Kari Matchett

Inside Biography

Born and raised in Canada, Kari Matchett is a TV and film actress. She made her debut in the entertainment industry in 1996 and is still active in the field. Some of her popular works include Cube 2: Hypercube where she appeared as a psychotherapist and Covert Affairs where she portrayed the role of a senior officer of the Domestic Protection Division. Her performance in several movies and TV series helped her to get nominated for several awards. She is dating actor David Lyons with whom she shares a child.

Early Life And Education Of Kari Matchett

Kari Matchett was born on March 25, 1970, in Spalding, Saskatchewan under the birth sign Aries. Matchett attended Lethbridge Collegiate Institue in Lethbridge and later joined the National Theater School in Montreal and the Moscow Theater School. 

Initially, Matchett performed on stage for three years at the Stratford Shakespeare Festival in Ontario.

Kari Matchett's Career


Kari Matchett made her silver screen debut in 1998 as Alison Enola in Papertrail. Two years later, she portrayed the role of Ben Reddick's wife Sarah in a romantic comedy film, Apartment Hunting with Andrew Tarbet, Matt Gordon, and Tracy Wright.

In 2001, Matchett became the part of Luis Mandoki romantic movie, Angel Eyes starring Jennifer Lopez, Jim Caviezel, and Jeremy Sisto. One of her popular work includes 2002's Cube 2: Hypercube where she appeared as the lead character of a psychotherapist, Kate Filmore. She shares the screen with Geraint Wyn Davies, Grace Lynn King, and Neil Crone.

In 2017, she was nominated by ACTRA Toronto Awards for her performance in Maudie. As of 2018, she is working as Lydia in the upcoming movie,  Into Invisible Light.

TV Series

Matchett made her TV debut in 1996, she worked in four TV series, The RezForever KnightUndue Influence, and Ready or Not. In 1998, she portrayed the role of a corporate executive (Collen Blessed) in CTV's TV series, Power Play. The series starred Michael Riley, Dean McDermott, and Caterina Scorsone. Her performance helped her to get nominated for Gemini Awards.

Matchett then worked in several TV series like All Souls, Blue Murder, Wonderfalls, The Eleventh Hour, and Invasion among others. She, however, is popular for her work in USA Network's TV series, Covert Affairs where she shared the screen with Piper Perabo, Christopher Gorham, and Anne Dudek.

Kari Matchett's Net Worth

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Kari Matchett has an estimated net worth of $3 million. Matchett worked in several movies that made an impressive collection at the box office.

Here is the list of her hit movies:

Movies Budget Box Office Collection IMDB Rating Cast Members
The Three of Life (2011) $32 million $61.7 million 6.8 Brad Pitt, Jessica Chastain, and Sean Penn.
Maudie (2016) $5.6 million $9.7 million 7.7 Sally Hawkins, Ethan Hawke, and Gabrielle Rose.

As per some sources, a TV star averagely earns a salary that ranges from $150k to $1 million.

Kari Matchett's Personal Life

Kari Matchett is dating famous Australian actor, David Lyons. The couple started their relationship in 2007. In 2013, the couple announced that they were expecting their first child.

CAPTION: Kari Matchett with her partner David Lyons. SOURCE: Marridwiki.com

When she was asked in an interview about the baby, she told,

''I don’t know if it’s a boy or girl, but the names are picked out. They just come to me, but they have a familial element to them.''

After some months, the couple welcomed their child, Juda Lyons. The pair is together for over a decade but has not married yet. 


Pic of Jude and I on stormy Spanish beach. #heaven #thebestoftimes x

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Previously, Matchett was married to Canadian TV and film director, T.W. Peac* * ke in 1998 after dating for a while. The couple was happy together until they announced their divorce in 2006. They were together for 8 years and shared no children together. Even after years of their separation, they have not disclosed the reason for their divorce.

Here is the video where Kari Matchett talks about her movie, Maudie:

by saru, 26 Jul, 2018

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