One of the most debatable issues in the film industry is about 'nepotism' and 'favoritism' due to which, talented and dedicated actors never get the opportunities that they fully deserve.
However, Matthew Wilkas, who had no godfather in the film industry, rose to fame through his talent and dedication towards his work.
He also has given hope for other young actors who wish to make their way to the world of movies and glamour, based on their talent.
Throughout his acting career, Matthew has appeared in various TV shows, and movies, including The Mummy (2017), Gayby (2012) and New York Is Dead (2017).
The highlight of his career came with his portrayal of the gay character ‘Matt’ in 2012’s movie Gayby, which ended up being liked by many people.
With a smooth career graph, Matthew surely has earned a decent net worth, even though his actual amount is unknown.
Moreover, he surely receives more than the average salary of an actor, being $28K in the United States.
Matthew Wilkas Married To Gay Partner?
Unlike many people who are shy to disclose their sexuality, Matthew Wilkas has always been open about his sexuality.
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He first opened up that he was gay when he was at University level about 22 years ago as of October 2018. With him coming out about his sexuality, the chances of him marrying a wife ended too.
Although there is no much information regarding his relationship before he came to fame, his relationship after his fame is known to many through his social media and interviews.
In 2015, Matthew received a direct message from Gus Kenworthy, and he was asked to go out for a date with Gus. But due to personal reasons, Matthew couldn’t go.
However, a year later, when Gus reached out to Matthew and asked to go out again, he agreed this time.
After the date, they kissed each other on the same night and hooked up for the first time the very next day.
Gus Kenworthy is an England actor who has appeared in movies like Olympic Dreams (2019) and American Horror Story (2011). Besides acting, Gus is an Olympics medalist freestyle skier.
Moving on, Matthew and Gus held their relationship strong even though there are not many people who support homosexuality relationship. They often went to great places and spent their holidays together.
Matthew Wilkas with Gus Kenworthy ready before attending ESPYS awards on 14 July 2016 (Photo: Matthew Wilkas' Instagram)
But the relationship did not go long as Matthew separated with his partner of four years, Gus, in July 2019. The news also ended all hopes of the fans who thought they would get married.
As of now, according to Huffpost, although they separated, they remain close friends to each other.
Matthew Wilkas’ Bio: Age, Family Details
Born in 1978, stage actor, Matthew Wilkas celebrates his birthday on the 20th of April every year. He cherishes his day of birth with his friends and family members.
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After growing up in Camden, England, Matt went to join the theater program at Boston University in the United States.
His training and education related to acting there, helped him to become a talented actor now.
Speaking about his family, he went through a saddening phase as a child as he lost his father when he was just 12 years of age.
Matthew, along with his mother and sister, Beth, took care of each other during that mournful time.
Well, sometimes life can be very really harsh on you by pushing such tough times at an early age.
Matthew would have loved to spend more time with his father, but it was not written in his fortunes.
Nevertheless, Matthew who stands at a decent height was blessed to have two beautiful ladies around him, his mother and sister, who undoubtedly helped him to be the person he is now, down-to-earth and hard working.