Who Is Matt McGorry Married To? Is He Gay? Know Everything About His Relationship

By Zera
​Matt McGorry is an American actor and the co-founder of We Inspire Justice. The rumors about Matt being gay came from an episode in Man Enough where the actor admitted he had experimented with boys when he was young.
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Matt McGorry is an American actor, an activist, a supporter of intersectional feminism, and the co-founder of We Inspire Justice. He also identifies as a prison and police abolitionist. McGorry is best known for portraying the role of John Bennett on the Netflix comedy-drama series Orange Is the New Black. The series is based on a book of the same name. Matt also got lots of praise for playing Asher Millstone on the ABC legal drama series How to Get Away with Murder.

For his latest project, Matt is featured as the main cast in Archive 81, an American horror streaming television series created by Rebecca Sonnenshine. The series was aired on January 14, 2022. Matt plays the role of Mark Higgins in the play and appears alongside other famous actors Mamoudou Athie, Dina Shihabi, Evan Jonigkeit, and Julia Chan to name a few.


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Matt McGorry Wiki And Age

The actor was born on April 12, 1986, as Matthew David McGorry. As of 2022, Matts's age is 35 years. He was raised in the most densely populated borough of New York City, Manhattan. The details of his parents aren't known but he does have a brother named Craig. At the tender age of just nine, Matt began performing doing magic shows. He would attend birthday parties and show his tricks. Further, as his interest didn't fade away, he even went to a magic camp. According to Matt, he was the youngest member of the New York International Brotherhood of Magicians. 

Matt McGorry as a child

The Orange Is the New Black attended Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School in New York, and then graduated from Emerson College in Boston, Massachusetts. Before being an actor, Matt began his career as a fitness trainer. He officially debuted on television in the year 2011 on the ABC daytime soap opera One Life to Live.

Who Is Matt McGorry Married To? Find Out About His Wife

Currently, Matt isn't married to anybody. There has been no news regarding Matt tying a knot or about him having shared the wedding vows. So it's safe to say he doesn't/didn't have a wife.

Is Matt McGorry In A Relationship? Who Is His Girlfriend?

Matt doesn't seem to be dating anybody presently. Fans consider Matt to be dating his girlfriend in private but those are just assumptions without any substance. The Archive 81 star though once shared on his Twitter handle what his idea of a perfect first date would look like.He tweeted :

All first dates should consist of ordering in and watching Netflix since that's all we really want in a relationship anyway

Previously, Matt was in a relationship. He tweeted about his girl in 2013 but didn't disclose her identity. 

Fans were soon in the comments asking McGorry about his girlfriend. When one Twitter user wrote that everyone who has watched Orange Is The New Black cried by hearing about Matt's girlfriend, the actor playfully replied, "Make it rain!!!...???".Matt was even rumored to be dating his co-actress Michelle Trachtenberg from How To Get Away With Murder during 2015 but the duo never confirmed it. All in all, one thing is for certain; Matt doesn't like to reveal his personal life out to the public.

Matt McGorry Gay? Does He Have A Partner?

The actor hasn't come out as gay. Matt just happens to go through what every other celebrity does. Celebs are often scrutinized on their sexual orientation and assumed to be gay or straight or queer based on certain things they've said or done. The notion about Matt being gay could have circulated from an episode in Man Enough, a round-table talk series where the actor revealed he had experimented with boys when he was young. McGorry further clarified he was straight but back then, he just wanted to try things. You can watch the series here.

Net Worth

As of 2022, Matt McGorry's net worth is estimated to be above $2 Million. Matt earned his money by being a part of numerous TV shows and Films.

Social Media

Matt McGorry uses Twitter where he frequently posts and updates his fans. He joined the app in 2011 and has over 416K followers. The star is also on Facebook where he has 759K followers. He is available on Instagram too, where he has 1.7M followers. We Inspire Justice, a consulting agency Matt co-founded with Jlove Calderson also has an Instagram page.