Matt Damon Biography, Age, Family, Wife, Children, Career, and Net Worth

Matt Damon is a famous American actor, film producer, and screenwriter who is recognized as one of the highest-grossing actors of all time with a collective earning over $3.8 billion at the North American box office.

With almost four decades of career in the entertainment industry, Matt Damon is a legendary personality who has received several awards and nominations that includes, including two Golden Globe Awards and an Academy Award.

Besides his appearances in the films, Damon also appears in several reality series and documentary films where he also performs voice-over. Continue reading this article to know detailed information of Matt Damon biography, age, career, family, relationship, wife, net worth, and many more.

Matt Damon Biography: Age and Early Life

Legendary American actor Matt Damon was born on October 8, 1970, in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America. He is currently living in his early 50s i.e.53 years old.

Matt Damon Biography
American Actor, Matt Damon

During his early life, he was a good and talented student as he enrolled at Cambridge Alternative School and Cambridge Rindge and Latin School. Since high school, he has been interested in acting and also performed in school theater productions. 

Later after graduating high school, he went to Harvard University. However, he left the University to pursue his career in acting. He appeared in the film, Geronimo: An American Legend, resulting in his leaving the university. 

Furthermore, this actor was a member of The Delphic Club at Harvard University and was also awarded the Harvard Arts Medal in 2013.

Matt Damon Wikipedia

Full Name Matthew Paige Damon
Nick Name Big Money
Date of Birth 8 October 1970
Age (as of 2023) 53 Years Old
Birth Place Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
Zodiac Sign Libra
Ethnicity MIxed 
Religion Christianity
Nationality American
Education High School Graduate
Net Worth $170 Million

Matt Damon Family: Ethnicity and Nationality

Matt Damon was born in a reputed family as a second son of Kent Telfer Damon (father) and Nancy Carlsson-Paige (mother). His father was a stockbroker who died in 2017 while his mother is a professor at Lesley University.

Unfortunately, he didn’t get a chance to grow up along with both of his parents as they were divorced when Damon was only two years old. Matt along with his brother (Kyle Damon) lived with his mother at Cambridge in a six-family communal house.

Talking about his ethnicity, his father had English and Scottish ancestry while his mother is of Finnish and Swedish descent. Furthermore, Matt holds American nationality and believes in the Christian religion.

Matt Damon’s Father, Mother, and Brother

Father Kent Telfer Damon
Mother Nancy Carlsson-Paige
Brother Kyle Damon

Matt Damon’s Height, Weight, and Physical Appearance

Height In Feet Inches: 5’ 10’’
In Meters: 1.77 m.
In Centimeters: 177 cm.
Weight In Kilograms: 63 kg.
In Pounds: 139 lbs.
Hair Color Brown
Eye Color Blue
Tattoos Arm

Matt Damon’s Wife and Kids

Gorgeously handsome American actor, Matt Damon is a happily married person who found his love of the life, Luciana Bozan in April 2003 during the filming of Stuck on You in Miami.

Matt Damon with his wife, Luciana Bozan
Matt Damon with his wife, Luciana Bozan

After a couple of years together, this beautiful couple were engaged in September 2005. Eventually, they got married after a few months on December 9, 2005, with a private civil ceremony at the Manhattan Marriage Bureau. 

Matt Damon became father to three daughters who were born in June 2006, August 2008, and October 2010, respectively. Moreover, Damon is also a stepfather to Alexia Barroson who was a daughter of Luciana’s previous marriage.

Currently this couple resides in New York City’s Brooklyn Heights as Matt Damon bought a luxury penthouse for $16.5 million.

Matt Damon’s Wife and Children

Marital Status Married
Wife Luciana Bozan
Marriage Date December 9, 2005
Children Three Daughters
One Step Daughter

Matt Damon’s Career and Profession

Making his career debut at the age of 18 with a one-line dialogue in the film, Mystic Pizza. With a hard and tough early career, he had his breakthrough by starring in Good Will Hunting which he and his good friend, Ben Affleck wrote.

In 2000, Matt along with Ben Affleck and producers Chris Moore and Sean Bailey founded LivePlanet. The production company created four Emmy-nominated documentary series Project Greenlight. 

Some of Damon’s best-recognized movies are, The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999), Jason Bourne in the Bourne franchise (2002-2007:2016), The Departed (2006), Syriana (2005), Saving Private Ryan (1998), Oppenheimer (2023), True Grit (2010), The Informant (2009), and many more.

Matt Damon holding Award
Matt Damon holding Award

As of his television appearances, Matt portrayed Scott Thorson in the American biographical comedy-drama television film, Behind the Candelabra (2013). With this appearance, he was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award. Besides movies, he also appeared on 30 Rock in 2011 and Saturday Night Live in 2019.

Matt Damon Activism

American talented actor with a kind heart, Matt Damon along with George Clooney, David Pressman, Brad Pitt, Don Cheadle, and Jerry Weintraub is the founder of Not On Our Watch Project.

The organization provides services and supports in preventing mass atrocities such as in Darfur. He also supports fighting AIDS and poverty in Third World countries. Besides that, Matt is an ambassador for ONEXONE, a nonprofit foundation working to improve the lives of children in Canada, the United States, and around the world.

Moreover, he was also the founder of the H2O Africa Foundation which later merged with WaterPartners.

Matt Damon’s Net Worth

One of the most talented American actors, Matt Damon with almost four decades in the entertainment industry as an actor, film producer, and screenwriter, he surely earns an impressive amount of money.

As of 2023, the total estimated net worth of Matt Damon is around $170 million. 

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) 

Who is Matt Damon?

American actor, film producer, and screenwriter.

How old is Matt Damon?

53 years old (as of 2023).

How is Matt Damon’s Wife?

Luciana Bozan

How much is Matt Damon’s net worth?

$170 million (as of 2023).

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