Matt Damon is one of the most talented desired Hollywood talents; he is an actor, humanitarian and also a Screenwriter. The Hollywood golden boy is ranked among the most sought-after and bankable stars in the world. So how did Jason Bourne from Bourne Franchise make his way up in the table of the most bankable Hollywood stars? Let’s find out how much is Matt Damon’s net worth in 2018.
Matt Damon Early Life
Matthew Paige Damon is the brother to Kyle an artist and a son to Kent Telfer Damon and Nancy Carlsson Paige. He was born in 1970 in Massachusetts though he grew up in Cambridge. He was brought up by the mother since the parents divorced when he was just two years.
He went to school at Cambridge Alternative School before joining Cambridge Rindge and Latin school. This is where he began his acting in high school theatre productions. After high school, Damon joined Harvard University though he didn’t graduate he left for the acting career.
Damon proposed to Argentine Luciana Bozan Barroso in 2005 and married her in 2005 December. The couple has four daughters and three of them Damon being the biological father.
Matt Damon Career
Damon career into films kicked off when he was 18, and his film debut was Mystic Pizza. He then went ahead to feature in Courage under Fire 1996 which his performance was recorded as impressive by Washington Post.
His career breakthrough was with the film Good Will Hunting 1997 which he and Affleck wrote while at Havard. The film won Damon an Oscars, several Academy Awards nominations and grossed over $225 million. The same year he starred in a critically acclaimed film drama The RainMaker 1997 which Los Angeles Times recognised him by calling him a talented young actor.
His wide international recognition as a Hollywood star was with two film franchises which he co-starred that’s Ocean Eleven 2001, Ocean Twelve 2004 and Ocean Thirteen 2007. The other film is Bourne Identity 2002, The Bourne Supremacy 2004, and Jason Bourne 2016.
Some of Damon most recent films are The Monuments Men (2014), Interstellar (2014), The Martian (2015), Jason Bourne (2016), The Great Wall (2016), Downsizing (2017) and Suburbicon (2017).
Awards & Achievements
Most of Damon awards have been garnered through his acting and producer career. Some of these awards he has won are 27 in total and received 93 nominations. Some of the awards won are 1 Academy Award, 2 Berlin International Film Festival, 2 Empire Awards, 1 Golden Globe Award, 2 Satellite Awards, 1 People’s Choice Award, a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame among other awards.
Net Worth of Matt Damon
Matt Damon net worth stands around at $140 million. Matt Damon earnings were a cool $55 million, and in 2017 he earned $21 million. Matt Damon net worth of $140 million has been as a result of his earning from acting and film production career. Back in the 2000s, he was among the highest paid and bankable actors. The films that have contributed a big chunk of Matt Damon net worth are “The Martian”, “The Great Wall”, Ocean’s and Jason Bourne franchise films.
Jason Bourne or rather Matt Damon is indisputably one of the Hollywood stars we love to watch even this day. He might have started his career when he was young which tells you if you nurture your career when young then you will perfect on it as years pass by. And since he is yet to be out of the game lets await and see what he has in store for us in 2018.