Matt Groening vs Walt Disney

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Cartoonist, Animator
$500 Million
Net worth 2018
$5 Billion
Voice Actors
Industry
Voice Actors
Portland
Residence
Chicago
United States
Country
United States
15/02/1954
BirthDay
05/12/1901
Died On
December 15, 1966
1.75 m $500 Million as of Jan, 2017
Height
The Evergreen State College, Lincoln High School
Education
Benton Grammar School, Kansas City Art Institute, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
NET WORTH STATISTIC
TIMELINE
2013

In 2013, the couple had a son named Nathaniel Philip Picasso

2012

In 2012, a 3-D short film based on ‘The Simpsons’ was released with the title ‘The Longest Daycare’

2011

In 2011, he married artist Augustina Picasso, with whom he had been in a relationship for four years

2009

The strip continued to be published in the LA Weekly until 2009, when they were unable to pay Matt Groening anymore

2007

He donned the role of an executive producer for animated films ‘Futurama: Bender's Game’ (2007), ‘Futurama: The Beast with a Billion Backs’ (2008), ‘Futurama: Bender's Game’ (2008), and ‘Futurama: Into the Wild Green Yonder’ (2009)

2004

Matt Groening has made appearances in films and documentaries, such as, ‘Comic Book: The Movie’ (2004), ‘The Devil and Daniel Johnston’ (2005), ‘The Seventh Python’ (2008) and ‘I Know That Voice’ (2013)

2000

The book became a success with over 20000 copies being sold in its initial two printings

1999

The show premiered under the Fox Broadcasting Company banner, in 1999

1997

Post years of research in science fiction, in 1997, Matt Groening along with producer, David X Cohen, created an animated series project titled ‘Futurama’, about life in the year 3000

1994

In 1994, Matt Groening started the comic book publishing company named ‘Bongo Comics’

1989

The Simpsons’ premiered in 1989 with him as creator, writer, voice actor and executive producer

1987

Beginning 1987, he worked in the ‘Traccy Ullman Show’ for two years as writer and animator

1984

In 1984, certain relationship themed strips from his work were published by co- worker Deborah Caplan, as a book titled’ Love in Hell’

1980

Later, he got employed at an alternative newspaper Los Angeles Reader, and here with the support of his supervisor, Matt Groening was able to officially publish ‘Life in Hell’ as his first comic strip, in 1980

1978

He first sold his comic to magazine ‘Wet’, in 1978

1977

After graduation, Matt Groening moved to Los Angeles, in 1977, with the aim of becoming a writer

1972

In 1972, he enrolled at the Evergreen State College in Olympia and studied there for five years

1954

Matt Groening was born on 15 February 1954, at Portland, in Oregon, USA

1955

After five years of immense planning, projecting, fund raising and execution, the grand opening of Disneyland Theme Park took place on July 17, 1955

1950

The first to release was ‘Cinderella’ in 1950, which was followed by ‘Alice in Wonderland’, ‘Peter Pan’, ‘Treasure Island’, ‘Lady in the Tramp’, ‘Sleeping Beauty’ and ‘101 Dalmatians’

1939

Simultaneously, the short staff continued to work on the characters of Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck, Goofy, and Pluto cartoon seriesIn 1939, he opened the Walt Disney Studios in Burbank

1938

The film was a blockbuster at the box office and went on to become the most successful film of 1938

1935

In 1935, he created history by launching ‘Flowers and Trees’, then one of the most popular cartoon shorts, in color

1934

After a successful training schedule, his high-profile leap of a feature film titled, ‘Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs’, went into production in 1934

1933

In 1933, he created his most memorable cartoon short, ‘The Three Little Pigs’

1929

In 1929, he released a series of musical shorts, titled ‘Silly Symphonies’, which featured Mickey’s friends, Donald Duck, Goofy, Pluto and Mickey’s girlfriend Minnie Mouse

1928

The dream-run for Disney ended in 1928 when he realized that Universal Pictures had bought the trademark for Oswald and that most of his creative designers, except Iwerk, had forsaken him for the Universal Pictures

1925

In 1925, he recruited ink-and-paint artist Lillian Bound, little knowing then that the two would become lifelong partners

1923

However, financial debt caused the closure of the studio in 1923

1920

In 1920, he found employment with Kansas City Film Ad Company

1919

Moving back to Kansas City in 1919, started working at the Pesmen-Rubin Art Studio, as ad-writer

1917

Moving to Chicago in 1917, he enrolled himself at the McKinley High School

1911

The family moved to Kansas City in 1911 where he received his early education

20

Most of the cartoon characters that we reckon today, Micky Mouse, Donald Duck, Goofy, and so on are the brain-child of this international icon, who became a major figure in the American animation industry in 20th century