Matthew Paige Damon known as Matt Damon is an American actor, film producer and screenwriter and activist who is best known for his appearances in movies such as Good Will Hunting and Bourne film series. He began his career in 1988 and is very active in this field till date. Matt is one of the most bankable stars and is one of the highest grossing actor of all time ranked by Forbes magazine.
Matt is the second son of Kent Telfer Damon a stockbroker and Nancy Carlsson-Paige. Matt received his formal education from Cambridge Alternative School and enrolled at Cambridge Rindge and Latin School. For high school education, he joined Harvard University, but he was not able to complete his education as he was more focused on his acting career.
Matt was too focused in acting when he was in high school, but he made his formal debut at the age of 18 in 1988 in romantic comedy Mystic Pizza. This movie, however, was not a great success but he didn't loose hope. In 1992 Damon got a role in School Ties. Similarly, he got an attractive role of a drug addict soldier on 1996 in movie Courage Under Fire.
The following year in 1997 he was awarded for Good Will Hunting, a screenplay he had written for an English class when he was a student at Harvard University. Good Will Hunting was nominated for 9 Academy Award. In 1998 he played a role in the movie Saving Private Ryan which became one of the acclaimed films of that year.
In 2000 Matt did something different, he lent his voice to Titan A.E, an animated movie. He co-wrote film Gerry in 2002. The most recognizable work in his career is his role in the “Bourne” franchise. Another praiseworthy role was as Linus Caldwell in the ocean’s movie. Ocean’s Twelve(2004) was a huge success and had two sequels which were hit too. As a producer he has production company live Planet. He received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on July 25, 2007. The Great Wall is his latest movie.
Matt is also an activist and has founded H2O Africa Foundation, the charitable arm of the Running the Sahara expedition. Similarly, he is also a co-founder of Not On Our Watch Project. Matt is an ambassador for ONECONE and spokesperson for Feeding America.
Damon has received various awards including 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.
Matt met the love of his life Argentine Luciana Bozan Barroso on April 2003 while filming Stuck on You in Miami at Argentina. On September 2005 they got engaged, and they got married in private civil ceremony on December 9, 2005, at the Manhattan Marriage Bureau.
Matt and Luciana have three daughters, Isabella born on June 2006, Gia Zavala born on August 2008 and Stella Zavala born on October 2010. Luciana was a divorcee and had a daughter Alexia Barroso born in 1998 from previous husband Arbello. Matt and Luciana have a healthy relationship with no signs of divorce. Damon before marriage was known for his high profile relationship. He has dated many actress such as Skylar Satenstein in 1989 and was in affair with Minnie Driver from 1996 to 1997, Claire Danes in 1997 and Winona Ryder was his girlfriend in 1997 for three years. Matt also dated Karta Sands on 2000 and was in relationship with Odessa Whitmire from 2001 to 2003. He has also dated Rhona Mitra in 2003.
Damon before marriage was known for his high profile relationship. He has dated many actresses such as Skylar Satenstein in 1989 and was in an affair with Minnie Driver from 1996 to 1997, Claire Danes in 1997 and Winona Ryder was his girlfriend in 1997 for three years. Matt also dated Karta Sands on 2000 and was in a relationship with Odessa Whitmire from 2001 to 2003. He has also dated Rhona Mitra in 2003.
Matt Demon is one of the successful actor in industry with a net worth of $160 million dollar.
Matt Damon Affairs
Affair with Minnie Driver
Matt Damon and Minnie were in a romantic relationship for about a year and broke up in 1997.
Affair with Winona Ryder
Matt and Winona Ryder were girlfriend and boyfriend for about three years and they separated in 2000.
Affair with Odessa Whitmire
Odessa Whitmire was in a relationship with Matt in 2001. However, their affair didn't last long and broke up in 2003.
Affair with Rhona Mitra
Matt also had an affair with Rhona Mitra in 2003 and like his previous affairs it didn't last very long.