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Matt Damon is known as an American actor. He is most famous for his roles in 'The Talented Mr. Ripley', 'The Martian', and 'Good Will Hunting'.

Background and Age

Matthew Paige Damon was born on October 8, 1970, in Cambridge, Massachusetts. When he was 10 years old, Damon met a person that would become a future close friend and collaborator, Ben Affleck. The pair turned out to be quick companions. They played baseball and the fantasy game, Dungeons and Dragons together. The two of them went to the Cambridge Rindge and Latin School. In high school, Damon built up passion and energy for acting.

Wife and Kids

Damon got married to his long-term sweetheart, Luciana Bozán Barroso in December 2005. They had met while he was recording Stuck On You in Miami, where she was working as a bartender. The couple has three little girls together. Their daughter, Isabella was born on June 11, 2006. Ther nex kid, Gia Zavala, was born on August 20, 2008. The couple invited little girl Stella Zavala to the world on October 20, 2010.

Career and Net Worth

Matt Damon made his big-screen debut in 1988's Mystic Pizza. He started to gain traction with Good Will Hunting, for which he shared a screenplay Academy Award with co-star Ben Affleck in 1997. Damon kept making high-profile projects from the decade's end with films that included Saving Private Ryan (1998), The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999) and The Bourne Identity film franchise. In 2016, Damon featured in Jason Bourne, the fifth portion of the Bourne series.

In January 2008, Damon got a ton of media consideration in light of a funny music video he appeared in with comedian Sarah Silverman. She made a tune about having a sexual relationship with Damon. Damon appeared in the tune's video, which was appeared on her real boyfriend, Jimmy Kimmel's show and later turned into a mainstream cut on the Internet. Kimmel and Damon have since engaged in a series of video clips, keeping the flames of their comedic competition alive.

Damon got his third Academy Award nomination for his role as rugby extraordinary Francois Pienaar in the South African movie Invictus (2009), directed by Clint Eastwood and featuring Morgan Freeman as Nelson Mandela.

In January 2020, it was announced that the film Ford v Ferrari was added to the list of Oscar nominations for best picture. Matt Damon has a starring role in the film as Carroll Shelby.

Date modified: Apr 27, 2020
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