Matt Cornett Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 17 Dec, 2020
Facts of Matt Cornett
Date of Birth: 1998 , October-6
Age: 23 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 6 Feet
Name Matt Cornett
Birth Name Matt Cornett
Father Arthur Cornett
Mother Rhonda Cornett
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Rogers, Arkansas, USA
Profession Actor
Awards Young Artist Award, Young Entertainer Award
Online Presence Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Official Site
Movies Can, I Think My Babysitter's an Alien, Inconceivable, Alex & Me
TV Show Southland, Nightmare U, Bella and the Bulldogs, Criminal Minds, Life in Pieces, Game Shakers, The Goldbergs, High School Musical: The Musical - The Series
Siblings 2 (1 brother, 1 sister)
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Matt Cornett is an American film and television actor who stars as E.J. Caswell in the  Disney+ mockumentary musical drama series High School Musical: The Musical: The Series

How Old is Matt Cornett? What is his Height?

Matt Cornett was born on October 6, 1998, the youngest of three children, to Rhonda and Art Cornett. He is 22 years old at the time of this writing and stands at 6 feet (1.83 meters).

Born and raised in Rogers, Arkansas, Cornett moved to Los Angeles, California in 2012 to pursue his acting career.     


Upon his move to Los Angeles, Cornett immediately found work. He made his on-screen debut in the 2012 adventure short film Family Treasure. Later that year, Cornett made his television debut as Daniel in the thriller series Nightmare U.

Matt Cornett in Bella and the Bulldogs SOURCE: Pinterest

The following year, he had a guest appearance as Lou in the fifth season of the TNT crime-drama series Southland. He also made his feature film debut in 2013, playing one of the lead roles of Diego in the family adventure drama film Can, alongside Mj Walters, Dario Torres, and Jose Diaz, among others.  

In 2015, Cornett played Glenn in the family comedy movie I Think My Babysitter's an Alien

His breakthrough role was Zach Barnes in the short-lived Nickelodeon comedy series Bella and the Bulldogs starring Brec Bassinger, Coy Stewart, Buddy Handleson, Jackie Radinsky, Haley Tju, Lilimar Hernandez, and Rio Mangini, among others. For his performance, he won two Young Artist Awards, in 2014 and 2016.  

He went on to have guest appearances on the ABC sitcom The Middle, the CBS police procedural drama series Criminal Minds, another ABC sitcom Speechless, the CBS sitcom Life in Pieces, and the Freeform comedy series Alone Together.       

Matt Cornett as E.J. Caswell in High School Musical: The Musical: The Series SOURCE: teenplicity

In 2019, Cornett landed a starring role as E.J. Caswell in the Disney+ TV series adaptation of the High School Musical film series starring Zac Efron and Vanessa Hudgens, High School Musical: The Musical - The Series. Cornett is joined by Olivia Rodrigo, Julia Lester, Joshua Bassett, Sofia Wylie, Larry Saperstein, Frankie Rodriguez, Kate Reinders, Mark St. Cyr, and Dara Reneé.   

In his off-time, Cornett indulges in various hobbies like playing football, singing, playing guitar, and video games. 

What is Matt Cornett's Net Worth in 2020?

According to some online sources, Matt Cornett is believed to have a net worth of $200 thousand, as of December 2020. The 22-year-old's career began in 2012 and in the ensuing eight years, Cornett has been seen in nearly two dozen films and TV shows combined.