David Schwimmer Net Worth: David Schwimmer is an American actor, director and producer who has a net worth of $80 million dollars. After a number of smaller roles, David Schwimmer was cast as one of the leads in the sitcom "Friends", a show that was widely successful worldwide. Since "Friends" completed its run in 2004 he has continued to act on both the British and American stages and directed his first feature film, "Run Fatboy Run" in 2007.
Born David Lawrence Schwimmer on November 2, 1966, in Flushing, Queens, New York, he rose to fame predominantly with his role as Ross Gellar on the popular NBC sitcom Friends. Having moved to Los Angeles with his family at the age of two, he first started his acting career performing in school plays at Beverly Hills High School. After he took his BA in theater and speech from Northwestern University in 1988, Schwimmer co-founded the Lookingglass Theatre Company. Despite that, he spent the majority of the late 1980′s struggling with his acting career, every now and then landing only small roles in TV series. As for David's major appearance on screen was in an ABC TV movie called "A Deadly Silence". But still, his career didn't get big until he played the role of Ross Geller on the cult series "Friends". The NBC show aired from 1994 to 2004, co starring Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc and Matthew Perry. After the series finale, Schwimmer was cast as the lead character in the 2005 drama Duane Hopwood. The same year, he made his London stage debut in the leading role in Some Girl(s) in 2005, and the next year he first appeared on Broadway with The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial. In addition to participating in stage and theater productions, Schwimmer lent his voice in the computer animated Madagascar films and starred in the dark comedy Big Nothing (2006) and the thriller Nothing But the Truth (2008). Off screen, he married actress Zoe Buckman in 2010 and later that year they welcomed their first child together, a daughter named Cleo Buckman Schwimmer.