Matt Lanter is an American actor and Model who is famously known for his role in the television show 90210, Vampire sucks, The Roommate, Pitch Perfect 3, Star-wars, etc.
Matt was born on 1st April 1983 in Massillon, Ohio, USA. His father was an employee in an Insurance company and his mother was a school Secretary. He grew up with his elder sister Kara Lanter and his family moved to Atlanta when he was 8 years old. Matt started playing baseball and was highly interested in the sport in his early days. He has not provided any other information about his early life, family, or friends.
Matt has not revealed much about his early education but it is believed that he completed most of his school education in Atlanta. He graduated from High school from the local school in Atlanta but has not revealed the name of his school. Matt later went to pursue a degree in Business and joined the University of Georgia. He graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Business however, he hasn’t disclosed any other courses, training, or qualifications he took up.
Matt Lanter Career
Matt started his career as a Model in the year 2004 when he participated in the show “Manhunt: The Search for America’s Most Gorgeous Male Model” but did not win the competition. He soon moved to Los Angeles, California, and started auditioning for various roles. He secured his first-ever role in the teen drama by Fox “Point Pleasant” as Nick. In 2005, he appeared in the show “Commander in chief” but the show soon went off-air. In 2008, he gave his voice to the character Anakin Skywalker in the animated series of “Star-wars: the clone wars”.
He also voiced the character for various video games for the franchise. Later in 2008, he took up the Lead role of Zach Conroy in “The cutting edge: chasing the dream”. The same year, he was cast in the lead role of Will in the comedy movie “Disaster Movie” with Kim Kardashian, Vanessa Minnillo, and Carmen Electra but the film was a failure at the box office and faced a lot of criticism.
In 2009, he was cast in the major breakthrough role of his career when he portrayed the role of Liam court in The CW’s show 90210, a sequel to Beverly hills. In 2010, he was cast as Edward Sullen in the Twilight parody film “Vampire Sucks”. He also appeared in the 2011 film “The roommate” and also did voice acting for characters like Harry Osborn, Flash Thompson, and Venom in the series Ultimate Spider-man in 2012. He also gave his voice to Sled in “secret of the wings” in 2012.
In 2013, he appeared in the science-fiction drama series “star crossed”. He began playing the role of Wyll Logan in NBC’s series “Timeless” in 2016. Recently, he was announced to be cast as George Hutchence in the upcoming Netflix film “Jupiter’s Legacy”. He also returned to voice the character of Anakin in the seventh season of “Star-wars” animated series in 2020 airing on Disney+.
Matt Lanter Biography
|Real Name||Matthew MacKendree Lanter|
|Birth Date||1 April 1983|
|Birth Place||Massillon, Ohio, United States|
|Height||in feet inches – 5’ 10” – in Centimetres – 178 cm|
|Weight||in Kilograms – 75 kg – in Pounds – 165 lbs|
|Chest Size||42 inches|
|Waist Size||34 inches|
|Biceps Size||16 inches|
|Shoe Size||11 (U.S.)|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
|Father||Joseph Hayes Lanter|
|Sister||Kara Day Lanter|
|College||Collins Hill High School, University of Georgia|
|Is he a Gay?||No|
|Children||MacKenlee Faire Lanter|
|Celebrity Crush||Betty White|
|Favorite Movie||Top Gun (1986)|
|Favorite TV Show||Modern Family|
Matt is currently married to his long-time girlfriend Angela Stacy. The couple started dating in 2009 and after few years, they got married in June 2013. They had their first child in December 2017. They were blessed with a daughter whom they named MacKenlee Faire Lanter. He is close friends with Abigail Spencer. He has not shared anything else about his family, friends or interests, etc. the family is currently settled in Nashville, Tennesse.
Matt Lanter Net Worth
Matt has been in the acting profession since 2004 and since then he has been highly active. He has been part of various movies and Tv shows and has also voiced various characters. He has earned a lot of wealth through acting over the years being his Major source. His estimated net worth as of 2021 is around $4million.
- Matt was a Batboy in a baseball game with the team Atlanta Braves for two seasons.
- He appeared in the movie “The House on Sorority row”, a remake of a 1983 film in 2009 but the movie faced a lot of negative reviews and criticism.
- The film Roommate was supposed to be released in the year 2009 but was delayed to 2010 and further pushed to 2011 by Screen Gems.
- He was mentioned in the “Sexy at every age” list by People Magazine in the age band of the 30s along with Drake, Trevor Noah, James Corden to name a few.