Matt Lauria is a talented American actor known for his performance in the television series “Friday Night Lights” and “Kingdom.

Lauria was also a regular in the television series “CSI: Vegas,” where he portrayed the role of Josh Folsom.

Quick Info
Birth Name
Matt Lauria
Birth Date
16th August 1982
Birth Place
Virginia, United States
Larry Lauria
Tricia Lauria
Two sisters
University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA).
Zodiac Sign
5 feet 11 inches
180 meters
Body Measurements
Michelle Armstrong (2006-Present)
Current Relationship
Happily Married
Social Media
Net Worth$1-$5 million


Where was Matt born and raised?

Matt Lauria was born on 16th August 1982 in Virginia, United States. His birth name is Matthew Lauria, but he is known by his nickname. He is the son of award-winning animator Larry Lauria, and his mother is a housewife, Tricia Lauria. Lauria was raised in Washington, D.C., along with his two sisters until the family moved to Ireland.

Lauria spent a few years in Dublin, Ireland, and moved back to the United States. Since he is originally from the United States, he has American nationality and white ethnicity. He has a zodiac sign, Cancer. Further information regarding Lauria’s sisters and upbringing is still a mystery to us.


Physical Statistics and Matt Lauria’s ear in “Kingdom.”

Matt Lauria is 39 years old, turning 40 years in August 2022. He is a handsome man and stands 5 feet 11 inches which are about 1.8 meters tall. Lauria possesses brown hair and blue eyes. 

Matt Lauria for Kingdom
Matt Lauria for Kingdom Source: Instagram

Lauria has a normal ear; however, his makeup artist for “Kingdom” gave him a distinct type of ear makeup, and people often talk about how it looks like a cauliflower. The detailed measurements of his body measurements are still left to be revealed.


Is Matt Lauria vegetarian?

Lauria decided to be a vegetarian after his wife showed him the video of a pig slaughtered in the slaughterhouse. He confessed that since 2013, he hadn’t touched any meat product as he realized that animals are living things and not a food products.

Lauria also strongly follows a vegan diet for his workout. He had a lean body build and later went through a seriously intense workout for his role in “Kingdom.” His first vegan coach was Chad Byers, and later, he was trained by Jen Widerstrom. Lauria used to consume veg pizza and burritos for his muscle and intense workout diet routine as per his interview in Men’s Journal.



Matt Lauria completed his secondary school education in Ireland and later joined high school back in the United States. Lauria then graduated from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA). He has a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in drama.


Who is Matt Lauria’s wife?

Matt Lauria is happily married to his long-time lover, Michelle Armstrong, a musician. The couple first met each other when they were 16 years old, but they started dating a year later when they were 17 years old. The couple has been walking together ever since.

Matt Lauria and his wife, Michelle Armstrong
Matt Lauria and his wife, Michelle Armstrong Source: Zimbio

Lauria finally proposed to Michelle, and they tied their knot on 26th August 2006. The couple doesn’t seem to have any children yet but is happily leading a married life in Los Angeles, California.


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Movies and TV Shows

Matt Lauria started his acting journey with the short film “Racoon” in 2005. Following the small role, Lauria landed his first recurring role in the series “Lipstick Jungle” in 2008. Following year, he made his career breakthrough with the role of Luke Cafferty in the series “Friday Night Lights.” In 2010, Lauria was nominated for Gold Derby Awards for his performance.

Matt Lauria for the premiere of Kingdom alongside stars Nick Jonas and others
Matt Lauria for the premiere of Kingdom alongside stars Nick Jonas and others Source: Wikipedia

Lauria further took major roles in the series “The Chicago Code,” “Parenthood,” and others. He changed his total outlook for his role in the series “Kingdom” in 2014. He took the role of Ryan Wheeler in the series. Lauria has further been making a strong presence in television series such as “Dickinson,” “Tell Me a Story,” “Little Birds,” “CSI: Vegas,” and “Outer Range.”


Net worth & Lifestyle

Matt Lauria has an estimated net worth ranging from $1-$5 million as of 2022. He has been taking on new roles in the film industry, and there is no doubt that his earnings will increase more in upcoming years.


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