Biography

Who Is Matt LeBlanc? Wiki, Age, Height, Wife, Net Worth, Ethnicity, Career

Matt LeBlanc

Matthew Steven LeBlanc is an actor, producer, and television show host from the United States. He is best known for his portrayal of Joey Tribbiani in the hit sitcom F.R.I.E.N.D.S.

Quick Facts

Celebrated Name: Matt LeBlanc
Real Name/Full Name: Matthew Steven LeBlanc
Gender: Male
Age: 55 years old
Birth Date: 25 July 1967
Birth Place: Newton, Massachusetts, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.78 m
Weight: 77 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Divorced
Wife/Spouse (Name): Melissa McKnight (m. 2003–2006)
Children: Yes (Marina Pearl LeBlanc)
Profession: American actor and comedian
Net Worth in 2022: $100 million

Matt LeBlanc Biography

LeBlanc was born on July 25, 1967, in Newton, Massachusetts, to Patricia and Paul Le Blanc. He is of French Canadian and American Italian ancestry. He went to Newton North High School and graduated alongside comedian Louis C.K. in 1985.

Matt LeBlanc Age, Height, Weight

Matt LeBlanc was born on July 25, 1967, and will be 55 years old on September 13, 2022. His height is 1.78 m and he weighs 77 kg.

Matt LeBlanc
Matt LeBlanc

Career

  • Matt made his first television appearance in an advertisement for Heinz Tomato Ketchup in 1987.
  • He appeared in TV 101 for one season the following year.
  • He had a recurring role in the sitcom Married… with Children in 1991.
  • He also appeared in two sitcom spin-offs, Top of the Heap in 1991 and Vinnie and Bobby in 1992.
  • He appeared in two Bon Jovi music videos, “Miracle” from Young Guns II in 1990 and “Say it isn’t so” in 2000. He made an appearance in Alanis Morissette’s “Walk Away” in 1991.
  • In 1994, he was cast as Joey Tribbiani in F.R.I.E.N.D.S., a role he held for 12 years. He shot ten seasons of F.R.I.E.N.D.S. and two seasons of Joey, the spin-off.
  • In addition, he appeared in Lookin’ Italian, Ed, Lost in Space, Charlie’s Angels, and Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle.
  • In 2011, he appeared in Episodes as a fictionalized version of himself. The TV series lasted five seasons and was written by David Crane and Jeffrey Klarik, co-creators of F.R.I.E.N.D.S.
  • He also appeared in an episode of Top Gear in 2012.
  • In 2016, he signed a deal with the BBC to become one of the Top Gear presenters.
  • He has also appeared in the sitcom Man With a Plan since 2016.

Matt LeBlanc Achievements and Awards

  • In 1996. For his role as Joey, LeBlanc received a Screen Actors Guild Award.
  • He won the Online Film & Television Association award for best ensemble cast in F.R.I.E.N.D.S. the following year.
  • He also received a TV Guide Award in 2000.
  • Matt received a Teen Choice Award in 2002 for F.R.I.E.N.D.S.
  • He won the People’s Choice Award for his performance in Joey in 2005.
  • LeBlanc received a Golden Globe Award for his performance in Episodes in 2012.
  • Finally, he won the People’s Choice Award in 2017 for his performance in Man With a Plan.

Matt LeBlanc’s Net Worth in 2022

Matt LeBlanc’s net worth is estimated to be around $100 million as of September 2022. The majority of his earnings come from his numerous appearances on television shows. The entire cast of F.R.I.E.N.D.S. negotiated a deal in 2002 in which they would each receive $1 million per episode.

Matt LeBlanc has played a variety of roles both before and after F.R.I.E.N.D.S., but he is best known to audiences worldwide as the endearing Joey Tribianni. His portrayal of the character made him a fan favorite among all viewers. It has even been claimed that Joey was not originally written as a dim character, but that it was LeBlanc who suggested that Joey be shaped the way we see him today.

All of the cast members of this iconic sitcom have struggled to break out of their roles. LeBlanc, on the other hand, has worked extremely hard and has expanded into a variety of programs since then.

Matt LeBlanc Wife, Marriage

Matt met his future wife, Melissa McKnight, in 1997. In 2003, the couple married. Marina Pearl, their daughter, suffered from seizures in the days following her birth. However, the condition improved over time. Matt also has two stepchildren from Melissa’s previous marriage, Tyler and Jacqueline Esposito.