Matthew Modine biography, age, net worth, wife, family, and children.
Matthew Modine, born Matthew Avery Modine, is an actor, activist, and filmmaker from the United States.
Biography & Profile Summary
Born on 22 March 1959, Matthew Modin’s age is 64 Years Old as of 2023. He was born and brought up in a middle-class family in Loma Linda, California, United States. He holds an American nationality and has his belief in the Mormon religion. Later their family shifted to Imperial Beach, California, US. He studied at the Mar Vista High School in 1977.
Matthew Modine pursued his further education at Serge Dedina University, Imperial Beach, California, US. From the very beginning of his childhood days, he was more into extra-curricular activities and not more into studies.
|Full Name||Matthew Avery Modine|
|Net Worth||$10 Million|
|Date of Birth||22 March 1959|
|Age||64 Years Old|
|Birth Place||Loma Linda, California, United States|
|Currently Live In||Loma Linda|
|Profession||Actor, Activist and Filmmaker|
|Debut||TV Series: ABC Afterschool Special (1982)|
Music Video: Crazy for You (1985)
Film: Baby It’s You (1983)
|Years Active||1982 – Present|
|Famous Role||Private/Sergeant J.T. “Joker” Davis in the Film Full Metal Jacket (1987)|
|Ethnicity||English, Swedish, Scottish, German, Dutch and Danish Descent|
|Hometown||Loma Linda, California|
|School/High School||Mar Vista High School, Imperial Beach, California, United States|
|College/University||Serge Dedina University, Imperial Beach, California, United States|
Matthew Modine Family, Wife & Relationships
Matthew Modine’s parents are Mark Alexander and Dolores Modine. His father’s name is Mark Alexander Modine who used to manage the drive-in theaters and her mother’s name is Dolores Modine, who worked as a bookkeeper.
He also has six siblings. His four brother’s names are Mark Modine, Russell Modine, and Michael Modine who are all actors, while his brother Maury Modine is a politician. His two sisters’ names are Elizabeth Modine and Marcia Modine both are actresses too.
Matthew Modine’s marital status is married. He is married to Caridad Rivera in the year 1980, who is also an actress. Back then she was a makeup and wardrobe stylist from Puerto Rico with Spanish and African ancestry.
They have two children. His son’s name is Boman Mark Rivera Modine who is an assistant director for films and his daughter’s name is Ruby Modine who is an actress, Ballet dancer, and singer.
Before Caridad, he dated Jenny McShane, Brenda Schad, and Agni Scott as well.
|Father Name||Mark Alexander Modine|
|Mother Name||Dolores Modine|
|Brother Name||Mark Modine|
|Sister Name||Elizabeth Modine|
Jenny McShane (Ex)
Brenda Schad (Ex)
Agni Scott (Ex)
|Wife Name||Caridad Rivera|
|Children||Boman Mark Rivera Modine (Son)|
Ruby Modine (Daughter)
Matthew Modine Height & Weight
Matthew Modine is a surprisingly young-looking and handsome actor in the American music industry and Hollywood. He is known for his charming hot looks and boldly attractive personality. Modine has a wonderfully cute smile and dashing hairstyle which is highly admired by his fans.
Modine owns a nice body build-up with his biceps measuring 15 inches. Modine is 6 feet and 3 inches tall in height and weighs around 80 Kg. He has black-blue colored hair and beautiful blue color eyes.
|Height (approx)||in centimeters: 192 cm|
in meters: 1.92 m
in feet inches: 6’ 3”
|Weight (approx)||in kilograms: 80 kg|
in pounds: 176 lbs
Matthew Modine started his career as an actor in an American TV show. In the year 1982, he worked in an episode of ‘ABC Afterschool Special’ as Randy.
In the year 1983, he did 3 films titled ‘’Baby It’s You’re as Steve, ‘Private School’ as Jim Green, and ‘Streamers’ as Billy.
He again did 3 films titled ‘The Hotel New Hampshire’ as Chip Dove / Ernst, ‘Birdy’ as Birdy, and ‘Mrs. Soffel’ as Jack Biddle in 1984.
