Jordan Matter Biography
Birthday: October 6, 1966 (Libra)
Born In: New York City
Jordan Matter is an American photographer who is especially famous for his captivating headshots. He is also the author of several widely popular books, including ‘Dancers Among Us: A Celebration of Joy in the Everyday’. A grandson of the renowned photographer, Herbert Matter, Jordan was also inspired by the photojournalist Henri Cartier-Bresson. Matter was not initially intent on pursuing photography as a career; in fact, he was a popular baseball player during his college days and wanted to become an actor. Even though coming from a family with a rich legacy in photography, Matter’s photography career started in a very unorthodox way. He took some headshots of one of his model friends and those pictures went on to become very popular. Soon, he started getting offers from aspiring models who wanted him to photograph them. Several agents also began recommending him to models, thereby helping him embark on a lucrative career as a photographer. Matter has since been profiled by major media outlets like MSNBC, CBS, NBC, and BBC, and has been interviewed by Tyra Banks. In addition, he has appeared in ‘The Today Show’ and has been featured in top magazines. Matter is known for his out-of-the-box approach to photography, a unique talent that sets him apart from other professionals in the same field.