Matt Bennett, born on November 13, 1991, is an American actor, singer, and writer. Bennett is best known for playing the role of Robbie in Nickelodeon’s teen hit “Victorious” and for starring in the film “The Virginity Hit,” produced by the talented Will Ferrell. Today we will celebrate the life of this great artist with many valuable insights into his life and his career.
Matt Bennett was born and raised in Massapequa Park, New York. He has appeared in several commercials since he was a child. Bennett started his official acting career at age 18, playing Jamie in the made-for-T.V. movie “Totally for Teens” in 2009. He also played the character Greg the Intern in the pilot episode of the comedy series called “Michael & Michael Have Issues” on Comedy Central.
The actor starred in “The Virginity Hit,” released in the fall of 2010. It was a documentary-style comedy, and Bennett claimed in an interview that the film’s directors gave the actors cameras during their spare time. This was done so they would joke, talk among themselves and film everything. “The Virginity Hit” was conceived and produced by the creators of “Funny or Die,” Will Ferrell and Adam McKay. In an interview with M.T.V. News, Bennett said the film’s reception was very positive. After that, the actor played Robbie Shapiro in Nickelodeon’s teen comedy “Victorious.” For this work, he was nominated for a 2011 Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Award in the U.K. for ‘Funniest Person in Nick U.K.’
In the spring of 2013, it was announced that the actor would make a web series for the YouTube channel “Nerdist.” In the series called “Nerdy Jobs,” the actor goes behind the scenes of many works considered “nerd” to show how they are interesting. In the summer of 2014, Bennett was featured in the viral YouTube video “The Slap” as one of the contestants. He also received an invitation to be the love interest of Ariana Grande’s character in the music video for “One Last Time.”
Bennett officially debuts as an actor in "The Virginity Hit."
Bennett stars in "Victorious" alongside Ariana Grande.
Bennett guest-stars on an episode of the comedy "Game Shakers."
Bennett plays Gavin Landers in the series "American Vandal."
Why We Love Matt Bennett
We can put any song to play that he will enjoy! It's great to have someone like that as a friend.
He's an adventurous eater
He will try anything! He has eaten stingrays, snails, sharks, alligators, sea urchins with raw quail eggs on top, and salmon eggs. We admire his bravery.
His youthful appearance
We love that he looks like the youngest of the "Victorious" cast. In fact, he is the oldest!
5 Surprising Facts
He is bilingual
In addition to his mother tongue, English, he also speaks Japanese.
He entertained the Victorious cast
He was known as the class clown, always making everyone laugh.
His favorite actors
Gene Wilder, Groucho Marx, David Cross, and Robin Williams are his favorite actors.
He is a big brother
He has a younger sister called Ally.
His name's origin
His name is of Hebrew origin and means ‘Gift from God.’
Matt Bennett FAQs
Was Matt Bennett in a relationship with Ariana Grande?
There were rumors about it, but neither of them ever confirmed anything.
What is Matt Bennett doing?
He continues to work as an actor and now makes music as well.
Is Matt Bennett a Ventriloquist?
No, but he did special training to play Robbie.
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