Matthew Paige Damon Biography, Family, Wife, Kids, Films and Net Worth
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Who is Matt Paige Damon?
Matthew Paige Damon is an American actor, producer, and screenwriter. The films he has appeared in have collectively earned over $3.12 billion at the North American box office and ranks among Forbes’ most bankable stars. This made him one of the highest-grossing actors of all time.
Matthew Damon’s Career
Matthew Paige Damon has received various awards and nominations, including an Academy Award and two Golden Globe Awards. Damon started his acting career by appearing in high school theater productions. He created his professional acting debut within the film Mystic pizza (1988).
Matthew Damon rose to prominence in 1997 once he and Ben Affleck wrote and starred in goodwill Hunting, which won them the Academy and Golden Globe awards for Best Screenplay. He continued to garner praise from critics for his roles as the title character in Saving Private Ryan (1998), the antihero in the proficient Mr. Ripley (1999). Additionally a fallen angel in Dogma (1999), an energy analyst in Syriana (2005), a corrupt Irish-American police officer within the Departed (2006), and race car driver Carroll Shelby in Ford v Ferrari (2019).
Matthew is also known for his starring roles as Jason Bourne in the Bourne franchise (2002-2016), as a con man in the Ocean’s trilogy (2001-2007). He had a supporting role as rugby player Francois Pienaar in Invictus (2009) and won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor for his leading role as an astronaut stranded on Mars in The Martian (2015).
He portrayed Scott Thorson in the biopic Behind the Candelabra (2013) and produced the reality series Project Greenlight (2001-2015) as well as the film Manchester by the Sea (2016).
Matthew Damon’s Age
Paige Damon aged 50 as of 2020 was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, on October 8, 1970.
Matthew Paige Damon’s Education
Matt Damon attended Cambridge Alternative School and Cambridge Rindge and Latin School, where he was a good student. He later attended Harvard University but left before receiving his degree to take a lead role in the film Geronimo: An American Legend.
Matthew Paige’s Interests
Matthew Paige Damon is a fan of the Boston Red Sox. He narrated the commemorative DVD release of an event after the team won the 2007 World Series. Damon has also competed in several World Series of Poker (WSOP) events, including the 2010 World Series of Poker main event.
Matthew is a supporter of politics as he endorsed Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential election. He also joined Ben Affleck and John Krasinski in hosting a fundraiser for Democratic Senate nominee Elizabeth Warren. He is a supporter of the Democratic Party and has made several critical attacks against Republican Party figures.
Damon was the founder of H2O A Africa Foundation, which merged with WaterPartners to create Water.org in July 2009. He supports One Campaign, which is aimed at fighting AIDS and poverty in Third World countries.
Damon is also a spokesperson for Feeding America, a hunger-relief organization. He is a member of their Entertainment Council, participating in their Ad Council public service announcements.
Matthew Paige Damon’s Family
Matthew Paige Damon is the second son of Kent Telfer Damon (1942-2017), a stockbroker, and Nancy Carlsson-Paige (b. 1946), an early childhood education professor at Lesley University. His father had English and Scottish ancestry, while his mother is of Finnish and Swedish descent: her family surname had been changed from ”Pajari” to ”Paige”.
Damon’s parents divorced when he was two years old, and he and his brother returned with their mother to Cambridge.
Matthew Paige Damon’s Siblings
Damon has an elder brother, Kyle Damon who is a sculptor and artist.
Matthew Paige’s Wife
Damon met his Argentine wife, Luciana Bozan Barroso 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.
Matthew Damon’s Kids
The couple has three daughters together: Isabella Damon, born in June 2006, Gia Zavala Damon, born August 2008, and Stella Damon, born October 2010. Damon also has a stepdaughter Alexia Barroso born in 1998 from Barrosso’s previous marriage.
Matthew Damon’s Height
Adding up to his well-built body Damon has a height of 5′ 10”.
Where does Matthew Damon live?
Damon and his family have lived in the Pacific Palisades neighborhood of Los Angeles since 2012, having previously in Miami and New York City.
Matthew Damon’s Net Worth
Being an actor, film producer, and screenwriter, Damon’s net worth is $170 million as of 2021.
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