With a host of acting credits and a flourishing business, Jessica Matten is nowhere close to giving up in her hustle. A goal getter, Jessica has been adjudged various titles ranging from a model, actress to TV personality. She is known for her role in the movie Blackstone released in 2009. She also starred in A Red Girl’s Reasoning (2012). Matten is known for a host of other productions including the Netflix series Frontier. Here, you will find out all there is to know about her including her ethnicity and relationship life.
Jessica Matten Bio, Age, Ethnicity
She was born in Alberta, Canada into a humble family. She is of mixed ethnicity as her parents have deep Ukranian and Chinese roots. Matten’s childhood was not devoid of discrimination especially due to her skin tone. Nevertheless, she was a strong girl who always knew what he wanted in life.
Jessica’s career started with mere thoughts of wanting to make herself and her family proud; thoughts which later became goals. Most importantly, Matten took significant steps towards the achievement of these goals. Jessica started out as a model at a very young age of 6. She modeled for various brands until after her graduation from school. She then moved to London and worked as an intern at Elle Magazine.
Jessica Matten later returned to Canada and began a motivational program, Positive Beauty. The program sought to encourage native youth to embrace and appreciate their nature. Matten’s professional career fully kicked off with various commercials including Nature Valley, Nintendo Wii – EA Sports More Workouts, Mercedes, Pointstreak Sports, and many others. She also appeared on Cartoon Network’s show ‘Level Up’.
Jessica has amassed admirable following for her remarkable roles on-screen, with the most significant being the short film, A Red Girl’s Reasoning by Elle-Maija Tailfeather. The movie won several awards on many platforms including Vancouver International Film Festival, the Crazy 8s film festival, LA Skins Film Fest and ImagineNATIVE Film festival where it bagged the Best Canadian Action Short’ award.
She plays the role of Sokanon in the Netflix drama TV series Frontier which also stars Jason Momoa. She stars in the CBC series Burden of Truth alongside Kristin Kreuk, Jessica Matten has starred in a host of other movies and TV shows apart from the aforementioned. Some of them include; Pilgrims, Blackstone, and many others.
Apart from her movie endeavors, she churns out various monthly articles on magazines. She is also a motivational speaker known for her youth empowerment programme in North America. One of them titled “Indigenous Women Breaking Barriers: A Mother and Daughter Story” was with her mother. She also runs a native fitness company called Lemon Cree.
Her Net Worth
Jessica Matten’s career is a combination of passion and skills, factors which have greatly contributed to her financial status. Matten sits on an estimated net worth of $2 million according to various sources. But this is still under review as the actress and entrepreneur has never confirmed it.
Matten’s income comes from various sources including her modeling stints, TV appearances, commercials, and of course her fitness business.
Personal Life – Boyfriend, Dating, Married
Jessica Matten is one of those celebrities who keep their private life away from public glare. The versatile personality has not made any assertions regarding her personal life with respect to her past or present relationships. Some sources have rumored that she is dating Chaz Hutton. This was after some seemingly loved up photos of the two were seen on Matten’s Instagram account.
But those photos were nothing compared to those she took with actor and singer Brendt Thomas Diabo. Matten’s countless photos with Brendt on Instagram has also stirred rumors and speculations among her fans and the general public. However, she is yet to respond to the rumors. Who knows, it could be that she is one of those who just loves posting happy moments with friends.
Jessica Matten is known for her humanitarian endeavors. As earlier mentioned, the actress and entrepreneur reach out to various communities especially the aboriginals through various programmes.
Body Measurements – Height and Weight
Jessica Matten is known for her distinctive looks and features. From childhood till date, the actress and entrepreneur has received all kinds of remarks regarding her racial attributes. Regardless she always keeps her head high and keeps on aiming for greater heights. The Frontier actress stands at a height of 1.75m (5ft 7in) which is quite proportional to her weight of 59kg or 130lbs.