Matt Damon Net Worth $200 million
Matt Damon salary $60,000,000
Matt Damon Net Worth: How rich is Matt Damon? & How much money is Matt Damon worth? Time to find out!
Matt Damon is an American actor, film producer, and screenwriter, and his current net worth is $200 million.
Born in Boston, Massachusetts, as the younger of the two sons of couple Nancy Carlsson-Paige, a childhood education professor, and Kent Damon, a stockbroker, realtor and tax preparer, Matt spent most of his childhood in Newton until 1973, when his parents divorced.
After his parents divorced he and his brother, moved with their mother in Cambridge where he grew up close to actor Ben Affleck.
He went to Cambridge Rindge and Latin School and during his time there he performed in some theater productions.
Enrolled in Harvard University as English major, but kept skipping classes to pursue acting projects. Some of those projects included the Rising Sun (1993), and prep-school drama, School Ties (1992).
When he was cast in Geronimo: An American Legend (1993), he decided to drop out of school for good because it was believed that the film was going to be a hit.
His first real acting role was in the romantic comedy, Mystic Pizza, but the film didn’t do so well in box office and his career went down with it.
He wasn’t going to let a failure discourage him from acting, and kept going to auditions until he was cast in “School Ties”. After that, he played the role of a soldier who had problems with drug-addiction in “Courage Under Fire” (1996), for which he lost forty pounds, and had health problems.
The next year, he and his friend Ben Affleck decided to write the script for Good Will Hunting (1997), and were able to garner accolades for it.
Matt and Ben starred in the film, which was nominated for 9 Academy Awards, one of which was won by Matt for Best Original Screenplay along with Ben Affleck.
A year later, he played in Spielberg’s film, Saving Private Ryan, which at the time of its release was one of the most acclaimed films.
After Saving Private Ryan a lot of main character roles followed, and his net worth began to grow, as well as for his earnings.
Another of Matt’s most recognizable roles to date is as Jason Bourne, in the Bourne movie franchise.
In 2005 he married Argentine-born Luciana Barroso, with whom he has three daughters, and one from his wife’s first marriage.
Through his career Matt has won several awards, which put him on the list of the top-grossing actors in Hollywood. He also received an Oscar nomination for producing Manchester by the Sea (2016). And in 2010, he and Ben teamed up again to found Pearl Street Films, a Warner Bros. based production company.
He owns, along with his best-friend, Ben Affleck and producers Chris Moore and Sean Bailey the production company LivePlanet, which created the Emmy-nominated documentary series Project Greenlight.
Apart from his film career he is involved in charitable work, with the ONE Campaign, H20 Africa Foundation, Feeding America, and Water.org.
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