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Matt Damon: Biography, Net Worth, Movies, Wife & More

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October 8, 1970

Matt Damon is an American actor, screenwriter, and producer. He is best known for his roles as Jason Bourne in the Bourne franchise in The Bourne Supremacy (2004). He has also starred in films such as Good Will Hunting (1997), The Departed (2006), and Syriana (2005). Damon has received critical acclaim for his work in films such as Invictus (2009) and Manchester by the Sea (2016).

Early Life and Education

Matt Damon was born on October 8, 1970, in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He is the son of Kent Telfer Damon, a stockbroker, and Nancy Carlsson-Paige, an early childhood education professor at Lesley University. His parents divorced when he was two years old and he lived with his mother in Newton until he was eight years old before moving back to Cambridge with his father. He has an older brother named Kyle, an actor, and a younger sister named Sarah.

Damon attended public schools in Cambridge throughout his childhood including the Cambridge Rindge and Latin School where he was a talented student and athlete. He played varsity soccer and baseball in high school and even considered pursuing a career in professional baseball before ultimately deciding to focus on acting.

Acting Career

Matt Damon is one of Hollywood's most successful actors. He first gained recognition for his role in the film "Good Will Hunting." Since then, he has starred in many popular films, including "The Bourne Identity," "The Martian," and "Thor." His work has earned him both critical and commercial success. Damon has a net worth of $140 million.

Matt Damon Bourne Ultimatum
Matt Damon in the movie Bourne Ultimatum

Damon began his acting career in the early 1990s. He made his film debut in 1992 with a small role in the movie "School Ties." His first major role came in 1997 with the film "Good Will Hunting." The movie was a huge success, earning Damon an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay.

Since "Good Will Hunting," Damon has starred in many popular films. In 2001, he played the lead role in "The Bourne Identity.

Directing and Producing: Not just an actor

Matthew Paige Damon is an American actor, screenwriter, businessperson, film producer, and philanthropist. He is ranked among Forbes magazine's most bankable stars and is one of the highest-grossing actors of all time. Damon has received multiple awards throughout his career, including an Academy Award from five nominations, two Golden Globe Awards from eight nominations, and has been nominated for three British Academy Film Awards and six Emmy Awards.

Born and raised in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Damon began his acting career by appearing in high school theater productions. He made his professional acting debut in the Tim Burton-directed science fiction film Mystic River (2003). Damon achieved mainstream success after starring as the title character in the Bourne film franchise (2002–16), which established him as one of the A-list Hollywood actors. He also co-wrote each film in the franchise with Paul Greengrass.

Family Life: Married to Luciana Barroso, three daughters

Married to Luciana Barroso, Matt Damon is a doting father of three daughters. He often speaks about the joys and challenges of family life, saying that it keeps him grounded.

"Having a family is like having a team behind you," Damon has said. "My wife is an amazing mother and wife. She makes my life better."

The actor says that fatherhood has also made him more aware of the world around him and the need to make it a better place for future generations.

"When you have kids, all of a sudden everything becomes about them," he told The Telegraph. "You want to make sure they have every opportunity and that they can grow up in a world that's safe.

Charitable Work: Co-founder of Water.org

In 2008, Matt Damon and Gary White co-founded Water.org, a nonprofit organization that provides access to safe water and sanitation in developing countries. To date, Water.org has helped more than 8 million people in over 40 countries get access to clean water and sanitation.

Damon and his wife Luciana have been involved in a number of charitable causes over the years. In 2010, they founded the H2O Africa Foundation which works to provide clean water and sanitation to communities in sub-Saharan Africa. They also work with ONEXONE, an organization that helps provide food, water, education, health care, and emergency relief to children around the world.

Conclusion: A successful career in Hollywood

Matt Damon is one of Hollywood's most successful actors. With a net worth of $160 million, he has proven himself to be a force to be reckoned with in the entertainment industry. He has starred in some of the biggest films of all time, and his work has earned him critical acclaim and commercial success. There is no doubt that Matt Damon is one of Hollywood's most successful actors.

