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Matt Stone is an American actor, producer, animator, director, musician and songwriter

InformationDetail
BirthdayMay 26, 1971
NationalityAmerican
FamousAnimator, Producer, Songwriters, Atheists, Jewish Actors, Film & Theater Personalities, Actors, Directors, T V & Movie Producers, Lyricists & Songwriters
City/StateTexas
SpousesBen Affleck
SiblingsMelissa Garner, Susannah Garner
Known asMatthew Richard Stone
Childrens Samuel Garner Affleck, Seraphina Rose Elizabeth Affleck, Violet Affleck
Universities
  • University of Colorado at Boulder
  • Heritage High School
Founder / Co-Founder
  • South Park
Birth PlaceHouston
ReligionJewish
Height187cm
GenderMale
FatherWilliam John
MotherPatricia Ann
Net Worth$300 million as of Jan 15,2017
Sun SignGemini
Born inHouston
Famous asActor, Animator, Producer, Director, Songwriter

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Who is Matt Stone?

Grammy Award and Emmy Award winning American director, producer and musician, Matt Stone has an estimated net worth of $300 million dollars. He achieved worldwide acclaim after he co-created the satirical animated TV series, ‘South Park’. Stone has the creative ability to bring out social and political issues through his unpolished and crude humour. A man who dons many hats, Stone is also a voiceover artist and has performed several voice character roles. His entry into the world of entertainment did not happen abruptly, but, in fact, was a gradual process. A film student, Stone made films while he was in college. It was then that he collaborated with Trey Parker, who later became his long-time friend and professional partner. He began his career with the films, ‘Jesus vs. Frosty’, ‘Cannibal! The Musical’ and ‘Jesus vs. Santa’. After successful attempts in film school, television network Comedy Central spotted him and he soon created the animated series, ‘South Park’. The TV series was also made into a film titled, ‘South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut’. He is also one of the co-creators of the Grammy Award winning musical, ‘The Book of Mormon’. He has starred in movies including, 'Orgazmo', 'BASEketball' and 'Team America: World Police'.

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Childhood & Early Life

Matthew Richard ‘Matt’ Stone was born on May 26, 1971 to Gerald Whitney Stone, Jr., who was an economics professor and author and Sheila Lois Belasco in Houston, Texas.

He and his sister grew up in the suburban neighbourhood of Littleton, Colorado. There he went to the Heritage High School and later graduated from the University of Colorado at Boulder.

Career

In 1992, he was the actor, producer, director and writer for the animated short film titled, ‘Jesus vs. Frosty’. This film was made while he was still a student at the University of Colorado.

In 1994, while he was at university, he acted in and produced the musical film, ‘Cannibal! The Musical’. This was an independent black comedy film that was directed by Trey Parker.

In 1995, he directed, produced, acted and wrote the film titled, ‘Jesus vs. Santa’. The film was praised and it also won an award from the Los Angeles Film Critics Association.

In 1997, along with Trey Parker he co-created the animated TV show for adults titled, ‘South Park’. The show was broadcast on the Comedy central television network.

In 1998, he starred in the American sports comedy film, ‘BASEketball’, which was directed by David Zucker. The film was not well received and gained mixed reviews.

In 1999, he wrote the screenplay, produced and acted in the film, ‘South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut’. It was an animated musical comedy film that was based on the TV series ‘South Park’.

In 2000, he directed the music video, ‘Even If You Don't’ for the experimental rock band, ‘Ween’. The video was for their seventh album ‘White Pepper’.

In 2001, he was the co-creator, writer and executive producer for the TV comedy series, ‘That's My Bush!’.The show was broadcast on the Comedy Central television network.

In 2002, he was featured in the American Academy Award winning documentary film, ‘Bowling for Columbine’. The film won critical acclaim and was also screened at the 2002 Cannes Film Festival.

In 2004, he served as the producer, writer and voice actor for the satirical action-comedy film, ‘Team America: World Police’. The film received positive reviews.

In 2006, he was seen as an interviewee in the documentary film, ‘This Film is Not Yet Rated’. The film was based on the Motion Picture Association of America and its rating system.

In 2009, he was the executive producer for the American TV show and feature film, ‘How's Your News?’ It was broadcast every Sunday on MTV network channel.

In 2010, he played himself in the documentary film, ‘Rush: Beyond the Lighted Stage’, which was directed by Scot McFadyen and Sam Dunn. The film provided a deep insight into, ‘Rush’, a Canadian progressive rock band.

In 2001, his religious satirical musical, ‘The Book of Mormon’, composed in collaboration with Trey Parker, Robert Lopez, opened on Broadway. The musical received many awards.

Major Works

He is the co-creator of ‘South Park’, which is one of Comedy central television networks highest rated shows. The show is also broadcast internationally in India, New Zealand and Europe.

Awards & Achievements

In 1998, he received the Producers Guild of America Award for the category of ‘Most Promising Producer in Television’ for ‘South Park’.

In 2000, he was the recipient of the MTV Movie Award for the category of ‘Best Musical Performance’ for ‘South Park: Bigger Longer & Uncut’

In 2005, 2007, 2008 and 2009, he was the recipient of the Primetime Emmy for the category of ‘Outstanding Animated Program’ for ‘South Park’.

In 2011, he received three Tony Awards for ‘The Book of Mormon’ for the respective categories, ‘Best Musical’, ‘Best Book of a Musical’ and ‘Best Original Score’.

In 2011, he received the Grammy Award for the category of ‘Best Musical Show Album’ for ‘The Book of Mormon: Original Cast Recording’.

Personal Life & Legacy

In 2008, he got married to Angela Howard. The couple has been blessed with two children.

He claims to have grown up as an agnostic and identifies himself as an atheist.

