Matthew Lewis (or) Matthew David Lewis is an English actor performing mainly in stage shows, Television and Films. He is famous for his roles in the “Harry Potter” films where he played Neville Longbottom, “The Syndicate” where he played Jamie Bradley and “Bluestone” where he played Towerblock. Here’s a quick summary of his net worth in 2018.
Matthew Lewis’ Early Life
Matthew Lewis was born on 27 June, 1989 in the Leads city of England and grew up in the adjacent city of Horsforth, West Yorkshire. He is the youngest among the three children born to Lynda Needham and Adrian Lewis. His other two brothers are Anthony Lewis (actor) and Chris Lewis. He did his schooling at St Mary’s Menston Catholic Voluntary Academy in Menston city of West Yorkshire, England. Matthew describes the number “11” as his lucky number, as it is associated with many of his life incidents. For instance, he got to work in “Harry Potter” when he was 11 years old. He is often seen with his right arm tattooed with 11 and clothes printed with the number “11”.
According to a report of “TMZ” in 2016, Matthew Lewis has been engaged with Angela Jones of Texas, USA. This report further states that Matthew met with Angela for the first time at her studio called Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida in January 2016.
Matthew was in this town on a three day tour to celebrate Harry Potter’s success. To prove this fact, TMZ shared a picture of the couple captured at Eiffel Tower in which Angela was showing her engagement ring and Matthew was by her side. According to the report, Angela herself had shared this picture from her official Instagram page. However, till date there’s no official announcement of Matthew being engaged to anyone.
Matthew Lewis’ Career, Awards & Achievement
At the age of five only, Matthew Lewis started acting. He entered in the acting world by playing a small role in the TV program, “Some Kind of Life”. Afterwards, he played numerous other small roles in various other TV shows. In 2007, he acted as Neville Longbottom in the eighth edition of Harry Potter titled “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix”.
He then played the same character in the ninth and both the parts of 10th edition of Harry Potter released in 2009, 2010 and 2011 respectively. Matthew has also acted in the film, “The Sweet Shop” as a reporter. He then played the character of Jamie Bradley in all the five series of Kay Mellor’s “The Syndicate”.
In 2012, he acted as the boyfriend of actress Lily Loveless in the music video of “Filth”. In the same year, he appeared as Dodd in Rowan Athale’s film “Wasteland” (called “The Rise” in UK). Matthew began his stage career in 2011 by playing the role of Lester Cole in “Verdict”, a play by Agatha Christie.
In 2012, he played the character of Mick in the “West End” stage show. Matthew appeared as Peter in Adam Penford’s stage show, “Unfaithful” in 2016. He has often been seen participating in various charity works and is currently the vice president of a charity group called “Leeds Rugby Foundation”.
Awards and Achievements
Getting the chance to work in the “Harry Potter” films at such an early age is a great achievement for Matthew Lewis. There’s no official film award in Matthew’s name till date, but on 24 July, 2012, Leeds Metropolitan University awarded him an MA degree for his active participation in arts and numerous charitable works.
Net Worth of Matthew Lewis
The net worth of Matthew Lewis till date is $13.5 million. Compared to various other celebrities, this amount may look small, but is enough to provide Matthew a comfortable life which he is living now.
Matthew Lewis is known to be a determined person, who at the age of five only had decided to work in films. He followed his dream with full dedication and as a result, in his very childhood, he got many small roles to play in various TV series. It was his back to back success in these smaller works that propelled him to work in the world famous “Harry Potter” films.