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Who Is The Most Famous Matthew In The World?

Updated January 14, 2020 2.2k votes 172 voters 64.5k 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. 

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    Matthew McConaughey is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Matthew In The World?

    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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    Matt Damon is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Matthew In The World?
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    Matt Damon

    Age: 49

    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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    Matthew Perry is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Matthew In The World?
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    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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    Matt LeBlanc is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Matthew In The World?
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    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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    Matthew Gray Gubler is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Matthew In The World?

    BirthplaceLas Vegas, Nevada, United States of America

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

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    Matt Smith is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Matthew In The World?
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    Matt Smith

    Age: 37

    BirthplaceNorthampton, United Kingdom

    Matthew Robert Smith (born 28 October 1982) is an English actor. He is best known for his... more on Wikipedia
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    Matthew Broderick is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Matthew In The World?

    BirthplaceNew York City, Manhattan, USA, New York

    Matthew Broderick (born March 21, 1962) is an American actor, comedian and singer. His roles... more on Wikipedia
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    Matt Groening is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Matthew In The World?
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    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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    Matt Bomer is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Matthew In The World?
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    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
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    Matt Dillon is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Matthew In The World?
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    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 Fox is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Matthew In The World?
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    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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    Matt Stone is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Matthew In The World?
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    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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    Matt Lauer is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Matthew In The World?
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    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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    Matthew Stafford is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Matthew In The World?
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    BirthplaceTampa, Florida

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

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    Matt Hardy is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Matthew In The World?
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    Matt Hardy

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

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    Matthew Lillard is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Matthew In The World?
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    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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    Matthew Lewis is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Matthew In The World?
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    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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    Matthew Bellamy is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Matthew In The World?
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    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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    Matt Forté is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Matthew In The World?
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    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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    Matthew Goode is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Matthew In The World?
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    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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    Matt Ryan is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Matthew In The World?
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    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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    Matthew Modine is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Matthew In The World?
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    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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    Matthew Morrison is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Matthew In The World?
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    BirthplaceFort Ord, California, United States of America

    Matthew James Morrison (born October 30, 1978) is an American actor, dancer, and... more on Wikipedia

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    Matt Berry is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Matthew In The World?
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    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
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    Matt Schaub is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Matthew In The World?
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    BirthplacePittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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

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