Matt Damon is an American actor, producer, filmmaker, voice actor, and screenwriter. Matt Damon is best known for his roles in the ‘Jason Bourne’ and ‘The Talented Mr. Ripley’ films.
Early Life of Matt Damon
Matthew Paige Damon is his full birth name. On October 8, 1970, he was born. He is from Cambridge, Massachusetts in the United States. He is currently 50 years old, and his zodiac sign is Libra. His parents are Kent Telfer Damon (father) and Nancy Carlsson-Paige (mother) (mother). His father was a stockbroker who died in 2017, and his mother is an early childhood education professor at ‘Lesley University.’ Furthermore, his parents divorced when he was two years old.
Similarly, he has a three-year-old brother named Kyle. He is a sculptor and artist. Matt went to Cambridge Alternative School and Cambridge Rindge and Latin School. Matt appeared in a number of high school theater productions as an actor. He later enrolled at Harvard University. Furthermore, he and actor Ben Affleck were childhood pals.
Who is Matt Damon Wife?
Matt first met Luciana Bozán Barroso in April 2003. They were engaged in September 2005, and on December 9, 2005, they married in a private civil ceremony at the Manhattan Marriage Bureau. Luciana was born in 1976 and is 45 years old. They have three daughters, Isabella Zavala Damon, Gia Zavala Damon, and Stella Zavala Damon, who were born on June 11, 2006, August 20, 2008, and October 20, 2010, respectively.
He also has a stepdaughter named Alexia Barroso from Luciana’s previous marriage. The family has been residing in Los Angeles’ Pacific Palisades neighborhood since 2012. Matt spent $16.5 million on a luxury penthouse in New York City’s Brooklyn Heights neighborhood in 2018. As a result, it was the most expensive apartment in Brooklyn at the time.
Body Measurements of Matt Damon
Matt is a handsome and charming man. He is tall, standing 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighing around 84 kilograms. He has a well-maintained body physique that measures 43-32-15 (chest-waist-biceps). Matt has lovely blue eyes and light brown hair. Furthermore, he has a fantastic and appealing personality.
How much is Matt Damon Net Worth?
Matt is a successful actor and producer. Throughout his professional career, he earns a lot of money. As a result, he has a net worth of $170 million as of 2021.
Professional Career of Matt Damon
Matt is one of Forbes’ most bankable stars. As a result, the films in which he has starred have grossed more than $3.12 billion at the North American box office. Also, he is one of the highest-grossing actors of all time. Similarly, he has received numerous awards and nominations, including an Academy Award and two Golden Globe Awards.
Matt began his acting career by appearing in high school theater productions. As a result, while at Harvard, he wrote an early treatment of the screenplay Good Will Hunting as an exercise for an English class. Furthermore, in 1988, he made his professional acting debut in the film ‘Mystic Pizza.’ Matt rose to prominence in 1997, when he and Ben Affleck co-wrote and starred in ‘Good Will Hunting.’ It earned them the Academy and Golden Globe awards for Best Screenplay.
In addition, he received the Harvard Arts Medal in 2013. Similarly, he received critical acclaim for his roles as the title character in ‘Saving Private Ryan’ (1998), ‘The Talented Mr. Ripley’ (1999), ‘Dogma’ (1999), ‘Syriana’ (2005), ‘The Departed’ (2006), and ‘Ford v Ferrari’ (2007). (2019).
Matt is also well-known for his roles as Jason Bourne in the ‘Bourne franchise’ (2002–2016) and as a con man in the ‘Ocean’s trilogy’ (2001–2007). Similarly, he played a supporting role in ‘Invictus’ (2009). In addition, he received a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor for his performance as an astronaut stranded on Mars in The Martian (2015).
Matt starred in the biopic Behind the Candelabra (2013) and produced the reality series ‘Project Greenlight’ (2001–2015). In addition, he directed the film ‘Manchester by the Sea’ (2016). He has also done voice-over work in animated and documentary films. He’s also co-founded two production companies with Ben Affleck.
Matt has also been involved in charitable work with organizations such as the H2O Africa Foundation, One Campaign, Feeding America, and Water.org. Aside from the awards he has received for his work as an actor and producer, Matt was the 2,343rd person to be honored with a star on the ‘Hollywood Walk of Fame’ on July 25, 2007.