Matt Stone is a popular animator, actor, producer, singer, writer, songwriter, and director in America. He rose to fame by co-creating the satirical and controversial cartoon named South Park along with his creative partner Trey Parker. As well as co-writing the shows, Matt performed many of the main character voices. He was one of the successful co-creators of the Grammy Award and Emmy Award-winning musical, entitled The Book of Mormon. To know more about the net worth of Matt Stone in 2018, keep reading the following article.
Early Life & Biography:
Matthew Richard Stone is the real name of Matt Stone who born on May 26, 1971, in Houston, Texas, to his parents Gerald Whitney Stone and Sheila Lois. He grew up in Littleton, Colorado, which is a suburb of Denver, Colorado along with his younger sister. They both attended the Heritage high school to complete their schooling. Stone completed his graduation from the University of Colorado Boulder.
Stone has been in a relationship with Angela Howard since 2001. The couple met while Howard was working as a Comedy Central executive. They both got married in 2008. The couple was blessed with two children. He identifies himself as an atheist and claims to have grown up as an agnostic.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
Stone started his career in 1992 while he was still a student at the University of Colorado. He became the actor, writer, and director for his first animated short film named Jesus vs. Frosty. In the same year Stone, McHugh, Parker, and Ian Hardin established a production company named the Avenging Conscience.
In 1994, he became the actor and producer to the musical film entitled Cannibal! The Musical. This was an independent black comedy film that was directed by Trey Parker, and it became a sensation among students at the school. Then in 1995, Stone directed, produced, wrote, and acted in the named Jesus vs. Santa. The film got praised and won an award from the Los Angeles Film Critics Association.
In 1997, Stone and Parker created an animated TV show for adults entitled, South Park. The show was broadcast on the Comedy Central television network and soon became the highest rated show on the television networks. Later they both moved to Los Angeles and written their next film Orgazmo.
In 1998, Stone received the Producers Guild of America Award under the category of ‘Most Promising Producer in Television’ for the show ‘South Park’. In 200, he won the MTV Movie Award under the category of ‘Best Musical Performance’ for the movie ‘South Park: Bigger Longer & Uncut’. He also received the Primetime Emmy under the category of ‘Outstanding Animated Program’ for ‘South Park’.
In 2011, he won three Tony Awards for The Book of Mormon under the categories, Best Book of a Musical, Best Musical, and Best Original Score. He won the Grammy Award for the category of ‘Best Musical Show Album’ for the movie ‘The Book of Mormon: Original Cast Recording’.
Net Worth & Earnings:
The estimated net worth of Stone is around $530 million. He made all this fortune by becoming one of the successful screenwriters, producer, director, songwriter, writer, and also an actor. He earned most of his net worth by debuting the movies such as South Park: Bigger, Orgazmo, and Bowling for Columbine which were the highest grossing movies.
Stone is the most famous screenwriter, American producer, and director who once wore a pink gown to the 72nd Academy Awards. He currently lives with his wife and their son. He is the mastermind behind the most successful animated television series, South Park. Stone also played himself in the documentary film, entitled Rush: Beyond the Lighted Stage.