Matthew Rhys

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Actor (1974)
Tue Jun 08 2021
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Matthew Rhys is a primetime Emmy Award-winning Welsh actor. He gained stardom after playing the leading role of Kevin Walker on the ABC family drama television series, Brothers & Sisters from 2006 to 2011. Further, he is known for his role as Philip Jennings in The Americans from 2013 to 2018. 

Asides from that, he has acted in various films such as Titus, Love and Other Disasters, The Edge of Love, Burnt, and The Post. If you want to more information about him we suggest you read the entire article.

Matthew's Dating His Actress Girlfriend, Keri Russell Since 2007

Aged 46, Matthew Rhys has been enjoying his love life with his future wife or American actress, Keri Russell, 45, for over 13 years. They first met each other back in the early 200s at a kickball party which was hosted by actress Jennifer Grey.

Matthew Rhys and Keri Russell Has Been Together Since 2014
Image: Matthew Rhys and Keri Russell Has Been Together Since 2014
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They even shared the same screen of the show, The Americans so many believed their steamy scenes were symbolic of a real-life romance. However, they declined it at that time. In an interview with Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen in 2017, Rhys stated that they actually met a very long, long time ago when he was 26.

Matthew Rhys and Keri Russell With Their Five Years Old Son, Sam Evans
Photo: Matthew Rhys and Keri Russell With Their Five Years Old Son, Sam Evans
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It looks, Matthew and Russell who are still unmarried are so much in love with each other. Together, they gave birth to their first child, Sam Evans in May 2016 when he was 41 years old. Currently, the entire family resides in Denver.

Russell's First Marriage With Ex-Husband, Shane Deary

Keri who is known as Felicity Porter on the WB series Felicity is a divorced woman. After few years of dating, she announced her engagement with her ex-spouse, Shane Deary, a contractor.

 Keri Russell Was Married to Shane Deary From 2007 to 2014
Caption: Keri Russell Was Married to Shane Deary From 2007 to 2014
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Eventually, they exchanged the wedding vows on February 14, 2007, in a private ceremony. In 2007, they welcomed their firstborn son River Russell Deary. He is now 13 years old. Six years later, their youngest child, a daughter Willa Lou Deary was born in 2013.

The family used to live in New York. However, Russell and Deary had separated in 2013 and their divorce was settled in 2014. 

What is Matthew Rhys Net Worth?

Matthew Rhys has an impressive net worth of $10 Million, according to Celebrity Net Worth. He owes his total worth to a prosperous two decades of an acting career. Since 1997, he's active in the entertainment industry.

Likewise, his salary is estimated at $100 Thousand per episode. However, he made his breakout performance as Kevin Walker in Brothers & Sisters, starring Luke Grimes and Luke Macfarlane. Added to that, he has played recurring roles in TV shows such as Metropolis, The Lost World, Death Comes to Pemberley, Death and Nightingales, and The Owl House.

 Matthew Rhys as Kevin Walker in Brothers & Sisters (2006–2011)
Caption: Matthew Rhys as Kevin Walker in Brothers & Sisters (2006–2011)
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His film The Post has grossed $179 million worldwide in 2017 against the budget of $50 million. His other films include Burnt,  A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood, Virgin Territory, The Edge of Love. 

meanwhile, his girlfriend, Keri Russell enjoys $12 Million worth which she has earned from her acting and modelling career. Besides, she makes a salary of $100 thousand per episode.

Bio and Early Life

Matthew Rhys was born on the 8th of November 1974 in Cardiff, the United Kingdom as Matthew Rhys Evans. His parents are Glyn Evans (father) and Helen Evans (mother), who works as a teacher. He has one sister named Rachel Evans, a journalist.

Rhys attended the Ysgol Gyfun Gymraeg Glantaf in Whitchurch, Cardiff in the Welsh language. Well, his first language is Welsh. Then he went to study at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) in London after playing Elvis Presley in the school musical at age 17.

At RADA, he started acting in the BBC drama series, Backup as Boyo and in the film, House Of America as PC Steve 'Hiccup' Higson in 1997.

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