“Life is short, do what makes you happy.” That’s the advice that Matt got from his Dad—a world renowned physician—when Matt quit medicine to pursue stand-up comedy. And those words still guide Matt today. He talks ninjas, tells jokes around the world and, in general, proves laughter is the best medicine.
Matt loves hosting American Ninja Warrior, Emmy nominated for Outstanding Reality-Competition Program. The Boston Globe said, “The best part about American Ninja Warrior, hands down, is when bro-host Matt Iseman roars the show’s title.” You can also hear that voice as Matt hosts the spinoff, Team Ninja Warrior, on the Esquire Channel. His ongoing battle with Rheumatoid Arthritis transformed him into a strong supporter of the Arthritis Foundation, the charity he’s representing this season on Celebrity Apprentice. Yes, Arnold Schwarzenegger considers him a celebrity.
Dr. Matt checks in every week on Hallmark’s Home & Family, sharing his medical expertise and his unique lifestyle tips. His hosting has already earned him an Emmy Award on Clean House. He also hosted Sports Soup on Versus and Scream Play on E!. He’s starred in countless commercials, numerous sitcoms and Transformers 2. Matt’s headlined clubs all around the country and done shows for the troops around the globe, including performing in Iraq at one of Saddam Hussein’s palaces.