Jordan Matter is one of the best-selling authors of America. He has recently launched his book with the title Dancers Among Us. He is an American by nationality. Jordan is a popular photographer, dancer, and social media personality by profession. Above all these professions he is an admired author who has written the book Dancers Among Us which is one of the best-selling books on the list. He owns a self-titled YouTube channel and has gathered a huge fan following.
Jordan Matter was born on 6th October 1966 and as of 2021, he is 55 years old. He was raised in a Christian family from New York City, United States. Jordan completed his schooling at a local high school in New York City itself. Later, he pursued his college from a reputed university and developed his passion for photography, dancing and all by chance became an author finally. Jordan (on his website) says that he never planned photography as a profession. He was born to make a career in baseball which he continued for the first two decades of his career. After college, he developed his love for acting which seemed to be an obvious choice for him. But, he never thought that he would ever pursue photography.
Jordan Matter Career
Jordan’s career has a long story. He got to achieve photography as his career by chance. One day, he was at his friend’s house, looking through her headshots. He was amazed as none of the pictures gave the slightest hint about her. All the pictures of her were very generic and boring. When she told what she had for him to pay, he choked. He said that he had been the victim of this thing many times. The very next day, he grabbed his camera, took his friend on the top of the roof, and fired off two quick rolls before the sunset. He didn’t know whether it was all done or not. The next time, his friend’s agents sent him to their clients who in turn recommended him to their friends.
This is how Jordan’s photography career was born. Today, his photography career blossomed into a trio of best-selling dance photography books. He has launched his own YouTube channel with over 700 million views. He has traveled the world while being in his NYC studio. Till now many media outlets like Today News, ABC World News, MSNBC, CBS, ABC World News, Late Night with Seth Meyers, NBC, and BBC have profiled him on their shows and have mentioned him in their articles or magazines. He possesses over 10 million followers on social media. Till now, he got himself featured in many magazines, newspapers, and galleries throughout the world.
Jordan Matter Biography
|Real Name||Jordan Matter|
|Birth Date||6 October 1966|
|Age (as of 2021)||55 Years|
|Birth Place||New York City, New York, United States|
|Height||in feet inches – 5’ 8” – in Centimeters – 173 cm|
|Weight||in Kilograms – 65 kg – in Pounds – 143 lbs|
|Shoe Size||9 (U.S.)|
|Eye Color||Light Brown|
|Who is his wife?||Lauren Boyer|
|Children||Two (Salish, Hudson)|
Jordan Matter’s elder son is the old prodigy with the camera. He thinks that he would surely become a successful personality in the future with his equipment. Jordan’s younger child is a daughter named Salish. Salish is a gymnast and also the Covergirl of his book “Born to Dance”. His wife Lauren is a veterinarian. Jordan says that he is very lucky to have his wife in his family as she keeps everyone grounded and together.
Talking about his family, Jordan’s grandfather, Herbert Matter was one of the most successful photographers. Jordan grew while seeing his grandfather taking pictures of a few popular names like president Kennedy, Vogue, National Geographic, and Harper’s Bazaar. Jordan used to spend his childhood with his grandfather in his darkroom. Jordan’s father Alex Matter is a director who has been at the Venice Film Festival. His mother, Paula Feiten, was a successful Ford model.
So being in front of cameras was normal for Jordan while growing up. Jordan also tried his hands in acting and was pursuing a successful career for a few years. He never gave photography a second thought until he came to the exhibition of photojournalist Henri Cartier-Bresson. His attitude towards photography changed afterward. He gathered his extraordinary ability to capture the essence of different personalities and tell a story through them. Thereafter, he started learning photography and by the pass of time, it became his hobby, later passion, and finally a career.
Jordan Matter Net worth
No doubt Jordan has attracted a hefty amount of money with his photography career. He belongs to a well-educated and kind family who always had a connection with the camera. He developed his passion for photography and later became a professional in the field. Jordan possesses a net worth of around $3 million.