Place of Birth: Antwerp, Flanders, Belgium
Date of Birth: 8 December, 1977
Ethnicity: Belgian [Flemish, Walloon]
Matthias Schoenaerts is a Belgian actor, film producer, and graffiti artist.
He is the son of actor Julian Schoenaerts and costume designer Dominique Wiche. He was raised by his grandparents in Brussels.
His surname is of Flemish (or Belgian Dutch) origin. Matthias is fluent in English and French in addition to Flemish, his native language.
His maternal grandmother is from Liège, Wallonia, the French-speaking region of Belgium.