Simon Maxwell Helberg is an American comedian, actor and a musician. He has best been known for his role in a sitcom titled ‘The Big Bang Theory’ where he featured as Howard Wolowitz. Through this role, he has been nominated to the various awards among them Critics Choice TV Award. Also, he featured in a film that was titled ‘Florence Foster Jenkins’ as Cosme McMoon, and this went on and earned him a Golden Globe Award. Keep on reading to learn more on the net worth and earnings of Simon Helberg in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Simon Helberg was born in the year 1980 on December 9th in Los Angeles. His parents are Sandy Helberg, who has been working as an actor and Harriet Helberg, who works as a casting director. He grew up in Judaism but he would later on reform as time went by. Helberg schooled at the Middle and high school at Crossroads School in Santa Monica, California with Jason Ritter. Jason would later become his roommate when he joined New York University where he studied at Atlantic Theatre Company.
Helberg has been married to Jocelyn Towne in 2017 on July 15th. His uncle by the name Robert Towne is a renowned screenwriter. The first child of the couple was born in the year 2012, and the child was a daughter. The couple would later be blessed with their first son in 2014. In 2013, via an interview, he stated that he has a black belt in Karate.
Career, Awards, & Nominations
In the early 2000s, together with Derek Walters and Helberg, they have performed together for a while. The two were a sketch comedy duo, and they went by the names, Derek & Simon. The two would later star in the web series ‘Derek&Simon,’ and it aired in 2007. They created it for the website that was known as Super Deluxe together with Odenkirk Bob. Helberg and the waters created a short film. Among them, they included ‘Derek & Simon: Pity Cardy’ and also ‘Derek & Simon.’ His debut when it came to television happened in 2002 in the MADtv for the season.
In the same year, he was able to play the role of the geeky student in a film that was titled ‘Van Wilder.’ He landed minor roles in a movie that was referred as ‘Old School.’ The year that followed, Simon appeared in ‘Rono 911’ and sixth episodes of Quintuplets, and he has a very small role as well.
In the year 2004, he featured in the Cinderella Story which was a film that had Chad Michael and Hillary Duff. He landed a role in ‘Good Night,’ and he featured as Simon and later as Jeff in the film ‘Good Luck.’ From 2006-2007, that was when he had a role in a film that was titled ‘Studio 60’ on Sunset Strip. He has also appeared in the Virgin Money and later in Walk Hard.
Net Worth & Earnings
The net worth of Simon Helberg is estimated to be over $50 million. This wealth has been generated from his career as an actor. He has appeared in very many films and television series which has seen his earnings rise. Also, as a musician, he has released several songs that had done quite well.
Simon has been able to land various roles in film and television shows. His part in the Big Bang Theory comedy series is what saw his salary increase to over $800,000 for every single episode in the year 2014. In 2015-2016, he pocketed over $23 million. He has won an award for his excellent skills, and he continues to inspire very many upcoming comedians.