James Michael Tyler
James Michael Tyler
Real Name/Full Name James Michael Tyler
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: James Michael Tyler
Birth Place: Greenwood, Mississippi, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 28 May 1962
Age/How Old: 61 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 180 cm
In Feet an d Inches – 5′ 8″
Weight: In Kilograms – 68 Kg
In Pounds – 150 lbs
Eye Color: Light Brown
Hair Color: Blonde
Parents Name: Father – Dewitt Eugene Tyler
Mother – Mary Sue Pullen
Siblings: Linda Tyler Clark
School: T.L Hanna High School
College: University of Georgia
Religion: Christian
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Gemini
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Divorced
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Barbara Chadsey (m. 1995–2014)
Kids/Children Name: N/A
Profession: Actor
Net Worth: $5 million
Last Updated: April 2024

James Michael Tyler is widely known as an actor. He is an American actor who was a part of the series “Friends.” He had the role of Gunther in the series and became a favorite character among all the people around the world.

Well, how well do you know about James Michael Tyler? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about James Michael Tyler’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about James Michael Tyler to date.

Biography and Early Life

James Tyler had a big family and is having five brothers, out of which he is the youngest. He took birth in the city of Mississippi on July 28, 1968. His father decided, and his name was after his uncle. But he was under shock when he lost his parents at a very young age. But he had a sister, and in 2012; he decided to move in with his sister to South Carolina. He had graduated from two colleges Anderson University and Clemson University. He had his degree in Geology. His interest in acting grew when he was a part of the theatre group in his university.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is James Michael Tyler in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, James Michael Tyler’s age is 61 years old as of today’s date 21st April 2024 having been born on 28 May 1962. Though, he is 5′ 8″ in feet and inches and 180 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 150 lbs in Pound and 68kg in Kilograms.


James had his graduation from two colleges Anderson University. Then he had his degree in Geology completed from Clemson University. But he had a little interest in acting and so he decided to join his college’s theatre group. He did so, and he had many performances in his college, where he initially grew his interest in acting and decided to pursue his career in the same.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

James Michael Tyler had a very much rough childhood. It is complicated for a person to lose his close ones at an early age, but James had. When he was a kid, he had witnessed something that is very much disturbing that is his father’s death. He was shocked by this event. But as he was trying to get stable soon after a year of his father’s death, he had witnessed something worse.

After a year of his father’s death, his mother also passed away. He was frightened as well as shocked by this event. He didn’t have a clue what was going on with him. Soon, he was able to make him stable and decided to move on with his sister to South Carolina. And then after he had completed his graduation.

Is James Michael Tyler Gay?

James Michael Tyler had his marriage in 1995. He had tied his bond with Barbara Chadsey. He never had kids. But for some reasons cited to be “Irreconcilable differences,” it made them go away, and her wife filed a divorce in 2014. Thus, his social life shows that he is straight.

Professional Career

In the sitcom Friends, James had the role of Gunther from 1994 to 2004. Gunther’s role was like a boy who worked as a coffee shop worker at the Central Park. But he had a love for another girl named Rachael Green, whose role was played by Jennifer Aniston. In his career with Friends of 10 years, we had witnessed him in 148 episodes out of 236 episodes.

Also, he was one of the most frequent guest stars to have appeared in Friends. He was very active on the set and also in Central Park. He also had an appearance in a sitcom Nobody’s Watching. But the show was unaired. In 2014, Tyler had appeared in Central Park replica Soho on the eve of Friend’s 20th anniversary. He has also been a part of many other sitcoms, which included “Episodes,” where he has been assigned the role of an ice hockey coach. He had an excellent career in many BBC shows and sitcoms.


James Michael Tyler had been a part of many series, but he was very famous for his role “Gunther” in Friends. But he has never won any awards or has been nominated in any awards.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of James Michael Tyler in 2024

James Michael Tyler Net Worth
James Michael Tyler Net Worth

James Michael Tyler is a renowned actor. He is very famous for his role as Gunther in the series Friends. As of 2024, He is having a net worth of $5 million, which he earned after working in numerous television shows and movies. He has given his vital contribution to the television industry, which has resulted in his wealth.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • When he landed with the role of Gunther, he was actually working as a Barista called The Bourgeois Pig, which is situated in Hollywood.
  • He used to bleach his hair every week before the shooting of an episode of FRIENDS.

James Tyler is a very silent and humble person by nature. He had witnessed many ups and downs in his life but has managed to overcome all the hurdles and achieved a great height in his career. Some of his notable works include FRIENDS, Motel Blue and Nobody’s Watching.


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