Quick Facts of Matthew Heineman

  • Full NameMatthew Heineman
  • Net Worth$2.5 Million (approx.)
  • Date of Birth30 November, 1983
  • NicknameMatt
  • Marital Status Single
  • BirthplaceWashington D.C., USA
  • Ethnicity White
  • Religion Jewish
  • ProfessionFilmmaker, Director, Producer
  • Nationality American
  • Eye colour Grey
  • Hair colour Brown
  • BuildAverage
  • EducationDartmouth College
  • Online PresenceTwitter, Facebook
  • Horoscope Sagittarius

If you are interested in the field of film making, then you would obviously know Matthew Heineman, an Emmy Award-winning filmmaker. Not only this but he was called one of the most talented and exciting documentary filmmakers working today by The Sundance Film Festival. His famous film credits include Escape Fire: The Fight to Rescue American Healthcare (2012), Cartel Land (2015), City of Ghosts (2017) and many others.

As his films have done well on the box office, Heineman has surely collected a hefty amount of money out of his profession. How much is his net worth as of 2019? Apart from his profession, how he spends his personal life? Who are his parents? If you want to find in detail, then scroll down.

Matthew Heineman’s Bio, Wiki (Family)

Matthew Heineman was born on 30 November 1983 to a Jewish family in Washington D.C., in the United States. He holds an American nationality and belongs to the white ethnic background.

Matthew Heineman

His father, Ben Heineman is a lawyer, whereas his mother, Cristine Russell is a science journalist. Grew up in New Cannan, Connecticut, he studied at New Cannan Country School and Brunswick School in Greenwich. At first, he wanted to establish his career as a teacher.

Later, Heineman built an interest in American history, notably the American Civil War. During an interview with C-SPAN in 2012, he told:

“I think it really taught me to be analytical, to think critically about events” and “try to learn from the past to affect the future.”

Later, Heineman went for a post-graduation trip across the United States. In the beginning, he started with the interviews with kids which later titled as a documentary, Our Time (2011).

Matthew Heineman’s Career

Matthew Heineman founded a production company in 2009 titled, Our Time Projects, inc. Later, he worked for two years on HBO’s The Alzheimer’s Project along with the producer, John Hoffman. He directed and co-produced Escape Fire: The Fight to Rescue American Healthcare in 2012. The film was also shown on CNN.

Heineman later directed the 2015 documentary about the Mexican drug trade titled Cartel Land. The film won Best Director U.S. Documentary and Documentary Special Jury Award. His other films are City of Ghosts (2017) and A Private War (2018). 

Matthew Heineman’s Personal Life: Is He Married?

As of 2019, Matthew Heineman is an unmarried man. The 35-years old director, Matthew has kept his personal profile a low key. He has not revealed any information about whether he is dating a girl or not.

He likes to keep his personal details under the sleeves and stays tight-lipped when he gets asked about his partner. Well, he seems to be more focused on his career rather than getting involved in a relationship. Or he could be in search of a perfect girl who would be suitable to be his future wife.

For now, Heineman is spending his personal life researching his work. He has interviewed a lot of personalities in critical situations. In order to get footage, he also faced a lot of trouble and forced to survive shootouts and meth labs.

As of 2019, Matthew is free of rumors and controversies.

Matthew Heineman’s Net Worth

The famous American director, Matthew Heineman has collected a huge fortune out of his works in the film industry. His documentary film, Cartel Land gathered $792,194 on the box office. Whereas, his documentary, A Private War (2018) grossed $3.8 Million on the box office. As per several tabloids, Heineman has an estimated net worth of around $2.5 Million as of 2019. Whatsoever, he is living a rich life in 2019. Connect with Matt on Twitter.

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