Matthew Perry Net Worth and Biography

Matthew Perry is an American actor and comedian. He’s best known as Chandler Bing in the popular TV series ”Friends”. He has a net worth of around $120 million dollars. 

Net Worth: $120 million
Birth Date:
Aug 19, 1969
Williamstown, Massachusetts.
Last Updated:
March 2020
Matthew Perry Net Worth

Net Worth of Matthew Perry

As of 2020, Matthew Perry has an estimated net worth of $120 million dollars. Most of his wealth comes from the TV series ”Friends”, which is one of the most watches TV series of all time. The finale of the series is the highest-rated series of the 21st century. The finale attracted an impressive 52.5 million viewers.

The show had a total of 10 seasons and ran for 10 years (from 1994 until 2004). The salaries that the actors got from playing in Friends are incredibly lucrative.

For example, the stars were paid $75,000 per episode in season three, $85,000 in season four, $100,000 in season five, $125,000 in season six, $750,000 in seasons seven and eight, and $1 million in seasons nine and ten.

That’s $1 million dollars per episode!!!! But how did they pull that off? The simple answer is that all six cast members negotiated together for a better deal. They each wanted to be paid the same or they would all leave the hit show.


Matthew Perry was born on August 19, 1969 in Williamstown, Massachusetts. But he grew up in Ottawa, Canada. He is the son of actor John Bennett Perry and his previous wife, Suzanne Perry Morrison. 

Perry had to choose between a career as an actor or as a tennis player early in life. He had an exceptional talent for tennis, but still decided to enter the acting profession. Perry played Chandler Bing on the television series Friends for ten years. He has guest-starred in the series Ally McBeal and The West Wing. He also lent his voice to the animated series The Simpsons.


Matthew Perry has a net worth of $120 million. His net worth increased significantly after he was able to negotiate a one million dollars per episode together with his co-stars from Friends.