"Oppenheimer" star Matt Damon recently opened up in an interview on "Jake's Takes" where he praised his wife Luciana Barroso for helping him overcome depression while filming a movie. The topic came up when Damon was asked for the best professional advice that he had ever received from a significant other. "I think, without naming any particular movies, that sometimes you find yourself in a movie that you know perhaps might not be what you had hoped it would be, and you're still making it," he said. "Halfway through production and you’ve still got months to go, and you’ve taken your family somewhere, and you’ve inconvenienced them. And I remember my wife pulling me up because I fell into a depression about, like, what have I done?" He continued by saying, "And she just said, ‘We’re here now.' I do pride myself, in a large part because of her, at being a professional actor. And what being a professional actor means is you go and you do the 15-hour day and give it absolutely everything, even in what you know is going to be a losing effort."
Damon met Barroso in Miami Beach in 2003 while he was in town filming the movie "Stuck On You." After a day of shooting the movie, a few crew members convinced Damon to go out to the bars with them that night. The group ended up at the bar, Crobar, where he met Barroso, who was a bartender at the time. Damon recalled the moment he saw Barroso at the bar while on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" in 2011 where he said, "I literally saw her across a crowded room, literally. Eight years and four kids later, that's my life. I don't know how else our paths would've crossed if that didn't happen." The couple tied the knot in 2005 and now share four daughters together: Isabella, 16, Gia, 14, Stella, 12, and Barroso's daughter Alexia, 24, who is now the stepdaughter to Damon.