Mostly Credited As: Ross Mathews
Sometimes Credited As: Ross the Intern
Date Of Birth: September 24, 1979 (Age 34)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: Mount Vernon, Washington
Height: 6' (1.82 m)
Ross Mathews was born and raised in the state of Washington. Once he graduated high school, he made the move to California, where he attended the University of La Verne, where he majored in Communications, and competed in speech and debate.
He rose to prominence when he began interning for The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, where he was known as Ross the Intern, appearing in sketches and cutaways. Mathews later started being a correspondent, attending red carpet events and other events.
Now known for being a TV personality, appearing on everything from Celebrity Fit Club to being a panelist on Chelsea Lately, Mathews has turned his internship into quite the career. Mathews is openly gay and is also an advocate for LGBT rights.
He is known for his trademark high-pitched voice.
Adopted a dog, whom he named Louise.
After mentioning how much Ross enjoyed eating the Sugar Free Life Savers, the company sent him 15 pounds of assorted Sugar Free Life Savers as a congratulations for his weightloss.
Ross was a guest at the wedding for Dog the Bounty Hunter.
His first red carpet event was a screening of Ocean's Eleven.
Ross Mathews Quotes
Ross Mathews: I miss the days where a celebrity on a TV show would say 'this show was filmed in front of a live studio audience'.
Ross Mathews: My biggest pet peeve would have to be about people that are late, I am always early. It's like when you go to the movies, and you are early and your friends are late…I think that it is just a respect thing.
Ross Mathews: They don't tell me what to do or say; they just want me to be myself, there is pressure because nothing is scripted, but that is why it works so well.