Griffin Matthews

Griffin Matthews

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Griffin Matthews is a prominent American actor, journalist, as well as activist. Griffin Matthews came to prominence after portraying D’Unte in the third season of the Netflix series ‘Dear White People.’

Early Life and Childhood

Griffin was born on 25 December 1981 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. As of the year 2021, he will turn 40 years old and Capricorn is his Sun sign. He is of African-American origin and has American citizenship. Similarly, he has not yet revealed any information about his family, including his father and mother.

He is, however, the second of his parents among three children. He has two brothers, the names of whom are unknown at the moment. Moreover, he even is the owner of a street dog called Wendy Mindy Jessica. He also has a puppy called Patrick.

Caption: Griffin Matthews childhood picture (source: Instagram)

Moving on to his education, he had earned a B.F.A. in musical theatre from Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Professional Life

Moving towards his career, he is the founder of UgandaProject, a non-profit organization that funds orphans’ education in Uganda. In 2005, he created the organization. Witness Uganda, co-written by Matthews and his husband Matt, is based on the real story of Matthews’ humanitarian trips to Uganda.

Witness Uganda: The Documentary Musical, which he also co-created, premiered on February 4, 2014, at Cambridge’s American Repertory Theater. In addition, he is a well-known actor who rose to prominence after starring in television shows such as The Flight Attendant and Dear White People. Similarly, he played Shane Evans in the television series The Flight Attendant, alongside famous actors such as Kaley Cuoco, Michiel Huisman, Zosia Mamet, and others.

Caption: Griffin Matthews modeling at an event (Source: Instagram)

He has also starred on HBO Max shows such as Ballers and Law and Order: SVU, as well as Happy Valley (NBC Pilot), The Carrie Diaries, The Mentalist, Weeds, and others.

Net Worth

According to other media sources, he has an approximate net worth of $100,000 to $1 million as a result of his primary career as an actor. Furthermore, his other savings, salary, and annual profits are not currently available.

Personal Life

Reflecting upon his personal life, Griffin Matthews is an openly gay man. He is proud to be a member of the LGBTQ community. He is married to composer and writer Matt Gould. The couple plans to marry in 2018.

Caption: Griffin Matthews with his loved ones (Source: Instagram)

They are gay parents of two sons, but no information about his children is available. Similarly, there isn’t any detail available about their romantic lives.

Body Measurement and Social Media

The prominent actor stands a height of 6 feet 2 inches tall. He is most likely of medium weight. In comparison, he has wavy black hair and a pair of black teeth. He has tattoos on his shoulders and back neck as well.

The actor has both an Instagram and a Twitter account that has been confirmed. He has over 19.6k followers on her Instagram account under the username @griffinsthread. Similarly, he is most likely popular on Twitter, where he has over 3.2k followers. He has a Facebook page of over 1.6k followers.