Have you watched the hit Sitcom ‘F.R.I.E.N.D.S’? Well if you have, you must have come across the character by the name Joey Tribbiani. His birth name is Matthew Steven LeBlanc. He did play the role very well, and it was his breakthrough. Here is a quick summary of net worth, career and earnings of Matt Leblanc in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Can you try to guess the age of Matt? I know it may be a bit hard. Matt was born in the year 1967 on July 25th. His parents were Patricia and Paul Le Blanc. He was born in Newton, Massachusetts. He did study at Newton North High School and went on to graduate with a comedian Louis C.K in the year 1985.
Matt together with his wife met in the year 1997. His wife is known as Melissa McKnight. The couple got married in the year 2003. They have been blessed with a daughter by the name Marina Pearl. When the baby girl was born, she did suffer from seizures. However, with time, the condition did subside. Matt has two stepchildren from her previous marriage.
Career, Awards & Nominations
Matt first appeared on television in an advert for the Heinz Tomato Ketchup in the year 1997. The year that followed, he went on to appear in TV 101. His appearance only lasted for one season. In the year 1991, he got a recurring role, ‘Married …..with Children’. He landed various roles in two spin-offs of the sitcom, ‘Top of the Heap in 1991’ and ‘Vinnie and Bobby in 1992’. In the year 1990, he did feature in two music videos. The videos were by Bon Jovi, ‘Miracle’ from Young Guns II and ‘Say it isn’t so’ in the year 2000.
In the year 191, he did give an appearance in Alanis Morissette’s ‘Walk Away.’ In the year 1994, he would land a role of Joey Tribbiani in ‘F.R.I.E.N.D.S’ which he did play for twelve years. He did film ten seasons of the sitcom and two seasons of its Spin-Off, Joey. Other roles that he has landed when it comes to films is in movies such as ‘Lookin’ Italian,’ ‘Ed,’ ‘Lost in Space’ and ‘Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle.’
In the year 2011, he did star in Episodes. Here, he played a fictionalised version of himself. The television series did continue for five seasons and was written by creator by the name David Crane and his partner, Jeffrey Klarik. In the year 2012, he did appear in an episode of ‘Top Gear.’ He did sign a contract deal with BBC to become one of the presenters of the Top Gear. He has also acted in a sitcom dubbed ‘Man With A Plan.’
In the year 1996, he did win the Screen Actor’s Guild Award for his role as Joey. The year that followed saw him win the Online Film & Television Association award for the best ensemble cast in F.R.I.E.N.D.S. In 2000; he did win the TV Guide Award. He has won many more awards for his work.
Net Worth & Earnings
Matt has accumulated a lot of wealth through his career in the entertainment industry; He has a net worth of $70 million. His wealth has been generated from various sources. Television films roles have been the major contributor. In the sitcom F.R.I.E.N.D.S, he would get paid $1 million per episode.
Matt has demonstrated very high skills in all the sitcom that he has had a chance to feature in. Many people refer to him as Joey Tribianni. It is this role that made people love him. There have been rumours that he shaped the character of Joey in the film. Either way, he did well.