Matt Purcell is an accomplished musician, life coach/strategist and one of Australia’s most sought after youth engagers. Matt has been nominated as Australian Of The Year for his work with youth in his community and has been recognized for excellence in entrepreneurship. He speaks in front of 100,000 people annually and advises schools, businesses, and organizations across the country with life coaching strategies and programs. He is an influencer on social media with over 60,000 followers across Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.
Being born in the small town of Cholla-Bukto in South Korea, he was adopted by a family from Australia. His life tells the story of a young man who had been adopted and living through family struggles, birthing in him a desire to equip as many people as possible to take ownership of their lives and overcome their challenges.
In 2009, Purcell was signed to a Korean label. His album "Letting Go" sold over 50,000 albums across Asia. He has travelled the country and performed with some of Australia's most successful artists including Jimmy Barnes, Stan Walker, Thirsty Merc and more.
In his mission to impact the lives of thousands of people, Matt speaks and creates life coaching programs and strategies for individuals, schools, and families. His business “The Green Room MP” equips hundreds of families weekly through tailored tuition and mentoring in creativity, academics, and life coaching. Recently he was nominated for Excellence In Young Entrepreneurship in Business.
In 2015, Matt co-founded The Code Of Kings podcast and program that went reach the #1 position in the Australian iTunes Charts. The Code Of Kings interviews current students in schools around Australia to hear their current views about the world, the challenges being a young person, and leads them on a guided discussion towards making better decisions.