Matthew Paige or famous as ‘Matt Damon’ is an American actor, screenwriter, and a film producer, who was born on October 8, 1970, in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He is famous for his continuous work with George Clooney, Ben Affleck, and frequently work with Director Paul Greengrass.
Matt dropped out from Harvard with 12 credits short for graduating to pursue his career in acting. He has a Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2007, the same year; Matt Damon was “Sexiest Man Alive” by People’s Magazine.
Matt Damon Age, Height, and Body Measurements
Matthew Paige Damon is Matt real name, he was born on October 8, 1970, in Cambridge, Massachusetts, US. As of 2018, his age is 48-year-old.
Young Matt Damon
Damon’s height is 1.78m (5 foot 10 inches), he weighs 185lbs (85kg). Matt body type is athletic, his measurements are 43-34-14, stands for chest , waist , and bicep . Other than the attractive bod he other distinctive features are his blue eye color, and his trademark smile.
Matt Damon Ethnicity, Religion, and Zodiac Sign
Matthew ethnicity is multiracial, he is of Scottish, Finnish, and English descent. He and his siblings were raised as Roman Catholic. Matt is of Libra zodiac sign. There is no need to be said, but his sexual orientation is straight.
Matt Damon Net Worth
(How much does Matt Damon worth?)
The actor is ranked by Forbes as the highest grossing actor of all time. His net worth is estimated $160 Million as of May 2017. As the most bankable star, he does need to have the most expensive house in Brooklyn.
His mega penthouse in Brooklyn that he is preparing to buy is worth $16.645 Million, if he purchases the penthouse, it would be a record-breaking sale.
His mansion in Florida is of seven bedrooms, nine bathrooms, a pool, theatre, wine cellar, and a gourmet kitchen. Its worth is estimated to be $20 Million, which is on sale now.
Matt Damon Family
|Father’s Name||Kent Telfer Damon (stockbroker)|
|Mother’s Name||Nancy Carlsson Paige (Teacher)|
|Brother||Kyle Damon (Artists and Sculptor)|
|Spouse/wife||Luciana Bozán Barroso|
|Children||He has three daughters and one stepdaughter.
Stella Damon (7 years-old)
Gia Zavala Damon (9 years-old)
Isabella Damon (12 years-old)
Alexia Barroso (19 years-old) (Step-daughter)
Matt Damon Dating History
Who has Matt Damon dated? Is he married? Here is a small list, of Matt’s ex-girlfriends, and rumored girlfriends. The good-looking Matt surely dated some beautiful girls.
Actor Matt and Emergency physician Skyler Statenstein were apparently dating in the late 1980s.
Matt has been dating his ‘Good Will’ co-star Minnie from 1996-1997.
The rumors that Matt has been dating his co-star from ‘The Rainmaker’ started to speculate in 1997.
The Stranger Things actress Winona Ryder and Matt were dating officially in the year 1997-2000.
This Means Wars actress Odessa and Matt have been dating each other officially from 2001-2003.
Matt and Luciana have started dating in 2003. Damon met Luciana while filming ‘Stuck on You’ (2003), she was there as a bartender and he was doing the shoot.
They started dating each other right after they met. On September 2005 they announced about getting married on December 2005.
They have three daughters together, Matt has a stepdaughter names Alexia from Luciana previous marriage.
Matt Damon Jimmy Kimmel
The speculation of a feud between Matt and Jimmy. The show host Jimmy had a long-running gag and ended his late show with an apology to Matt Damon for not being able to interview him, he said, ‘I’m sorry Matt Damon, but we ran out of time.’ Things between them were serious in the end they come clean and said, ‘It was a Joke.’
There was no rivalry, they played us. It all started by accident, Jimmy wanted to say that he doesn’t have enough time to interview some A-list celebrity for comedy.
Matt thought it is funny and encouraged him to keep doing it and make it a thing between them. Here are some of the best moments of their rivalry.
Matt Damon Filmography
He is a dropout from Harvard University, his passion for acting caused him to drop out from the university without getting the Degree.
He had to struggle initially due to the minor role he played, like in 1988, he worked in ‘Mystic Pizza’ in which he only had one dialogue in the whole movie.
