Jessica Matten is a Canadian actress and model. She is highly noted for her role as a Sokanon in the historical Canadian drama series Frontier. Apart from that, she is also known for promoting the rights of the native ethnic group of Canada. Her life struggle as a native tribe and the success she achieved today is overwhelming. Are you eager to know more about this inspiring person? Then, follow her story till the end.
Who is Jessica Matten? Early Life and Education
Jessica Matten was born in 1985 in Edmonton city of Canada. Her mother, Theresa Ducharme, was the founder of the Lemon Cree Non-Profit Society. Jessica belonged to the Metis ethnicity and was mocked for her skin color during her early life. This event eventually adds fuel to the fire for Jessica to work as an activist and for the welfare of the native aboriginal people in her later life. No information is found about her father. Similarly, details regarding her siblings and childhood life are unknown.
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Regarding her educational qualification, Jessica completed her graduation in Human Ecology from the University of Alberta. Then, she enrolled London University of Arts to learn design and arts.
Jessica Matten Age and Birthday
Jessica’s birthday is on 30th November, and she is currently 35 years old. Her actual date of birth is 30 November 1985, and her birthplace is Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Though she is 35, she seems to be in her mid-twenties, and many people often got confused regarding her age after seeing her.
Jessica Matten Wiki and Career
Jessica started modeling for different brands at just six years of age. Though she began modeling early, she entered the acting field later during the mid-twenties. She made an entry into the acting career from the short film Pigs (2010). She eventually sharpened her acting skills through several appearances in other short films. Finally, in 2012, she appeared in a leading role in A Red Girl’s Reasoning, the mini action drama film.
Jessica’s recurrent role in drama series like Blackstone and Frontier gathered her fan’s huge attention and warm affection. In the historical drama series Frontier, Jessica’s role as Sokanon received wide recognition and popularity. For this series, she learned two native languages within a month. She has also appeared in Shadowhunters: The Mortal instruments, Mohawk Girls, Robot Love, Level Up, and Best day ever: Aiden Kesler 1994-2011.
In 2018, she appeared in the other drama series, Burden of Truth.
Apart from TV series, she has appeared in movies like Sleepwalk and Pilgrims. Recently, she is playing in the film, The Empty Man in the role of Fiona.
Apart from acting, she has founded a company, “Lemon Cree,” along with her mother that mainly concerns the well-being of the native people.
Net Worth and Income Sources
Jessica Matten earned a massive sum of money in her decade-long career. She mainly received from acting in TV series and films and even from modeling from many brands. Her total worth is around 2 million dollars.
Who is Jessica Matten Boyfriend?
The Canadian actress has posted photos with an actor and singer, Brendt Thomas Diao, on her social platforms. Due to this, her fans suspect Brendt to be her boyfriend. Furthermore, fans suppose that they might have dated for two years. However, they hadn’t confessed such rumors and speculations. Apart from this, Jessica is considered a relationship with Chaz Hutton, but she doesn’t confirm it. At present, there are no such rumors about her.
Height, Weight, and Measurements
Jessica is 5 feet and 9 inches (177 cm) tall and weighs 59 kg. She has a perfect height with dark brown eyes and black hair. Her body measurement of chest, waist, and hip is 34, 25, and 35 inches, respectively.
Jessica Matten as a Social Activist
Jessica Matten also involves herself in various activities relating to social welfare. She recently runs a movement, #N8Vgirls, that is mainly concerned with multiple affairs influencing indigenous women of Canada. Along with her mother, she conducts and participates in various self-esteem and empowerment workshops to uplift aboriginal women.
Matten uses the platform named “Indigenous Women Breaking Barriers: A Mother and Daughter Story” to inspire and empower Indigenous women. The racial discrimination that she faced as a native Canadian inspired her to conduct such campaigns. Jessica belonged to the Metis ethnicity, and people mocked her for her skin color. Therefore, she is trying to create a positive image of aborigines worldwide and motivate and empower such native people.
Social Media Activities
Jessica Matten is highly active on social media platforms like Instagram. Her posts regarding different places and poses with various people have allured and attracted huge fans worldwide. 33.8 thousand people have followed her on her Instagram account to this date.