Matt Lanter (born Matthew Mackendree Lanter) is an American actor, voice actor, and model. Lanter has played the dashing Liam Court in the CBS teen smash, ‘90210,’ as well as other popular TV shows including ‘Commander in Chief,’ ‘Grey’s Anatomy,’ ‘Heroes,’ and ‘Monk.’ He was recently seen in the role of Wyatt Logan in the TV series ‘Timeless.’ He’s also been in a number of films, including ‘Disaster Movie’ and ‘Vampire Sucks,’ as well as ‘The Roommate’ and ‘Sorority Row,’ to mention a few. Before providing voice-overs for computer games like ‘Star Wars,’ ‘The Ultimate Spiderman,’ and others, he did voice-overs for Anakin Skywalker in the film ‘Star Wars: The Clone Wars.’ He’s also a good baseball player who spent two seasons as a batboy for the Atlanta Braves while in high school.
Career of Matt
Matt Lanter was born in Ohio and relocated to Georgia when he was eight years old. He majored in Sports Business at the University of Georgia after two years of community college, only to subsequently relocate to Los Angeles to pursue acting.
To help pay for their education, he got a job at a golf course about this time. That’s when he found out that the production team for the golf film “Bobby Jones: Stroke of Genius” was looking for extras. He took a chance and ended up making his film debut. This happened in 2004.
Lanter appeared in the reality show ‘Manhunt: The Search for America’s Most Gorgeous Male Model’ the same year. Despite the fact that he did not win, he made a strong impression as one of the top 10 contenders. Offers began to flood in, and he was quickly cast in the Fox supernatural adolescent drama series ‘Point Pleasant.’
While Matt’s television career continued, he also received film offers. He voiced Anakin Skywalker in the animated film ‘Star Wars: The Clone Wars’ in 2008.
For him, as a Star Wars enthusiast, this was a dream come true! He continues to play the character in the Cartoon Network’s Star Wars television series, as well as in several computer games. In the same year, he starred as Will in the parody/comedy film ‘Disaster Movie,’ directed by Jason Friedberg and Aaron Seltzer.
After a few other films that failed to make an impression, Matt got on the sets of The CW’s ‘90210,’ a famous adolescent series, in 2009, which catapulted him to prominence.
He was a recurrent character in the first season before becoming a series regular in the second. Lanter has played Wyatt Logan in the NBC sci-fi series ‘Timeless’ since 2016.
Matt Lanter distinguishes himself from his peers by being exceptionally adaptive and versatile. Matt has done everything from voice-overs to romance/comedy/drama roles in both TV and film, as well as performing on stage. In 2006, he made his theatrical debut in Alfred Uhry’s ‘Without Walls’ at The Mark Taper Forum, opposite Laurence Fishburne.
Matt’s Personal Experiences
Matt Lanter was born in the state of Ohio in the year 1983. In 1991, he moved to Georgia. Kara Day Lanter, his sister, works as a teacher in North Carolina.
He played football, basketball, baseball, and golf in high school, and even served as a batboy for the Atlanta Braves. Later in life, he aspired to pursue a career in sports. When he was a senior in high school, his parents divorced.
Matt began dating Angela Stacy in 2009, and they married in 2013. In 2013, the couple went to church for pre-marital counseling and had a Star Wars-themed wedding.
Ahsoka, a fluffy white Maltipoo, is their pet. Matt believes in Jesus and the Bible, but he considers the term “religion” to be constrictive and strange.
Matt began dating Angela Stacy in 2009, and they married in 2013. In 2013, the couple went to church for pre-marital counseling and had a Star Wars-themed wedding. Ahsoka, a fluffy white Maltipoo, is their pet. Matt believes in Jesus and the Bible, but he considers the term “religion” to be constrictive and strange.
Estimated Net worth
Matt Lanter has a net worth of $4 million dollars as a model and actor in the United States. Matt Lanter grew up in Atlanta, Georgia, and was born in Massillon, Ohio.
He studied Sports Business at the University of Georgia but ultimately chose to pursue a career in performance.