Matt Bomer was born on October 11, 1977, in Spring, Texas. As an aspiring actor, he attended Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where he roomed with future Magic Mike costar Joe Manganiello.
After graduating with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree, Bomer moved to New York City. He was eventually cast in a small role on All My Children, which led to a two-year stint on another daytime soap opera, Guiding Light.
Bomer went on to appear in several primetime shows, including Tru Calling and Chuck, but his most prominent TV gig is on USA's White Collar.
Bomer is in a longterm partnership with publicist Simon Halls, with whom he has three sons: Kit, Walker and Henry.