So, his breakthrough movie was ‘Goodwill Hunting’, which became a blockbuster. Not only had he acted in the movie as lead but he also co-wrote it.
His hard work pays off by winning an Oscars for the movie with his best friends and movie co-star Ben Affleck.
The same year he acted in ‘The Rainmaker’ and ‘Chasing Army’ (1997). For the movie ‘The Rainmaker’, he played as ‘Rudy Baylor’ with a southern accent, to speak perfectly Matt regularly went in a bar in Knoxville and acted as he was an employee at the bar.
He then hired a customer as his language coach.
In 2001, the years started with a huge hit by him ‘Ocean’s Eleven’, which earned him fame and a permanent role in Ocean’s Eleven Franchise.
In 2002, he appeared as Jason Bourne in ‘The Bourne Identity’ and its sequel ‘The Bourne Supremacy’ and ‘The Bourne Ultimatum’.
Matt Damon Biggest Hits
- “Good Will Hunting (1997)” (Drama/Indie) – Starring Robin Williams and Ben Affleck.
- “The Legend of Bagger Vance (2000)” (Drama) – Starring Will Smith, Matt Damon, and Charlize Theron.
- “Jersey Girl (2004) (Drama/Romance)” – Starring Ben Affleck, Jennifer Lopez, Liv Tyler, and Matt Damon.
- “Syriana (2005) (Drama/Politics)” – Starring George Clooney, Matt Damon, and Amanda Peet.
- “The Good Shepherd (2006)” (CIA Thriller/Drama) – Starring Robert De Niro, Matt Damon, and Angelina Jolie.
- “Elysium (2013) (Sci-fi)” – Starring Matt Damon, Sharlto Copley, and Jodie Foster.
- “The Martian (2015)” (Sci-fi/Space Drama) – Starring Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, and Donald Grover.
- “The Great Wall (2016) (Fantasy)” – Starring Matt Damon, Jing Tian, and Pedro Pascal.
He lastly did a cameo in Deadpool 2. Currently, he is working on his future project where he will be collaborating with Hugh Jackman in the movie named ‘Apostle Paul’ and many other projects as well. Be ready for something Epic!
Matt Damon TV Shows
While making the movie Bourne Supremacy he started a bowling league in Berlin. While making money on big screens, he also appeared in several TV shows such as ‘Saturday Night Live’, ‘Will & Grace- A chorus Lie (Episode)’, ‘House of Lives’, ‘entourage’, and ‘Years of Living Dangerously”.
He also did voice acting in ‘Happy Feet Two’ and did a Super Bowl commercial.
Matt Damon Charity
He Co-founded the Charity Water.Org with Gary whites. Water.Org is a Water Charity for Safe Water & Sanitation. The organization has empowered more than 13 million by providing them access to safe and clean water.
The organization has been providing the Clean and Safe water for over 25 Years. Damon has visited India in Chennai to help solve the acute water crisis through his non-profit water.org foundation.
Matt Damon Tattoo
He does not have any tattoos, but that doesn’t mean he is against the idea of getting ink. Matt best friend Ben Affleck has a colorful phoenix tattoo that covers up his whole back.
Where some people including Ben ex’es Jennifer Garner and Jennifer Lopez did not like his tattoo, J.Lo said that the tattoo is awful, and it just not have to be colorful, it should be cooler.
Being the best friend he said, “I totally support his artistic expressions”, he added, “it is not a man’s job to tell other men what to do with his back.
Matt Damon Facts
Mark Wahlberg often gets mistaken as Matt Damon, where Matt Damon rarely got mistaken as Mark Walhberg.
Tom Hanks never wanted Damon to play the title role of ‘Saving Private Ryan’ because he was too skinny.
He used to breakdance in the middle of Harvard University to make some money when he was a teenager.
In 1996 movie, ‘Courage Under fire’ he was so passionate to play the character who was a Heroin addict, he eventually lost 40 pounds for the role.
We know that Ben Affleck and Matt Damon are best friends, but there is an even deeper connection, turn out they are distant cousins.
He used to smoke but he quit with the help of a hypnotist.
Matt’s first speaking role was in the movie ‘Mystic Pizza’, in which he just said one line, “You want my green stuff?”
He does not have any social media account.