Matt LeBlanc Bio 2021: Age, Friends, Net Worth
Matt Leblanc (born 25 July 1967) is a popular actor and scripter writer from the USA. His real name is Matthew Steven LeBlanc. Matt is famous for his iconic role of Joey Tribbiani in the popular comedy sitcom FRIENDS. While he was growing up he loved riding biking and wanted to become a bike rider however his mum was against it so he drifted away to become an actor. Due to his immense performance on the show, he became one of the fan-favorite, characters of the show. Matt was also nominated with three Prime Emmy nominations for the best supporting male actors. Matt did only got popular with Friends but also played his character in another famous series of Episodes for which he was nominated for the Golden Globe Award.
Matt LeBlanc was born in Newton, Massachusetts. His father’s name was Paul LeBlanc and his mother’s name was Patricia. His father Paul was a mechanic whereas his mother was an office manager. Regarding his education, Matt LeBlanc attended Newton High School and later went to Wentworth Institute of Technology. However, he did not complete his education and dropped out of the university to pursue his career as an actor. LeBlanc decided to move to New York to pursue his career as an actor but had to struggle at first.
Matt LeBlanc started his career as an actor in 1997 when he was featured in the advertisement for Heinz Tomato Ketchup. A year later he got his first role in a TV show named TV 101 however it was only for just one season. Matt started to appear on Music videos and became popular with two of Jon Bonjovi’s music videos titled Young Guns II and Miracle. However, he had to wait till 1994 to get his first biggest break as he was featured on the sitcom drama FRIENDS as Joey Tribbiany. Matt played Joey for 10 seasons and became one of the iconic characters in the Tv industry. Matt was rewarded with lots of award nominations due to his amazing performances. After FRIENDS became successful, Matt got lots more movie offers such as Charlie’s Angels, Looking Italian, Lost in Space, and Ed. In 2006 he was supposed to be acting on his spinoff of FRIENDS in Joey however it was canceled. Disappointed Matt claimed to take a break for a year however did not return for almost 5 years. Matt returned to television in 2011 when he was cast to play the fictionalized role of himself in Episodes. He won the Golden Globe Award for the show in the best actor award. Matt was also nominated for four Primetime Emmy Awards for the same TV show. In 2012, he did a cameo role in the top TV show Top Gear. In 2016, Matt hosted the show Top Gear for 2 years and then retired in 2018. One of his canceled sitcoms was Man with a Plan.
Wife or Girlfriend
LeBlanc is currently married to American model Melissa Mcknight. who was a single mother of two and divorced. They met first time in 1997 and started dating each other. Matt proposed to her a year later but they got married only in 2003. Matt and Melissa had a lovely daughter named Marina LeBlanc. Marina was discovered with dysplasia when she was just four years old. Matt and Melissa divorced in 2006 mutually due to their differences.
Matt LeBlanc is a popular actor who became famous for his role as Joey Tribbiani in the popular sitcom Friends. He has earned the majority of his income as an actor and shows whereas a lot from brands and endorsements as well.
Currently, Matt LeBlanc has a net worth of approximately $80 million as of 2021.
- Matt LeBlanc dropped out of college to pursue his career as a actor.
- He started his acting career in a ketchup advertisement.
- LeBlanc played the iconic role of Joey Tribiani in 1997 and played for 12 seasons continously.
- He married Ameircan model Marissa and have a daughter named Marina.
- Currenlty Matt Leblanc has a net worth of approximately $80 million as of 2021.