Matthew Labyorteaux Biography
|Date of Birth:||1976 , December-8|
|Age:||41 years old|
|Birth Nation:||United States of America|
|Height:||5 Feet 7 Inch|
|Birth Name||Matthew Charles Labyorteaux|
|Birth Place/City||Los Angeles|
|Net Worth||$11 million|
|Hair Color||Light brown|
|Siblings||Patrick Labyorteaux, Jane Laborteaux|
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.
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, Bride Wars, and The Wind Rises. Labyorteaux made his movie debut with the drama film ‘A Woman Under the Influence.’
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 Body Measurement
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 lend 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.
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. He is 5 feet 7 inches tall (1.7m).
Matthew Labyorteaux's Personal Life
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.