Matt Damon is ranked as one of the most talented and successful young actors in the Hollywood movie industry today.
Matt Damon’s impressive acting skills combined with his global popularity makes him one of the most profitable movie stars for filmmakers. Matt Damon has also starred in some of Hollywood’s highest-grossing movies.
Besides being a skilled actor, Matt Damon is also a talented scriptwriter as well as an accomplished movie producer as well.
Matt Damon is one of the most awarded stars of his generation and has had numerous award nominations to his credit as well.
About Matt Damon
|Real Name||Matthew Paige Damon|
|Date of Birth||8th October 1970|
|Place of Birth||Cambridge (Massachusetts)|
|Education||Dropout from Harvard University|
|Height||5 ft 10"
(178 cm) approximately
|Hair Color||Light Brown|
Family & Relationships
|Father||Kent Telfer Damon
|Mother||Nancy Carlsson-Paige Damon
|Brother||Kyle Damon (Older)
|Wife||Luciana Bozan Barroso Damon
|Net Worth||INR 1267,00,00,000
(USD 177 Million)
|Annual Income||INR 107,00,00,000
(USD 15 Million)
|Famous for||MOVIES -
Courage Under Fire (1996), The Rainmaker, Good Will Hunting (1997), Saving Private Ryan (1998), The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999), Ocean's Eleven (2001), The Bourne Identity (2002), The Bourne Supremacy, Ocean's Twelve (2004), Syriana, The Brothers Grimm (2005), The Departed (2006), The Bourne Ultimatum, Ocean's Thirteen (2007), Invictus, The Informant! (2009), True Grit, Hereafter (2010), The Adjustment Bureau, Contagion, We Bought a Zoo (2011), Behind the Candelabra, Elysium (2013), Interstellar (2014), The Martian (2015), Jason Bourne (2016)
Rising Son (1990), The Good Old Boys (1995), Will & Grace - "A Chorus Lie" (2002), 30 Rock (2010-2011)
|First Movie||Courage Under Fire (1996)|
|Hobbies||Loves reading and collecting comic-books, cycling|
Matt Damon is truly one of the most talented and popular superstar actors from the Hollywood film industry today as is proven by his being part of some of Hollywood’s highest-grossing and critically-acclaimed movies. Matt Damon is also a successful film and TV producer and co-owns a couple of production houses with his childhood friend and Hollywood superstar Ben Affleck.
Matt Damon’s age is around 50, as Matt Damon was born on the 8th of October, 1970 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Matt Damon’s height is around 5 ft 10 inches (178 cm) while Matt Damon’s weight is around 80 kg (175 lbs). In his spare time, Matt Damon loves cycling, and lists reading and collecting comic books as being part of his hobbies.
Matt Damon’s father is Kent Telfer Damon, a stockbroker by profession, while Matt Damon’s mother is Nancy Carlsson-Paige Damon, who worked as an early childhood education professor at the Lesley University. Matt Damon is the second and youngest child to his parents before they separated and divorced when Matt Damon was around 2 years old. Although Matt Damon does not have any sisters, Matt Damon’s older brother is Kyle Damon, who is popular as a sculptor and artist. Matt Damon’s wife is Luciana Bozan Barroso Damon, a former bartender from Argentina with whom he has been married since December of 2005. Matt Damon and his wife Luciana Barroso Damon have 3 lovely daughters, named Isabella Zavala Damon, Gia Zavala Damon and Stella Zavala Damon.
Thanks to his impressive acting skills, combined with his success as a film and television producer in the American entertainment industry, Matt Damon’s annual income is around INR 107 crores (USD 15 Million) which brings Matt Damon’s net worth to an estimated INR 1,267 crores (USD 177 Million).
Talking about his success as a talented actor in the Hollywood movie industry, Matt Damon has won several prestigious awards besides having had numerous award nominations to his credit till date.
Matt Damon was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in July of 2007.
Matt Damon has won the Academy Award for Best Screenplay for having written the script of the critically-acclaimed ‘Good Will Hunting’ (1998), won the Golden Globe Award for Best Screenplay – Motion Picture for writing ‘Good Will Hunting’ (1998), won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy for his impressive role in ‘The Martian’ (2016), won the American Cinematheque Awards’ 2010 Contribution to the Art of Moving Picture award and won the Awards Circuit Community’s Award for Best Original Screenplay for having written ‘Good Will Hunting’ (1997).
Matt Damon is winner of the Berlin International Film Festival’s Outstanding Single Achievement award for writing the script of ‘Good Will Hunting’ (1998) and winner of the Berlin International Film Festival’s Outstanding Artistic Contribution – Ensemble Cast award for ‘The Good Shepherd’ (2007) apart from being winner of the Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Actor – Video for his role in ‘Good Will Hunting’ (1998).
