Matt Evans BiographyPhilippine showiz Matt Evans is Matthew Nicolas "Matt" Evans in real life. Born October 22, 1988 in the Philippines, he is a Filipino actor of American descent. His father, Thalmage Eugene Evans is an American while his mother Vivien Mercado Nicolas is a Filipino. Matt has two other siblings of different fathers: Mark, who is a full Filipino and Akira, who is a half-Japanese.
He was first known as a contender of the Philippine reality TV show, Pinoy Big Brother Teen Edition of ABS-CBN. He then rose to fame through his teleseryes like Rosalka, Tanging Yaman, and Komiks Presents: Da Adventures of Pedro Penduko.
Matt resides in Quezon City, Philippines. In 2010, he found out from his uncle that his biological father, who had left his mom before he was born, died from a heart attack. Matt’s father was then a part of the United States Air Force based in the Philippines when his parents met.
He also has his own of controversy when the news of him beating his then pregnant non-showbiz girlfriend, Johnelline Hickins (daughter of former sexy star, Coca Nicolas) shocked the showbiz world. Though Matt and Johnelline already settled their problem, the couple has no plans of getting back to each other’s arms. In an interview, Matt said that he will still be there to support the baby but not anymore for his girlfriend.
Among the TV series Matt took part in include Star Circle Quest (as himself); Your Song Presents:Dahilan (as Milton); Love Spell Presents: Wanted Mr. Perfect (as Homer); Komiks Presents: Da Adventures of Pedro Penduko (as Pedro Penduko); Super Inggo (as Pedro Penduko); Love Spell Presents: Pasko Na, Santa Ko (as Paolo); ASAP (as himself/host/performer); Your Song Presents: Pangarap Lang (as Kent); Komiks Presents: Pedro Penduko at ang mga Engkantao (as Pedro Penduko); Love Spell Presents: Hairy Harry (as Harry); Princess Sarah (as Paul); Your Song Presents: Sayang na Sayang (as Paolo); Iisa Pa Lamang (as Toby Torralba); Maalaala Mo Kaya: Notebook (as Pangking); Maynila (as Calvin); Everybody Hapi (as Steve); Lipgloss (as Nikko Lopez); Banana Split (as himself); Yor Song Presents: Underage (as Migs Gonzales); Maalaala Mo Kaya: Tasa (as Chris); Kambal Sa Uma (as Gabriel ‘Gab’ Ledesma); Maalaala Mo Kaya: Bangka (as Maning); Tanging Yaman (as Francisco ‘Francis’ Baltazar); Maalaala Mo Kaya: Basura (as Bibot); Rosalka (as Aries Abad); Maalaala Mo Kaya: Titulo (as Gary); Juanita Banana (as Prince Rikitik); Maalaala Mo Kaya: School ID (as Bobit); Wansapanataym: SWAP (as Swap); 100 Days to Heaven (as Paul); Banana Split (as himself); Showtime (guest); I Dare You (guest); Maalaala Mo Kaya: Tinapay (as Eddie); Angelito: Batang Ama (as Rolan Dimaano); Maalaala Mo Kaya: Bahay (as Tikboy); Precious Hearts Romances Presents: Paraiso (as Justin Abar); Maalaala Mo Kaya: Ilog (as Lando); and the upcoming serye, Muling Buksan Ang Puso.
Aside from TV series he made, he was also seen active doing films. Among the movies he took part in are: Shake Rattle & Roll 9; Love on Line (LOL); No Other Woman ( as Jake Escaler) with Anne Curtis, Derek Ramsay, and Cristine Reyes; The Reunion (as Jay) with Jessy Mendiola, Enchong Dee, Enrique Gil, and Xian Lim; and 24/7 in Love.
Matt was 2008 PMPC Star Awards for Movies’ Best New Movie Actor for Shake Rattle & Roll 9.