Matt Peterson, nicknamed Matt, is an American TikTok personality, mukbanger, and influencer known for his food-eating challenge TikTok videos.
Before gaining fame as a TikTok star, Matt was a food journalist. From his very childhood, he has been a big foodie. This affliction of his towards food pushed him to become a food journalist scouring the streets of the United States in search of authentic and unique cuisines.
Matt Peterson’s TikTok bio best explains his content on the platform. It says:
“CEO of Food Challenges
Matt Peterson is also famous for his stint with the pop-star Miley Cyrus in 2014. Matt recorded a video on Camelback Mountain, Phoenix, Arizona, asking Miley Cyrus to be his prom date. He posted this video on Twitter, and it made him very famous. However, Miley Cyrus politely refused, gave him a free ticket to one of her concerts, and even met him backstage.
Matt Peterson can often be seen responding to various food challenges thrown his way by his audience.
In his way, Matt has created his very own niche on TikTok with over 6.4 million followers and 249.8 million likes on the platform.
Matt is a Lakers fan and has interviewed Shaq O’Neil for one of his Instagram reels.
Matt Peterson says “Challenge Accepted” as a signature dialogue before starting the main topic of his video.
Date of Birth (age)
December 4, 1996 (age 26)
$3 million - $5 million
2019 - present
6.4 million followers
6 feet 1 inch
Not yet disclosed
Phoenix, Arizona, the United States
New York City, USA
Matt Peterson is a well-known food journalist. Before he became a full-time content creator and influencer, Matt used to share his food journalism journey on Instagram. Even before going viral on TikTok, he had terrific traction and a significant fanbase.
In 2014, Matt shot a video asking pop star Miley Cyrus to be his prom date. This was his first stint in front of the camera and had made him viral as a high schooler.
In October 2019, Matt Peterson launched his TikTok account. He had to tweak his videos for TikTok, where the maximum audience is between the ages of 14 to 30 years old. Hence, food challenges became the essence of his TikTok videos and Instagram reels.
In September 2020, one of his videos, where he took on the challenge of “Eating Only Clear Foods for the Day,” became viral and made him a prominent figure on TikTok. Currently, the video has over 20 million views.
Currently, Matt Peterson has over 6.4 million followers on TikTok. He achieved this feat in just two years.
Matt’s videos have unique types of food challenges, making them relatable to his audience who want to try out more and more variations in their food intake. Matt has had a paid partnership with Mountain Dew in one of his TikTok videos.
Matt is also a recognized YouTuber with over 721K subscribers on the platform. He primarily does challenges that his audience asks of him in the comments section of his TikTok videos. Matt also includes his parents and extended family members in his videos.
Matt Peterson has built many income sources through his online presence. His primary source of income can be attributed to his TikTok, YouTube, and Instagram royalties and earnings.
As of January 2023, Matt Peterson’s net worth is estimated to be $1 million - $3 million, taking into account his earnings per post on TikTok, the number of posts, his number of followers and likes, and his engagement rate on TikTok in particular and other social media platforms in general. The data taken into consideration was taken from influencermarketinghub.com.
Matt Peterson is a prominent Instagram figure with over 106K followers as of January 2023. He mostly posts photos of himself vacationing or significant happenings and Instagram reels of his food challenges on the platform.
Matt Peterson posts vlogs and extensively uploads food challenges in long-form video format on YouTube. One of his videos is titled "Ordering foods from receipts that I find on the ground in NYC!”. As of January 2023, Matt Peterson has over 721K subscribers on YouTube.
In this TikTok video, Matt Peterson accepts the food challenge of eating food that is only purple for an entire day.
In this TikTok video, Matt Peterson agrees with the food challenge to eat every meal within a stipulated $69 for the whole day.
In this TikTok video, Matt Peterson takes on his most requested food challenge of all time by his audience - eating Ikea food for the whole day.
In this paid partnership TikTok video, Matt Peterson takes an Ice Bath for the first time because he is terrified of them. This is something that Mountain Dew’s tagline promotes.
In this TikTok video, Matt Peterson is supposed to eat whatever his friend Ashley chooses for him for the entire day.
A: Matt Peterson is 6 feet 1 inch tall and weighs 85 kgs as of January 2023.
A: In 2014, as a high schooler, Matt Peterson shot a video on Camelback Mountain, Phoenix, Arizona, completely nude, asking her to be his prom date. Miley Cyrus politely declined and offered him free passes to one of her concerts. She also met him personally backstage.
A: Not much is known about Matt Peterson’s dating and personal life as of now.