Eddie Alderson is an American actor from Pennsylvania. He is known for his role in soap opera One Life to Live as Matthew Buchanan on ABC. He is really close to his sister and his costar John-Paul Lavoisier.
Early Life of Eddie Alderson
Eddie Alderson is born in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, on October 27, 1994. His father’s name is Rich Alderson and mother is Kathy Alderson.
How old is Eddie Alderson?
Alderson’s age is 25, as of 2019.
Personal Life: Girlfriend, Cancer
Eddie Alderson is dating beautiful Sylwia Pracon, as of 2019. Eddie and Sylvia have been dating for more than three years. They made their relationship public through Eddie’s Instagram on August 20, 2016.
His reveal was a selfie with his beautiful girlfriend. Though they made their relationship public in August, many of his fans believe that they started dating several months prior.
Other than his girlfriend, Alderson is very close to his family, especially his sister Kristen and his best friend John-Paul Lavoisier. Lavoisier was also his costar on One Life to Live.
As seen in his Instagram posts, he loves to travel and often posts pictures of him on the road.
Diagnosed with Cancer
In mid-November, 2016, Alderson revealed that he was diagnosed with Lymphoma Cancer via his Instagram. He began his first round of chemotherapy in April 2017.
He followed with stronger chemotherapy in July 2017.
Eddie Alderson's Career
The 25 years old star began his career in acting in ABC’s soap opera, One Life to Live in January 2004. He portrayed the character, Matthew Buchanan, for more than 320 episodes.
He starred alongside his sister Kristen Alderson who was one of the lead characters, for eight years before leaving the show on January 2012.
Aside from One Life to Live, Alderson has appeared alongside the famous actor Mark Ruffalo for the movie Reservation Road in 2007. A year later, he played the character of Sanford Clark in the movie Changeling.
He has also appeared in an episode of Law and Order once in 2009.
In 2009, Eddie was nominated for Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a TV Series - Recurring Young Actor and Young Artist Award for Outstanding Young Ensemble in a TV Series with several other One Life to Live costars, including his sister
He was also nominated for Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series in 2012.
Net Worth of Eddie Alderson
Though Eddie has not been active for any major roles on screen for several years, his work in One Life to Live has treated him well financially.
Alderson earned an average salary when he first joined the soap opera but that soon changed when he became a regular.
According to sources, a newcomer in a soap opera makes around $1000 per episode. That soon changes to around $1500 to $3000 per episode once the actor becomes a regular cast.
Hence, looking at his 300 plus episodes and several cameos in other series, Eddie Alderson is likely to have an estimated net worth of around $300,000.