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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
BIOGRAPHY

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.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2018

$500 Million

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

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