Jessica Matten is a Canadian indigenous actress, best for her roles in Frontier (2016-2018), Burden of Truth (2018-2019), and Tribal (2020-2021). She played Bernadette Manuelito in the TV series, Dark Winds.
In this article, we will be discussing Jessica Matten Biography, Age, Height, Weight, IMDb, Career, Movies/TV Shows, Awards/Nominations, Parents, Siblings, Boyfriend, Instagram, and Net Worth. Before we continue, let’s take a look at her profile summary below.
Jessica Matten Profile Summary
Date of birth
November 30, 1985
Place of birth
36 years old
5ft 9½in (1.77 m)
Brendt Thomas Diabo
$1 – $5 million
Jessica Matten Biography
Matten was born in Edmonton, Alberta. She is a descendant of Red River Metis-Cree and is directly a descendant of Cuthbert Grant, the first rebel Metis leader famously known for the Battle of the Seven Oaks in Canada. She attended the University of Alberta, where she graduated with a science degree in Human Ecology.
Matten was the creator and founder of the first and only Indigenous Cree Wellness and Fitness magazine “Active Cree” distributed monthly to 60,000 people and 10 communities across the James Bay area throughout Northern Ontario. She is also a guest speaker across North America, Asia, and Europe promoting and spreading awareness on Indigenous issues. She started the N8V Girls social media campaign and website to raise awareness of the murdered and missing indigenous peoples in Canada.
Jessica Matten Age
Matten was born on November 30, 1985. She is currently 36 years old and usually celebrates her birthday every 30th of November of each year. Her zodiac sign is Sagittarius.
Jessica Matten Height/Weight
Matten stands at a height of 5feet 9½inches (1.77 m) and her body weight is estimated to be 57kg.
Jessica Matten IMDb Page
Matten has an IMDb page with 19 Actress Credits, 3 Producer Credits, 1 Additional Crew Credit, and 3 Self Credits being recorded.
Jessica Matten Career
Matten made her first film appearance in 2010, playing the role of ‘Woman’ in the short film, Pigs. She starred as Jason Momoa in Season 3 of Discovery Canada & Netflix’s TV show “Frontier (2016-2018)”. From 2018 to 2019, she starred in the CW Network and CBC drama, “Burden of Truth. In 2020, she starred in the comic adaptation movie, “The Empty Man”, for Disney/20th Century Fox studios. From 2020 to 2021, she starred and produced the critically acclaimed Crime Drama “Tribal” on APTN Network.
Matten is the President of 7 Forward Entertainment, an Indigenous-owned production company based out on the West Coast of Canada. She has multiple projects currently in development for film and television. She is the Co-Founder with Herd of 1 Media, creating an Indigenous Film Academy. The Counting Coup Indigenous Film Academy (“CCIFA”) is a progressive, state-of-the-art, holistic educational environment for intense creative work, where emerging and aspiring First Nations, Metis, and Inuit artists can effectively and successfully gain expertise and experience to establish the foundations of a professional film career.
She recently starred in Roland’s produced “Dark Winds (2022)” television series alongside Zahn McClarnon and Kiowa Gordon for the AMC Network.
Jessica Matten Movies/TV Shows
Below are the movies/TV shows Matten starred in and produced:
2022: Dark Winds (TV Series)
2021: We Are Our History (TV Mini-Series documentary)
2020: That’s AWSM (TV Series)
2020: Who Are You With? (TV Series)
2020-2021: Tribal (TV Series)
2020: The Empty Man
2019: Hudson & Rex (TV Series)
2018-2019: Burden of Truth (TV Series)
2016-2018: Frontier (TV Series)
2017: Sleepwalk (Short)
2017: Ways to Water (Short)
2017: Shadowhunters (TV Series)
2016: Mohawk Girls (TV Series)
2015: Once a Tree: For You (Music Video) (acting mentor)
2014-2015: Blackstone (TV Series)
2013: Robot Love
2013/I: Pilgrims (Short)
2012: Level Up (TV Series)
2012: Best Day Ever: Aiden Kesler 1994-2011
2012: A Red Girl’s Reasoning (Short)
2011: Footsteps Into Gangland
2011/IV: The House (executive producer)
2010: Eddie’s Stereotype
2010: Pigs (Short)
Jessica Matten Awards/Nominations
Matten is yet to record any awards/nominations.
Jessica Matten Parents/Siblings
Theresa Ducharme is the mother of Matten but nothing is known about her father and siblings (if any).
Jessica Matten Boyfriend
Matten is in a relationship with Brendt Thomas Diabo, a Mohawk actor and musician. They have been dating since 2016.
Jessica Matten Instagram Account
Matten has a verified and active Instagram account with 256 posts and 37.7k followers. She is currently following 440 people. Her handle name is @jessicamatten.
Jessica Matten Net Worth
Having been in the film industry since 2010, Matten’s net worth is estimated to be between $1 – $5 million.