Matt Gutman well-known for his impressive work as the host of Sea Rescue a popular wildlife program. Also, he has reported the death of one of the youngest yet legendary basketball players, Kobe Bryant, and his daughter.

American Journalist & Reporter Matt Gutman
Caption: American Journalist & Reporter Matt Gutman (Photo: Instagram) 


Matt Gutman's Gay & Divorce Rumors

Well, Matt Gutman rumored as a gay started back then. It's enough for him to fend off these rumors being married and having children. Also, there was rumors of Matt being split with his wife. 

Picture of Matt Gutman with his wife Daphna when they were dating
Caption: Picture of Matt Gutman with his wife Daphna when they were dating (Photo: Instagram)


He didn't give any clarification about the rumors. However, Gutman is still happily married with his beloved wife. So rumors of him being gay and divorce turned out to be a fake. 


Still Happily Married; Who is Matt Gutman Married To?

Matt Gutman is still happily married man. He got married to his wife Daphna Gutman. Since 2007, they have been living as a spouse. Before their marriage, Matt and Daphna dated for a long period of time. In mid-2000s, they started dating each other. As per reports, they both worked for ABC and met while working. 

Matt Gutman clicking selfie with his wife Daphna Gutman
Caption: Matt Gutman clicking selfie with his wife Daphna Gutman (Photo: Instagram)


However, the duo worked in the different departments. In the year 2007, Daphne left the ABC network and got married. Matt Gutman exchanged the wedding vows with his wife Daphna on May 17, 2007. In their beautiful & private wedding ceremony only family and friends were invited. Also, the married couple Matt & Daphna became parents of two kids. The family of 4 has been living a blissful  life together. 


Matt Gutman's Father of 2 Children

As we already mentioned, Matt Gutman shared  2 kids (son & daughter) with his wife. He became father of a daughter named Libby Gutman. His daughter Libby was born in the year 2008.

Matt Gutman with his wife Daphna & their children
Caption: Matt Gutman with his wife Daphna & their children (Photo: Instagram) 


Then, the couple blessed with their 2nd child a son Ben Gutman born in the year 2014. Matt and his spouse Daphna lives lives in Miami, Florida, home along with their family. 


Who is Matt Gutman's Wife?

Matt Gutman's wife real name is Daphna Venyige. This celebrity wife keeps her social media privacy who has pretty accomplished personality. In California, Daphna was born on July 29, 1972. She received B.A degree form University of California in Berkeley. From the year 2004 to 2007, Daphna studied Nutrition, Naturopathy, and Reflexology, at Reidman College of Alternative Medicine.

Matt Gutman with his wife Daphna in the kitchen
Caption: Matt Gutman with his wife Daphna in the kitchen (Photo: Instagram)


Also, she joined ABC as a desk manager and assistant producer in October of 1999. Daphna worked in ABC for over eight years, before leaving in 2007 and the same year she got married Matt. In January 2011, Daphna joined Music Together as an early childhood music teacher after taking a few years off. She has been working as a Director/ Teacher for Music Together. Daphna has a height of 5 feet 5 inches. 


Who is Matt Gutman?

American reporter, Matt Gutman was born on December 5th, 1977 in Westfield, New Jersey. His parents were Paul J. Gutman and mother Sharon Gutman. Sadly, his father Paul died in a plane crash on September 25, 1990 when he was 12 years old. His sibling sister name is Rachel Gutman

Matt Gutman's children picture with his parents & sister
Caption: Matt Gutman's children picture with his parents & sister (Photo: Instagram)


Matt's is of Caucasian, having American nationality. He enrolled at Newark Academy located in Livingston, New Jersey after getting a scholar-athlete football player. Then he joined William College in Williamstown, Massachusetts and graduated with a bachelor's degree in 2000. Matt started working  at Jerusalem Post as a West Bank/Gaza and the Middle East Reporter in 2001 while studying. 

Matt Gutman posing for picture while reading book
Caption: Matt Gutman posing for picture while reading book (Photo: Instagram)


After appearing on various programs, Gutman became network's Chief National Correspondent. In July 2018, the international soccer team had to be rescued from a cave in Thailand, and he wrote a book about the rescue, The Boys in the Cave: Deep Inside the Impossible Rescue in Thailand. Matt Gutman's net worth estimated around $1.5 Million. Gutman has a height of 5 feet 7 inches or 1.73 M tall. 
 

How Many Languages Does Matt Gutman's Speak?

Matt is an award-winning television reporter who travelled to various places telling stories. Also, he interacted with different people from different ethnicities. He speaks a little Arabic apart from English, revealed in a tweet in 2018.

In 2018, he published 'The Boys in the Cave: Deep Inside the Impossible Rescue in Thailand', which was translated into six languages.


Matt Gutman's Controversy

Matt Gutman became part of controversy after he presented breaking news about death of basketball players, Kobe Bryant, and his daughter Gianna in a helicopter crash. He allegedly speculated that all of Kobe Bryant’s four children died in the helicopter crash. 

Caption: Matt Gutman clicking selfie with his crew (Photo: Instagram)


Then ABC spokesperson released a statement about how it was inappropriate for Gutman. Also, he  made a statement, bearing full responsibility for his erroneous news reporting and apologized to the Bryant family as well.


What Happened to Matt Gutman?

In February 2021, Matt Gutman violated a company policy regarding Covid-19 safety then got suspended. Without getting permission from management beforehand, he walked into a hospital.

Matt Gutman clicking selfie
Caption: Matt Gutman clicking selfie (Photo: Instagram)


It was his 2nd suspension in less than a year. He was also suspended after amid a lot of misinformation on Kobe Bryant, and his daughter Gianna in a helicopter crash.