Trivia

This American producer, director and screen writer once wore a pink gown to the 72nd Academy awards. He is the mastermind behind the hugely famous animated television series, South Park.

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Matt Stone awards

YearNameAward

Primetime Emmy Awards

2013Outstanding Animated ProgramSouth Park (1997)
2009Outstanding Animated Program (For Programming Less Than One Hour)South Park (1997)
2008Outstanding Animated Program (For Programming One Hour or More)South Park (1997)
2007Outstanding Animated Program (For Programming Less Than One Hour)South Park (1997)
2005Outstanding Animated Program (For Programming Less Than One Hour)South Park (1997)

Grammy Awards

2012Best Musical Theater AlbumWinner

MTV Movie & TV Awards

2000Best Musical PerformanceSouth Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut (1999)

Matt Stone biography timelines

  • // 26th May 1971
    Matthew Richard ‘Matt’ Stone was born on May 26, 1971 to Gerald Whitney Stone, Jr., who was an economics professor and author and Sheila Lois Belasco in Houston, Texas.
  • // 1992
    In 1992, he was the actor, producer, director and writer for the animated short film titled, ‘Jesus vs. Frosty’. This film was made while he was still a student at the University of Colorado.
  • // 1994
    In 1994, while he was at university, he acted in and produced the musical film, ‘Cannibal! The Musical’. This was an independent black comedy film that was directed by Trey Parker.
  • // 1995
    In 1995, he directed, produced, acted and wrote the film titled, ‘Jesus vs. Santa’. The film was praised and it also won an award from the Los Angeles Film Critics Association.
  • // 1997
    In 1997, along with Trey Parker he co-created the animated TV show for adults titled, ‘South Park’. The show was broadcast on the Comedy central television network.
  • // 1998
    In 1998, he starred in the American sports comedy film, ‘BASEketball’, which was directed by David Zucker. The film was not well received and gained mixed reviews.
  • // 1998
    In 1998, he received the Producers Guild of America Award for the category of ‘Most Promising Producer in Television’ for ‘South Park’.
  • // 1999
    In 1999, he wrote the screenplay, produced and acted in the film, ‘South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut’. It was an animated musical comedy film that was based on the TV series ‘South Park’.
  • // 2000
    In 2000, he directed the music video, ‘Even If You Don't’ for the experimental rock band, ‘Ween’. The video was for their seventh album ‘White Pepper’.
  • // 2000
    In 2000, he was the recipient of the MTV Movie Award for the category of ‘Best Musical Performance’ for ‘South Park: Bigger Longer & Uncut’
  • // 2001
    In 2001, he was the co-creator, writer and executive producer for the TV comedy series, ‘That's My Bush!’.The show was broadcast on the Comedy Central television network.
  • // 2001
    In 2001, his religious satirical musical, ‘The Book of Mormon’, composed in collaboration with Trey Parker, Robert Lopez, opened on Broadway. The musical received many awards.
  • // 2002
    In 2002, he was featured in the American Academy Award winning documentary film, ‘Bowling for Columbine’. The film won critical acclaim and was also screened at the 2002 Cannes Film Festival.
  • // 2004
    In 2004, he served as the producer, writer and voice actor for the satirical action-comedy film, ‘Team America: World Police’. The film received positive reviews.
  • // 2005 To 2009
    In 2005, 2007, 2008 and 2009, he was the recipient of the Primetime Emmy for the category of ‘Outstanding Animated Program’ for ‘South Park’.
  • // 2006
    In 2006, he was seen as an interviewee in the documentary film, ‘This Film is Not Yet Rated’. The film was based on the Motion Picture Association of America and its rating system.
  • // 2008
    In 2008, he got married to Angela Howard. The couple has been blessed with two children.
  • // 2009
    In 2009, he was the executive producer for the American TV show and feature film, ‘How's Your News?’ It was broadcast every Sunday on MTV network channel.
  • // 2010
    In 2010, he played himself in the documentary film, ‘Rush: Beyond the Lighted Stage’, which was directed by Scot McFadyen and Sam Dunn. The film provided a deep insight into, ‘Rush’, a Canadian progressive rock band.
  • // 2011
    In 2011, he received three Tony Awards for ‘The Book of Mormon’ for the respective categories, ‘Best Musical’, ‘Best Book of a Musical’ and ‘Best Original Score’.
  • // 2011
    In 2011, he received the Grammy Award for the category of ‘Best Musical Show Album’ for ‘The Book of Mormon: Original Cast Recording’.

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Matt Stone's FAQ

  • What is Matt Stone birthday?

    Matt Stone was born at 1971-05-26

  • Where is Matt Stone's birth place?

    Matt Stone was born in Houston

  • What is Matt Stone nationalities?

    Matt Stone's nationalities is American

  • Who is Matt Stone spouses?

    Matt Stone's spouses is Ben Affleck

  • Who is Matt Stone siblings?

    Matt Stone's siblings is Melissa Garner, Susannah Garner

  • Who is Matt Stone childrens?

    Matt Stone's childrens is Samuel Garner Affleck, Seraphina Rose Elizabeth Affleck, Violet Affleck

  • What was Matt Stone universities?

    Matt Stone studied at University of Colorado at Boulder, Heritage High School

  • Which company or organization was founded by Matt Stone?

    Matt Stone was the founder/co-founder of South Park

  • What is Matt Stone's religion?

    Matt Stone's religion is Jewish

  • How tall is Matt Stone?

    Matt Stone's height is 187

  • Who is Matt Stone's father?

    Matt Stone's father is William John

  • Who is Matt Stone's mother?

    Matt Stone's mother is Patricia Ann

  • What is Matt Stone's sun sign?

    Matt Stone is Gemini

  • How famous is Matt Stone?

    Matt Stone is famouse as Actor, Animator, Producer, Director, Songwriter