Jessica Matten is one of the young actresses who has benefited from the hunger for entertaining shows. As part of the continued existence of the golden age of television, there has been an influx in the number of shows in production, with each network and production trying to take a bite out of the financial value in the unending interests in television shows by the people.
The resultant effect of this is the creation of opportunities for aspiring actors and actresses to showcase their acting skills to the teeming public on various shows. Many of these aspiring actors have taken advantage of it, especially the likes of Jessica Matten who appears on Frontier, a period drama that came on the air in 2016. Learn more about her by reading below.
Jessica Matten Biography
While Canada might not have a thriving film industry of its own that compares to what exists across the pond in America, several of its talented actors and actresses have been able to make a significant impact in Hollywood, such as Ryan Reynolds. Jessica Matten is also well on her way to becoming a household name in America, a journey that began in 2010 when she made her on-screen debut in the short film, Pigs.
The actress, who has over 15 credits to her name since her debut in 2010, was born in Edmonton in Alberta, Canada. Although she was born in the North American country, Jessica’s ethnicity sports a more diverse origin, with roots in Ukraine and Asia. At this time, the birth year of the actress is unknown, she is however known to have been born on the 3rd of November, making her a Scorpio.
Her journey to stardom began at the age of six when she modeled for a couple of brands before she attended high school, graduated and eventually attended the University of Alberta where she studied Human Ecology, graduating with a Bachelor’s degree. Although she did not study acting for her higher education, she retained the passion she had acquired for the entertainment industry from back when she was s child model. She enrolled at the Shoreline Studio Vancouver Acting School where she studied acting. In addition to satisfying her creative desires, she also studied fashion at Central Saint Martin’s & London College of Fashion.
Known today for her work on Frontier as Sokanon, she made her television debut in 2012, appearing as the character Alexis on the television show, Level Up. Since then she has appeared in several other television shows, including Blackstone, Shadowhunters: The Mortal Instruments, and Burden of Truth. Jessica Matten appears as a recurring character in all three shows.
In Film, the Edmonton-born actress can boast of a few credits which include a number of short films, which include A Red Girl’s Reasoning in 2012, in which she delivered one of the most notable performances of her career as the character, Delia. Her performance in the film earned her a cult following which has since developed into a global following since she began appearing on the Discovery Canada/Netflix show, Frontier which stars Jason Momoa.
Outside of acting, Jessica Matten, alongside other members of her family have an Aboriginal wellness and fitness company called Lemon Cree. Just like her mother, Jessica is a social activist, dedicating her time to helping indigenous women across her home country, Canada.
Is She Married Or Does She Have A Boyfriend?
While it seems that Jessica Matten is focusing all her time and effort on her career, both as an actress and as a social activist working on helping Aboriginal people, She has been linked to Brendt Thomas Diabo, an actor and music composer. They have been in a relationship since 2016 and other than this, the details of her romantic life is have been kept away from the public eye.
What is Her Net Worth?
Although she has only been a professional actress for a few years, Jessica Matten has been able to build a net worth of $2 million through her appearances in shows like Frontier and other recurring roles on successful shows like Burden of Truth and Shadowhunters: The Mortal Instruments. As she continues to appear in other films and television shows, her net worth is expected to increase significantly in the near future.