Expect the unexpected. That’s life. Life is full of every kinds of unexpected events in every moment. These directly or indirectly creates a large or small impact in life of Matthew Perry. Likewise, things may not always make sense in the beginning. But to move on with the flow is the biggest part of life.

Quick Info
Full NameMatthew Langford Perry
Date of BirthAugust 19, 1969
Parent(s)John Bennett Perry(Father)
Suzanne Langford(Mother)
OccupationActor, comedian, playwright, executive producer, screenwriter
Age51 years
Height6 ft 0 in
Partner(s)Lizzy Caplan (2006-2012)
Net WorthUS $ 120 million

Out of lots of people, for whom things may not work well at once, Matthew Perry is also one of them. Matthew has been popular among the youngsters for his performance in the TV series “Friends.” He had played the role of “Chandler Bing.” The actor got the nominations for the role in “Emmy Award.”  But the fine actor has an amazing story before reaching the platform. And as told earlier, the beginning for him was not satisfactory. Despite of the unexpected result, he started grabbing the opportunities.

Matthew Perry

Early Lifestyle

Suzzane Marie gave birth to Matthew Perry in Williamstown, Massachusetts, the U.S. on August 19, 1969. Suzzane was a journalist in Canada. His father, John Bennett was a model and an actor in America. Matthew was not a lucky boy when it comes to a happy family childhood memory. His parents separated when he was in the need of both mother and father. 


Matthew Perry was not able to become a kid enjoying both the companies of both his parents at the same time. He had enjoyed the partial love from his parents at a time. Matthew grew up with his mother. Then, he spent his teenage days with his father.


Matthew Perry did his schooling from “Radcliffe Park Public School.” He was an active sports enthusiast in school days. Moreover, his had amazing skills of tennis. The passion towards tennis made him a top-ranked junior player. He also studied in “West Carleton Secondary School.”


Matthew Perry completed his high school from “The Buckley School.” There he developed another interest that became his passion. It was acting. He was part of many school stage productions. This involvement was beneficial for him. He got an opportunity to be part of a movie “A Night in the life of Jimmy Reardon.” Although his debut movie was not a good take off for his career but the experience was priceless. Then, when he was about to enroll for University studies, he got another opportunity. This became the turning point of his life. 


Matthew Perry hit the bull’s eye from his lead role in television series “Second Chance” as “Chaz Russell.” It was not special for being a lead role. The role made him grew as an artist. He got to identify his strong genres comedy and drama, which boost his confidence. Matthew went to “Ashbury College” for the studies. He was also part of the “LA Connection.” There he often used to perform improv comedy.

Matthew Perry


Matthew Perry appeared in guest roles in many TV shows in beginning of 1980. He appeared in “Second Chance” for 21 episodes for a year in 1987.  Likewise, Matthew Perry was part of several television movies like “Call me Anna” (1990), “Deadly Relations” (1993), and “Parallel Lives” (1994). He was part of “Sydney” (a situational comedy) in 1990. He was playing the role of “Billy.” It premiered from CBS. Matthew shared the screen with Craig Bierko and Valerie Bertinelli. 


Moreover, with the course of enjoying his acting career, he got the selection in a TV series “Friends.” This was a milestone project in his career which earn the net worth. It was story between the friends in New York. The series was commercially and critically acclaimed and aired from 1994-2004 for ten seasons. Matthew got awards for his performance in the series. He received “Screen Actors Guild Award” in the category of “Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in Comedy Series” in 1995. And he won the “Teen Choice Award” for the category of “Choice TV Actor-Comedy” in 2004.


Then, Matthew Perry was part of the movie “The Whole Nine Yards” in 2000. He shares the screen along with Brue Willis, Amanda Peet and Michael Clarke. It was a adventure crime comedy. Although, it was commercially successful, it received mixed reviews. Matthews was also part of its sequel. But it’s sequel titling “The Whole Ten Yards” failed in the box office in 2004. It was heavily criticized. 


After 2 years, Matthew Perry became a part of television film. The film “The Ron Clark Story” featured Matthew in lead role. The critics highly appreciated his acting. It was a true story based in the life of Ron Clark. The project was a tribute to Clark, who created differences in the life of minority students. 


Moreover, Matthew Perry tried to experiment in the other forms of acting. He co-created a television sitcom called “Mr. Sunshine” in 2011. Unfortunately, it was cancelled due to low ratings. Then he appeared in sitcom like “Go On” from 2012- 2013. He did his debut in Britain TV through “The Dog Thrower.”

Matthew Perry


He has won the 2012 Gold Derby TV Award for Drama Guest Actor. He has won 2007 Gold Derby TV Award for TV Movie/Mini Lead Actor. He is the winner of Huading Award 2013 for Best Global Actor in a Television Series. He has won 1997 OFTA Television Award for Best Ensemble in a Comedy Series, and 2000 TV Guide Award for Editor’s Choice,.


Matthew Perry has grown up seeing an unsuccessful marriage life of his parents. Likewise, in the course of adjusting his life, he succeeded to find few partners to share the loneliness locked inside him. Although, he was a comedian actor but if we see his real life. He seems to be lonely and depressed from inside due to which he was involved in drugs and alcohol. 


Matthew Perry was in a relationship with the gorgeous faces of the industry like Lauren Graham, Yasmine Bleeth and Julia Roberts. There were many ups and downs in those relationships. Likewise, he was also in relationship with Lizy Caplan for six years. The couple broke up in 2012. He is quite active on Twitter than other platforms with 1.5 million followers.


Net Worth

Matthew Perry has been part of the acting industry for more than 3 decades. He has participated in many national and international projects in dramas, TV, movies and series. With all his contributions and the data from the celebritynetworth.net, he has an approximate net worth of $120 million