When in high school, he played a gremlin in a play due to his size.
The first concert Matheus ever went to was the American Idol
His favorite character on Glee
is Sue Sylvester.
He is a fan of Aerosmith.
Matheus loved to show off his abs
on The Glee Project
, showing America his six-pack.
The first week appearing in the bottom three, the singer sang "Gives You Hell" by The All-American Rejects
for Ryan Murphy. Murphy felt inspired to write a character for him on Glee
A week before Matheus was eliminated, he again found himself in the bottom three performing "Down" by Jay Sean.
During "Pairability" week, Matheus struggled and was eliminated from the competition.
In 2013 Matheus Fernandes found himself on TV again, this time auditioning for American Idol
Season 12. His time was short lived as he was cut during Hollywood Week.
During his time on Idol
, controversy broke out when he failed to ever mention being on the Oxygen show. He even went so far as to say
he had never performed with a live band or in front of an audience before.