English-Australian restaurant critic, food journalist, writer, and television personality Matt Preston has an estimated net worth of $5 million. Born in London, England, United Kingdom in July 1961. He is widely recognized as a judge on the reality television series MasterChef Australia. Preston is also writes weekly food columns for the Herald Sun, The Courier-Mail, and The Daily Telegraph. Preston attended the University of Kent and then went on to become a DJ and punk musician. He later worked at City Limits at IPC Magazines, correspondent for an Australian TV, and Creative Director position at the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival. Preston was chief judge for Restaurant and Catering’s National Awards for Excellence, and is the author of three best-selling cookbooks. His achievements include the 2003 Food Media Club of Australia Grand Marnier Award for Best New Writer Winner: Matt Preston for articles published in the Epicure section of The Age, the 2006 Food Media Club of Australia Calypso Mango Award for Best Recipe Feature in a Newspaper or Newspaper Magazine Winner: Matt Preston for “Preserving knowledge”, Epicure, The Age, the 2011 Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards Winner – Awesome Oldie, and more.