Matt Dillon is an actor, movie writer, and director from the United States of America. His only released work as a writer is considered to be the drama movie “City of Ghosts” which he’s also the director of. Below, you can kindly check out Matt Dillon’s net worth in 2018, career and achievements.
Matt Dillon Early Life
The talented actor and director Matthew Raymond Dillon was born on February 18, 1964, in New Rochelle city in New York, United States. His father Paul Dillon was a sales manager for a toys manufacturer as well as a painter, and his mother’s name is Mary Ellen Dillon.
Matt Dillon has 1 sister and 4 brothers, Katy Dillon, actor Kevin Dillon, Timothy Dillon, Brian Dillon, and Paul Dillon. Matt Dillon was mostly grown and raised in New York. He studied at the Hommocks Middle School and the Mamaroneck High School.
For his personal life, Matt Dillon most known relationship was with the actress, producer, author and model Cameron Diaz as they remained together for 3 years before breaking up in 1998. He also has been into many relationships with several personalities including actress Ellen Barkin, actress, and model Carole Mallory, actress and model Brooke Shields, actress Heather Graham, actress and model Eliza Dushku, and actress Hallie Kate Eisenberg.
Currently, Matt Dillon is with the choreographer and actress Roberta Mastromichele.
Matt Dillon Career
Matt Dillon made his debut movie in a 1979 crime drama titled “Over the Edge”. His great performance landed him his cast in his 2nd and 3rd movies, teen comedy-drama “Little Darlings,” and the comedy-drama “My Bodyguard”. Matt Dillon started gaining more attention in the TV industry with the crime drama movie “Drugstore Cowboy,” which got him his first award.
In 1998 Matt Dillon had 2 successful movies, crime drama “Wild Things” and the romantic comedy “There’s something about Mary”. In 2002, co-wrote and directed a drama movie titled “City of Ghosts”. Matt Dillon’s most important acting role and his breakthrough was in the drama crime “Crash.”
Matt Dillon’s 2018 – 2019 movies including a drama action titled “Proxima” and a drama thriller titled “The House That Jack Built.” He’s also the producer and director of a documentary named “El Gran Fellove.”
Awards & Achievements
Throughout his career, Matt Dillon has received many awards and honors for his outstanding performance. For “Drugstore Cowboy” movie, he won the Independent Spirit Award for Best Male Lead, and for “There’s Something About Mary” he won 3 awards including the MTV Movie Award for Best Villain, Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie: Funniest Scene and the Blockbuster Entertainment Awards Favorite Supporting Actor – Comedy.
Most of the awards he won were for the drama crime movie “Crash” starring him along with Sandra Bullock, Don Cheadle, and others. Matt Dillon received over 20 awards for his performance in the movie including the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture, Critics’ Choice Movie Award for Best Acting Ensemble and many others.
Net Worth of Matt Dillon
The actor, movie writer, and director Matt Dillon net worth is $45 million. He made his tens of millions from the great work and performance he’s been doing in the movies industry. Matt Dillon’s highest grossing movies including “There’s Something About Mary” and “Crash.”
Matt Dillon is one of the most loved to watch actors who has been appearing in movies since 3 decades. “Crash” movie could be one of his most important careers stops as he won many awards for his performance in it. Matt Dillon is currently with Roberta Mastromichele, and they seem happy together.