Matthew Sprouse: Meet the dad of actor Cole Sprouse

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Matthew Sprouse is an American television producer known as the father of Cole and Dylan Sprouse. As the Vice President of Programming at Jupiter Entertainment, he worked on series such as Modern Marvels, Vanished, Sons of Guns and Welcome to Myrtle Manor.


Matthew Sprouse and Melanie Wright had the twins in Tuscany, Italy, where they were teaching English. They began acting at less than one year old. After appearing in Friends and Big Daddy, Dylan and Cole got their own Disney Channel programme, The Suite Life of Zack & Cody.

Matthew Sprouse Age

Matthew Sprouse was born on November 16, 1963 in United States. As of 2024, he is 60 years old. He holds American nationality and belongs to mixed ethnicity.

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Matthew Sprouse Height

How tall is Matthew Sprouse? He stands tall with a height of 5 feet 10 inches and weighs about 63 kilos. He is a fitness freak as well. He has blonde hair and has light brown eyes.

Matthew Sprouse Wife

Matthew Sprouse was married to Melanie Wright, the mother of Cole and Dylan Sprouse. The couple divorced and he later remarried.


Couple got divorced when their twin boys were 2 years old. It is said that Melanie used up most of their money from their early acting careers. When the twins reached around 10 years old, Matthew was given full custody of them.

Cole described the process as ‘a lengthy court battle’ and said, ‘When my father was given forced custody, we had pretty much lost everything from the youngest parts of our career’.

In the interview Cole further said, ‘My mother was an incredibly wonderful and artistic woman, but she was financially the most irresponsible woman ever’. Melanie put the twins into acting when they were babies to help pay the bills.


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Matthew Sprouse Net Worth

Matthew Sprouse founded York + Wilder Studios which produced shows such as Casey Anthony’s Parents Speak. His net worth is estimated to be $12 million.

Matthew Sprouse Facts

  • Matthew Sprouse’s son, Cole Sprouse is an American actor.
  • In his early career, he appeared in various projects alongside his twin brother Dylan Sprouse.
  • In 2017, Sprouse began starring as Jughead Jones on The CW television series Riverdale.
  • Cole Mitchell Sprouse was born in Arezzo, Italy, to Matthew Sprouse and Melanie Wright.
  • He was born 15 minutes after his twin brother Dylan Sprouse and was named after jazz singer and pianist Nat King Cole.
  • When the twins were four months old, the family moved back to their parents’ native Long Beach, California.


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