Matt Damon or Matthew Paige Damon is an American actor, filmmaker, and screenwriter, and philanthropist. The films in which he has appeared have been ranked among Forbes’ most bankable stars, and have collectively grossed over $ 3.12 billion at the North American box office.
Matt Damon Biography
Famous As: Matt Damon
Profession: Actor, Film Maker, Screenwriter, Voice Actor
Matt Damon age: 50 years
Birthday: October 8, 1970
Birth Place: Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.
Birth Sign: Libra
Matt Damon Height: 5 feet 10 inches (178 cm)
Weight: 185 lbs (84 kg)
Body Measurements: 43 – 32 – 15
Matt Damon Net Worth: $160 million
Salary: Under Review
Born Name: Matthew Paige “Matt” Damon
Nickname: Matt, Paige, Damon
Matt Damon Ethnicity: English, Finnish, Scottish
Religion: Roman Catholic
Sexual Orientation: straight
Body Shape: Straight
Shoe Size: 11 (US)
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Brown
School: Cambridge Alternative School
Father: Kent Telfer Damon (Stockbroker)
Mother: Nancy Carlsson-Paige (Early Childhood education professor at Lesley University)
University: Harvard University (dropped out)
Brother(s): Kyle (Accomplished Sculptor and Artist)
Marital Status: Married
Matt Damon Spouse/wife name: Luciana Bozán Barroso (m. 2005)
Relationship With: Skylar Satenstein (1989),Minnie Driver (1996-97),Claire Danes (1997),Vinona Ryder (1997-2000),Kara Sands (2000),Odessa Whitmire (2001-2003),Rhona Mitra (2003),Luciana Damon (2003-present)
Damon grew up in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and attended the Cambridge Rindge School and Latin School, where he took drama lessons.
At the age of 18, he took a small part in Mystic Pizza (1988) and also enrolled at Harvard as a major in English. After appearing in the TV movie Rising Son (1990), he left Harvard to pursue an acting career just 12 credit hours before graduation.
“Roles in School Ties “(1992) and “Geronimo: An American Legend “(1993) preceded his acclaimed performance as a young soldier forced to testify about a battle during the Persian Gulf War in Brave Under Fire (1996).
This portrayal caught the attention of director Francis Ford Coppola, who portrayed Damon as a junior attorney opposite Danny DeVito in The Rainmaker (1997).
Matthew Damon Family
His father is of English and Scottish descent, and his mother is of five-eighth Finnish and three-eighth Swedish origin, and Damon and his family moved to Newton for two years.
His parents separated when he was 2 years old, and Damon and his brother returned with their mother to Cambridge, where they lived in a shared home of six families. Matthew Paige Damon’s brother Kyle is now an accomplished sculptor and artist.
He enrolled at Harvard University, where he was a resident of Lowell House and a member of the 1992 class, but left before receiving his degree to take the lead role in Geronimo: An American Legend. While at Harvard, he wrote an early treatment of the Good Will Hunting scenario as an English class exercise.
Matt Damon Career
The film debuted at the age of 18, with one dialogue line in the romantic comedy Mystic Pizza. In 2009 He lent his voice to the English version of the animated film Ponyo, which was released in the US in August 2009.
Damon was the founder of H2O Africa Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Running the Sahara campaign, which merged with WaterPartners to create Water.org in July 2009, and is also an ambassador for ONEXONE, a nonprofit committed to supporting, preserving, and improving children’s lives at home in Canada, the United States and around the world.
Damon got an Academy Award from five nominations, two Golden Globe Awards from eight nominations, and one nomination for two British Film Academy Awards and six Emmy Awards.
He won awards in Good Will Hunting (1997), a screenplay he had originally written for his Harvard English language class. Good Will Hunting (1997) was nominated for 9 Academy Awards, one of which won Matt a prize for Best Original Screenplay with Ben Affleck. In 1998, Matt starred in Steven Spielberg’s Saving Private Ryan (1998), which was one of the most popular films of that year.
Matt had the opportunity to work with Tom Hanks and Vin Diesel while filming this movie. In 1998, he starred as a serious law student and reformed poker player in Rounders (1998), starring opposite Edward Norton and John Malkovich. The following year, Matt returned to his childhood friend, Ben Affleck, and fellow comedian Chris Rock, in the comedy Dogma (1999).
Major controversies about Matt Damon
He was in trouble over his private statements about the Green Light Project when he criticized a black filmmaker on the basis of diversity in his documentary.
There was another bold statement that Matt Damon made when he was promoting his movie, Mars. He said that gay people should not be open about their sexuality because it affects the way people perceive you as an artist and one should be able to play the puzzle well.
He has a friendly feud with Jimmy Kimmel because once his time on the show was cut and Matt came out. Jimmy mocked this at the end of a few episodes and Matt appeared again on the show and took over the show to say what he had to say.
It seems his luck has changed since meeting Luciana Buzan, a former bartender who now works as an interior designer. The two tied the knot in New York City in December 2005 and daughter Isabella was born on June 11, 2006, as Matt was enjoying his new role as a father.
Damon-Luciana couple has three daughters named Isabella, Gia Zavala, and Stella Zavala. He also has a daughter-in-law, Alexia Barroso, from Luciana’s previous marriage, since 2012, they have lived in Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, having previously lived in Miami and New York.
Matthew Damon age, height, and measurements
Matt Damon Age 50. Matt Damon’s height is 5 feet 10 inches (178 cm) and weight is 185 lbs (84 kg). Body Measurements 43 – 32 – 15.
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