Matthew Perry starred as one of the major characters in the “Friends” TV series, and he did not have to do much else after, to be ranked among the richest celebrities in America. Although he pursued a career in acting after the end of the show, Perry himself said that he did not believe he would ever be part of something similar. In the movie, he co-starred with Jennifer Aniston, Matt LeBlanc, Courtney Cox, David Schwimmer and Lisa Kudrow.
Matthew Perry Net Worth - $70 Million
Birth Name - Matthew Langford Perry
Date of birth - August 19, 1969
Zodiac Sign - Leo
Birth Place - Williamstown, Massachusetts, U.S.
Nationality - American
Height - 6′ 0″
Profession - Screenwriter, Television producer, Comedian, Actor, Television Director
He was also involved in cinematographic projects like: “Fools rush in” (1997), where he co-starred next to Salma Hayek, “Three to Tango” (1999), “17 again” (2007), etc. Perry has a special charisma gained while playing Chandler Bing in “Friends” that stayed with him, and made him a great candidate for roles in comedies and romantic comedies. However, he tackled more complex roles as well. The best example is his role in the drama “Numb” (2007), where he plays the role of a depressed screenwriter that feels disconnected with the world.
Perry gained experience as a writer and producer in the 2015 TV-series “The Odd Couple” (where he plays one of the major roles) and “Mr. Sunshine” (2011), and as a director, by being the creator of one of the episodes of “Scrubs”, The Unicorn.
For his performance in the movie “The Ron Clark story” (2006), he was nominated for a Golden Globe Award, and received a Screen Actor Guild Award. During his career as an actor, Matthew Perry was nominated for several Actor Guild Awards. He was also nominated for Several Emmy Awards, including one nomination for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series (Friends), Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series (The West Wing), Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Movie (The Ron Clark Story), to mention only the most important.
Going back to the successful comedy series, “Friends”, Perry was reported to gain, in the last seasons, as much as $1 million per episode, making him win $24 million at the end of the season. But, concomitantly, Perry was involved in other successful projects, all of which brought him sums surpassing $1 million each: “Fools rush in” ($1 million), “Three to tango” ($2.5 million), “The whole nine yards” (3 million $) or “The whole ten yards” ($5 million). Currently, he receives $150 thousand per episode in “The Odd Couple”.
All his gains and losses calculated, Matthew Perry net worth is currently said to reach $70 million.