In the year 1985, he starred in the film ‘Vision Quest’ as London Swain. This year he appeared in 2 music videos titled ‘Crazy for You’ and ‘Gambler’both has sung by Madonna from the film ‘Vision Quest’.
He did 2 films which were ‘Full Metal Jacket’ as Seargent J.T. ‘Joker’ Davis and ‘Orphans’ as Treat in 1987.
In 1988 he again starred in 2 films which were ‘’Married to the Mob’ as FBI Agent Mike Downey and ‘The Gamble’ as Fransesco Sacredo. The same year he also worked in an episode of the series ‘American Playhouse’ as Eugene O’Neill. He starred as Joe Slovak in the movie ‘’Gross Anatomy’ in 1989.
In the year 1990, he did 2 films which were ‘Memphis Belle’ as Captain Dennis Dearborn and ‘Pacific Heights’ as Drake Goodman.
In the year 1992, he again did 2 films titled ‘Equinox’ as Henry Petosa / Freddy ‘Ace’ and ‘Wind’ as Will Parker.
He was in the year 1993, the co-producer, co-director, and co-writer of the short film ‘When I Was A Boy’. The same year he worked in a short film as Boy as Middle-Aged Man / Boy As Old Man titled ‘The Tree’. This year he also worked in the film ‘Short Cuts’ as Dr. Ralph Wyman and a TV film titled ‘And the Band Played On’ as Dr. Don Francis.
More on Career
In 1994, he directed and produced the film ‘Smoking’ and worked in the film ‘The Browning Version’ as Frank Hunter. The same year he did the TV film ‘Jacob’ as the lead role of Jacob.
In the year 1995, he worked in 3 films titled ‘Bye Bye Love’ as Dave Goldman, ‘Fluke’ as Thomas P. Johnson / Voice of Fluke, and ‘Cutthroat Island’ as William Shaw.
In 1997, he was the writer, director, and producer of the short film ‘Ecce Pirate’. The same year he worked in the movies ‘The Blackout’ as Matty, ‘The Maker’ as Walter Schmeiss, and ‘The Real Blonde’ as Joe. The same year he did the TV film ‘What the Deaf Man Heard’ with Sammy Ayers.
In 1998, he worked in an episode of the series ‘American Experience’ as Lawrence Swoboda and the TV film ‘The American’ as Christopher Newman.
In 1999, he did an uncredited film in which he was the Movie-Within-Movie Actor titled ‘Notting Hill’. He worked in the movie ‘If… Dog… Rabbit’ as Johnnie Cooper and was also the director and writer of this movie. This year he also worked in ‘Any Given Sunday’ as Dr. Ollie Powers.
In the year 2000, he worked in 3 films titled ‘Very Mean Men’ as Bartender, ‘Bamboozled’ starring as himself, and ‘The Shipment’ as Mitch Garett. The same year he worked in the TV film ‘Flowers for Algernon’ as Charlie Gordon.
In 2001, he starred in 3 movies titled ‘’Nobody’s Baby’ as Sonny, ‘In The Shadows’ as Eric O’Byrne, and ‘The Shipment’ as Mitch Garett. The same year he starred in 2 episodes of the series titled ‘Jack and the Beanstalk: The Real Story’ as Jack Robinson. In 2002, he worked in the TV film ‘Redeemer’ as Paul freeman.
In 2003, he again did 3 movies titled ‘Overnight’ as himself, ‘Le Divorce’ as Tellman, and ‘Hollywood North’ as Bobby Myers. The same year he worked in an episode of the series ‘The West Wing’ as Marco Artens, 2 episodes of ‘Hitler: The Rise of Evil’ as Fritz Gerlich, and in a TV film ‘Expert Witness’.
In 2004, he did the film ‘Funkey Monkey’ as Alec McCall. The same year he worked on the TV film ‘The Winning Season’ as Honus Wagner. This year he also played the role of Paul in the theater show titled ‘Finishing The Picture’ in the goodman Theater, Chicago.
