Matt Evans is a Filipino actor, dancer, and musician of having American descent. He first came to notice as a contender for the Philippine reality television show Pinoy ‘Big Brother: Teen Edition 1’. After that, he gained fame from working on several Filipino series and dramas including ‘Komiks Presents Da Adventures of Pedro Penduko’, ‘Tanging Yaman’, and ‘Rosalka’.
Furthermore, he has also involved in legal trouble in 2012 when his previous live-in partner Johnelline Hickins arrested him for allegedly hurting her. Reports say that a day before his 26th birthday at their home during an altercation. However, after two days, he released on a ₱200 bail. According to further reports, Hickins siblings were planning for the surprise birthday when Hickins and Evans’s arguments heated up and his partner fell off the staircase. But later from the side of Evans denied the actor inflicted any injury against them.
Caption: The Filipino actor, Matt Evans
Matt Evans: Bio, Family, Career
He was born on 22 October 1986 as Matthew Nicolas Evans in the Philippines. He was born to parents Thalmage Eugene Evans and Vivien Mercado Nicolas. His father was an American citizen whereas his mother is a Filipino. Evans has two half-siblings: Mark, full Filipino, and Akira, half Japanese. Furthermore, his father who was a US Air Force left his mother before he was born. Later he found his father died on 10 June 2010 due to a heart attack. Regarding his education, he finished his college studies at Far Eastern University, Manila.
Nicolas came to the highlight in 2006 when he appeared as a housemate in the Philippine reality television show Pinoy Big Brother: Teen Edition 1. After that, his journey began in the Philippines film industry, and worked in several films and series. From 2006 to 2009, he has appeared as a host and performer in the variety show ‘ASAP’. His television works credit includes 2007 ‘Komiks Presents: Pedro Penduko at ang mga Engkantao’, 2008 ‘Maalaala Mo Kaya’, 2009 ‘Jim Fernandez’s Kambal Sa Uma’, 2010 ‘Maalaala Mo Kaya’, 2011 ‘100 Days to Heaven’, 2014 ‘Legal Wife’, and 2019 ‘The Killer Bride’, amongst many.
He had his first appearance in the film ‘Shake, Rattle and Roll 9’ in 2007 as Richard in Segment ‘Engkanto’. For his work in the film, he has received the award ‘New Movie Actor of the Year’ in PMPC Star Awards for Movies in 2008. His other film roles are 2009 ‘Love on Line(LOL)’, 2012 ‘The Reunion’, 2014 ‘Bride for Rent’, 2015 ‘Must Date The Playboy’, 2018 ‘Everybody Loves Wendy’, and many more.
Matt Evans: Personal Life & Wife
Coming over to his personal life, he is a happily married man. He has married his wife Katrina Fariñas on 3 October 2013. His wife belongs to a prominent political family in the Philippines called the Fariñas Family of Ilocos Norte. Katrina is a Filipino businesswoman who sells luxury bags and accessories. In that context, she was arrested in 2019 in connection with a business transaction that Katrina has not made, however, her bail set at PHP30,000 (US$590). They together had welcome two children: Hayley Tyler Farinas Evans and Ellie Madison.
Moreover, Evans has a daughter with his former live-in partner Johnelline Hickins. His ex-partner is the daughter of former ’80s actor, Coca Nicolas. In October 2012, Hickins arrested him after he allegedly hurt Hickins siblings during an altercation at their home. He then released 2 days on a bail of ₱200 bail.
Caption: Matt Evans and his wife Katrina Farinas
Matt Evans: Net Worth & Social Media Profiles
His main source of income mostly comes from his acting career actively working in the Philippines’ entertainment industry since 2006. Further, his net worth has an estimation of around $1 million as of now. He also appeared promoting and endorsing big brands of clothing and lifestyle.
He has a personal and private but unverified Instagram account under the account @matt3vans with 312k followers. Other than this, he has no accounts on different social media platforms: Facebook and Twitter.
Matt Evans: Body Measurements
The Filipino actor has an athletic body that stands to a height of 5 feet 9 inches or 1.75 meters. Other than this, there is no information on his body weight or body measurements. He has dark brown eyes color as well as hair color.