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Matthew Gray Gubler

Matthew Gray Gubler

Matthew Gray Gubler is a famous American actor, director, fashion model as well as a painter. He is popular for his role as criminal profiler as Dr. Spencer Reid on the CBS television show Criminal Minds from 2005 to present. Similarly, he is a man of many talents.

Matthew Gray Gubler was born on March 9th, 1980 in Las Vegas, Nevada, the United States of America. His father John Gubler, is an attorney and mother Marilyn Gubler, is a political consultant, rancher and former chair of the Nevada Republican Party.

Matthew belongs to American nationality and holds to the white ethnical background. He grew up along with his siblings’ sister’ Laura Dahl, Fashion Designer and brother’ Gray Gubler, model, and actor.

Matthew Gray Gubler childhood picture

Talking about his educational background, Matthew completed his high schooling from the Las Vegas Academy of International Studies with a major in acting.

Thereafter, he graduated from New York University’s Tisch School of Arts and majored in filmmaking and direction in 2002. Gray has also enrolled in the University of California at Santa Cruz.

The Professional Career of Matthew Gray Gubler

After he completed his graduation in 2002, Matthew started his career in modeling with DNA Model Management. He became a popular name in the New York fashion scene over the next two years.

He also worked with big names in the industry like Kate Spades, Tommy Hilfiger, Louis Vuitton, Burberry, Marc Jacobs, etc. Gubler began his internship with the director and screenwriter Wes Anderson in 2004 along with pursuing modeling.

Movies and Tv Shows

He was encouraged to audition for a movie role and later cast in the movie ‘The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou’. Gubler was given the lead character of Dr. Spencer Reid in ‘Criminal Minds’, a police procedural television series in 2005.

Though there was much speculation about his credibility in the series. It became one of the most-watched shows in a year with good ratings. He has been a part of the series till now. Matthew Gray Gubler has also directed eight episodes of the television series.

Matthew Gray Gubler

Grey acted in the movie ‘RV’ starring Robbie Williams in 2006. He also lent his voice for the chipmunk character named Simon in the movie ‘Alvin and the chipmunks in 2007.

Gubler continued voice acting for the character in the sequels ‘Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel’ in 2009, ‘Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked’ in 2011 and ‘Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip’ in 2015.

He also let his voice for the movies ‘All-Star Superman’ and ‘Scooby-Doo! Legend of the Phantosaur’ while also acting in the movie ‘Magic Valley’ in 2011. He has earned his name in the entertainment industry as an Emmy Award-winning American actor.

Relationship Status

Matthew Gray’s current marital status is unmarried. He had previously dated various girls namely Eve WindCharlotte Kemp Muhl from 2004-2005 and Kat Dennings in 2007. Later, he hooked up with Portuguese actress Marisa Morris in 2008.

The lovebird couldn’t continue their relationship and separated due to some reason. After that, Gray was also a relationship with Victoria Asher in 2010 and stayed in a relationship with her for one year.

There is also a rumor about his linked to Taylor Swift. Both of them didn’t accept their relationship. Well, Gray is an expert in balancing his professional and private life.

What is Matthew Gray Gubler Net Worth?

Matthew Gray Gubler has accumulated a huge sum from his professional career. According to the Celebrity Net Worth, Gubler earns an annual salary of $3.6 Million. It also defines his per episode salary between 2012-2016 is estimated to be more than $100,000 annually.

Moreover, Gubler earns money from endorsements for fashion brands American Eagle, Sisley, Marc Jacobs, Tommy Hilfiger, and Louis Vuitton. His estimated net worth is to be around $10 Million as of 2019. It means Gray lives a very luxurious lifestyle and enjoying his life to the best.

Matthew Gray Gubler’s Body Measurement

While moving towards his body statistics, he stands at the height of 6 feet 1 inch (1.85m) and the body weights 79 kg or 174 lbs. His body measurement is 39-15-33 inches. He has a light brown hair color with light brown eyes.

Facts of Matthew Gray Gubler

Full NameMatthew Gray Gubler
Net Worth$1.5 Million
Date Of BirthMarch 9, 1980
Age40 years 1 months
HoroscopePisces
Place Of BirthLas Vegas, Nevada, United States
Height6 ft (1.85 m)
ProfessionActor, Film and television director, producer, Painter, Fashion Model, Photographer, Screenwriter
EducationLas Vegas Academy, New York University, University of California, Santa Cruz, Tisch School of the Arts
NationalityAmerican
ParentsMarilyn Gubler, John Gubler
SiblingsLaura Dahl, Gray Gubler
NicknamesThe Gube , Strudel Goolar
AwardsDaytime Emmy Awards (2013), Festival Trophy - Best actor (2014), BTVA Special/DVD Voice Acting Award (2011),
Movies“Zoe” (2018), “Newness” (2017), “500 Days of Summer” (2009), “The Great Buck Howard” (2008), “Magic Valley” (2011), “Excision” (2012), “Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel” (2015)
TV Shows“All-Star Superman” (2011, video), “The Beauty Inside: Alex's Video Diaries” (2012), “Criminal Minds” (2005-2017), “Alvin and the Chipmunks”, “Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked”, , “Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip”

