Matt LeBlanc Birth Details
Matthew Steven LeBlanc was born on July 25, 1967 in Newton, Massachusetts, United States.
Importance of Matt LeBlanc
Matt LeBlanc is American actor, popular for his role as Joey Tribbiani in the NBC sitcoms Friends and Joey.
Matt LeBlanc Early Life
- Matt’s father is Paul LeBlanc, and his mother is Pat Grossman.
- Matt LeBlanc father hails from mixed ancestry of Irish, Dutch, English, and French and his mother belongs to Italian ancestors.
- But Matt LeBlanc is popular as an Italian actor.
- In Matt LeBlanc childhood, Matt wanted to be a motorcycle racer.
- Matt LeBlanc participated in junior competitions when Matt LeBlanc was 8 years old.
- Matt LeBlanc underwent training in carpentry when Matt LeBlanc was young.
- Matt LeBlanc was really skilled in it.
- Matt LeBlanc also won the "Golden Hammer" award in high school.
- Matt LeBlanc participated in the Cultural Arts Playhouse and portrayed as Jesus in “Jesus Christ Superstar”.
- Matt LeBlanc schooled from Newton North High School in 1985.
- Matt LeBlanc attended Frank Ashley Day Junior High School in Massachusetts.
- Matt LeBlanc graduated from college at Wentworth Institute of Technology in Boston, MA.
- But Matt LeBlanc quitted in the second semester.
Matt LeBlanc Career
- Le Blanc got opportunity to perform in numerous television commercials.
- Matt LeBlanc became popular in well-known spots for Heinz, Levi's and Coca-Cola.
- Matt LeBlanc had declared publicly that with one ketchup commercial Matt LeBlanc was able to buy a house, a car, a motorcycle, and a wardrobe full of clothes.
- In 1988, Matt LeBlanc got the first major TV role, on the drama TV 101.
- It was telecast for one season.
- Matt LeBlanc also starred in Bob Seger's "Night Moves" music video.
- In 1991, Matt LeBlanc acted in the music video for Alanis Morissette's single "Walk Away".
- Matt LeBlanc played the role of her boyfriend. In 1991, he starred in a series of “Married with Children” entitled “Top of the Heap.”
- It was a short lived series and ended after 7 episodes.
- In 1991, Matt LeBlanc also starred in an episode of Red Shoe Diaries.
- In 1994, Matt LeBlanc finally got the famous role of Joey Tribbiani on “Friends”.
- Matt LeBlanc played this character for twelve years.
- When Matt LeBlanc got the role as “Joey Tribbiani,” he was left with only $11 in his pocket. When he got his paycheck, the first thing Matt LeBlanc bought was a hot dinner.
- The series “Friends” was highly successful and Matt LeBlanc gained wide appreciation and recognition globally.
Matt LeBlanc 's most appreciated movie roles have been in the films:
Charlie's Angels (2000),
All the Queen's Men (2001)
Lost in Space (1998).
- Matt LeBlanc but is now planning to start as a producer.
- Matt LeBlanc has formed the production company Fort Hill Productions in partenership with John Goldstone.
- Matt LeBlanc has produced under his company’s banner, the made-for-TV movie “The Prince in 2006.”
- Matt LeBlanc is about to co-produce the movie “The Watch.”
Matt LeBlanc Awards
- Le Blanc was nominated as Best Actor at the Emmy Awards.
- Matt LeBlanc was nominated for three consecutive years, from 2002-2004.
- Matt LeBlanc received three consecutive Best Actor nominations at the Golden Globe Awards from 2003-2005.
- Matt LeBlanc won the Editor’s Choice in TV Guide Awards in 2000. He won, TV - Choice Actor - Comedy at the Teen Choice Awards in 2002.
- Finally, Matt LeBlanc won Favorite Male Television Star at the People's Choice Awards in 2005.
Matt LeBlanc Personal Life
- Matt LeBlanc married his girlfriend Melissa McKnight on May 3, 2003.
- The couple was blessed with a daughter named Marina Pearl LeBlanc. She was born February 8, 2004.
- Matt LeBlanc also has a step daughter named Jacquelyn, and a stepson, Tyler, from Melissa's first marriage
- The couple filed for divorce in 2006, due to irreconcilable differences.
- Their divorce was finalized on October 6, 2006.
- Nowadays, Matt LeBlanc is dating Joey co-star Andrea Anders.