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Matthew Ansara


Facts of Matthew Ansara

Full NameMatthew Ansara
First NameMatthew
Last NameAnsara
Birth CityLos Angeles, California
Birth CountryUnited States
Father NameMichael Ansara
Father ProfessionActor
Mother NameBarbara Eden
Mother ProfessionActress
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual OrientationStraight
FilmographyCon Games,Your Mother Wears Combat Boots,To Protect and Serve
Height193 cm
Date of BirthAugust 29,1965
Age58 years

Matthew Ansara, who is no more in this world, was the son of actor Michael Ansara and actress Barbara Eden

His Parents

His father Michael and mother Barbara first met in October 1957 on a blind date. 

Three months later, they exchanged wedding vows in 1958

His birth was the best thing that happened in his parents’ life as they had been trying for seven years. After his birth, Barbara wrote, 

“Matthew meant everything to us, and always would.”

Matthew with his parents
Matthew with his parents Source: Closerweekly

Happiness again knocked at their door as she got pregnant with the second child. 

However, things turned out to be different for husband and wife when the doctor told them that there was a problem. 

The baby was stillborn. This broke their relationship beyond repair, and they finally got divorced

Was He Addicted To Drugs?

He was very young when his parents got separated. This had a negative impact on him. 

He started using drugs at an early age. He grew up to be a moody and withdrawn teenager. 

His parents learned about his addiction when he was 19 years old. It had already been a decade since he started taking drugs. 

After knowing about his addiction, his parents forced him to rehab. He was in and out of rehab for seven or eight times. 

His parents warned him to leave home if he were to use drugs, and as a matter of surprise, he left. 

His parents looked for him everywhere unknown about his whereabouts. 

Matthew with his mother
Matthew with his mother Source:

How Did He Die?

Things got better with time. By the time he was 31 years old, he was sober. He had left taking drugs. 

He became a bodybuilder and also started getting roles in movies. Everything fell into the right place. 

He found the love of his life and got engaged to her. Her name was Leanna Green

Bodybuilding got him into steroids. In June 2001, he drove into a gas station where his truck was picked up by a security camera. 

Two and a half hours later, he was found dead in his pick-up truck. The reason behind his death was a heroin overdose

It stopped his heart. 

The investigators found heroin, marijuana, anabolic steroids, and a syringe in his truck. 

Net Worth

As an actor, he must have earned a decent amount of fortune. 

His father had an estimated net worth of $8 million, which he accumulated through his career as an actor.

His mother is reported to have a massive net worth of $10 million, which she has garnered through her career in acting.

How Did His Parents Make Money?

Michael earned $100 from his first TV series. He starred in more than 189 films and TV series during his entire life. 

As an actor, he earned more than $70838 per year from his movies. 

Below is the list of some of his movies:

Movie NameBudgetBox Office
The Robe$5 million$36 million
The Message$10 million$15 million
The Comancheros$4.26 millionN/A

Barbara is famous for her role as Jeannie in the TV series I Dream of Jeannie

She has appeared in TV shows such as How to Marry a Millionaire; I Love Lucy, Perry Mason, and Route 66


  1. Before getting engaged to Leanna, he was married to Julie Ansara.
  2. After his parents got divorced, he stayed with his father.
  3. We cover most of the information about Matthew as it is difficult to find on other wiki sites.

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Updated On Mon Oct 10 2022 Published On Thu Apr 09 2020 By paper-boat

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