Matthew Paige Damon who is well-known as Matt Damon is an American actor, screenwriter, film producer, and a philanthropist. He is one of Hollywood’s most desired talents. He has been appearing in a series of cinema hits for over thirty years that’s drives up Matt Damon net worth to $160 million. His name also ranked in the Forbes Magazine’s most bankable stars.
|Net Worth – $160 Million|
|Date of Birth||October 8, 1970|
|Birth Place||Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.|
|Work As||Actor, Filmmaker, Producer and Screen Writer|
Matt Damon Biography, Income sources, Awards, and Nominations
Matt Damon’s name is on the list of highest-grossing actors of all time. All thanks to multi-talented nature. He grabs much appreciation and enough grossing as a film producer and a screenwriter. However, the red planet turned to green when the star gets the highest of $630.1 million for a $108 million budget movie. This gives the Matt Damon net worth a great push towards highness.
Recently in 2017, the 47-years old actor won the highest fan following and many bunches of cash for his lead role in “The Great Wall”. However, there is no endorsement declared by Matt Damon yet.
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Matthew Paige Damon was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts and the second son of Carlsson Paige, a professor at Lasley University and Kent Telfer Damon, who was a stockbroker. His parents divorced when he was only two years old. He grew up with his brother and mother at the communal house. Damon was good at school but also has the craze to perform on stage. Matt alongside with his childhood friend Ben Affleck got the “Biggest roles and longest speeches” at the theater production.
Matt Damon attended Harvard University but left before receiving the degree due to his passion for writing a screenplay. He treated his screenplay “Good Will Hunting” as an exercise for English class. He received “Academy Award” for his screenplay “Good Will Hunting” in 1998.
Early in 1988, Damon started appearing in the student theater plays such as “A… My Name is Alice” and “Burn This”. He made his film debut with a single dialogue in the romantic comedy “Mystic Pizza” at the age of 18. Damon made his breakthrough with his own screenplay in 1997. His childhood partner Ben Affleck added a screenplay about young math genius that uplifts the film’s fame.
Matt Damon appeared in quite less number of Hollywood flicks but the awards are more than that. He grabs major film franchises and wider recognition for “Ocean’s Eleven” which was the remake of “Rat Pack’s”. Other sequels of the franchise are “Ocean’s 11”, “Ocean’s Twelve” and “Ocean’s Thirteen”.
He has done amnestic assassin Jason Bourne in the hit action thriller “The Bourne Identity” in 2002. This enables Damon to gross high income alongside with heavy appreciation. However, sequels such as “The Bourne Supremacy”, “The Bourne Ultimatum”, and “, Jason Bourne” made a huge shout to declare Damon, “The decade’s best mixer of brawn and brains”.
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Awards and Nominations
Damon received his first award for his screenplay “Good Will Hunting”. He received numerous accolades including one Grammy Award after five nominations, nominated for six “Emmy Awards”, two “British Academy Film Awards and won two “Golden Globe Awards” after eight nominations.