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Who Is The Most Famous Matthew In The World?

Updated January 14, 2020 2.3k votes 200 voters 66.0k views101 items

List RulesVote up the Matthew you believe to be the most famous.

How many celebrities named Matt can you think of? The famous Matthews below have many different professions, as this list includes notable actors named Matthew, athletes named Matt, and even political figures named Matthew. 

Matthew McConaughey is probably one of the most famous people called Matthew. Another of the actors named Matthew is beloved Friends star Matthew Perry. Other famous Matts include Matt Smith and Matt Bomer. There are also plenty of NFL players named Matt. For example, you’ll find Matthew Stafford on the list. The Detroit Lions star is one of the famous footballers called Matthew. Matt Ryan is a quarterback, and another of the football players named Matt.

Read on below for the rest of this list of famous people named Matthew. If we forgot any celebrities named Matthew, feel free to add them below. Then vote up the Matthew you think is the most famous. 

  • 1
    Matthew McConaughey

    BirthplaceUvalde, Texas, United States of America

    Matthew McConaughey (; born November 4, 1969) is an American actor and producer. He first... more on Wikipedia

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  • 2
    Matthew Perry

    BirthplaceWilliamstown, Massachusetts, United States of America

    Matthew Langford Perry (born August 19, 1969) is a Canadian-American actor, comedian and... more on Wikipedia

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  • 3
    Matt Damon

    Matt Damon

    Age: 45

    BirthplaceCambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

    Matthew Paige Damon (born October 8, 1970) is an American actor, film producer and... more on Wikipedia

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  • 4
    Matt LeBlanc

    BirthplaceNewton, Massachusetts, United States of America

    Matthew Steven LeBlanc (; born July 25, 1967) is an American actor and comedian. He received... more on Wikipedia

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  • 5
    Matthew Gray Gubler

    BirthplaceLas Vegas, Nevada, United States of America

    Matthew Gray Gubler (born March 9, 1980) is an American actor, filmmaker, fashion model,... more on Wikipedia
  • 6
    Matt Smith

    Matt Smith

    Age: 37

    BirthplaceNorthampton, England

    Matthew Robert Smith (born 28 October 1982) is an English actor. He is best known for his... more on Wikipedia

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  • 7
    Matt Groening

    BirthplacePortland, Oregon, United States of America

    Matthew Abraham Groening ( (listen) GRAY-ning; born February 15, 1954) is an American... more on Wikipedia

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  • 8
    Matthew Broderick

    BirthplaceManhattan, New York City, New York, United States of America

    Matthew Broderick (born March 21, 1962) is an American actor, comedian and singer. His roles... more on Wikipedia
  • 9
    Matt Bomer

    Matt Bomer

    Age: 42

    BirthplaceSpring, Texas, United States of America

    Matthew Staton Bomer (born October 11, 1977) is an American actor, producer, director and... more on Wikipedia
  • 10
    Matt Stone

    Matt Stone

    Age: 49

    BirthplaceTexas, USA, Houston

    Matthew Richard Stone (born May 26, 1971) is an American animator, producer, screenwriter,... more on Wikipedia

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  • 11
    Matt Hardy

    Matt Hardy

    Age: 46
    Matthew Moore Hardy (born September 23, 1974) is an American professional wrestler currently... more on Wikipedia

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  • 12
    Matthew Lewis

    BirthplaceHorsforth, United Kingdom

    Matthew David Lewis (born 27 June 1989) is an English film, television and stage actor, best... more on Wikipedia

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  • 13
    Matt Dillon

    BirthplaceNew Rochelle, New York, United States of America

    Matthew Raymond Dillon (born February 18, 1964) is an American actor and film director. He... more on Wikipedia

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    Matthew Stafford

    BirthplaceTampa, Florida

    John Matthew Stafford (born February 7, 1988) is an American football quarterback for the... more on Wikipedia

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  • 15
    Matt Lauer

    Matt Lauer

    Age: 62

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Matthew Todd Lauer (; born December 30, 1957) is an American former television news anchor. He... more on Wikipedia

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  • 16
    Matthew Bellamy

    BirthplaceCambridge, United Kingdom

    Matthew James Bellamy (born 9 June 1978) is an English singer, musician, and songwriter. He is... more on Wikipedia

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  • 17
    Matthew Fox

    BirthplaceAbington Township, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    Matthew Chandler Fox (born July 14, 1966) is an American actor. He is best known for his roles... more on Wikipedia

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  • 18
    Matt Ryan

    Matt Ryan

    Age: 35

    BirthplaceExton, Pennsylvania

    Matthew Thomas Ryan (born May 17, 1985) is an American football quarterback and team captain... more on Wikipedia

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  • 19
    Matthew Goode

    BirthplaceExeter, United Kingdom

    Matthew William Goode (born 3 April 1978) is an English character actor. He made his screen... more on Wikipedia

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  • 20
    Matthew Lillard

    BirthplaceMichigan, USA, Lansing

    Matthew Lyn Lillard (born January 24, 1970) is an American actor, voice actor, director, and... more on Wikipedia

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  • 21
    Matt Forté

    BirthplaceLake Charles, Louisiana

    Matthew Garrett Forte (born December 10, 1985) is a former American football running back who... more on Wikipedia

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  • 22
    Matt Berry

    Matt Berry

    Age: 46

    BirthplaceBromham, United Kingdom

    Matthew Charles Berry (born 2 May 1974) is an English actor, comedian, writer, and musician.... more on Wikipedia
  • 23
    Matthew Modine

    BirthplaceLoma Linda, California, United States of America

    Matthew Avery Modine (born March 22, 1959) is an American actor, activist and filmmaker, who... more on Wikipedia

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  • 24
    Matt Schaub

    BirthplacePittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    Matthew Rutledge Schaub (born June 25, 1981) is an American football quarterback for the... more on Wikipedia

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  • 25
    Matt McGorry

    BirthplaceManhattan, New York, United States of America

    Matthew "Matt" McGorry is an American actor. He is best known for his role as John Bennett in... more on Wikipedia