Matt Damon is one of the highest-grossing actors of all time and was also ranked as one of the most bankable stars by Forbes magazine. He is the winner of an Academy Award and two Golden Globes with nominations for many more accolades. Over the decades, Damon has established himself as a leading man in the industry. Not just a great actor and screenwriter, but Matt is also a major philanthropist who has donated to hunger relief, fighting AIDS, water scarcity, and more. In this article, you can find details such as Matt Damon’s net worth in 2023, his family, wife, children, house, and, car collection, etc.
Matt Damon Net Worth 2023
|Profession||Actor, film producer|
|Net worth (2023)||$170 million (est.)|
Matt Damon’s Personal Biography
Matt Damon was born on October 8, 1970, in Cambridge, Massachusetts to Nancy Carlsson-Paige and Kent Telfer Damon. His mother was an early childhood education professor while his father was a stockbroker. Damon’s parents got divorced when he was two years old. In school, he was a good student and also performed in several theater productions. Matt attended Harvard University where he wrote a synopsis of the screenplay Good Will Hunting for his English class. He later received an Academy Award for this script.
In 2003, Damon met Luciana Barroso in Miami while filming “Stuck on You” and they became engaged in 2005. The same year, the couple tied the knot in a private ceremony. Together they have three daughters. Damon is also the stepfather of Bozán’s daughter from her previous marriage and considers her to be his own.
|Full name||Matthew Paige Damon|
|Profession||Actor, film producer, screenwriter|
|Years active||1987 – present|
|Age||Born on October 8, 1970|
|Place of birth||Cambridge, Massachusetts, US|
|Education||Cambridge Rindge and Latin SchoolHarvard University (no degree)|
|Spouse||Luciana Bozán Barroso (2005 – present)|
|Parents||Nancy Carlsson-Paige (mother)Kent Telfer Damon (father)|
Damon made his film debut at the age of 18, with a single line of dialogue in the romantic comedy “Mystic Pizza”. While still at Harvard, he landed a role in the movie “Geronimo: An American Legend” and left the university without completing his degree. He next appeared in the 1996 film Courage Under Fire for which he received critical acclaim. Along with his friend and actor Ben Affleck, Damon completed the screenplay for Good Will Hunting that he started writing in college. They sold the screenplay to Miramax which then made the movie in 1997. Not only the film received critical praise but went on to receive nine Academy Awards nominations, winning two of them. Also, the film grossed over $225 million at the worldwide box office.
In 2001, Matt appeared in the movie “Ocean’s 11” which turned out to be a hit collecting $450 million at the box office. One year later, he appeared in the first movie of the Jason Bourne franchise “The Bourne Identity”. The movie was a commercial success and Matt reprised his roles in its two other sequels. He also returned for his roles in the sequel of “Ocean’s 11”, “Ocean’s 12”. Matt’s next major roles came with the movies “The Departed”, “The Informant!”, “Invictus”, True Grit” and others. Recently, he starred in another superhit drama film alongside Affleck, “Air”.
Screenwriting & film production
As a screenwriter, Damon has written screenplays for the movies “Good Will Hunting”, “Gerry”, “Promised Land”, and “The Last Duel”. Matt has also been the executive producer for the movies such as “The Third Wheel”, “Speakeasy”, “The Battle of Shaker Heights”, “Feast”, “Running the Sahara”, “Jason Bourne”, and others. Not just movies, but Matt has produced multiple television shows as well.
Best Movies & TV Shows
- Good Will Hunting (1997)
- True Grit (2010)
- Saving Private Ryan (1998)
- Behind The Candelabra (2013)
- Ford V Ferrari (2019)
- The Bourne Ultimatum (2007)
- Air (2023)
- The Martian (2015)
- The Departed (2006)
- The Last Duel (2021)
- The Bernie Mac Show (2002)
- Will & Grace (2002)
- Entourage (2009)
- 30 Rock (2010)
- House of Lies (2013)
Awards Won by Matt Damon
- 1998 Best Original Screenplay for Good Will Hunting
Golden Globe Awards
- 1998 Best Screenplay – Motion Picture for Good Will Hunting
- 2016 Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy for The Martian
Awards Circuit Community Awards
- 1997 Best Original Screenplay for Good Will Hunting
Berlin International Film Festival
- 1998 Outstanding Single Achievement for Good Will Hunting
- 2007 Outstanding Artistic Contribution – Ensemble cast for The Good Shepherd
Blockbuster Entertainment Award
- 1999 Favorite Actor – Video for Good Will Hunting
Broadcast Film Critics Association Award
- 1998 Best Breakout Artist for Good Will Hunting
- Best Screenplay (Original) for Good Will Hunting
Chicago Film Critics Association
- 1997 Most Promising Actor for Good Will Hunting
People’s Choice Awards
- 2008 Favorite Male Action Star for The Bourne Ultimatum
- 1998 Best Original Screenplay for Good Will Hunting
- 2006 Best Cast – Motion Picture for The Departed
Matt Damon House & Car Collection
Damon bought a luxury penthouse in 2018 in the Brooklyn Heights neighborhood of New York City. Priced at $16.5 million, at the time it was the most expensive apartment in Brooklyn. It is a two-story penthouse, located on the 11th and 12th floors of The Standish. The six-bedroom apartment is spread over 6,200 square feet of living space and comes with concierge services, a fitness studio, and a children’s playroom.
Earlier, Matt sold his 13,500-square-foot Pacific Palisades mansion for $18 million. The house boasted seven bedrooms, 10 bathrooms, a game room, screening room, massage room, wine cellar, bar, office, and gym.
Matt Damon once stated that he is not a major car enthusiast. The actor owns some of the cheapest cars (for a celebrity like himself) in his collection and is more focused on being environment-friendly when choosing a car. Here’s a list of some of the cars owned by Matt Damon:
- Super Tesla Roadster ($98,000)
- Tesla Model X ($91,990)
- Cadillac Escalade ($63,745)
- Toyota Sequoia ($48,550)
- Toyota Prius ($24,525)
Frequently Asked Questions
$170 million (approx.)
Damon was 10 and Affleck was 8.
No, she was working as a bartender in Miami while Damon was shooting “Stuck on You” there.