Matthew Moy is constantly the target for jokes because of his diminutive height. Like most celebrities who don’t have the benefit of height on their side, he feels insecure about his height and usually finds it difficult to win the hearts of ladies.
Irrespective of this, however, the pint-sized actor’s body stature seems to have done his career no harm. A multi-faceted personality, Matthew Moy does so many things for a living – he banks as an actor, artist, and voice actor.
Let’s get to meet the star and how his journey to popularity and stardom began.
Matthew Moy’s Biography (Age)
The A-lister’s full is Matthew James Moy. He is a Chinese-American star born to a language therapist mother and a high school teacher father on February 3, 1984, in San Francisco, California, where he was raised.
He has an elder sister whose name is not known to the public. Matthew graduated from the University of California, in Davis, California, where he obtained a bachelor’s degree in Japanese and a minor in linguistics.
His Height – How Tall Is He?
It’s always difficult to tell the accurate height of celebrities from just seeing them on the big screen or the television. Although most celebrities appear much taller than they are in real life due to camera angles, Matthew Moy’s diminutive height is never hidden even with heel lifts.
With his height of 5 feet 1 inch, short celebrities like Kevin Hart (5 feet 4 inches) and Hilary Duff (5 feet 2 inches) are few inches taller than him while stars like Taylor Swift (5 feet 11 inches), Mandy Moore (5 feet 10 inches), Maria Sharapova (6 feet 2 inches), and Khloe Kardashian (5 feet 10 inches) are considered giants when compared to Moy.
Net Worth – How Rich Is He?
With over twenty television series and seven film appearances under his belt, it is fair to say that Moy boasts a fast-rising career as a professional actor. He stormed the industry in 2008 and has since featured in a good number of hit Nollywood movies, with No Strings Attached (featuring Natalie Portman and Aston Kutcher) being his most popular film.
From 2011 – 2017, Matthew Moy was cast as Han Lee on 2 Broke Girls. His other movies include Accidentally in Love, The Future of Dough (he starred as Darren), Unreal Estate (2015), FDR: American Badass! (played the role of Officer Nguyen) and many others. He has also had a number of cameo appearances in blockbuster television series such as The Middle, Criminal Minds, How I Met Your Mother and Scrubs.
As a voice actor, he is known to have lent his voice to video games such as “G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra, “White Knight Chronicles” (English version), Skylanders: Giants, Skylanders: Swap Force, Skylanders: Trap Team, and many others.
In 2006, he had an estimated net worth of $800,000 but the figure is believed to have skyrocketed following his emergence in 2008. At the moment, there are conflicting reports on how much he has been able to amass from his showbiz career. While some sites reported his net worth to be around $3 million, most authoritative sites have no information about his current net worth.
Others Facts About Matthew Moy
Matthew Moy is known for referencing his home country and parents often. He always describes himself as a fourth-generation Chinese-American. Although he’s known for playing Korean characters on movies and TV, he is of Chinese ancestry while his nationality is American due to his birth in California, in the United States.
His Love Life
Dating anywhere in the world is usually fun for most men but the same cannot be said for short guys. The only places they can easily start up a relationship are countries with relatively shorter people as they usually find it difficult to date in places where people’s average height are higher.
As mentioned earlier, Moy is usually the butt of jokes because of his height, which has also impacted his love life. The actor has been in few relationships with mostly women in his community and he said it has to do with his height. Outside his community, Moy has not been able to find a girlfriend because he is short. According to him, most girls only indicate interest in him because of his wealth and popularity and this hurts him so much.
At the moment, he is single and seriously searching for the right woman he can happily spend his moments with.