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Introduction About Matthew Lillard
Can you name one of the best cartoons of the 1990s? There are several, but as kids, almost all of us have at least once watched the funny and mysterious cartoon: “The Scooby-Doo Show”. Do you know who played the role of Shaggy in the live-action movie?
Yes! You are right! It’s none other than Mr. Matthew Lilard. He had also lent his voice as Shaggy in the animated version of The Scooby-Doo Show.
His humility and genuineness surely make everyone wonder about the idea they have about any celebrity.
His sense of humor is also something that leaves everyone off guard as it’s exceptionally hilarious and relatable.
Net Worth & Salary of Matthew Lillard in 2022
Working in the industry for more than three decades now Matthew has surely gained his edge by being an actor, director, and also a comedian. Therefore, he earns mostly from his profession as an actor and director.
His net worth is known to be around $2 million. This net worth of his is sure to reach its peak observing his dedication to his work.
Age, Early Life & Biography of Matthew Lillard
As of 2022, he is 52 years old.
Matthew was born in Lansing, Michigan but was brought up in Tustin, California. He was born on January 24, 1970, to Paula and Jeffrey Lillard.
The school or the educational institution plays a key role in developing the personality of a person and this is reflected in Lillard’s personality as well. All credits to Foothill High School of North Tustin, California where Matthew Lillard spent his childhood for education.
For higher education, he decided to go to the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in Pasadena, California which has produced many brilliant actors.
To further develop his acting ability he attended Circle in the Square Theatre School in New York City.
|Name:||Matthew Lillard ( born Matthew Lyn Lillard)|
|Birth Date:||January 24, 1970|
|Birth Place:||Lansing, Michigan|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Heather Helm(m. 2000)|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||Addison Grace LillardLiam LillardMacey Lyn Lillard|
|Net Worth in 2022||$2 Million|
|Content Last Updated:||August 2022|
Personal Life of Matthew Lillard
Matthew Lillard is known to have married Heather Helm. He married the love of his life on August 26, 2000. Through the years Matthew and Heather have had three children together.
Times when separation or divorce is very common in not just celebrities’ lives but also in the lives of non-celebrities, Matthew Lillard has beautifully strengthened his bond with his wife.
This happy and perfect family of five live in Los Angeles.
Career of Matthew Lillard
Matthew Lillard has had a very interesting career altogether. Starting his journey in the entertainment industry as a co-host, he has come very far.
Matthew Lillard started his career by being a co-host of a TV Show. After this he was a part of Ghoulies 3: Ghoulies Go to College (1991) as an extra.
His major parts in movies began after he played a role in the black comedy Serial Mom. “1995” was a very eventful year for him as he was cast in about five films. One of the movies in which he was cast was a thriller named, Hackers.
His role as Stevo in the film SLC Punk! Won him the award for best actor. He has also played a role as Stu Macher in a horror film.
One of his most famous and loved characters was Shaggy Rogers of Scooby-Doo. As Shaggy, he has won many hearts with his powerful acting skills. He first time played Shaggy in the 2002 Scooby-Doo movie and has continued to be Shabby in numerous Scooby-Doo movies.
He has also voiced Shaggy for three subsequent animated versions of the series and movies since 2010 after the former voice artist left the job. Fans sometimes say that no one can be a better Shaggy, both in his voice and his character than Lillard.
Him not dubbing the voice of one of the latest movies, Scooby-Doo reboot Scoob! Which was released in 2020 and left many fans heartbroken. Lillard also got disappointed about the same as he was not well informed about the decision.
2011 was a very significant year for his career as he had, for the first time produced and directed a film, named, Fat Kid Rules the World. For this movie, he got nominated by various organizations and also received an award from SXSW Film Festival in the category Narrative Spotlight in 2012.
In 2011, he also played a part in the Comedy-drama, “The Descendants” and for his role as Brian Speer in this movie, he was nominated by organizations like the Gotham award, the Southeastern Film Critics Association award, etc.
Lillard has worked on many more fascinating projects through the years which include him working in The Bridge( a TV series), Under Wraps, Twin Peaks (Season 3), and a series named, Good Girl. All of these projects helped him explore different characters in developing him as an actor and also as a person.
In the year 2018, Lillard reprised the voice of Shaggy Rogers in a crossover episode of Supernatural. Gillard switching from being an actor to a voice actor showcases his dynamic personality.
Awards & Achievements of Matthew Lillard
Being one of the brilliant and dynamic actors in the industry, Matthew Lillard has played numerous characters that have been nominated by various organizations.
Matthew Lillard has been nominated many times for his work in the movies like Scooby-Doo(various parts), Fat kid rules the world, the descendants, etc.
His first-ever nomination was in the category of best actor for his work in the movie SLC punk. This first nomination also was his first win as he won an award in the best actor category.
And he has also won the categories in which he has been nominated like the Narrative spotlight, best actor, etc.
Major Investments and Assets of Matthew Lillard
These days where there’s a trend among celebrities to reveal their possessions in the media, there are many who do not believe in exhibiting their assets. Matthew Lillard is one of those celebrities.
Talking about personal assets, he has revealed only about his house. Lillard along with his wife and three kids live in their home in Los Angeles.
There are some rumors that Matthew Lillard and his wife, Heather Helm, have invested in a home in Pasadena worth $1.18 million, which they purchased in 2010.
Matthew Lillard has not given much information about this aspect of his life, although, once when asked about his wealth and lifestyle he said he leads a very ordinary life.
Must Watch Latest Video and Trending Photographs of Matthew Lillard
This is the link to one of the recent interviews of Matthew Lillard with TV insider. This interview is short yet fun to watch where he talks about his old characters like Shaggy and more.
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