The following celebrities have been identified as friends and fans of
the Dave Matthews Band:
Pete Sampras (tennis star)
Andy Roddick (tennis star)
Alexis Bledel (actress, "Gilmore Girls")
Dany Heatley (professional hockey player)
Bill Maher (comedian, TV host)
Eric Chenowith (NBA player)
Ben Stiller (actor)
Christine Taylor (actress)
Paul Walker (actor, 2Fast 2Furious)
Sarah Hughes (ice skater)
Barry Zito (major league pitcher)
Cheryl Haworth (Olympic medalist)
Dirk Nowitzki (NBA star)
John Rollins (PGA golfer)
Joey Harrington (NFL quarterback)
Michelle Kwan (ice skater)
Jennifer Capriati (tennis star)
Frankie Muniz ("Malcolm in the Middle")
Doug Flutie (NFL quarterback)
Dan Catullo (CEO, Coming Home Studios, movie studio)
Halsey Minor (CEO, Founder, CNET.com)
You also asked about celebrities involved in charities or
organizations with Dave Matthews. Matthews is involved with several
animal rights organizations: First Strike, Fur Free Holidays, Halt Hog
Factories. Here are some other celebrity members of those
First Strike :
Mary Tyler Moore
Vanessa Semrow (Miss Teen USA 2002)
Fur Free Holidays:
Berk Breathed (cartoonist)
Halt Hog Factories:
Bea Arthur (actress)
Ed Begley, Jr.
James Cromwell (actor)
Alexandra Paul (actress)
Human Society of the U.S., Stars for Animals
sources for the main list above:
newsgroup thread: "Pete Sampras & DAVE MATTHEWS !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! "
newsgroup thread: " DMB mentioned in new SI"
newsgroup thread: "Is it me..or is Bill Maher like Dave Matthews' biggest fan?"
agirlsworld.com: "ALEXIS BLEDEL"
newsgroup thread "DMB mention on JIM ROME show "
newsgroup thread: "pointless DMB mention "
San Diego Chargers: Doug Flutie
Additionally, many of the celebrities on the first list were
identified as Dave Matthews fans in articles that I read through a
magazine database available via my local public library:
People Weekly, Nov 24, 2003, p152, Celebrity couples reveal their special song
Teen People, May 1, 2003, Paul Walker, Interview
Teen People, Nov 1, 2002, p126, Sarah Hughes
People Weekly July 29, 2002, Say hello to the A's ace pitcher, Barry Zito.
Teen People, April 1, 2001, p174, Cheryl Haworth
Sports Illustrated for Kids, June 1, 2003, p23, Out of Nowhere:
Forward Dirk Nowitzki of the Dallas Mavericks
Sports Illustrated, May 12, 2003, pG4, Jazzed Up!
Sports Illustrated, Nov 11, 2002, p44, Detroit's Darling: Rookie Joey Harrington
Sports Illustrated for Kids, Feb 1, 2002, p29, Michelle Kwan
Sports Illustrated Women, p58, Dec 1, 2001, "The Hard Return" (Jennifer Capriati)
Entertainment Weekly, Dec 22, 2000, p48, Frankie Muniz
Fortune, Sept 27, 1999, America's Forty Richest Under Forty
"fan of dave matthews"
"fan of the dave matthews"
"a dave matthews fan"
"a dave matthews band fan"
listens " dave matthews band"
"favorite cd", "dave matthews"
google groups, alt.music.dave-matthews, "dmb mentioned"
Thanks to my colleagues voila-ga and omnivorous-ga for their
assistance and advice on this question.
I hope this helps. Thanks.