Matthew Steven LeBlanc hails from America. He is an actor, TV show host and a producer. His fame rose when he featured as a Joey in the hit show F.R.I.E.N.D.S. Since then he has been an iconic figure in the industry. Below is a look at the net worth of Matt LeBlanc in 2018 and earnings.
Early Life & Biography
Matt was born in 1967, July. His father was Paul LeBlanc and mother, Patricia LeBlanc. He has a descent of French-Canadian and American-Italian. He went to school at Newton high school where he graduated in 1985. He did not further his education as he wanted to venture into comedy.
After meeting with Melissa McKnight in 1997, they married in 2003 and were blessed with a daughter named marina pearl. She suffered from seizure immediately after she was born but the problem was solved later. He also has two step-children who came with Melissa from her previous marriage.
Career, Awards & Nominations
Matt’s first major appearance in TV was in a commercial for tomato ketchup in 1987. After one year he starred in 101 for just one season. He went on to feature in married… with children in 1991 in a sitcom. He had roles in the top of the head in 1991, two spin-offs and Vinnie and bobby the following year.
He has appeared in music videos also by major artists like Bon Jovi, Young Guns, Say it isn’t so and Alanis Morsette’s ‘walk away.’
The major turning point in his career came when he landed a role in the F.R.I.E.N.D.S. show as Joey Tribbiani. He played this character for 12 consecutive years. He featured for a record ten seasons and a further two seasons of the spin-off. He has ventured in movies like lost in space, two of the Charlie’s Angels movies and Lookin’ Italian.
He has also starred in plays where he took the role of fictionalizing his real version.
The series was broadcasted for five seasons. It was written by David Crane, the co-creator of F.R.I.E.N.D.S. with Jeffrey Klanik. Since then he has appeared in a single episode of Top Gear and was later signed by BBC to present Top Gear in 2016. In the same year, he starred in Man with a Plan.
Matt has won a host of awards in his career. He has won Screen Actors Award for his part as Joey in 1996, Online Television Award In 1997, TV Guide Award In 2000, Teen Choice Award In 2002, People’s Choice Award In 2005, and Golden Globe Award In 2012 And People’s Choice Award In 2017 for Man with a Plan. He has also received numerous nominations, although he did not win them, they helped him gain international recognition.
Net Worth & Earnings
Matt LeBlanc’s net worth is valued to be around $70 million. The major source of this wealth is from his roles in TV shows. The most notable profit came when they cut a deal with FRIENDS cast wherein each episode they were receiving an impressive $1 million. He has also acted in movies which also contributed generously to this value. He is also a host and a presenter thus garnering a notable and sufficient amount from these. Although he is not currently into acting, he has found new ways of gathering income through investment.
His numerous involvement in many shows led him to create a huge legacy in the world of comedy. His role as Joey gained global recognition that some people even confuse his real name Matt with Joey. He is loved all over the world. He is still venturing into other programs which means that this value could only go higher in the coming future.