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Simon Helberg

Simon Helberg Net Worth is $45 Million

How rich is Simon Helberg?

Nickname: Simon Maxwell Helberg

Date of birth: the 9th of December, 1980

Profession: actor

Nationality: United States of America

Source of wealth: television, movies

How Much is Simon Helberg Worth?

Simon Helberg is known to anyone as unlucky Lovelace Howard Wolowitz in “The Big Bang Theory”. The project about a company of geek young people and the attractive waitress Penny has become an international hit, and it augmented wealth of all the actors, who portray the main heroes.

Kaley Cuoco, Johnny Galecki, and Simon Helberg in The Big Bang Theory

Simon Helberg, who is still busy on the set of “The Big Bang Theory”, makes $900, 000 per each episode. The major part of his $45 million net worth comes from this TV show. But Helberg, who is really talented and hard-working, has appeared in other films and series too. His way on top was not easy.

Helberg debuted in Lawrence Kasdan comedy “Mumford”. His role was so small, that he hadn’t even got a name. After that he appeared in “Sabrina, the Teenage Witch” and then acted in sketch comedy series “Mad TV”. Although Simon’s comic talent is indisputable, his first screen works were criticized. Producers of “Mad TV” fired the actor after 5 episodes, saying that “his work was awful”.

How much is Simon Helberg worth?

But Simon Helberg didn’t pay attention to criticism. He visited lots of auditions, spent a lot of time, rehearsing and developing his acting skills. And finally he got an offer he couldn’t refuse.

Chuck Lorre and Bill Prady were preparing their new project. At first they planned to create a story about young talented scientists Sheldon Cooper (Jim Parsons) and Leonard Hofstadter (Johnny Galecki). But later they decided to add two more geek friends to the company – Raj Koothrappali (Kunal Nayyar), who can’t speak in the presence of a beautiful woman, and Howard Wolowitz (Simon Helberg), who can speak different languages and lives with his mother.

The Big Bang Theory stars Simon Helberg, Melissa Rauch and Kunal Nayyar

Simon Helberg has become popular overnight after the premiere of “The Big Bang Theory” at CBS. He tells, he has a lot in common with his famous hero. But in his real life Simon is much more self-confident. He is married to an actress Jocelyn Towne and they bring up a son and a daughter.

Simon Helberg with his wife Jocelyn Towne at an event

Simon continues appearing in many new films and TV series, which add him kudos and zeroes to his bank account. In 2018 Simon Helberg tried his hand in screenwriting and directing. He made a film “We'll Never Have Paris” in cooperation with his wife and played the leading role there. Unfortunately, the film got mostly negative reviews.

Among Simon Helberg recent projects there are the series “Drunk History”, the film “Paint It Black” and the animation series “The Tom and Jerry Show”.

So, Simon Helberg enjoys a busy schedule and gradually increasing net worth. But how did he start?

Simon Helberg Bio

Simon Helberg biography facts

Simon Maxwell Helberg was born in 1980 in Los Angeles, CA. His parents both worked in movie industry. Simon’s father Sandy Helberg earned his living as an actor, known due to his work in “Mortal Kombat”, “Married with Children” and many others. His mother Harriet Helberg was a casting director.

Small Simon was fond of music. He was educated at Crossroads School. In his teens he planned to become a professional musician, but during his last year at school Simon suddenly changed his mind and joined Tisch School of the Arts.

His first steps in acting were not successful, but the situation changed, when Helberg got the role of Howard Wolowitz.

Currently the actor develops his career. He has appeared in a biopic movie “Florence Foster Jenkins”, which has become one of the most serious projects in his career. Helberg starred in the company of A list Hollywood actors Meryl Streep and Hugh Grant.

Hugh Grant, Meryl Streep, and Simon Helberg in Florence Foster Jenkins

In 2011 Simon bought a mansion in LA, which previously belonged to Charlie Sheen.

Simon Helberg House

Simon Helberg house

The actor Simon Helberg and his wife Jocelyn Towne paid $2, 9 million for a stunning home, built of white stone. The house consists of 2 floors and boasts with 4, 179 sq. ft. of living space. It has 4 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms. The residence was originally built in 1927. Around a massive house there’s a beautiful garden area. There’s a swimming pool in Simon Helberg estate too. 

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