- 1 Who is Alexia Barroso?
- 2 How rich is she, as of now? Alexia Barroso Net Worth
- 3 Early Life, Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Educational Background
- 4 Educational Background and Career
- 5 Appearance and Vital Statistics
- 6 Personal Life
- 7 Who is her father? Matt Damon Short Wiki/Bio
Who is Alexia Barroso?
Alexia Barroso was born in 1999 in Argentina; however, the actual date and place of her birth are unknown. She’s a 23-year-old aspiring actress, but probably best recognized for being the stepdaughter of famous Academy Award-winning actor, producer and writer Matt Damon.
How rich is she, as of now? Alexia Barroso Net Worth
Alexia Barroso’s professional career is yet to come, so there is no information about her net worth. However, her stepfather Matt Damon is one of the highest-grossing actors of all time, whose net worth is estimated at over $170 million, as of early 2022.
Early Life, Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Educational Background
Alexia Barroso spent most of her childhood year years in Argentina. Her grandparents were Italian, who had lived in various countries before they eventually settled in Argentina.
Her biological father is Arbello ‘Arby’ Barroso, a businessman and former real estate investor, and her mother is Luciana Bozán Barroso, an actress. Following her parents’ divorce, she continued living with her mother – they moved to the United States when Alexia was four years old, and settled in Miami, Florida, where her mother spent some time working as a bartender while struggling to find a better job. At the time, she met famous Hollywood actor Matt Damon, they started dating, and married at the Manhattan Marriage Bureau in New York City on 9 December 2005, when Alexia was six years old. Matt then adopted Alexia and raised her as his own daughter, so she now holds both Argentinian and American nationalities.
Her mother then gave birth to her three younger sisters – Isabella, Gia Zavala and Stella. Alexia maintains a great relationship with both her biological father and stepfather, and is also very close to her younger half-sisters. Matt even tattooed her name alongside the names of his biological daughters on his right arm.
Educational Background and Career
Speaking about her education, Alexia attended a private school in New York, where she played soccer for the school’s team. It’s believed that she now attends the American University in Washington DC, since she was spotted there with her stepfather shortly before she completed her high school education.
When it comes to her career, she tried herself as an actress in 2011, when she made her debut feature film appearance with a minor role in the family comedy-drama film “We Bought A Zoo”, next to her stepfather and Scarlett Johansson. Later, in 2019, she was also somehow involved in the critically acclaimed sports drama film “Ford V Ferrari”, since its producers thanked her for her unseen effort.
Appearance and Vital Statistics
Alexia Barroso has long dark brown hair and dark brown eyes. She stands at a height of 5ft 5ins (1.65m), weighs around 120lbs (55kgs), with vital statistics of 34-29-39, bra size 34C, dress size 4 (US), and shoe size 5.5 (US).
Alexia Barroso isn’t very open when it comes to speak about her personal life, tending to keep details about it away from the spotlight, so there is no information if she is single at the moment or not. Before moving to Pacific Palisades in Los Angeles, California in 2012, she lived with her family in Miami, Florida, and New York.
Who is her father? Matt Damon Short Wiki/Bio
Matthew Paige ‘Matt’ Damon was born on 8 October 1970 under the zodiac sign of Libra, in Cambridge, Massachusetts USA. He was raised by his father, Kent Telfer Damon, a stockbroker, and his mother, Nancy Carlsson-Page, a university professor. His father is of British descent, while his mother is of Finnish and Swedish ancestry. He has a brother named Kyle Damon, who is a sculptor and artist.
His parents divorced when he was only two years old, so he moved with his mother and brother to a six-family communal house in Cambridge, where he went to Cambridge Alternative School and Cambridge Rindge and Latin School. Upon matriculation, Matt attended Harvard University, but dropped out before graduating to pursue his acting career.
Rise to Stardom
Matt Damon started acting in his teens, when he appeared in several high school theater productions. He made his professional acting debut in the role of Steamer in the 1988 romantic comedy film “Mystic Pizza”, next to Annabeth Gish and Julia Roberts. His breakthrough role came in 1997, when he played Rudy Baylor in the critically acclaimed legal drama film “The Rainmaker”, written and directed by Francis Ford Coppola.
The same year, he and Ben Affleck wrote the psychological drama film “Good Will Hunting”, in which Matt portrayed the title role. The film received critical acclaim and earned them both the Academy Award and Golden Globe Award for Best Screenplay; Matt also received an Academy Award nomination for Best Actor for his performance. The film was also a huge commercial success, grossing over $225 million against a $10 million budget.
On the set of “Good Will Hunting”, Matt Damon met Steven Spielberg who cast him in the title role of his 1998 World War II epic film “Saving Private Ryan”, in which he shared the screen with Tom Hanks and Edward Burns, rated one of the greatest war films of all time, which gained him enormous popularity. He was then praised for his portrayal of anti-hero Tom Ripley in the 1999 psychological thriller film “The Talented Mr. Ripley”, next to Jude Law and Gwyneth Paltrow.
In the next year, he and Ben Affleck along with producers Sean Bailey and Chris Moore, founded the production company LivePlanet, through which they produced the Primetime Emmy Award-nominated documentary TV series “Project Greenlight” (2001-2005), broadcast on HBO and later Bravo. His next major appearance came in 2001, when he starred as Linus Caldwell in Steven Soderbergh’s heist comedy film “Ocean’s Eleven”, alongside George Clooney and Brad Pitt, the first installment of the “Ocean’s” trilogy, and reprised the role in its two sequels, entitled “Ocean’s Twelve” (2004) and “Ocean’s Thirteen” (2007), all together grossed over $1.4 billion at the box office worldwide.
From 2002 to 2016, Matt Damon landed the role of Jason Bourne, a CIA assassin who suffers from dissociative amnesia, in the “Bourne” franchise consisting of five films, “The Bourne Identity” (2002), “The Bourne Supremacy” (2004), “The Bourne Ultimatum” (2007), “The Bourne Legacy” (2012), in which Matt was replaced by Jeremy Renner, and “Jason Bourne” (2016), which he also produced. Meantime, he played Edward Wilson in the 2006 spy film “The Good Shepherd”, next to Robert De Niro, and featured as Francois Pienaar in the 2009 biographical sports drama film “Invictus”, directed by Clint Eastwood, the latter earning him an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor. The next year, he co-founded another production company called Pearl Street Films, also alongside Ben Affleck.
In 2013, he appeared as Scott Thorson in the biographical drama film “Behind The Candelabra”, and then won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor for his performance as Mark Watney in the sci-fi film “The Martian”, released in 2015 directed by Ridley Scott, and which also earned him his second Academy Award nomination for Best Actor. In 2016, he produced the drama film “Manchester By The Sea”, for which he received an Academy Award nomination for Best Picture.
His recent major role was in the 2019 sports drama film “Ford V Ferrari”, in which he starred as race car driver Carroll Shelby. Regarding his upcoming projects, it’s announced that he will play Leslie Groves in Christopher Nolan’s biopic “Oppenheimer”, which is set to be released in 2023.