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Who Is The Most Famous Matthew In The World?

Updated January 14, 2020 2.7k votes 276 voters 70.0k 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. 

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  • Matthew McConaughey1

    BirthplaceUvalde, Texas, United States of America

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

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  • Matt Damon2
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    Matt Damon

    Age: 49

    BirthplaceCambridge, USA, Massachusetts

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

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  • Matthew Gray Gubler3

    BirthplaceLas Vegas, Nevada, United States of America

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

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  • Matthew Perry4
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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

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    #36 of 97 The Funniest Canadian Comics & Actors of All Time#614 of 904 Celebrity Death Pool 2021

  • Matt LeBlanc5
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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

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    #43 of 461 The Best TV Actors of All Time#30 of 45 Celebrities Who Had Weird Jobs Before They Were Famous

  • Matt Smith6
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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

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    #72 of 113 The Best English Actors of All Time#125 of 239 The Greatest British Actors of All Time

  • Matt Bomer7
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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

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  • Matthew Broderick8

    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

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  • Matthew Lewis9
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    BirthplaceHorsforth, United Kingdom

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

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  • Matt Groening10
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    BirthplacePortland, Oregon, United States of America

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

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  • Matt Hardy11
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    Matt Hardy

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

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    #46 of 468 The Greatest Pro Wrestlers of All Time#41 of 69 The Best WWE Superstars of the '90s

  • Matthew Lillard12
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    BirthplaceLansing, Michigan, United States of America

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

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  • Matt Dillon13
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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

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  • Matthew Stafford14
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    BirthplaceTampa, Florida

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

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    #14 of 53 The Best No. 1 Overall NFL Draft Picks Of All Time, Ranked#11 of 119 The Best Detroit Lions of All Time

  • Matt Stone15
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    Matt Stone

    Age: 49

    BirthplaceHouston, Texas, United States of America

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

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  • Matthew Goode16
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    BirthplaceExeter, England

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

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  • Matthew Modine17
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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

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  • Matt Holliday18
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    BirthplaceStillwater, Oklahoma

    Matthew Thomas Holliday (born January 15, 1980) is an American former professional left...  more

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    #90 of 708 The Best Hitters in Baseball History#214 of 582 The Greatest Baseball Players Of All Time

  • Matt Forté19
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    BirthplaceLake Charles, Louisiana

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

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    #294 of 322 People Who Should Be in the Pro Football Hall of Fame#62 of 206 The Best NFL Running Backs of All Time

  • Matt Ryan20
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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

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    #34 of 80 The Best NFL Player Nicknames#31 of 53 The Most Likable Active NFL Players

  • Matthew Fox21
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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

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  • Matthew Bellamy22
    22
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    BirthplaceCambridge, United Kingdom

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

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  • Matt McGorry23
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    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
  • Matt Schaub24
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    BirthplacePittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    Matthew Rutledge Schaub (born June 25, 1981) is a retired American football quarterback. He...  more

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    #145 of 252 The Best Quarterbacks Of All Time#953 of 1,323 The Best Football Players Ever

  • Matt Berry25
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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