Matthew Broderick is an American singer and actor who is probably famous because of his performance in the movie, ‘Ferris Bueller’s Day Off’. He also gave a voice adult Simba in Disney’s animated movie, ‘The Lion King’. Keep reading to know more about Matthew Broderick’s net worth in 2018.
Matthew Broderick Early Life
Matthew Broderick was born on March 21, 1962, in Manhattan, New York. His father, James Broderick was an actor and World War II veteran. His mother, Patricia was a playwright, actress, and painter. His paternal family was supposed to be of English descent and they were Catholic. His mother was Jewish and her family was of Polish and German descent.
Matthew Broderick attended grade school at City and County School and High School at Walden School. Walden School was a private school for drama programs in Manhattan. It was at Walden School, he started liking acting and took an interest in becoming an actor.
There was a rumor that Matthew Broderick was in a secret relationship with the actress, Jennifer Grey. They tried to hide their relationship, but it got exposed during a car accident. He was driving a BMW in Northern Ireland and Jennifer Gray was in the car, but for some reason, Matthew crossed into a wrong lane and collided head-on with another car. Both suffered major injuries from the accident.
After a couple of years, Matthew met Sarah Jessica Parker through her brother. After dating, soon the couple got married. The couple has a son and twin daughters together.
Matthew Broderick is a New York Mets fan and currently lives with his wife in Manhattan, New York.
Matthew Broderick Career, Awards & Achievement
Matthew Broderick started his career by acting in stage plays. His debut on stage was with the HB Studio Production play, ‘On Valentine’s Day’. His performance in ‘Brighton Beach Memoirs’ as a lead character, Eugene Jerome received a lot of credit and appreciation. After this play, Matthew got his first major feature film offer.
Matthew made his debut with the American comedy-drama, ‘Max Dugan Returns’. Then he appeared in a science fiction movie called ‘War Games’. Matthew’s performance kept on getting better with every project. He started receiving a lot offers for different roles in the movies.
Matthew then played the role of a thief in a fantasy adventure film called ‘Ladyhawke’. The movie was an above average movie and received some positive reviews. He starred in that movie alongside Michelle Pfeiffer and Rutger Hauer. The same year, he appeared in the movie, ‘Biloxi Blues’. He was also part of the movie, ‘Project X’, where he played the role of a United States Air Force Officer.
For the movie, ‘Glory’, he received a lot of good reviews and the movie did good commercially across the globe. He was also the voice of adult Simba, in Disney’s animated film, ‘The Lion King’. One of his notable work can be seen in the movie, ‘Ferris Bueller;s Day off’, where he played the lead role of Ferris Bueller. The movie received a lot of recognition and was one of the best movies Ferris ever did. Matthew Broderick is a part of numerous movie projects and recently appeared in an Academy Awards winning movie, ‘Manchester by the Sea’
Awards & Achievements
Matthew Broderick is a talented actor. His biggest achievement would be winning the Tony Award for his performance in the play ‘Brighton Beach Memoir’ and ‘How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying Hard’.
Matthew Broderick has also received a star on Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Net Worth of Matthew Broderick
The estimated net worth of Matthew Broderick is approximately $48 million. Most of his net worth comes from his contribution to the movie industry.
Matthew Broderick is one of the successful actors in Hollywood and that can be seen from his net worth. His personal life with Sarah Jessica Parker is going very well and the couple is enjoying their life in Manhattan. The couple loves going to the games together, although he is a New York Mets fan and Jessica is a supporter of the New York Yankees.