Fast Marriage Facts - Luciana and Matt
Married: December 9, 2005.
First Marriage: No.
Did You Know?
They renewed their marriage vows in St. Lucia on April 13, 2013. They had around 50 guests for the sunset ceremony.
Luciana (Luci) Bozan Barroso: Argentina, c. 1976.
How Matt and Luciana Met and Engagement:
September 5, 2005 is the date that Matt reportedly gave Luciana a platinum ring from Steven Goldfarb of Bellevue, Washington. The ring is said to be classic and elegant.
Matt: "I was hiding behind the bar because I was getting hassled … I went [back] and [Lucy] said, ‘What the hell are you doing here?’ because I didn’t work there and I was behind her bar. I genuinely feel like —- people have that saying about seeing someone across a crowded room —- I swear to God, that happened to me … something incredible happened the first time I saw her.”
Source: Anya Leon. "Matt Damon: Four Kids is a 'Whole New Dynamic.'" People.com. 11/15/2010.
Alexia, Luciana's 7-year-old daughter, attended the wedding. After the wedding, Matt showed reporters his silver wedding band.
- Isabella Damon: Born in 2006 in Miami, Florida.
- Gia Zavala Damon: Born in 2008.
- Stella Zavala Damon: Born in 2010.
Luciana has a daughter, Alexia, from her former marriage.
Luciana: Former bartender. She is now an interior designer.
Quotes about Marriage and Family:
Source: Cindy Pearlman. "Matt Damon: 'My Wife Is My Soul Mate.'" YourTango.com. 8/2013.
Matt: "We have a two-week rule. We don't allow ourselves to be apart."
Source: Paul Chi. "Matt Damon: Two Week Rule Keeps Marriage Strong." People.com. 2/15/2011.
Jamal Prince, a friend of Matt's, discussing Matt's relationship with Luciana: “He’s very serious about her. In the past he kept the other ones secretive. This one he’s not hiding.”
Matt on being a dad: "I'd love to be a dad. I hope I'd be great at it. That's every man's fear, yet his most important job."
Matt on having a life outside his career: "Take the blinders off for a minute. Life can be fun, and that's my goal: to make it all fit into my life organically."
Source: USA Weekend Magazine. 11/5/2000.