Matt Iseman Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Family, Wife, Net Worth, Cancer, and Ninja Warrior

Matt Iseman Profile

Matt Iseman is an American comedian, actor, and television host, who started his career as a physician. In early 2017, Iseman became the first (and only) winner of The New Celebrity Apprentice.

Matt Iseman Education

Iseman was born in Denver, Colorado, and raised in Denver. He is the son of a pulmonologist and followed his father into a medical career, earning a B.S. with honors from Princeton University and an M.D. from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. Matt did his internship and residency in internal medicine at the University of Colorado Hospital in his hometown of Denver and later relocated to the Los Angeles area.

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Matt Iseman Comedy Career

Iseman is a comedian, actor, and television host, who started doing stand-up comedy, with a routine based partly on his experiences as a doctor. Iseman worked with the improvisational comedy troupe The Groundlings and became a full-time professional comedian in 2002. In addition to comedy club work, his medical background has led to his performing for medical and health-related organizations.

He has performed at USO shows in Afghanistan, Bosnia, South Korea, and Hungary. Iseman cites Brian Regan as a comedy inspiration. His comedy outside of humor about medicine and the medical profession is mainly observational and he generally avoids off-color material.

Matt Iseman Television Work

He has hosted the game shows Casino Night on GSN and Scream Play on E! Iseman appears on the home makeover show Clean House as a regular cast member and its companion outtake show, Clean House Comes Clean, both on the Style Network.

Matt Iseman Ninja Warrior

Iseman has hosted 8 out of 9 seasons of American Ninja Warrior on the channel G4 and then on the NBC network. The only season Matt did not host was season 1. In 2010, Iseman started working with American Ninja Warrior.

Quick Facts About Matt Iseman

Age50 years old as of 2021
SpouseNot Available
Net Worth$2 million

Iseman uses his athleticism and works as a comedian to add his style to the show with Akbar Gbaja-Biamila (former NFL player) and Kristine Leahy (sideline correspondent). Additionally, he has worked episodically in television shows including NCIS, The Drew Carey Show, and General Hospital.


Iseman has appeared on the syndicated MAD TV, Fox’s The Best Damn Sports Show Period, Comedy Central’s Premium Blend, and Fox News Channel’s Red Eye w/ Greg Gutfeld. He was the narrator of “Dumbest Stuff On Wheels” on “SPEED”. As of May 4, 2010, Matt is the host of Sports Soup, a spin-off of E!’s The Soup, on Versus. He won the 15th overall season and the first run of The New Celebrity Apprentice and appeared as one of the contestants in the third episode of RuPaul’s Secret Celebrity Drag Race. He is the new host of Live Rescue on A&E, taking over for former host Ashleigh Banfield.

Matt Iseman Age

Iseman was born on January 22, 1971, in Denver, Colorado, United States (he is 50 years old as of 2021.) He celebrates his birthday on 22nd January every year.

Matt Iseman Height

Iseman stands at a height of 6 feet 3 inches (1.91 m) tall.

Matt Iseman Wife

Information about Iseman’s dating life is not known for he has managed to keep his personal life away from the limelight. It is therefore not known if Iseman is engaged to someone or whether he is married. It is also not known if he has any children.

Matt Iseman’s Net Worth

Iseman has an estimated net worth of $2 million which he has earned through his successful career as a comedian, actor, and television host.

Matt Iseman Cancer

In 2002, he was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis, at age 31. The disease is being treated successfully. In the season premiere of American Ninja Warrior season 2, Iseman mentioned that he was a cancer survivor. He wrote on Twitch that he had part of a kidney removed due to cancer more than 10 years ago.

Matt Iseman Movies

  • The Drew Carey Show
  • General Hospital as Rock Fowler (2003)
  • Courting Alex
  • NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service
  • P Lo’s House
  • Clean House
  • Clean House Comes Clean
  • Choke.Kick.Girl: The Series
  • Clean House: Messiest Home in the Country
  • Sports Soup
  • Dumbest Stuff on Wheels
  • American Ninja Warrior
  • Team Ninja Warrior
  • The Best Time Ever
  • The New Celebrity Apprentice
  • Live PD
  • Live Rescue
  • RuPaul’s Secret Celebrity Drag Race