For a long time, Matt LeBlanc has been on a lot of TV screens playing Joey Tribbiani as part of the NBC hit Friends. But LeBlanc is more than just another pretty face among many. He’s not only an actor but a producer as well.
Friends ran on NBC from 1994 to 2004, making all of the cast members millionaires and then some. LeBlanc reprised his Friends for a short run in the spinoff named Joey. People, though, might have seen his face before this time. LeBlanc did a lot of TV commercial work and guest-starring roles. Among the shows he appeared on include Married… With Children and TV 101.
LeBlanc was born Matthew Steven LeBlanc on July 25, 1967, in Newton, Massachusetts. LeBlanc attended Newton North High School. As an aside, comedian Louis C.K. was his classmate. After graduating in 1985, LeBlanc attended the Wentworth Institute of Technology in Boston. He left shortly after starting his second semester to pursue an acting career.
Matt LeBlanc Earned Three Emmy Nominations For ‘Friends’
But he secured his spot in television history thanks to Friends. These days, LeBlanc has a net worth of $85 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth. On Friends, Joey was a struggling actor but could show off his heart of gold and goodness.
Because of some pretty solid timing on his part, LeBlanc earned three Emmy nominations. After Joey ended, LeBlanc stepped away from TV for a little bit. But he returned in 2011 and took part in the Showtime/BBC series “Episodes.”
On that show, LeBlanc pretty much played a fictionalized version of herself. This time, he took home some gold. LeBlanc earned a Golden Globe for Best Actor in a Television Series Musical or Comedy.
Fans got to see another side of LeBlanc. He hosted Top Gear, an automotive show, between 2016-19. LeBlanc does love some cars, so his excitement was genuine.
In 2016, LeBlanc headed back to network television, this time for CBS. He appeared in Man with a Plan. LeBlanc played a father who tackles more at-home responsibility than before. Why? Because his wife is back in the workforce.
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