Matt Stone is recognized as a director. He is known as a producer by others. He is also known as an actor and comedian. He first displayed his talent when he was young. At just eleven years old, he is thought to have written his first play. At the age of fifteen, he wrote his first musical.
Matt Stone Bio, Career!
Together with Jason McHugh and Ian Hardin, Matt and Trey created the Avenging Conscience production business in 1992. They used cutouts from construction paper to create the short film, Jesus vs. Frosty. It is also known as The Spirit of Christmas. It features the first appearance of the boys who would later become Stan Marsh, Kyle Broflovski, Kenny McCormick, and Eric Cartman.
The University of Colorado Boulder’s film department chairman persuaded Parker, Stone, McHugh, and Hardin to turn their Alferd Packer. It is in the movie, where Matt worked as a writer, producer, and actor was renamed, Cannibal! The Musical, after Troma Entertainment, acquired the rights to it in 1996. The movie has become somewhat of a cult classic. Also, several theatre companies have staged live productions of it.
Despite having an agency, a lawyer, and a script agreement, Parker and Stone moved to Hollywood and struggled for a while. Orgazmo was written and produced by Matt and Trey. It was directed by Trey. After its 1997 Toronto International Film Festival debut, October Films paid $1 million for the rights to the film. Producer Brian Graden requested the team to make Jesus vs. Santa after watching Jesus vs. Frosty.
Comedy Central executive Doug Herzog enjoyed it so much that he encouraged them to turn it into a series. After working with numerous other studios over the years, Parker and Stone said in 2013 that they were opening a production company named Important Studios. The South Park specials The Epidemic Special and South ParQ Vaccination Special were both released during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Matt and Trey also co-created the deepfake technology web series, Sassy Justice. Matt Stone’s age is 51, as of 2022.
Matt Stone Films
Together with Trey Parker, a classmate from college, Stone co-created the popular Comedy Central series, South Park, in 1997. Additionally, the pair collaborated on the 1993 film, Cannibal! The Musical; 1997’s Orgazmo; 1998’s BASEketball; 1999’s South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut; 2004’s Team America: World Police; 2001’s That’s My Bush! on Comedy Central; and the 2020 web series Sassy Justice.
The Broadway musical Book of Mormon won nine Tony Awards in 2011. It was co-created by Matt and Trey. He has made over $500 million in revenue through tickets, merchandise, and other sources. Stone has voiced just a few of the characters that he has portrayed on South Park. He has also voiced a number of characters in Team America: World Police.
He also acted in the movies Run Ronnie Run! (2002) and Electric Apricot: Quest for Fester. He played the roles of Doug Remer in BASEketball, Dave the Lighting Guy in Orgazmo, and James Humphrey in Cannibal! The Musical (2007) On numerous Parker-Stone projects, as well as the 2007–2008 Canadian TV series Kenny vs. Spenny and the MTV, show How’s Your News. Matt acted as a producer (2009).
Matt Stone Net Worth
The total wealth of Matt Stone is $700 million. Approximately $300,000 was spent on the pilot by Parker and Stone. T-shirts sold by Comedy Central made $30 million. Before the show even debuted thanks to marketing efforts. According to estimates, Parker and Stone each make between $25 and $30 million. They receive a 50% share of any syndicated sales of the program.
It is a year simply from the Comedy Central airing of their show. South Park’s streaming rights were up for sale in 2019 for $500 million. Hulu paid $198 million for them in 2015. The two received a 50% split (25%) of each transaction. For four years, Hulu paid $192 million for the rights to the back catalogue. It is with Matt and Trey taking home about $50 million apiece.
It was the biggest streaming contract ever at the time. The contract expired in 2019. HBO Max acquired the exclusive streaming rights in a transaction. It was reportedly worth $500 million to 550 million dollars. In Venice, California, Matt invested $3.5 million in a 3,000-square-foot house. In January 2020, he put this house on the market for $4.5 million.
He also has a nearby smaller home that he paid $800,000 for in 2003. He paid $5.15 million to purchase a full floor of a New York City skyscraper in 2008. The asset was sold for $6.15 million in April 2019. His automobile costs $400. The vehicle is a Ferrari Daytona. Matt Stone’s annual salary is $50 million.