Matthew Labyorteaux Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 21 Jan, 2019
Facts of Matthew Labyorteaux
Date of Birth: 1976 , December-8
Age: 42 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 7 Inch
Name Matthew Labyorteaux
Birth Name Matthew Charles Labyorteaux
Father Frances Marshall
Mother Ronald Labyorteaux
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Los Angeles
Ethnicity White
Profession Actor
Net Worth $11 million
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Light brown
Face Color White
Affair with N/A
Girlfriend N/A
Siblings Patrick Labyorteaux, Jane Laborteaux
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The American film and TV actor, Matthew Labyorteaux is well known for portraying the character of Albert Ingalls, adopted the son of the Ingalls family, in the series ‘Little on the Prairie.’ He played the role of Albert from 1978 to 1983 in the series, Little on the Prairie. 

Labyorteaux, a talented person, is also a voice-over artist. He has given his voice in video games, commercials, and animated features. He is the founder of the Youth Rescue Fund, a charity organization that assists young people in crisis. He founded the organization in 1992.

Early Life And Education Of Matthew Labyorteaux

Born on December 8, 1976, in Los Angeles, California, US, Matthew Labyorteaux was adopted by the interior designer and talent agent, Ronald Labyorteaux and actress Frances Marshall

Labyorteaux has an older brother, Patrick who was also adopted. Her birth sign is Sagittarius.

Although Matthew was an adopted child, he was supported by his family even then when he started his acting career. He spent most of his childhood days in Los Angeles along with family. Regarding his nationality and ethnicity, Matthew is a White American.

Matthew Labyorteaux's Professional Career

At the age of seven, Labyorteaux appeared in commercials. He later worked as a voice-over artist in movies, including Mulan, and The Wind Rises. Labyorteaux made his movie debut with the drama film ‘A Woman Under the Influence.’

In 2009, Matthew was a cast in the movie Birde Wars along with Kate Hudson, Anne Hathaway, Candice Bergen, Chris Pratt, and Bryan Greenberg.

Little House On The Prairie

Labyorteaux added ‘Little House on the Prairie’ to his acting resume where he featured the younger version of Charles Ingalls in 1976. Michael Landon portrayed the lead role. 

In 1977, Labyorteaux also made an appearance in two other television series ‘The Red Hand Gang’ and ‘Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman’ alongside Mary Kay Place. He stepped into a new character, Albert, an abandoned boy who is an adopted son of Carolina Ingalls (Karan Grassle) in the series. In 1978, he again portrayed the character, Charles in Little House’s fifth season.

Labyorteaux also appeared in the show till the eight seasons that ended in 1982. After a year, he appeared as a guest on the spin-off ‘Little House: A New Beginning.’ In the same year, Labyorteaux appeared in the TV movie ‘Little House: Look Back to Yesterday,’ which was his last performance in the TV movie.

Besides his acting career, Labyorteaux is also a skilled video game player.  He participated in a People-sponsored tournament, where he became the US Pac-Man champion with a score of 1,200,000.

Matthew Labyorteaux's Net Worth And Earnings 

Matthew Labyorteux's net worth is $400 thousand at present. He has earned a good amount of net worth from his career as an actor.

One of his NBC series ‘Little House on the Prairie’ star Melissa Gilbert has an estimated net worth of $0.5 million, according to The Richest. Thus, it can be assumed that Matthew might have a net worth close to his co-star’s.

He has lent his voice in the movies such as Scooby-D00! and the Gourmet Ghost, The Wind Rises, Yu-Gi-Oh!: Bonds Beyond Time, Bride Wars, and Everyone's Hero. He has appeared in the Deadly Friend, King of the Gypsies, and A Woman Under the Influence.

In the year 2013, the actor was a cast in the Japanese animated historical drama The Wind Rises which was turned out to be a commercially successful as it made a whopping box office collection of over $136 million worldwide against its producing cost of $30 million. In the movie, he shared the screen along with Hideaki Anno, Miori Takimoto, Hidetoshi Nishijima, Masahiko Nishimura, Steve Alpert, and Morio Kazama.

He has made his appearance on the TV series such as Silk Stalkings, Paradise, Night Court, Hotel, Shattered Spirits, Highway to Heaven, Amazing Stories, and The Love Boat.

He was nominated for two Young Artist Awards for Best Young Actor in a Drama Series for Little House on the Prairie and another for Best Young Actor in a New Television Series for Whiz Kids.

Matthew also founded the Youth Rescue Fund along with his brother, actor Patrick Labyorteux in 1992. The charitable organization is dedicated to helping runaways and raised $11 million for youth shelters throughout the US. 

Matthew Labyorteaux's Personal Life And Relationship 

The famous actor of 70s and 80s, Matthew Labyorteux, has perfectly managed to keep his private life far from the social media and limelight. Matthew has never disclosed about his marriage, dating, and affairs. Kristy Swanson played the character of Matthew’s girlfriend in ‘Deadly Friend,’ in 1986; however, they are just colleagues in real life. 

Besides, the actor is also active on Facebook, where he often posts images of him working on different projects and short movies.  According to A&E TV Networks, he was diagnosed with autistic, and experts told his parents that he might never lead a normal life.

Body Measurement

  • Height: He stands at a height of 5 feet 5 inches (1.7m). 
  • Age: As of 2018, he is at the age of 51.
  • Weight: He weighs 70 kg (155 lbs).
  • Chest Size: 39 inches (99 cm)
  • Biceps: 14 inches (35 cm)
  • Eye Color: Hazel
  • Hair Color: Black
  • Body Type: Athletic