Matt Damon

Bio
Full NameMatthew Paige Damon
NicknameMatt
Date of BirthOctober 8, 1970
Age Years
NationalityAmerican
BirthplaceCambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.
Home TownCambridge
ReligionRoman Catholic
Educational Qualification-
SchoolCambridge Alternative School
College/ UniversityHarvard University (dropped out)
Zodiac SignLibra ♎
ProfessionFilm Actor, Filmmaker, Voice actor, Screenwriter
Physical Stats
Height5 feet 8 inches (1.78 m)
Weight84 kg (185 lb)
Hair ColorLight Brown
Eye ColorBlue
Favorite
Color-
FoodPizza 
SportsBaseball
BookA People's History of the United States (Howard Zinn)
Song Afternoon Delight by Starland Vocal Band
PlaceArgentina
HobbiesMusic, Spending time with Family
Family & Relationship
Marital StatusMarried
FatherKent Damon
MotherNancy Carlsson-Paige
Spouse (Wife/ Husband)Luciana Barroso (m. 2005)
Children4
Son(s)-
Daughter(s)Alexia Barroso, Isabella Damon, Gia Damon, and Stella Damon,
Brother(s)Kyle Damon
Sister(s)Sarah Bradford
Career
ProfessionFilm Actor, Filmmaker, Voice actor, Screenwriter
Net Worth$170 Million
Famous forJason Bourne Movie Franchise
DebutMystic Pizza (1988)
Awards/ HonoursAwards
Academy Awards
Golden Globe Awards
American Cinematheque Award
Berlin International Film Festival
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SignatureMatt Damon Autograph

Movie List

Oppenheimer
[ Upcoming (2023) ]
Thor: Love and Thunder
[ 2022 ]
Stillwater
[ 2021 ]
No Sudden Move
[ 2021 ]
The Last Duel
[ 2021 ]
Ford v Ferrari
[ 2019 ]
Jay and Silent Bob Reboot
[ 2019 ]
Unsane
[ 2018 ]
Deadpool 2
[ 2018 ]
Ocean's 8
[ 2018 ]
Bending the Arc
[ 2017 ]
Downsizing
[ 2017 ]
Suburbicon
[ 2017 ]
Thor: Ragnarok
[ 2017 ]
Manchester by the Sea
[ 2016 ]
Jason Bourne
[ 2016 ]
The Great Wall
[ 2016 ]
The Martian
[ 2015 ]
Interstellar
[ 2014 ]
The Monuments Men
[ 2014 ]
The Man Who Saved the World
[ 2014 ]
Elysium
[ 2013 ]
The Zero Theorem
[ 2013 ]
Behind the Candelabra
[ 2013 ]
Promised Land
[ 2012 ]
The Adjustment Bureau
[ 2011 ]
Contagion
[ 2011 ]
Margaret
[ 2011 ]
Happy Feet Two
[ 2011 ]
We Bought a Zoo
[ 2011 ]
Green Zone
[ 2010 ]
Hereafter
[ 2010 ]
True Grit
[ 2010 ]
Inside Job
[ 2010 ]
Ponyo
[ 2009 ]
Invictus
[ 2009 ]
Che: Part Two
[ 2008 ]
Ponyo
[ 2008 ]
Ocean's Thirteen
[ 2007 ]
The Bourne Ultimatum
[ 2007 ]
Youth Without Youth
[ 2007 ]
Running the Sahara
[ 2007 ]
The Departed
[ 2006 ]
The Good Shepherd
[ 2006 ]
Magnificent Desolation: Walking on the Moon 3D
[ 2005 ]
The Brothers Grimm
[ 2005 ]
Syriana
[ 2005 ]
Feast
[ 2005 ]
EuroTrip
[ 2004 ]
Jersey Girl
[ 2004 ]
The Bourne Supremacy
[ 2004 ]
Ocean's Twelve
[ 2004 ]
Howard Zinn: You Can't Be Neutral on a Moving Train
[ 2004 ]
The Battle of Shaker Heights
[ 2003 ]
Stuck on You
[ 2003 ]
Gerry
[ 2002 ]
Stolen Summer
[ 2002 ]
Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron
[ 2002 ]
The Third Wheel
[ 2002 ]
The Bourne Identity
[ 2002 ]
Confessions of a Dangerous Mind
[ 2002 ]
Speakeasy
[ 2002 ]
Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back
[ 2001 ]
Ocean's Eleven
[ 2001 ]
The Majestic
[ 2001 ]
Titan A.E.
[ 2000 ]
The Legend of Bagger Vance
[ 2000 ]
Finding Forrester
[ 2000 ]
All the Pretty Horses
[ 2000 ]
Dogma
[ 1999 ]
The Talented Mr. Ripley
[ 1999 ]
Saving Private Ryan
[ 1998 ]
Rounders
[ 1998 ]
Chasing Amy
[ 1997 ]
The Rainmaker
[ 1997 ]
Good Will Hunting
[ 1997 ]
Courage Under Fire
[ 1996 ]
Glory Daze
[ 1995 ]
Geronimo: An American Legend
[ 1993 ]
School Ties
[ 1992 ]
Field of Dreams
[ 1989 ]
The Good Mother
[ 1988 ]
Mystic Pizza
[ 1988 ]

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