Last Updated: February 5, 2024
Richest CelebritiesActors
Net Worth:
$20 Million
Feb 13, 1960 (64 years old)
6 ft 3 in (1.93 m)
Actor, Film Producer
United States of America
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    What is Matt Salinger net worth?

    Matt Salinger is an American actor and producer who has a net worth of $20 million. Matt Salinger has carved out a successful acting career of his own, but he is perhaps best known for being the son of reclusive "The Catcher in the Rye" author J.D. Salinger.

    As an actor, Matt's best known roles are as Danny Burke in 1984's "Revenge of the Nerds" and Captain America in the 1990 movie "Captain America."

    Salinger has produced several independent films, including "Let the Devil Wear Black" and "Mojave Moon. He also produced the award winning play, "The Syringa Tree."

    Matt Salinger was born on February 13, 1960, in Windsor, Vermont. His mother Claire Douglas was the daughter of art critic Robert Langton Douglas. Matt has an older sister named Margaret who was born in 1950. Claire and J.D. divorced in 1967. Matt and Margret lived with their mother but remained close to their father who actually built a house directly across the street from their mother's new home. He continued living at this home until his death in 2010.

    Matt attended North Country School in Keene, New York, followed by Phillips Academy Andover then Princeton, but he graduated from Columbia with dual degrees in drama and art history.

    Over the years Matt Salinger has always been a devoted to protecting his father's privacy.

    (Photo By Eduardo Parra/Europa Press via Getty Images)

    In 1999, his sister wrote a memoir about her childhood called, "Dream Catcher." A few weeks after the book was published, Matt wrote a critical letter to The New York Observer disapproving of his sister's comments regarding their childhood.

    Matt married jewelry designer, Betsy Becker, in 1985. They live in Fairfield County, Connecticut with their two sons, Gannon and Avery. They paid $2.45 million for their home in November 2004. Today the 2+ acre property is likely worth $5+ million.

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