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Matt Roloff Net Worth, Biography & Wiki 2017
Matthew James Roloff was born on 7 October 1961, in San Francisco, California, USA. He is well known as a motivational speaker, entrepreneur, farmer, author and actor. Matt has dwarfism, and rose to the prominence during the reality show “Little People, Big World” broadcast on TLC reality television.
Matt Roloff Net Worth $4.5 Million
So just how rich is Matt Rolloff? Sources have estimated that currently the net worth of Matt Roloff is $4.5 million, which has been earned through many sources including acting, farming successful business deals and speaking.
Matt Roloff’s parents are of average height, however Matt suffered from diastrophic dysplasia since his birth and has had many operations because of that. Matt has lots of endeavors to earn his wealth. One of them is Roloff Farm, currently 80 acres, which is visited every year by more than 30,000 visitors who enjoy the underground tunnels, mine shaft, volleyball court, soccer field, a castle, a treehouse, pirate ship and loads of pumpkins.
The career of the actor Matt, began with a small role in the film “Under the Rainbow” (1981) directed by Steve Rash. Afterwards, he appeared in the Star Wars franchise film “Ewoks: The Battle for Endor” (1985) directed by Jim Wheat and Ken Wheat. However, Roloff rose to prominence in 2005 when starring in the reality TV series “Little People, Big World, which has so far aired for seven seasons, and is filmed almost all year round. Matt Roloff is also the executive producer of the show, which has proven very successful and consistently attracted a large audience, and therefore considerably enhanced Matt Roloff’s net worth.
Matt Roloff has also been invited onto a large number of television shows as a guest, including “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition”, “Chelsea Lately”, “The Bonnie Hunt Show”, “Rachael Ray”, “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno”, “Good Morning America”, “The View” and “The Oprah Winfrey Show”. Of course, all have contributed to Matt’s net worth.
Another source of Matt’s net worth is motivational speaking. He is a member of National Speakers Association and is usually heard covering the topics of sales leadership, and overcoming the odds, both physical and mental. What is more, Roloff is an author, and has published two books: “Against Tall Odds: Being a David in a Goliath World” (1999) and “Little Family, Big Values: Lessons in Love, Respect and Understanding for Families of Any Size” (2007). These successful books have also added to Matt Roloff’s net worth.
Yet another source of Roloff’s income is in information technology. Silicon Valley companies have been the places where Matt has been employed as a computer programmer, when his other activities have allowed.
In his personal life, in 1987 Matt married his wife Amy Roloff, who is also of a short height as she has achondroplasia. They have four children together, one of whom suffers achondroplasia, too, but the other three are of average height. However, in 2014 the couple separated. Currently, Matt resides in Hillsboro, Oregon USA.