How much is Matt Leblanc worth? $80 Million
How did Matt Leblanc earn his money and wealth?
Matt Leblanc, born on July 25, 1967, doesn’t need an introduction. The world knows him as Joey Tribbiani from the super hit NBC sitcom, Friends (1994-2004). His role as Joey in the series has attracted international recognition and fame. Better known for doing television shows, Matt has also appeared in movies. Leblanc started his career in 1987 with the Tomato Ketchup commercial. In 1988, he appeared in the TV drama, TV 101, in one of its seasons. He continued to star in Married… with Children In 1991, Top of the Heap in 1991 and Vinnie and Bobby in 1992.
But Matt got his breakthrough role in the form of Joey on Friends. It is the longest television series he has been a part of so far. He went on to play the character for almost 12 years that included 10 seasons. He shared the screen with Mathew Perry, Jennifer Aniston, Courtney Cox, Lisa Kudrow and David Schwimmer as well numerous other stars who made guest appearnaces on the show. Aired every Thursday, Matt along with his co-stars got the attention he sought and his role was appreciated and applauded worldwide. He won 3 Primetime Emmy award nominations, 3 Golden Globe nominations and one Screens Actors Guild award for Joey.
He also managed to grab the attention of film directors and so was cast in many movies including Lookin’ Italian (1994), Ed (1996), Lost in Space (1998), Charlie’s Angels (2000), and Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle released in 2003. He took a 5-years break fom television and movies from 2006-2011 and made a comeback in 2011 with the Showtime British television series, Episodes. Leblanc was again nominated for his role in Episodes for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a TV series Comedy.
In 2012, Leblanc featured in the second season of Top Gear where he set the fastest time of 1:42:1, defeating the previous winner by 0.1 seconds. In Feb 2016, he became the new presenter of the Top Gear and signed a two-year contract of continued hosting the show. Currently, he can be seen in the CBS sitcom Man with a Plan.
Leblanc married Melissa McKnight, top American model, in 2003. Both were introduced by their mutual friend in 1997 and Leblanc proposed to her the following year. Their daughter, Marina Pearl was born in 2004. He also has two step-children from Melissa’s first marriage. However, their marriage didn’t last for long and both got separated on 2006. After the divorce, Leblanc started dating Andrea Anders. Both met while shooting for the sitcom Joey.
What are the highest grossing movies of Matt Leblanc?
- Charlie’s Angels (2000):$264,105,545
- Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle (2003):$259,175,788
- Lost in Space (1998): $136,159,423
- Ed (1996): $4,422,380
- All the Queen’s Men (2002):$23,662