Popular for his onscreen appearances as an ABC News reporter and correspondent, Matt Gutman is a successful award-winning American journalist and author. Gutman has appeared on Good Morning America, and reports for top-tier ABC programs including World News Tonight with David Muir, Nightline, amongst many others. Contrary to the sexuality of a few of his male colleagues at ABC News, Gutman is a married man with a household of two kids, a dog, and a wife.
Matt Gutman Biography, Age, Parents, Early Life
Matt Gunman, born Matthew A. Gutman, on the 5th of December 1977, is a 42-year-old man, from Princeton, New Jersey, his birthplace. Guttman attended Newark Academy, a co-ed private day school in New Jersey, and was a formidable athlete, honored as a soccer football player. Following secondary education, he attended Williams College, where he graduated in 2000.
Matt Gutman Career Details
The start of Matt Gutman’s career was in 2000, right after college, when he published an article in Buenos Aires Daily in Argentina as a freelance writer. Known as a man to continuously progress, he moved on to working for Jerusalem Post, an Israel based paper, working and covering the Israeli-Palestinian crisis, back then between 2001 and 2005. Gutman was set on the middle eastern news coverage for seven years based in Jerusalem, never relenting to follow conflicts around the area affecting Iraq, Afghanistan, Lebanon, and even Syria.
In 2008, he joined the ABC News family, starting out at ABC News Radio, and climbing up the ranks to report for more popular ABC Television Network shows like Good Morning America and 20/20. By 2014, Matt Gutman began hosting the Sea Rescue. He was arrested and detained in Venezuela for 5 days in 2016 when reporting intrinsic details of the failing healthcare system within the country. The show Sea Rescue later won an Emmy in the same year for “Outstanding Children’s Series”.
In 2018, Matt Gutman followed the cave rescue of members of a junior football team who were trapped inside the Tham Luang Nang Non cave in Thailand. He wrote the book, “The Boys in the Cave”, which dives into the actions of the Thai Navy Seals and the US Airforce who were in charge and led the rescue mission.
He has won several awards for his news covering skills in Miami, where he was previously based. According to ABC News, Gutman aided the 20/20 show win two awards, one Emmy for a 2017 Lag Vegas massacre report and the other, a Christopher Award for the Thai cave rescue reporting. On both shows, Matt Gutman played a very pivotal role in the reporting.
Although Gutman is quite famous for fearlessly reporting details of delicate unchartered news, his career has not skyrocketed without a few setbacks. In 2020, Matt Gutman was suspended by ABC News for falsely reporting that the 2020 Calabasas helicopter crash killed all four Kobe Bryant children, which was false. The crash only involved the death of Kobe Bryant, a popular basketball player, and his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna Bryant. Gutman later apologized for the mistake in a post on social media.
Matt Gutman Net Worth
Gutman is not open on his finances but sources speculate and estimate his net worth to be around One million dollars, as he remains a top ABC News reporter.
Matt Gutman Dating History
There has been no controversy around Matt Gutman’s dating life as he has been married for over a decade.
Matt Gutman is a straight man who has never revealed the identity of his partner.
Matt Gutman Wife
Matt Gutman has been married to his wife, Daphna Gutman, ever since 2007. He shares a lot of fun pictures of his wife on Instagram and other social media channels, occasionally.
Matt Gutman Parents
Gutman was born in Princeton, New Jersey to Paul Gutman and Sharon Gutman. His family was a close nit family who resided in Westfield, New Jersey.
Matt Gutman Kids
Matt Gutman has two children, a son, and a daughter, by Daphna Gutman. The son is named Tom, while the daughter’s name is Libby as seen on social media comments on her 12th birthday.
Matt Gutman Body Measurements
Matt Gutman is about 5 feet 6 inches tall. His other body measurements are unknown.
Matt Gutman Cars And House
Matt Gutman resides in Los Angeles with his wife. Details of his house and cars are currently not known publicly as he keeps a very private life.