Matt LeBlanc Net Worth, The Legendary Womanizer of “Friends”
Matt LeBlanc is a famous Hollywood actor who gained worldwide recognition for his role in one of the most popular sitcoms “Friends”.
In the sitcom, he played as a dimwitted, yet well-intentioned womanizer man named “Joey Tribbiani”.
The show ran for ten years on TV, from 1994 to 2004.
He received several award nominations for his performance on the sitcom.
After the sitcom ended, Matt LeBlanc continued his acting career in several other TV series.
Besides acting, he also had a career as a host in a BBC series “Top Gear” in 2016.
According to The Richest, Matt LeBlanc net worth is around $60 million this year.
Matt was born as Matthew Steven LeBlanc in Newton, Massachusetts, on July 25, 1967.
He was born to Patricia and Paul LeBlanc. His father was a mechanic and his mother was an office manager.
Matt LeBlanc is of French-Canadian and Italian descent, both come from his parents.
He attended the High School of Newton North and he graduated from the school in 1985.
When he was 17 years old, Matt LeBlanc moved to New York to pursue a career as a model.
Matt LeBlanc before “Friends”
Matt LeBlanc got his first job as a model is when he modeled for a 1987 Heinz Tomato Ketchup ads.
In 1988, LeBlanc starred in a TV drama titled “TV 101” for just one season.
Then, his recurring roles came in 1991 for the sitcoms “Married… with Children”
He also featured in its short-lived spin-offs “Top of the Heap” and “Vinne and Bobby”.
After that, Matt LeBlanc appeared in a music video of Jon Bon Jovi’s son “Miracle” in 1990.
In 1991, he also appeared in other music videos by Alanis Morissette’s single “Walk Away”.
Matt LeBlanc during “Friends”
He got his breakout role in 1994 when he played as Joey Tribbiani in the “Friends” sitcom.
The sitcom was a total success. It made Matt LeBlanc became more and more popular.
Matt played the character for its spin-off too “Joey” which lasted only two seasons.
Friends sitcom lasted for 10 years on TV. It became a major hit for NBC channel and it aired every Thursday nights.
Matt LeBlanc acted in “Friends” alongside Jennifer Aniston, Courtney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matthew Perry, and David Schwimmer.
All of them gained their worldwide popularity from the sitcom which is created by David Crane and Marta Kauffman.
Matt LeBlanc played a character as Joey Tribbiani for 12 years from 1994 to 2006.
His performance in the sitcom brought him three nominations of both Primetime Emmy Award and Golden Globe Award.
He won the Online Film & TV Association Awards in 1994, TV Guide Awards in 2000, Teen Choice Awards in 2002, and Screen Actors Guild Awards in 1996.
During this time, Matt LeBlanc also appeared in several movies and a music video.
Matt LeBlanc after “Friends”
After the spin-off of “Friends”, “Joey” got canceled, Matt LeBlanc announced that he would be taking a hiatus from TV for one year.
However, it turns out that he took the hiatus for four years more. Then, he joined the cast of “Episodes”.
In the series, LeBlanc played as himself in fictionalized version. The series is about a comedy writer couple.
Because of his performance in “Episodes”, he won the 2012 Golden Globe for Best Actor in a TV Series Comedy.
He was also nominated for four Primetime Emmy Awards. The season finale of the series aired in 2017.
In 2012, Matt LeBlanc appeared in a “Top Gear” episode a couple of times.
Then, the BBC announced him as the new presenters in 2016.
After three years presenting the show, Matt LeBlanc decided to leave “Top Gear” in 2018.
But, he still remains a fan of that show.
In 2016, he played the main role of a sitcom “Man with a Plan” on CBS. The show was created by the Fligo brothers.
LeBlanc acted alongside Liza Snyder, Jessica Chaffin, Matt Cook, and many more. The sitcom is still running.
The third season of Man with a Plan has just premiered on February 4, 2019.
Matt LeBlanc Movies and TV Shows
- Ed (1996)
- Lookin’s Italian (1994)
- Lost in Space (1998)
- Charlie’s Angles (2000)
- Jon Bon Jovi’s Music Video “Say It Isn’t So” in 2000
- All the Queen’s Men (2001)
- Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle (2003)
- The Rembrandts: “I’ll Be There for You” music video (2009)
- Jonah Hex (2010) as Executive Producer
- Lovesick (2014)
Matt LeBlanc has also been involved in a total of 19 TV shows including Friends, Top Gear, Web Therapy, and Man with a Plan.
Personal Life: Matt LeBlanc Age, Wife, Family, Ethnicity
As of this year, Matt LeBlanc age is 51 years old. His ethnicity is Italian from his mother and French-Canadian from his father.
Is Matt LeBlanc married? He married model Melissa McKnight in 2003 and separated with his wife in 2006.
Melissa had two kids from her previous marriage and she had a daughter named Marina Pearl with Matt LeBlanc.
After the divorce, Matt dated actress Andrea Anders and separated with her in 2015.
In 2018, he confirmed that he was dating producer Aurora Mulligan.
Matt LeBlanc Wealth
His wealth mostly comes from his fortune in TVs and Movies appearances since 1994.
His time in “Friends” surely define the biggest step of his career in the entertainment industry.
He received a Golden Globe award in 2012 and People’s choice awards in both 2005 and 2017.
According to the automotive website, Hot Cars, Matt LeBlanc owns 15 cool cars.
Those include his Ferrari 360 Modena, Ferrari 458 Italia, Carrera 4 GTS, Porsche 911 GT2 RS, and many more.
All of those cars collection is proof that Matt LeBlanc is sure one of the richest actors in America. S
According to Forbes, one of his mansion, the Pacific Palisades mansion was selling for $8.75 million in 2016.
Matt LeBlanc is surely a successful artist. He started his career in 1987 as a model.
The sitcom “Friends” brought him to worldwide fame to date.
Due to a successful career, Matt LeBlanc earned a huge amount of net worth.
As of this year, Matt LeBlanc net worth is approximately $60 million.