Matthew Perry Bio, Age, Height, Family, Addiction, Death, Movies

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Perry Biography

Matthew Langford Perry was an American Canadian actor mainly known for his role as Chandler Bing in the sitcom “Friends.” His acting career started when he was a young child on the cop show episode “240 Robert.”


Perry was born on August 19, 1969 in Williamstown, Massachusetts USA. He was 54 years old before his death on the 28th of October 2023 due to apparent drowning caused by cardiac arrest.

Matthew Perry Height

Perry stands at a height of approximately 6 feet 0 inches (1.83m).

Matthew Perry Weight

He weighs 82 Kg or 181 Pounds. Perry has light brown hair color and eye blue color. Matthew’s body measurements like his chest, waist, and arms or biceps size are not known. His shoe size is 10 (US) or 9 (UK).

Education Background

He attended Rockcliffe Park Public School and then Ashbury College and then he went to The Buckley School where he graduated in 1987 and studied acting. Furthermore he trained comedy at the LA Connection in Sherman Oaks.

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Matthew Perry Family

Perry’s father is John Bennett Perry an actor and former model .Suzanne Perry Canadian journalist and former press secretary to Canadian Prime minister Pierre Trudeau. Perry’s parents divorced after 3 years of marriage.

Later he moved to Ottawa, Ontario, Canada with his mom. Keith Morrison a Journalist, was his step father. He had 6 siblings from his step father Willy Morrison, Caitlin Morrison, Marie Perry, Emily Morrison and Madeleine Morrison.

Dating History

Perry does not have a wife or children but he has been previously dating. The following are some of the ladies he dated:

  • Julia Roberts 1995-1996
  • Yasmine Bleeth 1996
  • Neve Campbell 1998
  • Maeve Quinlan 2002-2003
  • Lauren Graham 2003
  • Racheal Dun 2003-2005
  • Lizzy Caplan 2006-2012
  • Molly Hurwitz 2018-2020

Molly and Perry called off their engagement six months after and Perry said “sometimes things don’t work out and this is one of them.”

Matthew Perry Net worth

Perry has an estimated net worth of approximately 120 Million dollars. This amount of money has accrued from his Screenwriting, Producer and acting careers.


Perry was raised in Ottawa, Ontario, where he became a top-ranked junior tennis player in Canada. However, after moving to Los Angeles at the age of 15 to live with his father, he became more interested in acting.

In addition to performing in several high school stage productions, he remained an avid tennis player. Perry ranked 17th nationally in the junior singles category and third in the doubles category.

Upon graduating from high school, Perry intended to enroll at the University of Southern California. However, when he was offered a leading role on the television series, Boys Will Be Boys (1987), he seized the opportunity to begin his acting career.

Perry appeared in the hit comedy film The Whole Nine Yards (2000), as the neighbor of a hit man, played by Bruce Willis. He was also on 17 Again, in the 2009.

His other feature film credits included Fools Rush In (1997), A Night in the Life of Jimmy Reardon (1988), She’s Out of Control (1989) and Parallel Lives (1994).

He also co-starred with Chris Farley in the buddy comedy Almost Heroes (1998) and in the romantic comedy, Three to Tango (1999), opposite Neve Campbell. Perry resides in Los Angeles. He enjoys playing ice hockey and softball in his spare time.

Matthew Perry Addiction

Matthew shared about his addiction to drugs and alcohol in his 2022 memoir. He that he started taking alcohol at the age of 14 years. Moreover he shared that he had been to to rehab 15 times and had undergone 14 surgeries related to his addiction.

Perry said that there was a time his colon burst and he went to surgery. The doctors told his family that he had a 2 percent survival chance.

Luckily Perry was able to overcome his addiction and by June 2022 he said that he was motivated to help people struggling with addiction to overcome the condition.

Matthew Perry Death

Unfortunately on October 28, 2023 Perry was found unconscious in a jacuzzi at his home in Los Angeles. The Los Angeles police department were at a the declared that he was dead. Additionally they said that the cause of his death would be investigated.

Awards and Achievements

Perry has achieved a lot during his acting career. He received one Emmy nominations for his “Friends” role and two tor appearance as an associate White House on “The West Wing.” Kid’s Choice Award for Favorite Tv Actor, Friends in 2002.

Screen Actors Guild Award for: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a comedy Series 2003.

Frequently Asked Questions About Matthew Perry

How old is Matthew Perry ?

Perry was born on August 19, 1969 and was 54 years old before his death on October 28, 2023

How Tall is Matthew Perry ?

Matthew was approximately 6 feet (1.83m) tall

Is Matthew Married?

Perry was not married but had dated several young women.

Is Matthew still Alive?

Perry died on the 28th of October 2023 at the age of 54 years.

Where does Matthew live?

Perry used to live in his home at Los Angeles

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