Matt Damon Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 29 Aug, 2018
Facts of Matt Damon
Date of Birth: 1970 , October-8
Age: 50 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch
Name Matt Damon
Birth Name Matthew Paige Damon
Nick Name Matt
Father Kent Damon
Mother Nancy Carlsson-Paige
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Cambridge, Massachusetts
Religion Roman Catholic
Ethnicity White
Profession Actor
Working For Movies
Net Worth $160 million
Salary N/A
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Light Brown
Shoe Size 11 (US) or 10 (UK) or 45 (EU)
Weight in KG 84 kg
Famous for Filmmaker
Affair with Luciana Barroso
Girlfriend Luciana Barroso
Married Yes
Married to Luciana Barroso (m. 2005)
Children 4
Divorce Not Yet
Education Graham And Parks ,Harvard University ,Cambridge Rindge and Latin School
Movies Jason Bourne
Sisters Sarah Bradford
Siblings Kyle Damon
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A film mogul Matt Damon has landed a number of marvelous performance in several successful movies. Academy Award-winning actor and film producer widely-known for his role in Good Will Hunting, The Talented Mr. Ripley,' Behind the Candelabra and The Martian. For producing Manchester by the Sea, he got a nomination for Academy Award. 

Damon is a married man and has four children. 

Matt Damon's Early Life And Education 

Matt Damon was born Matthew Paige Damon was born on the 8th of October, 1970, in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He was raised up in Cambridge along with his family. He was enrolled at the Cambridge Rindge and Latin School for his primary education. He later went on to study at the Harvard University before he decided to drop out to pursue a career in acting.

Damon is the son born to the stockbroker Kent Telfer Damon and Nancy Carlsson-Paige. He belongs to American nationality and as far as his ethnicity is concerned, he has a  mixed ethnical background as his father had English and Scottish ancestry and his mother is f five-eights Finnish and three-eights Swedish descent. He has two siblings a brother named Kyle Damon and a sister named Sarah Bradford

Damon wrote the screenplay of Good Will Hunting and won an Academy Award for the movie.

Matt Damon's Professional Career 

Matt Damon initially performed in several school theatre productions. He made his professional debut in the year 1988 playing the role in the film Mystic Pizza. He starred in the film Good Will Hunting and this role of his was highly appreciated by fans around the world. Along with an Academy Award, the movie also gained a Golden Globe for Best Screenplay. For his role in Saving Private Ryan and The Talented Mr. Ripley too, he was hugely appreciated.

Damon has also been highly acclaimed for his performance of Jason Bourne in the series Bourne from 2002 to 2016. in the TV series, she appeared in alongside Franka Potente, Julia Stiles, Brian Cox, as well as Gabriel Mann. He also featured as Francois Pienaar in Invictus.

CAPTION: Matt Damon SOURCE: Variety

In the year 2015, Damon appeared in the box office successful movie The Martian as Mark Watney and was nominated for two Academy Awards for his breakout performance in the movie sharing the screen along with Jessica Chastain, Kristen Wiig, Jeff Daniels, and Sean Bean. The following year, he played the role in the action thriller movie Jason Bourn

The actor has also won the Golden Globe and also won the BAFTA, Golden Globe and SAG for his role in Behind the Candelabra. He has accumulated a huge number of fans all around the world due to his acting credits and expertise on screen. 

Matt Damon's Net Worth, Salary, And Earnings 

Matt Damon has earned a decent amount of net worth from his prolific career. He has an estimated net worth of around $160 million,  according to Celebrity net worth. A versatile personality played the role in the blockbuster movie The Martin which was turned out to be box office hit as it grossed more than $630 million whereas its producing cost was around $108 million. 

In May 2013, Damon purchased a home for $20 million in Miami Beach. He is also the proud owner of Toyota Prius worth around $20,000. In the year 2012, he earned $9 million from his entire projects. He was paid $20 million for his marvelous performance in the movie The Bourne Ultimatum

In 2006, Damon bought his posh apartment for $20 million, in Upper West Side in Manhattan. He received a salary of $10 million from the film The Brothers Grimm. In 2000, he was a cast in The Legend of Bagger Vance from where he earned around $7 million. 

Matt Damon's Personal Life, Affair, And Dating 

Matt Damon dated actress Skylar Satenstein in 1989. He was later involved in a relationship with Minnie Driver from 1996 to 1997. Claire Danes was also surrounded with rumors to have been dating him in 1997.

In the same year, Damon started dating Winona Ryder and the couple dated for three years. Matt Damon also dated Karta Sands in 2000. The following year, the two parted way. He then was in a relationship with Odessa Whitmire from 2001 to 2003. In the year 2003, the actor also dated Rhona Mitra.

CAPTION: Matt Damon and his wife Luciana Damon SOURCE: Houston Chronicle 

Damon then started dating Luciana Damon. The couple met for the first time on the sets of Stuck on You in 2003 and they got married on December 9, 2009, and have been going pretty well with no signs of divorce. They have four children together.