Net Worth: $35 Million
- Birth Place New Rochelle, New York, U.S.
- Height 1.83 m
- Full Name Matthew Raymond Dillon
- Nationality American
- Date of Birth February 18, 1964
- Occupation Actor, director
- Education Mamaroneck High School
About Matt Dillon
An Academy Award winner movie director and actor, Matt Dillon’s net worth is $35 Million. Matt was born on 18th February 1964. His career in acting began in the late 1970s. He won appreciation as a teenage idol during the late 1980s. Matt Dillon’s birth place is New Rochelle, City of New York, to the second generation of American Irish parents Paul Dillon and Mary Ellen. Paul was a portrait painter. He also worked as a sales manager at Union Camp, a material manufacturing company. Matt’s mother was a homemaker.
Matt Dillon was brought up in a very close knit catholic family. Dillon’s grandmother was the sister of great comic artist Alex Raymond. He had four brothers and one sister. One among them named Kevin Dillon is also into acting. He is well known for his famous role in the TV series “Entourage”. Dillon is a junior college drop out. He won many rewards for his impressive career in movies and TV shows. This has certainly contributed towards his wealth.
In 1978, Dillon was auditioned for a teen drama – reviewers found the urge in him to be the lead role in the play. The plays name was “Over the Edge”. Dillon was next auditioned for a role in his debut movie. The first movie was released in 1979. It grossed over two hundred thousand dollars. Matt Dillon’s performance in the movie was well recognized, and this paved the way for more films in the succeeding years. He went on to play lead roles in movies in the subsequent years – this allowed him to grow to the glory and recognition which helped him amass considerable wealth during his career in the movies.