Matt was raised in Portland, OR. A headlining comedian since 2007 and an actor since childhood, Matt studied theatre in New York and improvisation in Chicago. Matt's television credits include Up All Night, MADtv, Chelsea Lately and @midnight. He won the 2008 "Best Of The Fest" at the inaugural Rooftop Comedy Festival in Aspen. In 2009, he was named to Variety's "Top 10 Comics to Watch," and COMEDY CENTRAL'S "Hot 9 in '09" list, his debut album Soak Up The Night was released by Comedy Central Records and he was named to the iTunes Rewind "Top 20 Albums of 2009." In 2010, he recorded his half-hour COMEDY CENTRAL Presents special and in 2012, he released his debut hour-long special entitled Shovel Fighter. Matt's latest hour-long comedy special, Big, Dumb Animal premiered in February 2015.
Along with touring comedy clubs across the country, Matt is also a regular at the Upright Citizens Brigade in Los Angeles, and he headlined the Old Milwaukee Comedy Tour in 2013. Matt has performed at a variety of prestigious comedy festivals including the Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal and Chicago, The TBS Comedy Festival in Las Vegas, and SXSW. Matt also co-founded the popular Bridgetown Comedy Festival that takes place annually in Portland.