Matt Damon doesn’t need any type of introduction, he is one of the most famous and known personalities in the Hollywood industry. He is also one of those Hollywood celebrities or actors who is honored with the tag “Bankable Stars”.
Now I know most of you might be thinking, hey, what do you mean by bankable stars, so let me explain it to you. The tag or term is normally used for those Hollywood celebs, who come with guaranteed box-office success. In simple words, a star or celebrity whose appearance is enough to hit a movie on the box-office known as “Bankable Stars”.
He appeared in a movie, that collected more than 3.12 billion dollars at the NABF ( North American box office ), this made him one of the highest-grossing actors of all time. I think this is quite enough to make you understand why he has a tag of “Bankable Stars”.
I hope my explanation was good enough to make you understand the term “Bankable Stars”, now let’s move on. So Matt Damon was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, the United States on October 8, 1970. Currently, the age of Matt Damon is around 50 years, and the full name of Matt Damon is Matthew Paige Damon.
Matt Damon Overview
Matthew Paige Damon
Date Of Birth
October 8, 1970
Place Of Birth
Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
5 feet 8 inches
84 kg/185 lbs
Voice Acting, Screenwriter, Philanthropist, Producer, Film Actor
Luciana Bozán Barroso
Matt Damon Early Life
Matt Damon or Matthew Paige Damon was born on October 8, 1970, in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. His father’s name was Kent Telfer Damon he was a stockbroker, and his mother named Nancy Carlsson-Paige, she was an ECEP ( Early Childhood Education Professor ) at a university named Lesley University. He also has an older brother named Kyle Damon, he is a Sculptor and a Visual Artist.
There that only a few people know that from the beginning his family surname was not Paige, it was Pajari. But as time passed it became “Pajari” to “Paige”. When Matthew was just 2 years old his parents got divorced due to some reason and after that matt, kyle, and his mother Nancy Carlsson-Paige had to move to Cambridge.
For his high school studies, he attended Cambridge Rindge & Latin School and Cambridge Alternative School. During an interview, Matt said that his drama teacher Gerry Speca inspired him to take the path of acting. There is another fact that also known by a few, Matt Damon and Ben Affleck was close friend and schoolmate too.
Matt Damon Career
In the year 1988, he ( Matt ) joined Harvard, where Damon did many theater plays like A… My Name is Alice and Burn This. At the age of 18, he made his first-ever movie debut with the romantic comedy film “Mystic Pizza”.
While studying at Harvard, Matt did many small roles for example he did a role in the TNT ( Turner Classic Movies ) film “Rising Son” and also he did a small role in a prep-school drama “School Ties”.
Apart from these small roles, Damon did a major role in Courage Under Fire which was released in 1996. He played a role of an opiate-addicted soldier, but for the role he did a lot of struggle, I mean he had to lose 18 kg in just 3 months of time.
Matt Damon is also a great voice artist, he gave his voice for the animated movie Ponyo, which was released in the year 2009. He also gave his voice to the main character of a science fiction adventure movie Titan A.E., the name of that main character was Cale Tucker.
In the year 2013, Matt appeared in a Nespresso advertisement, which was around 20 seconds long, the advertisement was directed by Grant Heslov, this deal earned him more than 3 million dollars.
Matt Damon Personal Life
Talking about the personal life of Matt Damon, then he has three beautiful daughters from his wife Luciana Bozán Barroso. In the year 2003, Matt met his wife, during the shoot of a film named Stuck on You, the shoot was going on in Miami.
In September 2005, Matt Damon and Luciana Bozán Barroso got engaged and they married each other on December 9, 2005. Matt also has a stepdaughter named Alexia Barroso, she was born in 1999 and currently, she is 22 years old.
Matt living with his family in the Pacific Palisades neighborhood of LA, since 2012. In the year 2018, Damon purchased a decent penthouse in NY, the worth of the penthouse is around 17 million dollars.
Matt Damon Social Media & Net Worth
Now let’s talk about the main question of this article, that what is the net worth of Matt Damon. Matt is working in the Hollywood industry since the ’90s and he gave many box-office hit movies as a result his current net worth is more than 170 Million dollars.