Matt Damon Net Worth Is $65 Million
This Cambridge born star is among the most famous Hollywood actors of his generation and he is 43 years old as of January, 2014. He is worth an amazing $65 million because of the success he has enjoyed in his acting career and the investments that he has done through his earnings. Most of his net worth comes from the success of his movies over the years. He has interests in screen-writing and film production apart from acting. He is pegged to be earning $24 million every year through his movies thereby making it possible for him to be worth such a huge amount. ‘Good Will Hunting’ success' provided him the golden break after working as a small time actor in Hollywood. After that, he never looked back. As a child he was a friend of Ben Affleck who lived near his home in Cambridge. He went on to win an Oscar with Affleck for Best original Screenplay. He dropped out of Harvard University to pursue his career in Showbiz.
Damon also works as a philanthropist, and works for the ONE campaign that works against poverty and AIDS in the poor countries. He continuously finds time to support various social causes across the world including Africa. He won an Oscar, and that speaks for his abilities. After ‘Good Will Hunting’ he went on to feature in some great commercial successes like ‘Saving Private Ryan’, the George Clooney phenomenon in ‘The Ocean’s’ trilogy as well as the vastly popular ‘Bourne’ series of films. Matt Damon has proved himself as a successful actor in a very small time frame and this makes him rich beyond imagination. He is known for his dedication to the role and that justifies the fee that he charges. He receives millions from film producers every year for his acting and that bodes well for his net worth which does not seem to be going down anytime soon.