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Matt Damon and Luciana Bozan Barroso Marriage Profile

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Matt Damon and Luciana Barroso in Hollywood, California on July 25, 2007

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Following what was a trend in celebrity marriages, Matt Damon married Luciana Bozan Barroso in a surprise wedding. Here's more information about Matt and Luciana's wedding, their marriage relationship, their children, and more.
Fast Marriage Facts - Luciana and Matt
Met: 2003.
Engaged: 2005.
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.

Born:

Matthew Paige Damon: October 8, 1970 in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Luciana (Luci) Bozan Barroso: Argentina, c. 1976.

How Matt and Luciana Met and Engagement:

While Matt was in Miami Beach filming Stuck on You in 2003, he and Luciana met at the Crobar where she was a bartender.

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.

Wedding Date:

Matt (35) and Luciana (29) were married on December 9, 2005 at 9 a.m. in New York City Hall. Their wedding ceremony was small and private.

Alexia, Luciana's 7-year-old daughter, attended the wedding. After the wedding, Matt showed reporters his silver wedding band.

Honeymoon:

Their honeymoon was postponed. The two left on December 11, 2005 for Europe where Matt worked on the movie The Good Shepherd.

Children:

Matt and Luciana are raising four daughters.
  • 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.

Occupations:

Matt: Actor, writer, producer, and one of the founders of Pearl Street Productions.

Luciana: Former bartender. She is now an interior designer.

Residences:

Luciana and Matt have homes in New York and in Miami. Their $10.3 million Miami mansion was purchased by Matt in the spring of 2005.

Previous Marriages:

This is the first marriage for Matt Damon, and the second marriage for Luciana Bozan Barroso.

Quotes about Marriage and Family:

Matt: "We have a two week rule. I'm not away for more than two weeks. I think you need to be with the person you love as much as possible. My wife is my soul mate. I don't like being apart from her."
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.”
Source: BostonHerald.com

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."
Source: IMDB.com

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.

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