|Born||Matthew Vernon Thompson Tilley
4 March 1969
Tilley was raised in the Melbourne suburbs of Aspendale and Mount Eliza. He completed his secondary school education in 1986 at The Peninsula School in Mount Eliza. He completed a Bachelor of Laws degree from Monash University, taking 11 years to complete the degree. He began stand-up comedy in 1987. He has three children; Grace, Jack and Oscar with wife Suzie.
- FOX FM Morning Crew
- FOX FM Vernon All Request
- FOX FM Hedgeburners
- FOX FM Tramspotters 1997/ Tracy & Matt in the Morning 1998–2003 with Tracy Bartram, comedian.
- FOX FM Matt & Jo Show (Formerly Matt, Jo and Benno Show) 2004 – December 2013 
- Seven Network The Chat Room 2003
- Nine Network The Great Chase 2000
- Ten Network The Fugitive 2000
- Triple M Sydney Grill Team Gotcha Calls 2010–
In early 2005, The Matt and Jo Show introduced a new segment which aired at 7:50 am titled "Matt Tilley's Gotcha Calls". The segment features Tilley making prank phone calls.Triple M also Features Tilley on their grill team segment where he presents the gotcha calls on a regular basis
Gotcha Call album releases
Fox FM in association with Michael Gudinski released compilation albums of Tilley's gotcha calls, Cereal Pest: The Gotcha Calls. The album reached number twelve on the ARIA charts and was also nominated for the 'Best Comedy Release' at the 2006 ARIA Awards.
The Gotcha Calls continued throughout 2006 and eventually spawned a two disc CD sequel, Cereal Pest: Gotcha Calls - The Double Album, which was released a year later on 21 October 2006. The album reached number four on the ARIA charts.
The sales of Tilley's 2006 and 2007 albums raised a total of $366,000; $160,000 for the Mercy Hospital, Heidleberg and $206,600 for the Royal Women's Hospital, Carlton. Proceeds of the third album went to community groups.
An avid runner, in September 2006, Tilley ran continuously on a treadmill for the duration of the Matt and Jo show. Soliciting per kilometre sponsorship for the Mental Illness Fellowship of Victoria, he raised $41,000.
In 2008 Tilley sought sponsorship for a run from the new FOX studios in Clarendon St South Melbourne to Frankston, raising $91,500 for P.A.N.D.A. (the Post and Antenatal Depression Association)
In 2011 Tilley raised $900 for the Royal Childrens Hospital (RCH) through a segment that came about through his constant use of the saying "The Thing Is." An avid listener by the name of Professor Brent (stage name) was required to listen between 6 and 9 am for the period of one week to count the number of times Tilley said "The Thing Is." For every time Tilley let one slip, he agreed to donate $100 to the RCH.
He was inducted into the Monash University Golden Key Society in 2007.
|Cereal Pest: The Gotcha Calls|
|Cereal Pest: Gotcha Calls - The Double Album|
|Cereal Pest: Gotcha Calls - Three's a Crowd|
- Femail.com.au. "Femail – Matt Tilley". Retrieved 2006-11-07.
- Reach Out. "Reach Out – Matt Tilley". Archived from the original on 7 October 2006. Retrieved 2006-11-07.
- "my family album". Sunday Herald Sun (HWT Limited). 9 July 2006. p. 100. "...Fox FM breakfast radio co-host with Matt Tilley."
- Matt and Jo Show
- Lallo, Michael (20 September 2007). "Radio's sly Fox". The Age. Retrieved 21 February 2010.
- Destramusic Website
- Entertain OZ
- Matt and Jo Show Homepage
- Blueworld Speakers
- Thom, Greg (28 November 2007). "Radio stars like Hamish and Andy fail to shine on TV". Herald Sun. Retrieved 21 February 2010.
- Brady, Nicole (24 November 2007). "Radio Waves". The Age. Retrieved 21 February 2010.
- Hargreaves, Wendy (8 November 2007). "The good side of gotcha". The Age. Retrieved 21 February 2010.
- "Matt Tilley in Australian Charts". Australian-charts.com. Retrieved 25 February 2010.
- "ARIA nominations". Herald Sun. 14 September 2006. Retrieved 2006-09-14.
- "Samsung Melbourne Marathon". mivoice (Mental Illness Fellowship Victoria) (104): 10. Summer 2006/2007. ISSN 0816-7877.
- PANDA Website
- "Fox To Frankston – Home". The Matt and Jo Show. Fox 101.9. Retrieved 21 February 2010.
- "Honorary Members". Monash Golden Key. Retrieved 21 February 2010.
- "ARIA Charts – Accreditations – 2005 Albums". Australian Recording Industry Association. Retrieved 21 February 2010.
- "ARIA Charts – Accreditations – 2006 Albums". Australian Recording Industry Association. Retrieved 21 February 2010.
- "ARIA Charts – Accreditations – 2007 Albums". Australian Recording Industry Association. Retrieved 21 February 2010.