James Michael Tyler Net Worth

James Michael Tyler Net Worth 2023: Wiki Biography, Married, Family, Measurements, Height, Salary, Relationships

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James Michael Tyler Wiki Biography

James Michael Tyler was born on the 28th May 1962, in Winona, Mississippi USA, and is an actor who is probably best known around the world for starring in the role of Gunther in the NBC TV sitcom “Friends” (1994-2004). He has been an active member of the entertainment industry since 1994.

Have you ever wondered how rich James Michael Tyler is, as of late 2016? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that the total size of James’ net worth is over $500,000, which has been accumulated through his successful career as an actor, from appearing in a number of TV and film titles.

James Michael Tyler Net Worth $500,000

James Michael Tyler was raised with four older siblings in Greenwood, Mississippi by his father, who was a retired Air Force captain, and his mother, who was a housewife. At the age of 10, his father passed away, and in the following year his mother also passed away, so when he was 11 years old, James relocated to Anderson, South Carolina to live with his sister. There he attended Anderson College (now Anderson University), two years, but subsequently he graduated with a degree in Geology in 1982 from Clemson University. While he was a student at Clemson, James became interested in acting, so he joined the Clemson Players, a theatre group. Afterwards, he earned a Master of Fine Arts degree in 1987 from the University of Georgia.

Following his graduation, James moved to Los Angeles and got the job as production assistant for the film entitled “Fat Man And Little Boy” (1989), and also served as film editor. Subsequently, he made his debut appearance in the short film “The Roommate” (1992), which was also the directorial debut by actor and director Joe Toppe. Two years later, he got his breakout role as Gunther in the popular comedy series “Friends” (1994-2004), created by David Crane and Marta Kauffman, and starring also Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox and Matthew Perry, among other stars. He got the role of Gunther mostly thanks to his white hair, which he acquired by an accident, as one of his friends who was studying to become a hairdresser conducted an experiment on his hair, and it turned out to be ghostly white. The role celebrated him as an actor, and added a considerable amount to his net worth.

During the show, James remained active in elsewhere in the entertainment industry, landing roles in such films as “Motel Blue” (1997), “The Disturbance At Dinner” (1998), and ‘Foreign Correspondents” (1999), increasing further his net worth.

Following the end of the “Friends”, James made several more appearances, including in films “Nobody’s Watching” (2006), “Jason’s Big Problem” (2009), “Keeping Up With The Downs” (2010), and the TV series “Modern Music” (2013), which is his most recent appearance. His net worth was certainly rising.

When it comes to his personal life, James Michael Tyler was married to Barbara Chadsey, a personal trainer, from 1995 to 2014; according to sources, he is currently single. His current residence is in Hollywood, California. James is known as a big supporter of the AIDS Project L.A. and the Lili Claire Foundation. In spare time, he enjoys writing music and playing golf.

Full NameJames Michael Tyler
Net Worth$500,000
Date Of BirthMay 28, 1962
Place Of BirthWinona, Mississippi, United States
Height5 ft 10 in (1.8 m)
EducationUniversity of Georgia, Clemson University
SpouseBarbara Chadsey (m. 1995–2014)
NicknamesТайлер, Джеймс Майкл
Movies“Motel Blue” (1997), “The Disturbance At Dinner” (1998), and ‘Foreign Correspondents” (1999), “Nobody’s Watching” (2006), “Jason’s Big Problem” (2009), “Keeping Up With The Downs” (2010),
TV Shows“Modern Music” (2013), “Friends” (1994-2004)
1His bleach-blonde hair
1Tyler's signature peroxide blonde hair was actually accidental. The day before the Friends audition, one of Tyler's acquaintances, who studied to become a hairdresser, experimented on his hair. When Tyler showed up for the audition, the producer liked it so much they decided to keep it.
2He attended T. L. Hanna High School in Anderson which is the same school in the movie "Radio" starring Cuba Gooding Jr. and Ed Harris.
3When he was 11, his parents died and he moved to Anderson, South Carolina, to live with his sister.
4He attended Clemson University and graduated with a degree in Geology. He earned his Masters in Fine Arts in Acting from the University of Georgia.
5Ended up with the role of Gunther on Friends (1994) because he worked at a coffee shop as a barista and was asked if he would be interested in being an extra on the show working behind the counter.


Modern Music2013TV SeriesChad Levitz
Episodes2012TV SeriesJames Michael Tyler
Keeping Up with the Downs2010TV MovieChase
Jason's Big Problem2009Blane
Live with It2008/IShortAndrew
Nobody's Watching2006TV MovieJames Michael Tyler
Friends: The One with All the Trivia2005Video Game voice
Scrubs2005TV SeriesTherapist
Friends1994-2004TV SeriesGunther
Sabrina, the Teenage Witch2001TV SeriesEthan
Just Shoot Me!2000TV SeriesDoctor
Foreign Correspondents1999Randy
The Disturbance at Dinner1998Wilson Pomade
Motel Blue1997Oscar Bevins
The Roommate1992ShortBar Patron


Q N' A with Mikki and Shay2015TV SeriesHimself
The Greatest TV Shows of the Noughties2009TV Movie documentaryHimself / Gunther
Loose Women2009TV SeriesHimself
Breakfast2009TV SeriesHimself
Jury Duty2007-2008TV SeriesHimself
Jensen!2006TV SeriesHimself - Interviewee
TV Land's Top Ten2005TV Series documentaryHimself
I Love the '90s2004TV Series documentaryHimself
T42004TV SeriesHimself
The Saturday Show2004TV SeriesHimself
GMTV2004TV SeriesHimself
Iron Chef America: Battle of the Masters2004TV SeriesJudge (Fruits de Mer Battle)
Friends: The Stuff You've Never Seen2001TV Special shortGunther

Archive Footage

Friends Gag Reel: Season 92005Video shortGunther (uncredited)

Known for movies

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