David Schwimmer Overview
David Schwimmer is an American actor and director. He became a household name because of his role in the hit TV series Friends, where he played the role of Ross Geller. Born in New York City, David is from a Jewish family and both of his parents were attorneys. When his family moved to Los Angeles, Schwimmer started being interested in acting.
He attended Beverly Hills High School when his family moved to LA. While studying there, he joined the drama class and was part of numerous stage productions. He was encouraged by his teacher to pursue an acting career, so he participated in Northwestern University’s summer acting program.
From 1989 to 1994, David Schwimmer landed roles in both TV and film. His debut role was for the ABC series A Deadly Silence. His breakthrough role, however, came in 1994 when he was cast in the role of Dr. Ross Geller for the NBC sitcom Friends. He plays the role of a paleontologist who works at a museum and is living in Manhattan with a group of friends. The series lasted for 10 seasons.
Aside from his TV roles, he has also appeared in several movies such as The Pallbearer, The Graduate, Kissing a Fool, and Apt Pupil. He also appeared in the HBO series Curb Your Enthusiasm.
How old is David Schwimmer?
David Schwimmer is 53 years old. He was born on November 2, 1966, making him a Scorpio.
How tall is David Schwimmer?
David Schwimmer is 6’1’’ or 185 cm tall.
What nationality is David Schwimmer?
David Schwimmer is of American nationality.
How much does David Schwimmer weigh?
David Schwimmer weighs 86 kg or 190 lbs.
What is David Schwimmer’s net worth?
As of 2019, David Schwimmer has an estimated net worth of $85 Million.
What is David Schwimmer most famous for?
David Schwimmer is most famous for his role as Dr. Ross Geller in the hit NBC sitcom Friends in which he acted alongside his friends and colleagues Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry, Jennifer Anniston, Courteney Kox, and Lisa Kudrow. It is a role that he played for 10 seasons until the series ended in 2004. He is also a known advocate for women’s rights and he speaks out against rape culture that is prominent in Hollywood, which are causes he’s been actively contributing to for well over 2 decades.
Is David Schwimmer married or single?
David Schwimmer is currently single. He was previously married to Zoe Buckman in 2010 but they got divorced in 2017, a divorce he called heartbreaking. He is rumored to currently be dating Katie Markowitz, a woman 24 years his junior.