In 2005, he worked in 3 movies titled ‘Transporter 2’ as Senator Jeff Billings’, ‘Mary’ as Tony Childress / Jesus, and ‘Opa!’ as Eric. The same year he worked in an episode each of ‘Law & Order: Special Victims Unit’ as Gordon Rickett and ‘Into The West’ as Samson Wheeler. This year he was the subject of the song ‘Matthew Modine’ by Pony Up.
In the year 2006, he worked in the movie ‘Kettle of fish’ as Mel and was also the executive producer of this movie. The same year he worked in 8 episodes of ‘The Bedford Diaries’ as Professor Jake Macklin. The same year he played the role of Skip in the theater show titled ‘Resurrection Blues’ in the Old Vic, London.
In 2007, he did 3 films titled ‘Go Go Tales’ as Johnie Ruby, ‘Have Dreams, Will Travel’ as Ben’s Father, and ‘The Neighbour’ as Jeff. The same year he starred in 12 episodes of the series ‘Weeds’ and in an episode of the short TV series titled ‘Good Morning Agrestic’ both as Sullivan Groff.
In 2008, he was the writer, director, and producer of the short film ‘I Think I Thought’ and also worked in it as Joe. The same year he directed, produced, and wrote the movie ‘To Kill an American’. This year he also voiced in the short film ‘Santa, the Fascist Years’ as the narrator and in the film in English version of ‘’Mia and the Migoo’ as Mr. Houston / Godfrey. This year he also worked in the film ‘The Garden of Eden’ as David’s father. The same year he worked in the famous TV film ‘Sex and the Lies in Sin city’ as Ted Binion.
In the year 2009, he worked in the film ‘Little Fish, Strange Pond’ as Mr. Jack and he was also the executive producer of it. The same year he played the role of Atticus Finch in the theater show ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ held at Hartford Stage, Hartford.
In 2010, he worked in the film ‘The Trail’ as Mac and was also the executive producer of it. The same year he also voiced in the English version of the movie ‘A Cat in Paris’ as Lucas. This year he also worked in the theater show ‘The Miracle Worker’ as Captain Keller held at Broadway, New York.
In the year 2011, he worked in the short film ‘Jesus was a Commie’ as John Doe and was also the writer, director, and producer of this film. The same year he produced the film ‘Sunchasers’ and executive produced the short film and worked in it titled ‘The Flying House’ as Bertie. This year he also voiced in the English version of the movie ‘Wrinkles’ as Juan. This year he also did the TV film ‘Too Big To Fall’ starring as John Thain.
In 2012, he was the director, producer, and writer of 2 short films titled ‘Somebody’ and ‘Plastic Jesus’. The same year he did 2 films ‘Girl in Progress’ as Dr. Harford and ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ as Peter Foley.
In 2013, he executive produce the film ‘’Cheatin’’’ and worked in the films ‘Jobs’ as John Sculley and ‘Family Weekend’ as Duncan Dungy.
The same year he worked in 2 episodes of ‘CAT 8’ as Dr. Michael Ranger and in the TV film ‘Anatomy of Violence’ as Convict #3. This year he also played the role of Himself in the theater show titled ‘Matthew Modine Saves the Alpacas’ held at the Geffen Playhouse, Los Angeles.
In 2014, he was the associate producer of the short film ‘Hyperion’. This year he also worked in the short film ‘Guests’ as Theodore Foster and ‘Altar’ as Alec Hamilton.
In 2015, he worked as a narrator in the documentary film produced by him titled ‘The Brainwashing of My Dad’ and also starred in the film ‘The Heyday of the Insensitive Bastards’ as Theodore Foster.
The same year he executive produced the short film ‘Last Days of Coney Island’. This year he was also the narrator of the film ‘Unity’ and the writer and producer of the movie ‘Merry Xmas’ as Abe. This year he also starred in 10 episodes of the series ‘Proof’ as Ivan Turing.
As of 2023, Matthew Modine’s net worth is $10 million. Modine mainly earns through his acting in various films, TV series, and theater shows.