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Matt Damon Bio, Age, Height, Wife, Net Worth, Public Image, Movies, and Tv Shows

Matt Damon Biography

A native of Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, Matt Damon is an American film producer, screenwriter, and actor.

Ranked among Forbes’ most bankable stars, the films in which he has emerged have collectively gained over $3.88 billion at the North American box office, making him one of the highest-grossing actors of all time.

Matt Damon Age

Damon is 51 years old as of 2021. He was born on 8 October 1970 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States. He celebrates his birthday on 8 October every year.

Matt Damon Height

Damon stands at a height of 5 feet 10 inches(1.78m) tall and weighs 84 kg (185 lbs).

Matt Damon Education

Damon attended Cambridge Rindge and Cambridge Alternative School and Latin School, where he was a good student. He performed as an actor in several high school theater displays. However, he credited his drama teacher Gerry Speca as an important artistic influence, though his close friend and schoolmate Ben Affleck got the “biggest roles and longest speeches”.

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He attended Harvard University, where he was a resident of Lowell House and a member of the class of 1992, but left before acquiring his degree to take a lead role in the film Geronimo: An American Legend. While at Harvard, he wrote an early treatment of the screenplay Good Will Hunting as an exercise for an English class, for which he later acquired an Academy Award. He was a member of The Delphic Club, one of Harvard’s select Final Clubs. He was awarded the Harvard Arts Medal in 2013.

Matt Damon Family

Damon was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, the second son of Kent Telfer Damon a stockbroker, and Nancy Carlsson-Paige an early childhood education professor at Lesley University. His father had Scottish and English ancestry, while his mother is of Swedish and Finnish descent; her family surname had been changed from Pajari to Paige.

Damon and his family moved to Newton for two years. His parents divorced when he was two years old, and he and his brother returned with their mother to Cambridge, where they lived in a six-family communal house. His brother, Kyle, is an artist and a sculptor.

Matt Damon Wife

Damon met his loving Argentine wife, Luciana Bozán while filming Stuck on You in Miami in April 2003. They became engaged in September 2005 and married in a private civil ceremony at the Manhattan Marriage Bureau on December 9, 2005.

They were blessed with three daughters together born in June 2006, August 2008, and October 2010. He also has a stepdaughter Alexia Barroso (born in 1998) from Bozán’s earlier marriage and considers her to be his own. Since 2012, they have lived in the Pacific Palisades neighborhood of Los Angeles, having formerly lived in Miami and New York City.

Matt Damon Net Worth

Damon has an estimated net worth of $170 million.

Matt Damon Public Image

Comedian Jimmy Kimmel has a running gag on his ABC television show, Jimmy Kimmel Live!, where he apologizes for not being able to interview Damon at the end of each show. It pinnacled in a planned skit on September 12, 2006, when Damon stormed off after having his interview cut short.

Damon emerged in several of E! Entertainment’s top ten Jimmy Kimmel Live! spoofs. On January 24, 2013, he took over his show and mentioned the long-standing feud and having been bumped from years of shows. It involved celebrities who were formerly involved in the “feud”, including Robin Williams, Ben Affleck, and Sarah Silverman.

Matt Damon Politics

While discussing the Iraq War on Hardball with Chris Matthews in December 2006, Damon voiced concern about injustices across socioeconomic classes with regard to who is tasked with the responsibility of fighting wars.

He is a supporter of the Democratic Party and has made several crucial attacks against Republican Party figures. However, he also expressed disappointment over the policies of President Barack Obama. He had a working relationship with the Obama administration, primarily due to his friendship with Jason Furman, his former Harvard roommate who became Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisors to Obama.

In 2010, Damon narrated the documentary film Inside Job, about the part played by financial deregulation in the late-2000s financial crisis. In 2012, he joined Ben Affleck and John Krasinski in hosting a fundraiser for Democratic Senate nominee Elizabeth Warren.

Matt Damon Movies and Tv Shows

  • Good Will Hunting 1997
  • Jason Bourne 2016
  • The Martian 2015
  • The Bourne Identity 2002
  • Last Duel 2021
  • The Talented Mr. Ripley 1999
  • Stillwater 2021
  • Ocean’s Eleven 2001
  • Thor: Love and Thunder 2022
  • Mans ’66 2019
  • Thor: Ragnarok 2017
  • The Departed 2006
  • Saving Private Ryan 1998
  • Downsizing 2017
  • Interstellar 2014
  • The Bourne Supremacy 2004
  • The Bourne Ultimatum 2007
  • The Great Wall 2016
  • Elysium 2013
  • We Bought a Zoo 2011
  • The Bourne Legacy 2012
  • The Adjustment Bureau 2011
  • Oppenheimer 2023
  • Contagion 2011
  • The Rainmaker 1997
  • Invictus 2009
  • Rounders 1998
  • Ocean’s Twelve 2004

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