Matthew Gray Gubler is a model, writer, painter, and illustrator as well as an actor, director, and filmmaker. He started his career in 2004 and has since worked in cinema and television. Fans have fawned over Matthew Gray Gubler for decades, praising him for both his quirky demeanor and touching TV performances. His major break came early in his career, in 2005, when he was cast in the blockbuster crime series “Criminal Minds” as the youthful prodigy Dr. Spencer Reid.
Fans watched him be his loving self week after week for the following 15 years until the show ended in 2020. But he kept busy with cameos in films like “Alvin and the Chipmunks,” “500 Days of Summer,” and “Horse Girl” during the course of his 15-year career.
He has directed and written numerous episodes of “Criminal Minds,” as well as various short films, in addition to being a brilliant performer. In 2019, he made headlines when he published “Rumple Buttercup,” an illustrated novel that quickly became a New York Times bestseller. After almost one and a half-decade in the spotlight, people question if the actor is just as rich as he is attractive.
Matthew Gray Gubler Net worth
Matthew Gray Gubler’s net worth is projected to be $12 million as of September 2021. He earns his living as an editor, actor, visual artist, and director, as well as having previously worked as a fashion model. The actor was born in Las Vegas, Nevada, and earned a degree in film directing from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. While in college, he worked as a side model for well-known labels including Marc Jacobs, Tommy Hilfiger, and Burberry.
He has modeled for numerous designers and companies during his undergraduate years, including Marc Jacobs, Tommy Hilfiger, Burberry, and American Eagle. The actor was asked to audition for “The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou” while interning for Wes Anderson. He has been directed to higher auditions after appearing in a lesser role. The actor appeared in several films, including “(500) Days of Summer,” “RV,” and “Excision.”
Matthew Gray Gubler career and professional life
When Matthew was in college, he was spotted by a model scout, and he went on to work for brands including American Eagle, Tommy Hilfiger, and Marc Jacobs. He worked with DNA Model Management throughout his modeling career. Gray is placed 46th on models.com’s list of the top 50 male models.
Matthew met Wes Anderson while on an internship after developing a modeling career, and he urged him to audition for a film he was creating. The film was The Life Aquatic, starring Steve Zissou, and it was his first acting role. As a result of his look, he was cast as the lead in the popular television series Criminal Minds.
In 2006, he voiced Alvin in the animated film Alvin and the Chipmunks, and he returned in the sequels in 2007, 2009, and 2011. Life After Beth, Suburban Gothic, and Band of Robbers, to name a few, were among her other memorable performances.
Gray is a novelist in addition to modeling and performing. He published a book in April 2019 that quickly rose to the top of its category on the New York Times Best Seller list. The book is called Rumple Buttercup: a story about bananas, belonging, and selfishness. He was also the book’s illustrator and hand-wrote everything in it.
In terms of filmmaking, he has produced films such as Matthew Gray Gubler: The Unauthorized Documentary and Matthew Gray Gubler: The Authorized Documentary. He also worked on the video for the song Don’t Shoot Me Santa as an editor, co-producer, and director.
He began publishing paintings on his website as a painter in 2005, and in the same year, the Gallery of Fine Arts in the Czech Republic staged an exhibition in which all of his 12 works were sold. In September 2008, his work was included in a group display in Atwater Village, California. Mushface, one of his original paintings, sold for $10,000 at an online auction.
Gray has accomplished a lot in his years in the entertainment industry. In 2014, he won the Screenfest Award for Best Actor for his role in the film Suburban Gothic. His book topped the New York Times Best Sellers List for numerous days as an author.