David Schwimmer Biography, Age, Wiki, Height, Weight, Girlfriend, Family & More

David Schwimmer

Biography / Wiki

The backbone of success is hard work, good planning, determination, and perseverance, this line has been very well proved by ‘David Schwimmer’ who is an American actor. He has well recognized for his portrayal of ‘Ross Geller’ in the famous American sitcom ‘Friends’.

This role in the sitcom ‘Friends’ turned out to be a life-transforming stint for him. Moreover, he was featured in many popular series such as ‘Band of Brothers’ and ‘Web Therapy.’ Besides this, Carlos has captured the heart of millions of people through his outstanding acting.

Height / Weight / Age

Born on 2 November 1966, this handsome actor has turned 56 years old. He seems enough tall with his height which is 185 centimeters and 6’1” in feet & inches.

He maintains himself very fit and healthy with a weight of 89 kilograms and 196 lbs in pounds. Moreover, he is very conscious about his physique and follows a regular and healthy diet in order to keep himself fit as a fiddle.

Net Worth

He earns a decent amount of money from his profession as an actor and has managed a mass fortune of $85 million.

Education / Family

David was born and raised up in Flushing, Queens, New York, USA and belongs to the Ashkenazi Jewish ethnicity. He is born to his father Arthur Schwimmer and his mother Arlene Coleman-Schwimmer.

He also has a lovely sister named Ellie Schwimmer. As for her education, he completed his schooling at ‘Beverly Hills High School’. After that, he went to an acting workshop by legendary actor Ian McKellen.


David Schwimmer

Birth Name David Lawrence Schwimmer
Birth Place Flushing, Queens, New York, USA
Date of birth 2 November 1966
Age 56 Years
Height In feet & inches: 6’1”

In centimeters: 185 cm

Weight In kilograms: 89 kg

In pounds: 196 lbs

Eye color Light Brown
Hair color Dark Brown
Profession Actor
Sexual orientation Straight
School Beverly Hills High School
College Not Known
Religion Jewish
Nationality American
Home town Flushing, Queens, New York, USA
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Fathers name Arthur Schwimmer
Mothers name Arlene Coleman-Schwimmer


David Schwimmer with his parents
David Schwimmer with his parents

Brothers Not Known
Sisters Ellie Schwimmer


David Schwimmer with his sister
David Schwimmer with his sister

Career / Fashion and Style

As of his career, she auditioned for several roles without any significant success in the late 1980s. He played the supporting role in the series ‘A Deadly Silence’. After that, he acted in such films as ‘Crossing the Bridge’, ‘Flight of the Intruder’, ‘L.A. Law’ and ‘NYPD Blue.’

He played the lead role of ‘Greg Richardson’ in 14 episodes in the series ‘Monty,’ in the year 1994. His career breakthrough came after when he acted as ‘Dr. Ross Geller’ in the sitcom ‘Friends’ in which he played a hopeless romantic, working as a paleontologist.

He revealed that initially he refused to play the role of ‘Ross Geller’ but later Kevin Bright, insisted he joins the show. This show earned huge success and he also directed 10 episodes throughout the series. He portrayed the role of a young man in the 1996 film ‘The Pallbearer’ but the film received negative reviews which put the entire cast under heavy pressure to perform remarkably well.

He acted in the film ‘Kissing a Fool’ in 1998 as well as an executive producer. In 2004, the path-breaking sitcom ‘Friends’ ended its 10-season run. In 2005, he appeared in the film ‘Duane Hopwood’. He turned down to full-time director with the film ‘Run Fatboy Run’. He appeared in the film ‘Nothing but the Truth’ in 2008 and directed the film ‘Trust’ in 2010.

David also featured as a guest in the TV series ‘Entourage’ and ‘30 Rock.’ He directed the British series ‘Little Britain USA’ in 2008. He appeared as a supporting cast member in the series ‘Web Therapy,’ in 2011 and appeared in the series ‘American Crime Story: The People v O.J. Simpson’ in 2016.

He appeared as one of the main leads in the series ‘Feed the Beast’ in 2016. He helped adapt the films of Sigal Avin for a US audience in 2017. He appeared in ‘The Laundromat’ in 2019. He played ‘Noah Broader’ in the series ‘Will & Grace’ from 2018.

Girlfriend, Affairs, Wife, and More

Reflecting on his personal life, he was part of many rumors and controversies regarding his personal life. Previously, he was married to Zoe Buckman for six long years but the couple parted their ways in April 2017.

The couple has been blessed with a lovely child named Cleo Buckman Schwimmer. Moreover, he has been linked up with many famous celebrities such as Patrice Jennings, Minnie Driver, Natalie Imbruglia, Mili Avital, Carla Alapont, and Tina Barrett.

Girlfriend Patrice Jennings,

Minnie Driver,

Natalie Imbruglia,

David Schwimmer & Natalie Imbruglia
David Schwimmer & Natalie Imbruglia

Mili Avital,

David Schwimmer with his ex-girlfriend Mili
David Schwimmer with his ex-girlfriend Mili

Carla Alapont,

David Schwimmer with his ex-girlfriend Carla
David Schwimmer with his ex-girlfriend Carla

Tina Barrett

Marital status Divorced
Wife Zoe Buckman


David Schwimmer with his ex-wife Zoe
David Schwimmer with his ex-wife Zoe

Children Daughter – Cleo Buckman Schwimmer


David Schwimmer with his daughter
David Schwimmer with his daughter

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David Schwimmer

Some Interesting Facts About David Schwimmer

  • He remained practically jobless after completing his graduation in the late 1980s.
  • He is a multi-talented person, who worked extensively on the stage both as an actor and director.
  • He revealed in an interview that he likes to become a public school teacher after Friends ended.
  • He is allergic to cats and always stayed away from them.
  • David had his first acting gig at the age of 10.
  • At the age of 13, he attended a Shakespeare workshop to learn his skills as an actor.
  • During his schooling days, he went to school with Jonathan Silverman.
  • In 2001, he joined the Rape Treatment Centre in Santa Monica.

Social Media Profile(s)

  1. Instagram @_schwim_
  2. Twitter@DavidSchwimmer
  3. Facebook @DavidSchwimmer
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