Who is Matt Damon?
Matt Damon who is best known for his role in TV shows and films like “Saving Private Ryan”, “Dogma”, “The Departed” and “Ford V Ferrari” is an American actor/producer/screenwriter who has been active in the industry since 1987. His other notable films and TV roles include roles in “Jason Bourne”, “Goodwill Hunting” and “The Martian”.
|Full Name||Matthew Paige Damon|
|Date of Birth||October 8 of 1970|
|Birth Place||Cambridge,Massachusetts, USA|
|Parents||Kent Teller Damon and Nancy Carisson-Paige|
|Age||50 years old|
|Net Worth||$ 200 million|
Matt Damon is one of the highest-grossing actors in Hollywood with his films grossing a total of over US$ 3 billion in North America. He is also involved in charity and has worked with foundations like One Campaign and Feeding America.
Height, Weight, and Age
Matt Damon stands 1.78 meters tall and weighs approximately 85 kg. As of January of 2021, he is 50 years old. He can be recognized by his brown hair, blue eyes, and fair skin tone.
Wife and Kids
Matt Damon and Luciana Bozán Barroso met in 2003 while working on “Stuck on You”. They dated for a while and got engaged in September of 2005. 3 months later, in December they got married. Together, they have four daughters. He has a stepdaughter and three biological ones. The daughters are named Alexia, Isabella, Gia Zavala, and Stella.
He loves baseball and is a supporter of the Boston Red Sox. He bought a US$ 16 million penthouse in NYC in 2018.
Family, Early Life, and Education
Matt Damon’s birth name is Matthew Paige Damon. He was born to parents Kent Teller Damon and Nancy Carlsson-Paige on the day of October 8 of 1970 in Cambridge which is located in Massachusetts, USA. His father was a stockbroker and his mother was an education professor who worked at Lesley University. His parents divorced when he was a child.
At the time of their divorce, he was two. After this, he moved to Cambridge with his mother. Matt was good at school. He studied at Cambridge Rindge and Latin School. Ben Affleck studied in the same school and they were friends. He studied at Harvard University but dropped out to act in a film.
Matt Damon isn’t active on any social media platforms as of January of 2021.
Matt Damon made his film debut in 1988 with the film titled “Mystic Pizza” in which he acted as Steamer. In 1992, he appeared in the film titled “School Ties” in which he portrayed the role of Charlie Dillon. 1993 saw him act in the film titled “Geronimo: An American Legend” in the role of Lt. Britton Davis.
From 1995 to 2000, he appeared in films like “Glory Daze” in which he acted as Edgar Pudwhacke, “Courage Under Fire” in which he appeared as Specialist Ilario, “The Rainmaker” in which he played the role of Rudy Baylor, “Saving Private Ryan” in which he played the character of private James Francis Ryan, “Dogma” in which he acted as Loki, “The Legend of Bagger Vance” in which he appeared as Rannulph Junuh and “All the Pretty Horses” in which he acted as John Grady Cole.
In 2001, Matt Damon acted in the film titled “Ocean’s Eleven” in which he acted in the role of Linus Caldwell. In 2002, he appeared in the film titled “Gerry” in the titular role of Gerry. He was also the writer and editor of the film.
In 2002, he appeared in the film titled “The Bourne Identity” in the iconic role of Jason Bourne. In 2003, he appeared in the film “Stuck on You” as Bob Tenor. In 2004, he appeared in the film titled “EuroTrip” in the cameo role of Donny. In 2004, he appeared in the film “The Bourne Supremacy” in which he reprised the role of Jason Bourne. The same year, he acted in “Ocean’s Twelve” as Linus Caldwell.
In 2005, Matt Damon voiced Alan Shepherd in the documentary called “Magnificent Desolation: Walking on the Moon 3D”.
In 2006, he acted in the film titled “The Departed” as Sergeant Colin Sullivan where Vera Farmiga was also cast in it and in the film ”The Good Shepherd” as Edward Wilson. 2007 saw him act in the film titled “Ocean’s Thirteen” in which he reprised his role as Linus Caldwell yet again. The same year, he acted in the film titled “The Bourne Ultimatum” in the iconic role of Jason Bourne.
In 2008, he acted in the film titled “Che: Part Two” as Father Schwarz and in “Ponyo” in which he voiced the character of Kōichi. In 2009, he appeared in the film “The Informant!” As Mark Whitacre and the film “Invictus” as Francois Pienaar.
From 2010 to 2015, he appeared in films like “Green Zone” in which he portrayed the role of Roy Miller, “Hereafter” in which he portrayed the character of George Lonegan, “The Adjustment Bureau” in which he acted as David Norris, “Contagion” in which he appeared as Mitch Emhoff, “Margaret” in which he portrayed the character of Mr. Aaron, “We Bought a Zoo” in which he acted as Benjamin Mee, “Elysium” in which he played the role of Max Da Costa, “Interstellar” in which he acted as Dr. Mann and “The Martian” in which he portrayed Mark Watney.
In 2016, he produced the film called “Manchester by the Sea” and acted in “Jason Bourne ” like Jason Bourne. The same year, she appeared in the film “The Great Wall’ as William Garin. The following year.
In 2017, he acted in the film titled “Downsizing” as Paul Safranek And in “Suburbicon” as Gardner Lodge. In 2019, he appeared in the film “Ford v Ferrari” in the role of Carroll Shelby.
Matt Damon’s net worth is estimated to be around US$ 200 million as of January of 2021. Matt Damon makes most of his fortune from acting in various films and TV shows. He also makes money from being a film producer and a screenwriter.