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'TRL' Host Matt Rife Shares 10 Fun Facts About Himself (Exclusive)

'TRL' Host Matt Rife Shares 10 Fun Facts About Himself (Exclusive)

Matt Rife is an up-and-coming comedy star who is giving MTV audiences a taste of his talents as a host on the new version of TRL.

We caught up with the 22-year-old comedian to learn 10 Fun Facts about him that fans probably don’t know. Here’s what he shared:

  • 1. I’m a huge animal lover. I’m the proud fur-father of two adopted kittens and a puppy.
  • 2. I am very into boxing, both watching and training.
  • 3. I’m from a very small town in the middle of nowhere, Ohio. My high school was surrounded by corn fields and a graduating class of about 100 people.
  • 4. In that school for “Spirit Week” when you’d have like a Twin Day, sports team day, etc… We had “Drive Your Tractor To School Day”.
  • 5. I have a few tattoos. All very important to me in meaning.

Click inside for the rest of the fun facts…

  • 6. I have four sisters. Which eventually would help out with me comfortable around women and understanding the importance of respecting them.
  • 7. Favorite actor and idol is Ryan Reynolds.
  • 8. Favorite musical artist is J. Cole.
  • 9. I started doing standup comedy professionally when I was 15 years old, still living in Ohio.
  • 10. I have an extensive shoe collection…like, it’s for real a problem.
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  • Hypnotist

    Can you imagine being an adult male with a shoe problem and ryan reynolds as an idol?