This American animator, actor, producer, and the director is famous for co-creating cartoon named South Park together with Trey Parker. Stone is also a singer, writer, and songwriter. He lends his voice to the show’s main characters. Stone’s co-created The Book Of Mormon, which won the Grammy Award and Emmy Award. Let’s learn more about this American animator.
On 26th May 1971, in Houston, Texas, Gerald Whitney Stone and Sheila Lois welcomed their son Matthew Richard Stone into this world. Matt has a younger sister, and the siblings grew up in Littleton, Colorado, where they went to the Heritage high school. Matt graduated from the University of Colorado Boulder.
In 2008, Stone married Angela Howard, and they have two children. The couple has been together since 2001. Stone claims that he had grown up as an agnostic.
In 1992, while he was still a student, Stone began his career. Jesus VS. Frosty is Stone’s first animated short film. Stone, McHugh, Parker, and Iak Hardin established Avenging Conscience, a production company. A musical movie named Cannibal! The Musical was produced by Stone in 1994. Next year, Stone wrote, directed, produced, and acted in the movie Jesus VS. Santa. South Park appeared in 1997 and became the highest-rated show on the television networks. Stone and Parker also wrote their movie Orgazmo.
Stone received numerous awards, including the Producers Guild of America Award undеr thе саtеgоrу оf Моѕt Рrоmіѕіng Рrоduсеr іn Теlеvіѕіоn, thе МТV Моvіе Аwаrd undеr thе саtеgоrу оf Веѕt Мuѕісаl Реrfоrmаnсе, thе Рrіmеtіmе Еmmу undеr thе саtеgоrу оf Оutѕtаndіng Аnіmаtеd Рrоgrаm, three Tony Awards, the Grammy Award under the category of Best Musical Show Album, and many more.
Matt Stone’s net worth is estimated at up to $530 million. Most of his earnings come from South Park, Orgazmo, and Bowling For Columbine.