MatPat in 2016, photo by

Birth Name: Matthew Robert Patrick

Place of Birth: Medina, Ohio, U.S.

Date of Birth: November 15, 1986

Ethnicity: Rusyn, Czech, Slovak

MatPat is an American Youtube personality, actor, writer, and producer. He created YouTube series Game Theory, and its spin-offs Film Theory, Food Theory, and Style Theory. He appeared in the film Five Nights at Freddy’s.

MatPat is the son of Linda and Robert Patrick. He is married to Stephanie Cordato, with whom he has worked alongside. The couple has a son.

MatPat’s paternal grandfather is Robert J. “Bob” Patrick (the son of John Patrick and Anna/Annie Poloska/Polasko). Robert was born in Pennsylvania. John was the son of Johan Petrik and Julia Kacsmar, who were from Malcov, Slovakia. Anna was the daughter of Czech and/or Slovak parents, John Poloska and Susie Salko.

MatPat’s paternal grandmother is Helen Joan Navatsyk (the daughter of Frank Navatsyk/Navatsky and Julia Urda). Helen was born in Pennsylvania. Frank was born in Pennsylvania, to parents from Austria, John Navatsyk/Navatsky/Navotsik and Mary Deda. Julia was born in Pennsylvania, to parents from Austria, Fred Urda and Mary Warhol. MatPat’s great-grandparents Frank and Julia likely were ethnic Rusyns.

MatPat’s maternal grandfather was Ronald Vincent Kosarek (the son of Leo Kosraek and Frances Paulus).

MatPat’s maternal grandmother was named Mary Anne/Mary Ann.

Sources: Marriage record of MatPat’s paternal grandparents, Robert J. “Bob” Patrick and Helen Joan Navatsyk –

MatPat’s paternal great-grandmother, Anna/Annie Poloska/Polasko, on the 1920 U.S. Census –
Anna/Annie Poloska/Polasko on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Obituary of MatPat’s paternal great-grandmother, Anna/Annie (Poloska/Polasko) Patrick –

Obituary of MatPat’s paternal great-grandmother, Julia “Bubbie” (Urda) Navatsyk –

Obituary of MatPat’s maternal grandfather, Ronald V. Kosarek –

Obituary of MatPat’s maternal great-grandmother, Frances (Paulus) Kosarek –

Obituary of MatPat’s maternal grandmother, Mary Anne Kosarek –

5 Responses

  1. leojainen says:

    His paternal grandparents marriage record:

    His great-grandmother Anna’s obituary (Byzantine Catholic, Rusyn?)

    Her were from “Slovockland” according to the 1920 census and Czechoslovakia according to the 1930 census (Slovakia?) (age not matching up, but parents+siblings do)

    John Patrick in the Social Security Death Index+Find A Grave (Byzantine Catholic, possibly Rusyn as well):

    Potentially Frances Paulus:

    Potentially Leo Kosarek:

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