David Schwimmer Net Worth 2023: Everything You Need to Know About the ‘Friends’ Star’s Money Matters

Published 09/03/2023, 4:33 AM EDT

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David Schwimmer went from relative obscurity to a household name overnight when he starred in Friends. Incarnating the character of Ross Geller, he instantly became a fan favorite. Following this big break in the industry, he established himself as a versatile actor taking a variety of roles in movies, stage, and voice acting roles. But the actor did not just stop there and reinvented himself as a director and producer sitting behind the camera that he once faced. Having all those projects in his hands, many fans might be wondering how much net worth he boasts in 2023.

But before getting that information, fans must know if his famous character actually turned out profitable for him, considering he was one of the leading cast in the show for ten years.

Is Ross Geller worth more than the other Friends?

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David Schwimmer portrayed the role of Ross Geller so remarkably, that fans still remember him whenever they think about a nerdy-cute guy. But he is certainly not the only actor in Friends who made an indelible place in the hearts of viewers around the globe. His five on-screen friends also contributed equally to the success of the show. So the question that arises here is which actor has left others behind when it comes to paydays during their time in show business.

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Sadly, Schwimmer does not hold the first spot, and his former crush Jennifer Aniston takes the crown. The Murder Mystery star has continued to work in the industry, becoming one of the most beloved actresses in Hollywood. In 2023, she had a net worth of $320 million as per the aggregate website Celebrity Net Worth. Next in line comes his on-screen sibling Monica Geller aka Courteney Cox, who is worth around $150 million. The actor-turned-director shares the third stop with Matthew Perry, who portrayed the iconic role of Chandler Bing.

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What is David Schwimmer’s Net Worth in 2023?

David Schwimmer has a net worth of $120 million as of 2023. For the first season of the comedy-drama, he received $22,500 per episode. In season 2, it increased to $40,000 per episode, which is equivalent to $960,000 per year. The increasing popularity constantly raised their salary and the insanely lucrative new contract of seasons 9 and 10 got him $1 million per episode.

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As for his real estate possessions, the New York native purchased a historic 1852 property in 2010 in Manhattan’s East Village. According to Business Insider, David paid $4.1 million for the house. The actor then decided to redevelop it through a limited liability company and tore it down to make a six-storey mansion. At this point, the value of that property would have been tripled from the buying amount.

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How much does David Schwimmer make annually?

Fans know that the charm of the comedy show starring David Schwimmer has only grown over the decades. So all the cast members have continued to receive money as royalties and streaming deals. This means the Emmy-nominated star is still whopping between $10-20 million every single year. Not to mention, his diverse endeavors in the industry have also continued to help him make a sizable fortune.

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Most recently, the actor starred in the anthology drama series created by Scott Z. Burns, Extrapolations. He plays the role of Harris Goldblatt in an episode titled 2047: The Fifth Question. The payday remains unclear, but it would certainly be bringing him millions considering his fame and acting skills. 

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The cast members of the NBC series used to receive the same paychecks for their contributions. However, after its conclusion, the gang took different paths in life, which affected their net worth, too. While some chose a laid back simple life, others continued to polish their skills and garnered the attention of people on the big screen. Among them all, Jennifer Aniston is the name that still shines on streamers and theatres. She has been racking millions with her movie projects and brand collaboration at the age of 54.

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In fact, this year she returned to the small screen with her longtime bestie Adam Sandler in the sequel of Murder Mystery. The actress bagged a check of $10 million for the movie and received much praise for her role in it.

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Shikha Arya is an experienced entertainment writer at Netflix Junkie, having contributed over 1000 articles to the platform. She holds a Master's degree in English Literature from a prestigious university and has honed her writing skills over three years. Shikha's forte lies in crafting thought-provoking pieces about the lives of pop culture icons.

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