David Schwimmer is an American actor, comedian, director, and producer. He shot to stardom as Ross Geller on the hit sitcom Friends.
David shared the screen with Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matthew Perry, and Matt LeBlanc.
Full Name: David Lawrence Schwimmer
Birthday: November 2, 1966
Birthplace: Flushing, New York, U.S.
Profession: Actor, Director, Comedian, Producer
Years active: 1982–present
Education: Beverly Hills High School, Northwestern University
Marital Status: Single
Spouse: Arlene Coleman (divorced)
Father: Arthur Schwimmer
Mother: Arlene Coleman
Siblings: Ellie Schwimmer (sister)
Height: 6 feet 1 inch (185 cm)
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Brown
Net worth: over $80 Million
David Schwimmer was conceived on November 2, 1966. He was born in the home of attorneys Arthur and Arlene in Flushing, Queens. Except him, Schwimmer has an elder sister, Ellie. Subsequently, the family moved to LA and then to Beverly Hills. Next, David’s folks sent him to Beverly Hills High School.
In fact, the actor showed the early signs of his accomplished career by ten. Also, he performed in numerous dramas and musicals during his schooling.
Afterward, he moved to Chicago to enroll at Northwestern University. Later, at the age of 22, he graduated with a BA degree. In the meantime, he took the drama course as well.
The 53-year-old made his acting debut appearing in the movie A Deadly Silence aired on ABC.
He had his career breakthrough in 1994.
Particularly, David portrayed Ross Geller on NBC’s sitcom Friends (1994 – 2004). Schwimmer nerdy and neuro paleontologist character rose him to fame. Eventually, the show quickly gained a massive audience. Besides, the actor starred the series alongside Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matthew Perry, and Matt LeBlanc.
In the meantime, David did his first lead film role in PearlBearer in 1966. Afterward, he portrayed the lead character in Duane Hopwood in 2005.
His other notable acting credits include Big Nothing (2006), Nothing but the Truth (2008), Run Fatboy Run(2007), and The People v. O. J. Simpson (2016).
As of 2020, he is the main cast in British comedy sitcom called Intelligence aired on Sky One.
Awards and Acheivments
For his role on Freinds, David took home the Screen Actors Guild award in 1995. For the same, he received a Primetime Emmy Award nomination as well.
Again, he was nominated for Primetime Emmy Award. Specifically, this one was for portraying Robert Kardashian in The People v. O. J. Simpson.
Married Life, Divorce, Current Relationship Status of Schwimmer:
Schwimmer started British artist Zoë Buckman three years before getting married. Schwimmer, along with Buckman led to the altar in June 2010. After a year, they gave birth to daughter Cleo. Later, the couple divorced in 2017.
He is believed to have dated actresses Brandi Glanville and Patrice Jennings.
Net Worth and Salary:
David Schwimmer earns hefty salary from his established career.
Probably, his net worth falls above 80 Million USD.
Speaking of stats, his self-titled Instagram account has 5.7M followers.
Additionally, his official Twitter account has amassed 676.2K followers to date.
The actor has an official Facebook page. Until now, the page has garnered over 505K followers.
David is an active director of the Santa Monica-based Rape Treatment Center.
After graduation, he co-founded the Lookingglass Theatre Company along with his friends.
Besides, actor Jonathan Silverman was his high school classmate.
What’s more, Schwimmer’s favorite subjects were Science and Math.
Schwimmer’s birth sign in Scorpio.