Matthew Patrick - Biography

Last Modified: Nov 9, 2022

Matthew Patrick
Profession: YouTuber
Best Known For: Game Theory (YouTube channel)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $18 million

Personal Details

Born on : November 15, 1986 (age 37)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Matthew Robert Patrick
Birth Place: Medina, Ohio, USA
Horoscope: Scorpio
Father's Name: Robert Patrick
Mother's Name: Linda Patrick
Siblings: N/A
High School: Medina High School
University: Duke University
Ethnicity: Caucasian
Nationality: American


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Married Date: May 19, 2012
Wife's Name: Stephanie Patrick
Children: 1

Oliver Julian Patrick (son)

Body Measurements

Height: 1.80 meter (5 feet 11 inch)
Weight: N/A
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Shoe Size: N/A
Bicep Size: N/A
Chest Size: N/A
Waist Size: N/A

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Who is Matthew Patrick?

Matthew Patrick is a YouTuber, and the creator and narrator of the YouTube web series The Game Theorists, MatPat's Game Lab. He is also the creator of the YouTube channel GTLive, one of YouTube's first live gaming channels and has worked in the YouTube Premium series Escape the Night as well as starred in the game show The Runner. 

Matthew Patrick – Age, Parents, Siblings

Matthew Patrick’s birth took place on November 15, 1986, in Medina, Ohio, USA. He was born Matthew Robert Patrick to his mother Linda Patrick and his father Robert Patrick. The details and identity of his siblings, if he has any are not shared with the public.

Matthew Patrick with his father, grandfather, and son (Image: Instagram- posted Jan 2019)

Education, Ethnicity

For education, Matthew Patrick attended Medina High School. Following graduation, he went on to study at Duke University. He earned a double major in psychology and theater from the same. 

His ethnicity is Caucasian.

Matthew Patrick – Girlfriend, Wife, Children

Patrick married his longtime girlfriend Stephanie Cordato. The couple had first met while at Duke University and became close after creating a Legend of Zelda parody called The Epic of Stew. After years of dating the couple married on May 19, 2012. 

With his wife, who has taken his last name, he has a child- a son Oliver Julian Patrick (born in 2018).

Matthew and Stephanie Patrick with their son (Image: Instagram - posted July 2019)

Matthew Patrick – Career

Early Days

After completing his college education Patrick moved to New York City to pursue a career in acting. But after two years of struggle to land a role, he uploaded the promotional trailer for Game Theory followed by the first episode four days later.

In 2009 Matthew Patrick created his YouTube channel titled MatthewPatrick13 which contained videos of his performances and auditions for musical theatre.

YouTube channels

In his Game Theory videos, Matthew Patrick talks about his theories about games such as Minecraft, Five Nights at Freddy's, Call of Duty, Pokémon, etc He began working as the Game Theory's main editor and host of the show Digressing & Sidequesting. 

On May 12, 2014, he created a second YouTube channel called The Film Theorists which focused on films and series instead of gaming. He posted his new show MatPat's Game Lab on YouTube Red and focused on placing video game players in real-life scenarios mimicking scenarios that occur in video games.

Matthew Patrick also created the Let's Play series called GTLive on August 26, 2015, and also worked in the web series TOME: Terrain of Magical Expertise. Currently, he is the co-owner and President at Theorist Media.

Matthew Patrick (Image: Tubefilter)

Matthew Patrick – Awards, Nominations 

For his work in the gaming world, Matthew Patrick has been nominated for nine Streamy Awards, among which he has won three. He has also been nominated for two Shorty Awards.

Matthew Patrick – Net Worth, Salary

The net worth of Patrick is estimated to be around $18 million while the figure for her annual salary is unknown.

Matthew Patrick – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media handles Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook, Matthew Patrick is followed by millions of followers and counting. His YouTube channel has over 12.7M subscribers.

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