9 Things You Didn’t Know About Matt Damon

  
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Matt Damon is one of those Hollywood stars where it really seems he can do no wrong. He is recognized not only as one of the industry’s most popular actors, but is also one of the highest-grossing of all time with work leading him to one Oscar and two Golden Globes, among several other accolades. While he may be one of Hollywood’s biggest stars, he is also one that stays out of the spotlight and out of headlines, making him even more interesting to fans! So, here are 9 things you never knew about Matt Damon:

9. Education

Matt Damon first attended Cambridge Alternative School before going to Cambridge Rindge and Latin School where he was a very good student. Afterwards, at the urging of his parents, Damon attended Harvard University, but ended up dropping out only 12 credits short of graduating in order to pursue acting full-time.

Photo by Picture Perfect / Rex Features

Photo by Picture Perfect / Rex Features

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8. Net Worth

So how much is one Hollywood’s most “bankable” stars worth? Well, it seems Matt Damon has an estimated net worth of a whopping $140 million! Back in 1995, Damon was paid $20,000 to appear in The Good Old Boys and only four years later he was paid $5,000,000 to star in The Talented Mr. Ripley. Almost a decade later and he was paid $20,000,000 for 2007’s The Bourne Ultimatum and a whopping $25,000,000 for The Martian! With the pay days Damon pulls in and box office blockbusters he delivers, it is safe to say he won’t have to worry about his finances ever again.

Photo by Matt Baron/BEI/Shutterstock

Photo by Matt Baron/BEI/Shutterstock

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