Matt McGorry, who is known for his portrayal of John Bennett in the TV series “Orange Is the New Black,” is not only a talented actor but he is also a social advocate and is outspoken about the equality of men and women.
The valiant actor calls himself an honorary gay although his relationship status still harbors a big question mark.
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Matt's sexuality and his sexual preference have left many wondering as to how exactly does he define his gender. Matt McGorry defines himself as the feminist and supports marriage equality. He is one of few people who shows his support to the gay community openly and posts many tweets favoring them.
Likewise, In a tweet posted on 19th July 2013, he mentioned that he is an honorary gay and loves gay people. His tweet and action hint toward gay orientation. But to date, Matt has never been seen with anyone, male or female, who could be possibly identified as his partner or spouse. He could be having a secret affair with one. And maybe he just fancies a secluded private love life. So unless he comes forth to fully disclose any information about his love life. We can never be too sure about anything.
In 2014, he attended the NYC Gay Pride March, and tweeted that:
“So much love in the air today at #prideNY, truly beautiful. Thanks for an unforgettable experience! #NoHomo”
His tweet, which was later deleted, caused drama and he then claimed that it was just a joke and him being there in the march would have made his intentions clear.
He is proud feminist and in 6th March 205, he posted a Facebook, where he admitted that he recently discovered the true meaning of feminism and added:
“Being a feminist is for both women AND men. I AM A FEMINIST”
Career and Professional Life:
The American actor graduated from Emerson College and was a competitive bodybuilder during his early career. He made his debut in 2006’s movie “Thursday” as grey Malcolm. After his debut, he appeared in a series of short films before marking his entry to the small screen with a big bang.
In 2011, he appeared in Television series “One Life to Live” as Spider-man and has three episodes to his credit. But his major role came in the form of John Bennett in the critically acclaimed TV series “Orange Is the New Black” in 2013 alongside Ian Paola and Pico Alexander, and received Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance. He also portrayed the role of Asher Millstone in the 2014 hot series “How to Get Away with Murder.”
He is now bracing himself for the movie named “Step Sisters” where he daunts the character of Dane.
In the most recent happening of his life, Matt has teamed up with PlayboyPlayboy Magazine to promote a special Pride message. In a long Instagram message, he explained the reason for him partnering with the magazine and how it affects everyone including the LGBTQ community. He wrote;
‘Together, we’re supporting The Trevor Project’s work to outlaw conversion therapy everywhere in America. No matter who you love or how you identify, you should feel safe AND proud of who you are. As a cis-hetero man working to be an ally, it is my honor and duty to show up for my LGBTQ siblings any chance I get.’
How Much is Matt’s Net Worth?
The OTNB star is a talented actor who is meant for bigger things. Though he is relatively new in the industry, he managed to leave an everlasting impression. His short career has yielded him significant fortunes and charges enormous sum to sign movies. Although his net worth is still under evaluation, his expected value would indeed exceed the millions of dollars.
Matt’s Short Bio:
Born as Matthew David McGorry, he graced the world on 12th April 1986 which makes his age 33. Matt was born in Manhattan, New York City. The graduate from Emerson College belongs to white ethnicity and is a citizen of America. His wiki is secretive about his family and early life.
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Blessed with a tall height of 5 feet and 10 inches, he maintains a ribbed body shape which comes as no surprise as he was a former competitive bodybuilder.