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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

Photo: Frazer Harrison / Getty Images
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.


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.


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


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.


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

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


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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