Matthew Modine
Matthew Modine
Celebrated Name: Matthew Modine
Real Name/Full Name: Matthew Avery Modine
Gender: Male
Age: 65 years old
Birth Date: 22 March 1959
Birth Place: Loma Linda, California, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.91 m
Weight: 74 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Caridad Rivera (m. 1980)
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (Ruby Modine, Boman Mark Rivera Modine)
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is Matthew Modine Gay?: No
Profession: Actor, Filmmaker, Activist
Salary: $1.7 million/year
Net Worth in 2024: $12 million
Last Updated: June 2024

If you are a lover of movies, you might have watched the legendary film Full Metal Jacket. Matthew Modine had played the role of Pvt. Joker in this 1987 film.

Apart from that, this actor is known for his role in other movies like Pacific heights, Birdy and recently, he bagged the role of Dr. Martin Brenner in the famous Netflix original series named Stranger Things. Apart from his talent in the field of acting, Matthew is also known to be an environmentalist.

Maybe you know about Matthew Modine very well But do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, We have prepared this article about details of Matthew Modine’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, wife, girlfriend, dating, divorce, kids, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

Matthew was born in 1959 in California. He was born to Dolores and Mark, and he grew up with his six siblings, whose names are Mark Modine, Michael Modine, Elizabeth Modine, Maury Modine, Marcia Modine and Russell Modine. He must have developed an interest in acting since he is the nephew of Nola Modine Fairbanks.

Matthew graduated from mar Vista high school in 1977. After that, he decided to transfer to New York to study further.

Age, Height, Weight and Body Measurements

Being born on 22 March 1959, Matthew Modine is 65 years old as of today’s date 22nd June 2024. His height is 1.91 m tall, and weight is 74 kg.

Personal Life: wife, girlfriend, dating, divorce, kids

Matthew Modine With Wife Caridad Rivera
Matthew Modine With Wife Caridad Rivera

Matthew Modine has been married to Caridad Rivera since the year 1980. The couple is blessed with two children, whose names are Boman and Ruby.


In 1983, Matthew made his debut with the movie named Baby It’s You. In the same year, he also got a role in the sex comedy named Private School, where he acted alongside Phoebe Cates and Betsy Russell.

After that, Matthew got noticed by Robert Altman (director) due to his amazing performance in his debut film. Robert decided to cast him in his film adaptation of Streamers- a play by David Rabe. Also, he got an opportunity to act in Vision Quest in 1985, which Harold Becker directed.

Matthew kept receiving roles after that- he played Mike Downey in the comedy Married To The Mob in 1988. He played Treat in the film adaptation of the play Orphans by Lyle Kessler.

In 1987, he bagged a role in the epic movie Full Metal Jacket which made him receive lots of positive appreciation. After that, Matthew did not have to turn back since he kept receiving numerous roles every year.

Matthew has received many nominations and awards for his role in And The Band Played On (a movie on HIV/ AIDS) and his character in the dark comedy named What The Deaf Man Heard.

After that, he was widely praised for his role as Atticus Finch In To Kill A Mockingbird- a stage adaptation of the famous novel of Harper Lee. The play was so marvellous that it became one of the most successful plays in the theatre’s history.

He also acted in the 2010 movie named The Trial, and the movie went on to receive lots of awards because of its remarkable story, courtroom drama, murder mystery and so on. He had also acted in 2 independent films, namely Family Weekend and Girl Progress, both in 2011.

He also acted as Peter Foley in Christopher Nolan’s famous movie The Dark Knight Rises in 2012. In recent times, Matthew bagged the role of Dr. Martin Brenner in Stranger Things.

The artist had also created his self-parody comedy Named Matthew Modine Saves The Alpacas At Los Angeles.

Awards & Achievements

  • Along with Jen Senko and Adam Rackoff, Matthew received Impact Docs Award in 2016 for the documentary feature named The Brainwashing Of My Dad.
  • He had received the Emmy Award twice.
  • He received the German Independence Award- Special Mention at the Oldenburg Film Festival in 2012 for the short film Jesus Was A Commie- he shared it with Terence Ziggler.

Net Worth & Salary of Matthew Modine in 2024

Matthew Modine NET WORTH
Matthew Modine NET WORTH

As of June 2024, Matthew has a net worth of $12 million. His net worth mostly came from him being a talented artist in movies and TV series, and he had acted in many plays at theatre. He resides with his wife and 2 children in the United States.

Apart from his acting skills, Matthew is known to be an environmentalist, where he has often supported more and more usage of cycles to curb the increasing air pollution. Matthew has chosen cycle as his main mode of transportation, and he actually uses it to go to New York City from Utah. We hope to hear more about this magnificent person in the future.


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