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Matt Damon Bio, Age, Brother, Wife, Children, Net Worth, Movies And Wiki

Matt Damon is an outstanding actor from the American film industry who obtained enormous success after sealing his place in Hollywood. He had an affection towards acting from his childhood and used to forgo classes in high school because of his engagement in plays. He performed well as an actor and had many plays to his attention when he was still a student. His sentiment for acting made him drop out of the university and pursue his dream of becoming an actor. He had to struggle originally when he could only manage to land small roles in films. His major improvement came in the mid-1990s when he was cast to play an important appearance in the movie ‘Good Will Hunting’ which became an enormous hit.

Damon not only played the combatant but also co-wrote the screenplay of the movie along with his childhood mate and actor Ben Affleck. This movie was highly applauded and his acting too received gratitude from the critics. He even earned the ‘Oscar’ along with Affleck for Best Original Screenplay.’ The success of the movie initiated him to the film industry and finally, Damon sealed his place in the industry. Since then, he has worked in many high grossing movies. The capable actor also takes part in patriotic activities.

Matt Damon

Matt Damon

Wiki/Biodata

Birth NameMatthew Paige Damon
Nick NameMatt
Paige
Damon
Age(as in 2020) 50 years
ReligionRoman Catholic
Sun Sign/Zodiac SignLibra
Birth PlaceCambridge, Massachusetts, USA
Date of Birth08 October 1970
NationalityAmerican
ResidencePacific Palisades, Los Angeles
Home TownCambridge, Massachusetts
HobbiesNot Known

Family

Mother's NameNancy Carlsson-Paige (Education Professor at Lesley University)
Father's NameKent Telfer Damon (Stockbroker)
BrotherKyle Damon (Older Brother)
SisterNone

Girlfriends/Affairs

Affairs/GirlfriendsMinnie Driver (1996 – 1997)
Claire Danes (1997)
Winona Ryder (1997 – 2000)
Kara Sands (2000)
Odessa Whitmire (2001 – 2003)
Rhona Mitra (2003)
Luciana Barroso Damon (2003 – Present)

Marital Status, Wife and Children

Wife/SpouseLuciana Barroso Damon
Matt Damon With His Wife And Daughters

Matt Damon With His Wife And Daughters

Marriage Date9 December 2005
ChildrenSon- None
Daughters- Isabella Damon (born June 11, 2006)
Gia Zavala (born August 20, 2008)
Stella Zavala (born October 20, 2010)
Matt is also a stepfather to Luciana’s (previous marriage) daughter, Alexia

Education

SchoolCambridge Alternative School (now Graham and Parks)
Cambridge Rindge and Latin School
College/UniversityHarvard University
Educational QualificationGraduated
ProfessionActor, producer, voice actor, screenwriter, philanthropist
Brands EndorsedMatt has appeared in different TV commercials for
Independent Film Channel (1998)
MTV (1997)
National Mentoring Month (PSA) (2005)
TD Ameritrade (2012), Nespresso (2013)
FeedAmerica.org (2014)
Radio commercial for Samuel Adams Beer in 2001
Career ManagerThe Spanky Taylor Company and Viewpoint

Height, Weight, and Figure Measurements

Height (Approx.)in centimeters- 178 cm
in meters- 1.78 m
in feet inches- 5’10”
Weight (Approx.)in kilograms- 84 kg
in pounds- 185 lbs

Figure Measurements

Chest Size43 Inches
Biceps Size15 Inches
Waist Size32 Inches

Extra Ordinary Features

Race / EthnicityWhite
Hair ColorLight Brown
Eye ColorBlue
S*xual OrientationStraight
Dress SizeNot Known
Shoe Size11 (US) or 10 (UK) or 45 (EU)

Favourite Things

Favourite FoodPizza
Favourite BooksA People’s History of the United States by Howard Zinn
ControversiesIn 2017, at the height of the Harvey Weinstein controversy and the #MeToo movement, Damon gave a series of interviews in which he seemed to minimize the abuse suffered by sexual assault victims. In 2018, he apologized for his comments during a presence on The Today Show.

