Matthew Perry is an American-Canadian actor, comedian, executive producer, screenwriter, and playwright. He is best known for portraying Chandler Bing on the NBC sitcom Friends (1994 – 2004).
Full Name: Matthew Langford Perry
Birthday: August 19, 1969
Birthplace: Williamstown, Massachusetts, U.S.
Home Town: Ottawa, Ontario
Residence: Los Angeles
Profession: Actor, Comedian, Producer, Screenwriter, and Playwright
Education: The Buckley School, Lisgar Collegiate, Ashbury College
Marital Status: Single
Ex- Partner: Lizzy Caplan
Girlfriend: Molly Hurwitz
Father: John Bennett Perry
Mother: Suzanne Langford
Height: 6 feet (183 cm)
Weight: 66 kg
Hair Color: Salt and Pepper
Eye Color: Green-Blue
Net worth: $85 Million (estimated)
Matthew Perry was born on August 19, 1969, in Williamstown. He was the child to mother Suzanne Langford, who is a Canadian journalist.
And, his father, John Bennett Perry, is an American actor and former model. When Matthew was a toddler, his parents got separated. Subsequently, he moved to Ottawa, Ontario, with his mom.
Furthermore, he attended Lisgar Collegiate Institution. Again, he joined Ashbury College for completed formal education.
Besides, he was a top-ranked tennis player when young.
The actor turned producer, Matthew moved to Los Angeles to pursue his career and higher education. Subsequently, he enrolled at The Buckley School in Sherman Oaks. Later, he graduated in 1987.
Shortly, Perry started his vocation as an actor after graduation.
Matthew Perry landed on as the lead character in Boys Will Be Boys (previously known as Second Chance). In 1988, he appeared as a guest character in Beverly Hills, 90210.
Later, he landed as Chandler Bing in the hit sitcom Friends. The show ran from 19994 to 2004.
All in all, he gathered a massive loyal audience through the series. Notably, the main casts each started making $1 million per episode by 2002. In the meantime, Perry appeared in numerous films. To name a few, Fools Rush In (1997), Almost Heroes (1998), The Whole Nine Yards (2000), and 17 Again (2009).
Besides, Matthew was the co-creator, executive producer, co-writer, and star of the Sunshine. It is a television sitcom aired on ABC in 2011. Later, he starred in Go On in 2012.
Also, he played as the lead in The Odd Couple from 2015 to 2017. Subsequently, he starred in the short-lived series The Kennedys: After Camelot.
Love Life, Relationship History of Matthew Perry:
The actor’s fans are always head over heels to know more about his personal life.
Previously, he dated actress -cum-model Lizzy Caplan. The duo hooked in 2006. Later, they parted their ways due to some problems in 2012. Moreover, he dated the actresses Julia Roberts from 1995 to 1996. Before that, he had a relationship with Yasmine Bleeth in 1995.
However in 2020, Matthew Perry is speculated to have been dating girlfriend Molly Hurwitz.
Net Worth and Salary:
As of 2018, Business Insider reported Perry’s net worth to be around $80 million. Hence, we can estimate his net worth to be $85 million in 2020.
Undoubtedly, the actor and screenwriter have garnered massive virtual fandom.
Likewise, the followers on his official Facebook page counts over 2M.
Besides, The actor holds both Canadian and American citizenship.
What’s more, Perry had been to rehab due to his addiction to drugs and alcohol.
In 2000, he suffered from pancreatitis and lost 20 pounds.
Further, he had surgery to overcome his ruptured bowel in 2018.
Perry’s mother is the former press secretary to former Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau.