Matthew Labyorteaux Biography
|Date of Birth:||1976 , December-8|
|Age:||44 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, who 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 and gained a lot of praise from both fans and critics. Labyorteaux, a talented personality, is also a voice-over artist. He has given his voice in video games, commercials, and animated features. He is also the founder of the Youth Rescue Fund, a charity organization that assists young people in crisis. He founded the organization in 1992.
Age, Bio, And Family 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. His full name is Matthew Charles Labyorteaux.
Labyorteaux has an older brother, Patrick, and has a sister named Jane who was also adopted. His birth sign is Sagittarius.
He spent most of his childhood days in Los Angeles along with his family. Regarding his nationality and ethnicity, Matthew is a White American.
Professional Career And Wiki
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 the year 2018, the actor played the role in the movie Next Gen sharing a screen along with Charlyne Yi, John Krasinski, Jason Sudeikis, and Michael Peña. Apart from he has also given his voice in the movie named Yu-Gi-Oh!: Bonds Beyond Time and The Wind Rises.
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.
Net Worth And Earnings
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 cast in the Japanese animated historical drama The Wind Rises which was turned out to be 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 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.
Who Is Married To? Find His Personal Life Detail
The famous actor of the 70s and 80s has perfectly managed to keep his private life far from social media and limelight. As per Wikipedia, Matthew is married to a mystery wife named Leslie Labyorteaux. The couple tied the knot in 2020, however, no further details are available.
Taking about his past romance, Kristy Swanson played the character of Matthew’s girlfriend in ‘Deadly Friend,’ in 1986 and reportedly they were dating off-screen as well. However, they denied the rumors and admitted to being just colleagues in real life.
As for social media, 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. Well, the miracle did happen and we all know how he ended up in life.
Age, Body Measurements And Other Facts
- Height: He stands at a height of 5 feet 5 inches (1.7m).
- Age: As of 2021, he is at the age of 55.
- Weight: He weighs 70 kg (155 lbs).
- Chest Size: 39 inches (99 cm)
- Biceps: 14 inches (35 cm)
- Eye Color: He has hazel color eyes.
- Hair Color: His eyes are black in color.
- Body Type: Athletic