Matthew James "Matt" Roloff is an American television personality, author, farmer, business entrepreneur, and motivational speaker best known for participating with his family on the TLC reality television program, Little People, Big World.
Facts of Matthew Roloff
|Full Name:||Matthew Roloff|
|Age:||61 years 1 months|
|Birth Date:||October 07, 1961|
|Birth Place:||San Francisco, California, USA|
|Children:||Four( Matt, Twins Zachary Luke, and Zachary, Jeremy James and Molly Jo Roloff)|
|Relationship affair ?:||No|
|Is gay ?:||No|
|Father's Name:||Ron Roloff|
|Mother's Name:||Peggy Roloff|
|Height / How tall :||4 ft|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Gemini|
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Life wasn’t always peachy for Matthew Roloff as he had to went under 15 surgeries to overcome Diastrophic dysplasia which affected his bone development and eventually resulted in dwarfism. But like the saying Nothing is impossible, Roloff worked really hard and became a successful person who is a source of inspiration to many people. He rose to fame from his reality series Little People, Big World, but he isn’t limited to the show as he is a motivational speaker, author, farmer, and business entrepreneur. Let’s find out more about how much is Matthew Roloff’s net worth in 2019.
What is Matthew Roloff known for?
- An American businessman, farmer, actor, and author.
- Participating with his family in the reality television program Little People, Big World has seen on TLC.
Who are the parents of Matthew Roloff?
Back to his early life, Matthew Roloff was born in San Francisco, California, the U.S. His nationality is American and ethnicity is North American. Rоlоff ѕuffеrѕ frоm dіаѕtrорhіс dуѕрlаѕіа whісh іѕ dеgеnеrаtіvе dwаrfіѕm. Тhіѕ соndіtіоn mеаnt thаt hе hаd tо hаvе fіftееn ореrаtіоnѕ whеn hе wаѕ уоung.
Не wаѕ bоrn tо Реggу аnd Rоn Rоlоff whо аrе оf nоrmаl hеіght whіlе Маtt hаѕ а hеіght оf оnlу 1.27m. Не hаѕ а ѕіѕtеr Ruth аnd а brоthеr Ѕаm, whо lіkе hіm ѕuffеrѕ frоm dіаѕtrорhіс dуѕрlаѕіа аnd uѕеѕ сrutсhеѕ tо mаkе wаlkіng еаѕіеr. Не hаd а brоthеr Јоѕhuа whо hаd ѕеvеrе hеаrt рrоblеmѕ аnd whо dіеd іn 1999, аgеd 34.
Although his educational background has been unknown to us.
When did Matthew Roloff pursue his acting career?
Matthew Roloff began his acting journey from the 1985 television film Ewoks: The Battle for Endor. In the movie, appeared as an Ewok. He, however, couldn’t continue his acting journey and worked as a computer programmer for Silicon Valley companies. Later, Roloff and his then-wife Amy Roloff moved to Portland, Oregon when he got better job opportunities with Sequent Computer Systems. In 2005, he caught the attention of the public with the reality show, Little People, Big World. The pilot of the series was premiered in March 2005 and its first season was aired a year later in March 2006 on TLC Network.
The reality series shows the day to day life of the Roloff family and their life struggle at their farmhouse in Helvetia, Oregon. Matthew and his wife Amy purchased the 34-acres farmhouse back in 1990 which is frequently featured on the show. In between the reality show, Roloff was engaged in other jobs as well. At the end of the first season of Little People Big World, he was seen joining a computer sales company Amdocs as a consultant. The reality series was a completely new subject for the audience and eventually became a hit.
In 2010, the show successfully completed its 6th season and after a break, they came back in 2012 with the spin-off Little People Big World: Wedding Farm. As of 2019, the series is still running on the TLC Network.
Apart from the reality series, has written three books so far. Here’s a list of his books.
- Against Tall Odds: Being a David in a Goliath World (1999)
- Little Family, Big Values: Lessons in Love, Respect, and Understanding for Families of Any Size (2007)
- Little Lucy, Big Race (2018)
Besides, Roloff is also a co-founder of Direct Access Solutions, which provides accessibility products for little people. Also, he is a motivational speaker and is a member of the National Speakers Association.
So far, the reality star has spoken for Tyson Foods, Walmart, the Manitoba Childcare Association, the Illinois Holocaust Museum, and Education Center, and many other organizations. Roloff also appeared on several talk shows including the Oprea Winfrey Show, Chelsea Lately, Good Morning America, and others.
Is Matthew Roloff dates someone?
Moving towards her personal life, Matthew had an affair with a girlfriend named Amy. Later on, he got married to her co-star Amy Roloff on 12 September 1987 but unfortunately, after 26 years of married their relationship ended in divorce on 18 May 2016. Amy has four children with Matthew, Twins Zachary Luke, and Zachary, Jeremy James, and Molly Jo Roloff.
After the divorce, both are moved on with their respective partners but they are on good terms and work together for their farm and show. Roloff is now dating his girlfriend Caryn Chandler since 2016.
The star is actively involved in several charitable organizations. He is a former president of the non-profit organization Little People of America. Through his organization Direct Access Solutions, he works to ease the life of little people like him. In 2008, Roloff flew to Iraq for medical help to a family with three children suffering from dwarfism.
How much net worth Matthew Roloff owns?
Matthew Roloff is a multitalented personality as a reality star, author, business entrepreneur, motivational speaker, and farmer. As per some reliable sources, he has accumulated an attractive net worth of $4.5 million.
Roloff is the main cast of the Little People, Big World show since the beginning. For his appearance on the series, he is paid a growing salary. As of 2019, his estimated salary in course of the 12th season is approx $120,000 per episode.
Besides his acting roles, he is also earning a handful amount of money from his other jobs which adds a great sum to his incredible net worth of $4.5 million.
How tall is Matthew Roloff?
observing his body statistics, Mathew Roloff has a small height because of the disorder he had. Mathew Roloff is 4 inches tall, and his weight is less because of his short height which is still unknown.