Mattew Station “Matt” Bomer, often known as Matt Bomer, is an American actor. He debuted on television with Guiding Light in 2001 and gained a name for his role in the NBC television series Chuck as Bryce Larkin. From 2009 to 2014, he acted in lead role in USA Network series White Collar. For his act in supporting character Felix Tenure in the film The Normal Heart, he won Golden Globe Award and also nominated for Prime Emmy Award. He has also shown his presence in the 2005 thriller Flightplan as supporting roles, the 2011 science fiction thriller In Time and the 2014 supernatural drama Winter’s Tale. He has also appeared as Jeff Zarrillo at the Wilshire Ebell Theater.
Going back to his early life, Bomer was born on October 11, 1977, Webster Groves, St. Louis, Missouri as a son to Elizabeth Macy and John O’Nell Bomer IV. He was grown up in Spring, Texas and attended Klein High School along with classmate future actor Lee Pace. Bomer and Pace both appeared at Hoston’s Alley Theatre as an actor. He earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Arts from Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Bomer started his professional career in acting after he played the role of “Ian Kipling” on All My Children from 2001 to 2003. After graduating he traveled to New York and won the role and also portrayed the role of Ben Reade on soap opera, Guiding Light. Since 2001, he has appeared in various Television series and has played various roles. In 2002, he appeared in Relic Hunter in a role of Drive agent and played the role of Luc Johnston in Tru Calling. He also acted in famous television series such as North Shore, Traveler, Chuck, white collar, Glee, The Normal Heart, American Horror Story: Freak Show and American Horror Story: Hotel in between 2004 and 2016.
Similarly, Bomer acted in various Hollywood movies in between 2005 and 2016 such as Flightplan, In Time, Magic Mike, Winter’s Tale, The Nice Guys, The Magnificient Seven and B.O.O.: Bureau of Otherworldly Operations. During his career, he has also staged various shows including A Streetcar Named Desire in 1995, Joseph the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat in 1998, Roulette in 2003, Villa America in 2007 and 8 in 2012.
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He has been nominated for various awards and bagged some of them. He won Steve Chase Humanitarian Awards under category New Generation Arts and Activism Award for his work Fight Against HIV/AIDS. He has also won GLSEN Awards under category Inspiration Award in 2012. Similarly, he also bagged Online Film & Television Association award, Critics Choice Television Award and Golden Globe Awards.
While talking about his personal life, he has been married to Simon Halls since 2011 and the couple has three sons with a set of twins through surrogacy. He publicly admitted that he was gay in 2012 and thanked Halls and their children during Steve Chase Humanitarian Award. Bomer has been practicing meditation since the early 20s. He stands tall with a height of 6’0’’ and net worth of $5million (2016).