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Full NameDavid Schwimmer
First NameDavid
Middle NameLawrence
Last NameSchwimmer
Birth NameDavid Lawrence Schwimmer
ProfessionActor, Director and Producer
EthnicityGerman Jewish
Birth CityAstoria, New York
Birth CountryUnited States
Father NameArthur Schwimmer
Father ProfessionAttorney
Mother NameArlene Coleman-Schwimmer
Mother ProfessionAttorney
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Relation WithZoe Buckman
No Of Children1
FilmographyThe Laundromat,Madly Madagascar
EducationBeverly Hills High School
Height185 cm
Networth$85 M
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Date of BirthNovember 2,1996
Age23 years
Amount$85 million

How Much Is David Schwimmer's Net Worth?

Professional since 1989, David Schwimmer is an American actor, director, producer, and activist, famous for portraying Ross Geller in the American sitcom Friends. The 1995 Primetime Emmy Awards nominee has worked in many feature films, after the movie debut through Flight of the Intruder in 1991.

The actor's successful career has earned him a wide recognization in Hollywood for his acting prominence as well as massive fortune. As of 2019, David owns the net worth of around $85 million.

Till date, the American actor has worked in many box office hits like Six Days, Seven Nights (1998) and Madagascar trilogy. Apart from acting, Schwimmer is an eminent producer and director, with the 11 directing credits including Friends while the producing credits count 10.

Net Worth Details: Income Sources & Earnings

Professional for nearly 3 decades, David Schwimmer indeed has earned a massive million dollars from his career. The main source of his income is acting career while the career as a director also aided earnings in his fortune.

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Schwimmer has an estimated net worth of $85 million as of June 2019.

The American actor made his debut through supporting role in the ABC television movie A Deadly Silence (1989), followed by his feature film debut in 1991 in Flight of the Intruder.

After David Schwimmer was cast in the American TV sitcom Friends in 1994, his fame and fortune got a rise in an instant. From 1994 to 2004, the actor portrayed Ross Geller in the TV sitcom, appearing in 236 episodes.

Friends actor David Schimmer owns the net worth of $85 million
Friends actor David Schimmer owns the net worth of $85 million

Having appeared alongside Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Matthew Perry, Matt LeBlanc, Lisa Kudrow, Paul Rudd and Cole Sprouse in Friends, he also directed 10 episodes of the TV series.

Till date, the American actor has earned 55 acting credits; some of his famous movies appearance include The Pallbearer (1996), Kissing a Fool (1998), Six Days Seven Nights (1998) and Run Fatboy Run (2007). Moreover, he voiced Melman in the animated movie Madagascar and its sequels.

Meanwhile, David Schwimmer appeared in the American sitcom Will & Grace since 2018.

Most often, the actor's net worth is compared with other Hollywood actors like David Spade (owns $60 million) and Roseanne Barr ($80 million), though owns more.

Salary From "Friends"

Though, David has lots of popular movies and TV shows to his credit, he is best remembered for his geeky and lovable character Ross Geller in the hit series, Friends.

His quotes from the show like "We're on a break" or "Unagi" are still popular among fans. There is no doubt that he received lots of fame and love from the audience and along with that he also received handful of salary.

From 1994 to 2004, he appeared in 236 episodes, where the main casts were paid $1 million per episode.

The show revolves around 6 friends: Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry and David Schwimmer.

For a fact, in the last 2 seasons of the show that ended in 2004, David Schwimmer earned $24 million before taxes.

Check out his earnings from Friends:

  1. $750,00 per episode in 1994
  2. $22,500 per episode in 1995
  3. $75,000 per episode in 1996
  4. $1 million per episode (Season 8-Season 10)

Movie Box Office Collection:

FilmRole Budget Gross Collection
Six Days, Seven Nights (1998)Frank$70 million$164.8 million
Madagascar (2005)Melman (voice)$75 million$532.7 million
Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (2008)Melman (voice)$150 million$603.9 million
Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted (2012)Melman (voice)$145 million$746.9 million

Endorsements & Charity Works

For now, the details on the endorsements of David Schwimmer is not out. But for sure, the actor can sum up bundles of dollars for sponsorship.

Well, David is an avid user of Instagram and Twitter with over 1 million followers and 563K followers respectively.

The American actor is an activist and director of the Rape Treatment Center in Santa Monica, which aims to help the victims of date rape and child rape.

