Matt Damon Biography, Age, Height, Family, wife, Net worth, Salary

Matt Damon Biography

Matt Damon (Matthew Paige Damon) is an American film producer, actor, and screenwriter. In addition, he ranked among Forbes’ most bankable stars, and also the films in which he has appeared have collectively get around $3.88 billion and above at the North American box office, making Damon one of the highest-grossing actors of all time.

Matt Damon Age|Birthday

Damon is 51 years old and known as an actor, He was born on 8th October 1970 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States. Therefore, he celebrates his birthday on the 8th of October every year.

Matt Damon Height |weight

Damon’s height is estimated to be 5 feet 10 Inches tall (178 centimeters). In addition, he has a body weight of 84 kilograms.

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Matt Damon Family

Damon was born to Kent(father) who was known as an English and Scottish ancestry, who worked as a finance and real estate. In addition, his mother Nancy, who is of Finnish and Swedish descent, she worked as a professor in early childhood education. Besides, his family name was changed from Pajari to Paige.

Damon together with his family moved to Newton for two years. Unfortunately, his parents divorced when he was two years, and they returned with their mother to Cambridge, together with his brother.  Furthermore, his brother, Kyle, is a sculptor and artist. Additionally, he has said that he felt he did not belong as a lonely teenager.

Matt Damon wife

Damon married Luciana Barroso in 2005. Additionally, they were blessed with three children, Stella Damon(daughter), Isabella Damon (daughter), and Gia Zavala Damon (son).

Matt Damon Career

Damon started his acting career by appearing in high school theater productions. Furthermore, in 1988, he made his professional acting debut in the film Mystic Pizza. Besides, he continued acting in Courage Under Fire in 1996. Later in 1997, he soon gained prominence when he and Ben Affleck wrote and starred in Good Will Hunting. This made them receive the Academy and Golden Globe awards for Best Screenplay.

Furthermore, he continued to garner praise from critics for his performances in Saving Private Ryan in 1998.  Mr. Ripley in 1999, Syriana in 2005, The Departed in 2006, True Grit in 2010, Contagion in 2011, Downsizing in 2017, Ford v Ferrari in 2019,  and The Last Duel in both 2021. He additionally received the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor for his leading role as Mark Watney, an astronaut stranded on Mars, in The Martian in 2015.

Besides, he was known for his starring roles as Jason Bourne in the franchise in 2002–2007; 2016, and as con man Linus Caldwell in the Ocean’s trilogy in 2001–2007; 2018. Additionally, he portrayed the fallen angel Loki in the View Askewniverse films Dogma in 1999 and Jay and Silent Bob Reboot in 2019, and Loki actor in the Marvel Cinematic Universe films Thor: Ragnarok in 2017 and Thor: Love and Thunder in 2022.

Additionally, he was known for his performances in television, such as his portrayal as Scott Thorson in the HBO biopic Behind the Candelabra in 2013 for which he became nominated for the Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Movie or Limited Series.

Furthermore, he won Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series nominations for his performances on 30 Rock (2011 and Saturday Night Live in 2019). Besides, he produced the reality series Project Greenlight from 2001–2015 and also the film Manchester by the Sea in 2016.

Matt Damon Education

Damon went to Cambridge Alternative School and Cambridge Rindge and Latin School, where he was a good and talented student. Additionally, he performed as an actor in many high school theater productions. Furthermore, he credited his drama teacher Gerry Speca as an important artistic influence, though his close friend and schoolmate Ben Affleck received the “biggest roles and longest speeches”.

Later, Damon attended Harvard University, where he became a resident of Lowell House and a member of the class of 1992, but left prior to receiving his degree to take a lead role in the film Geronimo. At Harvard, Damon wrote an early treatment of the screenplay Good Will Hunting as an exercise for an English lesson. He later won an Academy Award. Besides, he was a member of The Delphic Club, one of Harvard’s select Final Clubs. Additionally, he was awarded the Harvard Arts Medal  (2013).

Matt Damon Movies

  • The Rainmaker (1997)
  • The Martian (2015)
  • The Bourne Identity (2002)
  • The Bourne Supremacy (2004)
  • Jason Bourne (2016)
  • Saving Private Ryan (1998)
  • The Departed (2006)
  • The Bourne Ultimatum (2007)
  • Good Will Hunting (1997)
  • Ford v Ferrari (2019)
  • Ocean’s Eleven (2001)
  • True Grit (2010)
  • Ocean’s Thirteen (2007)
  • The Legend of Bagger Vance (2000)
  • Interstellar (2014)
  • Rounders (1998)
  • The Great Wall (2016)
  • Hereafter (2010)
  • Geronimo: An American Legend (1993)
  • The Good Shepherd (2006)
  • Promised Land (2012)
  • The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999)
  • The Last Duel (2021)
  • Contagion (2011)

Matt Damon Net worth| Salary

Damon has an estimated net worth of around $170 Million. In addition, he is earns an average salary of $15 Million. He as well has a monthly income of $2 Million, that he gets from his career as a screenwriter. Additionally, he ranked among Forbes magazine’s most bankable stars and as well one of the highest-grossing actors of all time.

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