Matthew Gray Gubler - Updated Jun 2023

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Matthew Gray Gubler

Matthew Gray Gubler is a famous American actor, filmmaker, model, painter, illustrator, director, and author. Matthew Gray Gubler is best recognized for his portrayal as criminal profiler Doctor Spencer Reid on the CBS television drama Criminal Minds, for which he also directed some episodes. Gubler has voiced Simon in Alvin and the Chipmunks sequels, as well as The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou, (500) Days of Summer, Life After Beth, Suburban Gothic, and Newness.

Early life

Matthew Gray Gubler was born on 9th March 1980 in Las Vegas, Nevada, the United States of America. As of now, he is 42 years old and he holds citizenship in America. Moreover, his zodiac sign is Pisces and belongs to the mixed ethnicity of Swiss, German, Scottish, Dutch, English, Irish, and Manx. Furthermore, he is the son of John Gubler (father) and Marilyn Kelch Gubler (mother). As his father is an attorney and his mother is a rancher, political consultant, and former chair of the Nevada Republican Party. Talking about his siblings, he has a brother and a sister named Marilyn Gubler and Gray Gubler.

Matthew Gray Gubler

Caption: Matthew Gray Gubler’s childhood photo (Source: Instagram)

He studied his secondary school at the Las Vegas Academy of International Studies, Visual and Performing Arts, where he studied acting. Later, he joined the New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts for his graduation in movie directing in 2002. Moreover, he has attended the University of California at Santa Cruz.

Professional life

After completing his graduation, he started his career in modeling with DNA Model Management. During the next two years, he became well-known in the New York fashion scene, working with brands like Kate Spade, Tommy Hilfiger, Louis Vuitton, Burberry, Marc Jacobs, and others. Along with modeling, he started an internship with filmmaker and screenwriter Wes Anderson in 2004. He was encouraged to try for a film role, and he was eventually cast in ‘The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou.’

In 2005, he played the lead role of Dr. Spencer Reid in ‘Criminal Minds’.  Despite ongoing doubts about his ability to perform, the series went on to become one of the most viewed shows of the year, with high ratings. He’s been on the program since its debut season in 2005, and it’s now on its eleventh. In addition, he has directed eight episodes.

Matthew Gray Gubler

Caption: Matthew Gray Gubler in the Netflix series 68 Kill (Source: Instagram)

More Acting Works

He began posting his paintings on his website in 2005. His paintings were on display at the Czech Republic’s Gallery of Fine Arts in September 2005. In 2006, he appeared alongside Robbie Williams in the film ‘RV.’ In the film ‘Alvin and the Chipmunks,’ he supplied his voice to the chipmunk character Simon. In the sequels Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel (2009), ‘Alvin and the Chipmunks Chipwrecked’ (2011), and ‘Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip’ (2012), he continued to voice the role (2015).

Additionally, he starred in the movies “The Great Buck Howard” and “How to Be a Serial Killer” in 2008. In 2009, he starred in the film ‘500 Days of Summer,’ which received favorable reviews. He gave his voice to the films All-Star Superman’ and ‘Scooby-Doo! Legend of the Phantosaur’ in 2011, as well as appearing in the film ‘Magic Valley.’ He appeared in the zombie comedy ‘Life After Beth as well as the horror-comedy ‘Suburban Gothic’ in 2014. His other works included music video direction and co-production. In 2007, he co-produced, directed, and edited the rock band “The Killers” music video “Don’t Shoot Me Santa”. In November 2015, he also directed and co-produced the music video for the same band’s song “Dirt Sledding”.

Awards and Net Worth

Matthew Gray Gubler

Caption: Matthew Gray Gubler posing for a photo (Source: Instagram)

As an actor, filmmaker, model, painter, illustrator, director, and author, he has won several awards and nominations in his career. Moreover, he was nominated for BTVA Special/DVD Voice Acting Award in 2012. In 2013, he won Daytime Emmy Award for the movie ‘All-Star Superman’. In addition, he was nominated for his movie ‘Scooby-Doo!’. Again, he won the Screamfest Festival Award as the best actor. In 2015, he got nominated for BTVA Special/DVD Voice Acting Award and won BTVA People’s Choice Voice Acting Award for his role in ‘Batman’.

As multi-talented and working for a long time in the entertainment industry, he has earned a huge sum of money. Talking about his net worth, he has an estimated around $10 million from his acting career. Besides that, there is no more information regarding Matthew’s salary and income.

Relationship Status

Talking about his current relationship status, he is single and unmarried. In past, he has dated several popular female artists such as Taylor Swift, Victoria Asher, and Charlotte Muhl. There is no news related to his current relationship.

As of now, he is not a part of controversy not involved in rumors. Moreover, he loves to stay far from such kinds of things and focus on his career.

Matthew Gray Gubler – Body measurements

He has a slim body built. Moreover, he is 6 feet 1 inch tall and weighs around 79kg. The actor has brown eyes and light brown colored hair. Besides that, there is no information regarding Matthew’s other body measurements.

Matthew Gray Gubler – Social media

The actor has a massive fan following on his social media platforms such as Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. On his Instagram, there are more than 3 million followers and on his Twitter account, there are more than 1 million followers. Besides that, on his Facebook, there are more than 1 million followers.