- Attended high school with actor Lee Pace and remains good friends with him.
- Got his acting start in a Houston stage production of A Streetcar Named Desire while in high school.
- After graduating from college, moved to New York and landed recurring roles on daytime soaps All My Children and Guiding Light.
- Was tapped to star in Superman Returns (2006), until a change of directors led to Brandon Routh being cast as the titular superhero.
- Gained a higher profile with starring roles on the short-lived ABC drama Traveler and the acclaimed USA Network series White Collar.
- Named People magazine's Sexiest Rising Star in 2009.
- 2014, Critics' Choice Television Awards — Best Supporting Actor in a Movie or Mini-Series: Winner
- 2015, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television: Winner
- 2015, People's Choice Awards — Favorite Cable TV Actor: Winner
- 2014, Emmy — Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie: Nominee
- John Bomer — Father
- Neill Bomer — Brother
- Megan Bomer — Sister
- Sissi Bomer — Mother
- Kit — Son
- Henry — Son
- Simon Halls — Husband
- Walker — Son
- Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States (BFA)
- Birth Name: Matthew Bomer
- Birth Place: Spring, Texas, United States
- Birthday: October 11, 1977, Libra
- Profession: Actor
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