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MatPat is a social media content creator and producer. MatPat is one of the most popular Youtubers and his channel is the talk of this generation for gaming and movie content. Likewise, his YouTube channel ‘The Game Theorists’ has over 13.4 million subscribers.

Early Life and Childhood

MatPat was born on 15th November 1986 and is currently 37 years old. His full name is Matthew Robert Patrick and his zodiac sign is Scorpio. Likewise, Mat was born in Medina County, Ohio, United States of America, and holds American citizenship. Similarly, talking about his ethnic group and religion, he belongs to the Caucasian ethnic group and follows Christianity. Likewise, Mat was born as a single child to Robert Patrick and Linda Patrick.

Similarly, as a child, he took a keen interest in fine arts, especially musical theatre. Furthermore, talking about his educational background, he completed his high school at Medina High School. Likewise, Mat is a double major degree holder and has a degree in Theatre as well as in Neuroscience. Similarly, he also studied psychology besides theater and neuroscience. Moreover, he was the valedictorian of his graduating class.


Caption: Mat With his family. Source: Instagram

MatPat – Professional Life

After graduating from college, MatPat found himself at a crossroads between his dream of pursuing an acting job and taking his Neuroscience career. Likewise, he moved to New York City to pursue his career in acting. However, a couple of rejections from theatre companies and being unemployed for over two years made him switch his career goal. Moreover, his sheer willingness to overcome failure has made him the star he is today.

Likewise, Mat started his YouTube journey in 2009. Likewise, he started his ‘The Game Theorists’ channel on 22nd August 2009 and has 13.4 million subscribers in it. Similarly, initially, he created this YouTube account under the name ‘MatthewPatrick13’. Likewise, his oldest video on the channel is ‘BLOOD BROTHERS (SCENE): SWEARING ON THE BIBLE’. He posted this video on 23rd August 2009 and has 447k views on it. Following this, he posted another video ‘BLOOD BROTHERS (SONG): GYPSIES IN THE WOOD (SHOES REPRISE)’ on 23rd August 2009 which has 92k views.

More on Career

Moreover, his video on the channel discusses the relationship between reality and gaming in terms of science, math, and culture. Likewise, Mat also frequently uploads episodes covering Nintendo characters, as well as popular games including Minecraft, Five Nights at Freddy’s, Call of Duty, Pokemon, and other games. Similarly, it has also hosted numerous spin-offs and separate shows on the channel. Additionally, Mat often collaborated with many fellow Youtubers including Gaijin Goombah, Ronnie Edwards, Trailer Drake, FootofaFerret, and other Youtubers.

Likewise, Mat has posted 533 videos on his channel and has over 2.6 billion views on it. Similarly, his most popular video on the channel is ‘CAN GAMERS Survive the Real Mirror’s Edge?-GAME LAB’. This video has had 59 million views since he posted it on 8th June 2016. Likewise, his most popular video on the channel is ‘GAME THEORY: FNAF, THE CLUE THAT SOLVES FIVE NIGHTS’, ‘FAME THEORY: FIVE NIGHTS AT FREDDY’S SCARIEST MONSTER’, ‘GAME THEORY: FNAF 2 GAMING’S SCARIEST STORY’, and ‘GAME THEORY: FNAF, THE FINAL TIMELINE’. These videos have over 20 million views on them.

Similarly, besides the main channel, Mat created a second channel ‘The Film Theorists’ on 12th May 2014 in which he debuted his second show ‘Film Theory’. This channel focuses mainly on film industries and movies, unlike other gaming channels. Likewise, he started his ‘MatPat’s Game Lab’ on 8th June 2016. He started this on Google’s paid subscription service YouTube Premium. Similarly, this show mainly focuses on placing video game players in real-life scenarios mimicking games including bomb defusing, parkour, and military training. In addition, he has not endorsed any brands as of now.


Caption: Edited video of Mat for his YouTube. Source: Instagram

MatPat – Net worth 2024

Talking about his net worth, MatPat is a YouTuber and a content creator. He mainly focuses on TV, Film, and gaming content. Likewise, he also analyzed various theories regarding film and television. Similarly, his primary source of income is through his YouTube channel. Likewise, he has a net worth of around $18 million.

MatPat – Relationship Status

Regarding his relationship status, MatPat is straight and in a marital relationship. He is in a marital relationship with his then-girlfriend Stephanie Cordato and got married in the year 2012 in North Carolina. Likewise, Mat met Stephanie during their Duke University days, and they have been each other’s, support person. Similarly, they have a beautiful daughter born in the year 2018 and her name is Oliver. Likewise, Mat along with her wife created a Legend of Zelda Parody called ‘The Epic of Stew’.


Caption: Mat with his wife and child. Source: Instagram

Body Measurements

Unfortunately, there is no information about his body measurement details including height, weight, and other vital stats details in the media. Likewise, looking at his physical appearance, MatPat has fair skin with light brown hair and hazel brown eyes color.

Social Media

Reflecting upon his social media presence, Matthew is active on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter besides his YouTube channel. Likewise, his Instagram account is @matpatgt and has 1.2 million followers. His account on Facebook has 399k followers in it. Similarly, his Twitter handle is @MatPatGT and has had 5.4 million followers since he joined in September 2011.