About Matt DamonMatt Damon, full name Matthew Paige Damon, is an actor, producer, screenwriter and philanthropist. Martin rose to the fame fallowing his appearance on the movie Good Will Hunting in 1997. The screenplay for this film was written by Damon and his good friend Ben Affleck. It earned the buddies numerous accolades, including Golden Globe and Academy Awards for best screenplay. Matt personally was nominated the best actor for his lead role in the film. Matt Damon net worth is currently estimated at $65 million.
Martin was born in Massachusetts, in a family of Kent Telfer Damon and Nancy Carlson-Paige. His father was a stockbroker and his mother lectured at Lesley University. Kent was of British decency and Nancy’s ancestors came from Scandinavia. Matt’s brother Kyle is a successful artist specializing in sculpturing. After parent’s divorce two brothers and their single mother moved to live in a communal house in Cambridge.