What is Matthew Sprouse Famous for? Her Age, Childs, Spouse

April 18, 2024
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Who is Matthew Sprouse?

Matthew Sprouse is an American TV producer and school teacher, but is best known as the father of twins Dylan and Cole Sprouse who rose to stardom with roles in “The Suite Life of Zack & Cody” and “I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus”, among others.


Matthew Sprouse Wiki: Age, Childhood, and Education

Matthew Sprouse was born on 16 November 1963 in the USA. He’s been very secretive about his early life and hasn’t revealed where he was born, and hasn’t talked about his parents, never revealing their names and profession.

In regards to his education, he matriculated from a local high school in the USA after which he enrolled into college, but hasn’t revealed which one and what he studied.

English Teacher in Italy

After college, Matthew moved to Italy, settling in the town of Arezzo where his twin sons were born. At the time, he was married to Melanie Wright but they divorced in 1997. During his time in Italy, he worked as an English teacher at a local high school.


Return to the USA, Work as a Television Producer

Six months following the birth of his children, Matthew and the family returned to the USA. Focused on launching the careers of his twins, he started working as a producer for several production companies.

He served as Programming and Executive producer at Jupiter Entertainment working on a number of productions including “DIY to the Rescue” (2003), and “Kitchen Accomplished” (2004). His shows aired on Food Network, HGTV, Animal Planet, and DIY, before he launched York + Wilder Studios.

Rise to Stardom

His first major solo work was “Vanished with Beth Holloway” (2011), as he produced four episodes, in which were shown real-life mysteries. Moreover, in 2011 and 2012 he produced “Sons of Guns”, and from 2013 to 2015 he worked on “Welcomed to Myrtle Manor” as executive producer.

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To speak further of the work that launched him to stardom, Matthew was the executive producer of “Wild West Alaska” (2013-2015). In 2016 he was the executive producer of “Justice By Any Means”, while in recent years he’s worked on such productions as executive producer as “The Williams Family Cabin” (2022), then “In with the Old” (2023), and “Casey Anthony’s Parents: The Lie Detector Test” (2024).

Net Worth

According to authoritative sources, Matthew Sprouse’s net worth is estimated at $1 million, as of early 2024.

Personal Life, Marriage, Wife, Children

His love life with Melanie was very turbulent. Although they remained married until 1997 they split not a year after the birth of the twins. Cole Sprouse talked about his mother, saying that she was mentally unstable and financially immature, which resulted in many fights with Matthew. When the twins were ten years old, Matthew won sole custody of them, and both twins describe their relationship with their mother as having fallen out.

Matthew hasn’t remarried and is focused on his career.


Appearance and Body Measurements

Matthew Sprouse has brown hair and brown eyes. He stands at a height of 5ft 7ins (1.7m), while he weighs approximately 130lbs (60kgs). His vital statistics are unknown, but he has an average figure.

Cole and Dylan Sprouse Bio and Careers

Dylan and Cole Sprouse were born on 4 August 1992, at Clinica Tanganelli. Dylan, named after Welsh poet Dylan Thomas, is the elder twin by 15 minutes, while Cole is named after jazz singer Nat King Cole. The family later moved back to their native Long Beach, California when the twins were four months old, and eventually settled in Calabasas.

The brothers started their career in acting at the tender age of eight months, guided by their grandmother, Jonine Booth Wright, who was a drama teacher and actress. Their initial foray into the entertainment industry included a diaper commercial in which they alternated on-screen time every few seconds. At the same age, the twins played a single character, Patrick Kelly, in the ABC series “Grace Under Fire”.

In 1999 aged seven, the twins made their mark in the film industry with a shared role in “Big Daddy”, a film that earned them award nominations. However, their career faced a brief slowdown during the early 2000s before they landed roles in notable projects such as “The Suite Life of Zack & Cody”, a Disney Channel original series that premiered in 2005 and became a massive success.

In the following years, Dylan and Cole expanded their acting portfolio, appearing in films such as “The Heart Is Deceitful Above All Things” (2004), “The Kings of Appletown” (2009), and lending their voices to animated projects such as “Holidaze: The Christmas That Almost Didn’t Happen”. They also became the faces of Danimals, a children’s yogurt brand, in 2009, and signed an endorsement deal with Nintendo DS in 2010.


Their transition into adulthood saw them take an hiatus from acting to focus on college. In 2010, both were accepted into New York University but deferred for a year, so eventually graduated in May 2015, with Dylan majoring in video game design and Cole focusing on the humanities and archaeology. During their time at NYU, Dylan served as the president of the Third Avenue North residence hall.

Post-graduation, the Sprouse twins ventured into diverse fields – Dylan worked as a host in a New York City restaurant and commented on Super Smash Bros. tournaments, showing his many interests. In 2017, he announced plans to open All-Wise Meadery in Brooklyn, New York.

Cole, on the other hand, made a splash in the television series “Riverdale” in 2016, playing the character Jughead Jones. Based on Archie Comics, the sho further solidified his career in the entertainment industry.

Beyond their professional pursuits, the Sprouse twins were appointed International Ambassadors of the Koyamada International Foundation in 2012, actively engaging in youth empowerment initiatives in Japan.

From 2018 to 2020, Cole dated his “Riverdale” co-star Lili Reinhart. He’s now in a relationship with model Ari Fournier. According to sources, Cole’s net worth is estimated at $8 million, as of early 2024.

Dylan Sprouse has been married to model Barbara Palvin since 15 July 2023. They began dating in 2018, and became engaged in September 2022. According to sources, Dylan Sprouse’s net worth is estimated at $5 million, as of early 2024.

Martha Clifford

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