Matthew Langford Perry is an American-Canadian actor, famous for his role as Chandler Bing in the hugely successful sitcom, F.R.I.E.N.D.S. Now let’s have a close look on Matthew Perry’s net worth in 2018.
Perry was born on August 19, 1969, in Williamstown, Massachusetts, to Canadian journalist Suzanne Marie Morrison and American actor John Bennett Perry. His parents separated when he was only a year old, and he grew up in Ottawa, Ontario, brought up by his mother.
He went to Rockcliffe Park Public School and Ashbury College. Interestingly, Perry was an excellent tennis player and was one of the best junior players of his age.
When he was only 15 years old, he left Canada to move to Los Angeles so that he could pursue an acting career. He enrolled in The Buckley School and graduated from there in 1987. He dabbled in some improv comedy while he was still in school.
Perry has dual American-Canadian citizenship.
He dated actress Julia Roberts from 1995-1996.
His relationship with Lizzy Caplan lasted from 2006-2012.
In the course of his career, Perry is known to have struggled with drug addiction and has been to rehab multiple times.
In the early 1980’s Perry appeared in TV Series, Second Chance, and Growing Pains as well as the movie, A Night in the Life of Jimmy Reardon.
In 1990, he became a regular in the show, Sydney and also played a guest role in Beverly Hills 90210. At this time, he also starred in Home Free.
He also became the part of a show, LAX 2194. Because the production was going rather slow, Perry auditioned for the Marta Kauffman, and David Crane produced sitcom titled, Six of One, which eventually became F.R.I.E.N.D.S.
While filming for F.R.I.E.N.D.S., he also appeared in movies like The Whole Nine Yards, The Whole Ten Yards, Fools Rush In, Serving Sara and Almost Heroes.
He acted particularly well in his guest appearances in The West Wing where he portrayed the character of Associate White House Counsel Joe Quincey. He has also appeared in Ally McBeal.
Perry occupied the director’s chair for the first time when he directed an episode of Scrubs.
In 2006, Matthew starred in a TNT movie, The Ron Clark Story.
In 2006, he starred in Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip, where his character was partially based on that of the creator of the show. In the same year, also filmed for the movie, Numb.
2009 saw him co-starring in 17 Again along with Zac Efron.
In 2012, his new Tv series, Mr. Sunshine was canceled just after one season. He also starred in Go On in the same year which was canceled in 2013.
Matthew has also guest starred in The Good Wife and its spin-off, The Good Fight.
Between 2015-17, Perry co-wrote and starred in the sitcom The Odd Couple which aired on CBS.
In 2016, he starred in his own play The End of Longing, in the Playhouse Theatre in London.
Awards and Achievements
In 1996, the entire cast of F.R.I.E.N.D.S. won the Screen Actor’s Guild Awards for outstanding ensemble cast.
In 1997, they also won the Online Film and Television Awards.
In 2002 and 2003, he was nominated for an Emmy Award.
Net Worth of Matthew Perry
Matthew Perry has a net worth of $80 million. His revenue comes from his numerous successful television roles, especially that of Chandler Bing.
Matthew Perry might have reprised a diverse section of roles in his career. However, he will always be fondly remembered for the iconic role of Chandler Bing for which millions of fans around the world adore him.