Matthew Ryan Phillippe is one of the talented and successful American actor, writer and director born on September 10, 1974 in New Castle, Delaware, United States as a son of Richard Phillippe and Susan. He completed his studies and graduation from Barbizon Modeling and Talent Agency in Wilmington, Delaware. He attended New Castle Baptist School, where he played basketball and soccer, plus earned a black belt in Tae Kwon Do; he was also the annual editor in his elder year.
Phillippe’s acting career began with an appearance in the ABC daytime drama” One Life to Live”. His quality Billy Douglas, whom he played from 1992 to 1993, was the earliest gay youngster on an afternoon soap opera. After departure the show, Phillippe enthused towards The Los Angeles, where he was seen in a numeral of small parts in different television sequence and TV miniseries. Here, television series include The Matlock; Due South and TV miniseries include The Secrets of Lake Success. Not only this, he also played different roles in the film namely, Crimson Tide in 1995 and White Squall in 1996.
Talking about his critical success and his work during the period of 2000-2011, he appeared in the crime drama known as “The Way of the Gun”. Later h was also seen in a thriller “Antitrust”, where he played the role of a software engineer. The drama nominated for the Oscar i.e. Gosford Park, here also Phillippe co-starred. His movies also have won the Oscar awards. The movie got Oscar in the category of the best picture. The movie “The Flags of Our Fathers” was considered as the best movie he has ever played. He said this because this movie has a personal meaning to him and also this movie dealt with the World War II in which his (Phillippe) grandfathers have fought. In 2006, he played roles in different movies like Breach, which was a thriller movie, Chaos etc. Phillippe then began work on an additional film, Straight A’s, in August 2011.
Phillippe has a dashing height of about 5.9 feet, which is around 175cm. According to his height he weighs for about 71kgs, which is also considered as the normal weight requirement for the person of 5.9 heights. On an approx consideration, Phillippe has about 2483 tweets, 64.9k followers on twitter. Talking about Instagram he has followers of around 162k among them he is following back 902 people. By seeing his performances and the data we can say that he has a high net worth. This net worth is of around $30 million dollars.
He met a girl Reese Witherspoon whom he met on her 21st birthday party, where he kept on talking and staring at her for the whole night. After some days they started dating each other to which the world gives the name as girlfriend and boyfriend, and finally got engaged in the month of December in 1998. Then at 5th June 1999 they got married, where Witherspoon was pregnant for 6 months.
After their marriage Reese got a new recognition in the world as the wife of Phillippe. As we know that he married a girl, which proves that he is not a gay. Ava Elizabeth Phillippe, daughter of Reese and Mattew was born on September 9, 1997. Later they also got a son. Phillippe loved his kids a lot. As their married life couldn’t result in a great success, they got separated from each other filing a divorce giving the cause irreconcilable differences. By reading his biography on wiki, we can say that he got a great success in his career life but he could not get much success in his relationships.