Matthew Roloff Net Worth

Matthew Roloff Net Worth is
$4.5 Million

Matthew Roloff Biography

Born Matthew James Roloff on the 7th October 1961, in San Francisco, California USA, he is an actor, television personality, author, farmer, motivational speaker, producer and entrepreneur, probably best known for participating with his family in the reality TV series “Little People, Big World” (2006-2017), which aired on TLC. He also appeared in the film “Ewoks: The Battle for Endor” (1985) as an Ewok, and as an extra in the movie “Under the Rainbow” (1981).

Have you ever wondered how rich Matthew Roloff is, as of late 2017? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Roloff’s net worth is as high as $4.5 million, an amount earned through his successful career as an actor, author, and entrepreneur, which has been active since the mid- ‘80s.

Matthew Roloff Net Worth $4.5 Million

Matthew Roloff had a rather difficult childhood, mostly because he was born with diastrophic dysplasia, which is a form of a degenerative dwarfism, and in order just to function as a normal people, Matt had to undergo fifteen operations. However, his parents Ronald and Peggy Roloff are of average height. Mat grew up with three siblings, his older sister Ruth is of average height, middle brother Joshua who died in 1999 at age 34 and younger brother Sam who also has diastrophic dysplasia, and is in need of crutches to be able to walk.

In the beginning of his successful career, Roloff worked as a computer programmer for Silicon Valley and Altos Computer Systems in the late 1980s. In 1987, Matthew attended Little People of America Convention, where he met Amy Knight who is also a short person with achondroplasia. Mat and Amy became a couple, and they married on the 12th September 1987. Matthew then decided to sell his software system to Fortune 500 companies, and move to Beaverton, Oregon where he started working for Sequent Computer Systems.

The TLC Reality show “Little People, Big World” originally aired on 4th March 2006, and chronicled Roloff’s family and the family farm in Helvetia, Oregon. The last season was aired in 2010, but after that, TLC released specials, and the spin-off series “Little People, Big World: Wedding Farm”; in 2013 the show was renewed, and aired on TLC until May 2017, further increasing Matthew’s net worth.

Matthew is a member of National Speakers Association, where he is working as a motivational speaker for many companies like “Wal-Mart”, “United Healthcare” and “Tyson Foods”. He also speaks at institutions and universities, and he has spoken for many associations such as “The Manitoba Childcare Association”, “Association of Legal Administrators” and “Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center”. Through his career, Roloff has appeared as a celebrity guest on the “Rachael Ray”, “The Bonnie Hunt Show”, “Oprah Winfrey Show” and many other talk shows, which has also added to his net worth.

As an author, Roloff has written two books; in 1999, “Against Tall Odds: Being a David in a Goliath World” with the help of ghostwriter Tracy Summer, and in 2007 “Little Family, Big Values: Lessons in Love, Respect, and Understanding for Families of Any Size”, the sales of both of which increased his wealth.

Regarding his personal life, as a couple, Matthew and Amy Roloff have four children. In 1990 they had twins Jeremy and Zachary Roloff – Zachary was born with achondroplasia like his mother.

They also have a daughter Molly, born in 1993, and the youngest child Jacob, born 1997. While Amy was pregnant with twins, the couple moved to the Portland area and bought a fixer-upper farmhouse; Roloff built it to Roloff Farm that appeared on “Little People, Big World. Unfortunately, in May 2016, Amy and Matt divorced, after 26 years of marriage.

Matthew has undertaken counselling in the past after a couple of alleged DUI incidents, but no convictions.

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Quick Facts

Full NameMatthew Roloff
Net Worth$4.5 Million
Date Of BirthOctober 7, 1961
Place Of BirthSan Francisco, California USA
Height1.22 m, 1.22 m
SpouseAmy Roloff (m. 1987–2016)
ChildrenJeremy Roloff, Zachary Roloff, Jacob Roloff, Molly Roloff
ParentsPeggy Roloff, Ron Roloff
SiblingsRuth Roloff, Sam Roloff, Joshua Roloff
MoviesLittle People, Big World (2006), Ewoks: The Battle for Endor (1985)
TV ShowsLittle People, Big World: Wedding Farm (2012), Under the Rainbow (1981), 4th Annual Amy Roloff Charity Golf Event (Video, 2012), TMZ on TV (2010), Rachael Ray (TV Series, 2006-2010)

Interesting Facts

1Brother of Sam Roloff.
2Former president of Little People of America.
3Has a form of dwarfism called diastrophic dysplasia.
4Father of Jeremy Roloff, Zachary Roloff, Molly Roloff, and Jacob Roloff. Son of Peggy Roloff and Ron Roloff.




Little People, Big WorldTV Series documentary co-producer - 30 episodes, 2008 - 2010 producer - 9 episodes, 2008 - 2012 executive producer - 8 episodes, 2013 - 2016
Little People, Big World: Wedding Farm2012TV Series documentary executive producer - 6 episodes


Ewoks: The Battle for Endor1985TV MovieEwok
Under the Rainbow1981Hotel Rainbow Guest (as Matt Roloff)


Little People, Big World2006-2017TV Series documentaryHimself
Little People, Big World: Wedding Farm2012TV Series documentaryHimself
4th Annual Amy Roloff Charity Golf Event2012VideoHimself
Extreme Makeover: Home Edition2011TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Rachael Ray2006-2010TV SeriesHimself
Chelsea Lately2010TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2010TV SeriesHimself
The Bonnie Hunt Show2009TV SeriesHimself
The Oprah Winfrey Show2003-2008TV SeriesHimself
Little People, Big Dreams2005TV Movie documentaryHimself
Big Enough2004DocumentaryHimself (uncredited)
Little People1982DocumentaryHimself (uncredited)

Archive Footage

TMZ on TV2010TV SeriesHimself
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