His full name if Matthew Raymond Dilon and when we talk about some of the most accomplished actors and directors, it is quite obvious that we cannot but talk about Matt Dilon. Over the past 54 years he has been able to script a successful story around him. Hence, if we decide to write a biography about Matt, it is quite obvious that there could be quite a few things which could be written.

There is no denying the fact that he is very handsome and good looking and therefore he has thousands of women followers and fans. Coming to his acting, Matt Dilon made his debut in the year 1979 with the movie Over the Edge. He was just 15 years then and since then he was scripted many success stories as far as acting and directing is concerned.

Dilon was born on February 18, 1964. His movie The Flamingo Kid was a big hit and even today it is talked about and even appreciated by those who do not belong to his age group. Let us try and have a look at his life and achievements which we are sure will be appreciated and liked by thousands of his fans.

Early Life

Dilon was born in New Rochelle, New York. His father was Paul Dilon who was a sales manager and painter for Union Camp. He also was a successful bear toy manufacturer. His mother Mary Ellen was a homemaker. He is one among the six siblings and one of his brothers was also an actor by the name Kevin Dilon. He belongs to an Irish descent and there also is some German and Scottish ancestry in him. Matt was brought up in Mamaroneck, New York and he was brought up in a conservative Roman Catholic family.

Personal Life

Let us now briefly look at the personal life of Matt. It would be pertinent to mention here that there is nothing much known about him being married and affairs or a potential divorce. However, it is fact that he has a passionate three year relationship with the famous and gorgeous Cameron Diaz. However, sadly the relationship broke up in 1998. Beyond that nothing much is known about his life and affairs and love with girls and women.

Net Worth

He is commercially very successful and the overall net worth of Matt Dilon is estimated to be around $40 million.


There is no denying the fact that the career of Matt Dion has been extremely successful and eventful. It all started way back in the year 1979. As mentioned above, his first movie was Over the Edge. It was well received and since then he has acted in around fifty four films. The last one by the name The House That Jack Built is in post production and he also has signed up in a film by the name Fonzo the dates for which are yet to be announced.

It also would be pertinent to mention that Matt has won quite a bit of appreciation for his acting and has won a number of awards in his long and eventful career. He has won a whopping seventeen awards which certainly is a great achievement by any standards.

Last Modified: 30 Apr, 2018

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