Mat Best is a former United States Army Ranger, entrepreneur, actor, and internet personality. His full name is Mathew Alfred Best. He has starred in a self-made movie named Range 15, published a book which is a memoir of his military service, and also operates a popular comedic and humorous YouTube channel. He has also co-founded two businesses with his veteran fellows. One of the businesses is a clothing line named Article 15 Clothing and the other a coffee company named Black Rifle Coffee Company.
Mat Best was born El Paso, TX, and the USA on 2 October 1985. But he was brought up in Santa Barbara, California, USA.
He belongs to a marine family. He also has two brothers. His grandfather was also in the Army. Best’s father served in the Vietnam War. Both his brothers gave their services to the Marine Corps during the Iraq War.
Mat Best did his schooling at the U.S. Army Ranger School. He joined the Army at the age of 17 soon after he completed school. He did his Bachelor’s in Liberal Arts from Ashford University (now known as The University of Arizona Global Campus), which is an online university.
Mat Best is married to Noelle Best. They got hitched in 2014. Noelle is an American social media personality. Born on 25 December 1984, Noelle is from Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. She often features in her husband’s YouTube and Facebook videos. Noelle is a fitness freak. This is clear from her posts on her Instagram handle. She also uses social media to promote her husband’s businesses. She is very passionate about fitness. Like any fitness enthusiast, she creates content exclusive to health and fitness. She has an official website for the same same. Here she provides content which she does not post on her social media handles. Her Instagram handle has over 214k followers.
Mat Best has a Youtube channel named MBest11x which has over 1 million subscribers. The videos he posts on Youtube are satirical and attract a lot of viewers. His content is mainly aimed to attract military service members, the firearms community, and veterans. Best began making these videos with the then United States Air Force member Jarred Taylor in El Paso. They used to make these videos when Best would return during breaks from his tours overseas.
This channel had released many music videos as well. One of them is “Bitch I Operate”. This song even peaked on the Billboard charts at number 36.In 2016, the company partnered with another clothing company, Ranger Up. Together they produced a crowd-funded movie titled Ranger 15 starring Best along with other veterans. Ranger 15 won the Best Film Award at the GI Film Festival.
Mat Best started his clothing line, Article 15 Clothing with his fellow veterans Jarred Taylor, Zach Buckallew, Cody Ciazza, Brad Premo, and Vincent Rocco Vargas. Best is the CEO, Taylor is the President, Buckallew is the Vice-President, Vargas is the COO, Ciazza is the Chief Strategist and Premo is the CFO. The merchandise, which mainly is T-shirts, of this brand is very popular in the United States.
In 2014 Best along with Jarred Taylor, Evan Hafer and Richard Ryan started the Black Rifle Coffee Company. They promoted this venture on Youtube by posting provocative videos on the platform. They have their facilities in Manchester TN and Salt Lake City, UT. Hafer is the CEO, Best is the Executive Vice-President and Taylor handles EVP, Partnerships.
Mat Best dons many hats. He’s a businessman, author, Youtuber, etc. He has an estimated net worth of around $3 million. The main source of his income is his business and the entertainment industry he works in.