Matt Damon was born on 8 October 1970, in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA, to Kent Telfer Damon and Nancy Carlsson-Paige. He has an elder brother named Kyle Damon. When he was about two-years-old, his parents got separated, and Matt and his brother lived with their mother. Matt and actor Ben Affleck have been friends since childhood.

He did his schooling from institutions, such as ‘Cambridge Alternative School’ and ‘Cambridge Rindge and Latin School.’ He later enrolled at the ‘Harvard University’ but dropped out in order to chase his dream of becoming an actor.

Damon married his longtime girlfriend, Argentine-born Luciana Bozán Barroso, in December 2005 in New York City Hall. They had faced while he was shoot Stuck On You in Miami, where she was pursuing as a barkeeper.

The couple has three daughters: Isabella was born on June 11, 2006, in Miami, where they live when Damon’s not shooting on location. Their second child, Gia Zavala, was born on August 20, 2008. The couple received daughter Stella Zavala on October 20, 2010. Damon also has a stepdaughter, Alexa, from Barroso’s prior marriage.

In 2007, Damon was called the “S*xiest Man Alive” by People magazine. A surprised Damon said, “all the campaigning” by pals Clooney and Brad Pitt, who’d each earned the honor twice, had finally paid off. “You gave an aging rural dad the ego upgrade of a lifetime,” he said in a letter published in the magazine. “My 9-year-old stepdaughter now guesses I’m cool – well, cooler.”

Matt Damon Net Worth

Matt Damon has a net worth of $170 million.

Estimated Net Worth in 2019 (Approx)$170 Million
Previous Year's Net Worth 2018 (Approx)Under Review
Annual SalaryUnder Review
Income SourceActor, producer, voice actor, screenwriter, philanthropist

In October 2019, Matt disclosed that he was suggested a starring appearance in 2009’s Avatar. As part of the overture, he would have collected a portion of the movie’s box office profits. Avatar went on to become the second highest-grossing movie in record with more than $2.8 billion in worldwide sum. Damon told the interviewer in 2019 that he would have ultimately earned $250 million from the deal.

