Matt Bettinelli-Olpin Biography
Matt Bettinelli-Olpin is an American director, writer, actor, and musician. He is a founding member of the punk band Link 80 and co-creator of the filmmaking collectives Chad, Matt & Rob, and Radio Silence. His films include V/H/S, Devil’s Due, Southbound and the upcoming thriller Ready or Not.
Matt Bettinelli-Olpin Age
Matt Bettinelli-Olpin was born on 19 February 1978 and raised in San Francisco, California, United States. He is 41 years old as of 2019.
Matt Bettinelli-Olpin Net worth
Matt Bettinelli-Olpin earns his income from his businesses and other related organizations. He also earns his income from his work as a director, writer, actor, and musician. He has an estimated net worth of $ 2 million dollars.
Matt Bettinelli-Olpin Education
Matt Bettinelli-Olpin graduated from the University of California Santa Cruz.
Matt Bettinelli-Olpin Body Measurements
Matt Bettinelli-Olpin has a pair of beautiful blue eyes and dark blonde hair. Besides this, there is not any information regarding his height, weight, and other body measurements.Matt Bettinelli Olpin Photo
Matt Bettinelli-Olpin Relationship
Matt is an unmarried man. As of now, he has not seen with any woman in the public and media. So far, he has managed to keep his personal life pretty far from the limelight. There is not even single news of his wife, girlfriend, or children. Besides this, he has never involved in an affair to date. As per the reports, Matt is enjoying his single life and living elegantly
Matt Bettinelli-Olpin Director, writer, actor, and musician
Bettinelli-Olpin formed the Bay Area punk band Link 80 in 1993. On the band’s first two albums, 17 Reasons and Killing Katie, Bettinelli-Olpin played guitar, sang backing vocals and co-wrote the lyrics with singer Nick Traina.
After leaving Link 80, Bettinelli-Olpin worked as a music journalist and interviewed bands including Alkaline Trio, Dropkick Murphy’s, Lawrence Arms, Avail, Blur, Violent Femmes, the Breeders, the Mars Volta, and the Psychedelic Furs.
In 2016, Bettinelli-Olpin played guitar in a Link 80 reunion for the Asian Man Records 20th Anniversary. On June 17 and 18, the band played two sold-out shows at the San Francisco’s Bottom of the Hill.
The lineup also included singer Ryan Noble, guitarist Adam Davis, drummer Joey Bustos, bassists Adam Pereria and Barry Krippene, and horn players Aaron Nagel, Steve Borth and Jason Lechner. Prior to the shows, a video tribute to Nick Traina was shown that the band released the video online on June 20, 2016.
Matt Bettinelli-Olpin Film
In 1999, Bettinelli-Olpin directed Alkaline Trio’s first music video (Goodbye Forever) and, in the early 2000s, he appeared in many of The Lonely Island’s early shorts (The Hot Seat, Vanilla Sky, White Power, and The ‘Bu). He formed the filmmaking collectives Chad, Matt & Rob and Radio Silence in 2007 and 2011, respectively.
Matt Bettinelli-Olpin Chad, Matt & Rob
Matt Bettinelli-Olpin co-founded Chad, Matt & Rob with Chad Villella and Rob Polonsky in 2007. The group is known for their unique blend of comedy, adventure, sci-fi, and horror. Among their numerous short films is the viral found footage style video Roommate Alien Prank Gone Bad and five installments of their first-of-its-kind series of Interactive Adventures. Their work online has over 100,000,000 views.
Matt Bettinelli-Olpin Radio Silence
Matt Bettinelli-Olpin began his music career by forming the punk band Link 80 in 1993. Initially, he played guitar and also sang back vocal on their first two albums 17 Reasons and Killing Katie. As he left the band, he became a music journalist and also interviewed several bands such as Avail, Blur, Violent Femmes, and few more. Besides music, he has also founded the filmmaking collectives Chad, Matt & Rob and Radio Silence.
He also formed a Radio Silence along with Tyler Gillett, Justin Martinez, and Chad Villella after disbanded of Chad, Matt & Rob. Later in 2012, they directed V/H/S and also premiered at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival. Furthermore, he has also directed a couple of movies such as V/H/S, Southbound, and Devil’s Due.
Currently, the group is working on the adaptation of Bryce Moore’s novel The Memory Thief for 20th Century Fox. Being a musician and director, he earns a healthy amount of money from his profession. However, his salary and net worth are unknown.
After the dissolution of Chad, Matt & Rob, Bettinelli-Olpin formed Radio Silence with Tyler Gillett, Justin Martinez, and Chad Villella. The group co-directed the 10/31/98 segment of the feature film V/H/S. The film premiered at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival and was released theatrically by Magnolia Pictures in October 2012.
The following year, they made Devil’s Due for 20th Century Fox and in 2015, their film Southbound premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival. It was released theatrically by the Orchard on February 5, 2016.
In all of his films, Bettinelli-Olpin has used music by Asian Man Records artists including Alkaline Trio, Link 80, MU330, Laura Stevenson and the Cans and The Atom Age. Furthermore, he has also appeared and directed a couple of movies such as V/H/S, Southbound, and Devil’s Due.
On October 30, 2017, it was announced that the trio would adapt Bryce Moore’s novel The Memory Thief for 20th Century Fox. Bettinelli-Olpin is currently co-directing the upcoming thriller Ready or Not with Tyler Gillett for Fox Searchlight, starring Samara Weaving, Andie MacDowell, and Mark O’Brien.
Matt Bettinelli-Olpin: Rumors and Controversy
So far, there are not any drastic rumors regarding his personal and professional life. Furthermore, he has never faced any controversy in his career to date. It seems he has total focus on his work rather than stuck in any controversy.
Matt Bettinelli-Olpin Movies
- Ready or Not 2019
- Southbound 2015
- Devil’s Due 2014
- V/H/S 2012
- The Teleporter: A Chad, Matt & Rob Interactive Adventure 2010
- Damaged Goods 2006
Matt Bettinelli-Olpin Discography
- 17 Reasons (1996)
- Killing Katie (1997)