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Matt Groening

Cartoonist, Animator
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Net worth 2018: $500 Million
Industry: Voice Actors
Residence: Portland
Country: United States
BirthDay: 15 February 1954
Sigh: Pisces
Height: 1.75 m $500 Million as of Jan, 2017
Education: The Evergreen State College, Lincoln High School

Matt Groening was bornon 15 February 1954 in Portland, American, is Cartoonist, Animator. Matt Groening is a popular American cartoonist, animator, writer, producer and voice actor. He was an avid cartoonist from an early age but never seriously considered it as a career option; he wanted to become a writer. Later in life, while he was struggling to find employment, Matt Groening revived his old interest and began creating comic strips on the basis of his experiences. This was a turning point in his life and Matt Groening began publishing his own comic strips titled ‘Life in Hell’ in the newspaper. Later he went on to create some of the most popular cartoon series like ‘The Simpsons’, a show that earned the reputation of being the longest run American television series and ‘Futurama’. His work has been well appreciated and he has won many prestigious awards. Matt Groening has stated that many of the characters that he created have been named after his own family members. In the course of his career, he has also got the opportunity to play cameo roles in films and documentaries and to do voice acting.


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


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


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


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


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)


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)


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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

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