Matt Damon Movies And TV Shows

  • Damon studied English at Harvard University but left early to pursue his acting career. Having made his big-screen appearance in 1988’s Mystic Pizza at 18 years old, he went on to obtain starring appearances in The Rainmaker (1997) and Good Will Hunting (1997), for which he received an original screenplay Academy Award with co-star Affleck.
  • The Gus Van Sant-directed film discloses the story of an M.I.T. janitor, played by Damon, who is actually a gifted mathematician. The youngster receives guidance from a physician played by Robin Williams, who earned his first Oscar for the role.
  • Damon advanced making high-profile projects from the edge of the decade into the new millennium, with films that involved Saving Private Ryan (1998), The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999) and The Bourne Identity (2002) along with its sequels The Bourne Supremacy (2004) and The Bourne Ultimatum (2007).
  • The $110 million Bourne Ultimatum had the largest August opening weekend in movie history, earning an estimated $70.2 million of business in the United States and Canada and it held that record until the release of 2014’s Guardians of the Galaxy.
  • In 2016, Damon starred in Jason Bourne, the fifth installment of the Bourne series. Although it received mixed reviews from critics, the film was a box office hit around the world.
  • In January 2008, Damon got a lot of media attention because of a humorous music video he appeared in with comedian Sarah Silverman. The then-girlfriend of late-night talk show host Jimmy Kimmel, she created a raunchy song about having a s*xual relationship with Damon.
  • Damon appeared in the song’s video, which was shown on Kimmel’s show and later became a popular clip on the Internet. Kimmel and Damon have since engaged in a series of video gags, keeping the fires of their comedic rivalry alive.
  • On the career front, Damon received his third Academy Award nomination for his role as rugby great Francois Pienaar in the South African film Invictus (2009), directed by Clint Eastwood and starring Morgan Freeman as Nelson Mandela.
  • Damon starred in other well-regarded films during this time as well, such as The Departed (2006) and True Grit (2010). He teamed up with Eastwood again for the 2010 drama Hereafter and the following year played a politician romancing Emily Blunt’s dancer character in the sci-fi drama The Adjustment Bureau.
  • Damon has continued to tackle an interesting mix of projects. He tried his hand at family-friendly fare with 2011’s We Bought a Zoo and co-starred with John Krasinski in the environmental drama Promised Land (2012).
  • Damon then received raves for his turn as Liberace’s boyfriend Scott Thorson in the critically acclaimed HBO movie Behind the Candelabra (2013), starring Michael Douglas. Damon received both Emmy and Golden Globe nominations for the part, with Douglas winning both awards in the lead actor category.
  • Returning to science fiction, Damon starred in Elysium with Jodie Foster and The Zero Theorem, both in 2013. He went on to appear in the war drama The Monuments Men (2014) with George Clooney. That fall, Damon once again teamed up with longtime friend Affleck.
  • The pair’s production company, Pearl Street Films, agreed to develop a new series, Incorporated, for the Syfy cable network. And in autumn 2015, Damon was part of the returning production team involved in the HBO filmmaking documentary series Project Greenlight.
  • Damon also had a major hit with the fall release of The Martian, directed by Ridley Scott and co-starring Jessica Chastain and Chiwetel Ejiofor, among others. Based on the 2011 Andy Weir novel, the movie depicts the travails of an astronaut who becomes stranded on Mars while chronicling efforts on Earth to facilitate his rescue.
  • Later that year, after headlining the fifth installment of Bourne, Damon starred in the action blockbuster The Great Wall and was involved in another Oscar favorite, serving as a producer for Manchester by the Sea. In 2017, Damon starred in the ambitious sci-fi feature Downsizing and the twisted comedy Suburbicon. Both were commercial disappointments, though he hit the mark with a surprise cameo in Thor: Ragnarok.
  • The following year, it was reported that Damon was in talks to star in The King of Oil as Marc Rich, the controversial businessman who fled the United States in the 1980s to avoid arrest for a slew of criminal charges. Additionally, he has tapped to headline a true-crime story about an ex-cop who helped rig McDonald’s annual Monopoly promotion, with Affleck on board to direct the feature.
  • Back on the big screen, Damon starred as automotive designer Carroll Shelby in Ford v Ferrari (2019), alongside Christian Bale as driver Ken Miles.

Movies List

1988Mystic Pizza
The Good Mother
1989
Field of Dreams
1992
School Ties
1993Geronimo: An American Legend
1995Glory Daze
1996Courage Under Fire
1997Chasing Amy
The Rainmaker
Good Will Hunting
1998Saving Private Ryan
Rounders
1999Dogma
The Talented Mr. Ripley
2000Titan A.E.
The Legend of Bagger Vance
Finding Forrester
All the Pretty Horses
2001Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back
Ocean's Eleven
The Majestic
2002Gerry
Stolen Summer
Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron
The Third Wheel
The Bourne Identity
Confessions of a Dangerous Mind
Speakeasy
2003The Battle of Shaker Heights
Stuck on You
2004EuroTrip
Jersey Girl
The Bourne Supremacy
Ocean's Twelve
Howard Zinn: You Can't Be Neutral on a Moving Train
2005Magnificent Desolation: Walking on the Moon 3D
The Brothers Grimm
Syriana
Feast
2006The Departed
The Good Shepherd
2007Ocean's Thirteen
The Bourne Ultimatum
Youth Without Youth
Running the Sahara
2008Che: Part Two
Ponyo
2009The Informant!
Invictus
2010Green Zone
Hereafter
True Grit
Inside Job
2011The Adjustment Bureau
Contagion
Margaret
Happy Feet Two
We Bought a Zoo
2012Promised Land
2013Behind the Candelabra
Elysium
The Zero Theorem
2014The Monuments Men
The Man Who Saved the World
Interstellar
2015
The Martian
2016Manchester by the Sea
Jason Bourne
The Great Wall
2017Bending the Arc
Downsizing
Suburbicon
Thor: Ragnarok
2018Unsane
Deadpool 2
2019Ford v Ferrari
Jay and Silent Bob Reboot
2020Stillwater
The Last Duel

