Inc, Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, Food and Drug Administration Center for Tobacco Products, and Food and Drug Administration.

Per his website, he is a “yoga and meditation guide” out of D.C. He has reportedly always loved all forms of art, but his start teaching in 2016 was reportedly prompted by his yoga trip a few years ago.

However, Matthew had wanted to be an architect. He went off to college ready to design. Later, he turned to literature and eventually law. After graduating from undergrad and during and after law school, he worked nearly 26 years in the political and government relations arena, with a short stint working on non-branded marketing in New York.

He writes on his website, “I suspect the reason for saying that is because for almost three decades I cannot say that the work I did was a source of joy or fulfillment. Little did I know that teaching yoga and meditation would become the realization of what has heart and meaning.”

Matthew’s Yoga journey started over nine years before and a friend invited him to a Bikram Yoga class. He said, “I am not fond of heat nor humidity, to put it mildly, but I accepted the challenge.” Then the passion to teach stuck with him in 2016. He competed in a 200-hour RYT Vinyasa Yoga teacher training and a 100-hour Yin Yoga teacher training in May and June of 2017, respectively.

Matthew is received training and certifications in restorative yoga and Yoga Nidrā. He started teaching in the summer of 2017.

How Much Is Matthew Lyons Net Worth?

Matthew Lyons’s estimated net worth is above $3 million.

Matthew Lyons Height

While the bald head and glasses are his distinct features, Matthew Lyons stands tall above 6 feet 2 inches.

Related FAQs

  • Where Is Matthew Lyons From?

Matthew Lyons has been calling Washington, D.C. his home for 30 years. He was a happy-go-lucky kid from the Midwest.

  • Is Matthew Lyons On Instagram?

Yes, Matthew Lyons is on Instagram (@matthewdlyons), Twitter (@mynameisnotmatt), and Facebook (@matthewdlyons).

  • Where Did Matthew Lyons Recieve His Education?

Matthew Lyons earned his JD in 2007 at George Washington University Law School. He holds BA in English Language, Literature, and Letters from Western Michigan University in 1991. Matt also holds an AA degree in communications and media studies from Kalamazoo Valley (Mich.) Community College.

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