Matt Groening net worth: American cartoonist, writer, producer, animator, and voice actor, Matthew Abraham ‘Matt’ Groening has a net worth of $500 million.
Matthew Abram Groening is an American animator and a cartoonist who is best known for being the creator of popular cartoon series “Simpsons”. “Simpsons” being the longest running television series ever, Matt has been benefitting a lot with this series. Apart from being a renowned cartoonist, Matt is also a writer, producer and a voice artist. Notably, Matt is one of the wealthiest cartoonists ever, given his net worth that count in hundreds of millions.
Born on February 15, 1954 in Portland, Oregon, USA, Matt has graduated from Lincoln High School. Later, he attended “The Evergreen State College” where he started taking interest in editing, writing as well as in drawing cartoons. He initially did ghost writing and other editorial jobs as he intended to be a writer but eventually, Matt started writing comic books drawing the cartoons himself.
Firstly, Matt’s comic book titled “Life in Hell” became an underground hit, which is why he was contacted by James L. Books. While working with them, Matt created the characters of Simpson depicting an average American family and interesting characters which were named after his parents and sisters other than the character of “Bart”
The animated sitcom series, “Simpson” began to show on air since 1989 and has become the longest running sitcom of all times. Matt later created another set of characters for another series “Futurama” which he co-wrote with writer David X. Cohen. Matt started earning fans and followers from “Simpsons” and along with the followers; his net worth was also contributed largely by the aforementioned comedy series. For his creations and contribution in his field, Matt has also been induced into “Hollywood Hall of Fame”. He has also earned a “British Comedy Award for outstanding contribution to comedy” among many other reputable awards.
Matt Groening has been married twice in his life, he was married to his first wife, “Deborah Caplan” from 1986 to 1999. As of now, he is married to Agustina Picasso since 2011 and is also a father to three children. For now, Matt enjoys a celebrated life and lives off his fabulous net worth of $500 million, in 2015.
Quick Facts about Matt Groening
Full Name: Matthew Abram Groening
Profession: Cartoonist, writer, voice actor, producer
Date of Birth: February 15, 1954
Place of Birth: Portland, Oregon, USA
Education: The Evergreen State College
Marital status: Married
Astrological sign: Aquarius