When he was in early age, Cooke was interested in movies, he loved to watch them a lot. Mathew began his career as a screenwriter in minor shows. As the role of an editor, Cooke featured his first crime film named; Deliver Us from Evil which received mix reviews but brought home numerous awards. Then, he got a chance for a directorial debut in "’How to Make Money Selling Drug'' which released in 2012.
He was in a relationship with Maggie Grace, an American actress. Mathew announced his engagements with Grace on Feb 2016 but the couple is now separated. Currently, he is single and isn’t involved in a relationship.
He earns the huge amount of money from his directing career. Cooke earns the handsome amount of money featuring in several documentaries. It has been estimated that his current net worth is around $3 million.