Barry Watson Personal Life, Career, Net Worth, Education And Hobbies

Barry Watson was born in Traverse City, Michigan USA, on 23 April 1974. His Zodiac Sign is Taurus and he has American citizenship. He’s an actor who has nearly 40 credits however, he’s probably most well-known for his role as Matt Camden in the popular comedy for families “7th Heaven”. The show was created by Brenda Hampton, it starred Stephen Collins, Catherine Hicks, and Jessica Biel, and follows the minister Eric Camden and his wife Annie as they raise 7 children. The series ran from 1996 until 2007 and earned 24 of the 82 awards it was nominated for. This included the Primetime Emmy nomination.

Early life Education 

Barry was born in Traverse City, along with his three siblings, supervised by his dad Michael Watson who was a lawyer as well as their mom Karen who was an attorney. The family moved in 1982. Watson’s family relocated to Dallas, Texas.

After the family moved to Dallas, Barry launched his modeling career with the assistance of his parents. They helped him appear as a model in various commercials. Barry also started to get interested in acting and practiced his acting skills through the Dallas Young Actors Studio.

When he turned 14 his parents separated and Barry relocated from Dallas to Burbank in California within the year following and set out to develop an acting career. In 1990 Barry made his first TV show appearance with his role as Randy on three seasons of the soap show “Days of Our Lives”.

Barry attended Richardson High School, and after matriculating in 1992, decided to pursue acting instead of pursuing a college degree.


Barry is a huge supporter of the National Basketball Association (NBA) and has watched countless games on television as well as on the field. He is a huge supporter of the NBA team the Los Angeles Clippers.

He’s a huge dog lover and his dog Willy is prominently featured in his Instagram photos. Barry is very active on the platform and has uploaded more than 300 images and is now following more than 80k users.

He loves to travel and his acting profession has brought him to a variety of US states. Barry has also visited some European countries. His ultimate vacation spot is Las Vegas, Nevada.

He has his personal favorite actors and actresses, a few of which include Johnny Depp, Robert Downey Jr., and Scarlett Johansson, and a few of his most cherished films are the series “Pirates of the Caribbean”, “Avengers: Infinity War” and “Lost in Translation”.


In the month of May that Barry became ill with Hodgkin’s lymphoma which forced him to stop filming for the show “7th Heaven”. In April, it was announced 2003 that the tumor had gone and that it had not returned since then.

Net Worth

As of August 20, 2021, his net worth is estimated at $1 million.