Matthew Wilder is an American musician, composer and record producer and has a net worth of $12 million. Matthew Wilder earned his net worth as musician, composer, and record producer. He is one of the few artists who were able to escape from the stigma of having only one smash single and yet find more success in the music industry. He was one-half of the Greenwich Village folk group Matthew & Peter in the 1970s. In 1978 he moved to Los Angeles, California, and sang for TV commercials and as a backing vocalist for Rickie Lee Jones and Bette Midler. He is best known for his 1983 Top 5 hit, "Break My Stride". His debut album, I Don't Speak the Language (1983), reached #49 on the Billboard 200 chart, fueled by "Break My Stride", which reached #5 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. He had some continued success with the single "The Kid's American", which reached #33 in 1984. His second LP, 1984′s Bouncin' Off the Walls, flopped. In 1995, he produced No Doubt's multi-platinum debut Tragic Kingdom. Despite the collapse of his solo career, he continued his career in the music industry as a songwriter and as a record producer. His singing voice to the character of Ling and was nominated for an Academy Award for Original Music Score. For theatre, he has once again paired with Zippel to provide the music and lyrics for Princesses, a musical comedy update of Frances Hodgson Burnett's novel A Little Princess. The production ran at the 5th Avenue Theatre in Seattle but has yet to open on Broadway. He also worked with singer Miley Cyrus on her Hannah Montana song, "Girls Night Out". In 2007, he has also done production work on Australian singer-songwriter Mig Ayesa's self-titled album. He has helped with production on Hayden Panettiere's album. Matthew Wilder was born on January 24, 1953 in Manhattan, New York, New York.