Young Artist Award-winning actor Matthew Knight is a Canadian actor. He is best known for portraying Jake Kimble in The Grudge franchise. His performances in Candles on Bay Street (2006) and Gooby (2009) earned him various awards and honors. He was nominated seven times for Young Artist Award and has won twice.
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Matthew Knight was born on February 16, 1994, in Los Angeles, California under the birth sign of Aquarius. He is American and belongs to the White-American ethnic background. He was raised along with his older brother Jack Knight and sister Tatum Knight. Both of his siblings are actors.
Knight attended Unionville High School, Ontario, Canada. He was in the arts program at the time.
Matthew Knight debuted on TV with Queer as Folk in 2002. The following year, he appeared in the minor role in TV series, 1-800-Missing. He portrayed Will Burton in a feature film, Big Spender in 2003. It was his first leading role.
In 2005, Knight made his big screen debut with a biographical sports movie, The Greatest Game Ever Played. He played the role of Young Francis Ouimet in the film. He appeared as Jake Kimble in the 2006 horror, Grudge 2. He had a recurring role as Jake Kimble in the sequel to the movie (The Grudge 2), The Grudge 3 in 2009.
In 2007, Knight worked with English actress Rhona Mitra in a horror-action, Skinwalkers. He portrayed Timothy Talbot, a young boy with huge supernatural responsibilities, in the film.
Knight starred as Brian Saunders in a Canadian-American comedy, Christmas in Wonderland in 2007. He was cast alongside Chris Kattan, Cameron Bright, Preston Lacy, Carmen Electra, and Tim Curry, among others in the movie. He played Willy in Canadian comedy-fantasy drama, Gooby in 2009.
His other screen credit includes Candles on Bay Street, The Dresden Files, The Good Witch, and Flashpoint. He also worked in TV series such as The Good Witch's Gift, My Babysitter's a Vampire, The Good Witch's Family, The Good Witch's Charm, and Magic City.
In 2007, Knight won Young Artist Award for his performance in Candles on Bay Street in the category of "Best Performance in a TV Movie, Miniseries or Special (Comedy or Drama) – Leading Young Actor". He received Young Artist Award for "Best Performance in a DVD Film" for the movie, Gobby.
Matthew Knight is happily married to his longtime girlfriend, Natasha Chang. The duo exchanged the vows on June 3, 2017, at a private ceremony in the presence of their closed ones and family members. The couple has one child.
Knight currently lives in Mount Albert, Ontario, Canada along with his wife and kid. He is a friend of an actor, Jake D. Smith.
Knight is not active on social networking sites. He has kept his personal life low profile.
Knight stands the height of 1.7 meters 5 feet 8 inches. He has earned a good sum of money from his acting career. Knight is a rising actor and might have the net worth in good figure. However, he has not revealed the exact amount of net worth.
In 2006, his movie, The Grudge 2 earned $70.7 million at the box office which was the huge hit of 2006 as the movie was made under the budget of $20 million. Similarly, The Grudge 3 grossed $38.6 million.