Jesus was not a disciple he had disciples.
According to tradition this was John, the beloved disciple.
In the synoptic gospels (Matthew, Mark, Luke), Peter was the first disciple of Jesus Christ. In John's Gospel, Andrew and another, unnamed disciple followed Jesus before Peter.
The Bible doesn't say the reason that Jesus chose Matthew to be a disciple. Matthew's job before he started following Jesus was that of a tax collector.
He is not a disciple at the time of Jesus but an obedient disciple of God.
There is no record of what Thomas did before he was a disciple. We only know that his other name was Didymus and that he at fist doubted Jesus' resurrection.
Because they stood for Christ and not pagen religions.
judus hung himself for betraying jesus
Matthew was a tax collector before he became Jesus diciple.
Judas Iscariot was the disciple who betrayed Jesus.
Jesus was spotted the very day of His resurrection.