Matt Leblanc needs no introduction. Even if the actor never played another role in his life, he will always be remembered in the classic sitcom. Friends. Friends, which is widely regarded as one of the greatest TV series of all time, ran from 1994 to 2004 and Leblanc starred as one of the main characters, Joey Tribbiani. His portrayal of the dark but good-natured womanizer has earned him multiple awards and has ensured that he will never be forgotten in the annals of Hollywood.
Matt Leblanc Bio (age)
Matthew Steven Leblanc was born on July 24th , 1967 in Newton, Massachusetts. His father’s name is Paul while his mother’s name is Patricia. He also has a half brother named Justin. In addition, the actor has Italian, French, English, Irish and Dutch ancestry. Leblanc grew up in Newton and attended Newton North High School. His schoolmates included Louis CK (who went on to become one of the greatest stand-up comics of all time) and graduated in 1985. After graduating from high school, Leblanc immediately made his way to New York to pursue modeling. In the Big Apple, his apparent good looks helped him secure commercial appearances for companies like Doritos, Coca-Cola, Heinz Ketchup and Levi’s Jeans.
Matt Leblanc landed his first acting role on the TV series, TV 101 in 1988. After TV 101 The Newton native also starred in other TV shows such as Married…With Kids, Top of the Bunch and Vinnie and Bovi. Leblanc finally got his big break in 1994 when he was cast in the NBC sitcom. Friends. Friends revolved around the adventures of six buddies, in their 20s and 30s, who live in Manhattan. Leblanc portrayed the dim but lovable ladies’ man Joey and the legendary show made him a household name in Hollywood.
Since his breakthrough on Friends , LeBlanc has been featured in other TV series like Man With a Plan and Joey . During his career he received several awards. They include Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series at the 1996 SAG Awards (for Friends ), Favorite Male TV Star at the 2005 People’s Choice Awards (for Joey ), Best Actor in a TV Series, Musical or Comedy, at the Golden Globes Awards 2012 (for Episodes ) and Favorite Actor in a New TV Series at the 2017 People’s Choice Awards (for Man with a Plan ).
family (wife and child)
Though he’s famous for playing the ladies, man, Leblanc’s real-life circumstance is pretty tame in comparison. The actor was previously married to Melissa McKnight, a British-American model. The two began dating in 1997 after being introduced by mutual friends. They got engaged in 1998 and became engaged five years later in May 2003. However, their union only lasted three years and they divorced in 2006. The marriage produced a daughter named Marina and she is Leblanc’s only child.
After the end of his first marriage, the Friends alum fell in love with actress Andrea Anders. They first met on the set of the sitcom, Joey , and began dating in 2006. The couple dated for almost a decade before calling it quits in 2015.
Matt Leblanc has been in a relationship with Top Gear producer Aurora Mulligan since 2019. Mulligan is from Northern Ireland and studied Politics, Political Science and Government at Liverpool University. She has worked as a producer for networks such as ITV, Channel 5 and The BBC. Leblanc and Mulligan met while working on Top Gear . They subsequently fell in love and began dating in 2016.
Wealth (income and earnings)
Matt Leblanc has an estimated net worth of $60million. He makes his fortune from the earnings of his career over the years. In addition to his successful career on the small screen, Leblanc has also appeared in several films including Lookin’ Italian, Ed, Lost in Space, Love Sick, All the Queen’s Men, Charlie’s Angels, and Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle. In addition, the actor has also hosted the popular British car show, Top Gear. He hosted the show between 2016 and 2019 but had to step down because he wanted to spend more time with his family. With a net worth of $60 million, Leblanc has certainly come a long way from his days as a struggling actor in New York. The Newton native once revealed that he only had $11 in his bank account before he was cast in Friends.
Height – How tall is Matt Leblanc?
The Friends star is 5 feet 9 ½ inches tall (1.77m) and his weight is reported as 169 lbs or 77 kg. His hair color is salt and pepper while his eye color is dark brown. Other additional measurements include chest (107cm), arms/biceps (35.5cm) and waist (87cm).