|Matt Rife Quick Info
|Date of Birth
|September 10, 1995
Matt Rife is an American actor and comedian best known for his role as a leading cast member on MTV’s hit show Wild ‘N Out (2015-2017). He is the youngest person to be featured on the BET series ComicView and the most budding comedian at the World Famous Laugh Factory. Matt has worked with prominent comedians including Dane Cook, Ralphie May, Finesse Mitchell, Mike Epps, Deray Davis, and Erik Griffin. He has a huge social media fan base with more than 300k followers on Instagram.
Matthew Steven Rife
Columbus, Ohio, United States
Los Angeles, California, United States
- Father – (Deceased)
- Mother – April Rife
- Siblings – Matt has 4 sisters – 1 younger half-sister and 3 older stepsisters
- Others – Steven Rife (Grandfather)
Matt is represented by Primary Wave Entertainment.
6 ft or 183 cm
78 kg or 172 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Rife has dated –
- Kate Beckinsale (2017, 2018) – It was reported that Matt dated a British actress Kate Beckinsale who is almost double of his age. In June 2017, their relationship went public when their romantic photograph went viral. The couple shared a passionate kiss in that click. The couple never confirmed their relationship publicly. Matt even posted about their relationship with the hashtag #LifeAlertTypeOfLove but later deleted it. Beckinsale was seen many times at the comedy clubs as completely impressed by Matt’s brand of stand-up comedy. After dating for a short period, the British actress stated that she never gave importance to their relationship and that her only priority was her daughter. She added and said that the busy schedule was the major reason for the breakup. Later, Rife was again seen with Kate in 2018 at the Peppermint Night Club.
- Jessica Lord (2023-Present) – In August 2023, Matt confirmed that he was in a relationship. However, he didn’t reveal the name of his girlfriend. It was later revealed that he was dating actress and dancer Jessica Lord.
- Brooke Schofield – In December 2023, during an episode of Cancelled with Tana Mongeau, YouTuber Brooke Schofield confirmed that she was in a relationship with Matt in the past.
Race / Ethnicity
- Tattoo on his left arm and wrist
- Tall height
Matt has used his social media presence to endorse brands like –
- HERA x HERO
- ProBoxingSupplies Inc.
- ZenWTR (Distilled Water)
Best Known For
- Dating British actress Kate Beckinsale
- Playing the leading cast member on MTV’s hit show Wild ‘N Out (2015-2017)
Matt made his feature film debut in the 2015 drama thriller film Room 236 as Matt / Premier Poker Club Orlando.
First TV Show
Rife made his first TV show appearance as Danny on Average Joe in 2014.
Matt Rife’s Favorite Things
Source – Just Jared
Matt Rife Facts
- He started to perform stand-up comedy at the age of 15.
- Matt became a regular performer at the Laugh Factory in Los Angeles.
- He is a huge animal lover, especially cats and dogs.
- He was raised in a small town in the Midwest state in Ohio and later relocated to Los Angeles.
- Matt has a knack for boxing.
- He has some tattoos each having a hidden meaning.
- Matt has a huge shoe collection and it is his biggest guilty pleasure.
- Rife has a long-term crush on the former Disney star Zendaya. During the filming of the show Wild ‘N Out, Matt tried to woo her but didn’t succeed.
Featured Image by Matt Rife / Instagram