Matthew Perry Wife, Family, Relationships, Death, and Net Worth

American actor Matthew Perry sadly passed away on the 28th of October 2023 due to drowning in a hot tub at his own home in Los Angeles. The test reports claim that Matthew died and had no foul play and a call regarding cardiac arrest was received before his death.

Matthew Perry is one famous American actor, comedian, and producer who is widely recognized for his role as Chandler Bing on the NBC television sitcom, “Friends”.

Throughout his over four decades of contributions to the entertainment industry, Perry has provided several hit movies and television series that nominated him on several award shows as well.

However, this actor had a bad habit of addiction to drugs and alcohol and also had to recover himself from the rehabilitation center, National Association of Drug Court Professionals.

Continue reading the article to know details on Matthew Perry biography, career, wife, parents, net worth, death, and more.

Matthew Perry Biography: Age and Early Life

A famous American actor who will always be remembered by the world, Matthew Perry was born on August 19, 1969, in Williamstown, Massachusetts, United States. This talented actor and comedian lived up to the age of 54 years.

American Actor, Matthew Perry
American Actor, Matthew Perry

He had a rough childhood as his parents were separated when he was only a year old. Perry was raised by his mother in Ottawa, Ontario. Talking about his early education, he was enrolled in Rockcliffe Park Public School and later attended Ashbury College in Ottawa.

With a rough and tough childhood, Matthew was a spoiled kid who used to steal money to smoke and beat up fellow students. Likewise, he began drinking alcohol at the age of 14. However, a good part of his childhood was his tennis which he used to play for 10 hours.

Matthew also became a top-ranked junior tennis player in Canada. However, after moving to Los Angeles with his father, he studied acting classes at Buckley School and decided to pursue his career as an actor.

Matthew Perry Wikipedia

Full Name Matthew Langford Perry
Nick Name Mattman
Date of Birth 19 August 1969
Age (as of 2023) 54 Years Old
Birth Place Williamstown, Massachusetts, United States
Zodiac Sign Leo
Ethnicity White
Religion Christianity
Nationality American and Canadian
Education College Graduate
Net Worth $120 Million

Matthew Perry Family: Ethnicity and Nationality

Matthew Perry was born to John Bennett Perry (father) and Suzanne Marie Morrison (mother). His father is an American actor and former model while his mother is a Canadian journalist who was also the press secretary to Canadian prime minister Pierre Trudeau.

Talking about his siblings, Perry was a single child from John and Suzanne. While, he had four younger maternal half-siblings, Will, Caitlin, Emily, and Madeline. Moreover, he also had a younger paternal half-sister, Maria. 

Furthermore, Matthew Perry belongs to the white ethnic group and he believes in Christianity.

Matthew Perry Father, Mother, Sister, and Brother

Father Mr. John Bennett Perry
Mother Mrs. Suzanne Marie Morrison
Maternal Half-Siblings Will, Caitlin, Emily, and Madeline
Paternal Half-Sister Maria

Matthew Perry Height, Weight, and Physical Appearance

Height In Feet Inches: 6’ 0’’
In Meters: 1.82 m.
In Centimeters: 182 cm.
Weight Unknown.
Hair Color Light Brown
Eye Color Blue

Matthew Perry Wife and Relationships 

During his young age, Matthew dated multiple women starting with Yasmine Bleeth in 1995. However, this former actor didn’t have woman luck throughout his life resulting in his separation from Yasmine Bleeth in the same year.

Likewise, he then dated Julia Roberts, an American actress for a year from 1995 to 1996. Again in 2006, Perry had a relationship with Lizzy Caplan which lasted till 2012.

Matthew Perry and Ex-Fiance, Molly Hurwitz
Matthew Perry and Ex-Fiance, Molly Hurwitz

Well, Matthew was once engaged with literary manager Molly Hurwitz in November 2020 but the engagement couldn’t turn into marriage and ended in 2021.

Matthew Perry Death

One of the most loved American actors and comedians, Matthew Perry was pronounced dead on October 28, 2023, at 4:17 pm at the age of 54. 

He was found unconscious in his hot tub and reports say that he might be the victim of cardiac arrest. However, Matthew will always be remembered by his fans throughout the world.

His funeral was held on November 3, 2023, at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Los Angeles. After his death, the National Philanthropic Trust established the “Matthew Perry Foundation” to help and support people who are suffering from addictions.

Matthew Perry Net Worth

With his over four decades of career in the entertainment industry, Matthew Perry has made a fortune living earning huge amounts of money.

As of 2023, the total estimated net worth of Matthew Perry is $120 million.

Well, during his appearance in the American NBC television sitcom, Friends, he used to make around $22500 per episode.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Who is Matthew Perry?

Matthew Perry was an American actor, comedian, and producer.

How did Matthew Perry die?

Drowning in a hot tub probably because of cardiac arrest.

Was Matthew Perry married?


How old was Matthew Perry during his death?

54 years old.

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