Real name: Matthew William Lawrence
Birthdate: February 11, 1980
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Matthew William Lawrence (born February 11, 1980) is an American actor best known for his role of Jack Hunter on the ABC sitcom Boy Meets World from 1997-2000.
Lawrence was born in Abington, Pennsylvania to Joseph Lawrence, Sr. and Donna Shaw; he has two brothers, Joey and Andrew, both of whom are actors. His father changed the surname from the Italian-origin name "Mignogna" before Matthew was born. Lawrence attended classes at Abington Friends School.
Lawrence starred in a Disney Channel original movie, Jumping Ship. His character's name in the movie, Jake Hunter, is very similar to his name in Boy Meets World, Jack Hunter.
Besides his acting career, Lawrence works on his education. In February 2002 he enrolled at the University of Southern California.
Lawrence previously dated his former Boy Meets World co-star Danielle Fishel and was engaged to Heidi Mueller.
Matthew is dating Cheryl Burke of Dancing with the Stars, whom he met through his brother and former Dancing with the Stars contestent Joey Lawrence. They have been dating since January 2007.