TV Shows & Serials List

1990Rising Son
1995The Good Old Boys
2001–05, 2015
Project Greenlight
2002Push, Nevada
2002, 2018Saturday Night Live
2002The Bernie Mac Show
Will & Grace
2003–14Journey to Planet Earth
2006–presentJimmy Kimmel Live!
2007Arthur
2009Entourage
The People Speak
2010Cubed
2010–11 30Rock
2013House of Lies
2014Years of Living Dangerously
2015The Leisure Class
2016The Runner
Incorporated
2019City on a Hill

Facts

  1. After his parents divorced, Matt resided in a six-family communal house with his mother and older brother.
  2. He is best friends with Ben Affleck.
  3. Damon is a follower of the Democratic Party.
  4. As a teenager, he used to dance in the middle of Harvard Square to bring in money.
  5. He got piano for the movie The Talented Mr. Ripley.
  6. He also dropped 30 pounds for his role in the movie.
  7. Matt married Luciana in New York City Hall.
  8. He earned a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on July 26, 2007.
  9. He lost 40 pounds for the movie Courage Under Fire, in which he performed the appearance of a Gulf War vet.
  10. Matt trimmed his head for the movie EuroTrip.
  11. Matts grandfather is Finnish.
  12. He quit smoking after he saw a hypnotist in Los Angeles.
  13. He was named S*xiest Man Alive by People Magazine in 2007.
  14. His brother Kyle is a sculptor.

FAQ

What Is Matt Damon Working On Now?
Per Deadline, The Oscar-winning Team Is Working On A New Screenplay With Oscar-nominated Writer-director Nicole Holofcener For A Film Titled The Last Duel, Based On The Book By Eric Jager. Affleck And Damon Will Also Costar In The Film, Which Will Reportedly Be Directed By Ridley Scott.
What Was Matt Damon's First Movie?
He Made His Professional Acting Debut In The Film Mystic Pizza (1988). He Came To Prominence In 1997, When He Wrote And Starred In Good Will Hunting, Alongside Ben Affleck, Which Won Them The Academy And Golden Globe Awards For Best Screenplay And Earned Damon A Nomination For The Academy Award For Best Actor.
Did Ben Affleck And Matt Damon Grow Together?
It’s True! The Pals Met When Matt Was 10 And Ben Was 8, And They Quickly Became Friends. Eventually, They Also Bonded Over Their Shared Love For Acting. “I’ve Known Him For 35 Years, And We Grew Up Together,” Matt Told Entertainment Tonight During A 2016 Interview.
Are Matt Damon And Ben Affleck Still Close?
So Until He Starts Including The Rest Of Us, I Think We Just Have To Go Watch Him Be Great In His Movies.” The Pair Has Also Remained Close As They Made The Transition From Single Bachelors To Married Family Men. Affleck Might’ve Missed Damon’s City Hall Wedding In 2005, But He Later Attended His Vow Renewal In St.
What Does Matt Damon's Wife Do?
Bartender And Interior Designer
Are Matt Damon And Chris Hemsworth Friends?
Yes, They Are Definitely Friends – And Yes, We’d Definitely Call It A “Bromance.” In A 2014 Interview For Gq, Hemsworth Was Asked How He Met Damon Since The Two Have Never Officially Worked Together In A Film.
Who Are Matt Damon's Friends?
Hollywood Romances Come And Go – But Matt Damon And Ben Affleck Prove That Their Bromance Lasts Forever! The Dashing Duo Remained Best Friends Through All The Ups And Downs. They Went From Chasing Auditions And Competing For Roles To Becoming Two Of The Most Successful Actors Of All Time.

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