Acknowledged as Matt Bomer, he is one of the most admired American actors whose attractive personality and successful career have earned him a huge fan base. The 37 years old actor began his journey as an actor when he was in her early 20s and has proved to be one of the most talented personalities of the industry through his performance in films and television series such as The Normal Heart, Chuck, White Collar, and many others.
Best recognized by the professional name Matt Bomer, the charismatic figure was born as Matthew Staton Bomer on 11th October 1977 in Webster Groves, a city in St. Louis County of Missouri State. Matt was born to John Bomer and Sissi Staton. His father is an ex-draft pick of Dallas Cowboys. He has a brother named Neil and a sister named Megan.
An actor with dynamic personality, Matt has revealed his sexuality as gay. He dated a guy named Mike White a long time ago and began dating his future spouse Simon Halls in 2008. Matt and Simon got married in 2011 and are living together since then. However, the first public announcement regarding his sexuality was made in 2012 at the event of Steve Chase Humanitarian Award by showing his gratitude toward Simon Halls and their children after accepting the award. Matt and Simon share three sons. Their elder son Kit was born in 2005 while twins Henry and Walker were born in 2008. All of their sons were born through surrogacy.
Born in Webster Groves, St. Louis, Matt was raised in Spring, Texas. In Spring, he attended Klein High School where he met his future co-actor Lee Pace. In 2001, he received his bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts from the Carnegie Mellon University, located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Following his graduation, Matt shifted to New York with intensions of pursuing his career. He soon received the role of Ian Kipling on popular television series All My Children. Debuting through All My Children, Matt made minor as well as major appearance in various television series like Guiding Light, Relic Hunter, Tru Calling and North Shore before he made his debut film appearance in 2005 through the movie Flightplan. Matt has played major roles in other television series such as Traveler, Chuck and White Collar. In 2014, he earned widespread fame and success for playing the role of Felix Turner in the television film The Normal Heart. The film role also earned him a Golden Globe Award, a Critics’ Choice Television Award and an Online Film & Television Association Award along with nominations for a Primetime Emmy and a Satellite Award. The actor has received stage credits for performing in plays such as 8, A Streetcar Named Desire, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Roulette and Villa America. He has also appeared in television commercials for various brands, including Toyota Prius. Matt’s successful acting career has earned him worldwide recognition along with huge net worth of $9 million dollars. According to report, he was paid $125 thousand for each episode of White Collar.
Matt is undoubtedly one of the good actors of American industry who has won the hearts of millions of viewers through his on-screen performances. Matt is not only a good actor but a good person in general who has been supporting charities that raise funds for HIV/AIDS victim, cancer victims and various other causes. In 2012, he was honored with a Steve Chase Humanitarian Award for the act of humanity he showed through Fight Against HIV/AIDS. He has also received a GLSEN Inspiration Award. Matt’s good acts have helped him in adding to his fan list.