Matt Flynn (born May 23, 1970) is the drummer of American pop rock band Maroon 5. Matt replaced the original drummer of Maroon 5, Ryan Dusick, who left the band due to wrist and shoulder injuries after releasing their first album.
Flynn is married to Heidi Ford who has a fraternal twin named Jenny "Jenni" Ford. On June 5, 2007, Flynn's wife, gave birth to their second child, named Michael Ford Flynn. His elder daughter is named Ryan. When Flynn was age 14 he picked up his his first pair of drumsticks in his father's basement and immediately started drumming the beat to "Jump" by Van Halen, impressing his father greatly. Later that year he came third in his high school talent show, behind stand up comedian Daniel Tosh and a dance crew known as "Tropic Lightning".