Is Friends’ Matthew Perry Dating Anyone? His Career, Net Worth

Published Date: 05 Jun, 2020 Updated date: 16 Dec, 2020 By Celebs Podium

One of the most loved Canadian-American actors, Matthew Perry is well-known for playing Chandler Bing on popular American sitcom Friends (1994-2004). The show gained him a humungous fan base marking his name in every household.

Matthew Perry has a memorable career with dozens of films and television series along with numerous awards wins and nominations, including an Emmy nomination for Friends. Besides his roles, the charming actor is well known for his wit and sense of humor.

Matthew Perry Short Bio & Family: Age, Height, Ethnicity

Matthew Langford Perry aka Matthew Perry was born on 19 August 1969 to American actor and model, John Bennett Perry and Canadian Journalist, Suzzane Marie in Williamstown, Massachusetts, the United States. After his parents got divorced, he was raised by his mother and journalist stepfather Keith Morrison in Ontario, Canada. Growing up, he was a top-ranked junior lawn tennis player.

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The 51-years-of-age actor stands at a tall height of 6 feet (1.83 meters). He is of French-Canadian, English, Irish, German, and Swiss-German ethnicity. For his education, he was enrolled at Ashbury College.

Matthew’s Career In Movies & TV Shows

Starting his career at the early age of 18, Matthew amassed limelight after playing in the television series Second Chance from 1987 to 1988. Later on, he appeared as Fred Roberts on A Night in the Life of Jimmy Reardon in 1988. During his early career, he appeared in almost 19 shows and movies that didn’t earn much success.

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Subsequently, in 1994, Matthew landed on his most famous role of Chandler Bing in the giant hit NBC sitcom, Friends which garnered his outrageous success. After that, he has not looked back with numerous shows and movies up his belt. Some of his works include The Whole Nine Yards (2000), The Whole Ten Yards (2004), The Ron Clark Story (2006), 17 Again (2009), and Mr. Sunshine (2011). Matthew’s most recent appearance was on the comedy series, Family Guy, in 2019.

His Net Worth & Earnings

The popular Friends actor has an impressive net worth of $120 million. All his earnings are from his roles on both small and big screens with Friends’ success being the primary reason behind it. He charges a salary of $150,000 per episode which certainly enlightens his fortunes.

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Matthew Enjoys Engagement Bliss With Literary Manager Girlfriend!

Finally, after ages, your favorite Chandler Bing has found the girl of his dreams. In fact, Matthew Perry is engaged right now, and this is one of the best things that happened in 2020 despite it being a terrible year. 

Matthew shared the engagement rings with his literary manager girlfriend, Molly Hurwitz, in November 2020. Reportedly, the two had been dating since 2018. Molly, age 29, previously confirmed their relationship with a sweet Valentine’s Day message. 

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Speaking to the People, Matthew said,

I decided to get engaged. Luckily, I happened to be dating the greatest woman on the face of the planet at this time.

The lovebirds spent Christmas at Matthew’s swanky $35 million-worth LA penthouse. They have the whole of 2021 to plan their wedding. 

Matthew Perry’s Past Relationship Flings!

The attractive actor has dated many beautiful ladies in his life. He had a short-term relationship with Julia Roberts (1995- 1996), Baywatch actress Yasmeen Bleeth in 1996, Rachel Dunn (2003-2004), and his Friends co-star Jennifer Aniston (2006). Besides, he dated American actress Lizzy Caplan from 2006 to 2012.

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Apart from that, Matthew surfaced in the rumor of sharing a relationship intimacy with another of his Friends’ co-star, Courteney Cox. Courteney, who earned prominence for her character as Monica Geller, got together with her singer boyfriend, Johnny McDaid, which just shovels the rumor out of the park.

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Some Interesting Facts About Matthew Perry

  • Matthews’s wit is so tremendous that writers often use his suggestion in shows.
  • He became so addicted to drugs and alcohol that he went to rehab in 1997 and claims that he didn’t remember 3 years of his performance on Friends.
  • Besides, he has received a Champion of Recovery Award from the National Drug Control Policy in May 2013. The honor was for opening Perry House (a sober living home) situated in his mansion in Malibu, California.
  • The middle finger of his right hand has a missing part.
  • He remained in the hospital for three months from March 2018 to remove gastrointestinal perforation.
  • Matthew recently opened his Instagram account which has garnered around 7.3 million followers.   
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