|Matt Lanter Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 10 in|
|Date of Birth||April 1, 1983|
Matt Lanter is an American actor, voice actor, and model who started his career as a model and then branched out as an actor. He is known for playing Liam Court in The CW teen drama series 90210, Anakin Skywalker (voice) in the computer-animated television series Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Roman in the science fiction romantic teen drama television series Star-Crossed, Wyatt Logan in the NBC science fiction series Timeless, Anakin Skywalker (voice) in the animated web series Star Wars Forces of Destiny, George Hutchence in the Netflix superhero series Jupiter’s Legacy, Horace Calloway in the political drama television series Commander in Chief, Ed White in the ABC period drama series The Astronaut Wives Club, Baylor Hotner (voice) in the animated television series Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated, and Brody Mitchum in the NBC superhero drama series Heroes. In addition to that, Matt Lanter has also been cast in a variety of films such as Bobby Jones: Stroke of Genius, Pitch Perfect 3, WarGames: The Dead Code, Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Sorority Row, Disaster Movie, Vampires Suck, Secret of the Wings, Justice League: Throne of Atlantis, USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, The Death of Superman, Justice League Dark: Apokolips War, DC Showcase: Blue Beetle, The Cutting Edge: Chasing the Dream, Judy’s Got a Gun, and The Roommate.
Matthew Mackendree Lanter
Massillon, Ohio, United States
Matt Lanter went to Collins Hill High School and graduated in 2001.
He then got enrolled at the community college, where he studied for 2 years.
He later studied at the University of Georgia and majored in sports administration.
Actor, voice actor, and model
- Father – Joseph Hayes Lanter
- Mother – Jana Lanter
- Siblings – Kara Day Lanter (Sister)
- Others – Kenley Mackendree Lanter (Paternal Grandfather), Jessie Mae Fudge (Paternal Grandmother), Richard Norbert Wincek (Maternal Grandfather), Marilyn June Ware (Maternal Grandmother)
Matt Lanter has been represented by –
- Emerald Talent Group
- United Talent Agency, Talent Agency, Beverly Hills, California, United States
- Agency for the Performing Arts, Talent and Literary Agency, Los Angeles, California, United States
His net worth has been $4 Million according to CelebrityNetWorth.com.
5 ft 10 in or 178 cm
75 kg or 165 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Matt Lanter has dated
- Angela Stacy – Matt first met his wife Angela Stacy through mutual friends in Ohio, where he was visiting his mother. At that time, he had a girlfriend and she was in an on-off relationship. So after staying friends, they got into a long-distance relationship after a while. The fact that he was shooting for a movie in Pittsburgh made it easier for him to know her and they got to spend time together. Eventually, she moved in with him in Los Angeles. In May 2012, he proposed to her with a solitaire 4.2-carat diamond on a diamond band. Before proposing to her, he had done a Skype session with her father to take his permission. They got married in June 2013 in a lavish ceremony attended by around 150 guests at an exclusive resort in Malibu. Matt assists his wife in running her lifestyle and beauty blog, Hello Gorgeous. He is tasked with clicking all the pictures for the blog as well as editing her YouTube videos.
Race / Ethnicity
Matt has Austrian, Polish, English, Scottish and German ancestry. He also has distant Ashkenazi Jewish and Irish descent.
- Blue Eyes
Best Known For
- Having played the role of Liam Court in the teen drama TV series, 90210.
- Being cast as Wyatt Logan in the NBC series, Timeless.
In 2004, he made his film debut in the role of Bobby Jones’ caddy in the biographical drama movie, Bobby Jones: Stroke of Genius.
First TV Show
In 2004, Matt made his TV show debut in the reality TV series, Manhunt. He finished 8th in the show.
In his teens, Matt was a pretty active guy which gave him a solid start in sculpting a decent physique going into manhood. However, he is not crazy about hitting the gym nor does he has a firm set workout routine.
He hits the gym whenever he has time in his cramped and busy schedule. He also remains careful about what he eats with fast food being completely off the table.
Matt Lanter Favorite Things
- Food – Popcorn
- Teen Celebrity Crushes – Jenny McCarthy and Jessica Simpson
- Celebrity Crush – Betty White
- Chick Flick – The Notebook (2004)
- TV Show – Modern Family
- Website – uncrate.com
- Worst Habit – Biting fingernails
- Movie – Top Gun (1986)
Matt Lanter Facts
- While growing up, he was a decent baseball player. He also used to play golf and football.
- He used to work as a batboy for the MLB team, Atlanta Braves. He held that job for two years and got it due to his friend’s brother.
- Just two days after the auditions, he was signed up for the role of Anakin Skywalker in Star Wars: The Clone Wars (2008).
- To make sure that his preparation was spot on for the role of Anakin Skywalker, he watched the complete The Clone Wars micro-series.
- While studying at university, he used to work at golf courses, which helped him pay his tuition fees and took care of his other expenses.
- He fell in love with acting after he was cast as one of the extras in the golf movie, Bobby Jones: Stroke of Genius.
- He was cast as Chicago Walp in the 2017 musical comedy film Pitch Perfect 3, the 3rd and final installment in the Pitch Perfect franchise.
- In March 2022, it was revealed that Matt had undergone emergency surgery for a closed-loop intestinal obstruction, which had given him “intense abdominal pain”.