Matthew Paige Damon is an American actor, film producer, and screenwriter. He is ranked among Forbes magazine’s most bankable stars and is one of the highest-grossing actors of all time.
Damon was born on October 8, 1970 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 has English and Scottish ancestry, and his mother is of five-eighths Finnish and three-eighths Swedish descent.Damon and his family moved to Newton for two years. His parents divorced when he was two years old, and Damon and his brother returned with their mother to Cambridge, where they lived in a six-family communal house. His brother Kyle is now an accomplished sculptor and artist.
Damon attended Harvard University, where he was a resident of Lowell House and a member of the class of 1992, but left before receiving 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 for Good Will Hunting as an exercise for an English class.
He made his film debut at the age of 18, with a single line of dialogue in the romantic comedy Mystic Pizza. He lent his voice to the English version of the animated film Ponyo, which was released in the United States in August 2009.
Damon was the founder of H2O Africa Foundation, the charitable arm of the Running the Sahara expedition, which merged with WaterPartners to create Water.org in July 2009.He is also an ambassador for ONEXONE, a nonprofit foundation committed to supporting, preserving and improving the lives of children at home in Canada, the United States, and around the world.
Damon has received various accolades, including an Academy Award from five nominations, two Golden Globe Awards from eight nominations, and has been nominated for two British Academy Film Awards and six Emmy Awards.
Damon met Argentine Luciana Bozan Barroso in April 2003 while filming Stuck on You in Miami. They became engaged in September 2005 and married in a private civil ceremony on December 9, 2005, at the Manhattan Marriage Bureau.
The couple has three daughters: Isabella, Gia Zavala, and Stella Zavala. He also has a stepdaughter, Alexia Barroso , from Luciana’s previous marriage.Since 2012, they have lived in Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, having previously lived in Miami and New York.
Age, Height & MeasurementsMatt Damon Age 48 years. Matt Damon's height 5 feet 10 inches (178 cm), weight 185 lbs (84 kg). Body measurements 43 - 32 - 15 and Zodiac Sign Libra.
|Matt Damon Bio|
|Famous As||Matt Damon|
|Profession||Actor, Film Maker, Screenwriter, Voice Actor|
|Birthday||October 8, 1970|
|Birth Place||Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.|
|Height||5 feet 10 inches (178 cm)|
|Weight||185 lbs (84 kg)|
|Body Measurements||43 - 32 - 15|
|Net Worth||$160 million|
|Born Name||Matthew Paige "Matt" Damon|
|Nickname||Matt, Paige, Damon|
|Ethnicity||English, Finnish, Scottish|
|Shoe Size||11 (US)|
|School||Cambridge Alternative School|
|University||Harvard University (dropped out)|
|Brother(s)||Kyle (Accomplished Sculptor and Artist)|
|Other Relatives||Not Available|
|Spouse||Luciana Bozán Barroso (m. 2005)|
|Relationship With||Skylar Satenstein (1989),Minnie Driver (1996-97),Claire Danes (1997),Vinona Ryder (1997-2000),Kara Sands (2000),Odessa Whitmire (2001-2003),Rhona Mitra (2003),Luciana Damon (2003-present)|