What Movie Awards did Matt Prokop win?
Matt Prokop roles
|Movie / Series||Role|
|High School Musical 3: Senior Year||Jimmie Zara|
|Furry Vengeance||Tyler Sanders|
|The Office||Underage Kid #3 1 episode, 2007|
|Modern Family||Ethan 1 episode, 2012|
|Hannah Montana||Troy McCann 1 episode, 2007|
|Medium||Kyle 'K.C.' Covington 1 episode, 2009|
|Perception||Ian Vetter 1 episode, 2013|
|Access Hollywood||Self 2 episodes, 2008|
The Success & Story of Matt Prokop: From Zero to Half a Million Dollar Net Worth
With a net worth of $500,000 dollars, thanks to his success in the world of acting, Matt Prokop has had quite the impressive career. Born in Victoria, Texas in 199, Prokop found himself on the West Coast just six years later, faithful to Hollywood stardom. Proof that persistence eventually pays off, he made his breakthrough in 2007 when starring as Jimmie Zara in the third installment of High School Musical and has been seen on both the big and small screen since then.
What is Matt Prokop known for?
After years of watching stage plays and movies and constantly rehearsing his acting abilities, Matt Prokop became popular for his performance in various acclaimed TV shows and films. Starting with minor roles in Hannah Montana and The Office in 2007, he gradually rose to prominence with every project that he landed.
Matt is best known for his work on Disney Channel and other wholesome programming. He was nominated for two Young Artist Awards and appeared in popular TV shows of different genres including highly-rated Modern Family.
Early life and education
Before his acting debut, Prokop attended home school and occasionally took minor roles in television production while living in Victoria, Texas with his father. At sixteen-years-old, Matt realized his heart wasn’t in maintaining this type of lifestyle, so he made an impulsive move from Texas to Hollywood to pursue his dream of becoming an actor. For several months after that, he worked part-time jobs which helped him to attain industry experience when he was first beginning his career.
With an agency’s help, Matt made his acting debut with guest appearances on some popular television shows such as Hannah Montana and The Office in 2007. Despite just starting, he managed to land another minor role as an angel in the film ‘An Angel Named Billy’ later that same year and kept making slow and steady progress until he gained widespread recognition as Jimmie Zara playing in the much-anticipated movie ‘High School Musical 3: Senior Year’, which turned out to be a blockbuster in 2008.
From these relatively minor successes, Matt launched himself into several years loaded with acting-related work. Between 201 and 2012 alone, he made appearances in up to five different films and television shows, including CBS Television Studios’ ‘Medium,’ the film ‘Cougar Hunting,’ and many others. It was during this period that his professional achievements were particularly notable.
Angeles went on to take leading roles, for instance, in television films, TV series, and more conventional feature films. These included CBS Television Studios’ ‘Medium,’ for which he held a regular role. In 2013 Matt played the best friend of Alex a.k.a Skye in the movie ‘April Apocalypse’ that focuses on a young man working on winning back his girlfriend.
Perhaps your first reaction to Matt Prokop’s success was “half a million is too small for a Hollywood actor”. Still worth remembering that the road to mainstream success is a long one. Matt has achieved recognition from commendable institutions. For instance, he was nominated for two Young Artist Awards; one Young Artist for High School Musical 3: Senior Year and another People’s Choice Award’s Favorite Actor in a TV Series with ‘Cougar Hunting’.
In conclusion, Matt Prokop has proven that a clear dedication to one’s passion can most certainly open doors of opportunity out of even the humblest of beginnings. With an optimistic, never-give-up attitude, Matt was able to achieve success and prove that hard work and dedication can pay off in the end.
Interesting Facts about Matt Prokop
- He has an older sister, Stephanie.
- At age 4, he was Little Mr. Cowboy.
- Matt started playing soccer at 3-1/2 years old.
- Favorite actors are Leonardo DiCaprio and Mark Wahlberg.
- Was in a relationship with Modern Family (2009) star Sarah Hyland from June 2009 until 2014. She took out a temporary restraining order against him in September 19, 2014.
- He and his former girlfriend, Sarah Hyland, had a new maltipoo, which they named "Barkley Bixby".
- He is of three eighths Czech (Bohemian and Moravian) descent, with his other ancestry being English, Scottish, German, and Welsh. His surname is Czech.