Matthew Perry’s Net Worth

Matthew Perry’s Net Worth
Matthew perry's Net Worth
  • A famous cast of Friends, Matthew Perry has a Net Worth of $ 120 Million 
  • He got $22,500 for each episode during the first season of Friends, along with the rest of the lead actors, and $40,000 per episode during the second season

Who is Matthew Perry? ( Updated 2022)

Chandler, played by Matthew Perry, is one of the most well-known characters from the hit television show Friends. After the Friends TV series ended, he stayed out of the industry until the Friends Reunion in 2021. Although there was little coverage of him in the media, information regarding his drug addiction had been making the rounds on social media for quite some time.

He has a long history of drug addiction, which he has since written about in full in one of his memoirs. According to him, he is no longer using drugs and has become drug-free, for which he spent approximately $9 million to find a cure.

 Early life of Matthew Perry

Matthew Perry is a Canadian-American actor best known for his portrayal as Chandler Bing in the hit NBC sitcom ‘Friends.’ Matthew Perry was born in Williamstown, Massachusetts, on August 19, 1969. His mother, Suzanne Marie Morrison, is a Canadian journalist and former press secretary to the country’s former Prime Minister.

His father, on the other hand, is a former American actor and model named John Bennett Perry. While Matthew Perry was an experienced TV and film actor prior to joining the cast of ‘Friends,’ it was his performance in the show, which aired for ten years from 1994 to 2004, that catapulted him to global fame.

2022 Profile Summary

Full NameMatthew Langford Perry
Nick NameMatthew, Perry
Date of BirthAugust 19, 1969
Birth PlaceWilliamstown, Massachusetts
Age53
Marital StatusMarried
NationalityCanadian and American
Girlfriend/ WifeLauren Miller
Origin ResidenceWilliamstown, Massachusetts
OccupationsActor, comedian, and producer
Net Worth$120 million

Net Worth 2022

Matthew Perry’s net worth is estimated to be approximately $120 million in 2022. Yes! You read it correctly, the actor/comedian who has primarily gained success among women’s audiences has landed roles in a variety of series, movies, and shows. His attractive appearance and sense of humor are more than enough to make viewers swoon. However, the 53-year-old actor will always have a special place in our hearts.

Matthew Perry- Earnings from “Friends”

Friends featured Matthew Perry in all 236 episodes. He got $22,500 each episode during the first season of the show, along with the rest of the lead actors, and $40,000 per episode during the second season. The increase continued with each season, and he earned $75,000 per episode in season III, then $85,000 per episode in season 4, $100,000 per episode in season 5, and $125,000 per episode in season 6, which was huge at the time.

After negotiating with the producers, he began getting $750,000 each episode for the seventh and eighth seasons, totaling $18 million per season, in season 7. He received $1 million every episode for the remaining two seasons, earning $24 million in season 9 and $18 million in season 10. Matthew Perry earned $90 million in base salary over the course of ten seasons.

Matthew Perry
Matthew Perry as Chandler Bing in Friends sitcom. ( Source: Pinterest)

Matthew Perry Career

Matthew Perry made his film debut in 1988 with ‘A Night in the Life of Jimmy Reardon,’ written and directed by William Richert. He made his television debut in 1979 with 240-Robert, and following a few television appearances in the late 1980s, he opted to attend the University of Southern California and pursue a career as an actor.

Chazz Russell, on the other hand, became a household name in the television world thanks to his role in “Second Chance.” Matthew Perry starred as one of the main characters in the hit television show Friends, appearing in all 236 episodes from 1994 to 2004.

Some of his Notable work apart from “Friends”

YearTitleHis Role
1988A Night in the Life of Jimmy ReardonFred Roberts
1989She’s Out of ControlTimothy
1994Getting InRandal Burns
1997Fools Rush InAlex Whitman
1998Almost HeroesLeslie Edwards
1999Three to TangoOscar Novak
2000The Whole Nine YardsNicholas “Oz” Oseransky
2002Serving SaraJoe Tyler
2004The Whole Ten YardsNicholas “Oz” Oseransky
2006The Ron Clark StoryRon Clark
2007NumbHudson Milbank
2008Birds of AmericaMorrie
200917 AgainOlder Mike O’Donnell

About the family of Matthew Perry

Suzanne Perry, Matthew Perry’s mother, is a former secretary to Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau, an award-winning novelist, and a Canadian-born journalist. His father, John Bennett Perry, is an actor and model. His parents divorced when he was one year old, and he was raised by a single mother. When Matthew was 12 years old, his mother Suzanne married journalist Keith Morrison.