Matthew McGrory Net Worth 2023, Biography, Wikipedia, Death, Wife, Girlfriend, Disability, Height, and Career Details

Real Name/Full NameMatthew McGrory
Nick Name/Celebrated Name:Matthew McGrory
Birth Place:West Chester, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Date Of Birth/Birthday:17 May 1973
Age/How Old:32 years old at death
Height/How Tall:In Centimetres – 229 cm
In Feet and Inches – 7′ 6″
Weight:In Kilograms – 144 Kg
In Pounds – 317 lbs
Eye Color:N/A
Hair Color:N/A
Parents Name:Father –William McGrory
Mother –Maureen McGrory
College:West Chester University, Widener University
Zodiac Sign:Taurus
Sexual Orientation:Straight
Marital Status:Married
Girlfriend:Melissa Davis
Wife/Spouse Name:N/A
Kids/Children Name:N/A
Net Worth:$ 3 million
Last Updated:November 2023

Matthew McGrory was the hugest actor alive during his time (1996-2005) in the entertainment industry. He actually held the Guinness World Record for the tallest actor. He was a world wonder. The American actor played roles that depicted enormous beings where he perfectly marched. He featured in films such as Tiny Firefly, House of 1000 Corpses, Big Fish and The Devil’s Rejects (which was done by Rob Zombie in the memory of McGrory). He, unfortunately, died in 2005 following Congestive heart failure.

Biography and Early Life

McGrory was born in West Chester, Pennsylvania, the son of Maureen McGrory, a homemaker, and William McGrory, an accountant, and was raised there. He was the only child in the family. At Widener University, he pursued a pre-law degree. He also attended West Chester University, where he majored in Criminal Justice. McGrory grew to a height of 7 ft 6 in (2.29 m) and wore shoes that were a size 29.5. By the time he finished kindergarten, he had grown to be over five feet (1.5 meters) tall. He held the Guinness World Record for the tallest actor at 7 ft 6 in (2.29 m) and has portrayed physically imposing characters throughout his career, including Tiny Firefly in the horror films House of 1000 Corpses (2003) and The Devil’s Rejects (2005) and Karl, the Giant in the fantasy comedy-drama Big Fish (2003). McGrory was also a Guinness World Record holder for the largest feet and longest toe.

The enormous Matthew was interestingly in a romantic relationship with Melissa Davis. He was too huge, but this did not deter Melissa from being in love with him. This was an outstanding couple.

On the 9th of August 2005, Matthew died at the age of 32. This was so abrupt and sudden. Matthew is said to have died of congestive heart failure. He died while living with his girlfriend Melissa at Sherman Oaks, California.


Gigantic Matthew studied at Widener University, where he pursued pre-law before joining West Chester University to study Criminal Justice. He was the hugest in all these institutions; he was surprisingly more than 150 cm during the completion of kindergarten. Matthew was a physically wonder kid, adult and person.

Personal Life

The enormous McGrory was not married yet before death.  He, however, was in a romantic relationship with his girlfriend, Melissa Davis. The two intended to get married and lived in Sherman Oaks, California. He has no history of past love affairs or relationships.

The great actor had no children.

Was Matthew McGrory Gay?

Matthew was not gay. He was in a romantic relationship with Melissa Davis; he intended to marry her and was therefore straight before his untimely death.

Professional Career

The enormous Matthew did not pursue a career within his area of academic specialization. He went deep and straight into acting and filming.

McGrory’s imposing stature earned him a spot on The Howard Stern Show, where he first appeared in December 1996 as a member of Stern’s Wack Pack. On top of that, he made cameo appearances on Oprah Winfrey’s daytime talk show and in music videos such as Iron Maiden’s “The Wicker Man” and Marilyn Manson’s “Coma White” from 1999. (and God Is in the T.V. VHS cover). He can also be seen in Blondie’s music video for the song “Good Boys,” which was released in 2003.

His height and deep voice made him a popular choice for roles in films in which he was cast as a giant. He appeared in films such as Bubble Boy (2001), Big Fish (2003), House of 1000 Corpses (2003), and The Devil’s Rejects (2003), among others (2005). Malcolm in the Middle, Charmed, and Carnivàle are among the television shows in which she has appeared.


Matthew was not in the entertainment industry for too long. He, however, some individual honors such as the Guinness World Records for the biggest feet and longest toe with a shoe size of 29.5 UK. He also held the Guinness World Record of the tallest actor alive (229m).

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of McGrory in 2023

The giant Matthew had an estimated net worth of $3 million before he died in 2005. He had featured in several films. His physicality could not be compared to any other and therefore played unique roles. This brought him high income and much revenue. His assets are not available to the media. The giant’s salary was also not revealed.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  1. McGrory was the tallest ever in the film and entertainment industry, with slightly over 7 feet.
  2. He wore the largest shoe size, about 29.5 UK size.
  3. He died in 2005 of Congestive Heart Failure.
  4. He was the only kid in his family.
  5. He has a girlfriend despite his enormous physical features.
  6. The film, The Devil’s Rejects by Rob Zombie was dedicated to McGrory (his memory).
  7. He died at age 32.

Matthew was one of a kind, a rare physically. He held the World’s record of the tallest actor for the longest. The industry will miss such a character for the longest. His influence on some of the rare characters in the films was unmatched. The entertainment and the world (fan base) in general will forever remember this great character. 

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