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Matte Babel

Matte Babel is a popular Canadian TV host, actor, model, and music reporter. Matte Babel is best known as the host of MuchMusic’s Munch on Demand and reporter of CP24.

Early life

Matte Babel was born on 13th October 1980, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. His actual birth name is Matte Alexandros Babel. His current age is 43 years old according to his birth date. He is a Canadian citizen and belongs to the Christian religion. His zodiac sign is Libra. Likewise, Matte is of Afro-American ethnicity.

Moving towards his family details, Matte hasn’t shared anything regarding it. He prefers to maintain a low profile regarding his parents. However, Matte has three siblings: a younger brother named Jay Babel and has an elder brother, and a sister whose names are not known.


Talking about his educational details, Matte did his schooling at the Milton District High School. Later, he joined Wilfrid Laurier University and graduated with a degree in sociology and communications, along with minors in business and geography in 2003. In his college, Matte played professional football in Europe during his third year.

Professional Life and Career

Matte Babel started his professional career as the host of the MuchMusic show named “Munich on Demand”. Similarly, he worked in the show for four years and interviewed several superstars including Tom Cruise, Gerard Bulter, Justin Timberlake, Usher, and many more. During this, Matte hosted many social programs like “LIVE@MUCH”, “Exposed”, “Live Earth”, “My Date With…”, and “The MuchMusic Video Awards”.

Matte joined the Canadian 24-hour news channel called CP24 Breakfast in 2009 and worked as a reporter. After that, Matte moved to New York and co-hosted a 30-minute national music news program named “FuseNews”. Moreover, Matte also hosted the national primetime competition show “Canada Sings” and also has been an expert panel member at conferences like “Canadian Music Week”, “The Urban Music Association of Canada” (UMAC), “North by Northeast Music Festival Conference (NXNE)”.

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Caption: Matte with his Canada Sings team (source:

Along with this, Matte has been serving as a brand executive for celebrity management company Drew Crew since February 2018. In addition, he also worked as an ETC correspondent for Entertainment Tonight (ET).

Brand Endorsements

The TV star has also done some endorsement jobs. He has endorsed many brands like BEIS and Onda Tequila Seltzer.

Net Worth 2024

Matte Babel has a net worth of approximately $3.85 million US dollars according to online resources. He earned most of his wealth from his TV career.

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Caption: Matte driving his car (source:

Reflecting on his awards and achievements, Matte was nominated as one of the top five hottest TV personalities at the “Gemini Awards”. In addition, the magazine “Hello” listed him in the top 10 most eligible bachelors in Canada. Furthermore, the newspaper “Toronto Star” placed him on the list of “Top 30 Most Eligible Bachelors in Toronto”.

Relationship Status

Matte Babel is currently in a relationship with his girlfriend Shannon Ashley Garcia Mitchell. She is also known as Shay Mitchell. Shay is a model, actress, author, and businesswoman. The couple first met each other through their mutual friend in Los Angeles. However, they started dating in 2017.

Matte and Shay revealed their relationship in June 2019 through Shannon’s YouTube channel. At first, Shannon had a miscarriage but later had a successful pregnancy. Moreover, the couple became parents of their child: a daughter named Atlas Noa Babel on October 8, 2019.

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Caption: Matte with his girlfriend Shay Mitchell (source:

Matte Babel – Body Measurement 

Matte Babel is a handsome and tall guy. He stands at 6 feet 2 inches (1.88m) tall and weighs around 85 Kg (187 lbs.). Similarly, Matte has a biceps of 16 inches and a shoe size of 9 inches. Likewise, his body measurements (Chest-Waist-Hip) are measured at 44-34-38 inches. Lastly, Matte has dark brown eyes and black hair.

Matte Babel – Social media

Matte Babel is active on social platforms such as Instagram and Facebook. On Matte’s Instagram page, there are more than 139k followers. Likewise, on Facebook, there are more than 1.8k followers.