Matthew Paige Damon is an American actor, film producer, and screenwriter. Ranked among Forbes’ most bankable stars, the films in which he has appeared have collectively earned over $3.88 billion at the North American box office, making him one of the highest-grossing actors of all time.
Matt Damon Biography
|Full Name||Matthew Paige Damon|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||Matt Damon|
|Birth Place:||Cambridge, Massachusetts|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||8 October 1970|
|Age/How Old:||51 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimeters – 178 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5’ 10”
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 84 kg
In Pounds – 184 lbs
|Parents Name:||Father – Kent Damon
Mother – Nancy Carlsson-Paige
|School:||Cambridge Rindge and Latin School|
|Wife/Spouse Name:||Luciana Bozán Barroso (m. 2005)|
|Kids/Children Name:||Yes (4)|
|Profession:||Actor, film producer, and screenwriter|
|Net Worth:||$170 million|
Matt Damon Net Worth
|Net Worth:||$170 Million|
|Date of Birth:||Oct 8, 1970 (51 years old)|
|Height:||5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)|
|Profession:||Actor, Film Producer, Television producer, Screenwriter, Voice Actor, Spokesperson|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
Matt Damon was born on the 8th of October, 1979, in Cambridge city of Massachusetts. He has an elder brother named Kyle Damon, and when he was around 2 years old, his parents divorced. Matt and actor Ben Affleck have been childhood mates for a long time back. Damon did his schooling from institutions such as ‘Cambridge Alternative School’ and ‘Cambridge Rindge and Latin School’. He later dropped out from Harvard University in order to become an actor.
In 2003, Matt was in Miami filming the comedy Stuck On You. One night in a local club, he met Luciana Barroso, then a bartender and single mom, and knew right away that he wanted to marry her. They got married in 2005 and have had three more children together.
Matt Damon Education
Matt Damon has completed his high school studies from Cambridge Rindge and Latin School. He was quite brilliant in school. He later got admission into Harvard University, and he completed his further studies from there.
Matt is extremely passionate about philanthropy and supports 37 charitable organizations. He is an ambassador for ONEXONE, a nonprofit organization that seeks to improve the lives of children in North America, and a spokesperson for Feeding America, a foundation that fights hunger. He founded H2O Africa Foundation and co-founded the Not On Our Watch Project, which aims to prevent mass genocide such as that in Darfur.
Matt Damon Controversy
In 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 an appearance on The Today Show.
Matt Damon Highlights
Here are some of the best highlights of Matt Damon’s career:
- Good Will Hunting (Movie, 1997)
- Academy Awards (Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen, 1998) – Won
- The Departed (Movie, 2006)
- Interstellar (Movie, 2014)
- The Martian (Movie, 2015)
Career and Awards
Matt Damon, who is a very famous and popular person of the world, is also the best and highly decorated actor. Matt Damon has made his debut in Hollywood in 1987, and since then, he has done phenomenal work. His Bourne legacy (2002-2016) is unmatched and it will always going to remain in the hearts of everyone. His Ocean’s Trilogy is also very popular and widely successful. His work in The Martian is also hugely admired by each and everyone. He also won a lot of accolades for that role. Matt Damon is also popular for his voice over work, which he has done in both animated and documentary films. Some of the awards of Matt Damon are, Golden Globe Awards, Academy Awards for writing, Satellite Awards, People’s Choice Awards, and many more.