Ben Affleck and Matt Damon Spent All Their Earnings from ‘Good Will Looking’ on a Celebration Home

Ben Affleck and Matt Damon spent all the cash from their Oscar-winning movie Good Will Looking in simply six months. Affleck lately shared that he and Damon used the $600,000 (£480,000) they constructed from their breakthrough movie to lease a $5,000-a-month (£4000) social gathering home on Glencoe Approach by the Hollywood Bowl. The pair, who shared a checking account, had initially thought that they have been set for all times after promoting the movie’s script. Nonetheless, with most of their financial savings gone, they each discovered themselves broke inside simply six months.

Affleck shared the specifics throughout an look on The Drew Barrymore Present, revealing that they every received $300,000 (£240,000) from the sale, after brokers took a $30,000 (£24,000) minimize. They then spent round $160,000 (£92,000) on taxes, leaving them with round $110,000 (£88,000) every. They used this cash to purchase $55,000 (£44,000) Jeep Cherokees and pay lease.

Affleck shared that he and Damon shared a checking account whereas nonetheless struggling actors residing collectively in a small condominium in Los Angeles. They’d earn cash doing additional work and put it within the account, and finally, they offered their screenplay. Affleck remarked, “We have been mates and we wished one another to succeed and we love one another, so it appeared clear like, ‘Let’s do that collectively,’ and looking back, actually beneficial as a result of I feel type of beginning out in a area like that may really feel very lonely.”

The actors have since co-starred and written Ridley Scott’s The Final Duel collectively and are presently co-starring of their movie Air. The movie recounts the story of how Nike created Michael Jordan’s Air Jordan sneaker, with Affleck directing and co-starring within the movie.