Well known by the condensed name MatPat, he is the creator and producer of the YouTube channel The Game Theorists. His internet franchise is represented through ScrewAttack.
He was born an only child in Medina, Ohio. After graduating from college in 2009, he auditioned for theatrical roles in New York.
Between September of 2013 and December of 2014, his Game Theorists YouTube channel blew up from 500,000 subscribers to 3.5 million subscribers. It now boasts more than 11 million subscribers.
He has been a guest of Pat Contri on Contri's YouTube channel Pat the NES Punk.