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Matt Rogers is the host of GSN's culinary reality series, "Beat the Chefs." He previously hosted "Coming Home," a reality docu-series on Lifetime that follows the surprise reunions of members of the military with their loved ones as they return home from active duty.

Once a mortgage broker, Matt Rogers rose to fame as a finalist on Season 3 of FOX's reality singing competition "American Idol." He placed 11th overall before being voted off. Since then, he has had several hosting gigs, including Discovery Channel's "Really Big Things," CBS's "There Goes the Neighborhood" and "American Idol Extra." He has also worked as a correspondent on several entertainment and sports shows including "Entertainment Tonight," "Access Hollywood," "Turner Sports College Football," "Best Damn Sports Show" and the TV Guide Network.

Born in Arcadia, California, Rogers was a business communications major at the University of Washington where he played college football as an offensive lineman for their 2001 Rose Bowl championship team.

In his spare time, Rogers, who currently resides in Rancho Cucamonga, California, enjoys playing poker, fishing with his dad and working for MonaVie (an acai blend energy drink) with his wife and their two sons, Brayden and Mason.




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MATT ROGERS: FACTS

How old is Matt Rogers? Where does Matt Rogers live? Find out here.

Age: 38 years old
Birthday: September 16, 1978
Full Name / Real Name: Matthew Wyatt Rogers
Birthplace: Arcadia, CA
Current Residence: Rancho Cucamonga, CA
Wife: Teri Himes (2/19/2005, 1 child)





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