Matt Damon or Matthew Paige Damon is an American screen writer, actor and producer. He was born and raised in Massachusetts. He began his acting career while still in high school alongside his buddy Ben Affleck. He first made his professional acting debut in 1988 in the film Mystic Pizza. However, he really got hi career off when he starred in Good Will Hunting, a movie that he had written himself. From this Matt earned a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actor in addition to the Golden Globe award. Over the years, Matt has also written and performed many movies and his latest one, The Martian, earned him a Golden Globe award in 2015. Apart from acting and producing, he also does voice overs.
Matt has not been quoted anywhere talking about his religious beliefs so it appears that he leans more towards being Atheist or Agnostic. If you know more about his religion please comment below!
Matt loves spending quality time with his family, playing music, acting and engaging in politics. His own favorite movie is Good Will Hunting. He also loves to eat pizza and watch sports, baseball being one of his favorites.
Matt is a Democrat. He leans liberal on both social and financial views. He is a big supporter of saving the environment and has worked to help make the world a cleaner place.
He is married to Luciana Barroso. They have three daughters and one step-daughter. The step daughter comes from his wife’s previous marriage.
Before they made it big it their acting, Matt and Ben Affleck were broke to the extent that they were sharing a joint account. Together their script for Goodwill Hunting was inspired by Matt’s father who was at one point a Janitor at Harvard University.