Matthew Gray Gubler

Birth Day March 9th, 1980
Birth Place Las Vegas, Nevada
Age 44 Years Old

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About Matthew Gray Gubler

Matthew Gray Gubler is an American actor, director, author, painter, illustrator, fashion model, and voiceover artist. He is best known for his role as Dr. Spencer Reid in the television series "Criminal Minds" and has also appeared in films such as "(500) Days of Summer" and "How to Be a Serial Killer." Additionally, he has done voiceover work for various projects including "Alvin and the Chipmunks" and "Scooby-Doo! Legend of the Phantosaur".

As a model, Matthew modeled for brands such as Marc Jacob and American Eagle while attending NYU Film School. He is also a painter and has sold his paintings for charity. He also wrote and illustrated the New York Times bestseller Rumple Buttercup: A Story of Bananas, Belonging and Being Yourself, released on April 2, 2019. 

Matthew Gray Gubler Early Life & Family

Matthew Gray Gubler, who was born on March 9, 1980, is currently 43 years old in 2023. He was raised in an affluent household in Las Vegas, Nevada, in the United States. He is a proud American citizen with a strong Christian faith and belongs to a mixed ethnicity. On his father’s side, he is of Manx, Swiss-German, Irish, English, and Scottish descent, whereas, on his mother’s side, he has Scottish, English, German, and Dutch ancestry. Matthew Gray Gubler hails from a family of professionals. His father, John Gubler, practices law as an attorney, while his mother, Marilyn Gubler, is a political consultant and rancher. He has a brother named Gray Gubler and a sister named Laura Dahl, who is a renowned American fashion designer. 

For his education, Gubler is a high school graduate of the Las Vegas Academy of the Arts, where he studied acting because the school did not offer his first choice, filmmaking. He is a graduate of the New York University Tisch School of the Arts, where he majored in film directing. Since his childhood days, he has displayed a remarkable talent for acting and other co-curricular activities.

Matthew Gray Gubler's Career

  • Matthew Gray Gubler started his career as a model with DNA Model Management and worked for big brands like Tommy Hilfiger, Marc Jacobs, and American Eagle. He even ranked 46th on's list of top 50 male models.
  • During his internship with Wes Anderson, he was encouraged to audition for a part in "The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou", which he landed. This eventually led him to his breakthrough role as Dr. Spencer Reid in the television series "Criminal Minds", which he played for over 15 years. However, he will not be returning as part of the main cast for the upcoming revival of Criminal Minds.
  • After that, Gubler appeared in several movies and TV shows, including "RV" in 2006, "Alvin and the Chipmunks" franchise, "How to Be a Serial Killer" in 2008, (500) Days of Summer in 2009, Scooby-Doo! Legend of the Phantosaur in 2011, and "Life After Beth" in 2014. He also received the Screamfest Award for Best Actor for his role in Suburban Gothic. 
  • He has provided voice work for DC Universe Animated Original Movies and played Jimmy Olsen in "All-Star Superman" and the Riddler in "Batman: Assault on Arkham" in 2014. He has also appeared in "Band of Robbers" in 2015, "68 Kill" in 2017, "Endings, Beginnings" in 2019, "Horse Girl" in 2020, and the 2019 Hulu series "Dollface".
  • During the filming of "The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou", he created a behind-the-scenes documentary called "Matthew Gray Gubler's Life Aquatic Intern Journal", which was later included in The Criterion Collection DVD. He also directed and starred in "Matthew Gray Gubler: The Unauthorized Documentary", a series of self-deprecating mockumentaries that parodied Hollywood behavior, and directed the music video for "Don't Shoot Me Santa" by The Killers.
  • Next, he directed several episodes of Criminal Minds, including "Mosley Lane" (5x16), which aired on March 3, 2010, and "Lauren" (6x18), which aired on March 16, 2011. The latter episode marked the exit of series regular Paget Brewster, who asked Gubler to direct her final episode. He also directed "Heathridge Manor" (7x19), "The Lesson" (8x10), "Alchemy" (8x20), "Gatekeeper" (9x07), "Blood Relations" (9x20), "Mr. Scratch" (10x21), "A Beautiful Disaster" (11x18), "Elliott's Pond" (12x06), "The Capilanos" (13x17), and "The Tall Man" (14x05).
  • Since 2005, he has been showcasing his paintings on his website, featuring various media such as watercolor, gouache, oil, and pastel. He had a successful showing of 12 watercolors at the Gallery of Fine Art in Ostrava, Czech Republic, in September 2005, which were all sold. His paintings have also been featured in Juxtapoz magazine, and he contributed a painting to the Western Heritage Museum & Lea County Cowboy Hall of Fame. One of his original watercolors, "Mushface," was sold on eBay in October 2011 for $10,100, and he donated the proceeds to the Smith Center for the Performing Arts in Las Vegas. BuzzFeed highlighted his paintings in a 2013 interview.
  • Gubler wrote and illustrated a book called "Rumple Buttercup: A Story of Bananas, Belonging and Being Yourself" (released on 2nd April 2019), which became a #1 New York Times Best Seller. It tells the story of a monster who is self-conscious about his appearance and fears rejection but eventually learns that he is accepted despite his differences.

