America and Canada have had a longrunning partnership for decades that cuts across various sectors of both countries. In entertainment, Canada, in particular, has several personalities that have achieved fame via America’s entertainment industry. Other than acting and music where they are most popular, they also exist in other mediums, such as food shows, where Matty Matheson, a chef, has been able to amass a considerable net worth.
He has been appearing on TV since 2016 and combined with his entrepreneurial endeavors off-screen, Matty has accrued a significant net worth to his name. Find out what exactly his net worth is, and more below.
Matty Matheson’s Net Worth
Matty Matheson’s name may not yet carry the kind of weight that names like Bobby Flay, Anthony Bourdain or Eric Ripert do, but that hasn’t stopped him from accumulating a considerable amount of wealth and building a financially comfortable life.
According to several sources, Matty Matheson has an estimated net worth of $2 million. It is a weighty amount for a man who only made his first appearance on television in 2016. Through hard work and shows like Dead Set on Life, Vice: Essentials, It’s Suppertime! and a few others, the Canadian chef has become a millionaire.
What Does He Do?
We already know that Matty Matheson is a chef and makes appearances on television, but what exactly does he do, and how has it contributed to his net worth?
It is a journey that began 18 years after he was born on the 7th of February, 1982 in Saint John, New Brunswick in Canada. He moved to Toronto from Ontario where he had spent the bulk of his formative years. At Toronto, Matty Matheson began learning in the Humber’s cooking program during which he discovered a latent talent for butchering meat. However, he did not last in the program and he dropped out to tour Canada.
He eventually returned to the life of cooking and began working at Le Select Bistro where he learned French culinary techniques under the chef, Rang Nguyen. By 2006, he had graduated under Rang and became a full-time staff of La Palette. Four years after he joined La Palette, he became an executive chef at Parts & Labour restaurant. At Parts & Labour, where Matty Matheson’s career and net worth noticeably grew, he also gained a reputation for his outgoing and often wild personality, one that had defined his life since he was in high school where he tried cocaine in 11th grade.
This reputation led him to his first appearance on television, in the show, Munchies. His performance on the show reinforced the belief he had the talent for TV and he was contracted to host, Dead Set on Life, a show by Viceland. He hosted Dead Set on Life, a culinary travel show where he traveled around Canada, learning how to make different kinds of meals and eating them. He hosted the show for 24 episodes between 2016 and 2017,
In 2017, Matty Matheson’s net worth got a bigger boost with more TV money when he began to host It’s Suppertime!, another show for Viceland. Unlike his first show for the media organization, It’s Suppertime! is a traditional cooking show where he teaches how to make small and large scale dinner recipes.
In addition to his hosting gigs which has helped him to a considerable amount of fame and net worth, Matty Matheson is also an author, who has published his cookbook, Matty Matheson: A Cookbook.
He has also worked as an actor on the show, Workin’ Moms, playing the character, Mams, across two episodes – The Holy Hole and Consent. Matty Matheson has also made appearances on Complex Conversations, The Social, Q with Tom Power, The Burger Show, Jimmy Kimmel Live!, Late Night with Seth Meyers and a few others.
Other Facts About Matty Matheson
• He had a heart attack in 2012 as a result of excess consumption of cocaine. He has been sober since 2013.
• His mother, Joan Matheson, had a career in the food industry, working as a waitress. His father, Stephen Matheson, was an engineer.
• Matty Matheson is a married man and has been married to his teenage sweetheart, Trish Spencer since August 2014. They share a son, MacArthur.
• Matty is a huge fan of tattoos, and he is covered in a lot of them. He got his first tattoo at the age of 17 and his favorite tattoo is his neck tattoo of an angel.