Quotes of Matthew Gray Gubler

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1[on Shemar Moore] My six pack is better then Shemar's. Tell Shemar I said my six pack is a little better than his. It's a seven pack.
2[on his character Dr. Spencer Reid from Criminal Minds (2005)] He's kinda like Doogie Howser, if he had a gun.
3I studied directing prior to acting and I've done music videos and documentaries and things that were sort of well-received.
4Tisch has a great film program and a great acting program, but they are segregated; you don't really intertwine. My peers knew I liked acting, so they'd be like, 'Go get that guy Gubler. He'll be in your student film.' I was in the same building. I became their go-to guy. So I left NYU having been in probably one thousand short films.
5My parents instilled a very strong work ethic in me from a young age, fortunately.
6My best advice to actors is if you love acting, do it every chance you get. Success does not mean success. All that matters is whether or not you're doing your best to entertain. The way this business works is all about luck and timing.
7A fantastic actor in a scene that's just closed off will be good. But when working with a director who knows little tricks - correct music, slowly pushing in - that stunning performance will somehow become even better. I've always seen it as a symbiotic relationship.
8I've always been a fan of Andy Kaufman.
9I've had this unbelievable amount of good fortune and I'm just so thankful for it. But at the same time I feel exceptionally guilty. I have so many friends who are talented graduates of Juilliard and are exceptional actors and I'm the lucky one that somehow got such a fortunate break.
10I look a little like Beaker. I think I'm a cross between Beaker and The Count. My hair looks like Oscar the Grouch. It's Muppety hair.
11I looked like a 'Super Mario Bros.' Goomba. It's arguably the ugliest haircut on the planet.
12What I like most about directing is creating a world more so than anything. To me, the music is the wrapping paper on that world.
13I think I veered towards filmmaking because there's more of a sense of control in it. You're not waiting to be picked. That said, in film school I acted in probably 6,000 student films because no other filmmakers knew anyone who wanted to act. It was all a big beautiful snake eating its tail, progressing along the way.
14I would love to be on 'Curb Your Enthusiasm.' I'd love to be on that. A lot of my favorite shows get canceled really early on. I liked 'Twin Peaks.' If I had a time machine I'd be in that.
15It'd be cool to chipmunk-ize 'The Virgin Suicides' soundtrack. All this ethereal French music, I think that would be unique to listen to.
16I never imagined I would have one fan, and there seems to be a few. I just couldn't be happier that people seem to like what I'm doing and seem to respond to it. If they weren't there, I don't know what I'd be doing right now.
17I never thought I'd be making a living off of acting - it's still kind of a shock for my family and friends to see my face on TV every Wednesday night.
18I've always had the utmost respect and awe of what the lens can do and what a director can do with just a camera move.
19I get really sad when people say, 'I'm no good. I haven't been cast in a pilot.' It doesn't mean you're not good; it just means someone hasn't seen you yet. It doesn't mean that in real life you're not the greatest actor.
20I found out that smoking is the leading cause of statistics.
21I really cite Walt Disney as teaching me everything I know. It sounds crazy, but I'm serious! In 'Bambi,' the mother dies, but you don't see the corpse. You see the father, the stag, come up and you see 'Bambi' alone, and that has so much more impact than seeing a mutilated deer.
22I get very little sleep. But I try to stay constantly busy. My fear is that if I stop working I'll, like, die. So throughout my life I've always tried to remain busy, and I sort of know no other way. I think if my heart rate slowed it would affect my constitution, strangely. I've been trained to do that.
23I just love entertaining. I will do anything - stand-up comedy, video games, fencing, internet shorts - I just want to keep being lucky enough to entertain people anyway I can. I try never to limit my art to a medium.

Quick Facts of Matthew Gray Gubler

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1He is of Teutonic Germanic and Celtic ancestry.
2Matthew is an English form of Hebrew name "Matityahu", meaning "Gift of Yahweh".
3He never wears matching socks, as he says they are bad luck, which he learned from his grandmother. The one time he wore matching socks, he was filming a scene in The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004). He ended up spraining his ankle on screen, which was kept in the movie.
4On October 27, 2014, he became a certified Minister. He officiated the marriage of former Criminal Minds (2005) star Paget Brewster and best friend Steve Damstra II on November 28, 2014.
5He is of Swiss-German, German, English, Irish, Manx, Scottish, and Dutch ancestry.
6He has a brother called Gray Gubler born 1994 (who appeared in the music video Reagan by Whirlwind Heat which Matthew directed) and a sister called Laura Dahl (who is a fashion designer based in New York City).
7Describes himself as a neat freak.
8A fan of comedian Andy Kaufman.
9His favorite Director is Wes Anderson.
10His favorite TV Show is the HBO Series Carnivàle (2003).
11Is a huge fan of Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977).
12Hosts his own awards ceremony at Criminal Minds (2005) called the "Goobie Awards", where he presents awards to the crew for such categories as Best Facial Hair and Craziest Accent.
13Famously damaged his knee in 2009 during a dance off with his (500) Days of Summer (2009) co-stars Geoffrey Arend and Joseph Gordon-Levitt in a Mexican dive bar. He couldn't walk for over four months. After a third surgery, Gubler started using a cane but was unable to walk normally for the next five months. As of December 2009, Gubler was once again able to walk unassisted.
14Has stated on the season 1 dvd features of Criminal Minds (2005) that his kiss with guest star Amber Heard was his first on-screen kiss.
15Loves to have things monogrammed.
16Grandson of Laura and Maxwell Kelch--the founders of Las Vegas' first radio station, KENO.
17He has also worked as a model for fashion designers as Marc Jacobs, Burberry, Tommy Hilfiger, Sisley, and Louis Vuitton.
18He is a 2002 graduate of the NYU's Tisch School of the Arts, where he majored in film directing.

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