Matthew Fox is an American based actor, who is best known for his characters played as Charlie Salinger featured on Party of Five (from 1994 till 2000) and as Jack Shephard on a supernatural drama series entitled Lost (from 2004 till 2010). Of these, the latter received him Golden Globe Award as well as Primetime Emmy Award based nominations.
Matthew Fox was born in the year 1966 to Loretta B. and Francis G. Fox. His birthplace was Abington, situated inside Pennsylvania. The actor’s father hailed from a blue-blood kind of Pennsylvania family having an English basis; on the other hand, his mother owned half British, half Italian, and Irish basis.
Names of his siblings are Francis, Jr., and Bayard. He shifted towards Wyoming, along with his parents and siblings. The family got settled within Crowheart, living on the Wind River Indian Reservation. Besides, his mother has functioned as a teacher; on the other hand, his father has functioned as a counselor for an oil company.
Matthew Fox started off his career at the age of 25 years by creating debut on episodes made for Wings. During the same year, the actor also got presented in a drama series known as Freshman Dorm.
It was in the year 1994 that he was included in a featuring role, played as Charlie Salinger, identified as the first of five of his siblings and the one who had lost both his parents within a car accident, featured in 1990s teen drama known as Party of Five.
People Magazine has included him as one of the 50 Most Beautiful People in the World in the year 1996. From 2004 till 2010, the actor has acted on the role of a dedicated but upset physician known as Dr. Jack Shephard, featured on Lost.
Originally, he has provided audition for a character of James “Sawyer” Ford. Although, co-creator known as J. J. Abrams has considered that he might be actually the best fit for the character of Jack. This was the role that was planned to be only for the pilot episode.
This actor has functioned as host of Saturday Night Live in association by musical guests like Tenacious D in the year 2006. During the same year, he was too co-starred along with Matthew McConaughey within a sports drama known as We Are Marshall.
Awards & Achievements
Matthew Fox got nominated for a Golden Globe and had won the year 2005 Satellite Award. The actor’s achievement is being well-known for his characters played as Charlie Salinger on Party of Five (from 1994 till 2000) and as Jack Shephard on a supernatural drama series entitled Lost (from 2004 till 2010).
Out of these, the latter one has received him Golden Globe Award as well as Primetime Emmy Award nominations.
Net Worth & Salary of Matthew Fox
Matthew Fox has an estimated net worth of $25 million. He has made most of his fortune with his major career as an actor.
He has initially established a name for himself by performing as eldest of five siblings who have actually lost both his parents within a car accident, featured on the teen drama entitled Party of Five during the 1990s. The show gave him attention from international audiences.
Later, he was featured within a TV series entitled Haunted, during the year 2002. Another famous role which he has performed and the one who gave him great earnings was of a surgeon named Dr. Jack Shephard, featured on Lost, aired from 2004 till 2010.
The actor even worked in supporting roles in some films such as Smokin’ Aces; We Are Marshall and Vantage Point.
Matthew Fox is capable of performing diverse characters, and such his acting led him to earn famous awards throughout his career. Presently, he is living a happy married life, married since 1992 with Margherita Ronchi, and the couple is blessed with two children, one daughter, and one son.