Matt Damon Net Worth
Matt Damon is an American actor, writer, producer and philanthropist. Matt has approximately $170 million in net worth. He has remained relevant in the film industry for over three decades. He made his first major hit in “Good Will Hunting” and has since featured in major project like the “Bourne”, “Syriana”, “The Departed”, “The Talented Mr. Ripley” as well as various “Ocean’s…. films.
Damon has successfully positioned himself as one of Hollywood’s highest-grossing stars of all time He was decorated with a star on the Walk of Fame in 2007. Damon is said to have a very humble demeanor for a man of his fame.
Matthew Paige Damon was born on October 8, 1970 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. His parents are Kent Damon and Nancy Carlsson-Paige. Matt’s parents divorced when Mat was just two. Matt and his brother Kyle were brought up in Cambridge by their mother. Matt’s childhood pal Ben Affleck is also an A-lister. He attended Harvard University albeit unable to graduate.
Matt was involved in minor roles in movies like Mystic Pizza, Courage Under Fire and School Ties in the latter parts of the 1980s and the early part of the 1990s. In 1992, Matt abandoned studies to film Geronimo: An American Legend. He had his break with Good Will Hunting, a movie he and his childhood pal, Ben Affleck wrote and co-starred in.
The pals each received an Academy Award as well as Golden Globe for Best Screenplay. Damon received Best Actor nomination for the film. The success from the film metamorphosed the pals into very popular stars practically overnight. Matt got other blockbuster role in roles such as The Rainmaker, saving Private Ryan as well as The Talented Mr. Ripley.
Matt landed the starring role in the Jason Bourne franchise which fetched him quite a substantial amount of money. He did a major enhancement to his reputation as an up-and-coming hero in the movie, “Bourne Identity” in 2002. Matt bagged a decent $87 million for all four Bourne films.
Whiles in Miami filming the comedy Stuck On You, Matt met Luciano Barroso one night in a local night club. She was at the time a bartender and a single mom. Matt knew right from the onset that he wanted to marry Luciano. In 2005, the lovers got married and have three children together.