Moreover, he is also active in charity works and has associations with non-profit organizations like Rape Foundation, SickKids Foundation, and Small Steps Project.

He is actively committed to anti-violence advocacy for women. He stated:

"I thought I could maybe give voice and give presence and get guys to see that it is their issue and it is their responsibility. I realized that these are our girlfriends, our wives, our daughters, our sisters, so it’s as much a man’s issue as it is a women’s issue.”

Assets, House, Cars, Lifestyle & Expenses

No doubt that David Schwimmer's multi-million dollars empire blesses him with a lavish lifestyle and an impressive asset collection.

Back in 2010, the actor paid $4.1 million for a townhouse in New York's East Village. Later, after the government sent him a notice for possible landmark status, David demolished the building at 331 E. 6th St. to build a six-story mansion with an elevator and roof terrace.

Moreover, the Friends star put his Los Angeles, California house for sale in November 2011 with an asking price of $10.7 million; featuring 9 bedrooms and 6.5 bathrooms spread on 11,336 s11. ft. area.

Schwimmer had bought the 1926-built two-story Mediterranean mansion in May 2001 for $5.6 million.

David Schwimmer's former Los Angeles house
David Schwimmer's former Los Angeles house

Later, in August 2012, his LA property was sold for $8.865 million, after the value-drop from $10.7 million to $10.2 million; eventually to sales.

Sources report that the American actor was spotted house hunting in the East Village in April 2017, and scooped a full-floor residence at 64 E. First St., valued at $3.29 million. However, the purchase report is yet to be confirmed.

Well, David Schwimmer also owns luxury cars like Range Rover ($45,000), Jaguar XK8 ($34,000), Audi (worth around $37,000), and many others.

Apart from assets, he also makes expenses on daily life luxury, costly attires, and travels.

Tax Payments

The American actor is liable to tax payment as all other Americans do. His New York property costs him 1.925% of its assessed value as property tax accompanied by the insurance premium of $1,256 while the income tax takes away $466,000 upon the annual revenue of $1 million.

Since the actor lives in NY, his income tax is inclusive of 33.12% Federal tax, 2.97% FICA, 6.68% State tax and 3.83% Local tax.

Did you know? David won the defamation lawsuit against former charity fundraiser Aaron Tonken and was awarded $400,000 in June 2006. Aaron stated the David demanded a Rolex watch to appear in a charity event, which later turned out to be a lie.

David Schwimmer's Personal Life: Age, Height, Family, Education, Wife, Married Life & Children

David Schwimmer was born on November 2, 1966, in Astoria, New York, the USA. His birth name is David Lawrence Schwimmer but is also famous for his nickname Schwim.

Schwimmer's parents Arthur and Arlene Coleman-Schwimmer are attorneys. At the age of 10, David moved to Los Angeles, where he grew up alongside elder sister Ellie.

David Schwimmer and his parents
David Schwimmer and his parents

He holds American nationality and is German Jewish. After moving to Beverly Hills, the actor attended Beverly Hills High School where actor Jonathan Silverman was his classmate.

The Northwestern University in Chicago Illinois, alumni graduated in 1988 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in theater and speech and co-founded Lookingglass Theatre Company. Later, he moved back to LA and pursued the acting career.

Married Life, Wife & Children

Well, the Friends actor was married but meanwhile is estranged with wife Zoe Buckman, a British artist. The duo met back in 2007 in London and started dating soon after.

They got engaged in March 2010.

David Schwimmer and Zoe married on June 3, 2010, in a private ceremony. They even share a child together: daughter Cleo Buckman Schwimmer born on May 8, 2011.

David Schwimmer and his estranged with Zoe Buck with their daughter
David Schwimmer and his estranged with Zoe Buck with their daughter

However, after 6 years of marriage, the couple announced their split. They are yet to file for divorce.

Prior to Zoe, the American actor was in relationships with Natalie Imbruglia (1996 - 1997), Mili Avital (1998 - 2001), Carla Alapont (2002 - 2003), Tina Barrett (2004) and Gina Calavera (2004).

Fun Fact: The American actor was credited for his work in the movie Biloxi Blues (1988), but denied. Moreover, he denied his relationship with dancer Lacey Schwimmer.

Age And Height

As of June 2019, David Schwimmer's age is 52 and has a height of 6 ft. 1 inch (185 cm).

Updated On Fri Sep 06 2019 Published On Fri Jun 21 2019 By