Matt Damon Net Worth

Matt Damon Net Worth: Matt Damon is an American actor, writer, and philanthropist who has a net worth of $170 million.

Early Life:

In 1970, October 8 was the day an actor, producer, screenplay writer and, philanthropist was born named “Matt Paige Damon“. He was born and raised in Cambridge, Massachusetts.  His father was a stockbroker and his mother was a professor. They both got divorced when Matt was 2 years old. Matt and his brother Kyle were raised by their mother in a communal house. Matt’s childhood friend was none other than Ben Affleck himself. Matt and Ben were both into acting when they were kids and they wanted to make a name of themself which they actually did. Damon joined Harvard in 1988 and was pursuing a BA but that didn’t last long when Damon was dropped out after four years in 1992 because he fell 12 credits short in English. [ Matt Damon Net Worth ]

Matt Damon net worth & early career :

Matt Damon Net Worth

In the early 80’s and 90’s Matt did a few roles in movies like Mystic Pizza, Courage Under Fire, and School Ties. After dropping out he started shooting for a film named “Geronimo: An American Legend“. But the movie didn’t turn out to be what Matt thought and his box office struggle was still on. Finally, a few years later, his childhood friend Ben Affleck joined him in writing and starring in “Good Will Hunting“. The script was actually Damon’s school project turned into a screenplay by the childhood friends and eventually, it turned out to be pretty awesome because the movie is considered to be one of the greatest movies in history.[ Matt Damon Net Worth ].

Matt Damon Early Success:

Damon made a reported $600,000 for his co-starring role in Good Will Hunting. Ben and Damon also received Academy Awards and Golden Globe for the best screenplay. After a year, in 1997, Damon got a role in “Saving Pirate Ryan” which turned out to be another ladder for him to climb up towards the fame he deserved. After that “The Talented Mr. Ripley” earned him $5 million and that was just the beginning. In the year 2000 the movie “The Legend of the Bagger Vance” made a shocking $7 million to which obviously many people don’t know him for. All the pretty horses backed him off to $5.5 million.[ Matt Damon Net Worth ]

Damon’s inability to pick the right scripts that matched his talent led him to a decline in popularity to which he tackled by teaming up with the established at that time such as George Clooney and starred with him in ‘Ocean’s Eleven‘ that only earned him the expected $5 million but it paved the way for the foundation of the Jason Bourne Franchise. The first movie “The Bourne Identity” from the trilogy earned him the reputation as an up-coming hero. He didn’t opt to appear in the fourth movie of the Jason Bourne Franchise but came back for the fifth movie of the series in 2016 after “The Martian” in 2015 that earned him $25 million. He earned a collective $86 million for all the four movies from the Bourne series which helps to increase Matt Damon Net Worth.

Matt Damon’s Achievements:

Matt Damon Net Worth

Damon’s achievements continued as he received a star on Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2007 and he received multiple award nominations through his career, including five Oscar nominations, five from the Screen Actors’ Guild, seven Golden Globes nods, three British Academy Film Awards, and seven Emmy Awards. He received various awards too including an Academy Award from five nominations and two Golden Globe Awards from Eight Nominations.[ Matt Damon Net Worth ]

Matt Damon’s Personal Life & kids:

Matt Damon Net Worth

Damon met his wife Luciana Barroso in a club while filming the comedy “Stuck on You“. Luciana was a single mother back then. When the demon saw her, He falls in love, Later they got married. Now they have three daughters. Damon has a stepdaughter which was from Luciana’s previous marriage, whom he considers his own daughter.

 

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