Matthew Gray Gubler Dating & Girlfriend

Matthew Gray Gubler is unmarred and he is still to get married. Despite his fame and success, he has managed to keep his personal life relatively private. He is possibly single, as he seems to be focusing on his career at present. In the past, Gubler has been romantically linked with several women. He reportedly dated singer Eve Wind for a brief period of time, estimated to be around a year before 2004. Gubler started going out with model Charlotte Kemp Muhl in 2004, and they made their first public appearance at a swanky restaurant in Hollywood. Their relationship caused quite a stir as Charlotte was merely 16 years old when they started going out. They broke up in 2005 when she was 17 years old. Gubler also dated actress Kat Dennings in 2007, who was 20 years old at the time, while he was 26. They broke up in August of the same year but remained on good terms and even co-starred in the film "Suburban Gothic" in 2014. He has also been romantically involved with Portuguese actress Marisa Morris, musician Victoria Asher, model Ali Michael, and French journalist Rachel Bourlier, and was even rumored to have dated pop star, Taylor Swift.

Despite his relationships with many, Matthew has no biological children and has not had a baby with any of the women he has been involved with. He seems to be more focused on his career and is currently working on various film and television projects. His sexual orientation is straight. 

Matthew Gray Gubler Net Worth

Matthew Gray Gubler is a multi-talented individual with a net worth of $10 million as of 2023. He has earned his wealth through his various careers in acting, directing, writing, illustrating, painting, modeling, and filmmaking. However, he is most well-known for his role as Dr. Spencer Reid in the popular TV show "Criminal Minds" which has aired on CBS since 2005. Matthew has appeared in over 285 episodes of the show and earns a base salary of $150,000 per episode, bringing his annual salary to around $3.5-4 million. Additionally, he has also earned a significant amount through syndication income.

Aside from his work on "Criminal Minds," he has also established himself as a successful model, having done endorsement work for various high fashion brands such as American Eagle, Marc Jacobs, Tommy Hilfiger, Sisley, and Louis Vuitton. His success in the entertainment industry has made him one of the wealthiest actors of his generation, with a net worth that continues to grow as he expands his career to new ventures. 

Matthew Gary Gubler Height 

Matthew Gray Gubler is known for his charming and attractive appearance. He stands tall at 6 feet and 1 inch and has a slim body build, weighing around 79 kg. He has a unique sense of style that complements his vibrant personality. He is often seen sporting a messy hairstyle that suits his carefree and playful nature. With his light brown hair and mesmerizing hazel eyes, Matthew has a striking and memorable appearance that draws attention wherever he goes. Whether on-screen or off-screen, Matthew's charm and charisma never fail to leave a lasting impression on those around him. His body type is slim and he has got a healthy body with a glowing face. During the filming of (500) Days of Summer in Los Angeles in 2009, Gubler dislocated his knee while dancing, resulting in him needing three surgical procedures and using a cane for almost a year. The incident was incorporated into the Criminal Minds script.

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