Matthew Underwood is a celebrated actor who is famous for several reasons. This multi-talented young man is an accomplished model, educator, philanthropist, and sports enthusiast. His acting career began on the set of Go For It in 2002, but his big break came when he starred as Logan Reese in the famous Nickelodeon show Zoey 101. Matthew began modeling before he was out of diapers because his acting career began before he was one year old. During his formative years, the young talent developed a passionate interest in water sports and worked skillfully to excel in sports such as wakeboarding, kitesurfing, barefoot water skiing, skateboarding, surfing, and para-sailing.
It was only after he moved to Los Angeles that his professional acting career began. To date, the star of Zoey 101 has had several roles in various television series and movies. Notable among his television roles is Method & Red from 2004, where he played the bully in a single episode. Mathew was on the set of E-Venture Kids in 2005, where he played the role of Matt, and he also had a guest appearance in an episode of Avatar: The Last Airbender. His film credits include Reality Horror Night 2009 as Matthew. He was part of the cast of Casper’s Scare School as Thatch and appeared in Web Journey, both released the same year in 2006. Others include The Puppet that cast him in 2004 and The Dream in 2002. Matthew Underwood uses his popularity for the good of society by working as an educator for youth. He has also done so many charity projects around the world.
Background Details On Matthew Underwood
His first name is Mathew Dillon Underwood and he was born on April 23, 1990, in Fort Pierce, Florida, United States of America. His zodiac sign is Taurus and he is an American citizen, as indicated by his country of birth. Although his parents’ profession is unknown, they have been identified as Jerry Wayne Underwood and Patricia Underwood. The young actor spent his formative years in his birthplace along with three siblings – a sister named Rebecca Underwood and a pair of brothers named Joshua and Jacob Underwood.
His educational background and qualifications were never in the limelight, but his professional career was widely publicized, particularly through his modeling career, which began at the age of six months. Matthew Underwood served as an educator for a youth theater program staged at the Rose Alley Theater and has trained a good number of young people on topics such as the arts, green programs, and culture. He is also a member of the American Tennis Youth League, and his passion for helping the less privileged has taken him to various parts of the world where he helps build housing for the underprivileged.
Matthew Underwood also works as a guide for young talent, often serving as an acting teacher, helping them stay open-minded and use their infinite imagination to reach great heights.
Is He Related To Carrie Underwood?
Yes, Matthew Underwood and Carrie Underwood are related by blood, they are first cousins, with their two fathers Steve and Wayne Underwood coming from the same family. Carrie is a renowned country singer, songwriter, and actress with several Grammy awards in her name. The first three albums she released received several platinum awards following her success as the 2005 American Idol winner.
Why Was Matthew Underwood Arrested?
Matthew Underwood caused a lot of bad press in April 2012 when he was arrested for possession of hard drugs, particularly cannabis and its paraphernalia. He was also charged with involvement in the delinquency of a minor. When the cops stormed his apartment They discovered hard drugs and a young girl aged 17. According to the actor, he spent the night with the girl in the master’s bedroom and supplied her with cannabis.
It is obvious that Matthew has learned nothing from his first experience, as he was arrested for the second time in November 2012, but this time he was caught outside his water pipe lounge for resisting parole for possession of cannabis.