Dwarfism is a short stature that can be difficult to handle — at the same time — this medical condition has also brought success to many people who have it. Media personalities like Warwick Davis and Peter Dinklage are popular actors in the entertainment industry. Other than them, another famous dwarf face happens to be Matthew James “Matt” Roloff — rose to prominence due to his stature.
Matt — is an all-rounder — is an American actor, farmer, author, business entrepreneur, and motivational speaker. He is also best known for participating in the TLC reality television program “Little People, Big World” with his family.
Stay till the end and discover Matt Roloff’s essential facts and get familiar with his net worth and personal details!
Where Is Matt Roloff From And Family Details
Matt Roloff is originally from San Francisco, California. He was born on 7th October 1961, to Ron and Peggy Roloff, reaching the age of 58 as of 2020.
More to his family details, Matt is not the only child of his family; He has a younger brother named Sam, an artist and founder of Back-Story Underpainting and a middle brother named Joshua. Unfortunately, his middle brother, born with severe heart malformation, died at the 34 in 1999.
Moreover, Matt was also born with Diastrophic Dysplasia due to which he had fifteen operations when he was a child.
Moving on, his attendance in high school and college are not available at the moment.
Start Of Career In Different Field
Matt Roloff first began his career in 1990 after he bought a fixer-upper farmhouse on 34-acres in Helvetia, Oregon. His farm now features pumpkins, private ships on a lake, full-size Medieval castle, three-story treehouse, regulation soccer field, mine shaft, and tunnels. By 2010, Matt was able to expand his property by 80-acre.
Later, Matt also appeared in the movie “Under the Rainbow” as an extra. Soon after his start in the entertainment industry, he made an appearance in the Star Wars, Ewoks: The Battle for Endor, Pirates of the Caribbean.
More to his career, Matt worked as a computer programmer for Silicon Valley and sold software to Fortune 500 companies. He made his career strong as he became an avid motivational speaker. He was listed with the American Program Bureau and became a member of the National Speakers Association.
Show Little People Big World: Wedding Farm
Matt Roloff — executive producer — of the show — Little People, Big World, was released in August 2005 with six seasons. Matt, along with his family, was featured in the show where he was seen taking a job in computer sales and as a consultant before traveling to Iraq. His trip to Iraq became the subject of the season after his entire family appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show.
Later in 2012, Matt Roloff appeared in a spin-off called Little People Big World: Wedding Farm and in March 2013 — Little People, Big World: Conquering Mt. St. Helens.
Matt Roloff’s Net Worth
As people are familiar with Matt Roloff’s career and achievements, undoubtedly, he has amassed huge wealth.
As of 2020, Matt has an estimated net worth of $4.5 million, according to his Celebrity Net Worth. It is not a surprise — looking at his impressive net worth from all his endeavors.
Who Is Matt Dating?
Matt Roloff is currently dating one of his long-term employees Caryn Chandler. It is not known from when they started dating.
- However, according to distractify.com, Matt and Caryn had been together for a year.
Divorce Reason Infidelity
Interestingly, before dating Caryn, Matt was a married man and was married to Amy Roloff. Like Matt, Amy also has dwarfism, and the couple first met in a Little People of America convention. Shortly after their meeting, they began dating and eventually got engaged.
In September 1987, Matt and Amy walked down the aisle and exchanged their wedding knots. During their marriage period, the couple welcomed four off-springs — fraternal twins Zachary and Jeremy Roloff (born in 1990), Molly Roloff (born in 1993), and Jacob Roloff (born in 1997).
- Matt Roloff and Amy Roloff with their children (Photo: eceleb-gossip.com)
Sadly, after being together for three decades, their marriage was ended finalizing their divorce in May 2016.
More to the failed marriage, the reason behind their divorce was said to be Matt’s infidelity. The rumors of Matt being unfaithful with his wife was quickly surfaced after Matt and Caryn announced their relationship.
However, the rumors of Matt’s infidelity have not been confirmed as both the parties have not given a word to the matter.