Matthew Perry net worth and salary: Matthew Perry is an American actor and comedian who has a net worth of $70 million and salary per episode of $150,000. Matthew Langford Perry was born August 19, 1969 in Williamstown, Massachusetts. He got his professional acting break at age 18 being cast in "A Night In The Life Of Jimmy Reardon" with River Phoenix. He also pursued improve comedy at the LA Connection in Sherman Oaks, and quickly became a featured performer. He had a few brief guest appearances on television in the late 1980s, and then held the intention of enrolling in the University of Southern California. Instead, he was offered the role of Chazz Russell in "Second Chance", and he became noticed on the acting scene.
He was originally not considered for the audition for "Friends", due to being previously involved in a TV drama called "LAX 2194″. But the project was slow to take off, and Perry was able to make the audition, landing him the role of Chandler Bing for which he is mostly known. The series lasted for a total of ten seasons, even earning Perry an Emmy nomination in 2002. During his run of "Friends", he acted in several films such as "Three To Tango", "Almost Heroes", "Fools Rush In", and "The Whole Nine Yards". He stared in the TNT movie "The Ron Clark Story" in 2006, for which he was nominated for another Emmy, as well as a Golden Globe. Perry is currently working on a sitcom for ABC entitled "Mr. Sunshine".
During the last few seasons of Friends, Perry was earning over $1 million per episode, with the final season grabbing him a even bigger $1.6 million per episode. He is also entitled to residuals from the show's syndication.