Matt Damon has also been awarded the Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Breakout Artist for his excellent acting in ‘Good Will Hunting’ (1998) as well as the Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Screenplay (Original) for having written ‘Good Will Hunting’ (1998), awarded the Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Most Promising Actor for his impressive role in ‘Good Will Hunting’ (1997), awarded the Empire Award for Best Actor for not only his role in ‘The Bourne Supremacy’ (2005) but also awarded the Empire Award for Best Actor for his excellent performance in ‘The Martian’ (2016), awarded the Florida Film Critics Circle Award for Newcomer of the Year for his impressive performance in ‘Good Will Hunting’ (1997), awarded the Humanitas Prize for Feature Film Category (shared with Ben Affleck) for writing and performing in ‘Good Will Hunting’ (1997), awarded the first Las Vegas Film Critics Society Award for Most Promising Actor for his role in ‘The Rainmaker’ (1997) and awarded the second Las Vegas Film Critics Society Award for Most Promising Actor for his role in ‘Good Will Hunting’ (1997).
Matt Damon has also won the National Board of Review Award for Special Achievement in Filmmaking (shared with Ben Affleck) for ‘Good Will Hunting’ (1998), won another National Board of Review Award for Best Cast for ‘The Departed’ (2007) and won the National Board of Review Award for Best Actor for his impressive role in ‘The Martian’ (2015), won the Online Film Critics Society Award for Best Cast for ‘Saving Private Ryan’ (1998), won the People’s Choice Award for Favorite Male Action Star for his excellent role in ‘The Bourne Ultimatum’ (2008), shared the Satellite Award for Best Original Screenplay with Ben Affleck for having written ‘Good Will Hunting’ (1998) and won the Satellite Award for Best Cast – Motion Picture for ‘The Departed’ (2006), won the ShoWest Convention’s 1998 Male Star of Tomorrow award and won the ShoWest Convention’s 2005 Male Star of the Year award and also won the Western Heritage Award for Theatrical Motion Picture for ‘Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron’ (2003) and won another Western Heritage Award for Theatrical Motion Picture for ‘True Grit’ (2011).
Apart from having won these prestigious acting and critics awards, Matt Damon has also had an impressive 4 Oscar Award nominations, 3 British Academy Film Award nominations, 6 Golden Globe Award nominations, 6 Primetime Emmy Award nominations, 6 Screen Actors Guild Award nominations, 2 Alliance of Women Film Journalists’ Award nominations, 1 Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA) Award nomination, 3 Awards Circuit Community Award nomination, 3 Blockbuster Entertainment Award nomination, 2 Boston Society of Film Critics Award nominations, 6 Broadcast Film Critics Association Award nominations, 1 Chicago Film Critics Association Award nomination, 1 Empire Award nomination, 2 Las Vegas Film Critics Society Award nominations, 2 London Film Critics Circle Award nominations, 10 MTV Movie Award nominations, 2 Online Film Critics Society Award nominations, 5 People’s Choice Award nominations, 2 Phoenix Film Critics Society Award nominations, 2 Producers Guild of America Award nominations, 1 San Diego Film Critics Society Award nomination, 4 Satellite Award nominations, 2 Saturn Award nominations, 6 Teen Choice Award nominations as well as 1 Writers Guild of America Award nomination too.
Interesting Facts About Matt Damon
- Matt Damon has quit smoking however Matt Damon does drink alcohol.
- Matt Damon is a childhood and close friend of Hollywood actor Ben Affleck and the two are known to do a cameo appearance frequently in each other’s movies.
- Matt Damon is also renowned for working frequently with Hollywood director Paul Greengrass.
- Matt Damon’s most iconic role is considered to be of Jason Bourne in the super hit action-thriller ‘Bourne’ movie franchise.
- Matt Damon has been ranked as the top sexiest man by prestigious publications several times till now.
- Matt Damon, along with Ben Affleck and Chris Moore, founded the production house Pearl Street Productions, in 1998.
- Matt Damon is a renowned social activist and popular for immense humanitarian work in providing water to the Sahara countries in Africa as well as for providing relief to the victims of the devastating hurricane in Haiti, in September of 2008.
- Matt Damon is also close friends with George Clooney and Chris Hemsworth.
- Matt Damon loves reading and collecting Daredevil comics since he was a kid however despite being considered for the big-screen role in the movie, his best-friend and also Daredevil comic book collector Ben Affleck was finally cast in the iconic superhero role.
- Matt Damon has often been mistaken for another Hollywood superstar Mark Wahlberg.