Matthew Broderick Net Worth

Net Worth

What is Matthew Broderick’s net worth and salary?

Matthew Broderick is an American actor who has a net worth of $200 million. This is a net worth combined with Broderick’s wife Sarah Jessica Parker. Although Matthew Broderick is probably best known for his iconic role in Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, he has a long list of other impressive credits to his name. Matthew clearly peaked in his career in the 80’s and 90’s and was one of Hollywood’s biggest actors in the business. Outside of film, Broderick is a Tony Award-winning stage actor. He received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2006.


Matthew John Broderick was born on March 21, 1962 in Manhattan, New York. Broderick’s mother was a playwright, while his father was an actor who served in World War II. Matthew got involved in the world of acting from a young age, and by the time he reached high school he was already a trained actor with connections to HB Studio. His first major acting role was in a theater production alongside his father.


Matthew Broderick’s involvement in theater helped him get noticed. After receiving strong critical praise for his role in the off-Broadway play “Torch Song Trilogy,” he began booking roles in major Broadway productions. Soon enough, the young actor won Tony awards.

With a solid foundation in the theater world, Broderick transitioned easily into film roles. His first major films were ‘Max Dugan Returns’ and ‘WarGames’, the latter a major box office success. After moving on to 1985’s Ladyhawk, Matthew booked what is probably his most famous role in Ferris Bueller’s Day Off. Critics loved the film, which was based on a script written in less than a week. The film was also a box office success, grossing over $70 million on a $5.8 million budget. More recently, “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” is still popular with teenage audiences.

Broderick’s next two major films were both war-related. First, he played an Air Force research assistant in “Project X.” To close out the 80s, Matthew then appeared as an American Civil War officer in the 1989 film ‘Glory’. He began the 90s with a voice acting role as adult Simba in Disney’s iconic film ‘The Lion King’. Following the car crash controversy, Broderick found considerable success in dark comedies such as “The Cable Guy” and “Election.”

In the 1990s, Matthew also returned to the Broadway stage with numerous performances in various musicals, winning another Tony Award for “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying.” He also won critical acclaim for his role in the stage version of “The Producers” and was nominated for another Tony Award (this one back in exchange for his “The Producers” co-star).

In the 2000s, Broderick continued to focus on stage acting. He booked a central role in 2005’s ‘The Odd Couple’ before playing a college professor in ‘The Philanthropist’ throughout 2009. In 2012, he appeared in another musical called ‘Nice Work if You Se can get”. In 2019, he traveled to London’s West End to appear in ‘The Starry Messenger’. Towards the end of the decade, it was announced that Broderick would return to television with a starring role in Netflix’s Daybreak. The series debuted in 2019 and was canceled after one season.

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In 1997, Matthew Broderick married Sarah Jessica Parker. In 2002, they had their first child together. In 2009, the pair had twins through a surrogate mother.


In 1987, Matthew Broderick drove in the wrong lane in Ireland, resulting in a head-on collision with another car. Matthew suffered a concussion, multiple fractures and a collapsed lung, while his pass walked away relatively unscathed. However, the occupants of the other car, a mother and her daughter, were killed on the spot.

At one point the Irish authorities considered banning Broderick for up to five years, but until the next they let him off with a £100 fine. Many observers, including relatives of the victims, have questioned whether the justice system was swayed by Broderick’s celebrity status.

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In March 2011, Sarah and Matthew spent $18.995 million on a house in New York City. They continued to spend millions renovating the property before listing it for $24.99 million in 2012. , they struggled to find a buyer willing to reimburse them for what they would spend to renovate. In the end, they were forced to sell for just $18.25 million, swallowing many millions after renovation expenses were factored in.

In 2016, Sarah and Matthew spent a whopping $34.5 million on two side-by-side NYC homes. They combined the property into one brand new mansion with 14,000 square meters of living space, 2,100 square meters of outdoor space and 50 meters of street frontage.

While finishing their ambitious property development project in New York, they were living in a nearby house that they bought in 2000 for $2.995 million. They also renovated this property. They lived in this house for much of the two decades between 2000 and 2002. In January 2020, the couple put this house up for sale for $19 million. It took exactly one year to finally download. In the end, they accepted $15 million.

They also own two modest homes in the Hamptons neighborhood of Amagansett, which were upgraded in 2006 for a total of $6.6 million. Broderick and Parker also own property in a part of Ireland where Matthew spent his summers as a child.

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