Who is Matthew Perry and how much his net worth? Matthew Perry is an actor who is best known for portraying the role of Chandler Bing on the popular TV sitcom ‘Friends’ on NBC. He has also successfully appeared in the TV movie ‘The Ron Clark Story’ as Ron Clark in 2006. Perry holds a dual citizenship and is a Canadian-American. Perry has also appeared in various movies such as ‘The Whole Nine Yards’, ’17 Again’, and ‘Fools Rush In’. He is also the executive producer of ‘Mr. Sunshine’ on ABC. He is the co-developer of the sitcom ‘The Odd Couple’ on CBS.
Matthew Langford Perry was born on August 19, 1969, in Williamstown, Massachusetts. He was born to parents Suzanne Marie Morrison and John Bennett Perry. His mother is a Canadian journalist and was also the press secretary to Pierre Trudeau, former Prime Minister of Canada. His father is a former model and American actor. His parents divorced before he was one year old and his mother remarried Keith Morrison. He was raised by his mother and he grew up in Ottawa, Ontario.
He attended the Rockcliffe Park Public School and did his college from Ashbury College. He was a very good player in tennis and was also a top ranked junior player. At the age of 15, he went to Los Angeles to pursue a career in acting. He then attended The Buckley School and graduated in 1987. When he was in high school, he also used to pursue comedy at the LA Connection.
Matthew Perry has not yet married. In the past, he has been linked with several celebrities including Lizzy Caplan. He has entered rehab twice, once for Vicodin addiction and then for opioids addiction. In 2013 he received the Champion of Recovery award.
Matthew Perry appeared in the television series ‘Second Chance’. He made his debut in the film ‘A Night in the Life of Jimmy Reardon’ in 1988. In 1990, he became a regular cast in the sitcom ‘Sydney’. He appeared as a guest star in the popular series ‘Beverley Hills, 90210’. He then went on to appear on the successful TV series ‘Friends’.
He became renowned for his role of Chandler Bing on ‘Friends’ and when on to receive an Emmy nomination. In the 1990s, he appeared in several films like ‘The Whole Nine Yards’, ‘The Whole Ten Yards’, ‘Serving Sara’, ‘Three to Tango’, and ‘Almost Heroes’. He then appeared in another successful series ‘The West Wing’. He made his directorial debut in an episode of the comedy drama series ‘Scrubs’.
In 2006, he appeared in ‘The Ron Clark Story’. He was then seen in ‘Mr. Sunshine’ and ‘The Good Wife’. In 2015, he became the executive producer, co-writer, and star of the sitcom ‘The Odd Couple’. In 2016, he was seen in the Broadway ‘The End of Longing’. In 2017, he appeared in the show ‘The Good Fight’ which is a sequel to ‘The Good Wife’.
In 1995, Matthew Perry won the Screen Actors Guild Awards for Friends. He has received a Golden Globe Award nomination in 2007 for ‘The Ron Clark Story’. In his career, he has got 4 Emmy Award nominations and has received one nomination each from Teen Choice Awards, People’s Choice Awards, and American Comedy Awards.
Matthew Perry Net Worth
Matthew Perry has won several nominations for his role in Friends. He has also performed well as a writer and producer. By doing so, the actor has made quite a fortune for himself. Matthew Perry’s net worth is an estimated $90 million. Perry charges $150 Thousand per Episode for appearing in a show. In his career, he has featured in 13 movies and has acted in 40 TV series.
He has appeared in 236 episodes of Friends. He has also lent his voice to the animated series ‘The Simpsons’. Apart from that, Perry also lent his voice to the video game ‘Fallout: New Vegas’. Further, he has also appeared in the play ‘The End of Longing’.
Matthew Perry opened the Perry house which is a sober living home located in Malibu California. He is a fan of the video game series ‘Fallout’.