Matthew Barrett – Bio, Age, Facts, Family of Leo Varadkar’s Boyfriend

Matthew Barrett
source - beaconhospital

Matthew Barrett (born in 1984) is an Irish Cardiologist, Famous Personality, and Politician Partner from Dublin. He initially earned a huge media and public attention back in 2015 after coming out as a gay partner of Leo Varadkar (Irish Fine Gael politician and former doctor).

He served as Taoiseach, Minister for Defence and Leader of Fine Gael since June 2017. Leo also remained a Teachta Dála (TD) for the Dublin West constituency which he joined in 2007.

Matthew Barrett Iriish Cardiologist, Famous Personality, and Politician Partner
image – independent

Earlier, Leo spent many years working as a non-consultant hospital doctor. In 2014, the politician became a member of Fingal County Council. The following years, he served as Deputy Mayor.

From 2016 to 2017, Varadkar served as Minister for Social Protection in the Kenny Government. In 2015, he came out as homosexual during the same-sex marriage referendum.


Love Life, Gay Partner & Spouse

The 35-years-old Matthew launched a romantic relationship with his boyfriend, Leo Eric Varadkar many years ago. However, they came as a couple publicly back in 2015. His partner became the first Irish Minister who announced about his sexuality openly.

Matthew Barrett with his boyfriend Leo Varadkar (Irish Fine Gael politician)
picture – thetimes

The announcement was made during an interview on RTÉ Radio on 18 January 2015 which was also his 36th birthday. Furthermore, Varadkar is Ireland’s first, and the world’s fourth openly gay politician.

Matthew Barrett and his beau try to keep their affair from any limelight and controversy. They are not married yet but planning to take their love life one step further soon. As of Barrett’s previous lover, he never mentioned anything on the internet. Leo Varadkar’s partner is also planning to marry him soon.


Real Full Birth NameDr. Matthew Barrett.
Nick nameMatthew.
Famous forBoyfriend of Leo Varadkar (Irish Fine Gael politician).
Age (As of 2018)35 years old.
Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday1984.
Birthplace/HometownDublin, Ireland.
Sexuality (Gay or Lesbian)Homosexual.
EthnicityWhite Caucasian Descent.
Sun Sign (Zodiac Sign)not available.
House InDublin, Ireland.
Social Media Account StatsInstagram: NA.
Twitter: --
Facebook: --
Physical Statistics
Height (Tall)Feet & Inches: 6' 0".
Centimeters: 183 cm.
Meters: 1.83 m.
WeightKilograms: 82 Kg.
Pounds: 181 lbs.
Biceps Size16.
Body Measurements (Chest-waist-hips)44-34-38.
Shoe Size (UK)9.
Tattoo details?NA.
Eye ColorBlue.
Hair ColorBrown.
ParentsFather: Name not available.
Mother: --
Famous RelativesGrandparents:
Personal Life Relationship
Marital StatusUnmarried.
Dating History?Names are not available.
Girlfriend/PartnerLeo Varadkar.
Wife/Spouse NameNone.
Highest QualificationMaster's Degree in Cardiology.
SchoolLocal High School.
Alma Mater.The University of Dublin.
Hobbies & Favorite Things
Favorite CelebritiesMichael Jackson (American singer) and Angelina Jolie (American actress).
Dream Holiday DestinationParis.
Favorite ColorBlue.
Love to doRead and Travel.
Favorite FoodItalian Cuisine.
Net worth (approx.)Under Revision (As of 2019).
Salary, Income & Earnings--


Some Lesser Known Facts about Matthew Barrett

  • Leo Varadkar’s boyfriend, Matthew Barrett was born in 1984 in Dublin, Ireland. Therefore, his age is 35 years old, as of 2019.
  • The politician partner completed his school education from a local high school.
  • Later, he gained his Master’s Degree in Cardiology degree from The University of Dublin.
  • He started his career as a cardiologist and used to work in the cardiology department at St Vincent’s Hospital in Dublin.
  • Matthew was also highly noted for his work as a specialist registrar there.
  • According to Wikipedia, he is currently as a doctor at Mater Misericordiae University Hospital.
  • One source also claimed that Barrett is currently based in Chicago and maintains his relationship via FaceTime.
  • Leo and his partner are in a serious relationship with each other and loves very much.
  • Matthew and Varadkar’s parents also met each other during family gathering function.

Read Also: Dianna Fuemana Biography, Lifestyle, Trivia & Affairs

  • In fact, Ireland was the first country which legalized same-sex marriage for the first time.
  • The doctor is not active on social media accounts like Instagram, Twitter, And Facebook in order to his personal life away from any attention.
  • Varadkar celebrated his 38th birthday party at Dublin hipster bar Hacienda with the cardiologist beau.



Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here