Quick Facts of David Schwimmer

  • Full NameDavid Schwimmer
  • Net Worth$85 million
  • Date of Birth02 November, 1966
  • Marital Status Divorced
  • BirthplaceQueens, New York City
  • Ethnicity Jewish
  • ProfessionActor
  • Nationality American
  • Active Year1982-present
  • Eye colour Brown
  • Hair colour Black
  • BuildAverage
  • SpouseZoe Buckman (2010-2017)
  • Height6 feet 1-inch
  • Weight86 KG
  • EducationNorthwestern University
  • ChildrenCleo Buckman Schwimmer

Emmy-Award winning actor David Schwimmer gained worldwide fame after his appearance as Ross Geller in Friends. The actor started his career in 1982 and in all these years, he has appeared in the countless number of movies and TV shows.

Within all these years, the actor earned an astounding net worth from his career. If we are to rank all the cast members of Friends in terms of their wealth, then Schwimmer fills the third place after Jennifer Aniston and Courteney Cox. Let’s know more about his personal life, wife, and his career.

David Schwimmer’s Bio and Wiki

Born in Flushing, Queens, NYC on November 2, 1966, Schwimmer went on to become one of the talented actors in the industry. He was born to his attorney parents Arthur and Arlene Coleman Schwimmer. Besides them, the actor also has an older sister, Ellie Schwimmer.

David Schwimmer (in the middle) with his parents

Right from the tender age of 10, Schwimmer was involved in acting. He acted in school plays and theatres during that time. After he moved to Beverly Hills with his family, Schwimmer continued his schooling education from Beverly Hills High School.

The actor completed his high school in 1984 and upon his parents’ request, he moved to Chicago to attend Northwestern University. He graduated from the University in 1988 and moved to Los Angeles. Moreover, he along with his friend Co-founded Lookingglass Theatre Company.

David Schwimmer’s Movies and TV Shows

After his migration to Los Angeles, Schwimmer struggled at the start as he was unemployed for a bit. But soon, he got the opportunity to showcase his talent in the show A Deadly Silence in 1989. Soon, he became popular among the production companies and started getting more roles.

Additionally, his roles in TV series include The Wonder Years, NYPD Blue, and Monty. This was his early works before he received a breakthrough role in 1994. Then, came the most successful role of his career as Dr. Ross Geller in Friends. He appeared as a hopeless-romantic Paleontologist in the series.

Schwimmer alongside Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry, Lisa Kudrow, Jennifer Aniston, and Courteney Cox created a new meaning for Friends. For his role, he won the Primetime Emmy-Award for the best supporting role in comedy series.

In addition to his television career, he made quite a name in the movies as well. His latest work came as Matthew Quirk in The Laundromat in 2019. Schwimmer’s 2016, miniseries, The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story also received wide acclamation from the critics.

Besides acting, he turned into a director by directing some episodes for TV Series.

David Schwimmer’s Wife

The 52-years-old actor tied the knot with his girlfriend Zoe Buckman in June 2010. Schwimmer started dating the actress in 2007 after the introduction, however, none of them have confirmed about their first meeting.

Zoe walked down the aisle in a private affair which was attended by their loved ones only. After a year later, in 2011, the couple welcomed a baby daughter. The pair named her Cleo Buckman Schwimmer. So far, the marital relationship was going well for both of them but in 2017 the pair decided to take some time apart.

David Schwimmer (right) with his ex-wife Zoe Buckman (left) and their daughter Cleo Buckman Schwimmer (in the middle)

The duo is no longer together as they filed for divorce in April 2017. The reason, however, is not disclosed as it is their personal matter.

His Current Relationship…

The actor is not linked romantically with anyone after his divorce with Zoe. Schwimmer is involved in helping many people through his charity work and his foundation. He is keeping himself focused on his work and a good deed rather than being in a relationship at the moment.

David Schwimmer’s Net Worth

The 52-years-old actor earned an astounding net worth of $85 million as of now. As per Insider, the actor falls in the third position in comparison of his Friends cast members wealth. Jennifer Aniston stays first with $220 million followed by Courteney Cox with $120 million and then David Schwimmer.

Matthew Perry and Matt LeBlanc are both in the list with $80 million and Lisa Kudrow with $70 million. The actor lives in Los Angeles in a mansion which costs more than $3 million. Schwimmer is very much involved in charity works for his community.

David Schwimmer L.A. Mansion worth more than $3 million

The actor works as an active director of the Rape Treatment Center in Santa Monica. The foundation works in helping rape victims. Furthermore, he is also involved in raising awareness campaigns to ban drugs. Not just that, the actor is also associated with Scottish Charity Children to prevent child abuse.

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