Chad Butler

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Chad Butler
Switchfoot live in Myrtle Beach, SC, 3 April 2008.jpg
Background information
Birth nameChad Matthew Butler
Born (1974-03-24) 24 March 1974 (age 46)
OriginAmsterdam, Netherlands
InstrumentsDrums, glockenspiel, percussion
Years active1996–present
LabelsLowercase People Records
Associated actsSwitchfoot

Chad Matthew Butler (born 24 March 1974)[1] is the drummer for the band Switchfoot, which he co-founded along with Jon and Tim Foreman in 1996.[2]


Butler lived in Amsterdam for a few years, but he and his family later moved to San Diego, California, where he now lives with his wife Tina (whom he married in 1999) and his three children: Evan (born in 2001), Dylan, and Charlotte (born in 2007).


  1. ^ "Land of Broken Hearts: Chad Butler". Land Of Broken Hearts. Retrieved 8 May 2014.
  2. ^ Ankeny, Jason. "Biography: Switchfoot". Allmusic. Retrieved 26 April 2010.