|Matt Kaplan Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 10 in|
|Date of Birth||April 14, 1984|
Matt Kaplan is an American film producer and businessman who is best known for producing/co-producing films such as The Lazarus Effect (2015), The Darkness (2016), Before I Fall (2017), To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before (2018), The Perfect Date (2019), Spontaneous (2020), Hello, Goodbye, and Everything in Between (2022), and The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight (2022). Matt has also served as an executive producer for the science fiction mystery drama TV miniseries titled Ascension (2014), the romance drama TV series titled My Dead Ex (2018), and the horror anthology TV series titled Are You Afraid of the Dark? (2019-2021).
California, United States
Los Angeles, California, United States
Matt, after his high school graduation, joined Columbia University, a private Ivy League (a group of 8 private research universities in the Northeastern United States that symbolize academic excellence, selectivity in admissions, and social elitism) research university in New York City. He graduated from there with a Bachelor of Arts degree and also represented the university’s Columbia Lions American football program – as a quarterback.
Film Producer, Businessman
- Others – John Holt (Ex-Father-in-Law), Ann Holt (Ex-Mother-in-Law), Madeline Holt (Ex-Sister-in-Law), Rachel Holt (Ex-Sister-in-Law), David Holt (Ex-Brother-in-Law)
5 ft 10 in or 178 cm
72 kg or 158.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Matt has dated –
- Ashley Olsen (2001-2004) – Between 2001 and 2004, while attending Columbia University, Matt dated American fashion designer and former actress Ashley Olsen.
- Claire Holt (2014-2017) – He started dating Australian actress Claire Holt in April 2014 and they got engaged in July 2015. In April 2016, the couple got married. However, by April 2017, Claire had filed for divorce from Matt, citing irreconcilable differences.
- Alexandra Cooper (2020-Present) – Matt began dating American radio host, social media star, YouTuber, and model Alexandra Cooper in 2020 after having first met her via a video conference. In April 2023, it was rumored that the couple was engaged. Later that month, during an interview, Alexandra revealed that they got engaged in March 2023.
Race / Ethnicity
He is of American descent.
- Toned physique
- Short-cropped, side-parted, spiked hair
- Often sports a light stubble
- Affable smile
Matt Kaplan Facts
- After he graduated from Columbia University in the mid-2000s, Matt was hired by CBS Broadcasting Inc. (an American commercial broadcast TV and radio network) as an intern. He went on to become the director of digital development for the company.
- He later worked for Lionsgate Films (a Canadian-American film production and film distribution studio) where he rose to the position of senior vice president of development and production.
- In 2013, Matt founded a company called Chapter One Films and signed a first-look deal with Blumhouse Productions, an American film & TV production company.
- In 2015, he was appointed the president of Awesomeness Films, the film division of Awesomeness, a Los Angeles-based film and TV studio as well as a multi-channel based multilingual TV network owned by Paramount Digital Studios, a division of Paramount Global (an American-multinational mass media and entertainment conglomerate) that develops and distributes movies and video games via various platforms including online, mobile, virtual reality, and portable devices.
- In 2017, Matt founded his own film production company called Ace Entertainment and has served as its CEO ever since.
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