Jessica Matten is a Canadian actress who has attracted attention through her role in Discovery Canada’s Frontier as Sokanon. While some viewers may not recognize her, she has appeared in shows like Shadowhunters: The Mortal Instruments, Black Stone and as of 2018 has been portraying a major role in Canadian drama series Burden of Truth.
We are pretty sure her name doesn’t ring a bell to most of our readers. But hold on, you might know more if you stick around!
|Country of Birth:||Canada|
|Height:||5′ 9½” (1.77 m)|
|Birth Name:||Jessica Matten|
|Birth Place/City:||Edmonton, Alberta|
|Net Worth:||$2 Million|
|Eye Color:||Dark Brown|
|Education:||University of Alberta|
|Movies:||A Red Girl’s Reasoning, Pilgrims, and Sleepwalk|
|TV Show:||Frontier, Burden of Truth|
Jessica Matten was born on 30th November 1985 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Ultimately, she has Canadian nationality. Her birth sign is Sagittarius.
Besides, we have uncovered that Matten holds a mix of ethnicity. Apart from being Canadian born, she has Chinese, Ukrainian, British, French along with Métis/Saulteaux Cree ancestry. However, her diverse and “indigenous” ethnicity didn’t bode well with her coevals and was consequently subjected to racial discrimination.
Jessica Matten was born to Theresa Ducharme who is the founder and current CEO of Lemon Cree Non-Profit Society. The details regarding her father are unavailable at the moment.
On the other hand, if you have heard of the Battle of the Seven Oaks of 1812, then you know who Cuthbert Grant is. If you are catching on then Kudos! Jessica Matten is a direct descendant of Cuthbert Grant, the first Métis Leader of Canada. Pretty cool right?
Jessica attended the University of Alberta to pursue a Bachelor of Science in Human Ecology. Afterward, she went onto study acting in Vancouver Acting School at the Shoreline Studio. Also, she attended Central Saint Martins Design College of University of the Arts, London.
Born in 1985, Matten is 35 years old as of 2019. Similarly, she stands at a considerable height of 5′ 9½” (1.77 m). Likewise, she has a slim build and also dons a black hair. Likewise, she likes to keep fit and engages in various physical activities.
Moreover, she has good bodily proportions. Her bust-waist-hip measurements are 34-25-35. At the same time, her cup size measures 34B, dress size is 6 and shoe size is 8.
To begin with, Matten started as a model at the tender age of six. It was a short-lived career but paved a way for her future acting appearances. Eventually, she made her debut in a short movie called Pigs in 2010. In particular, these small appearances helped sharpen her acting skills.
She was cast as Delia in the short action drama movie A Red Girl’s Reasoning as a lead in 2012. Furthermore, she appeared in a recurring role of Gina in the critically lauded Canadian drama series Blackstone based on Canada’s First Nation Community.
Further, she gained prominence through her recurring role in Frontier as Sokanon which covers the story of the North American fur trade in the late 1700s. She plays as Gerrilyn Spence in CBC TV’s drama series Burden of Truth which aired in 2018. In addition, she has worked in some lesser-known films like Pilgrims and Sleepwalk.
So, dear readers do you have a slight hint of what the net worth of this rising star is? As per some sources, decades-long active career puts her around $2 million net worth.
While this may be true, her exact earnings for her TV roles are not quite known. Nonetheless, we do hope that she finds success as an actress and grows in popularity.
In detail, there are not many reliable sources to confirm her relationship status. In fact, she has not disclosed much information about her personal life.
On the contrary, certain reports suggest that she was romantically involved with her actor-musician Brendt Thomas Diabo but neither has denied or claimed this news. At least, sources confirm that her sexual preference is straight.
As of now, she is well-focused on uplifting her career rather than tangling in any form of relationship. Nevertheless, we wish her the very best for every success in her career.