American actor Matt Stone is famous for creating the American animated sitcom South Parks since 1997, for which he won 5 Primetime Emmy Awards.
Stone is also known for co-developing the musical The Book of Morom in 2011. For the musical, he has earned a Grammy Award and 3 Tony Awards. Additionally, he is also known for his notable work credits to include Cannibal! The Musical (1993), Orgazmo (1997), South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut (1999), and Team America: World Police (2004).
Besides an actor, Matt is also an animator, writer, producer, and composer. As of Celebrity Net Worth, he has an estimated net worth of $700 million in 2020. On the other hand, Stone is worth $300 million, according to The Richest. As per the sources, South Parks creators earn around $25 million to $30 million per year from the Comedy Central broadcast.
Matt Stone is active in the filmy world for almost three decades. He made a debut giving his voice to characters Kyle Broflovski / Kenny McCormick in the film Jesus vs. Frosty. After that, he worked as a writer and producer in the American independent black comedy musical movie, Cannibal! The Musical.
Additionally, in 1995, he worked in the film, Jesus vs. Santa. The same year, the actor Stone served as co-creator, writer, executive producer, and director in 2 episodes of TV series Time Wrapped.
Since 1997, Matt is famous for co-creating an animated sitcom South Park with Trey Parker. Similarly, his other notable television credits include Princess, Python Night – 30 Years of Monty Python, That's My Bush!, Kenny vs. Spenny, How's Your News?, and the 2012 Spike Video Game Awards.
Furthermore, 6 feet 1-inch tall star is also a part of numerous movies such as Orgazmo, BASEketball, South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut, Run Ronnie Run!, and Team America: World Police.
Besides that, Matt is also known for co-developing his musical comedy with music, lyric, and book titled The Book of Mormon.
Moreover, he has also provided his voice in the soundtracks and albums like Chef Aid: The South Park Album, South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut, Mr. Hankey's Christmas Classics, and Team America: World Police.
In 1997, Matt, along with the network from T-shirts sales before airing the first episode, earned the royalty of $30 million. Similarly, from the sales of merchandise for the show with T-shirts and dolls gained $150 million.
Besides that, Stone's joint venture with Comedy Central earned $75 million on all revenue not related to TV, including digital rights to South Park, movies, soundtracks, T-shirts, and other merch.
Stone purchased an entire floor of New York City estate for $5.15 million in 2008. Later, in 2019, he sold the building in for $6.15 million. As of March 2020, Matt only has a house that he bought, spending $800,000 in 2003.
Additionally, the versatile figure bought a 3,000 square-foot mansion in Venice, California, paying $3.5 million in 2005. Currently, in January 2020, he listed the villa on the market asking $4.5 million.
Matt Stone supports voter education cause. Similarly, he an active supporter and is on the advisory board for Declare Yourself. In 2004, the non-profit campaign was initiated.
Matt Stone was born Matthew Richard Stone on May 26, 1971, in Houston, Texas, the United States to parents Gerald Whitney Stone, Jr. (Economics Professor), and Sheila Lois Belasco.
Stone spent his entire childhood with his younger sister, Rachel Stone, in places like Littleton and Denver.
Talking about his educational background, Matt and his sibling attended Heritage High School. After that, he enrolled at the University of Colorado Boulder. Later, he majored in film and mathematics and, in 1993, graduated holding a double-major Bachelors of Arts degree.
South Parks creator Matt Stone is married to a Comedy Central executive Angela Howard. The couple met back in 2001 and began dating.
Later, the duo exchanged wedding vows in 2008. Together, the pair shares two children.